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Cai Rang Floating – A must-see place in Mekong Delta

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 31,2017

EN VietNamNet - The Cai Rang Floating Market, a national intangible cultural heritage site, is on the 185-kilometre Hau River, a tributary of the Mekong River.

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Child of 'Britain's Schindler' appeals for help for refugees

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 29,2016

LONDON (AP) — The daughter of a stockbroker nicknamed 'Britain's Schindler' for saving Jewish children from the Nazis is appealing for today's child refugees to be treated with similar compassion.

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Dortmund claims 3 points against Sporting

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 19,2016

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Julian Weigl scored in the first half to lead Borussia Dortmund to a 2-1 win over Sporting Lisbon in their Champions League match on Tuesday.

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Thanh Hoa: Nghi Son Economic Zone expanded

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Thanh Hoa: Nghi Son Economic Zone expanded

Accordingly, in addition to the old area, the economic zone will be expanded to the remaining area of Tinh Gia District; the three communes of Yen My, Cong Binh and Cong Chinh in Nong Cong District; and the three communes of Thanh Tan, Thanh Ky and Yen Lac in Nhu Thanh District. It will have a total area of 106,000 hectares.

The adjustment and expansion of Nghi Son Economic Zone is line with the national development strategy in general and Vietnam’s sea development strategy in particular; with the aim of helping it dynamically, rapidly and sustainably develop to become a main point in the south of the northern key economic region.

The expansion is also expected to make it an attractive centre for investment and the transshipment of goods in the region, as well as to contribute to closely associating the economy with ensuring defence and security.

Nghi Son Economic Zone was built to become a multi-sectoral industrial development area in association with construction and effectively exploitation of deep-water seaports, focusing on petrochemical and basic industries.

Relevant agencies set a target of creating a favourable investment and trade environment, implementing projects related to important economic and social infrastructure and attracting both domestic and foreign investors by 2025.

The plan also focuses on synchronously developing industry, services, trade, finance, culture, society and eco-tourism in the zone, in line with maintaining defence and security, towards a green, sustainable, dynamic and modern urban area.

This Is How Google Wants To Make The Internet Speak Everyone’s Language

[img]" class="bf_dom image not-graphic-image js-image js-not-graphic " rel:bf_bucket="progload" width="1600" height="1067" alt="" /> View this image › Nurhaida Sirait, a grandmother that speaks the native Batak language and uses Facebook on her smartphone to connect to friends and family, poses for a portrait. Andri Tambunan for BuzzFeed News JAKARTA, Indonesia — When… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Olympics-Rio kicks off Games with ode to forests, favelas and funk

The game is on.  Brazil unfurled a vast canvas celebrating its rainforest and the creative energy of its wildly diverse population in welcoming the world on Friday to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, all to the pulsating beat of samba, bossa nova and funk. Brazil's interim President Michel Temer declared open the first Games ever in South America. But in a display of the deep political divisions plaguing Brazil, he was jeered by some in the crowd at the famed Maracana soccer stadium. The… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

French killer's Facebook broadcast underscores live video challenges

A frame grab taken from Reuters video footage taken June 14, 2016 from an online video posted by Larossi Abballa, the suspected attacker, who police and justice sources have named as the man who stabbed a police commander to death outside his home and later killed his partner on Monday in an attack in Magnanville, a suburb some 60 km (40 miles) west of Paris, France, and claimed by Islamic State. Photo by Reuter After Larossi Abballa killed a French police commander and the commander's partner… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Vietnam's exporters hunt for robusta coffee as supplies dwindle

Vietnamese coffee exporters, faced with dwindling robusta supplies in the world's top producer, are paying up to buy beans from international trade houses who scooped up much of the crop early in the season. Local exporters in Vietnam are struggling to find coffee to fulfill their contracts, trade sources said, after farmers sold forward much of the harvest early on in the season when global prices hit their highest in more than five years. The squeeze comes at a time of tight supplies in the… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Navy Says Personal Data of Over 134,000 Sailors Was Hacked

Personal data belonging to 134,386 current and former sailors in the U.S. Navy has been compromised, the Navy said on Wednesday.It wasn’t immediately clear when the hack took place, but the Navy is pointing the finger at a compromised laptop belonging to a contractor as the source of the data breach. In a statement, the Navy said it was notified by Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services that a laptop belonging to one of its employees was compromised. That employee, the Navy said, was working in… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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