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2013-04-08 23:00:42

JMR Graphics, a nationwide bus wraps manufacturer, comments on an article in the Thanh Nien News about a city in Vietnam that bans advertising on buses. Central Islip, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 On April 8, nationwide bus wraps manufacturer JMR Graphics comments on an article published in the Thanh Nien News regarding a city´s ban on bus advertisements. According to the article published by Thanh Nien News, Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam is potentially losing millions of dollars per year...

2009-08-14 06:06:22

Several rare species in Vietnam including the white-handed gibbon and tapir face extinction because of a growing appetite for wild meat, experts say. The protection and preservation of wildlife in Vietnam should become a priority, experts told an international conference in Ninh Binh Province's Van Long Wetland Nature Reserve, the Thanh Nien News reported. Dang Huy Huynh, chairman of the Vietnam Zoology Association, said in the past poaching of wildlife met the demand of those living in...

2008-10-08 06:00:28

Text of report in English by Vietnamese newspaper Thanh Nien on 8 October [Unattributed report: "Melamine Scandal Hits Dairy Farmers"] Consumers have been shunning milk products, leaving farmers carrying the can. Northern dairy farmers have been dumping tons of milk every day in the wake of the melamine scare, which has slowed milk sales across the nation. Six months ago Bui Thi Thuy borrowed money to buy two cows worth VND28 million (US$1,680) each, after seeing her neighbours make...

2008-09-05 06:00:15

Text of report in English by Vietnamese newspaper Thanh Nien on 5 September Untapped and largely unknown markets offer Vietnamese businesses some lucrative opportunities. With the government targeting stronger trade relations with Middle Eastern and African countries this year, Vietnamese businesses should be working harder to take advantage of these new markets, a trade expert has said. Vietnam has signed many agreements with Middle Eastern and African countries, including Oman, Sudan...

2008-07-08 06:00:36

Text of report in English by Vietnamese newspaper Thanh Nien on 7 July [Unattributed report "Dengue Fever Plagues HCMC and Mekong Delta"] Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta are in the grip of a dengue fever outbreak, with many hospitals overloaded with cases. HCMC Preventative Health Department Deputy Director Nguyen Dac Tho said about 4,000 cases of dengue fever had been reported in the city in the first six months of the year, with about 100 new cases recorded every week. Thu Duc...

2006-04-30 04:54:41

HANOI (Reuters) - Disgraced British "glam rocker" Gary Glitter's appeal against a three-year jail sentence for molesting children in Vietnam will be heard by a court next month, a Vietnamese newspaper reported on Sunday. Thanh Nien (Young People) newspaper quoted an official of the Ho Chi Minh City Supreme Court as saying that the appeal would be heard on May 19 in Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam. Glitter, 61, was sentenced on March 3 in the resort town of Vung Tau and was...

2006-04-30 04:07:05

HANOI (Reuters) - Disgraced "glam rocker" Gary Glitter's appeal against a three-year jail sentence for molesting children in Vietnam will be heard by a court next month, a Vietnamese newspaper reported on Sunday. Thanh Nien (Young People) newspaper quoted a court official as saying that the appeal would be heard on May 19 in Ho Chi Minh City. Glitter, 61, was sentenced in the southern resort city of Vung Tau on March 3. The report could not be immediately confirmed. Communist-run...

2006-04-30 03:58:51

Corrects second paragraph to read "...would be heard on May 19 in Ho Chi Minh City" HANOI (Reuters) - Disgraced "glam rocker" Gary Glitter's appeal against a three-year jail sentence for molesting children in Vietnam will be heard by a court next month, a Vietnamese newspaper reported on Sunday. Thanh Nien (Young People) newspaper quoted a court official as saying that the appeal would be heard on May 19 in Ho Chi Minh City. Glitter, 61, was sentenced in the southern resort city of...

2006-04-30 01:00:08

HANOI (Reuters) - Disgraced British "glam rocker" Gary Glitter's appeal against a three-year jail sentence for molesting children in Vietnam will be heard by a court next month, a Vietnamese newspaper reported on Sunday. Thanh Nien (Young People) newspaper quoted a court official as saying that the appeal would be heard on May 19 in the southern resort city of Vung Tau, where Glitter, 61, was sentenced on March 3. The report could not be immediately confirmed. Communist-run Vietnam...

2006-04-13 22:17:06

By Grant McCool HANOI (Reuters) - Bold headlines and mugshots of a cabinet minister quitting in a corruption scandal, readers criticizing leaders and a government refusal to release a "cyber-dissident." The different faces of Vietnam's changing state-controlled media have been on view in the weeks before the ruling Communist Party National Congress, which opens on April 18. "I think there are no limitations on our coverage, it's very good," said Tuoi Tre (Youth) daily's Xuan Trung,...