NSA's phone spying program ruled illegal by appeals court

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

NSA's phone spying program ruled illegal by appeals court

A U.S. spying program that systematically collects millions of Americans' phone records is illegal, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday, putting pressure on Congress to quickly decide whether to replace or end the controversial anti-terrorism surveillance.

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Gastronomic tourism could cook up a storm in Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Gastronomic tourism could cook up a storm in Vietnam

Experts have identified Vietnam’s distinctive cuisine as one of the major strengths of the country’s tourism, and said that this should be tapped more as an attraction alongside Vietnam’s beautiful landscapes and valuable heritage.

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Gastronomic tourism could cook up a storm

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

Experts have identified Vietnam’s distinctive cuisine as one of the major strengths of the country’s tourism, and said that this should be tapped more as an attraction alongside Vietnam’s beautiful landscapes and valuable heritage.

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Hue ancient capital steadily approaching former glory

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VOV News English 3 week(s) ago

Hue ancient capital steadily approaching former glory

After more than 20 years since the ancient Vietnamese capital of Hue was recognised as a world cultural heritage site, it has been appraised by UNESCO officials and international organisations as a good example of heritage conservation.

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Tourists flock to Hue during holiday week

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Tourists flock to Hue during holiday week

More than 81,000 tourists, 66 percent of whom were domestic travellers, visited Hue city from April 28 to May 1, according to Thua Thien Hue’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

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Hue ancient capital steadily approaching former glory

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

After more than 20 years since the ancient Vietnamese capital of Hue was recognised as a world cultural heritage site, it has been appraised by UNESCO officials and international organisations as a good example of heritage conservation.

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Deputy PM urges Vietnamese Government’s history compilation

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged rapid progress on the compilation and publishing of the book collection “History of the Vietnamese Government from 1945 to 2015”.

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'Jumbo Pho challenge was rigged': Vietnam cook

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'Jumbo Pho challenge was rigged': Vietnam cook

The Ho Chi Minh City pho shop that challenged customers to finish a jumbo bowl of noodles for a chance to win VND 1 million (nearly US$ 50) systematically sabotaged their chances, according to a disgruntled ex-cook.

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China to end use of prisoners' organs for transplants next month

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

China to end use of prisoners' organs for transplants next month

BEIJING, Dec 5 - China, the only country that still systematically takes organs from executed prisoners for use in transplant operations, plans to end the controversial practice from next month, a local newspaper said on Friday.

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Kerry, Lavrov to meet in Paris with Ukraine, Syria on agenda

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Kerry, Lavrov to meet in Paris with Ukraine, Syria on agenda

US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov next week in Paris with issues from Ukraine to Syria set to top the agenda.

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Prehistoric sites discovered in Central Highlands Gia Lai

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VietnamPlus English 10 month(s) ago

As many as 24 prehistoric archaeological sites have been spotted in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai recently, promising new excavations to be carried out to shed more light on these times in Vietnam’s history.

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Thai military gov’t reveals three-stage reconciliation plan

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VietnamPlus English 12 month(s) ago

Thailand’s National Council for Peace and Order on June 3 revealed a three-stage plan for reconciliation.

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Interpol reports low use of stolen passport database

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Báo Đầu Tư English 14 month(s) ago

Interpol reports low use of stolen passport database

Fewer than 10 countries in the world systematically use an Interpol database to verify whether a passenger is flying with stolen documents, the organisation's secretary general said Friday.

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Southeastern front officials introduced to PAPI

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VietnamPlus English 14 month(s) ago

Officials from the Vietnam Fatherland Front’s chapters in nine southeastern provinces were introduced to the Provincial Governance and Public Administration Index (PAPI) at a seminar in Vung Tau city, the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on April 23.

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Quang Binh leads localities in public administration performance

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VietnamPlus English 14 month(s) ago

Quang Binh leads localities in public administration performance

The central province of Quang Binh continues to top Vietnamese localities in terms of the Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) which was announced on April 2.

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