Wind industry lacks momentum

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago

Despite the Government's push to develop wind power, Viet Nam has only three plants that use this alternative source of energy, as the country lacks experts in the field and prices remain low.

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City school receives Japanese solar system

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VietNam News English 10 hour(s) ago

The Tan Nhut secondary school in HCM City's Binh Chanh district received a solar power system yesterday, as part of an initiative funded by Japan's AEON Environmental Foundation.

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Southern industrial zones need revamp

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

Long-term solutions to ensure the sustainability of industrial zones in the southern region are long overdue, heard a conference of leaders of departments of industry and trade from 20 provinces and cities last week.

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Transport firms can pay road fee in installments

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

Transport firms can pay road fee in installments

Transport enterprises who have to pay the road-use fee of VND50 million (US$2,380) per month or more will be allowed to pay every month instead of once a year as at present, a new draft decree has said.

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More tourists visit Dien Bien Phu battle site

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

More than 85,000 domestic and foreign tourists have visited the northwest province of Dien Bien since March 15, according to its tourism authority.

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Should kindergartens teach English?

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Should kindergartens teach English?

The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) issued an official document in February-end urging kindergartens to desist from teaching foreign languages to children and not popularise the related curriculum.

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E-commerce sector rapidly expanding

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago

E-commerce sector rapidly expanding

Vietnamese e-commerce sales are expected to hit more than US$4 billion in 2015, thanks to growing internet users, reports the Viet Nam E-commerce and Information Technology Agency (VECITA).

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Da Nang tests foreign strikers

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago

Eimantas Mazoras (Lithuania), Davison Santos (Brazil) and Rafael Soriano (Spain) have been training with SHB Da Nang football team in the hope of replacing the position held by Argentine striker Gaston Sebastian Merlo.

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Apple splitting stock as iPhone sales soar

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VietNam News English 8 hour(s) ago 1 related news

Apple on Wednesday courted investors with stock split plans as hot iPhone sales pushed up profits while underscoring pressure for the company to unveil "the next big thing".

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Former Bao Viet Group execs charged

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VietNam News English 9 hour(s) ago 1 related news

Former General Director of Bao Viet Group and General Director of Bao Viet Insurance Corporation, Tran Trong Phuc, and two other employees have been prosecuted by the police.

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KBC raises capital with share offering

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VietNam News English 9 hour(s) ago 1 related news

Kinh Bac City Development Holding Corp (KBC) on Tuesday reported it had sold 100 million shares for VND1 trillion (US$47.4 million). They were put for sale to increase its charter capital to cover debts (debt-to-equity swap).

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Exhibit offers ceramic view of local history

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Exhibit offers ceramic view of local history

An eclectic mix of ceramic statues are on display at the Viet Nam National Museum of History in an exhibition that chronicles the historical roots of Vietnamese culture.

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Ex-Vinalines chief appeals to have sentence commuted

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago 1 related news

Vinalines ex-chairman Duong Chi Dung, sentenced to death last year for corruption, pleaded not guilty and asked for his sentence to be commuted at his appeal, which opened in Ha Noi yesterday.

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Shares bounce back with strong gains

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago 1 related news

Shares recovered beyond expectations yesterday after registering a fall in seven out of the eight previous trading sessions, thereby surpassing forecasts of even the most optimistic analysts.

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Prompt action on petitions called for

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago 1 related news

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has demanded that complaints and denunciations be handled in line with the law, ensuring the legitimate rights and interests of citizens.

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