Three dead as boat catches fire in Antarctica

January 11th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least three crew members of a South Korean fishing boat are thought to have died when their vessel caught fire in Antarctica Wednesday, officials ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka, Vietnam ink oil deal

October 14th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 14 (IANS) Sri Lanka and Vietnam have signed an oil and gas exploration agreement, Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang said at a forum here Friday.Vietnam's state-run PetroVietnam had ... Read more...

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Somali pirates release Vietnamese ship

September 18th, 2011 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Sep 18 (IANS) Somali pirates have released a hijacked Vietnam-owned bulk carrier with 24 crew members on board, a regional maritime official said.The MV Hoang Son Sun, which was ... Read more...

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US urges Green Card holders to become citizens

May 27th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 27 (IANS/EFE) US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has launched a campaign emphasising the benefits of being a US citizen with the goal of convincing more than ... Read more...

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Somali pirates release Taiwanese vessel after nearly a year

January 28th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- Somali pirates on Friday released a Taiwanese vessel along with its crew of 28, ending nearly a year of captivity, the European Union Naval Force - Somalia (EUNAVFOR) ... Read more...

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French are the saddest people on the planet: Poll

January 5th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): French people have topped the charts for being the most pessimistic people looking ahead to 2011, reveals a new poll.In contrast, people in developing economies tend to view ... Read more...

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UAE, Vietnam discuss trade cooperation

November 28th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Nov 28 (IANS/WAM) Visiting UAE Economy Minister Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri and Vietnamese Investment and Planning Minister Vo Hong Phuc held talks to boost bilateral trade and investments, particularly in ... Read more...

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Vietnam shuts down dog meat shops

July 13th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 13 (IANS) Vietnam has closed about 60 dog meat restaurants and slaughterhouses after cholera bacteria was found in some of the animals. The businesses will be allowed to reopen in ... Read more...

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Vietnamese acupuncturist’s male virginity test relieves 3 of rape charges

July 3rd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): A Vietnamese acupuncturist is making headlines by claiming that she can detect a man's virginity based on a small dot on the ear-a test that has helped in ... Read more...

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Pirates hijack Taiwanese fishing ship off Seychelles

May 8th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- Somali pirates on Thursday hijacked a Taiwanese fishing boat carrying nearly three dozen crew members off the waters of Seychelles, officials said on Saturday.The 'Taiyuan 227' boat was ... Read more...

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Vietnam sues US over anti-dumping tax

April 23rd, 2010 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Hanoi, April 23 (IANS) Vietnam has filed a lawsuit with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over anti-dumping tax imposed by the US on its frozen shrimp, Xinhua reported Thursday. Vietnamese foreign ministry ... Read more...

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Bride agency in Malaysia offers wives on instalment!

April 6th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 6 (ANI): A foreign bride agency in Malaysia has come up with a novel strategy to boost its business- instalment payment scheme for clients who cannot afford to pay ... Read more...

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CII summit to promote trade between India-ASEAN held in Guwahati

November 24th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Nov 24(ANI): A business conference organized by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) to explore and promote trade opportunities between India and ASEAN was recently held in Guwahati.During the conference both ... Read more...

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Vietnamese jailed for pricking women’s butts

October 30th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Oct 30 (DPA) A Vietnamese labourer Friday began a three-month jail sentence for pricking two women on the bottom in Hong Kong, claiming he did so because he could not ... Read more...

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Vietnam’s deputy FM meets Krishna

October 16th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 16 (ANI): Vietnam's Deputy Foreign Minister Dao Viet Trung and External Affairs Minister S M Krishna met here on Friday.The two discussed bilateral issues and areas of comprehensive ... Read more...

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US-born Asian-American women more likely to contemplate suicide

August 18th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): A new study has found that US-born Asian American women are more likely to contemplate suicide as compared to the general population.The study from University of Washington has ... Read more...

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Five of family found dead in US

April 8th, 2009 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (Xinhua) Five members of a family have been found killed in northern Alabama in what is suspected to be the latest in a series of murder-suicides that have shocked ... Read more...

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Ankita storms into quarterfinals of Gurgaon ITF

June 18th, 2008 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 18 (IANS) Top seed Ankita Bhambri stormed into the quarter-finals of the $10,000 ITF tournament thrashing Vietnam's Nguyen Thuy Dung in the second round at the National Tennis Academy (NTA) ... Read more...

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Rushmi thrashes Ankita to win $10,000 ITF tournament

June 14th, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 14 (IANS) By the sheer weight of her vast experience, Rushmi Chakravarthi outplayed Ankita Bhambri to clinch the signles title at the $10,000 ITF tournament at the National Tennis Academy ... Read more...

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Vietnamese island showered with UFO remains?

May 29th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by admin
London, May 29 (ANI): Aliens from outer space might not be a thing of science fiction anymore, especially after a small Vietnamese island was showered with metal-like debris, courtesy a UFO ... Read more...

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Dung, Laznica lead Kolkata Open after four rounds

March 28th, 2008 - 12:51 am ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) Vietnamese GM Nguyen Anh Dung and Czech GM Viktor Laznica Thursday shared the lead after the fourth round of the Third Kolkata Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament. Dung won ... Read more...

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Vietnam Deputy Defence Minister meets Antony

November 28th, 2007 - 9:44 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): Visiting Vietnamese Deputy Defence General Nguven Huy Hieu today met Indian Defence Minister A K Antony here as part of the third Indo-Vietnam Security Dialogue process. The security ... Read more...

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India, Vietnam sign extradition treaty

November 14th, 2007 - 1:55 am ICT by admin

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