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VN’s military equipment sent to Ukraine for maintenance: FM
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Le Hai Binh stated that the batch of Vietnam’s military equipment that has been temporarily seized by Finland is meant to go to Ukraine for repair and maintenance.

Hanoi CPI rises in July
Hanoi’s consumer price index (CPI) in July rose by 0.18 percent over the previous month.
VNA, PRD to enhance information sharing
The VNA and Thailand's Public Relations Department (PRD) have vowed to enhance information exchange.
Seminar marks 60 years of Geneva agreement
A seminar was held in Algeria to mark the 60th anniversary of the Geneva Agreement.
VN ready for Int’l Chemistry Olympiad 2014
Everything is in place for the 46th International Chemistry Olympiad, which will kick off in Hanoi on July 21.
PM greets former US president Clinton
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung welcomed former US President Bill Clinton in Hanoi on July 18.
VN vows to optimise use of WB loans
Vietnam will use loans committed by the WB in the most effective way, said PM Nguyen Tan Dung.
Cable cut slows internet connectivity
The Asia-America Gateway (AAG) submarine cable was cut at 6.36pm on July 15.
Int’l expos promote use of green energy
Over 100 domestic and foreign businesses are joining exhibitions on green technology in HCM City.
Aviation sector needs human resources breakthrough
21/07/2014 | 11:16:00
Vietnam’s aviation sector needs a breakthrough in human resources, especially when airlines are expanding their fleets, launching new routes and preparing for their initial public offerings (IPO).

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has set the target that by 2020, the sector’s workforce will be able to meet all demands for pilots and requirements on management, exploitation and maintenance.
Politics
Vietnam shows responsibility, activeness in ASEAN-EU ties
The successfully-closed 20th ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting (AEMM-20) in Brussels on July 24 has confirmed the active and responsible role of Vietnam as a coordinator of the ASEAN-EU dialogue relations when it co-chaired the event for the first time.
World
Tourist arrivals to Thailand to reach 2014 target
The tourism industry in Thailand will recover in the second half of this year and will reach its target of luring 26.2 million foreign visitors by the year-end, according to the Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT).
Business
Riot-affected businesses get compensated before July 30
The southern province of Dong Nai has required insurance companies to quicken compensation for businesses affected by social disturbances occurred in May and complete the work before July 30.
Culture-Sport
Indochinese kids to join HCM City cultural exchange
Nearly 200 children from Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia will take part in an exchange progmamme in Ho Chi Minh City from July 28 to August 1.
Sci-Tech
Sub-marine cable line to resume operation on July 30
The Asia-America Gateway (AAG) submarine cable, which was cut on July 15, will resume operation on 11:00 July 30, FPT Telecom said on July 22, citing sources of the cable’s operator.
Health
Hanoi to launch large-scale measles-rubella vaccination
Hanoi will carry out a large-scale vaccination campaign against measles and rubella for children aged from one to 14 years old, Nguyen Nhat Cam, Director of the municipal Preventive Health Centre said on July 22.
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