Southeast Asian Games showcase region's rapid growth

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Southeast Asian Games showcase region's rapid growth

The 28th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) begins in Singapore next week, an event that promises to showcase the region's spectacular economic growth as much as the athletes and their competitions.

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Expats beware! Thousands may fill Hanoi, Saigon streets after Vietnam-Thailand match tonight

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Expats beware! Thousands may fill Hanoi, Saigon streets after Vietnam-Thailand match tonight

Be prepared to stay home tonight, expats, if you do not like crowds and all kinds of noise as Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi streets will likely be crawling with people and vehicles celebrating Vietnam’s expected qualification for the opening match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying round.

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BHP pays $25M to settle Olympics hospitality issue

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

BHP Billiton will pay $25 million to settle SEC claims that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act when it sponsored the attendance of foreign government officials at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. Bloomberg's Paul Allen reports on "First Up."

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Elite athletes should get heart screening, says expert

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Elite athletes should get heart screening, says expert

Olympic athletes should have tailored heart screening to check for life-threatening conditions before they can compete, a leading Italian doctor says.

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Vietnamese gymnastics targets 10 gold medals at 28th SEA Games

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnamese gymnastics will bring 10 athletes to the 28th SEA Games to be held in Singapore next month, targeting to win at least 10 gold medals, with its hopes mainly pinned on top female gymnast Phan Thi Ha Thanh.

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Singapore targets glory at 28th SEA Games

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

Singapore will field 748 athletes at the upcoming 28th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), the largest-ever contingent, the country’s National Olympic Council announced on May 5.

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Australia 2028 Games bid would have 'great chance', says IOC President Bach

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

A bid from Australia to host the Summer Olympics for the third time in 2028 would have a good chance of winning what he hoped would be a hotly-contested bidding process, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday.

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Organisation of Asian Beach Games in Vietnam discussed

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

The organisation of the fifth Asian Beach was at the centre of a meeting between the General Department of Sports and Physical Training and the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) on April 27 in Hanoi.

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Contaminated oil that no one wants is heading to Asia

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Contaminated oil that no one wants is heading to Asia

One million barrels of oil. Enough to fill more than 60 Olympic-sized swimming pools. And there it sat in tanks outside San Francisco -- for three years -- despite crude prices that topped $100 a barrel.

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Michael Phelps fails to qualify for 400 free in Arizona

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Michael Phelps fails to qualify for 400 free in Arizona

Michael Phelps experienced his first failure in his return to competition after a six-month suspension.

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Phelps wins 100 butterfly at 1st meet in 8 months

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Phelps wins 100 butterfly at 1st meet in 8 months

Michael Phelps won the 100-meter butterfly at his first meet in eight months Thursday night, beginning his push to compete at a fifth Olympics next year.

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IOC president hails Paris candidacy for 2024 Olympic Games

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

IOC president tells French President Francois Hollande, visiting the IOC, that Paris is an "exemplary candidate."

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Ngoc Trinh to receive Asia Bikini Model Awards 2015

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Ngoc Trinh to receive Asia Bikini Model Awards 2015

(VOV) -Vietnamese fashion model Ngoc Trinh is to receive a prize titled "The Asian Bikini Model Queen" presented during the Asia Model Awards 2015 in the Republic of Korea.

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A breakdown of the 2018 World Cup qualifying groups in Asia

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A breakdown of the 2018 World Cup qualifying groups in Asia

The combined second round qualifying draw for 2018 World Cup and 2019 Asian Cup took place in Malaysia on Tuesday. Here is a breakdown of Groups E-H.

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FPT announces scholarship for outstanding students

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Ha Noi-based FPT High School has announced a VND500-million (US$23,0000) scholarship fund for students who won prizes at all levels in the entrance examination for the 2015-16 school year.

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