Google's $20M race to the moon

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Space exploration has always been a costly business that's mainly been funded by governments. However, Elon Musk and Richard Branson have stepped into the void, and now Google wants others to join them. It's launched a competition to encourage private companies to venture into space. Bloomberg speaks to some of the teams taking part.

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Hanoi’s new hi-tech hope

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Hanoi’s new hi-tech hope

After two years’ delay, the Ministry of Science and Technology finally began the construction on vital infrastructure facilities for the Hoa Lac Hi-tech Park in Hanoi.

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UK GM wheat 'does not repel pests'

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UK GM wheat 'does not repel pests'

A strain of genetically modified wheat developed in the UK has failed to repel pests as intended in field trials.

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Da Nang seeks more support from World Bank

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VietnamPlus English 3 day(s) ago

The central city of Da Nang has asked the World Bank to increase its funding for waste water treatment projects in the city.

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Da Nang seeks more support from World Bank

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VOV News English 3 day(s) ago

The central city of Da Nang has asked the World Bank to increase its funding for waste water treatment projects in the city.

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Coffee growers receive support for effective water resource management

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Coffee growers receive support for effective water resource management

Coffee farming households in five Vietnamese Central Highlands provinces have recently benefitted from the project ‘More coffee with less water- towards a reduction of the blue water footprint in coffee production’, funded by Nestlé Corporation and the Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development (SDC), with support from German EDE Consulting and many other local partners, including the Western Highlands Agriculture and Forestry Sciences Institute (WASI).

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Chinese-funded urban rail line in Hanoi blasted for wavy railroads

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Chinese-funded urban rail line in Hanoi blasted for wavy railroads

An under-construction urban railway in Hanoi has captured the attention of passers-by with its wavelike railroads, the latest in a grim series of scandals to hit the Chinese-funded project, but an official has cited ‘scientific reasons’ to defend the bizarre design.

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EU-funded project helps boost Vietnam-EU trade ties

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VietnamPlus English 5 day(s) ago

The European Trade Policy and Investment Support Project (EU-MUTRAP), which aims to enhance Vietnam’s international trade integration and boost Vietnam-EU trade ties, recorded positive results, heard a seminar in Hanoi on June 25.

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Ex-railway officials prosecuted for wrongdoings in ODA-funded project

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Ex-railway officials prosecuted for wrongdoings in ODA-funded project

Six ex-railway officials, who were found sharing a total of VND11 billion (US$504,000) in kickbacks from a Japanese consultant firm in relation to an ODA-funded urban railway project in Hanoi from 2009-2014, have been prosecuted on the charge of “abusing position and power while performing official duties”.

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Ex-railway officials prosecuted for wrongdoings in ODA-funded project

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Ex-railway officials prosecuted for wrongdoings in ODA-funded project

Six ex-railway officials, who were found sharing a total of 11 billion VND (504,000 USD) in kickbacks from a Japanese consultant firm in relation to an ODA-funded urban railway project in Hanoi from 2009-2014, have been prosecuted on the charge of “abusing position and power while performing official duties”.

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Australia-funded eye project benefits people in Ba Ria-Vung Tau

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A project run by the Australia-based Brien Holden Vision Institute benefited thousands of people in the Tan Thanh and Chau Duc districts of southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province.

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Australia-funded eye project benefits people in Ba Ria-Vung Tau

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A project run by the Australia-based Brien Holden Vision Institute benefited thousands of people in the Tan Thanh and Chau Duc districts of southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province.

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Foreign-funded primary school opens in Thai Nguyen

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago

Sponsored by the Republic of Korea, upgrades to the Khau Vieng primary and nursery school in Lam Vy commune, Dinh Hoa district in the northern province of Thai Nguyen was inaugurated on June 18.

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Foreign-funded primary school opens in Thai Nguyen

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Sponsored by the Republic of Korea, upgrades to the Khau Vieng primary and nursery school in Lam Vy commune, Dinh Hoa district in the northern province of Thai Nguyen was inaugurated on June 18.

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Ha Nam attracts 210 investment projects so far

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Industrial parks (IP) in the northern province of Ha Nam have so far this year attracted 116 foreign-invested projects totalling over 1.19 billion USD and 94 domestic-funded ones worth 9.5 trillion VND (445 million USD).

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