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UPU launches 44th letter writing contest

18:52 10/10/2014

The 44th Universal Postal Union (UPU) letter writing contest themed “Tell us about the world you want to grow up in” was launched at Chu Van An School in the northern port city of Haiphong on October 9.

Long Bien – the bridge connecting past and present

20:04 08/10/2014

The old Long Bien Bridge not only spans the banks of the Red River but also the memories of Hanoi people.

PM urges Hai Phong to focus on shipbuilding

09:21 04/10/2014

Hai Phong should try to attract investment and foreign partners to become a mechanical engineering and shipbuilding centre of the country, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said at a working session with key officials of the...

Four foreign ATM hackers put in jail

19:28 26/08/2014

Four Chinese nationals that tried to manipulate ATMs in the northern port city of Haiphong through the use of fraudulent credit cards and steal billions have received long prison terms.

Brazil presidential candidate Campos dies in air crash

12:10 14/08/2014

The Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos, 49, has died in a plane crash, party members and local officials say.

Over 11,000 aphrodisiac pills found on North-South coach

11:45 14/08/2014

While checking a speeding coach, police of Thanh Hoa Province discovered 11,400 aphrodisiac pills and a large number of fake cosmetic products.

Eloquence contest highlights Vietnam-Japan friendship

19:45 02/08/2014

The second Japanese-language eloquence contest was held in the northern port city of Hai Phong on August 2, highlighting the friendship between Vietnam and Japan.

Crane collapse kills two at bridge construction site

10:20 10/07/2014

A crane at the construction site of Lach Tray Bridge in the northern port city of Hai Phong collapsed on Wednesday morning, killing two workers on the spot, including the crane driver who was trapped in the cabin.

French cinema goers enjoy new Vietnamese films

09:30 04/07/2014

Vietnamese films in different genres are being screened at the first Vietnamese Film Festival in the port city of Saint Malo in France.

Hai Phong enhances trade, investment with Norwegian businesses

11:24 03/07/2014

A delegation from the northern port city of Hai Phong is paying a working visit to Oslo city, Norway, with the aim of finding ways for Hai Phong's goods to enter this market while promoting business chances in Hai Phong.


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