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Vietnamese President, Japanese PM hold talks in Tokyo

Vietnamese President, Japanese PM hold talks in Tokyo

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc had talks with Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio in Tokyo on September 26 as part of his stay in Japan to attend the state funeral for former PM Abe Shinzo.

The dollar lost a little of its strength Tuesday after starting the week by surging against major peers, including a record high versus the pound, though equity traders struggled to claw back recent losses owing to recession fears.

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248 aircraft registered under Vietnamese nationality: CAAV

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has registered 248 aircraft under Vietnamese nationality so far this year, up six from the same period last year.

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Airports closed, railway suspended as typhoon Noru approaches

Danang, Phu Bai, Pleiku, Phu Cat and Chu Lai airports in the central and Central Highlands regions have closed during September 27 – 28 as super typhoon Noru nears.

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Rescue workers recovered 26 more bodies on Monday after a boat carrying religious pilgrims capsized in Bangladesh, taking the death toll to 51 with at least a dozen people still missing, police said.

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Poor mother seeks help to save ailing daughter

A poor woman in the northern province of Thai Binh is calling for help to save her daughter who is struggling with leukaemia.

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Low-carbon rice production helps Vietnam meet emission target

Moving to low-carbon rice production offers the highest potential for Vietnam to meet its goal of cutting methane emissions by 30% by 2030 while boosting the competitiveness of a strategic export item, a new World Bank report says.

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 Young scientists honoured for their work on national security

Never in their wildest dreams did IT engineers Chu Quang Khánh and Phạm Dương Nam ever imagine that they would be on the stage receiving an award for their work on national security.

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The dollar lost a little of its strength Tuesday after starting the week by surging against major peers, including a record high versus the pound, though equity traders struggled to claw back recent losses owing to recession fears.

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Rescue workers recovered 26 more bodies on Monday after a boat carrying religious pilgrims capsized in Bangladesh, taking the death toll to 51 with at least a dozen people still missing, police said.

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Five rescuers were killed in the Philippines after they were sent to a flooded community during a powerful typhoon, authorities said Monday, the first confirmed casualties of the strongest storm to hit the country this year.

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Sheltering from rain near Bangkok's Grand Palace, scores of unemployed Thais queue alongside homeless people waiting for free meals as 14-year-high inflation sends living costs soaring.

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Typhoon Talas approached eastern Japan Saturday, bringing heavy rains and killing one person a week after another major storm battered the country.

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One person died and 19 are missing at sea after a boat carrying Chinese nationals sank off the coast of Cambodia, an official said Friday.

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