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US B-52s fly over South and East China Seas

A B-52 bomber flies over France

U.S. B-52 bombers have recently conducted transit operations in the South China Sea and East China Sea, the Pentagon said Wednesday. Late Tuesday the heavy bombers “participated in a regularly scheduled, combined operation in the East China Sea,” Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Dave Eastburn said. A defense official said the …

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Quang Nam on a plate in faraway Saigon

A tiny eatery in Tan Binh District is very popular because of the authenticity of its food. It feels like a mini Quang Nam in the heart of Saigon: Phan Thi Sau’s little food shop only serves some signature dishes of the central province. Sau is from Quang Nam, and …

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PAN Group sells 10 pct stake to Japan’s Sojitz

PAN Group sold 10 percent stake to Japanese trading house Sojitz.

Vietnamese food and agriculture firm PAN Group Jsc has sold a 10 percent stake to Japan’s Sojitz at a price of VND61,000 ($2.61). The private placement of 13.4 million shares fetched PAN almost VND820 billion ($35.14 million) and increased its charter capital to VND1.34 trillion ($57 million). The money will …

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Saigon Securities’ trading site crashes during market hours

Leading broker Saigon Securities Inc.’s trading sites crashed Tuesday morning, leaving clients unhappy. On its Facebook page, SSI said there had been technical difficulties across its sites (SSI Webtrading, SSI Mobile Trading and SSI Pro Trading), and apologized for the inconvenience the crash might have caused investors. The problem was …

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Vietnam-born hacker sentenced to jail over Kaspersky leak

The National Security Agency, the U.S. government's premier signals intelligence agency, has its headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland.

A former NSA hacker whose leak of extremely top secret online spying materials led to the U.S. government ban on Kaspersky software has been sentenced to jail. Nghia Hoang Pho, 68, a 10-year veteran of the elite Tailored Access Operations (TAO) hacking unit of the National Security Agency (NSA), pleaded …

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Canadian warship to make port call in Vietnam

Canadian frigate HMCS Calgary.

A Canadian naval frigate is set to make a port call in the central city of Da Nang this week. HMCS Calgary is currently taking part in Operation Projection in the Asia-Pacific and will visit Da Nang Port on September 26-30, Canada’s Department of National Defense and Canadian Armed Forces announced. Canadian …

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