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Water shortage grips Kien Giang island

Thousands of residents of Kien Hai District were suffering from a severe shortage of water

The annual water shortage has affected thousands of residents in the southern province of Kien Giang’s Kien Hai island district, but local authorities have no solution for the repeated situation. Luong Quoc Binh, chairman of the district’s People’s Committee, stated that Kien Hai District comprised 23 islands, but only three …

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Superstar Virgo cruise ships to visit Ha Long by October

Ha Long will see 21 five-star Superstar Virgo cruise ships arrive between May and October this year, according to the Quang Ninh Province Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Ha Long will see 21 five-star Superstar Virgo cruise ships arrive between May and October this year, according to the Quang Ninh Province Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The ships will arrive in Ha Long and dock for one day. Five-star Superstar Virgo tours around the world and brings …

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T&T anxious to retain top spot

Defending champions Ha Noi T&T celebrate winning against Da Nang. They are aiming to remain on top of the V-League this weekend

HCM CITY — Defending champions Ha Noi T&T are set to keep their top position on the ranking table when they travel to struggling Hai Phong in their 17th-round encounter at Lach Tray Stadium tomorrow. The Ha Noi-based football club, which claimed the top place after beating SHB Da Nang …

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Vietnam university starts teaching in English

Vietnam university starts teaching in English

The University of Social Sciences and Humanities under the Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City started Thursday a pilot project to teach some of the school’s majors in English. This project is now carried out on students of certain specialties of the international relations, journalism-media, cultural studies, tourism, …

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Ukraine separatists down army helicopter, 14 killed

Ukraine separatists down army helicopter, 14 killed

Pro-Russian separatists shot down a Ukrainian army helicopter on Thursday, killing 14 soldiers including a general, as government forces pressed ahead with an offensive to crush rebellions in the east swiftly following the election of a new president. After weeks of accusations from Kiev of Russian involvement in the uprising, …

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Shallow 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits SW China: USGS

Shallow 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits SW China: USGS

BEIJING, May 30 – A shallow earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 hit southwest China on Friday morning, the US Geological Survey said, with Chinese reports saying 29 people had been injured, five of them seriously. The epicentre was in China’s Yunnan province, 65 kilometres southeast of Myitkyina, capital of …

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Exhibition marks the grand opening of Sao La

Exhibition marks the grand opening of Sao La

A work from Nguyen Uyen Minh’s Sai Gon Stories, exhibited in the group exhibition Out Of Nowhere at Sao La from May 30 to July 27. HCM CITY  — A group exhibition, Out Of Nowhere, which marks the grand opening of Sao La, a Galerie Quynh initiative, will feature works …

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10 Vietnamese victims of Chinese marine attack return home

Ten Vietnamese fishermen who were rescued after their fishing boat was half sunk in an attack by two Chinese vessels in Vietnam’s waters returned to Ly Son Island off central Quang Ngai Province on Thursday.

Ten Vietnamese fishermen who were rescued after their fishing boat was half sunk in an attack by two Chinese vessels in Vietnam’s waters returned to Ly Son Island off central Quang Ngai Province on Thursday. These fishermen were welcomed by their relatives, hundreds of local residents, authorities, health workers, and …

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