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 European companies remain confident in Vietnamese business environment

European companies ended 2021 more positive and optimistic regarding the local trade and investment environment, according to the Business Climate Index (BCI) from the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham).

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Project launched to promote Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam’s historic, cultural values

A project called Cultural Space of Quoc Tu Giam, or Imperial Academy, has been launched by the Van Mieu–Quoc Tu Giam Culture and Science Centre, aiming to popularize the national special relic’s historic and cultural values

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UNDP supports Vietnam in COVID-19 fight

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on April 12 donated 20,000 high-quality surgical masks to Vietnam’s Ministry of Health (MoH) to help protect health care workers on the frontlines of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Germany rolls out world's first hydrogen train

Germany on Monday rolled out the world's first hydrogen-powered train, signalling the start of a push to challenge the might of polluting diesel trains with costlier but more eco-friendly technology.

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North Korea's national airline Air Koryo plans to open a new route linking Pyongyang and Xian in China, a staff member said Thursday, in the latest sign of the nuclear-armed state's possible emergence from isolation.

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A knife-wielding man with a grudge killed nine middle school children and injured at least 10 others as they returned home in northern China on Friday, authorities said, in one of the deadliest such rampages in the country in

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Wind farm investors line up despite poor track record

While foreign investors are lining up to invest in new wind farms in Vietnam, numerous previously licensed wind farms are long delayed in construction or had their investment certificates revoked.

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Vietnam pledges contributions to TPP agreement

Vietnam pledges contributions to TPP agreement

Vietnam will continue making a positive contribution to on-going negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, says President Truong Tan Sang.

A strong earthquake hit Indonesia's main island of Java on Saturday, injuring at least one person and shaking the same town devastated by a tremor last month that left more than 330 people dead.

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The bodies of 70 inmates from the Philippines' largest prison were laid to rest Friday in a mass burial, weeks after their decomposing remains were discovered in a Manila funeral home.

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Japan's government on Thursday approved a bill tightening the rules on religious donations after scrutiny of controversial fundraising practices by the Unification Church.

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At least 19 people were killed and 24 others wounded Wednesday by a blast at a madrassa in Afghanistan's northern city of Aybak, a doctor at a local hospital told AFP.

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Two Indonesian soldiers have been given a seven-month jail term for having gay sex, which is banned by the nation's military as "inappropriate behaviour".

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A Buddhist temple in central Thailand has been left without monks after all its holy men failed drug tests and were defrocked, a local official said Tuesday.

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