Vietnam consumers spend $2.97bn shopping online in 2014: report

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Vietnam consumers spend $2.97bn shopping online in 2014: report

Vietnamese people spent $2.97 billion shopping online last year, or 2.12 percent of the country’s total retail revenue, an agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade said in a report released in mid-February.

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Disaster averted when planes clip in mid-air

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

The pilots of two aircraft had a lucky escape after an aerobatic maneuver went wrong at an Indian airshow.

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In quest of a long-lost premium tea brand in Vietnam

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In quest of a long-lost premium tea brand in Vietnam

One of Vietnam’s finest tea brands, which has been missing from the country’s tea map since the mid-20th century, still lingers in the mind of local tea enthusiasts and is being revived step by step.

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Icy storm paralyzes central U.S., pummels nation's capital

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Icy storm paralyzes central U.S., pummels nation's capital

BOSTON, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Record-breaking cold gripped the eastern United States while an icy winter storm crippled the nation's central states and then plowed into the mid-Atlantic, dumping snow and forcing federal offices in Washington, D.C. to close on Tuesday.

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Ebola-hit nations pledge to eradicate virus in 60 days

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Ebola-hit nations pledge to eradicate virus in 60 days

The leaders of the countries devastated by the west African Ebola outbreak vowed at a summit in Guinea on Sunday to eradicate the virus by mid-April.

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Lighting up lanterns for Tet

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Lighting up lanterns for Tet

It is unclear when and how lanterns became a must-have decoration for Vietnamese families during important holidays, especially the mid-autumn festival and Tet, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year Festival.

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What happened to Ebola?

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Less than six months ago, the CDC released a report that up to 1.4 million people could die from Ebola by mid-January. As of February 2015, the virus has claimed roughly 8,500 lives. What happened over this short period to curb the largest Ebola outbreak in history? Voiced by Bloomberg's Drew Beebe.

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Embassy in Canada holds get-together ahead of Tet

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

The Vietnamese Embassy in Canada held a get-together with the Vietnamese community on January 31 on the threshold of the Lunar New Year holiday (Tet), which will fall in mid-February.

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Equitisation of MobiFone by 2016

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

MobiFone's equitisation will be completed within 20 months, which will also include its restructuring, expected to conclude by mid-2016, the Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son said.

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Local fashion firms fear mid-tier foreign brands

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Local fashion firms fear mid-tier foreign brands

VietNamNet Bridge – Though experiencing an annual two-digit growth rate for years, some of Vietnam’s longstanding fashion companies fear that more mid-tier foreign fashion brands will enter the market after the Trans Pacific Partnership takes effect.

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Agencies asked to ensure drugs supply for Tet

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Agencies asked to ensure drugs supply for Tet

The health ministry's Drug Administration of Viet Nam has asked healthcare agencies and drug manufacturers and importers to ensure adequate supply of drugs for the Tet festival in mid-February.

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4,300 traffic accidents recorded in HCM City last year

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4,300 traffic accidents recorded in HCM City last year

VietNamNet Bridge - Of more than 4,300 traffic accidents, more than 700 deaths occurred in Ho Chi Minh City last year, considered to be one of the highest number of accidents in the country in 2014.

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Mid-cap, speculative stocks buoy market

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Mid-cap, speculative stocks buoy market

Viet Nam's stock market fluctuated last week as benchmark indexes ended mixed. The VN-Index gained value compared to the previous week thanks to positive trading on mid-cap and speculative stocks.

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Vietnam to attend Chingay parade

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Vietnam to attend Chingay parade

(VOV) -A number of artists from the Vietnam National Music Song and Dance Theatre will represent the country at the Chingay parade – one of Asia’s grandest parades set for February 27-28 in Singapore.

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Over 180 suspension bridges to be completed in first half

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

The project to build 187 suspension bridges across the country will be completed by mid 2015, according to the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam (DRV).

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