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 PM: All socioeconomic targets within reach

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has told NA Vietnam is likely to fulfill all 13 socioeconomic targets set for 2017 based on economic performance in the first nine months of the year.

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Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City began using robot in cancer surgery on October 23, becoming the third infirmary in Vietnam to apply this technology.

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Nearly VND5bn of smuggled goods destroyed in Lang Son

The Market Surveillance Department of Lang Son Province has destroyed nearly VND5bn worth of smuggled and banned goods seized in the area since early 2016.

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Four Yemeni soldiers and five assailants were killed in an Al-Qaeda attack on a military base in the southern province of Abyan on Monday, a security source said.

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Cabinet sets 6.5-6.7% GDP growth rate for 2018

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc announced that the Government targets to attain a 6.5-6.7% GDP growth pace in 2018 based on impressive achievements made in 2017.

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International Watercolor Biennale set for Hanoi

More than 200 watercolor paintings by 216 artists from 45 different countries will be on display at the International Watercolor Biennale in Hanoi from October 23 to November 15.

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HCM City: Private sector needs most labourers

The demand for human resources in Ho Chi Minh City is forecast to rise 2-3 percent annually to reach 4.61 million labourers by 2020 and 5.34 million labourers by 2025, according to a report from the HCM Centre for

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Four Yemeni soldiers and five assailants were killed in an Al-Qaeda attack on a military base in the southern province of Abyan on Monday, a security source said.

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A five-month battle against Islamic State supporters in the southern Philippines that claimed more than 1,100 lives has ended following a final battle inside a mosque, defence chiefs said on Monday.

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A powerful typhoon ripped into central Japan early Monday, leaving two dead and more than 10 injured, hours after millions struggled to the polls for a national election.

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The beheaded body of a transgender person has been found in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, officials said Sunday, the latest attack on the community in the deeply conservative country.

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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in Riyadh Saturday in a visit aimed at upgrading strategic ties, amid warming relations between the Arab neighbours.

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It took the fall of a US movie mogul to breach the culture of silence around sexual assault and harassment in France, but French feminist Caroline De Haas believes the country has turned a corner.

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