Nation's population approaches 90.5 million

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Nation's population approaches 90.5 million

At the stroke of midnight on April 1 of this year, the population of Viet Nam hit approximately 90.5 million; around 44.6 million males and 45.8 million females.

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Vietnam’s gender balance returning to par

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Vietnam’s gender balance returning to par

Fewer boys are being born compared with the number of girls in Vietnam for the first time since 2006, suggesting a return to gender balance in the country, said the Deputy Head of the General Department for Population and Family Planning, Nguyen Van Tan.

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VN population reaches 90.4 million, with 7.95 million in HCM City

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VN population reaches 90.4 million, with 7.95 million in HCM City

VietNamNet Bridge - As of 0h, 1/4/2014, Vietnam's population reached 90,493,352 people, including 44,618,668 men (49.3%) and 45,874,684 women (50.7%), reported the General Statistics Office yesterday.

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Vietnam should get softer on crime, experts

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Vietnam should get softer on crime, experts

Experts advised the government of Vietnam to reduce the number of crimes punishable by death during a conference held on amending the Penal Code in Quang Binh Province on Monday.

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Foreign arrivals surge sharply at year-end

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VGP – Viet Nam welcomed more than 7.2 million foreign visitors in eleven months of 2014, up 5.4% compared to the same period last year, according to Viet Nnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

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Dong Nai aims for breakthrough in infrastructure next year

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The southern province of Dong Nai has made improving road infrastructure the top priority in its list of measures to achieve its economic goals for next year, including an economic growth rate from 11.5 to 12.5 percent.

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Vietnam to hike excise taxes on alcohol, beer, tobacco in 2016

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Vietnam to hike excise taxes on alcohol, beer, tobacco in 2016

The excise tax rates on alcohol, beer and tobacco will begin to increase in a year’s time, under the revised Law on Special Consumption Tax, which will take effect on January 1, 2016.

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Can Tho keen to develop rural areas

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The People’s Committee of Mekong Delta Can Tho City has targeted to have 20 out of its 36 communes meeting all 19 criteria of the national new-style rural area building programme by 2020.

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Vietnam’s labor advantage reaches “critical point”

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Vietnam’s labor advantage reaches “critical point”

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has taken advantage of a cheap labor force as “bait” to attract investment, but that advantage will not exist in the future, economists say.

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Plentiful opportunities for RoK investors in Vietnam: PM

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Plentiful opportunities for RoK investors in Vietnam: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung stated that the legal and business environment in Vietnam will see fundamental, major changes with more favourable and competitive features that will come up with a lot of cooperation and investment opportunities for foreign businesses.

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Jetstar Pacific reports 99 pct occupancy rate on first HCM City – Bangkok flight

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Jetstar Pacific reports 99 pct occupancy rate on first HCM City – Bangkok flight

Low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacific said 180 passengers booked seats on its first flight on the HCM City – Bangkok route on December 10, an occupancy rate of 99 percent.

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Vietnam launches Month of Action on Population towards sustainable development

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Vietnam launches Month of Action on Population towards sustainable development

The Vietnamese Ministry of Health has launched the 2014 National Month of Action on Population, which aims to maintain a reasonably low birth rate – every couple should have two children – for the sake of the sustainable development of the country.

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Ministry of Health launches population action programme

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A national take-action month on population was launched by the health ministry yesterday in an effort to strengthen the community's awareness of how population growth can affect quality of life, family welfare and society.

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Ex-Hanoi mayor to return state villa after decade-long squat

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Ex-Hanoi mayor to return state villa after decade-long squat

The state-owned villa that has been rented by Hoang Van Nghien, the former mayor of Hanoi, at a subsidized rate that continued even after his term ended. Photo credit: VnExpress

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Bac Giang steps up poverty alleviation

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