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Silver for farmers’ son

Hometown bet Wally Gacusan captured one of the country’s first three silver medals yesterday even as Vietnam reaped four gold medals at the start of the 12th Southeast Asian Youth Athletics Championships at the City of Ilagan Sports Complex here.

No urgent need to import rice – Piñol

The Philippines, one of the world’s biggest rice buyers, has no urgent need to import rice for now given ample domestic supply, incoming agriculture secretary Emmanuel Piñol said yesterday.

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Fish activists jailed in Vietnam

Dozens of activists were detained in Vietnam’s two biggest cities Sunday as they tried to hold protests calling for greater government transparency over a recent spate of mass fish deaths.

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IN the same spirit as his visit to Cuba last December, United States (US) President Barack Obama went to Hanoi, Vietnam, last Monday. As the visit to Cuba ended five decades of Cold War hostility between the two Western Hemisphere neighbors, the visit to Hanoi sought to transform an old enemy in the Vietnam War of 1958-1975 into a new partner for peace in our part of the world.

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Viet fans kilig kina Tom at Carla

MARAMING Vietnamese fans nina Tom Rodriguez at Carla Abellana ang sumalubong sa kanila pagdating nila sa Vietnam a few days ago. Mainit ang pagtanggap sa kanilang dalawa, kaya naman sobrang tuwa at pasasalamat nila sa fans and supporters nila roon.

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