Restrictions on bullion-related businesses

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Restrictions on bullion-related businesses

As per a decree issued by the Prime Minister’s office on April 3, gold has been banned as a medium for exchange, along with seven bullion-related activities that will take effect from May 25.

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HCMC to reduce flood-prone spots this year

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HCMC to reduce flood-prone spots this year

Last year Ho Chi Minh City was able to tackle 39 of the 70 flood prone spots in the city, and this year the target is to reduce 10 more, according to the Regulation Centre of the Flood Prevention Programme.

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Large protective forest area destroyed in Central Highlands

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Large protective forest area destroyed in Central Highlands

Taking advantage of a Government policy permitting use of degraded forest land to plant rubber trees in the Central Highlands, several businesses have flocked to Dak Lak Province to take over parts of a protective forest.

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HCMC doctors save pregnant woman with displaced viscera

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Doctors at the Tu Du Obstetrics Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City have been successful in saving a 24-year-old pregnant woman who was suffering from displaced viscera.

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Banned drugs still in use in Vietnam: Drug Administration

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Banned drugs still in use in Vietnam: Drug Administration

The Department of Drug Administration in Vietnam said that the health sector still continues to use drugs like Salbutamol and Clenbuterol in the treatment of certain diseases, although the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development had banned them several years ago.

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Gold tumbles unexpectedly

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Gold tumbles unexpectedly

Following a drop of nearly 2 per cent in global price, price of gold in Vietnam sank to VND43.6 million a tael (1.2 ounces) on April 4.

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Transport minister takes full responsibility of proposed traffic fees

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Transport minister takes full responsibility of proposed traffic fees

Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang on Tuesday said that he would take full responsibility for the proposed private vehicle ownership fee and the toll fee to ply within the city centre during rush hours.

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Education for Nature launches video film competition against use of bear bile

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Education for Nature launches video film competition against use of bear bile

Don't consume bear bile or related products: ENV
The Education for Nature-Vietnam launched a competition on April 3 to make short video clips based on the theme “Say no to bear bile”

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PM Dung meets with Cambodian counterpart

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PM Dung meets with Cambodian counterpart

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung had a private meeting with his Cambodian counterpart, Samdech Hun Sen, on April 2, as soon as he arrived in Phnom Penh for the 20 th ASEAN Summit.

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Storms now more unpredictable: Meteorologist

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Storms now more unpredictable: Meteorologist

Le Thanh Hai, Deputy Director of the National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Centre on Monday told Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper that storms and tropical depressions are now occurring more frequently in Vietnam and have become quite unpredictable.

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Gold hovers around VND44 million

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Gold hovers around VND44 million

Price of gold in Vietnam retreated to around VND44 million a tael (1.2 ounces) on April 3 after jumping to VND44.2 million at the start of the day while global price advanced slightly.

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Police to further probe cause of fire in Dong Hoi Market

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Police to further probe cause of fire in Dong Hoi Market

The Investigation Police is further probing into the cause of the fire that gutted stalls in Dong Hoi Market, the biggest market in the central province of Quang Binh, on April 2.

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Gov’t to map landslide prone areas nationwide

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Gov’t to map landslide prone areas nationwide

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a project to inspect, assess and map landslide prone mountainous areas in 37 provinces of Vietnam, to be conducted from this year until 2020.

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Three deaths from food poisoning in first three months

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Three deaths from food poisoning in first three months

During the first three months of this year there have been 16 cases of food poisoning across the country, affecting 360 people, 254 of whom had to be rushed to hospitals, with three reported fatalities, announced the Vietnam Food Administration on April 2.

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HCMC steps up repair works in aftermath of Storm ‘Phakhar’

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HCMC steps up repair works in aftermath of Storm ‘Phakhar’

The Ho Chi Minh City Party Standing Committee and the People’s Committee on Monday worked with authorities in districts and various departments to speed up repair of properties in the aftermath of Storm ‘Phakhar’.

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