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 VietNamNet Bridge – Conceptualist Danh Vo is the only Vietnamese artist invited to display artworks at the 55th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennial, one among biggest art events in Europe.

J-League to screen on cable TV

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Japanese football tournament, J-League, will be broadcast live on Viet Nam Cable Television (VTVcab) from the beginning of July.

New coronavirus outbreak causes uneasiness: experts respond

 A new coronavirus, related to SARS, has been identified as the cause of an increasing number of illnesses and deaths in several countries in the Middle East and Europe.

U.S., Europe seek to spur farm produce exports to Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – A slew of companies from the United States and Europe are showcasing meat, dairy products and drinks at the ongoing international food and hotel show in HCMC in an effort to increase exports

Europe approves Boeing 787 battery design change

 The European Aviation Safety Agency said Tuesday it had approved Boeing's proposed battery design change for its 787 planes, after a problem with overheating grounded the jetliner in January.

130 local bartenders compete in World Class

 VietNamNet Bridge – Around 130 of the best bartenders from restaurants and bars nationwide will compete in a national contest in June in a bid to represent Vietnam in the World Class 2013 bartender contest in Europe in July.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 9/12

VN has around 140 million phone subscribers; Awards honour best resorts; Vietnam Electricity to increase rates in 2013; Pyramid scheme firms grind to a halt; Remittances to turn heads

European stocks see-saw on US 'fiscal cliff' threat

 Europe's stock markets advanced on Wednesday after a late bout of optimism that politicians would act to avoid the looming "fiscal cliff" of automatic tax rises and spending cuts which threatens to send the United States back into recession.