Capital plans to bury cables underground on 200 streets

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Capital plans to bury cables underground on 200 streets

Overhead electrical and telecommunications cables on 200 streets in Hanoi will be dismantled and buried underground this year.

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More than 50 Islamic State child soldiers killed in Syria in 2015

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More than 50 Islamic State child soldiers killed in Syria in 2015

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says it has documented the deaths of 52 child soldiers, all under the age of 16, who had been part of IS's "Cubs of the Caliphate" programme.

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Capital plans to bury cables underground on 200 streets

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

Overhead electrical and telecommunications cables on 200 streets in Hanoi will be dismantled and buried underground this year.

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Simple truth: Vietnam just not 'serious about tourism'

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Báo Thanh Niên English 28 month(s) ago

Simple truth: Vietnam just not 'serious about tourism'

A recent article in Tuoi Tre, translated and reprinted in Vietweek and Thanh Nien News as "Why We Fail and Why They Succeed," took a very reductive look at the reasons why Thailand is a hugely popular tourist destination and why Vietnam isn't.

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Canadian MP can't sit tight for vote

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago

Politics becomes especially personal for Canadian parliament member Pat Martin who offers a "tight underwear" excuse to explain why he briefly left his seat during a vote.

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In Vietnam, the shorter the distance gets, the more belligerent cabbies become

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 month(s) ago

In Vietnam, the shorter the distance gets, the more belligerent cabbies become

Passengers flagging down a taxi at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City should expect to be scolded by the cabbies if they are to travel a short distance.

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Tips to turn down cold calls, promotional sales in Vietnam

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Tips to turn down cold calls, promotional sales in Vietnam

Cold calls and promotional sales have caused much trouble for people in Vietnam in recent times so locals have come up with various ways to deal with them and turn down the offers.

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In Vietnam, drunk drivers use any excuse to avoid breath alcohol tests

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In Vietnam, drunk drivers use any excuse to avoid breath alcohol tests

“I am from [the office of] Mr. X, so you don’t need to make me take a breath alcohol test,” said a drunk driver to a traffic policeman.

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Transport fares must be lower: Deputy Minister

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SaiGon GP English 10 month(s) ago 1 related news

Deputy Minister of Transportation Nguyen Hong Truong on November 10 said that there was no excuse for not reducing transportation fares while gasoline prices had declined for the ninth time this year.

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New decree on credit-rating agencies expected to change financial market

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

New decree on credit-rating agencies expected to change financial market

VietNamNet Bridge – Under Government’s Decree No 88, the Ministry of Finance will begin receiving applications to set up CRAs from mid-November, a long awaited moment believed to mark a milestone in the debt market.

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Hong Kong cancels crisis talks with democracy protesters

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Hong Kong cancels crisis talks with democracy protesters

The Hong Kong government canceled talks with pro-democracy protesters who have blockaded key city roads for nearly two weeks after leaders of the movement called supporters back into the streets.

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Former Soviet military experts’ contributions hailed

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VietnamPlus English 13 month(s) ago

Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Pham Xuan Son has highlighted former Soviet military experts’ great contributions to Vietnam ’s war against US imperialists.

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Seminar highlights first victory of navy, air defence-air forces

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VietnamPlus English 14 month(s) ago

Seminar highlights first victory of navy, air defence-air forces

The first victory of the Navy and the Air Defence-Air Forces of the Vietnam People’s Army against US forces 50 years ago was the main focus of a scientific seminar held in the northern port city of Hai Phong on July 30.

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U.S. backs Japan's Abe, tells China to stop destabilizing actions

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U.S. backs Japan's Abe, tells China to stop destabilizing actions

The United States threw its weight on Saturday behind a push by Japan to take a more active role in regional security and bluntly warned China to halt destabilizing actions in support of territorial claims.

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South Korea hospice fire kills 21

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South Korea hospice fire kills 21

At least 20 patients and a nurse have been killed in a fire at a hospice in Janseong county, South Korea.

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