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Burnley hold Man United on Di Maria debut

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney reacts after a missed opportunity during their English Premier League soccer match against Burnley at Turf Moor in Burnley, northern England August 30, 2014.

LONDON, August 30 – British-record signing Angel di Maria was unable to inspire Manchester United to victory on his debut as they drew 0-0 at Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday. A £59.7 million ($98 million, 75 million euros) acquisition from Real Madrid, Di Maria started the game, but …

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Vietnam’s FPT University adds folk music to curriculum

Le Truong Tung, principal of FPT University and People Artist Thanh Hoa, representative of Thanh Hoa Concert JSC. at the signing ceremony to bring traditional music to the school's official curriculum.

Ho Chi Minh City’s FPT University contracted Thursday with Hanoi-based Thanh Hoa Concert JSC to add traditional music to its official curriculum. At the first phase, the Vietnamese traditional music program will be applied from this academic year for the FPT High School under the FPT University. With a 18-week …

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Ebola-hit Liberia bans sailors from disembarking

A security agent checks the temperature of a woman at the entrance of the port in Liberia's capital Monrovia.

MONROVIA – Liberia said on Saturday it would deny permission for any crew to disembark from ships at the country’s four seaports until the Ebola epidemic ravaging west Africa was under control. Sailors on commercial ships can normally ask for a “shore pass” allowing them to get off the vessel …

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US arms deal with Vietnam a simple process

Visiting US senator John McCain talks with local reporters at the American Center in Hanoi on August 8, 2014.

Editor’s Note: Dr. Terry F. Buss is a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration. He wrote this article exclusively for Tuoi Tre News. The United States imposed an embargo on lethal weapon sales to Vietnam in 1984, but now appears to be willing to provide the Vietnamese …

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IZs told to protect environment

IZs told to protect environment

Ha Noi authorities will ban or limit investment in economic and industrial zones that have failed to install waste-water treatment systems, the municipal People’s Committee has said. The ban followed a request last month by Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai who is concerned about environmental pollution of the surroundings, …

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