Pre-Tet traffic chokes HCMC streets

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Pre-Tet traffic chokes HCMC streets

With Tet, the Lunar New Year, approaching, most major streets leading to railway and bus stations in Ho Chi Minh City have become more crowded as hundreds of thousands of people leave for home. At the Nguyen Thai Son intersection in Go Vap District, for instance, vehicles have to move inch by inch because of the congestion. Photos credit: VnExpress

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North Korea begins fuelling rocket: report

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North Korea begins fuelling rocket: report

US satellite data suggests North Korea may have already begun fuelling a rocket it plans to launch this month in the face of international opposition, a Japanese newspaper reported Friday, citing a US defence official.

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More Hanoi trees in for the chop

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More Hanoi trees in for the chop

Hanoi's tree purge continues, with more old perennials facing the axe, or more correctly the chain saw, because of a new rail line linking Nhon with Hanoi Railway Station.

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High-quality trains begin operating in southern Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

High-quality trains begin operating in southern Vietnam

Vietnam’s railway operator in Ho Chi Minh City has launched two high-quality trains for passengers during the peak season of Lunar New Year.

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Hanoi's metro project gets more funds

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Hanoi's metro project gets more funds

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved an additional grant of EUR69 million (US$75.1 million) for the Hanoi Train Station-Nhon urban metro rail project.

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Hanoi's metro gets more funds

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Hanoi's metro gets more funds

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved an additional grant of 69 million euros (US$75.1 million) for the Ha Noi Train Station-Nhon urban metro rail project.

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Upgrades to 44 rail bridges completed

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Upgrades to 44 rail bridges completed

The upgrades to 44 bridges on the North-South railway route have been completed 8 months ahead of schedule, according to the Railway Project Management Unit under the Ministry of Transport on January 14.

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Migrants in Germany fear backlash after sex assaults

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Migrants in Germany fear backlash after sex assaults

When asylum seeker Asim Vllaznim heard about the New Year's Eve spate of sexual attacks in Germany, blamed on a crowd of migrants, he says his spirits fell.

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Unprecedented sex harassment in Helsinki at New Year: police

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Unprecedented sex harassment in Helsinki at New Year: police

Finnish police reported Thursday an unusually high level of sexual harassment in Helsinki on New Year's Eve and said they had been tipped off about plans by groups of asylum seekers to sexually harass women.

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Germany identifies 3 suspects in New Year attacks on women in Cologne

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Germany identifies 3 suspects in New Year attacks on women in Cologne

German police have identified three suspects in connection with attacks on women at New Year celebrations in the city of Cologne, the interior minister of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) said on Wednesday.

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Century-old postcards keep Da Lat’s charm alive

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Century-old postcards keep Da Lat’s charm alive

During the 1890s, French colonialists, including the noted bacteriologist Alexandre Yersin, protégé of renowned French chemist Louis Pasteur, asked the French governor-general, Paul Doumer, to create a resort center in the highlands.

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Saigon Railway Station pulls in $3.2 million at IPO

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Saigon Railway Station pulls in $3.2 million at IPO

Saigon Railway Station sold over 7.21 million shares to 20 investors at its initial public offering (IPO) on December 7, equal to 14.33 per cent of its charter capital.

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Trains worsen traffic congestion in Vietnam

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Trains worsen traffic congestion in Vietnam

With the increase of vehicles far more surpassing the expansion of streets, traffic congestion in Vietnamese cities has even been worsened by regular trains running on tracks crossing streets.

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Belgium places capital Brussels on maximum alert

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Belgium places capital Brussels on maximum alert

Belgium raised the alert status for its capital Brussels to the highest level on Saturday, warning the public to avoid crowds because of a "serious and imminent" threat of an attack, a government official said.

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At least 16 killed, 100 injured as Pakistan train derails

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At least 16 killed, 100 injured as Pakistan train derails

At least 16 people were killed and more than 100 hundred injured on Tuesday when a train derailed in Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province, administration and railway officials said.

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