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German Festival draws crowds in Ha Noi

German Festival draws crowds in Ha Noi

The fourth annual German Festival in the capital city on Saturday attracted thousands of people. It was held at the Viet Nam Exhibition Centre for Culture and Arts to mark the 40th anniversary celebrations of German-Vietnamese diplomatic relations (1975-2015). The festival presented a panorama of Germany, from its food to …

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Japan prove to good for Viet Nam

Under pressure: Vietnamese striker Nguyen Cong Phuong is surounded by Japanese players during their AFC U23 qualifier yesterday in Malaysia. Japan won 2-0.

Japan’s Shoya Nakajima scored a double to make it two-out-of-two wins at the 2016 AFC U23 Championship qualifiers with a 2-0 win over Viet Nam yesterday at the Shah Alam Stadium in Selangor, Malaysia. Japan proved their credentials as a candidate for the championships from the start of the Group …

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Main facility in $1.5bn LG production campus opens in Vietnam

The newest production facility in Vietnam of LG Electronics (LG) was officially opened in the northern city of Hai Phong on Friday.

The newest production facility in Vietnam of LG Electronics (LG) was officially opened in the northern city of Hai Phong on Friday. The facility will house production lines to manufacture TVs, mobile phones, washing machines, air conditioners and car infotainment systems for the domestic and overseas markets, LG said on …

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Pollution threatens river’s fish farming

Serious pollution in the Vam Co Dong River is the main reason for heavy losses to fish farmers in Tay Ninh Province.

Serious pollution in the Vam Co Dong River is the main reason for heavy losses to fish farmers in Tay Ninh Province, local environmental authorities have confirmed. The provincial Department of Natural Resources and the Environment said that oxygen levels in the river had reached an alarming low rate due …

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Dusty road vexes Ho Chi Minh City residents (pics)

A road section in Ho Chi Minh City which has been repaired for over one month is now blanketed with thick dust, thus plunging locals into untold misery.

A road section in Ho Chi Minh City which has been repaired for over one month is now blanketed with thick dust, thus plunging locals into untold misery. A 20-meter section of Kha Van Can Street, which crosses Pham Van Dong Street in Thu Duc District, has undergone repairs since …

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Swedish parliament speaker visits Vietnam, attends IPU-132

Swedish Parliament Speaker Urban Ahlin is slated to begin his five-day visit to Vietnam on Saturday on the occasion of Sweden’s participation in the 132nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) that opens in Hanoi the same day, the Swedish Embassy said on Thursday in a press release.

Swedish Parliament Speaker Urban Ahlin is slated to begin his five-day visit to Vietnam on Saturday on the occasion of Sweden’s participation in the 132nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) that opens in Hanoi the same day, the Swedish Embassy said on Thursday in a press release. Speaker Ahlin …

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A good place to eat and shoot the breeze

If you have a penchant for buffets and are looking to have your fill of dishes from several parts of the world in an ambience that also facilitates reunions, Nguyen Thanh Ha has a recommendation to make. I seem to have developed a taste for buffets, especially when meeting friends …

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