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Man rams van into Christmas market in France

Man rams van into Christmas market in France

A man ploughed a van into a crowded Christmas market in Nantes in western France on Monday, injuring at least 10 people in the country’s third violent attack in as many days. The driver, who authorities said stabbed himself after the crash, and four people were badly injured, with one …

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Heroine puts her life on display

Heroine puts her life on display

Former Vice President Nguyen Thi Binh has donated more than 800 objects, mostly photographs, to the Vietnamese Women’s Museum. They include 70 photos taken when Binh was in the war zone during the American War, 500 during her diplomatic activities, 100 when she served as the Minister of Education and …

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Vinh, Luong selected in AFF Cup team of the tournament

Striker Le Cong Vinh

HA NOI   — With the 2014 AFF Suzuki Cup done and dusted, the Malaysian edition of fourfourtwo.com has picked its team of the tournament, singling out Vietnamese footballers Le Cong Vinh and Pham Thanh Luong. “Despite being only 26 years old, Pham Thanh Luong was one of Viet Nam’s veterans …

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PPP could benefit environmental protection

Solid waste on Sa Ky Beach in central Quang Ngai Province. Lack of a proper mechanism prevents the PPP model from helping Viet Nam improve the marine and coastal environment.

HA NOI — There is great potential for applying the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model in environmental protection, but this has not happened because a proper legal framework is missing, experts say. “There are many bad things happening to the environment and we need a proper mechanism so that we can …

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