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09 September, 2016 | Vietnam News

Weightlifter wins paralympic gold medal fo Vietnam, makes history

Weightlifter Cong Le Van has won the first-ever gold medal at a Paralympics for Vietnam, securing victory with a world record lift of 183 kg. The thirty-two-year-old athlete from Ha Tinh Province told

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09 September, 2016 | Vietnam News

Vietnam jails former bank chairman for 30 years over illegal withdrawals

A Vietnamese court has jailed a former bank executive for 30 years on Friday for illegally withdrawing more than 9 trillion dong ($A534 million), the biggest such loss brought to light

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08 September, 2016 | Vietnam News

Japan to provide patrol ships to Vietnam amid maritime row with China

The Japanese government said on Wednesday it is ready to provide Vietnam with new patrol ships, in its latest step to boost the maritime law-enforcement capabilities of countries locked in

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07 September, 2016 | Vietnam News

Vietnam refuses to lift casino ban on locals

Vietnam media reports that the country’s new gambling law might not lift a ban on locals in entering casinos after all. In June, the Lottery and Gambling Division of the Ministry of Finance

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06 September, 2016 | Vietnam News

Vietnamese airlines order 40 Airbus jets worth $US6.5 billion

Vietnamese airlines plan to order 40 Airbus jets in deals worth an estimated $US6.5 billion, the European planemaker said on Tuesday, as they expand their fleets for a small but fast-growing

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03 September, 2016 | Vietnam News

India PM offers Vietnam $US500 mln credit line for defence cooperation

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday his country would provide a credit line of half a billion dollars to Vietnam for defence cooperation, the latest sign of closer

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24 August, 2016 | Vietnam News

Scientists discover rare endangered primates in Vietnam’s north

A new group of critically endangered primates has been spotted by a team of scientists from Fauna and Flora International in Vietnam. The Delacour’s langurs – black and white with

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23 August, 2016 | Vietnam News

Two activists jailed in Vietnam in over anti-government propaganda

A Vietnamese court in the south-central coastal province of Khanh Hoa has sentenced two activists to up to three years in prison for spreading propaganda against the state. State-media run

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20 August, 2016 | Vietnam News

France seizes dead seahorses en route to Vietnam

French customs officials say they have seized about 2,000 dead seahorses in parcels from the west African country of Guinea that were destined for Vietnam. The endangered creatures, described as

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12 August, 2016 | Vietnam News

South China Sea: US says it’s aware of reports Vietnam fortified islands

WASHINGTON – The US State Department says the country is aware of reports that Vietnam has deployed missile systems on several of its outposts on the Spratly islands in the

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