Vietnamese doctor gets off easy for torturing pregnant wife

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Vietnamese doctor gets off easy for torturing pregnant wife

A court in the southern city of Can Tho sentenced a local doctor to 9 months’ probation on Friday morning for binding his pregnant wife in chains and torturing her until she miscarried last March.

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Laos’ hard work reduces number of UXO victims

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VietnamPlus English 11 hour(s) ago

Great efforts made by the Lao Government together with international support have helped reduced the number of victims of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the country to just 56 last year from the previous 300 each year.

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ET visits Vietnam: For real or Photoshopped?

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 12 hour(s) ago

ET visits Vietnam: For real or Photoshopped?

A Vietnamese man claims to have captured the image of an extraterrestrial creature while taking photos at a sidewalk tea shop in Hanoi last month.

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Number of foreign arrivals bounces back

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Number of foreign arrivals bounces back

VGP – The number of foreign tourists to Viet Nam reached 564,700 in July, an increase of 4.6% against last month, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

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Nine reasons why India's WTO veto shocked the world (Reuters)

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Nine reasons why India's WTO veto shocked the world (Reuters)

India's tough diplomacy blocked a landmark world trade treaty late on Thursday, despite last-ditch talks to rescue what would have been the first global trade reform since the creation of the World Trade Organization 19 years ago.

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13 movies to be released in August

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VietnamNet English 13 hour(s) ago

13 movies to be released in August

VietNamNet Bridge - "Guardians of the Galaxy", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and "Step up All In" are the outstanding movies in the last month of the summer movie season this year.

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Tourism sector continues to perform soundly in H2

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VietnamPlus English 15 hour(s) ago

The number of international visitors to Vietnam in July is estimated at 564,736, bringing the total number of foreign arrivals in the first 7 months to 4.85 million, up 15.6 percent as compared to that of the same period last year. Vietnam Business Forum spoke with General Director of Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) Nguyen Van Tuan about tourism development in Vietnam in the coming time.

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WTO members fail to agree global trade deal

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VietnamNet English 16 hour(s) ago

WTO members fail to agree global trade deal

The World Trade Organization says its 160 members have failed to agree a global customs pact drawn up in meetings in Bali last December.

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Gold loans fall as prices dip

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VietnamPlus English 20 hour(s) ago 2 related news

Gold loans at 10 commercial banks in Ho Chi Minh City stood at 157,317 taels by the end of June, representing an 11 percent decrease over last June.

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Southern Vietnam's last surviving fort could wash away in the rain

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Báo Thanh Niên English 21 hour(s) ago

A national historical monument in the southern town of Bien Hoa, Dong Nai province, that dates back 200 years could collapse before a $2 million restoration project can save it.

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Proposed late-night alcohol ban could be difficult to implement

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VietNam News English 22 hour(s) ago

Last week, Viet Nam News asked readers their thoughts on the Ministry of Health's proposal to ban the sale of alcohol from 10pm to 6am in an effort to curb alcohol abuse, which is a major factor in traffic accidents and domestic violence.

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Smartphone app offers new options to last-minute travellers

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VietNam News English 22 hour(s) ago

Last-minute hotel-booking software through smartphone HotelQuickly officially launched this week in HCM City.

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Gold loans fall as prices dip

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Báo Đầu Tư English 23 hour(s) ago 2 related news

Gold loans fall as prices dip

Hanoi - Gold loans at 10 commercial banks in HCM City stood at 157,317 taels by the end of June, representing an 11 per cent decrease over last June.

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Gold loans fall as prices dip

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VietNam News English 23 hour(s) ago 2 related news

Gold loans fall as prices dip

Gold loans at 10 commercial banks in HCM City stood at 157,317 taels by the end of June, representing an 11 per cent decrease over last June.

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Fewer firms established than last year

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VietNam News English 23 hour(s) ago

Nearly 42,400 enterprises were established in the country in the first seven months of the year, down 7 per cent in the number of new businesses as compared to 2013.

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