Vietnam to become strong nation in IT, says new minister

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Vietnam to become strong nation in IT, says new minister

Dau Tu Tai Chinh Newspaper has caught up with two newly-elected ministers to interview them about the government’s measures on restructuring economy in accordance with the current situation.

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Vietnam rejects accusations of illegal timber trade

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Vietnam rejects accusations of illegal timber trade

Vietnam authorities have rejected as false and baseless all accusations levied by a UK based NGO, that Vietnam was exporting illegal timber from Laos to European countries.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s economic hub

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s economic hub

Ho Chi Minh City, the second largest city in Vietnam has transformed itself from a low-tech and small-scale town to a vibrant economic hub, as a result of a five year reformation growth plan established in 2006.

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New law hopes to regulate direct bank wage transfers

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New law hopes to regulate direct bank wage transfers

Direct wage payments to employee bank accounts linked to automatic teller machine cards may be written into law, indicated the Department of Labour-Salary under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

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Police arrest the murderer of jewellery owner

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Police arrest the murderer of jewellery owner

Police have arrested the 18-year-old killer of Trinh Van Ngoc, the 37-year-old owner of a jewellery shop, his wife Dinh Thi Chin and 19-month-old daughter in a gruesome murder in their Ngoc Bich Jewellery shop on August 24.

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Study program in schools to be reduced: ministry

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Study program in schools to be reduced: ministry

Deputy Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Vinh Hien said at a press conference on August 31 in Hanoi, that knowledge overload in schools will be reduced substantially from the next academic school year.

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Concerts, fun activities mark National Day in HCMC

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Concerts, fun activities mark National Day in HCMC

Many entertainment venues across the city are busy preparing to hold exciting activities and entertainment programs to mark Vietnam National Day on September 2

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Five “Thi” trees recognized as national heritage

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Five “Thi” trees recognized as national heritage

Five ancient “Thi” trees in the northern province of Nghe An have been recognized as heritage trees by the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment on August 31.

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Prof. Phan Huy Le receives “Bui Xuan Phai-Love for Hanoi” award

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Prof. Phan Huy Le receives “Bui Xuan Phai-Love for Hanoi” award

Historian and professor Phan Huy Le was honored for his great contributions to the city of Hanoi with the “Bui Xuan Phai- Love for Hanoi” award in the capital on August 31.

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Lack of capital slows Phu Quoc Island tourism

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Lack of capital slows Phu Quoc Island tourism

Several road construction projects on Phu Quoc Island are behind schedule because of a lack of capital and the weak capacity of company contractors, affecting tourism and investment.

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Vietnam to step up more traffic safety measures

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Vietnam to step up more traffic safety measures

The National Traffic Safety Committee and the Directorate of Roads in Vietnam launched the program ‘Month of National Traffic Safety 2011’ under the theme “Prevent drunken-driving” in a ceremony in Hanoi on August 31.

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Vietnam Electricity to adjust pricing monthly

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Vietnam Electricity to adjust pricing monthly

Vietnam Electricity plans to now base its monthly pricing by adjusting to the fluctuating costs of such factors as the US dollar exchange rate, changing fuel prices and also the power output level from its plant.

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Gold recedes from VND47 million

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Gold recedes from VND47 million

The price of gold in Vietnam lost by VND200,000 a tael (1.2 ounces) over the previous day on September 1 as global price retreated due to a rally in global stock market.

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Vietnam’s Hang unqualified for London Olympics

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Vietnam’s Hang unqualified for London Olympics

Vietnamese runner Truong Thanh Hang failed to reach to the 2012 London Olympics as she was not qualified in the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in Daegu, Korea on September 1.

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Leather Company caught dumping waste, sewage

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Leather Company caught dumping waste, sewage

Officials from the Department of Natural Resources and Environment and Police officials uncovered a leather processing company in the southern province of Binh Duong discharging about 140 tons of waste into the environment on August 31.

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