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The massive flight of Myanmar’s long-oppressed Rohingya ethnic group is following a sickening pattern of other recent displacements of populations – the Yazidis in Iraq, Syrians by the millions fleeing civil war, schoolchildren targeted by Nigeria’s Boko Haram terrorist

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 National Assembly’s fourth session wraps up

The 14th National Assembly wrapped up its fourth session in Hanoi on November 24.

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NA adopts two important resolutions on Long Thanh Airport and HCM City

The ongoing 14th National Assembly (NA)’s fourth meeting passed two important resolutions on the feasibility study report on land acquisition, compensation and resettlement at Long Thanh International Airport and the preferential mechanisms and policies to develop Ho Chi Minh City.

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Vietjet to open Da Lat - Bangkok route in mid-December

Budget carrier Vietjet will launch a new air route connecting Da Lat with Bangkok in mid-December, becoming the first airline to operate a direct service between Da Lat and Bangkok.

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US$2 billion lost to natural disasters in Vietnam in 2017

It is estimated that Vietnam has lost VNĐ45 trillion (US$2 billion) due to natural disasters this year, Nguyễn Đỗ Anh Tuấn, director of the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development, said.

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 Exhibition on red-shanked douc opens at Book Street

Forty photos portraying red-shanked doucs taken by Đà Nẵng-based freelance photographer Lê Phước Chín are on display at the HCM City Book Pedestrian Street.

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 Polish President to visit Vietnam

Polish President Andrzej Duda and his spouse will pay a State visit to Vietnam from November 27 to 30 at the invitation of State President Tran Dai Quang.

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The massive flight of Myanmar’s long-oppressed Rohingya ethnic group is following a sickening pattern of other recent displacements of populations – the Yazidis in Iraq, Syrians by the millions fleeing civil war, schoolchildren targeted by Nigeria’s Boko Haram terrorist

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Thirteen Burmese people were killed Friday when their van collided with a truck in central Thailand and burst into flames, police said, the latest gruesome accident on the kingdom's notoriously dangerous roads.

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Bangladesh and Myanmar will start repatriating refugees in two months, Dhaka said Thursday, as global pressure mounts over a crisis that has forced more than half a million Rohingya to flee across the border.

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A proposal in Iraq's parliament to scrap the minimum age for Muslim girls to marry has stirred outrage among critics who view it as a licence "to rape children".

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Air China has suspended flights to North Korea, further limiting the secretive state's links with the outside world, but the company said Wednesday it was a business decision.

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Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday (Nov 21) that she hopes talks with Bangladesh this week will result in a memorandum of understanding on the “safe and voluntary return” of Rohingya Muslims who fled

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