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Seventh session of 15th National Assembly opens

The seventh session of the 15th National Assembly opens in Hanoi on the morning of October 20.

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Buddha's birthday celebrated with thousands of lanterns

Thousands of people gathered at the Phap Hoa Pagoda in HCM City on Sunday evening to celebrate the Buddha's 2,568th birthday.

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Four children drown in Lam Dong reservoir

Four children have been found dead in a reservoir in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong's Duc Trong District.

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Noi Bai Airport's international terminal expanded

The bidding package on the construction, supply and installation of equipment for the expansion of the T2 terminal of the Hanoi-based Noi Bai International Airport kicked off on May 19, with Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attending.

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Vietnam tops destination list for Indian travelers

Livemint.com, an Indian business and financial daily newspaper has run an article saying that the Indian travel market is buzzing and travel from India has seen a significant spike, with Vietnam emerging as a favoured international destination.

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VND6.2 trillion planned for HCM City canal dredge

HCM City has planned to spend VND6.2 trillion (USD243.61 million) to upgrade the Van Thanh Canal.

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PM calls on every Vietnamese adult to register as organ donor

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on May 19 called on all Vietnamese adults, regardless of gender, ethnic groups, religion, or region, to register as an organ donor.

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Rescuers found the body of a second Mongolian climber who went missing on Mount Everest, expedition organisers said Sunday, confirming the second fatality on the world's highest peak this mountaineering season.

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China cut the minimum down payment rate for first-time homebuyers on Friday and suggested the government could buy up commercial real estate, in some of Beijing's most ambitious moves yet to lift the ailing housing market out of an

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Cambodian deminers have discovered three anti-personnel landmines from the country's civil war in a tree trunk, an official said Friday.

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Rescuers found the body of one of two missing Mongolian climbers on Mount Everest on Friday, expedition organisers said, the first confirmed fatality on the world's highest peak this mountaineering season.

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Indonesian authorities on Thursday raised the alert status of a volcano in the archipelago's east to the highest level after it spewed ash and smoke five kilometres into the sky for the second day in a row.

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Thailand’s cabinet has approved a special 10-year visa for executives and experts working in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) to support the development of targeted industries in the country.

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