Thai PM questions if 'tourists in bikinis' safe after murders

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Thai PM questions if 'tourists in bikinis' safe after murders

Thailand's military ruler on Wednesday questioned whether tourists in bikinis are safe in the kingdom, in comments following the murder of two Britons whose battered bodies were found on a Thai island.

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Foods tainted with Taiwanese ‘gutter oil’ not found in Vietnam: watchdog

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Foods tainted with Taiwanese ‘gutter oil’ not found in Vietnam: watchdog

The food safety watchdog in Ho Chi Minh City says it has yet to find the two types of canned food products containing tainted ‘gutter oil’ that Taiwan believes were imported into Vietnam by a city-based firm, following an inspection on Tuesday.

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US adoption firms given green light

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VietNam News English 22 hour(s) ago 2 related news

The US Embassy yesterday announced Viet Nam's Central Adoption Authority under the Ministry of Justice has authorised two US service providers to facilitate inter-country adoptions in Viet Nam following a six-year hiatus.

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Vietnam, the US resume adoption programme

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VietnamPlus English 22 hour(s) ago 2 duplicate news 2 related news

The Vietnamese Ministry of Justice on September 16 officially handed over licences to two US adoption service providers –Dillon International and Holt International Children’s Services to facilitate inter-country adoptions following a six-year hiatus.

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Oyster breeders remove tires from Lang Co Bay

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Oyster breeders remove tires from Lang Co Bay

Following directions from the Lang Co Town People's Committee, 85 households tore down their oyster-breeding structures yesterday.

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Da Nang launches tourism portal

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago 2 duplicate news

This central city's Culture, Sport and Tourism Department has launched its latest online tourism information portal following an eight-month trial period to further boost its tourism industry.

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Good Books Awards winners announced

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Good Books Awards winners announced

VietNamNet Bridge – Thirteen winners of the annual Good Books Awards in seven categories were announced on Thursday (Sept 11) in HCM City following a vote by the public.

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Vietnam considers coastal shipping route to take load off roads

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Vietnam considers coastal shipping route to take load off roads

VietNamNet Bridge – Following the success of the Quang Ninh – Quang Binh route, the Vietnam Maritime Bureau (Vinamarine) is considering putting other coastal shipping routes into operation to help ease the current overloading on roads.

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Electrical short sparks fire at Indonesian Consulate in HCMC

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 day(s) ago 1 related news

The Indonesian Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City caught fire on Friday night following a series of small explosions.

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Forest rangers in southern Vietnam suspended following newspaper expose

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Forest rangers in southern Vietnam suspended following newspaper expose

The director of Dong Nai Province’s agriculture department has decided to suspend two forest rangers caught selling the very wildlife they were tasked with protecting while in uniform.

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Trade surplus forecast on export growth

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago

Viet Nam is expected to achieve a trade surplus in the remaining months of 2014 following positive results from exports in the first eight months of the year.

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HCM City to have new Tourism Department

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HCM City to have new Tourism Department

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City will become the first location in Vietnam to have a tourism management body, following a decision by the Prime Minister and the municipal People's Council, which both approved the proposal of the city government.

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Thai PM delivers policy statement before legislative body

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Thai PM delivers policy statement before legislative body

Thai Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha has delivered a policy statement before the National Legislative Assembly (NLA), following the appointment and the swearing-in ceremony of the new cabinet.

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Good Books Awards winners announced

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Good Books Awards winners announced

Thirteen winners of the annual Good Books Awards in seven categories were announced on September 11 in Ho Chi Minh City following a vote by the public.

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Good Books Awards winners announced

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago 1 related news

Good Books Awards winners announced

Thirteen winners of the annual Good Books Awards in seven categories were announced yesterday in HCM City following a vote by the public.

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