Readers share passion for books and call for second-hand outlets

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Last week, Viet Nam News asked for readers' comments on the benefits of setting aside streets in big cities for book stores and related activities. Here are some of the responses.

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Vietnam bank lending increases for 1st time in 2014

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Last month banking credit grew for the first time this year, according to a report released recently by the State Bank of Vietnam.

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Over 7,000 children catch measles in Vietnam; at least 111 die: report

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Over 7,000 children catch measles in Vietnam; at least 111 die: report

Over 7,000 children have contracted measles and at least 111 have died of the disease since it recurred in Vietnam late last year, much higher than reported by the Ministry of Health last week, a central hospital director announced Wednesday.

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Sony's PlayStation 4 sales top seven million

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Báo Đầu Tư English 18 hour(s) ago

Sony's PlayStation 4 sales top seven million

Sony said it has sold seven million PlayStation 4 worldwide since its launch last year and admitted it can't make them fast enough, in a welcome change of fortune for the Japanese consumer electronics giant.

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Vietnam indicts 3 Taiwanese for sending 229kg of heroin to Taiwan

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Vietnam indicts 3 Taiwanese for sending 229kg of heroin to Taiwan

Vietnamese police have taken legal proceedings against three Taiwanese for their involvement in a case in which 600 bricks of heroin weighing 229 kg, worth nearly US$400 million, were sent by air without detection from Ho Chi Minh City to Taiwan in November last year.

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Vietnam police summon two footballers for betting investigation

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Vietnam police summon two footballers for betting investigation

Two more footballers of Vietnam’s top-flight V-League club Vissai Ninh Binh were summoned Wednesday by police for their ongoing investigation into a confession by nine other Ninh Binh players that they won over US$37,000 in betting money from their own game against a Malaysian club last month.

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MASkargo expands cargo network to Hanoi

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MASkargo expands cargo network to Hanoi

MASkargo, the air cargo division of Malaysia Airlines, marked another historic milestone by launching its first Airbus A330-200 freight flight to Hanoi last week.

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Vietnam indicts 3 Taiwanese for sending 229kg of heroin to Taiwan

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Vietnam indicts 3 Taiwanese for sending 229kg of heroin to Taiwan

Vietnamese police have taken legal proceedings against three Taiwanese for their involvement in a case in which 600 bricks of heroin weighing 229 kg, worth nearly US$400 million, were sent by air without detection from Ho Chi Minh City to Taiwan in November last year.

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Singapore’s total trade continues rising in March

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Singapore’s total trade continues rising in March

Singapore’s total trade reached 86.9 billion SGD in March 2014, an 11.4 percent increase over the same period last year or a rise of 1.7 percent from February.

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Over 21,600 foreigners flock to Vietnam’s ongoing Hue Festival

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Over 21,600 foreigners flock to Vietnam’s ongoing Hue Festival

By the end of last Sunday, 49,181 tourists, including 21,604 foreigners, arrived in Hue to join the 2014 Hue Festival, which opened last Saturday and closes on April 20, the festival’s organizer announced at the April 14 press conference.

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HCM City plays key role in economic reform

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HCM City plays key role in economic reform

Ho Chi Minh City has greatly contributed to the country's economic reform of the last three decades, a conference heard in HCM City on April 14.

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Automobile imports pick up speed

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Automobile imports pick up speed

(VOV) -More than 5,200 cars were imported into the domestic market in the first quarter of 2014, representing 1,400 units more than the comparable period last year, according to Vietnam Customs statistics.

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Japanese expert says Vietnam stuck in middle income trap

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Japanese expert says Vietnam stuck in middle income trap

There are at least five signs showing that Vietnam has fallen into the middle income trap, a Japanese economics expert who has 20 years of experience in doing research on the Southeast Asian country told Tuoi Tre on Monday, reaffirming what he remarked at a conference last month.

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Central region’s people suffering drought

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Central region’s people suffering drought

VietNamNet Bridge – No drop of rain has been felt in Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan Provinces over the last five months. People have been struggling to survive the drought, while plants have been fading under the scorching sun.

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Authorities declare country bird flu-free, warn of foot-and-mouth epidemic

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Authorities declare country bird flu-free, warn of foot-and-mouth epidemic

VietNamNet Bridge - The Animal Health Department has reported that Vietnam is free from bird flu, with no new outbreaks detected in the last two weeks. However, foot-and-mouth disease has appeared in some locations.

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