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Small islands may amplify tsunamis: study

Small islands may amplify tsunamis: study

Small islands, long thought to be natural tsunami barriers for coast-dwellers, may in fact amplify the waves they are supposed to break, researchers warned Wednesday.   The findings are of concern, for many coastal communities have settled in areas traditionally believed to be shielded from waves by offshore islands. But …

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Exhibition portrays colourful Belarus

Exhibition portrays colourful Belarus

Belarusian people, culture and nature are being celebrated by a painting exhibition that opened yesterday in Ha Noi. Marking the Belarus Cultural Days, the six-day exhibition showcases 70 paintings by remarkable artists. The colourful oil paintings deploy the “alla prima” (Italian for “at once”) technique in which layers of wet …

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Readers fund comeback of comic book

Readers fund comeback of comic book

Nguyen Quang Huy has been waiting for 10 years for the return of his favourite comic, entitled Long Than Tuong (The Dragon General). Holding the book in his hands, Huy said he hasn’t been so eager to read a comic, especially a Vietnamese comic, for a long time, as he …

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Vietnam’s investment in Laos tops $5bn: ministry

Vietnam’s investment in Laos has reached around US$5 billion with over 400 projects OK'd by the Lao government, the Vietnamese Ministry of Planning and Investment said Sunday.

Vietnam’s investment in Laos has reached around US$5 billion with over 400 projects OK’d by the Lao government, the Vietnamese Ministry of Planning and Investment said Sunday. Laos has licensed 423 investment projects worth roughly $5 billion for Vietnamese businesses, most of which, or 95 percent, have been implemented in …

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Vietnamese patient suspected of Ebola has only malaria

The Vietnamese man suspected of having Ebola after returning to Vietnam from Guinea a week ago and coming down with a high fever has been confirmed as having malaria, health authorities reported on Sunday.

The Vietnamese man suspected of having Ebola after returning to Vietnam from Guinea a week ago and coming down with a high fever has been confirmed as having malaria, health authorities reported on Sunday. The second real-time PRC test performed by the Central Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology showed that …

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More room for Vietnam-India defense ties next year: Indian expert

Vietnam and India will have greater possibilities for boosting their defense cooperation in 2015, according to Indian Professor S.D. Muni, a special expert in Vietnam-India relations at the Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses.

Vietnam and India will have greater possibilities for boosting their defense cooperation in 2015, according to Indian Professor S.D. Muni, a special expert in Vietnam-India relations at the Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses. The Indian professor offered that opinion in a recent interview with the Vietnam News Agency following …

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Binh Duong win Mekong Champs

Striker Nguyen Anh Duc.

Striker Nguyen Anh Duc scored a double in Becamex Binh Duong’s 4-1 win over Myanmar champions Ayeyawadi United yesterday in Binh Duong Province. The win meant that the host team triumphed in the four-side Mekong Football Championship at Go Dau Stadium. Binh Duong’s newcomer Ganiyu Bolayi Oseni opened the result …

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Suspected rhino horn found in luggage

Nearly 7kg of suspected rhinoceros horns were found in the luggage of three women arriving here from Bangkok last Saturday.

 Nearly 7kg of suspected rhinoceros horns were found in the luggage of three women arriving here from Bangkok last Saturday. Arrested were Vuong Minh Thu, Duong Thi Thuy Hien and Bui Thi Xien. Customs officials at Noi Bai International Airport inspected their luggage and confiscated six animal horns for further …

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