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Da Nang

or Da·nang  (də-năng′, dä′näng′)
A city of central Vietnam on the South China Sea. Called Tourane during the period of French colonization of Indochina, it was the site of an important US military base during the Vietnam War.

Da•nang

or Da Nang

(dəˈnɑŋ, -ˈnæŋ, dɑ-)

n.
a seaport in central Vietnam. 500,000.
Formerly, Tourane.
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A rally which drew around a thousand protesters in Hanoi focused local ire on the Chinese embassy, while smaller protests in Danang and Ho Chi Minh City echoed the anti-Chinese sentiment emanating from the political capital, CNN said.
It is inspiring a lot of young Vietnamese programmers who will now want to follow (Dong's) way and provide games to the world," said Bui Thien Canh, the president of the software association of Danang.
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The storm, which claimed 13 lives in the Philippines over the weekend, tore through the communist country's central region, hitting the Unesco-listed ancient capital of Hue and the city of Danang.
More than 122,000 people had been moved to safe ground in several provinces, including Quang Nam and Danang city, by late Monday before the typhoon arrived, the official Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper reported.