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Ly Hoang Nam finishes second at F2 tennis tourney

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VietNamNet Bridge – Ly Hoang Nam of Viet Nam came second at the Viet Nam F2 Futures tennis tournament, which closed in Binh Duong Province yesterday. Ly Hoang Nam ranks second at the Viet Nam F2 Futures tennis tournament, which closed in Binh Duong Province yesterday. — Photo plo.vn Nam lost 6-7 (4), 3-6 to ... Read More »

Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes arrive in Vietnam

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Manchester United legends Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes arrived in Hanoi yesterday, ready to attend the opening of a football training center.   Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes arrive in Vietnam The two footballers were welcomed greatly in Noi Bai Airport but they are men of a few words; accordingly, no interview was made by newspaper. As per their announcement, they ... Read More »

Bình Phước approves Indian-invested solar power project

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Bình Phước province will convert more than 20,000ha of forest land and rubber cultivation areas with low economic efficiency in Lộc Ninh District into land for solar power development. — Photo solarpower.vn Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The southern province of Bình Phước announced on November 17 it has approved an investment plan for a US$54 million solar power ... Read More »

Bình Thuận tourism and trade fair kicks off

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The man processes fish sauce in a factory in Phan Thiết City, Bình Thuận Province. — Photo nongthonviet.com.vn Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The tourism and trade fair 2017 in the southern province of Bình Thuận opened on Saturday, serving the needs of people visiting and shopping in the province. The fair has attracted nearly 400 booths from 180 domestic enterprises, ... Read More »

India's Indira canteen: The best meal you can buy for 13 cents

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The governing Congress party in the southern Indian state of Karnataka recently set up Indira canteens in the state capital, Bangalore, which serve more than 200,000 cheap meals every day. The BBC’s Geeta Pandey joins the queue to sample the treats and comes back more than satisfied. Photos: ASIF SAUD It’s just after 07:00 and a crowd has already begun ... Read More »

Two Americans help fatherless children

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VietNamNet Bridge – Vince Grimm and Will Kratz of Cape May County, New Jersey in the United States, visited Viet Nam as tourists in 2000, and ended up making friends with their tour guide. The connection led to an educational foundation supporting fatherless and poor children in a country more than 10,000 kilometres away.  Beneficiaries: In 2006, the Nguyen Xuan ... Read More »

Argentina missing submarine: Search hampered by bad weather

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The search for an Argentine naval submarine that went missing with 44 crew on board is being hampered by bad weather conditions, officials say. The vessel is the newest of the three submarines in the Argentine navy’s fleet — Photo: EPA Teams from several countries have intensified their efforts in the South Atlantic to find the ARA San Juan submarine, ... Read More »

UK mid-air collision kills Vietnamese pilot

VietNamNet Bridge – A Vietnamese pilot was killed in a mid-air crash between a helicopter and an aircraft in the United Kingdom, the Ministry of National Defence announced on Sunday. According to the defence ministry and the Helicopter Services Company at the Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, where the collision occurred on Friday, Captain Nguyen Thanh Trung was taking an ... Read More »

Insurance market maintains stable growth rate

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The total premium collected by insurance firms in the market in the January-October period surged by 20 per cent to VNĐ84.2 trillion. — Photo tapchitaichinh.vn Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The insurance market continued to maintain stable growth rate in the first 10 months of the year, according to the Ministry of Finance (MoF). The ministry said total insurance ... Read More »

Boy ’genius’ wins Thai music award

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Genius: At only 10, Linh has achived various success. — VNS File Photo Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Ten year old violinist Cao Hoàng Linh from Hà Nội has won first prize in the Junior B category at the International Music Competition held in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The annual event brought together dozens of contestants from many countries and ... Read More »