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April 26, 1989 | From Reuters
The World Health Organization has given Vietnam $60,000 worth of equipment for detecting AIDS, Radio Hanoi reported.
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April 26, 1989 | From Reuters
The World Health Organization has given Vietnam $60,000 worth of equipment for detecting AIDS, Radio Hanoi reported.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 6, 1985 | Associated Press
Vietnamese authorities have decided to confiscate the schooner of an American released Thursday after spending more than eight months in a Vietnamese jail, Radio Hanoi said Friday. William Mathers, 41, was jailed last July on charges of violating territorial waters. Friday's Hanoi broadcast, monitored in Bangkok, asserted that the American admitted to the charges.
NEWS
December 29, 1988 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Vietnam, which is rolling back tight state control to revitalize its moribund economy, said it will put some inefficient state enterprises into private hands next year to raise production and exports. Radio Hanoi reported a National Assembly resolution on the economic plan for 1989 envisaging a 10% increase in industrial output, a 15% rise in the value of exports and a 6% rise in gross national product over 1988.
NEWS
May 10, 1987 | Associated Press
A Vietnamese court has sentenced three men to prison or to suspended jail terms for showing pornographic videos for profit, a Vietnamese radio broadcast said. Radio Hanoi said the verdict last Monday from the Hanoi People's Court was "a warning knell" to all those with videotapes and recorders that they must follow state regulations.
NEWS
January 1, 1985 | Associated Press
Vietnam says its forces have repulsed a border attack by Chinese troops, killing 400 of them, Radio Hanoi reported today. The report came only days after China announced it would release for humanitarian reasons 15 Vietnamese captured while infiltrating Chinese territory. The Radio Hanoi broadcast, monitored in Tokyo, charged that Chinese gunners fired almost 40,000 artillery and mortar rounds Dec. 21-25 across the border into Vietnam's Ha Tuyen Province in support of the ground battle.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 23, 1985 | From Times Wire Services
Nguyen Duy Trinh, a deputy premier and foreign minister in the North Vietnamese government throughout the Vietnam War, died Saturday in Hanoi, Radio Hanoi reported. He was 75. The Radio Hanoi broadcast, monitored in Tokyo Sunday, said Trinh had suffered a heart attack. Trinh, who was one of the leaders of his country's delegation to the Paris peace talks in 1975, was a founder of the Indochinese Communist Party in 1930 and became deputy premier in what was then North Vietnam in 1960.
NEWS
June 9, 1985 | United Press International
Vietnam bristled Saturday at President Reagan's criticism of the Communist regime and warned that a persistent "hostile attitude" would harm the search for American MIAs in Indochina. Radio Hanoi called Reagan's remarks Thursday in Birmingham, Ala., "foul slanders" and "completely groundless." In the speech, Reagan said that conditions in Vietnam 10 years after the Communist victory there demonstrate the importance of freedom.
NEWS
June 19, 1988
Roman Catholics in central Vietnam have been told not to celebrate the Vatican's canonization today of Vietnamese martyrs, which Hanoi has condemned as politically motivated, Radio Hanoi said. Pope John Paul II is to preside over the canonization of 117 martyrs of the 18th and 19th centuries, the largest in church history, in the Vatican. Thousands of Vietnamese, many of whom fled their Communist homeland, are expected to attend, and Hanoi fears it will become an anti-Communist rally.
NEWS
December 29, 1988 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Vietnam, which is rolling back tight state control to revitalize its moribund economy, said it will put some inefficient state enterprises into private hands next year to raise production and exports. Radio Hanoi reported a National Assembly resolution on the economic plan for 1989 envisaging a 10% increase in industrial output, a 15% rise in the value of exports and a 6% rise in gross national product over 1988.
NEWS
August 1, 1988
Vietnam's official media accused the State Department of refusing to soften its "hostile" stance toward improving U.S.-Vietnamese relations despite progress on accounting for American MIAs. Both Radio Hanoi and the official Communist Party newspaper Nhan Dan cited recent statements by Gaston Sigur, assistant secretary of state for East Asian affairs, to back up the charge.
BUSINESS
July 18, 1988 | NICK B. WILLIAMS JR., Times Staff Writer
Tran Van Hung is one of the men Vietnam's economic renovators are counting on to spur private enterprise, but sometimes he wonders. "Life is very hard," moaned Hung in his shoe shop in Cholon, Ho Chi Minh City's Chinese business district. "With these kind of taxes, my back is going to break." According to Hung, municipal tax collectors are hitting him for 60,000 dong a month, up from 1,000 monthly a year ago. "From the earth to the heavens," he said of the increase.
NEWS
July 17, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Vietnam could begin allowing former inmates of "re-education camps," detained for supporting the U.S.-backed Saigon government, to emigrate to the United States in the next several months, Radio Hanoi said Saturday. The radio said that after two days of talks in Hanoi between teams led by Deputy Foreign Minister Tran Quang Co and Robert L.
NEWS
July 16, 1988 | United Press International
Three U.S. Navy fliers who ditched their disabled plane near the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea have been picked up by Vietnamese naval forces, Radio Hanoi said Friday. The fliers were identified as Lt. Richard K. Maurer, 30, of Harveys Lake, Pa., the pilot; Lt. (j.g.) Elizabeth Steinnecker, 29, of Tampa, Fla., the co-pilot; and Petty Officer 1st Class Michael R. Neel, 34, of Albuquerque, N.M.
NEWS
May 10, 1987 | Associated Press
A Vietnamese court has sentenced three men to prison or to suspended jail terms for showing pornographic videos for profit, a Vietnamese radio broadcast said. Radio Hanoi said the verdict last Monday from the Hanoi People's Court was "a warning knell" to all those with videotapes and recorders that they must follow state regulations.
NEWS
April 20, 1987 | United Press International
Voters went to the polls Sunday across Vietnam in elections seen as part of a campaign to revitalize the economy and to replace the aged hard-liners who presided over decades of war and revolution. After a shake-up in electoral rules and a purge of the Communist Party, the elections for the 496-seat National Assembly and local people's councils were expected to be the most democratic in 12 years of Communist rule of a unified country.
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