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China moves to project air power with Soviet carrier overhaul

October 20, 2009

Welding torches flare at dusk in the coastal Chinese city of Dalian as workers mill about on the flight deck of an unfinished aircraft carrier once intended for the Soviet navy. More than 400 miles (643 kilometers) from the ocean, a full-size mock-up sits next to a lake in Wuhan. While the twin can be [...]

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Local NGOs feel the pinch of global recession

March 16, 2009
Local NGOs feel the pinch of global recession

The scene of an annual event called Saigon Cyclo Challenge organized by British non-profit organization Saigon Children’s Charity. This year, the event only raised US$65,000 compared to $100,000 last year. The Saigon Cyclo Challenge, an annual fundraising event organized by British non-profit organization Saigon Children’s Charity (SCC) earlier this month, raised US$65,000 this year. Last [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...