Posts Tagged ‘ source ’

Cambodian card cartel 

March 23, 2011
Cambodian card cartel 

Police in Bavet, Cambodia, raided the Chateau Casino in January, freeing 10 Vietnamese gamblers who were being held against their will by loan sharks Last month, Vietnam was rocked by the shocking confession of Tran Thuy Lieu, 41. After nearly four weeks of media innuendo and heavy police interrogation, Lieu’s sisters convinced her to admit [...]

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Bob Dylan concert in Vietnam confirmed 

March 14, 2011
Bob Dylan concert in Vietnam confirmed 

Bob Dylan performs at the Buffalo Chip in Sturgis, South Dakota on August 10, 2010 It is final. The speculation can be laid to rest. Bob Dylan will perform in Vietnam next month, a source has confirmed to Thanh Nien. Vietnam will definitely be part of the 70-year-old legendary composer and singer’s Asian tour that [...]

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Exclusive: Yahoo in talks to exit Japan: sources 

March 2, 2011
Exclusive: Yahoo in talks to exit Japan: sources 

A website of Yahoo Japan Corp is seen on a computer screen in Tokyo August 19, 2009. Yahoo Inc is in advanced talks to exit its joint venture in Japan with Softbank Corp, a move that could lead it to focus on reaching a decision on its China assets. A deal to transfer Yahoo’s 35 [...]

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Vietnamese ship stranded off southern India, 18 sailors at risk 

February 16, 2011

  A Vietnamese ship has been stranded off the coast of India for nearly six months, putting 18 sailors onboard at risk, The Times of India reported Tuesday.   The news source quoted Captain Maung Maung Iwin of the MV Bien Nam ship as saying that the vessel is currently about three miles away from [...]

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Vietnam banks woo overseas dollars with higher rates 

January 28, 2011
Vietnam banks woo overseas dollars with higher rates 

A client fills out a dollar deposit form at an Asia Commercial Bank branch in Ho Chi Minh City. Local banks are boosting interest rates on dollar deposits as they vie with each other to tap stronger remittances from overseas Vietnamese just before the Tet holiday. Bankers said the days before the biggest holiday of [...]

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Cold weather sends children, elderly to hospital in Hanoi 

January 14, 2011
Cold weather sends children, elderly to hospital in Hanoi 

  As the weather turned bitterly cold, many children and elderly were hospitalized in Hanoi last week, news website Vietnamnet reported Thursday (January 6).   According to the news source, Vietnam National Hospital of Pediatrics admitted up to 1,500-2,000 children every day starting Monday last week, double the regular number.   Other major hospitals like [...]

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Vietnam's Vinashin creditors to meet Tue on loan: Basis Point 

December 6, 2010
Vietnam's Vinashin creditors to meet Tue on loan: Basis Point 

  Creditors of a US$600 million, eight-year loan for Vietnam’s troubled state shipbuilder Vinashin will meet on Tuesday to discuss a request for a standstill from the near-bankrupt conglomerate, Basis Point reported on Friday. The creditor group would be led by Elliott Advisors and Standard Chartered Bank, sources told Basis Point, a Thomson Reuters company. [...]

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To live longer, choose yellow and green vegetables: study 

November 27, 2010
To live longer, choose yellow and green vegetables: study 

Carrots are a key source of both alpha-carotene and beta-carotene Eating yellow oranges and dark green veggies such as carrots, sweet potatoes and green beans can add years to your life, suggests a new study. This time, it is not beta-carotene that is the shining star, but rather its cousin: alpha-carotene. Both are members of [...]

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Beatles coming to Apple’s iTunes: source 

November 16, 2010
Beatles coming to Apple’s iTunes: source 

Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs smiles at the end of the iPhone OS4 special event at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California in this April 8, 2010 file photo. The Beatles on Apple’s iTunes? Let it be. The Fab Four’s music is expected, finally, to be available for sale at Apple Inc’s online music store, a [...]

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Hanoi collects ideas for restoring French town 

November 15, 2010
Hanoi collects ideas for restoring French town 

A file photo of Trang Tien Street, part of the French town before 1945 in Hanoi Vietnamese and French architects will submit to Hanoi authorities a draft management statute to preserve an old French town in the capital, local newspaper Tuoi Tre reported Saturday.   Launched nearly four years ago, the draft-making project also includes [...]

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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...