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Balloon explosion injures three

 A balloon explosion in Hai Phong's Hung Nhue Vuong Street left three people seriously injured and a 14sq.m apartment with no roof.

50,000 pirate discs destroyed

Nearly 50,000 CDs, VCDS, DVDs were destroyed yesterday by the capital's Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism as part of a crackdown launched at the start of the year on digital piracy.

1-2 storms/depressions hit Vietnam in September

 Between 2 and 3 tropical storms or depressions are expected to hit the East Sea in September, of which 1-2 will affect Vietnam, according to weather experts.

Marine police receives three modern patrol ships

 Three more well-equipped ships were handed over to the Vietnam Marine Police to increase their patrol capacity in the country’s territorial waters.

More Gov’t officials to be trained abroad

 As many as 150 senior officials and directors across Vietnam will be trained in leadership skills and management of human resources in Singapore this year.

Can a future be built with blackened hands

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many of her peers are blind to corruption. But 21-year-old Nguyen Thi Diem, a student in Ha Noi, is trying to lead a truthful life.