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Music programme for tourists to be staged at Opera House

The Saigon Orchestra and dozens of veteran and young artists will participate in a contemporary music programme launched this week to serve tourists in HCM City.

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 Vietnam, Philippines forge stronger partnership

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Perfecto Yasay agreed to hasten the approval of the Vietnam-Philippines action programme for 2017-2022 to forge stronger bilateral cooperation.

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Vietnam ranks 86th in Global Talent Competitiveness Index

Vietnam has been ranked 86th out of 118 countries in the annual Global Talent Competitiveness Index, which measures how countries grow, attract and retain talent.

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HCM City leader vows to resign if pavement encroachment not dealt with

Doan Ngoc Hai, vice chairman of HCM City's District 1, said he would resign if he fails to deal with local pavement encroachment.

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ADB, SHB strike deal to provide trade loans in Vietnam

The Asian Development Bank and Sai Gon - Hanoi Commercial Joint Stock Bank have signed a Revolving Credit Agreement in which ADB will provide a USD20 million direct loan to SHB to support pre-shipment and post-shipment trade transactions.

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Black box analysed after fatal train accident in Thua Thien-Hue

Police in Thua Thien-Hue Province are analysing the black box to find out the cause of the train crash which killed three people on Monday afternoon.

 >>  Low public awareness blamed for railway traffic accidents
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More than 580 delegates from APEC member economies attended activities and events on various fields within the first APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) in the southern province of Khanh Hoa’s Nha Trang city on February 20.

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Jakarta was hit by widespread flooding on Tuesday after hours of torrential rain, with thousands of homes inundated, cars stranded and people forced to wade through murky brown water.

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The investigation into the death of the exiled half-brother of North Korea's ruler is being conducted in an impartial manner, Malaysia's ambassador to Pyongyang said Tuesday, rejecting accusations from the North that the probe was politically tinged.

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A retreat meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers under the Philippine chairmanship this year is scheduled to be held in Boracay on February 21.

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North Korea's top envoy in Kuala Lumpur has denounced Malaysia's investigation into the apparent killing of the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler, calling it politically motivated and demanding a joint probe into the death.

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The killing of North Korea leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half- brother in Malaysia last week shows the brutality of isolated North Korea and its "terrorism tactics are getting bolder", South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn said on Monday.

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Thousands of Catholic faithful gathered in the Philippine capital on Saturday for a "show of force" in the biggest rally yet to stop extrajudicial killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war.

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