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Australia ramps up terror threat response

Australia ramps up terror threat response

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott warned Monday of a long-term era of heightened threats from “home-grown” extremists as he announced fresh measures to combat the issue including revoking citizenship for dual-nationals linked to terrorism. Canberra raised its threat level to high in September and has since carried out a series …

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Berlin to host Vietnamese music and fashion show

Berlin to host Vietnamese music and fashion show

The first-ever Vietnamese music and fashion show will be organised at Tempodrom Theatre in Berlin on April 4. Entitled Tinh Yeu va Ky Uc (Love and Memory), the show will attract 40 performers including a number of leading stars from Viet Nam, such as singers Hong Nhung, Tan Minh and …

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Binh Duong not ‘afraid’: coach

That's the target: Becamex Binh Duong players seen during a V-League 1 match. The national champions hope to put up a fight against China's Shandong Luneng Taishan FC in the first Group E match of the AFC Champions League today at the Go Dau Stadium.

Viet Nam’s defending champions Becamex Binh Duong will kick off the Asian Football Confederation Champions League with a match against Chinese rival Shandong Luneng Taishan FC in Group E today. The match will be played on Binh Duong’s home turf. The hosts returned to practise on Saturday after a short …

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Climate change to inflict huge losses

The report Climate Change in the Lower Mekong Basin: An Analysis of Economic Values at Risk released yesterday by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) also predicts that an additional $18 billion loss stemming from potential infrastructure damage caused by flooding and other extreme weather events

Adverse climate change could cost Viet Nam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand at least US$16 billion per year in damage to natural resource assets and infrastructure services, a report has revealed. The report Climate Change in the Lower Mekong Basin: An Analysis of Economic Values at Risk released yesterday by the …

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Hoi An suspends tourism activities during Tet holiday

To attract tourists to the ancient city, Hoi An has decided to offer free tickets from February 18 to 21.

The Hoi An Culture and Sports Centre has issued a notice, suspending all tour guide activities during the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday. All cultural and art activities on the streets, selling of tickets, tour guide services for the ancient city’s “Night Street” project, and the operation of non-motorised transport …

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