Aviation officials, air firm executives disciplined for near miss, blackout in Vietnam

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Aviation officials, air firm executives disciplined for near miss, blackout in Vietnam

A senior aviation official and an executive of a state-owned air traffic control corporation have been reprimanded, with three others also seriously criticized, for a power outage at Vietnam’s largest airport and a near miss between a civil airplane and a military helicopter last year.

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Croatia elects first woman president after tight vote

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Opposition challenger Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic was elected Croatia's first female president on Sunday, narrowly winning a tight run-off vote with a pledge to kickstart the EU country's ailing economy.

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Impressions of Vietnam tourism in 2014

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Impressions of Vietnam tourism in 2014

VietNamNet Bridge - The highlights of Vietnam’s tourism last year included the country’s first foreign tourism ambassadors, a traveler who narrowly escaped death and an 83-year-old man who climbed to the Fansipan peak four times.

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House narrowly passes spending bill, averts government shutdown

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House narrowly passes spending bill, averts government shutdown

The House of Representatives averted a government shutdown on Thursday, narrowly passing a $1.1 trillion spending bill despite strenuous Democratic objections to controversial financial provisions.

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Body-dumping Hanoi plastic surgeon gets 19 years

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Body-dumping Hanoi plastic surgeon gets 19 years

A now notorious plastic surgeon and security guard narrowly escaped a murder conviction at their sentencing on Friday in Hanoi.

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Northeast Nigeria bus station blast kills 40 people: sources

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A roadside bomb tore through a bus station near a busy junction in northeast Nigeria on Thursday, killing 40 people including five soldiers, witnesses and a security source on the scene said.

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Ministry wants airport power outage answer before Dec. 5

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Transport has demanded the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) to make a full answer before December 5 on the power failure at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCMC on November 20 which had led to the lost of flight control at the air traffic control center.

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Airliner, military helicopter narrowly escape colliding above HCMC

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Airliner, military helicopter narrowly escape colliding above HCMC

Relevant agencies will meet on Thursday to discuss a dangerous incident in which two aircraft, one civil and the other military, narrowly missed colliding with each other above Ho Chi Minh City on October 29.

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Airliner, military helicopter narrowly escape colliding above HCMC

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Airliner, military helicopter narrowly escape colliding above HCMC

Relevant agencies will meet on Thursday to discuss a dangerous incident in which two aircraft, one civil and the other military, narrowly missed colliding with each other above Ho Chi Minh City on October 29.

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U.S. Senate narrowly fails to pass Keystone XL pipeline bill

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The U.S. Senate on Tuesday narrowly failed to pass a bill that would have approved construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, rejecting a measure the House of Representatives approved last week.

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Vietnam weightlifter wins big at world tournament

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Vietnam weightlifter wins big at world tournament

Thach Kim Tuan broke his own Asian record to bag a gold medal at the International Weightlifting Federation’s (IWF) World Championships 2014 in Kazakhstan on Saturday.

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Vietnamese girl escapes death in Nepal’s snowstorm

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VOV News English 3 month(s) ago

Vietnamese girl escapes death in Nepal’s snowstorm

(VOV) - A Vietnamese girl narrowly escaped death in a Himalayan snowstorm in Nepal on October 15.

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EU approves UK's first nuclear plant for a generation

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EU approves UK's first nuclear plant for a generation

A vote by the European Union narrowly backed the deal as the nuclear project encountered fierce resistance from activists and several member states.

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Vietnam comes second in women’s 10m air rifle category

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Vietnam comes second in women’s 10m air rifle category

Shooters Nguyen Thu Hang, Dang Hong Ha and Nguyen Thi Le Quyen bagged a silver medal in the women’s 10m mobile target air rifle competition on September 26 at the ongoing Asian Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea .

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U19 offers fresh start for football

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

U19 offers fresh start for football

A new pool of promising players and generation of fans have fuelled the hope that football competition in the country will experience a resurgence after a long period of stagnation plagued with problems from coaching controversies to match-fixing.

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