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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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – December 1

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – December 1

Here are the leading Vietnamese news stories in brief for today, December 1, 2014.

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15th IOF summit concludes, issues Dakar Declaration

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15th IOF summit concludes, issues Dakar Declaration

The 15th Summit of the International Organisation of La Francophonie (IOF) concluded on November 30 in Dakar, Senegal after passing the Dakar Declaration and important resolutions that advocated boosting economic partnership in the French-speaking community.

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40,000 people register to donate corneas

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40,000 people register to donate corneas

The event is organised annually from 2007 when the first Vietnamese in Kim Son district of northern Ninh Binh province voluntarily gave corneas after passing away.

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Australian mother charged after baby survives five days in drain

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Australian mother charged after baby survives five days in drain

Passing cyclists heard wailing coming from the 2.5-metre deep drain on a bike path along a western Sydney highway early Sunday morning.

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Security warnings calm tourists rather than scare: HCMC cop

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Security warnings calm tourists rather than scare: HCMC cop

Ho Chi Minh City police have had to stop passing out leaflets warning foreign visitors of robberies, rip-offs and taxi scams due to complaints from tour companies.

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MH17 investigators still awaiting US, Russian intelligence reports

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MH17 investigators still awaiting US, Russian intelligence reports

Dutch prosecutors are still awaiting U.S. intelligence reports on the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 but American laws on passing on such information to criminal investigations are complicating the process, the Dutch government said on Tuesday.

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Strange herds in Phan Rang

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Strange herds in Phan Rang

VietNamNet Bridge – Sheep, needless to say, are endemic to temperate zones, especially so in Western countries. But one passing through Phan Rang City in Ninh Thuan Province may not believe in their eyes seeing herds of sheep gazing on a gigantic hill about 15 kilometers south of the city. It is a bit strange to see sheep being raised under scorching heat and strong winds in Ninh Thuan.

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Three stone throwers face prosecution

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Police in the Central Highland of Gia Lai Province will prosecute three people for damaging property by intentionally throwing stones at passenger buses.

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22,300 students take part in 2014 TOEFL Junior Challenge

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The opening ceremony of the 2014 TOEFL Junior Challenge were hosted in Ho Chi Minh City on October 19 with the participation of 22,300 students from 228 secondary schools in the first qualifying round.

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Official dismissed for using fake diploma

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An official in the northern-central province of Thanh Hoa was dismissed on Friday for passing off another person's diploma as his own.

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China names new envoy to Iceland after Japan spying report

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China names new envoy to Iceland after Japan spying report

BEIJING, Oct 17 - Chinese President Xi Jinping has appointed China's new ambassador to Iceland, a month after overseas Chinese media reported that the previous envoy had been arrested for passing secrets to Japan.

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New flight path for HCM City-Hanoi route

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New flight path for HCM City-Hanoi route

A new air route between Hanoi and HCM City passing through Laotian and Cambodian airspace will start operating in June, 2015, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam.

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New flight path for HCM City-Hanoi route

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New flight path for HCM City-Hanoi route

A new air route between Hanoi and HCM City passing through Laotian and Cambodian airspace will start operating in June, 2015, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam.

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Artists complain about sloppy organization of ‘Miss Vietnam International 2014’ in Japan

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Artists complain about sloppy organization of ‘Miss Vietnam International 2014’ in Japan

Several Vietnamese artists who performed at the finales of the “Miss Vietnam International 2014” beauty pageant in Japan have accused the organizers of “mistreating” them, with the accused passing the buck to each other.

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