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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 10:05:02 GMT
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise delivers first Airbus A350-900 aircraft to Vietnam Airlines  -  The National
It becomes the third aircraft leasing company in the world to lease out the world's newest commercial airliner. The aerospace company said on Sunday that it had delivered the new aircraft as part of a sale and leaseback deal covering a total of three ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 10:02:40 GMT

Why Can't We Rein In This Ridiculous Military Spending?  -  Mother Jones
It's not that the budget has never been reduced. At pivotal moments, like the end of World War II as well as the war's end in Korea and Vietnam, there were indeed temporary downturns, as there was after the Cold War. More recently, the Budget Control ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 09:55:28 GMT
Blue Ridge Veterans picnic celebrates Roanoke Valley veterans  -  WSLS
The event kicks off at noon with live music and an art exhibit featuring 39 pieces of original art about Combat in Vietnam. The Veterans Ceremony begins at 1 p.m.. The event will recognize Vietnam veterans. Col. John Miller will be presenting Vietnam ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 09:45:29 GMT

A VETERAN'S STORY: Smoke for breakfast in a Phantom  -  Rockdale Citizen
Brian Settles calls this his “Hero Shot” of the days he served as a captain in the Vietnam War. In this photo he is standing atop his F-4 Phantom. Settles has since authored a book, “Smoke for Breakfast, a Vietnam Combat Pilot's Story.” (Special Photo).
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 09:34:38 GMT

DAE announces sale and leaseback of three Airbus A350-900  -  Trade Arabia
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has delivered its first Airbus A350-900 aircraft to Vietnam Airlines under a sale and leaseback agreement covering three Airbus A350-900 aircraft. The remaining two aircraft are scheduled to be delivered in the next ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 09:32:04 GMT

Breaking news  -  Tuoitrenews (press release)
Getting sent a coffin might be viewed as a life threat in most cultures, but for the Katu minority in central Vietnam, it is the ultimate sign of respect. The Katu people in Vietnam are an ethnic minority group of over 60,000 who live mainly in the ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 08:38:28 GMT
Vietnam reports first microcephaly case likely linked to Zika – govt agency  -  Cyprus Mail
Vietnam's health ministry on Sunday reported a microcephaly case that it says is likely to be the country's first linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus. The case, a four-month old baby whose mother was diagnosed with Zika when she was pregnant, was ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 08:18:31 GMT

No legal proceeding to be conducted in assault of Hanoi airport employee  -  Tuoitrenews (press release)
The Hanoi People's Committee has submitted a report to the prime minster, stating that the municipal Department of Police and People's Procuracy had agreed not to carry out legal procedures with regard to the attack on Nguyen Le Quynh Anh, a Vietnam ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 08:12:00 GMT

RFA Lakeside Theater to show 'Vietnam, Long Time Coming' Nov. 4  -  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
RANGELEY — In honor of Veterans Day, The Rangeley Friends of the Arts will present an award winning documentary “Vietnam, Long Time Coming,” at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at the RFA Lakeside Theater. Admission and concessions are free for veterans, ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 08:09:46 GMT

Japanese students not eat meal served by Vietnam Airlines before poisoning  -  SGGP
Vietnamese national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines yesterday announced that it ruled out food poisoning in its meal that was suspected to cause poisoning in a group of Japanese students because they did not eat the meal.