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All Vietnamese workers in Libya move out of danger

The last Vietnamese guest workers at fighting zones in strife-torn Libya have moved out of dangerous areas, Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Hai Binh said on August 14, citing the source of information from the Vietnamese Embassies in Libya, Egypt, and Turkey.
Three Vietnamese among dead in Malaysian plane crash Society

Three Vietnamese among dead in Malaysian plane crash

Vietnam has requested a prompt and transparent investigation into the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine on July 17 which caused the tragic loss of lives of all passengers and crew members, including three Vietnamese.
Mexican parliamentarians back Vietnam in East Sea issue Politics

Mexican parliamentarians back Vietnam in East Sea issue

Members of the Mexico – Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Group (MVFFG) and Mexican Chamber of Deputies have expressed their support to Vietnam’s legitimate rights and criticised China’s wrongful acts in Vietnam’s continental shelf and exclusive economic zone.
Labour export to continue upward trend: official Society

Labour export to continue upward trend: official

With a highly skilled labour force, Vietnam is leading the markets of Japan and some European countries, Dao Cong Hai, deputy head of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs' Overseas Labour Management Department, has told Tin Tuc (News) daily.
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Vietnam awaits super typhoon

Agencies and localities from northern Thanh Hoa province to southern Ca Mau province are urgently preparing to cope with super storm Haiyan, which means "petrel" (a sea-bird) in Chinese.
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Fishermen need foreign help as Haiyan approaches

Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has sent a diplomatic note to Malaysia, Indonesia, China and the Philippines asking them to help Vietnamese fishermen find shelter from the oncoming super-typhoon Haiyan.
General Giap commemorated around the globe Politics

General Giap commemorated around the globe

Government officials, diplomats, politicians, well-wishers and overseas Vietnamese in many countries around the globe have paid tribute to General Vo Nguyen Giap following the general’s death on October 4.