Nationwide Book Day kicks off

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Nationwide Book Day kicks off

A ceremony to announce the Prime Minister's decision establishing Viet Nam Book Day was held on Saturday night at the Ly Thai To Square in Ha Noi.

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Agriculture firm offers farmers shareholder status

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Truong Van Bon, a farmer in An Giang Province who bought 1,500 shares of the An Giang Plant Protection Joint Stock Company (AGPPS), cannot believe that a farmer like him is an owner of a large company.

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New regulation steps up taxi monitoring with black boxes

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New regulation steps up taxi monitoring with black boxes

All taxis will be required to install black boxes and printers connected to their meters to improve monitoring of the fares charged to passengers, according to a new regulation.

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Dry spell causes water shortage

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More than 1,600 households in Tinh Ky Commune, Quang Ngai City, were facing clean water shortages earlier than usual, according to the commune's People's Committee.

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Art aims to transcend modern chaos

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Art aims to transcend modern chaos

In search of a path towards free expression and moving beyond "the chaos of psychological conflicts in modern life", an Italian and two Vietnamese artists are joining in an art exhibition.

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Nonprofit funds reproductive care

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The non-profit organisation Maries Stopes International will contribute US$15 million to provide sexual reproductive healthcare services and family-planning products and services to Viet Nam.

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Nation steps up fight to control measles outbreak

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Nation steps up fight to control measles outbreak

Some 186 new measles cases were reported over the weekend nationwide, according to the Ministry of Health, and more measures are being taken at all levels to combat the outbreak.

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Dioxin cleanup begins in Da Nang

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The first stage of efforts to treat dioxin contaminated soil with In-Pile Thermal Desorption (IPTD or thermal remediation) at Da Nang Airport began on Saturday.

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Hue Festival wraps up with colourful shows

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Hue Festival wraps up with colourful shows

The biennial cultural Hue Festival bid farewell to thousands of visitors at the closing ceremony yesterday evening.

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Binh Duong win keeps team in second place

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Two-time winner Becamex Binh Duong has not lost at home since February 15, and again yesterday they defeated Song Lam Nghe An 2-1 at Go Dau Stadium.

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Wild mushrooms send 9 to hospital

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Nine members of a family were treated at Lai Chau General Hospital on Saturday due to mushroom poisoning.

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Family of missing Vietnamese gets help

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The Vietnamese Embassy in the Republic of Korea is working with local officials to support a Korean-Vietnamese family with three members missing after the ferry ­sank off the RoK's coast on April 16.

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Village preserves art of fish sauce

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Village preserves art of fish sauce

Making fish sauce is a way of life for residents in this village near Da Nang, but can they make the traditional product successful in modern Viet Nam or around the world? Cong Thanh reports.

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Scholar preserves disappearing ethnic writing

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Scholar preserves disappearing ethnic writing

The Thai are one of the few minority tribes with their own script, yet few remember how to write it. Dinh Nhung reports.

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Xoan Gheo folk songs brought back to life

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Xoan Gheo folk songs brought back to life

Despite their lack of funding, professional experience and actors, a group of artisans are determined to restore the valuable tradition of Xoan Gheo folk songs. Ha Van The and Ha Nguyen report.

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