Posts Tagged ‘ Lighter ’

Huge lighters a high explosion risk, experts warn

January 12, 2010
Huge lighters a high explosion risk, experts warn

Experts have voiced concern over the large lighters that have recently proliferated in street stalls in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, warning they implied high risk of explosion. Over the past few weeks people driving past and walking on Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Bui Vien and Ly Thuong Kiet streets in HCM City have [...]

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Space age con men detained

May 6, 2009
Space age con men detained

LookAtVietnam – Ho Chi Minh City police Monday detained three men in custody pending filing of criminal charges in a fake meteorite deal supportably worth US$3 million. Money and other exhibits HCM City police found as a wealthy man from Ninh Thuan Province was on the verge of being cheated in a fake meteorite deal.LookAtVietnam [...]

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Space age con men detained

May 5, 2009
Space age con men detained

Money and other exhibits HCMC police found as a wealthy man from Ninh Thuan Province was on the verge of being cheated in a fake meteorite deal. Ho Chi Minh City police Monday detained three men in custody pending filing of criminal charges in a fake meteorite deal supportably worth US$3 million. Tran Van Um [...]

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Zippos: not just war artifacts

February 14, 2009
Zippos: not just war artifacts

A customer looks at Zippo lighters displayed in a shop in Ho Chi Minh City For local Zippo buffs, collecting isn’t about grisly combat sentiments. In the US, the “Vietnam War Zippo” – a metal cigarette lighter inscribed by American GIs with some sad, bitter or sardonic phrase – has become emblematic of the conflict [...]

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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...