UN Special envoy: Religious freedom improved

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UN Special envoy: Religious freedom improved

VGP - UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, Professor Heiner Bielefeldt, has said that the conditions for religious practices have been improved in Viet Nam in recent years.

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Co Tu buffalo killing festival

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Co Tu buffalo killing festival

(VOV) - The buffalo killing festival is very popular among ethnic minority people in the mountainous areas of northwestern Quang Nam province, and also regarded as a unique custom of the Co Tu in Axan commune, Tay Giang district.

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Number of foreign arrivals bounces back

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Number of foreign arrivals bounces back

VGP – The number of foreign tourists to Viet Nam reached 564,700 in July, an increase of 4.6% against last month, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

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Japanese FM on official visit to VN

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VGP – Japanese FM Kishida Fumio is now on an official visit to Viet Nam from July 31-August 2, during which he will hold talks with Deputy PM, FM Pham Binh Minh.

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Sports News 1/8

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Vietnamese athletes warming up for ASIAD 2014

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Female chess players to compete in World Olympiad

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Female chess players to compete in World Olympiad

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's female chess players will participate in the 41st World Chess Olympiad which will commence in Oslo, Norway, on Saturday.

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Hai Phong to give measles-rubella vaccine to 430,000 kids

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VietnamPlus English 18 hour(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The northern city of Hai Phong has planned to earmark about 3.6 billion VND (169,000 USD) for a large-scale vaccination campaign against measles and rubella for children aged between 1 and 14.

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Thai woman arrested with 4kg of cocaine

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VietNam News English 22 hour(s) ago

Pantimoong Narisara, of Thailand, was arrested on Wednesday at Tan Son Nhat International Airport for transporting nearly 4 kilos of cocaine into Viet Nam.

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Proposed late-night alcohol ban could be difficult to implement

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VietNam News English 20 hour(s) ago

Last week, Viet Nam News asked readers their thoughts on the Ministry of Health's proposal to ban the sale of alcohol from 10pm to 6am in an effort to curb alcohol abuse, which is a major factor in traffic accidents and domestic violence.

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Women face discrimination at work

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VietNam News English 20 hour(s) ago

Female workers in Viet Nam still find themselves at a disadvantage when it comes to wage payment, working environment and training and promotion opportunities, even though the country is one of Southeast Asia's best in terms of fostering gender equality, according to an assessment by the United Nations Development Programme.

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Practice of religion now freer: UN envoy

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VietNam News English 21 hour(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

In recent years, Viet Nam has made improvements in ensuring religious freedom, UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion and beliefs Heiner Bielefeldt said at a press conference yesterday in the capital.

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Film sheds light on Indochina war

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Film sheds light on Indochina war

The war between Viet Nam and France (1946-54) will receive comprehensive coverage in a new documentary directed by Dao Thanh Tung.

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VN ensures safety for workers in Libya

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VietNam News English 21 hour(s) ago 6 related news

Viet Nam is taking measures to support Vietnamese workers in Libya as violence in the country continues, Le Hai Binh, spokesperson of the Foreign Affairs Ministry said yesterday.

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Conference highlights obstacles in reforming higher education system

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VietNam News English 21 hour(s) ago 1 duplicate news

In Viet Nam, higher education is perhaps the area needing the most urgent fundamental and comprehensive reform, but it is also one of the most complicated, feted mathematician Professor Ngo Bao Chau told a conference in HCM City yesterday.

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Doctor brings dan tranh overseas

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Doctor brings dan tranh overseas

A Vietnamese-American doctor of traditional medicine has never forgotten what he missed most after his family left Viet Nam to move to the US 22 years ago.

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