2016 'very likely' to be hottest year on record: UN

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MARRAKESH, Morocco: The year 2016 will "very likely" be the hottest on record, the UN said Monday (Nov 14), warning of calamitous consequences if the march of global warming cannot be halted.

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Vietnamese water firm scraps controversial $26.2mn deal with Chinese pipeline supplier

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Vietnamese water firm scraps controversial $26.2mn deal with Chinese pipeline supplier

The developer of a major water supply project for Hanoi residents has scrapped a multimillion-dollar pipeline contract with a Beijing-based supplier, succumbing to public pressure amid concern over the quality of the Chinese products.

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Brace yourself: Vietnam’s Internet cable set for maintenance next week

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Brace yourself: Vietnam’s Internet cable set for maintenance next week

Vietnam’s Internet speed will likely slow down next week as an international Internet cable will undergo a scheduled maintenance, according to a service provider.

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UNDP to provide $150k for drought-stricken people in south-central Vietnamese province

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UNDP to provide $150k for drought-stricken people in south-central Vietnamese province

Around 5,000 poor people in Binh Thuan Province in south-central Vietnam who have been suffering from the severe drought that has prolonged in the area since March will receive support from relief organization World Vision to address urgent needs.

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Vietnam's 2016 drought-hit rice output to fall 1.5 percent: government official

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Vietnam's 2016 drought-hit rice output to fall 1.5 percent: government official

Vietnam's rice paddy output will likely fall this year for the first time since 2005 following the worst drought in 90 years, but the decline will be limited as farmers expand planting in the current and final crops, a government official said.

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Endangered crane returns after 18 years to bring hope to Vietnam sanctuary

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Endangered crane returns after 18 years to bring hope to Vietnam sanctuary

The rare return of a member of the endangered red-headed cranes on March 8 after nearly two decades away has rewarded conservationists’ dedication and is expected to draw more visitors to an internationally recognized bird sanctuary in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta.

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Vietnam's H1 2016 rice exports may edge up despite output fall

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Vietnam's H1 2016 rice exports may edge up despite output fall

Vietnam could export more than 3 million tonnes of rice in the first half of 2016, up 12 percent from the previous year, on rising demand from China and other Southeast Asian nations, amid supply concerns caused by drought, the government said on Friday.

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Coffee farmers in Vietnam accelerate sales amid severe drought

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Coffee farmers in Vietnam accelerate sales amid severe drought

Coffee growers in Vietnam, the biggest producer of robusta beans, sold beans at the fastest pace in two years to help pay for irrigation amid the worst drought in 30 years.

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Ho Chi Minh City draws ties closer with Japan

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Ho Chi Minh City draws ties closer with Japan

A delegation of high ranking officials from Ho Chi Minh City, led by Chairman of People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong, paid a visit to Japan from March 23 to April 2, to call for more Japanese investment into the southern hub.

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Vietnamese artists join photo project to raise environmental awareness

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Vietnamese artists join photo project to raise environmental awareness

A number of established Vietnamese artists across a variety of fields have joined hands to create a photo collection to raise public awareness of climate change and environmental protection.

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State President receives outgoing WB Country Director

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State President receives outgoing WB Country Director

VGP – State President Truong Tan Sang on March 30 hosted a reception for WB Country Director to Viet Nam Victoria Kwakwa who came to bid farewell at the end of her tenure.

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Long An told to resolve IP fee dispute

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Long An told to resolve IP fee dispute

Deputy PM Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has urged the southern province of Long An to resolve a dispute about maintenance fees between an industrial park developer and companies operating in the park.

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President Sang hails WB support for Vietnam

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President Sang hails WB support for Vietnam

President Truong Tan Sang greatly valued assistance the World Bank has given to Vietnam at a March 30 reception in Hanoi for WB Country Director Victoria Kwakwa who came to bid farewell at the end of her tenure in Vietnam

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Verisign-sponsored event educates Vietnamese businesses on ecommerce

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Verisign-sponsored event educates Vietnamese businesses on ecommerce

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) on March 25 organised a Verisign-sponsored seminar for small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, aiming to educate them on the immense potential of e-commerce in Vietnam.

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Baby elephant rescued from well in central Vietnam

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Baby elephant rescued from well in central Vietnam

Animal rescue officers in Dak Lak Province on Monday saved a baby elephant that fell into a five-meter deep well, possibly while looking for water.

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