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2012-06-05 02:25:15

Free Bible App operates in more than a dozen of the largest languages in the world; now including French, Javanese, Russian, Simplified Chinese and Vietnamese ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bible.is - the free Bible app created by the Audio Bible ministry Faith Comes By Hearing - continues to grow into a powerful missionary tool, capable of providing access to God's Word in the heart languages of over two-thirds of the world's population. The ministry...

2010-10-28 21:54:27

Race may not be as important as previously thought in determining who buddies up with whom, suggests a new UCLA"“Harvard University study of American college students on the social networking site Facebook. "Sociologists have long maintained that race is the strongest predictor of whether two Americans will socialize," said Andreas Wimmer, the study's lead author and a sociologist at UCLA. "But we've found that birds of a feather don't always flock together. Whom you get to know in...

2010-06-04 12:16:00

WASHINGTON, June 4, /PRNewswire/ -- The People's Committee of Hanoi has required monitoring software to be installed on computers at all internet cafes, hotels and other establishments in the capital city. According to Decision No. 15/2010/QD-UBND, businesses have ten days to adopt the new internet restrictions which were announced on April 26, 2010. An English translation of this order is available at www.viettan.org/decision15. Decision 15 applies to internet cafes and "all...

2009-03-18 13:37:00

Work tailors screening interventions to Vietnamese populations FREMONT, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern California Cancer Center (NCCC) -- www.nccc.org -- is conducting a first-of-its-kind study of interventions to improve colon cancer screening rates among Vietnamese Americans, who have lower rates compared to non-Hispanic whites. NCCC Scientist Bang Nguyen, Dr.P.H. is leading the study that involves developing and distributing culturally and linguistically...

2009-01-18 14:23:58

The owners of a building in Santa Ana, Calif., say they shut down an art exhibit that featured communist symbols after it drew a major art protest. Jim Nichols, co-owner of the building that housed the controversial exhibit, said the decision was made to close down the art show after hundreds of former Vietnamese political refugees protested the site this weekend, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday. We support the arts, Nichols said of Saturday's protest. But my gosh. Create a firestorm?...

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...

2008-09-01 06:00:24

Text of report in English by state-run North Korean news agency KCNA [KCNA headline: "Kim Yong Nam [Kim Yo'ng-nam] Greets Vietnamese President"] Pyongyang, September 1 (KCNA) - Kim Yong Nam [Kim Yo'ng-nam], president of the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People's Assembly, sent a message of greetings to Nguyen Minh Triet, president of Vietnam, today on the occasion of the 63rd national day. Expressing the belief that the friendly and cooperative relations between the DPRK and Vietnam...

2008-08-04 21:00:19

British pop star and convicted child molester Gary Glitter is to be released from a Vietnamese prison this month, an official said. Glitter, 63, is serving a three-year sentence at the Thu Duc prison in Binh Thuan province for committing obscene acts with two girls, ages 10 and 11. He was arrested in November 2005 at Ho Chi Minh airport as he attempted to leave Vietnam. Prison representative Chu Xuan Mau told The Scotsman newspaper: According to Vietnamese law, Glitter will be freed on...

2007-10-27 09:00:11

Four Vietnamese students were in custody Saturday accused of posting on the Internet a sex video clip showing a television actress and her boyfriend. The video appeared to show the 19-year-old actress in a popular TV soap opera having sex, the BBC said. The four students could be sent to jail for up to three years if convicted for dispersing illicit material of sexual content. They were arrested in Hanoi for allegedly copying the 16-minute video clip, filmed by mobile phone, from the...

2006-03-03 08:25:11

By Ed Cropley VUNG TAU, Vietnam (Reuters) - A Vietnamese court sentenced British "glam rocker" Gary Glitter to three years in jail on Friday for molesting two 11-year-old girls, although he could be free by Christmas if he wins early parole. "I'm innocent," the 61-year-old shaven-headed Glitter who now sports a white goatee beard, shouted after the verdict was pronounced following a one-day, closed-door trial. But Judge Hoang Thanh Tung described in graphic detail the offences...