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Laos declares national mourning for Vietnam's Party leader

Laos declares national mourning for Vietnam's Party leader

Laos is scheduled to observe a national mourning for General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong on July 25 and 26.

As many as 63 foreign and four local carriers have been operating nearly 160 international routes connecting Vietnam to other countries around the world in the first half of the year, according to details given by the Civil Aviation

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Dolphin spotted at Binh Dinh beach

Many locals and tourists were thrilled with joy when seeing a dolphin swimming at the Ky Co Beach in the southern province of Binh Dinh on July 22.

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Northern localities prepare for Storm Prapiroon

Haiphong City and Quang Ninh Province have banned boats and vessels from going to sea from Monday noon to avoid the coming Storm Prapiroon.

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Vietnam listed among world’s best holiday destinations in August

British travel website Affordable Luxury Travel has published an article unveiling the best places worldwide to visit during August, with Vietnam making the list.

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More than 500 people, including some opposition leaders, have been arrested in Dhaka over violence that has wracked Bangladesh and killed 163 people since students started protesting against civil service hiring rules, police said Monday.

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Remittances to HCM City jump 20% to reach $5.2b in H1

HCM City received nearly US$5.2 billion in remittances in the first half of the year, up 20 per cent year-on-year, according to the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV), HCM City branch.

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Flags flown at half-mast to honour Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong

The national flag has been flown at half-mast at many places in Hanoi and HCM City to honour Communist Party of Vietnam General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, who passed away on July 19.

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More than 500 people, including some opposition leaders, have been arrested in Dhaka over violence that has wracked Bangladesh and killed 163 people since students started protesting against civil service hiring rules, police said Monday.

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Thousands flocked to a coastal town in western Indonesia Sunday to watch a clash between ornate mythical effigies before they are cast into the sea, in a centuries-old ritual born from a Shiite holy day of mourning.

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Flash floods in northern and southwest China have killed at least 20 people and left dozens missing, state media said Saturday, after a week of deadly downpours across the country.

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A bridge collapse caused by torrential rains in northern China killed 12 people and left more than 30 missing, state media said Saturday.

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Asian equities sank in line with Wall Street Friday as the optimism over expected US interest rate cuts was overshadowed by uncertainty about the presidential election and worries over China's economy.

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Most striking South Korean junior doctors will not be returning to hospitals despite government efforts to persuade them, Seoul's health ministry said Thursday, in a major blow to a health system already rocked by months of chaos.

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