Gay pride event to kick off in Hanoi

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Gay pride event to kick off in Hanoi

While the campaign to legalise same sex marriage in Vietnam may have stalled for the time being, enthusiasm remains high as the nation prepares for this year's Viet Pride festival.

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Casino prizes may now be paid in foreign currencies

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Casino prizes may now be paid in foreign currencies

The Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam has issued a draft circular which allows prize-winners at casino to receive their payouts in foreign currencies.

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Microsoft probed by regulators in China amid U.S. tension

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Microsoft probed by regulators in China amid U.S. tension

Microsoft Corp. said it’s being probed by regulators in China as U.S. companies face increased scrutiny in the world’s second-largest economy.

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Making $10K shoes for Rafael Nadal entirely by hand

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Appreciate high-end luxury men's shoes? At a time when huge luxury groups like LVMH may struggle with their size, French shoemaker Pierre Corthay's strategy is simple: remain small and exclusive. Clients include actor Clive Owen and tennis player Rafael Nadal. Bloomberg's Caroline Connan reports.

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Largest motorcycle market in north Vietnam may be relocated

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Largest motorcycle market in north Vietnam may be relocated

VietNamNet Bridge - Thirteen years after the market was moved from Phung Hung Street to Dich Vong market in Cau Giay District, Hanoi, the largest market for used motorcycles in the north may be moved again to Bac Tu Liem district.

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Gay pride event to kick off in Ha Noi

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Gay pride event to kick off in Ha Noi

While the campaign to legalise same sex marriage in Viet Nam may have stalled for the time being, enthusiasm remains high as the nation prepares for this year's Viet Pride festival.

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Downing of flight MH17 'may amount to a war crime': UN

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Downing of flight MH17 'may amount to a war crime': UN

The downing of Malaysian airliner MH17 may constitute a war crime, the UN said Monday, as explosions and fighting blocked a new attempt by Dutch and Australian police to reach the crash site in insurgent-held east Ukraine.

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Vietnam general invites Chinese media to 'witness reality'

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Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Vietnam's Deputy Defense Minister, says he would like to invite Chinese reporters to join Vietnamese coast guard patrol in the South China Sea to better understand what is really happening in the waters off Vietnam's coast where China has wrongfully deployed an oil rig since early May. Video credit: VTV3

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Deputy FM to become Vietnam’s ambassador to US

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Deputy FM to become Vietnam’s ambassador to US

Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Vinh has been appointed Vietnam’s new ambassador to the US.

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Vietnam’s 121-year-old woman may become world’s oldest person

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A 121-year-old woman living on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City took a step toward becoming the world’s oldest living person after obtaining national verification of her proof of birth.

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Chinese naval ships seen near oil rig

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China on July 11 sent six naval ships to protect an oil rig it has deployed illegally in Vietnam’s continental shelf and exclusive economic zone since May, according to the Vietnam Fisheries Surveillance Department.

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China carrying out more drills across East, South China Seas

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China carrying out more drills across East, South China Seas

China is holding military drills across the East and South China Seas that may further disrupt domestic air travel and add to tensions with neighbors over territorial disputes in the region.

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Australia seeks to secure MH17 remains as Abbott deploys police

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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s plan to deploy armed police officers to the site of the Malaysian Air crash will focus on reclaiming bodies, amid concern their presence may risk increasing tension in the Ukrainian territory held by Russian-backed rebels.

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Taiwan's Formosa Plastics to receive $2.39 mln in Vietnam compensation

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Taiwan's Formosa Plastics to receive $2.39 mln in Vietnam compensation

Taiwanese conglomerate Formosa Plastics Group said on Monday it will receive $2.39 million in compensation from the Vietnamese government and a Vietnamese insurance firm for damages incurred during anti-China protests in May.

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Vietnam index falls 0.3 pct; BIDV outperforms on dividend plan

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Vietnam index falls 0.3 pct; BIDV outperforms on dividend plan

Vietnam's benchmark VN Index lost 0.32 percent on Friday, coming down from a near four-month high the previous day, with lender BIDV bucking the trend to reach its highest since May 7 on news of its 2013 dividend plan.

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