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Home-bound students pawn possessions till return from Tet

January 20, 2009
Home-bound students pawn possessions till return from Tet

With Tet holidays just around the corner, Hanoi’s pawnshops are doing a bumper trade with university students. Every year university students have to work out what to do with their furniture and belongings while they return to their countryside for Tet.It would be easy if they could just leave their things in their dormitories and [...]

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Steel industry: recovery to have to wait till year’s end

January 13, 2009
Steel industry: recovery to have to wait till year’s end

VietNamNet Bridge – Steel producers are having to face difficulties caused by demand decreases, input production cost increases and the overflow of China-made products into Vietnam. The Vietnam Steel Association (VSA) has released a report about the steel industry’s results in 2008 and the prospects for the industry in 2009. The association has forecast that [...]

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Medvedev: Russia not to resume gas supply to EU till deal revised

January 12, 2009
Medvedev: Russia not to resume gas supply to EU till deal revised

Russia will not apply a protocol on gas transit to its clients in the European Union until Ukraine retrieves its additional conditions in the contract, President Dmitry Medvedev said on Sunday. Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev speaks during a meeting at Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi, January 8, 2009. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)“Such reservations and additions are [...]

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Dance till dawn

December 10, 2008
Dance till dawn

Two dancers, costumed as a god and a demon, act in a Khmer Ro bam dance performance The Mekong Delta’s 1.3 million ethnic Khmers have dancing in their blood. Traditional dancing plays an important part in the spiritual life of the Khmer ethnic minority community and is a part of an ancient culture that has [...]

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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...