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The Hanoi People’s Court on April 18 sentenced five Colombian nationals to between seven and 13 years imprisonment on charges of “property theft” in accordance with Article 138 of the Penal Code.

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Doctors save woman pregnant with triplets

Doctors at Cần Thơ Maternity Hospital saved the life of a pregnant woman on April 18 afternoon when she delivered triplets---all girls. The babies are in good health.

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Thang Long imperial city excavation reveals large structures

An archaeological excavation at the Thang Long imperial city in 2017 has uncovered many traces of former buildings and other artefacts dating from the period of Chinese domination up to the Nguyen Dynasty.

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Top 500 firms with best growth and prosperity announced

This is the eighth consecutive year that a list of the top 500 best growth (FAST500) firms in Vietnam has been released, with Masan Resource Corporation and Khang Dien House Trading and Investment JSC high on the list.

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 Myanmar State Counsellor begins official visit to Vietnam

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi began her two-day official visit to Vietnam on April 19 at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

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Over 21 tonnes of battery powder tainted coffee seized in Dak Nong

Police in the central highlands province of Dak Nong on Wednesday afternoon held a press meeting to report on their investigation into a large-scale fake coffee production at a local facility.

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Workers escape slave-like condition at Quang Nam gold mine

Eleven people who claim they were mistreated at a gold mine in the central province of Quang Nam have escaped, meanwhile, dozens of others continue to work at the mine.

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A volcano erupted in southern Japan on Thursday, spewing steam and ash hundreds of metres into the air, as authorities warned locals not to approach the mountain.

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Around 500 Syrian refugees left southern Lebanon on Wednesday under an agreement between authorities in Beirut and Damascus that provides for their return to their home country, AFP's correspondent said.

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At least 21 revellers were killed en route to a wedding when their truck flew off a bridge, police said Wednesday, the latest horrific crash on India's accident-prone roads.

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The Philippines is set to deploy hundreds of riot police to top holiday island Boracay to keep travellers out and head off potential protests ahead of its six-month closure to tourists, the government said Tuesday.

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Bungling, distortion and diplomatic doublespeak have hollowed out the deal to repatriate Rohingya from Bangladesh to Myanmar, with refugees refusing to return to a homeland that remains perilously insecure.

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Iraq has executed 13 people including 11 convicted on charges relating to "terrorism", the justice ministry said Monday.

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