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Vietnam bans products containing recycled waste oil

The Viet Nam Food Safety Administration (FSA) yesterday banned and recalled certain Taiwanese canned foods that reportedly contain recycled waste oil.The list of canned products that allegedly contain dirty oil include 240 boxes of canned pickled cucumber ... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 3 hours ago]
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Fiber-optical undersea cable breaks again, internet service remains stable

VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) said that at 11.26pm on September 15, the AAG international fiber-optic cable system from Vietnam to Hong Kong and the United States broke. The incident occurred in the waters near ... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 2 hours ago]
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Vietnam sandwiches now available at US fast-food chain

VietNamNet Bridge - Yum! Brands, the parent company of KFC and Pizza Hut fast-food chains, last week opened its first Vietnamese sandwich shop, the Banh shop, in Dallas, Texas in the US.The plan to open the Vietnamese-style bread shop was disclosed by ... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 2 hours ago]
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Image: Hanoi lake full of tons of dead fish

VietNamNet Bridge - Tons of fish suddenly died en masse in the Thien Quang Lake in central Hanoi on Monday morning, September 15.Dozens of workers have been mobilized to collect the dead fish. A worker said about six tons of dead fish was gathered on ... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Workers, Mobilization
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Imported beer products flood the market

VietNamNet Bridge – Beer products made in other countries are flooding the Vietnamese market, where demand is the highest in Southeast Asia.Hoang, 39, from District 2 in HCM City, said he was excited when he discovered that many imported beer products ... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 2 hours ago]
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PTT to build $22b refinery

PTT group is moving forward with its plan to invest US$22 billion in a petrochemical refinery complex in Viet Nam.The company said in a statement that a delegation led by group chairman Piyasvasti Amranand and president Pailin Chuchuttaworn on September ... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 2 hours ago]
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Semiconductor Summit to lure experts in microelectronics

The 2nd Viet Nam Semiconductor Strategy Summit which opens today brings together executives of the world's leading microelectronics companies, with delegates representing Vietnamese government, academia, research and industry.They will discuss the key ... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 3 hours ago]
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Laos, Vietnam boost defence cooperation

Minister of National Defence General Phung Quang Thanh held talks with his Lao counterpart Senior Lieutenant General Sengnuon Saynhalat in Hanoi on September 16.Both ministers compared notes on regional and global issues, reviewed the results of their ... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 4 hours ago]
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School principals reluctant to make IT a compulsory subject

VietNamNet Bridge – Educators have suggested that informatics be added to the list of compulsory subjects at schools but principals are opposed to the idea.Lam Trong Trinh, the head of the Informatics Division of the Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province’s Education ... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 3 hours ago]
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Political News 17/9

Vietnam refutes wrongful Human Rights Watch claimsVietnam rejects recent wrongful allegations by Human Rights Watch organisation, Deputy Spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Tran Thi Bich Van told reporters on September 16.Vietnam’s ratification of the ... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 4 hours ago]
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GECAS and VietJet Air sign sale-leaseback terms for two Airbuses

VietNamNet Bridge - GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) and low-cost carrier VietJet Air have inked an aircraft sale-leaseback agreement for two Airbus A320 aircraft.The aircraft are part of the order that VietJet made with Airbus in February 2014 for ... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 3 hours ago]
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Social News 17/9

Vietnam joins global efforts to control containersThe Prime Minister on September 15 approved Vietnam’s participation in the Global Container Control Programme (CCP) which is sponsored by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) through a ... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Prawn, Van Son, Vietnam

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Andrea Nguyen, the author of “The Banh Mi Handbook”, told the Huffington Post: "It’s great that a company like Yum sees potential in Vietnamese sandwiches. Vietnamese cuisine in America is not as old as Chinese and Japanese, but it is a trend”."
"The proposal of the Ministry of Finance to raise the rate from 65 percent to 75 percent is, in my opinion, not effective. The consumption power of these products will not change" she noted
"After a similar incident in July, most networks raised their capacity to be able to respond to a similar situation,” Khoa said."
"When dynamite is used to loosen rocks, our houses are showered with stones" said Du Quoc Tai, who lives in the district's Dinh Village

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Image: Hanoi lake full of tons of dead fish [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 2 hours ago]
Vietnam sandwiches now available at US fast-foo... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 2 hours ago]
Imported beer products flood the market [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 2 hours ago]
PTT to build $22b refinery [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 2 hours ago]
Fiber-optical undersea cable breaks again, inte... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 2 hours ago]
School principals reluctant to make IT a compul... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 3 hours ago]
Semiconductor Summit to lure experts in microel... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 3 hours ago]
GECAS and VietJet Air sign sale-leaseback terms... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 3 hours ago]
Vietnam bans products containing recycled waste... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 3 hours ago]
Political News 17/9 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 4 hours ago]
Laos, Vietnam boost defence cooperation [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 4 hours ago]
Social News 17/9 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 6 hours ago]
Government invests in classrooms [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 20 hours ago]
India-Vietnam direct route to be launched [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 21 hours ago]
Convenience stores, mini marts losing ground to... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 21 hours ago]
Da Han Waterfall – ideal weekend getaway for Sa... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 22 hours ago]
Social News 16/9 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Sep 16 2014]
Thailand deaths: Police search for man after ki... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Sep 16 2014]
Watchdog agency vows to control multi-level mar... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Sep 16 2014]
Highway construction costly in Vietnam [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Sep 16 2014]
Political News 16/9 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Sep 16 2014]
Cuban VP visits to implement co-operation deals [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Sep 16 2014]
Old Quarter to get new food street [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Sep 16 2014]
North to see heavy rains as storm hits [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Sep 16 2014]
360,000 VietJet tickets available for Lunar New... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Sep 16 2014]
Students worry about rising education costs [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Sep 16 2014]
VN films to screen at Laos film fest [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Sep 16 2014]
Filipino investors do roaring trade in Vietnam [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Sep 16 2014]
Citadel of Ho Dynasty becomes popular tourist d... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Sep 15 2014]
Climate change film to be screened in US [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Sep 15 2014]
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