Friend of river, enemy of litter

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Friend of river, enemy of litter

Treating wastewater before discharging it into the environment is still neglected in Vietnam. Anybody in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City can tell you about their polluted rivers into which the untreated wastewater of millions of people have been pouring. Some billion-dollar project have been carried out to improve the condition of To Lich and Kim Nguu rivers in Hanoi, as well as Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal in HCMC, but it will take many more generations, efforts and investments before...

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Lacquer, engravings on display in City

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Lacquer, engravings on display in City

VietNamNet Bridge – A selection of by Vietnamese lacquer and engraved paintings is on display at an exhibition at HCM City Fine Arts Museum.

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Civilians, soldiers die in east Ukraine fighting as Putin visits Crimea

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Civilians, soldiers die in east Ukraine fighting as Putin visits Crimea

Fighting flared between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed rebels in separate parts of eastern Ukraine overnight, killing at least two Ukrainian soldiers and several civilians, Kiev's military and separatist sources said on Monday.

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Russia's Lavrov says U.S. must work with Assad to fight Islamic State

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Russia's Lavrov says U.S. must work with Assad to fight Islamic State

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the United States should cooperate with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to fight Islamic State and that this required an international coalition uniting all those for whom the jihadists are "a common enemy".

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Japan's surviving WWII soldiers fight for peace

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Japan's surviving WWII soldiers fight for peace

Digging with his bare hands to escape the jungle tomb of his plane shot down by US forces in Guadalcanal in 1942, Japanese fighter pilot Kaname Harada understood the full horror of war.

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Images: The resting place of 10 heroic girls at Dong Loc T-junction

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Images: The resting place of 10 heroic girls at Dong Loc T-junction

VietNamNet Bridge – Dong Loc T-junction was of importance as a key strategic crossroads extensively bombed by enemy forces, which wanted to cut off the supply of manpower, weapons, ammunition and other necessary items from the socialist state in the north to the front in the south.

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British PM heads to Southeast Asia with trade, IS on agenda

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British PM heads to Southeast Asia with trade, IS on agenda

British Prime Minister David Cameron begins a visit to Southeast Asia on Monday, seeking greater cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group and to strengthen trade ties with the region's booming economies.

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Party chief’s US visit opens up new chapter in Vietnam-US ties

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Party chief’s US visit opens up new chapter in Vietnam-US ties

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s official visit to the US from July 6-10 is a historic event, marking a new milestone in the Vietnam-US relationship, a senior Party official told the press following the visit. Party Central Committee member and Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Hoang Binh Quan said the Party General Secretary’s visit made history because this is the first time a Party General Secretary of Vietnam, a position without any counterpart in...

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Islamic State beheads women civilians for first time in Syria - monitor

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Islamic State beheads women civilians for first time in Syria - monitor

The hardline Islamic State group has beheaded two women in Syria, the first time it has decapitated female civilians, the founder of a group monitoring the war said on Tuesday.

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Headless body, scrawled with Arabic, found at French blast site

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Headless body, scrawled with Arabic, found at French blast site

A decapitated body daubed with Arabic writing was found at a U.S.-owned factory in southeast France on Friday after an assailant rammed a delivery van into gas containers at the site, triggering an explosion.

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U.S. navy littoral ship found vulnerable to attack

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U.S. navy littoral ship found vulnerable to attack

Weeks before one of the U.S. Navy’s new Littoral Combat Ships departed for Asia, tests had exposed its vulnerability to a potential enemy attack, according to the Pentagon’s testing office.

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In Vietnam, death penalty cannot be a remedy for corruption

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In Vietnam, death penalty cannot be a remedy for corruption

A general view of the Vietnam National Assembly (Parliament) is seen during the opening ceremony of its 2015 spring session in Hanoi May 20, 2015. Photo: Reuters

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Le Xuan Vy, the first builder of Vinh Moc Tunnel

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Le Xuan Vy, the first builder of Vinh Moc Tunnel

VietNamNet Bridge – Vinh Moc Tunnel, an underground miniature village, in Quang Tri province’s Vinh Linh District, is a famous national historical site. During the Vietnam War, the tunnel was a safe shelter for thousands of people. In today’s program, VOV introduces Le Xuan Vy, the first builder of Vinh Moc Tunnel, who left school after the fourth grade.

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Why body counts are a bad metric for judging Islamic State fight

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Why body counts are a bad metric for judging Islamic State fight

After extremists’ latest advances in Syria and Iraq, the U.S. is falling back on an old and discredited metric -- estimated enemy body counts -- to show it isn’t losing the war against Islamic State.

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Le Xuan Vy, the first builder of Vinh Moc Tunnel

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Le Xuan Vy, the first builder of Vinh Moc Tunnel

(VOV) - Vinh Moc Tunnel, an underground miniature village, in Quang Tri province’s Vinh Linh district, is a famous national historical site.

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