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Sail away được Randy Newman sáng tác và trình diễn, Lenny Waronker sản xuất, phát hành vào tháng Sáu năm 1972 tại Reprise.

Các ca sĩ từ Ray Charles đến Etta James đều đã mô tả chân dung nước Mỹ này từ quan điểm của người buôn nô lệ. Với Newman, như thường lệ, bài hát này kết hợp giai điệu vui tươi với lời châm biếm đau khổ. “Một điều với âm nhạc của tôi,” anh nói, “bạn không thể ngồi ăn khoai tây chiên và nghe trong phông nền bữa tiệc.” Đọc tiếp Sail away – Ra khơi

NA committee discusses BOT controversy

VIETNAMNEWS – Update: August, 16/2017 – 10:01

The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee held a working session on supervising implementation of BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) traffic projects in the wake of heated protests over one of them in the southern province of Tiền Giang. — VNA/VNS Photo Minh Trí

HÀ NỘI — The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee held a working session on supervising implementation of BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) traffic projects in the wake of heated protests over one of them in the southern province of Tiền Giang.

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Student enrollment drops amid tuition increases

Last update 07:42 | 16/08/2017 –  vietnamnet

VietNamNet Bridge – As many as 352,000 students passed exams to enter universities in the first enrollment period, but only 242,000 students have turned up to start school, while 110,000 students have rejected the opportunity. 

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August 7 was the deadline for students to confirm their enrollment, but 30 percent of the students did not follow necessary procedures, according to the Ministry of Education and Training.

Fifty-seven schools reported a high rate of students, 90 percent or more. At least 74 schools reported 70-90 percent, while 65 schools reported 50-70 percent.

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Dong Nai moves to protect black-shanked douc langurs

last update 10:12 | 09/08/2017 –  vietnamnet

The Forest Ranger Sub-department of southern Dong Nai province has completed a project to protect the black-shanked douc langurs found recently on Chua Chan mountain, in Xuan Loc district.

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A family of black shanked douc langurs lives in Nui Chua National Park

The project, which will be submitted to the People’s Committee for approval, aims to create a favourable habitat and feeding area for the langurs, scientifically known as Pygathrix nigripes, an endangered species to help them grow in number.

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240 spots contaminated with pesticides remain in Vietnam

 vietnamnet – Last update 09:52 | 31/07/2017

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam still has 240 pesticide-contaminated locations in 15 localities, causing serious and extremely serious pollution, according to the 2016 National Environment Report.

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There are 240 chemical-contaminated spots nationwide. — VNA/VNS Photo Duy Hung

The report was recently released by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE).

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Three British men to be caned for sexual assault of woman in Singapore

TĐH: By their names, I think they are Viet Kieu in England

Guardian – Men given five to eight strokes of rattan cane and up to six and a half years in prison for ‘reprehensible’ attack at stag party

Khong Tam Thanh, 22, was charged along with Michael Le and Vu Thai Son for sexually assaulting a woman during a stag party in Singapore.
Khong Tam Thanh, 22, was charged along with Michael Le and Vu Thai Son for sexually assaulting a woman during a stag party in Singapore. Photograph: Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty

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First published on Tuesday 15 August 2017 01.22 EDT

Three British men have been sentenced to jail and caning for sexually assaulting a Malaysian woman during a stag party in Singapore.

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Sneaky Chinese buyers swaying Vietnam’s pepper prices

Last update 16:36 | 09/08/2017 –  vietnamnet

The price of pepper in Vietnam has gone up and down recently, allegedly due to unexpected Chinese purchases.

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Pepper harvest at Loc Phat cooperative in Loc Hiep commune, Loc Ninh district, Binh Phuoc province

According to the Vietnam Pepper Association (VPA), the pepper market has witnessed fluctuations of between 10-20 percent in pepper prices since late July.

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Vietnamese art has never been more popular. But the market is full of fakes.

By AUG. 11, 2017


Experts in 2016 examining a painting at the Fine Arts Museum in Ho Chi Minh City said to be “Banana Garden” by Nguyen Sang. It was among 17 works the museum ultimately declared to be fraudulent.CreditQuinn Ryan Mattingly for The New York Times

nytimes_HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — The exhibition at the Fine Arts Museum in Ho Chi Minh City was billed as a triumphant homecoming for works by some of Vietnam’s most influential artists.

But Nguyen Thanh Chuong, a prominent artist himself, was stunned by what he saw.

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US army veteran returns to Viet Nam to heal scars of war

VIETNAMNEWS – Update: August, 14/2017 – 10:13

Chuck Searcy, Vice President of Project RENEW and Co-chair of the Agent Orange Working Group. — Photo pbs.org

Việt Nam News reporter Hoàng Anh talks to Chuck Searcy, Vice President of Project RENEW and Co-chair of the Agent Orange Working Group.


When did you come to Việt Nam and what motivated your decision?

The first time I came to Việt Nam was in 1967, as a 20-year-old soldier in the US Army. The year I spent in the war had a profound impact on me.

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