735 people die of traffic accidents in January

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SaiGon GP English 9 hour(s) ago

735 people die of traffic accidents in January

Vietnam's National Traffic Safety Committee yesterday announced in January alone the country had 1,716 traffic accidents killing 735 people and injuring 1,550 others yet the number of cases and deaths decreased by 21 percent and 24 percent respectively compared to same period last year.
Workers wait for buses to return hometowns on February 5th, 2016 at My Dinh Bus Station in Hanoi.

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Ford sales surge on pickup’s popularity

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VietStock FI English 13 hour(s) ago

Ford sales surge on pickup’s popularity

Ford reported a 41 per cent increase in car sales in Cambodia last year, putting the Kingdom’s market among the fastest growing in the Southeast Asia region for the American automotive giant.

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Thai firms look to boost trade

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Thai firms look to boost trade

Thailand– one of Cambodia’s biggest trading partners– is holding an exhibition in the capital in a bid to further boost the $5.6 billion in bilateral trade it reported last year.

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Students bring joy to those less fortunate

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Students bring joy to those less fortunate

VietNamNet Bridge – The Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday is traditionally a time of reunion for the Vietnamese. For the last eight years, thousands of local and foreign students from HCM City's universities have taken part in an annual campaign that helps those in need during the festive season. Van Dat joins them for a day.

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In photos: Ho Chi Minh City's iconic Flower Street before showtime

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In photos: Ho Chi Minh City's iconic Flower Street before showtime

Workers, florists and artisans are working against the clock to complete the Nguyen Hue Flower Street, a flagship celebration Ho Chi Minh City administration has been carrying out annually in the last dozen years to observe Vietnam’s Lunar New Year (Tet).

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Traffic accidents on the decline in January

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Báo Dân Trí English 18 hour(s) ago

Traffic accidents on the decline in January

The number of traffic accidents, fatalities and injuries in January this year dropped significantly compared to the same period last year, the National Traffic Safety Committee reported.

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Man gets 4 years for robbing foreign tourist of phone in Hanoi

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Báo Thanh Niên English 17 hour(s) ago

Man gets 4 years for robbing foreign tourist of phone in Hanoi

A Hanoi court Thursday sentenced a 51-year-old man to four years in jail for helping an accomplice steal an iPhone from a foreign tourist in the city’s old quarter last year.

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Strong GDP growth, low inflation forecast for ‘16

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Strong GDP growth, low inflation forecast for ‘16

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's gross domestic product (GDP) will likely grow 6.82 per cent this year, 0.12 percentage points higher than that predicted by the National Assembly last November in its resolution on the socio-economic development plan for 2016, the Centre Institute of Economic Management (CIEM) said.

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Fighting to the finish in Ramadi

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 day(s) ago

Iraqi forces say they are winning the fight against Islamic State in some of the last remaining pockets of resistance in a Ramadi district.

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At least 2,297 journalists killed since 1990: IFJ

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At least 2,297 journalists killed since 1990: IFJ

At least 2,297 journalists and media workers have been killed in the last 25 years, with Iraq ranking as the most deadly country, the International Federation of Journalists said Wednesday.

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Vietnam spent $1 billion to import Chinese cars in 2015

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Vietnam spent $1 billion to import Chinese cars in 2015

VietNamNet Bridge - According to statistics from the General Department of Customs, Vietnam imported a total of 26,742 CBU cars from China last year, worth $1.04 billion.

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EU ambassadors discover the secrets of Tet holiday in Hanoi

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 day(s) ago

In the last week of the Year of the Goat, EU Ambassador to Vietnam Bruno Angelet and EU member states ambassadors to Vietnam started a special mission.

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Ukraine releases Vietnamese nationals arrested during violent raid

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Ukraine releases Vietnamese nationals arrested during violent raid

Ukraine authorities have released three Vietnamese nationals that they arrested during a raid into a Vietnamese quarter last week, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

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77 flights delayed at Tan Son Nhat Airport as holiday travel peaks

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77 flights delayed at Tan Son Nhat Airport as holiday travel peaks

Dozens of flights to and from Tan Son Nhat were delayed on Wednesday and the holiday travel reached its peak, putting the airport's runways under unprecedented strain that can last through this weekend.

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Move sought for Japan's oldest elephant may be too late

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Move sought for Japan's oldest elephant may be too late

In the humble zoo, among the small cages of owls, guinea pigs and raccoons, Japan's oldest elephant stands in a concrete pen about the size of half of a basketball court. She drinks sugar water from a bucket and munches on bananas with her last remaining tooth while a debate is being waged about where she should live out her final years.

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