High fees valid protection for world's biggest cave

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High fees valid protection for world's biggest cave

VietNamNet Bridge –Last week Viet Nam News asked readers whether they had any plans to explore the world's largest cave, Son Doong, in central Quang Binh Province, and for suggestions on how to balance exploration with preservation. The cave, located in central Quang Binh Province, was first discovered in 1991, but was not fully explored until 2009 when a team from the British Cave Research Association made a trip. Limited numbers of tourists can visit the caves, but only after...

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Vietnamese American gets death for heroin smuggling

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Vietnamese American gets death for heroin smuggling

Jason Dinh, a 41-year-old Vietnamese American, being escorted out of a courtroom in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday. PHOTO COURTESY OF DAN TRI

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Artificial eyes, plastic skulls: 3-D printing the human body

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VietnamNet English 5 day(s) ago

The 21st century has seen the growth of 3-D printing, with well-known applications in architecture, manufacturing, engineering, and now increasingly in medicine.

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Syria submits more 'detailed' list of chemical weapons

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Syria submits more 'detailed' list of chemical weapons

A U.N. chemical weapons expert, wearing a gas mask, holds a plastic bag containing samples from one of the sites of an alleged chemical weapons attack in the Ain Tarma neighbourhood of Damascus August 29, 2013.

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Sham plastic surgeons back in action in Vietnam

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Sham plastic surgeons back in action in Vietnam

Doan Cong Hiep and Tran Quang Dung have provided dangerous plastic surgeries in Ho Chi Minh City and have damaged the bodies of many women

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Plastic surgery death to be re-investigated

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Ha Noi People's Court has decided to send the case of Nguyen Manh Tuong, who was alleged to have thrown a patient's body into the river after she died on his operating table back to city police for further investigation.

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High fees valid protection for world's biggest cave

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Last week Viet Nam News asked readers whether they had any plans to explore the world's largest cave, Son Doong, in central Quang Binh Province, and for suggestions on how to balance exploration with preservation.

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Doctors to examine killer skin disease

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 2 related news

As many of 300 reports on dermatology and venereology, including 60 reports from Viet Nam, will be presented at the 21st Regional Conference of Dermatology which opened in Da Nang yesterday.

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Vietnam exporters lose markets over repeated antidumping suits

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Vietnam exporters lose markets over repeated antidumping suits

Vietnam has endured nearly 20 antidumping lawsuits from various countries over the last two years and local businesses complain that it is an arduous task to resume exports to these markets even when the trade remedies are relaxed.

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VN gains trade surplus with Malaysia in Jan-Feb period

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VN gains trade surplus with Malaysia in Jan-Feb period

VGP – Viet Nam ran a trade surplus of nearly US$ 90 million with Malaysia in the first two months of 2014, according to the Trade Office of the Vietnamese Embassy in the host country.

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Donors to build bridge on stream now crossed by plastic bag

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Donors to build bridge on stream now crossed by plastic bag

Many organisations have committed to donating towards the construction of a bridge in Dien Bien Province, where local people often cross a stream using plastic bags.

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“Motorbike surgery village” threatens environment

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“Motorbike surgery village” threatens environment

VietNamNet Bridge – Ever wonder where old motorbikes go to die?

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Dong Nai ranks third in Q1 industrial production

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) in the southern province of Dong Nai increased by 7.1 per cent in the first quarter of this year, ranking third after Hai Phong (11.3 per cent) and Da Nang (10.5 per cent).

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Vietnamese consumers snub local plastic products for imported fare

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Locally-made household plastic products were losing market share to imported products due to their poor designs and R&D activities, reports the Ministry of Trade and Industry.

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End of an era down Bui Vien Street

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End of an era down Bui Vien Street

Editor’s Note: Derek Milroy, a Scot, has lived in Ho Chi Minh City for four years. He got married to a Vietnamese wife and is working for an English-language newspaper in the southern city.

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