6 drown as boat capsizes in Vietnam

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6 drown as boat capsizes in Vietnam

Five women and a man drowned when a boat carrying 13 people capsized off the shore of Thai Binh Province, northern Vietnam, on Tuesday morning.

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Foreign trade boom offers high tide for Maersk Line

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Foreign trade boom offers high tide for Maersk Line

Flushed with success since it entered Vietnam’s shipping market in 1991, Maersk Line has sought to strengthen its leading position through promoting the country’s foreign trade. Soren Skou, CEO of Maersk Line and member of Excecutive Board of Maersk Group spoke to VIR’s Hoang Phuong about the prospects for the container shipping industry during his second visit to the firm’s Vietnam subdivision last week.

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Coastal provinces hit by violent seas, flood tides

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Coastal provinces hit by violent seas, flood tides

High waves isolated a dozen households in Ro village on Saturday night sweeping away 100m of embankment made from rock and sand bags.

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Coastal provinces hit by violent seas, flood tides

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High waves isolated a dozen households in Ro village on Saturday night sweeping away 100m of embankment made from rock and sand bags.

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HCM City vows to contain most flood zones by 2015

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HCM City vows to contain most flood zones by 2015

Authorities in HCM City have vowed to contain four-fifths of the city's flood zones by next year.

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Tuna exports – Swimming against the tide

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Tuna exports – Swimming against the tide

(VOV) - The domestic tuna industry is finding it difficult to reach its export target for the year on the back of an overall reduction in exports since the beginning of the year, the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) says.

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New York protest organizers look to keep momentum from fading

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New York protest organizers look to keep momentum from fading

Organizers of New York City's protests against police violence huddled on Sunday to explore fresh ways to keep people engaged in the struggle, mindful that the tide of demonstrators has ebbed over the last couple of days.

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Man gets death sentence for rape, murder of 16-yr-old girl

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Man gets death sentence for rape, murder of 16-yr-old girl

A court in central Vietnam sentenced a man to death on Thursday for raping and murdering a 16-year old girl two years ago.

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Sierra Leone lags in Ebola fight, but U.N. says tide is turning

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The United Nations says the rate of transmission of Ebola is fluctuating on a daily basis in Sierra Leone, but there are signs of progress in battling the disease.

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High wave & tide threats north of central territorial waters

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High wave & tide threats north of central territorial waters

Big waves and high tides were measured at 2-4 meters in the south of central and southern territorial waters, reported by the Central Meteorology Hydrology Forecast Center on November 19.

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Flooding in HCM City won’t be settled in next few decades: experts

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Flooding in HCM City won’t be settled in next few decades: experts

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City authorities’ flood control plans have become outdated as existing facilities cannot handle the increased flooding.

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OP-ED: China’s island-building a bigger threat than oil rig

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OP-ED: China’s island-building a bigger threat than oil rig

Without causing much of a stir, China has been quietly dumping sand onto reefs and rocks in waters claimed by Vietnam.

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Flood tide to reach at 1, 58 meters

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The water level at canal systems in Ho Chi Minh City is increasing rapidly, and is forecasted to reach the main alarm level 1 in the upcoming days, reported by the Southern Meteorology and Hydrology Forecast Center on November 6.

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HCM City urged to adopt bold measures for flood control

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HCM City urged to adopt bold measures for flood control

Flood experts have called for the Ho Chi Minh City government to adopt drastic measures to control flooding here in the city; otherwise, the city will not be able to solve this chronic problem in future, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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Urban flooding unavoidable

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Urban flooding unavoidable

VietNamNet Bridge – Urban flooding in HCMC is approaching the irrecoverable threshold and is seen unavoidable in the next several years, according to facts and figures at a meeting convened by the HCMC government this week.

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