Part 3: It’s time to think of establishing university of sea-relating majors

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Part 3: It’s time to think of establishing university of sea-relating majors

VietNamNet Bridge – Most of the sea-relating economics, from oil and gas, seafood processing to service sectors, have close relations to hydrometeorology and oceanography. Meanwhile, Vietnam only has two schools that train bachelors in the fields, while the number of students registering to study the majors just account for 0.04 percent of total students.

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The big burden from small airports

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The big burden from small airports

VietNamNet Bridge – The local airports, which have low operation frequencies, have been a heavy burden on ground service providers.

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Vietnam now the aiming point of clean energy investors

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Vietnam now the aiming point of clean energy investors

VietNamNet Bridge – Lacking energy and wishing to develop clean energy sources, Vietnam has become the attractive destination for foreign clean energy investors.

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Short-term gains threaten coastal areas

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Short-term gains threaten coastal areas

VietNamNet Bridge – Sea and island resources are being used for immediate benefits that do not ensure stable development, according to tourism experts.

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World Bank, IMF pledge support for global growth

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The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Saturday they would try their best to back strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive growth of all members.

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Bauxite plant contractor found causing pollution

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Bauxite plant contractor found causing pollution

VietNamNet Bridge – After being found causing pollution that damages local residents and businesses, the Tan Rai bauxite plant in Lam Dong Province blamed it on “a few workers’ shortcomings,” saying it was an isolated incident and there was no chemical leakage from the plant.

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Thien loses to Serb in tennis final

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Thien loses to Serb in tennis final

VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Hoang Thien and Nikola Milojevic battled it out in the final match of the China Junior 15 – Xiamen 2011 Tennis Championship on Saturday in Xiamen city but the Vietnamese player proved no match for his Serbian opponent.

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Nearly 30% of enterprises plan to expand despite economic woes

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Nearly 30% of enterprises plan to expand despite economic woes

Up to 30 per cent of domestic enterprises as well as 8 per cent of foreign-invested firms plan to expand operations in Viet Nam, investing US$17.2 million and $21.7 million, respectively.

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Storm Haitang to hit central region

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Storm Haitang to hit central region

VietNamNet Bridge – Haitang, the fourth tropical storm this year, is forecast to continue to intensify, bringing heavy rain to the central region and northern parts of the Central Highlands during the next few days.

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National hero film being made

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The private Cuu Long Film Studio is working on a historical film about a national hero who led village militia to fight the French colonisers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta.

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Airport to be cleared of dioxin by 2015

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Dioxin contamination at Da Nang Airport would be remediated by 2015, co-chair of the Joint Advisory Committee on Agent Orange Le Ke Son said at yesterday's press conference as the committee concluded its sixth meeting.

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Trade deficit hits $6.8b during first 9 months

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Viet Nam's trade deficit in the first nine months of the year reaches US$6.84 billion, equal to 9.7 per cent of the total export turnover, the General Statistics Office (GSO) has reported.

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Ancient tree uprooted, falls on seven foreign tourists

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Ancient tree uprooted, falls on seven foreign tourists

VietNamNet Bridge - On September 24, a century-old tree unexpectedly uprooted and fell on a group of foreign tourists who were waiting for their turn to get on the chutes at the Datanla Waterfall tourist site in Da Lat city, Lam Dong province.

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Nepal air crash kills all 19 on board

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Nepal air crash kills all 19 on board

An airplane of Nepal's Buddha Air crashed at Kotdanda of Lalitpur Sunday morning, leaving all the 19 passengers on board dead, local police said.

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Higher minimum wage to be proposed

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Higher minimum wage to be proposed

The Ministry of Home Affairs will propose an increase in the minimum wage for public servants and members of the armed forces to help ensure they can meet basic living needs.

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