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Hanoi concert features Asia-America symphony

17:36 10/10/2014

A special programme of the Japan-America Institute for New Music (JAINM) was held at the Concert Hall, Vietnam National Academy of Music in Hanoi on October 10 within the framework of Asia-Europe New Music Festival.

Conference focuses on establishing seafood production chains

23:45 09/10/2014

Creating effective seafood production chains was the main topic of a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on October 8.

Kobane: New IS push amid US warning on air strikes

23:38 09/10/2014

The US and UK have warned that air strikes alone will not prevent Islamic State (IS) fighters from seizing the Syrian town of Kobane.

US Ebola patient Thomas Duncan dies in hospital

23:38 09/10/2014

The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola within the US has died, Texas hospital officials have said.

Vietnam considers lifting import ban on French beef

23:38 09/10/2014

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has been tasked with assessing whether to lift the ban on beef imports from France once the products meet Vietnamese requirements.

USAID helps Thanh Hoa promote green growth

15:21 08/10/2014

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed on October 7 between the the central province of Thanh Hoa and the US Agency for International Development (USAID), pledging to jointly develop an action plan for green growth.

Invention of blue LEDs wins physics Nobel

15:11 08/10/2014

The 2014 Nobel Prize for physics has been awarded to a trio of scientists in Japan and the US for the invention of blue light emitting diodes (LEDs).

Shrimp prices tumble as anti-dumping duties soar

15:11 08/10/2014

After the US Department of Commerce (DOC) imposed the highest ever anti-dumping duties on warm-water shrimp exports from Vietnam, prices for black-tiger and white-legged shrimp in the Mekong Delta have plunged dramatically.

WHO warns of Ebola health care risks

14:11 08/10/2014

A prominent World Health Organisation official has warned that more Ebola cases can be expected among medical staff - even in developed countries with modern health care systems.

New caravan tours to Sapa launched

12:20 08/10/2014

Binh Minh Tourism Company has launched new caravan tours to the popular resort town of Sapa in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai following the inauguration of the Noi Bai-Lao Cai highway.


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