On the slaughter of trees in Vietnam capital

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 day(s) ago

HANOI – If you aren’t up to date on the saga of the Great Hanoi Tree Slaughter of 2015, the latest development (as of this writing) is that Nguyen The Thao, chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee, has ordered suspensions for several officials involved in the suspended plan to replace thousands of mature trees as part of a VND60 billion (US$2.82 million) “beautification” plan.

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Star Wars: Rogue One to be title of stand-alone film

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Star Wars producers have announced the name of the new stand-alone film, to be directed by Brit Gareth Edwards and starring Felicity Jones.

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Energy drink scandal keeps growing as new customer claims to find insect in bottle

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Energy drink scandal keeps growing as new customer claims to find insect in bottle

A truck driver in southern Vietnam said he has found a fly-like object in a Number One energy drink bottle, adding complexity to a food safety saga that has already seen one customer arrested for extortion.

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Avatar sequel delayed to 2017, says James Cameron

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Avatar sequel delayed to 2017, says James Cameron

The sequel to 2009 hit Avatar has been delayed a year and will not be released until 2017, James Cameron has revealed.

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Private gains from public assets

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Private gains from public assets

Finally, the eight-year saga comes to a happy ending when Hoang Van Nghien, former chairman of Hanoi City government, agrees to hand over a villa in the capital city to the State.

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HCM City ballet stages free show

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HCM City ballet stages free show

VietNamNet Bridge – The HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will this month stage the ballet Saga of a Romance for its free monthly show to educate the younger generation about music and dance.

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HCM City ballet stages free show

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

The HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will this month stage the ballet Saga of a Romance for its free monthly show to educate the younger generation about music and dance.

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An Giang wants to boost farm produce consumption in Japan

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago

Vice Chairman of An Giang provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Binh suggested the possibility of boosting home-grown farm produce consumption in Japan during a meeting with Japanese Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Nakajima Satoshi in the southern locality on December 1.

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'Star Wars' trailer sparks fan frenzy

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'Star Wars' trailer sparks fan frenzy

"Star Wars" fans got their first glimpse Friday of the space saga's long-awaited new film -- including a controversial new-look lightsaber -- but still have to wait a year for the movie itself.

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King Digital launches Candy Crush Soda Saga

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Its games are played by hundreds of millions of people and now King Digital, the makers of Candy Crush Saga, has released a follow up to the hugely successful franchise. Bloomberg’s Caroline Hyde reports on “Countdown.”

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Swedish expo aims to boost innovation in Vietnam

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Swedish expo aims to boost innovation in Vietnam

The Embassy of Sweden has just launched its Innovative Sweden expo at HoaSen University to showcase the country’s innovations in the fields of ICT, life sciences, clean technology and gaming.

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Innovative Sweden opened in HCM City

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Innovative Sweden opened in HCM City

VietNamNet Bridge – A program introducing Swedish innovations and initiatives began in HCM City on November 10 and will last until the end of the month.

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Vietnam police nick local accessory of Taiwanese director in $22.5mn con

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Vietnam police nick local accessory of Taiwanese director in $22.5mn con

Vietnamese police on Friday arrested the director of a Hanoi-based investment consulting company for his involvement in a swindling case, in which over US$22 million were misappropriated, at another company whose Taiwanese general director was nabbed earlier this month.

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Vietnam police nick local accessory of Taiwanese director in $22.5mn con

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Vietnam police nick local accessory of Taiwanese director in $22.5mn con

Vietnamese police on Friday arrested the director of a Hanoi-based investment consulting company for his involvement in a swindling case, in which over US$22 million were misappropriated, at another company whose Taiwanese general director was nabbed earlier this month.

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Vietnam police indict Taiwanese CEO in $22.5 mln swindling case

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Vietnam police indict Taiwanese CEO in $22.5 mln swindling case

Police from the Ministry of Public Security have indicted a Taiwanese man and his five Vietnamese accomplices at a Hanoi-based company on swindling charges after the group set up an illegal gold trading floor.

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