Hue University announces scholarships for Lao students

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VietNam News English 22 hour(s) ago

Hue University has announced 24 scholarships in the medical, educational, economic, agricultural and forestry, linguistics, and science streams, which will be awarded to Lao students.

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Nghe An to develop key economic areas

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Nghe An to develop key economic areas

The central Nghe An province will build three key economic zones that are expected to accelerate the local socio-economic development, according to the provincial department of planning and investment.

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Transport firms to develop infrastructure in new year

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

The transport sector would focus on infrastructure investments in the new year, Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai said on Saturday in a meeting on key transportation projects.

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Animal health department destroys 8,000 eggs

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

The Lang Son department of animal health yesterday destroyed more than 8,000 eggs that were of unclear origin and were not accompanied by any valid papers.

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Get well wishes sent to Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday wished former Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew a speedy recovery. The island nation's first Prime Minister, 91, has been hospitalised with severe pneumonia.

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Ethnic groups' spring festival commences

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago

Ethnic groups' spring festival commences

A spring festival featuring varied traditional customs of three ethnic groups in northern Viet Nam is being held at the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism.

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Mixer truck kills 1, injures 2

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Mixer truck kills 1, injures 2

A road accident took place this morning on the National Route 1A in the southern Dong Nai Province, which killed one and severely injured two others.

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Social insurance causes concern

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Social insurance causes concern

Ha Van Tha, a carpenter who does seasonal work in Ha Noi, is concerned that he would lose money under the recent revisions of the social insurance law, which will require employers and and workers with one- to three-month contracts to co-pay premiums on social insurance.

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Tuan wins mountaineering competition

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Tuan wins mountaineering competition

Dong Nai's Le Van Tuan won the "King of Mountain" title at the Ta Cu Mountain-Climbing Open in the southern province of Binh Thuan yesterday.

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US$6.7 million to be used for upgrading dykes

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VietNam News English 22 hour(s) ago

he Ha Noi People's Committee will spend more than VND141 billion (US$6.7 million) from its spare budget to upgrade dykes and irrigation systems in the city, said the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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Fire destroys 300 tonnes of cotton

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago

A fire that broke out yesterday afternoon lasted for 10 hours at a local company that sells cotton in the southern province of Binh Duong, destroying 300 tonnes of products.

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Farmers should be seen as main players in modernisation project

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago

Nguyen Quoc Cuong, chairman of the Viet Nam Farmers Union, tells Nong Thon Ngay Nay(Countryside Today) about the role of farmers in transforming Viet Nam into a modern, industrial nation.

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Hospitals to revise waiting systems

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago

By June, all hospitals across the country, from city to district levels, will have to set up a waiting system for patients based on numbers.

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Viet Nam a key proponent of ASEAN Economic Community

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago

Viet Nam is one of the leading countries championing the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), the country's Minister of Industry and Trade said.

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Bac Lieu seafood firms disobey law on workers

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

The seafood industry in the Mekong Delta's Bac Lieu Province commonly committed Labour Law violations such as hiring without signing contracts and not paying premiums for workers' insurance, local authorities found in an investigation.

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