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Weekend News Roundup: Passengers Refuse to Disembark After Cruise Liner Skips Stop in Vietnam

Exports will save Vietnam’s steel industry [Vietnam Net] War on bear bile farms in Vietnam continues [Express.co.uk] Vietnam manufacturing in best health in 33 months [Thanh Nien]

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Morning News Roundup: Business Back to Normal as Holiday Winds Down

Business back to normal as holiday winds down [VNS] Vietnam carrier poised to close $6.1 bln Airbus deal [Tuoi Tre] Murder charges sought for brutal babysitter in southern Vietnam [Th...

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Morning News Roundup: Over 160 Die From Traffic Accidents During Tet Holidays

Over 160 die from traffic accidents during Tet holidays [SGGP] Foreign firms to show off GMO corn in Vietnam [Thanh Nien] Czech botanists find new kind of vanilla in Vietnam [Prague M...

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Morning News Roundup: Highway, Railway Traffic Paralyzed as Truck Plunges Off Mountain Pass

Highway, railway traffic paralyzed as truck plunges off mountain pass [Tuoi Tre] City invests over US$40 million in industrial zones [SGGP] Vietnam city to examine visitors for new bird fl...

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Morning News Roundup: ‘Jungle Men’ Adapt to New Life, Preparing for Tet

Modern rural market facilities prove expensive for vendors [VNS] Road Construction Slow Due to Lack of Funding [SGGP] Foreign capital into real estate is increasing [Vietnam Net]

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Weekend News Roundup: Organic Food Favorability Brings Great Opportunities to Vietnam’s Rice

Fireworks to sparkle nationwide on Lunar New Year’s Eve [Tuoi Tre] Research on ancient ceramics wins int't award [VNS] VietJet Air Expands Fleet To Meet Rising Demand [Bernama]

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Morning News Roundup: In Vietnam, Hundreds of Thousands of Workers Get No Tet Bonus

Vietnam’s state companies get fat on privileges [Thanh Nien] Five Hospitals to be Expanded in HCMC, Hanoi [SGGP]  Vietnam’s Middle Class the Fastest Growing in Southeast Asia [Vi...

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Morning News Roundup: Rescue Teams Sent to Stop Oil Spill Threat in Saigon River

Rescue teams sent to stop oil spill threat in Saigon River [Vietnam Net] Vietnam hots up for Muslim travellers [TTG] Vietnam bonds up on banks' liquidity, low inflation [Reuters]

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Morning News Roundup: 30 Get Death in Largest-Ever Heroin Trial in Vietnam

Ministry wants ban on natural forest exploitation [SGGP] Gold US dollar bills for sale on Saigon streets [Tuoi Tre] Privatization has its pitfalls in Vietnam [Thanh Nien]

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Weekend News Roundup: 2 Get Death for Killing, Dismembering Gay Partner in Southern Vietnam

Vietnam to revise laws to cope with runaway foreign investors [Vietnam Net] Nuclear safety concerns in Vietnam could delay Japanese project [Asahi] Vietnam on Alert for H7N9 Virus [SG...

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnam May Delay Building 1st Nuclear Power Plant

Chill continues in North, temp drops to 15.6°C in South [Tuoi Tre] Real estate investors destroying Vietnam capital’s rivers [Thanh Nien] Economists believe transparency in price adjustmen...

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Hai Phong: The Latest Vietnamese City to Add Free WIFI

Add Hai Phong to the list of Vietnamese cities offering free WIFI to their residents.  The northern port city just completed its VND4.5 billion network that will serve 3 areas of the city, encom...

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Morning News Roundup: Bitcoin Has Arrived in Vietnam

Ministry asks fuel wholesalers to keep fuel price stable [Tuoi Tre] Vietnam raises $626 mln to clean Vinashin's foreign debt in 2013 [Reuters] Vietnam wary after tourists to Israel disappe...

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2 Vietnam Destinations Make New York Times "Must Visit" List

The New York Times just released their list of "52 Places to Go in 2014" and 2 Vietnam locations made the list - Quang Binh's Son Doong Cave and the Mekong River (yeah, we'll count that...

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Morning News Roundup: Accurate Sketch of Baby Kidnapper Leads to Arrest

Accurate sketch of baby kidnapper leads to arrest [Tuoi Tre] Rockefeller’s Firm Plans $2.5 Billion Vietnam Development [Bloomberg] Vietnam PM approves findings about power monopoly’s viola...

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnam Entrepreneur to Test his Submarine Next Week

Vietnam to get IAEA help in building nuke plants [First Post] VIETNAM: Textile and garment exports soared 19% in 2013 [Just Style] Vietnam entrepreneur to test his submarine next week ...

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Morning News Roundup: Workers Building Samsung Factory Riot in Vietnam

Vietnam becomes world’s No1 pepper exporter [VoV] Workers building Samsung factory riot in Vietnam [Washington Post] 55 corruption cases detected in Vietnam in 2013 [Global Times] VN...

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnam's Richest Families Earn Money from Property, Finance Sectors

Over 400 Vietnam state-owned firms dissolved or bankrupt in 2013 [Jakarta Post] Vietnam upholds life sentence for Malaysian woman for drug smuggling [Thanh Nien] Minister urges p...

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnam's Disgraced Vinalines Boss Says Senior Official Tipped Him Off to Arrest

Vietnam's disgraced Vinalines boss says senior gov't official tipped him off to arrest [Tuoi Tre] Vietnam Raises Foreign Bank Ownership Caps to Aid System [Bloomberg] Vietnam develops “wi-...

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Morning News Roundup: Chinese Tourists Caught Parading Illegal Map Through Vietnam

Chinese tourists caught parading illegal map through Vietnam [Thanh Nien] $188 mln swindle case by bank staff now on trial [Tuoi Tre] First Hospital Opens In HCM City Hi-Tech Medical Compl...