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Da Nang

Ship sinks, all foreign crew saved

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Ship sinks, all foreign crew saved

All 12 foreign crew members aboard a Cambodian ship transporting 2,600 tonnes of rolled steel from China’s Huangpu to Ho Chi Minh City were rescued after their vessel sank off the coast of central Da Nang city on Nov. 3.

Da Nang builds low-income housing

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Da Nang builds low-income housing

Construction on two housing projects for students and low-income families has begun in the central city of Da Nang, at a total investment of more than 300 billion VND (16.8 million USD).

Int’l organisations continue support for storm victims

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Int’l organisations continue support for storm victims

Two non-governmental organisations, the Save the Children of the UK and the US-based World Vision, on October 28 provided money and relief goods totalling over 1 billion VND for the victims of typhoon Ketsana in Hai Lang district, central Quang Tri province.

Former Vietnamese volunteers in Laos meet

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Former Vietnamese volunteers in Laos meet

Nearly 200 veteran volunteer soldiers and military specialists from the central city of Da Nang who fought in Laos have gathered to celebrate the 60th anniversary of their Traditional Day (Oct. 30).

Gov't issues urgent measures against dengue fever

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Gov't issues urgent measures against dengue fever

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on October 26 issued instructions on measures to be taken promptly against dengue fever in the wake of a surge in infections from the disease which is likely to evolve into a large-scale outbreak.

More aid to victims of Typhoon Ketsana

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More aid to victims of Typhoon Ketsana

The National Fund for Vietnamese Children has provided an aid package worth 500 million VND (around 28,000 USD) to nine central and Central Highlands provinces hit by Typhoon Ketsana.

Vietnam, US discuss IPR enforcement

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Vietnam, US discuss IPR enforcement

The US is willing to provide lecturers and training manuals for Vietnam to build a training network for officers enforcing the Intellectual Property Law, a US District judge has affirmed.

Investment funds bankroll medical projects

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Investment funds bankroll medical projects

The VinaCapital Group and the Vietnam Fund of Germany’s Deutsche Bank will invest more than 20 million USD in the Hoan My Medical Group to develop medical projects under an agreement announced on Oct. 20.