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Keppel Land has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Vietnam's State capital Investment corporation (SCIC) to collaborate on investment opportunities in Vietnam. The MOU was signed in Hanoi between Keppel Land CEO Ang Wee Gee and SCIC ...
Vietnam's government offices and state-run businesses, including stock exchanges, will close for a four-day holiday to mark the Reunification Day (April 30) and Labor Day (May 1), said the labor ministry.
On New Day Friday, there was unanimous agreement that the American health care Act was in trouble and that the consequences of failure could be far-reaching.
India, in a retaliatory move, had banned the entry of six commodities - coffee beans, black pepper, cinnamon, bamboo, cassia and dragon fruit - from Vietnam on concerns over phytosanitary issues early March, after the South-East Asian nation had ...
March 24 (Reuters) - Following are domestic prices of Vietnam's key commodities. Unit: million dong per tonne. Item March 20-24 March 13-17 Location Robusta beans 45.9-47.4 45.7-47.1 Central Highlands Black pepper 108.0-109.0 101.0-106.0 Southern ...
CNN's new series Soundtracks: Songs That Defined History and Ken Burns' The Vietnam War are among the projects Tribeca has unveiled as part of its second annual Tribeca TV program.
Vietnam vet in hospice care appreciates new bed. As a Vietnam veteran recently confined to hospice care and completely bedridden, I am amazed at the generosity and compassion of Hospice Compassus.
Last year's inaugural event, sponsored by the Tyler Cates American Legion Post 281, was highly successful as hundreds gathered at the ceremony organizers said was "a long time coming.
Shippers in Vietnam are celebrating a decree by Hanoi that forces all containerlines to publicise all of their charges including surcharges, in a unprecedented transparency move that could see rates tumble in what has traditionally been an expensive ...
Ho Chi Minh City -- Singapore property developer Mapletree opened a business center this week in Ho Chi Minh City, the company's first wholly owned real estate project after 12 years in Vietnam. The 17-story, top-grade office tower is the second phase ...
At the end of his visit to Vietnam, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong also encouraged Vietnam to take a forward-leaning approach on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a free trade deal involving the 10 ASEAN countries and six ...
The net asset value (NAV) per share of Vinacapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund Ld (LON:VOF) rose sharply in the second half of last year.
Vietnam veterans will be welcomed home, thanked for their service and offered free admission along with their immediate families at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum on March 29, the 44th anniversary of the day United States troops left Vietnam.
Hanoi - Vietnamese cops took three months to respond seriously to allegations that an eight-year-old girl had been molested, but then outrage spilled onto facebook and they made an arrest in days - a rare win for public opinion in the communist country.
Even decades after the Vietnam War, the United States and Vietnam are still surveying the conflict's aftermath, seeking understanding and healing of wounds physical and spiritual, individual and widespread, Harvard President Drew Faust said today ...
SEMBCORP Development is exploring the possibility of building another Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park in Vietnam's Quang Tri province. If it does eventually materialise, this would be Sembcorp's eighth such industrial park in Vietnam. On Thursday in ...
Members of George Baldridge American Legion Post 93 in Sedro-Woolley are organizing a parade for March 30 to celebrate Welcome Home Vietnam veterans Day. Spearheading the effort (from left) are Post Cmdr. Connie Peterson, Post Adjutant Roy Brown ...
DEMING - Plans for a new Vietnam veterans memorial at veterans' Park in Deming are in the final stages, and the group of veterans formerly of Deming are pleased to announce a display case has been donated to the Deming-Luna-Mimbres Museum's ...
More significantly, the proportion of population living below the income poverty line ($1.90 a day at 2011 purchasing power parity terms) stood at 13.1 percent as of 2014 in The Philippines, while that of Vietnam has dramatically gone down to 3.1 percent.
Three days of events have been planned to honor area Vietnam veterans beginning Monday, March 27, continuing through Wednesday, March 29.
A Vietnam War memorial in Venice that was damaged by a tagging crew last year has again been marred by Graffiti, authorities said.
Vietnam has detained two bloggers for posting anti-state comments, which the Communist-ruled country said should serve as a warning to others spreading dissent.
Mapletree opens first office tower in Vietnam Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (in blue) was at the official opening of the Mapletree Business Centre in Vietnam ...
WAINWRIGHT, OH (AP) - An Ohio sheriff says deputies have found a family living with a Vietnam veteran's decomposing body and stealing his benefits.
ZANESVILLE - It's been nearly 50 years since Glen Lightfoot and Jim Barker last saw their childhood friend, Kenny Flemming. On Sept.
Khanh established and managed two pro-democracy news websites, Vietnam Weekly and Anticorruption Newspaper, according to reports.
Hulu/MGM's The Handmaid's Tale and National Geographic's Genius are among the big-name highlights of this year's Tribeca TV, the second annual television slate of the Tribeca Film Festival.
Suddenly last week, a deputy prime minister called on police to take the case seriously and the suspect was arrested -- offering a window into how the wheels of justice turn in Vietnam. But the ordeal is not over for the young victim who still wails in ...
When Prof. Michael Hoffman, executive director for the Cornell Institute for Climate Smart Solutions, visited Vietnam for the first time in 47 years last March, little did he know that it would spark the origins of a service-learning interdisciplinary ...
Vietnam and Singapore signed several business agreements Thursday during a visit by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong aimed at boosting the island state's investment and trade with the communist country.
Vietnam had yesterday removed suspension on imports of five commodities from India after it was satisfied with the corrective action to improve pest ...
MOUNT PLEASANT - Patriots Point will honor Vietnam veterans with free admission for them and their families next Wednesday.
(West Plains) - On March 29, 1973, the last American combat troops left Vietnam. When the troops arrived home, their reception was not a warm one and fell far.
Fort Carson, Colo. - The soldiers who served in Vietnam returned to shame. They couldn't wear their uniforms off post and some were called baby killers.
Improving access to health services will be vital in the future as Vietnam's elderly population increases in size. A report published by the UN Population Fund (UNPFA) in 2016 warned that Vietnam would have to contend with a rapidly ageing population ...
A ceremony to remember the most decorated New Zealand company in the Vietnam War became more than a standard news story for reporter Jennifer Eder, who stumbled across the men her father served beside.
police in central Vietnam say the men opened a water exhaust valve at the Suoi Vuc reservoir on March 15, flooding two rural communes.
Kim Phuc Phan Thi is in Calgary for the 35th anniversary of the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society. She is famous for a photo taken decades ago, but every time she sees it, it brings that day in 1972 back like it was yesterday.
"Sometime during the late spring months of 1967, my Dad told me that a kid that had gone to Altoona Rural high school had been killed in Vietnam," Fisher said. "My Dad didn't know anything about how that kid had died nor could he remember the kid's ...
TUPELO - By veterans Day this fall, there will be a smaller version of the Vietnam veterans Memorial in Tupelo. Following the ceremonial groundbreaking Monday morning, the actual work is set to begin Tuesday.
Guidi, who was arrested in January 2016, embellished his service record in Vietnam in other ways, also claiming that he was a prisoner of war, a Green Beret and a sniper who received a Purple Heart and a Combat Infantry Badge.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will visit Ho Chi Minh City from Tuesday to Wednesday, and Hanoi from Wednesday to Friday.
"I'm lucky I made it home," said veteran Ray Coster, reflecting on his time in the army in Vietnam -- as other veterans, in the background, installed a flagpole with the American flag and a light in his Weeping Water, Nebraska, yard, at no charge.
Dang Huu Nam of the Phu Yen parish, under central Vietnam's Roman Catholic Vinh Diocese, told RFA he wrote a letter rejecting accusations by officials in Nghe An province that activists protesting Hanoi's settlement with the Formosa steel plant over ...
"The Prime Minister proposed that South Korea continue its support over the position of Vietnam and Southeast Asia on the South China Sea issue and to help the country improve its law enforcement at the sea", the government said in a statement on its ...
Though seeing action several times, Benson recalled his most harrowing experience in Viet Nam. "We'd been hacking our way through the jungle when we came upon this big clearing, which had several big, hand-dug holes in the ground along with some ...
police in northern Vietnam fired shots and flipped a car on Saturday night as they chased down a drug dealer carrying nearly 35 kilograms of heroin, worth an estimated $500,000-800,000.
Vietnam War correspondent Joe Galloway, well known partly thanks to Mel Gibson's movie "We Were soldiers," once said to a group of veterans, "I don't know if there's anybody here today that doesn't thrill at the sound of those blades.
So at the Geneva Convention Conference later that year, the French government granted independence to Vietnam. This led to the U.S.






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