Proposals tabled to revive Thailand tourism industry

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VietnamPlus English 5 day(s) ago

Thailand’s tourism sector has proposed providing tax refunds for domestic tourists, in which each person could be given up to 20,000 baht in tax rebates for spending related to local tourism.

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Flash floods leave 1 dead, another missing

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VietNam News English 7 day(s) ago

Floods triggered by torrential rains in northern mountainous provinces killed one person and left another missing on Wednesday, according to the Central Steering Committee on Flood and Storm Control.

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Petrovietnam eyes stake in Murphy Oil's Malaysian assets: source

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Petrovietnam eyes stake in Murphy Oil's Malaysian assets: source

Petrovietnam has bid for a stake in Murphy Oil Corp's Malaysian oil and gas assets, challenging other suitors including Mitsubishi Corp and Indian state oil companies, a person with direct knowledge of the plan said.

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Police question 2 who spread rumor of Ebola infection in Vietnam

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Police question 2 who spread rumor of Ebola infection in Vietnam

Police in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi have tracked down and questioned two women who spread a canard on Facebook that a Vietnamese person had contracted the deadly Ebola virus, which has been scotched by local health authorities.

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Caucasian Chalk Circle to open in Hanoi

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago

Caucasian Chalk Circle to open in Hanoi

(VOV) -The Youth Theatre in Hanoi brings Bertolt Brecht’s masterpiece the “Caucasian Chalk Circle” to Hanoi from September 16-19, announced theatre Director Truong Nhuan at a press conference on August 13.

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Japan orders 1.6 million to flee Typhoon Halong

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Strong wind and torrential rain brought by typhoon Halong kill at least one person in Japan and 1.6 million others are urged to leave the area.

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Miniature book collector has big dreams

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Miniature book collector has big dreams

Painter Nguyen Thanh Dam may not be the only person with this hobby in Viet Nam, but he is the only one with such a bulky bookcase of miniature books.

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Apple said to debut new bigger-screen iPhones on Sept. 9

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Apple Inc. is preparing to introduce bigger-screen iPhones at an event on Sept. 9, a person familiar with the plans said.

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Photos: Life of the oldest woman in Vietnam

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Photos: Life of the oldest woman in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – Mrs. Nguyen Thi Tru in Binh Chanh Dist, Ho Chi Minh City, has been recognized as the oldest woman in Vietnam. Her health is fairly good and she eats three to four bowls of rice each day.

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Village student challenges cycle of poverty

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

A New York Times column detailed her courageous VietNamNet Bridge – Tay Thi Nguyen, a 20-year-old college student from Long An Province, defied all odds to pursue education. Even after her parents burned all her books, she continued to find ways to read.story, calling her "graduate of the year". She talks to Thu Huong about the struggle to become the first person from her village to graduate from university.

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Mekong Delta residents dream of “eating clean, drinking safe”

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Mekong Delta residents dream of “eating clean, drinking safe”

VietNamNet Bridge – The government has set a goal of providing 60 liters of clean water per person per day to rural areas by 2015.

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Ebola’s escape from Africa unlikely though not impossible

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Ebola’s escape from Africa unlikely though not impossible

Ebola, the killer of more than 670 people in four West African countries since February, has spread beyond Africa only once. That doesn’t mean it can’t happen now, infectious disease experts warn.

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More rural households can use fresh water: urgent action

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More rural households can use fresh water: urgent action

It is an urge to supply at least 60 liter of fresh water per person a day in the Mekong delta for the government beyond 2015.

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

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

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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Oldest person recognized by Vietnam Records Organization

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Oldest person recognized by Vietnam Records Organization

VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Thi Tru – 121 years old – a resident of Da Phuoc Commune, Binh Chanh District, Ho Chi Minh City, is the oldest living person of record in Vietnam, announced the Vietnam Records Organization.

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