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News: Vietnam

We have started to collect the most important news related to Vietnam in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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US protests Vietnam confrontation

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 9:09
related countries: United States United States

The US lodges a "strong protest" at the manhandling of a US diplomat who tried to visit a dissident Vietnamese priest.
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Loans for ailing Vietnamese giant

Tuesday, December 28th 2010, 11:41

The Vietnamese government offers interest-free loans to embattled shipbuilder Vinashin to pay salaries, as it struggles to repay foreign loans.
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Cambodia to close refugee centre

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 12:24
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Cambodia say is will close a centre for Montagnard refugees in January and send those remaining back to Vietnam, where they face alleged repression.
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Medal of Honor for US soldier

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 6:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: America, Hiawatha, Iowa, Honor

A soldier from the 6,500-person town of Hiawatha, Iowa, is the first living recipient of America's highest military decoration since the Vietnam War.
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Soldier awarded US Medal of Honor

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 20:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: America, Hiawatha, Iowa, Honor

A soldier from a small town in Iowa becomes the first living recipient of America's highest military decoration since the Vietnam War.
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Japan looks to Hanoi for minerals

Sunday, October 31st 2010, 13:56
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Hanoi, Tokyo

Vietnam has agreed to help supply Japan with rare earths, as Tokyo tries to reduce its dependence on China.
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UN warns on Vietnam birth ratio

Tuesday, October 26th 2010, 13:37

Sex ratios at birth are becoming increasingly imbalanced in Vietnam, with far more boys being born than girls, the UN Population Fund says.
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Hi-tech criminals target Vietnam

Tuesday, October 26th 2010, 13:35

Vietnam's net domain has become a big favourite with web criminals, suggests research.
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BP sells assets to pay for spill

Monday, October 18th 2010, 10:42
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

BP says it will sell some business interests in Vietnam and Venezuela for $1.8bn, as the oil giant raises funds to pay for the Gulf oil spill.
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Asian military ties warm in Hanoi

Tuesday, October 12th 2010, 4:39
related countries: China China
related places: Hanoi

Progress is being made in military ties with China and Vietnam at a regional defence ministers' meeting in Hanoi.
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Japan and China in conflict deal

Monday, October 11th 2010, 11:01
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States
related places: Hanoi

China and Japan agree to work together to prevent conflicts at sea, following a diplomatic row over the detention of a Chinese sea captain.
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Deadly explosion at Hanoi stadium

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 11:31
related places: Hanoi

An explosion at the scene of a planned fireworks display in Vietnam's capital has killed at least four people, officials say.
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Asia rains hit Vietnam, Indonesia

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 9:07

More than 80 people in Indonesia's West Papua and at least 15 people in central Vietnam are killed in flooding after days of torrential rain.
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Thousands flee Vietnam flooding

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 1:26

Flash flooding forces 30,000 people to flee their homes in central Vietnam.
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Blogger boom

Tuesday, August 17th 2010, 23:10

Vietnam struggles to tame the internet
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US and Vietnam in naval exercises

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 11:34
related countries: United States United States

The US and Vietnam stage joint naval activities in the South China Sea, a sign of increasing military ties between the former enemies.
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Vietnam rejects French officer's ashes plea

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 16:53
related countries: France France

Vietnam rejects a request by a French war hero to have his ashes scattered at the site of a defining battle.
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Asean nations 'should go nuclear'

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 15:56

Vietnam calls on its neighbours in the Asean regional group to adopt nuclear power to meet energy demands.
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Dissident 'attacks' Vietnam star

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 14:07
related countries: United States United States

One of Vietnam's best-known singers is allegedly attacked by a political dissident during a concert in the US.
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Tropical storm hits north Vietnam

Saturday, July 17th 2010, 23:55
related countries: China China
related places: Hainan

Tropical storm Conson makes landfall in northern Vietnam, after battering China's southern island of Hainan.
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Fast food 'fuels Asia diabetes boom'

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 10:55
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Diabetes is spreading fast in Asia due to the growing popularity of fast food, Australian and Vietnamese scientists warn.
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