Eight hospitalized after US lightning strike

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Eight hospitalized after US lightning strike

Eight people, including a teenager, were taken to hospital Sunday following a freak lightning strike at bustling Venice Beach, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

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Families mourn victims of Air Algerie crash in Mali

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Family members of those killed on the Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali were taken to the wreckage to grieve on Saturday as French President Francois Hollande announced three days of mourning.

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The end of 'Made in Japan'?

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The end of 'Made in Japan'?

Historical comparisons can admittedly be facile. But given the bleak turn Japanese economic data has taken, I can’t help but be reminded of the downturn in 1997, the last time Tokyo raised sales taxes.

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Farmers' photos reveal impact of dams and deforestation

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago

Eighty-six photos taken by farmers in areas affected by hydro-electricity power dams were on display in Tu Tuong park yesterday to raise awareness on the need for environmental protection.

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Cat Lai Port acts on congestion

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Cat Lai Port acts on congestion

Sai Gon Newport Corporation has taken steps to curb overloading at Cat Lai Port - the main port in this southern city and the biggest in Viet Nam.

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Photos: Vietnam a decade ago

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Photos: Vietnam a decade ago

VietNamNet Bridge – These photos that were taken by David Zetland in 2001 reveal many changes in Vietnam after only one decade.

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Vietnam a decade ago (Part 2)

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Vietnam a decade ago (Part 2)

VietNamNet Bridge – These photos that were taken by David Zetland in 2001 reveal many changes in Vietnam after only one decade.

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North braced for typhoon

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North braced for typhoon

A fisherman ties up boats to avoid the storm in Do Son District in Hai Phong. Coastal localities have taken emergency measures to cope with Typhoon Rammasun, predicted to make landfall in Hai Phong and Quang Ninh Provinces today.

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Vietnamese embassy assists citizens in eastern Ukraine

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The Vietnamese Embassy in Ukraine has taken a series of measures to assist Vietnamese people living in Ukraine ’s Eastern combat zones, Ambassador to the Eastern European country Nguyen Minh Tri has said.

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Cambodia: opposition politicians charged with leading violent protest

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Five members of parliament (MPs) of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) have been charged with organising a violent protest and taken to the Prey Sar prison in Phnom Penh’s suburb.

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Provinces take action to drive socio-economic growth

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

People’s Councils of some northern and central provinces held sessions from July 14 – 16, stating their resolve to fulfil annual socio-economic goals through concrete measures to be taken in the second half of this year.

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Tardy projects set to lose their land

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

After a two-year inspection of delayed projects, the HCM City People's Committee has decided to revoke allocation of 5,395ha of land for 536 of them.

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Samsung halts business with supplier in China on child labour concern

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Samsung halts business with supplier in China on child labour concern

SEOUL – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said it halted business with a supplier in China over suspected use of child workers, the first time it has taken such a step, after criticism that its monitoring of labour practices at suppliers was inadequate.

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Vietnam warned to safeguard precious plants

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Vietnam warned to safeguard precious plants

VietNamNet Bridge – Chinese merchants have been collecting precious plants in large quantities in Vietnam, but no action has been taken by local authorities or agencies to stop them.

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PM urges customs improvements

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PM urges customs improvements

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked the customs department to upgrade import-export procedures to regional standards, saying the extra time taken in Viet Nam is "unacceptable."

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