Argentine court weighs whether an orangutan deemed a 'non-human person' can be moved to a sanctuary

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A court in Argentina is set to decide if Sandra, a 29-year-old orangutan legally recognised as a "non-human person," should be released from the Buenos Aires zoo to live the rest of her life in freedom.

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Mekong Delta welcomes more international tourists

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VietNam News English 20 hour(s) ago 1 related news

The Mekong Delta received 7.3 million visitors in the first quarter of this year, an increase of 20.9 per cent compared with the same period last year.

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State offers $26m for drought prevention

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The Prime Minister has approved VND492 billion (US$22.6 million) to help 36 provinces across the country, including mountainous provinces such as Ha Giang, Tuyen Quang and Yen Bai, to begin drought and salinity prevention projects this year.

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HCM City to celebrate Khmer New Year

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VietNam News English 21 hour(s) ago 1 related news

The Ethnic Khmer New Year, Chol Chnam Thmay, will be featured at the Southern Land food festival, held at Dam Sen Park in HCM City from May 29 to June 1.

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LienVietPostBank announces pre-tax profit in Q1

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VietNam News English 21 hour(s) ago

Lien Viet Post Joint Stock Bank (LienVietPostBank) yesterday announced that its total pre-tax profit rose by 15.2 per cent to VND212 billion (US$9.8 million) in the first quarter of this year.

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HVG to buy five million of its own shares

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VietNam News English 21 hour(s) ago

Hung Vuong Joint Stock Company (HVG) announced that it will buy five million of its shares on the market for a maximum VND90 billion (US$4.17 million).

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Banks use profits for risk provision

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Banks use profits for risk provision

Large-sized commercial banks had to set aside nearly half of their profits for credit risk provision in the first months of the year.

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US continues to be top importer of Vietnam

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US continues to be top importer of Vietnam

The US continues to be the biggest importer of Vietnamese goods in the first four months of this year, buying 9.93 billion USD worth of products, posting a yearly rise of 15.7 percent, according to statistics of the General Department of Customs.

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Bac Giang strives to extend new-style rural standard communities

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VietnamPlus English 1 day(s) ago

Northern Bac Giang province is striving to help 33 local communes fully meet the government’s new-style rural standards by the end of this year.

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El Nino could 'disrupt food markets'

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El Nino could 'disrupt food markets'

Global food markets could be disrupted by the El Nino event predicted for later this year.

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The Guardian discusses brain-mangling Vietnamese math puzzle

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The Guardian discusses brain-mangling Vietnamese math puzzle

The Guardian, a renowned UK magazine, has challenged readers to do a math puzzle for Vietnamese eight-year-olds which has stumped both parents and teachers alike.

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The Guardian discusses brain-mangling Vietnamese math puzzle

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The Guardian discusses brain-mangling Vietnamese math puzzle

(VOV) -The Guardian, a renowned UK magazine, has challenged readers to do a math puzzle for Vietnamese eight-year-olds which has stumped both parents and teachers alike.

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Vietnam gov't confirms overspending, breaching legislators' limit

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Vietnam's budget deficit reached 6.6 percent of gross domestic product in 2013, exceeding the 5.3 percent cap set by the National Assembly that year, new government data showed.

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Festival looks to promote southern delicacies

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The fifth Southern Land Cuisine Festival will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from May 29 to June 1, serving more than 200 local dishes.

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EVN still wants to buy electricity from China this year

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EVN still wants to buy electricity from China this year

VietNamNet Bridge - The contract to buy electricity from China is scheduled to terminate this year. However, EVN thinks it would be better to continue importing electricity from many different sources.

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