Da Nang residents catch rare turtles to sell at high prices

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Da Nang residents catch rare turtles to sell at high prices

VietNamNet Bridge – Hundreds of people recently began hunting rare turtles in the forests and streams in the hills of Hoa Vang District of central city of Da Nang. The search started after a rumour was spread that the turtles could be sold at sky-high prices.

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Falling oil poses Vietnam price or state-budget conundrum

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Falling oil poses Vietnam price or state-budget conundrum

Plunging oil prices are spurring domestic consumption in Vietnam in a boost to the economy. They also threaten the country’s efforts to curb its budget deficit, presenting a dilemma for the government.

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Project aims to plant more forests in coastal areas

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VietnamPlus English 6 day(s) ago

The Prime Minister has approved a project to expand coastal forest coverage, to 19.5 percent by 2020 from the current rate of 16.9 percent, in an effort to respond to climate change.

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Russia may send S-300 missile system to Iran - media

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Russia may send S-300 missile system to Iran - media

Russia might deliver a long-overdue S-300 air defense missile system to Iran, honoring a contract that was cancelled in 2010 following strong pressure from the West, Iranian and Russian media said on Tuesday.

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Vietnam lawmaker arrested for alleged fraud over housing project

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Vietnam lawmaker arrested for alleged fraud over housing project

A lawmaker and businesswoman was arrested late Wednesday in Hanoi for allegedly swindling would-be homebuyers out of around VND377 billion (US$17.6 million) in an unlicensed property project that never materialized.

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Vietnam lawmaker arrested for alleged fraud over housing project

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Vietnam lawmaker arrested for alleged fraud over housing project

A lawmaker and businesswoman was arrested late Wednesday in Hanoi for allegedly swindling would-be homebuyers out of around VND300 billion (US$14 million) in an unlicensed property project that never materialized.

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Vietnam lawmaker arrested in alleged fraud scam

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Vietnam lawmaker arrested in alleged fraud scam

A lawmaker and businesswoman was arrested late Wednesday in Hanoi for allegedly swindling would-be homebuyers out of around VND300 billion (US$14 million) in an unlicensed property project that never materialized.

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Robbie Fowler visits Viet Nam

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Robbie Fowler visits Viet Nam

Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler arrived in Viet Nam yesterday.

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Tensions soar after night of clashes in Hong Kong

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Police unleashed pepper spray and baton charges at students who tried to storm Hong Kong's government headquarters earlyon Monday, as tensions soared in the third month of protests.

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Catalans vote on secession, closing ranks against Rajoy

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Catalans vote on secession, closing ranks against Rajoy

Catalans went to vote today in an independence ballot ruled illegal by Spain, as regional officials closed ranks to shield those organizing the disputed poll from punishment.

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Ebola virus spreads to Halloween outfits

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Ebola virus spreads to Halloween outfits

Brands On Sale has so far sold "hundreds" of men's white Ebola containment suit costumes - complete with face shield, breathing mask, safety goggles and latex gloves.

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US issues stricter guidelines for medics treating Ebola

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US issues stricter guidelines for medics treating Ebola

The new instructions, which "provide an increased margin of safety", were issued after two Texas nurses were infected with Ebola while caring for a Liberian patient.

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Is Ebola the real ‘World War Z?’ (Spoiler alert: It’s not)

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Is Ebola the real ‘World War Z?’ (Spoiler alert: It’s not)

In 2006, I released a novel about a global zombie plague that drives humanity to the brink of extinction. While the zombies may have been fake, I tried to anchor the human response (political-military-economic-cultural) in reality. I studied the history of pandemics, natural disasters and industrialized warfare. I interviewed doctors, soldiers, journalists and someone who “has never gotten a check from the CIA” in an attempt to illustrate the fragile global systems that shield our species from the abyss. As...

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Swiss say would shield Snowden from 'political' extradition to U.S.

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Swiss say would shield Snowden from 'political' extradition to U.S.

Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden could be granted safe passage in Switzerland if he helped a potential criminal inquiry into U.S. spying there, the Swiss public prosecutor's office said on Monday.

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Health authority asks verification of human organ sale

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

After some articles mentioned in a human kidney trade ring were released, the Department of Medical Examination and Treatment under the Ministry of Health asked hospitals which carried out kidney transplantation to report before September 20.

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