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Vietnam joins ASEAN navy meeting in Myanmar

A Vietnamese delegation is participating in the 9th ASEAN Navy Chiefs’ Meeting (ANCM), which focuses on naval cooperation in maintaining regional maritime security.

A Vietnamese delegation is participating in the 9th ASEAN Navy Chiefs’ Meeting (ANCM), which focuses on naval cooperation in maintaining regional maritime security. Rear Admiral Pham Hoai Nam, Commander of the Vietnam People’s Navy and leader of the Vietnamese delegation, will discuss preparations for an international ship parade to mark 50-year …

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Beijing battens down, cranks up propaganda ahead of war parade

Beijing battens down, cranks up propaganda ahead of war parade

Beijing is battening down the hatches and cranking up the propaganda ahead of a massive military parade this week to mark the end of World War Two, shooing cars from streets and shutting factories for the Communist Party’s biggest event of the year. Some 12,000 soldiers will march through Beijing’s …

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Artists depict feminism, social issues

Artists depict feminism, social issues

Female Malaysian and Vietnamese artists shared their take on feminism and other pressing social issues at the first joint exhibition being held in downtown Ha Noi. Titled Sprouting, the exhibition displays more than 30 works, including sculpture, prints, paintings and art installations. Four Malaysian and five Vietnamese artists have showcased …

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Heavy rains forecast in northern and central Vietnam in a week

Heavy rains are forecast to occur in vast areas in the northern and central Vietnam from August 28 to September 3, said the Central Hydrometeorology Center today.

Heavy rains are forecast to occur in vast areas in the northern and central Vietnam from August 28 to September 3, said the Central Hydrometeorology Center today. From August 28-30, the north will have medium and heavy rains, with the rainfall likely to reach 100-200mm in mountainous areas and 50-100mm …

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Map used by Cambodia in demarcating border with Vietnam same as UN’s

The map that the Cambodian government is using in demarcating its border with Vietnam is identical to the one it has borrowed from the United Nations (UN) for comparison.

The map that the Cambodian government is using in demarcating its border with Vietnam is identical to the one it has borrowed from the United Nations (UN) for comparison. Cambodia’s coordinating committee for the reception and collation of maps released this confirmation on Thursday after verifying the maps in Phnom …

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Fruits ripened by chemicals dominate Vietnam’s markets

Fruits ripened by chemicals are rampantly displayed at markets in Vietnam, even though it is common knowledge that such chemicals are harmful to the health of consumers.

Fruits ripened by chemicals are rampantly displayed at markets in Vietnam, even though it is common knowledge that such chemicals are harmful to the health of consumers. Farmers and sellers apply chemicals to keep fruits in a batch evenly ripe and attractive for better sales and profits. Most consumers are …

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Vietnam, Singapore conduct 9th political consultation, pledge to foster ties

Vietnam and Singapore have agreed to continue linking up by encouraging investment in infrastructure, seaports and equitization of state-owned enterprises in the former country.

Vietnam and Singapore have agreed to continue linking up by encouraging investment in infrastructure, seaports and equitization of state-owned enterprises in the former country. The agreement was made at the ninth political consultation session between the two countries in Hanoi on Monday, according to the Vietnam News Agency. The function …

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Boeing eyes ‘several hundred’ layoffs in satellite division

Boeing Co on Monday told its workers that it expected to cut as many as "several hundred" jobs in its satellite business through the end of 2015 due to a downturn in U.S. military spending and delays in commercial satellite orders.

Boeing Co on Monday told its workers that it expected to cut as many as “several hundred” jobs in its satellite business through the end of 2015 due to a downturn in U.S. military spending and delays in commercial satellite orders. Multiple commercial orders were being delayed by recent failures …

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