Heavy downpour paralyzes traffic

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SaiGon GP English 2 day(s) ago

Two hour-long heavy downpour flooded many areas in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday afternoon paralyzing traffic.

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City targets stable industrial relations

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The HCM City Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has launched a programme to build sound and stable industrial relations and protect the rights of all the stakeholders.

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High tide recedes from its peak in HCMC

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High tide recedes from its peak in HCMC

High tide receded to 1.63m on October 11 after reaching its peak of 1.68m in the previous day and continued inundating several areas in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Ho Chi Minh City tap water tainted with antibiotics, toxins

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City tap water tainted with antibiotics, toxins

Independent studies have detected antibiotics and hormone-disrupting substances in Ho Chi Minh City's tap water due to the lacks of a system to monitor or decontaminate it, Saigon Tiep Thi Online reported.

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Toddler kidnapped by nanny freed: HCMC police

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Toddler kidnapped by nanny freed: HCMC police

A three-year-old girl who was kidnapped by her nanny for a VND100 million (US$4,700) ransom has been rescued, according to Ho Chi Minh City police.

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Health Minister inspects Ebola prevention at Tan Son Nhat airport

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien on August 17 inspected the prevention of deadly Ebola virus disease at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, a major port of entry, in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Parents of 6- to 18-month-old children turn backs on state nursery schools

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Parents of 6- to 18-month-old children turn backs on state nursery schools

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City has a high demand for childcare for six- to 18-month-olds, but state-owned nursery schools are finding it difficult to attract enrollees.

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HCMC provides medical check-up to senior persons

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

From August 1 to December 31, 2014, Thanh Do Hospital (City International Hospital) in Binh Tan District along with Nguoi Cao Tuoi (Senior) Newspaper will provide free health check-up to 3,500 elderly people.

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Central province sets up another fishing union

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

The Binh Tan Fishing Union, the fifth of its kind in the central coastal province of Binh Thuan, made its debut in La Gi commune on Tuesday.

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Fifth fishing union set up in Binh Thuan province

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

Fifth fishing union set up in Binh Thuan province

The Binh Tan Fishing Union, the fifth of its kind in the central coastal province of Binh Thuan, made debut in La Gi commune on July 29.

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City faces dengue threat as urbanisation increases

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

City faces dengue threat as urbanisation increases

Nguyen Thi To Tam and her husband live in Binh Hung Hoa A Ward, a densely populated area in Binh Tan District with some of the highest rates of dengue fever in the city.

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Khanh Hoa tourism revenue rises 37%

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

The central province of Khanh Hoa reported tourism revenue of VND2.69 trillion (US$126.5 million) in the first half of the year, an increase of 37 per cent compared to the same period last year. The province attracted 1.65 million visitors, an increase of 22 per cent over the same period last year, and more than 411,200 of them were foreigners, up 32.9 per cent year-on-year.

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Vietnamese farmers taken in by Chinese partners

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Vietnamese farmers taken in by Chinese partners

Many Vietnamese traders have been working with Chinese partners in deals that ultimately cheat Vietnamese farmers.

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HCM City seeks tax incentives for kindergarten investors

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago

The Ho Chi Minh City municipal People’s Committee has suggested central-level agencies consider exemptions and reductions of corporate and personal income taxes for the investors of private kindergarten projects to help develop pre-schools in the city, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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HCM City approves pre-school programme

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

A programme to 2020 on developing pre-school education in HCM City has been approved by the city's People's Committee. More than 60 per cent of children would study in State-owned pre-schools, and all children aged six-18 months in rural districts, such as Binh Chanh, Binh Tan, Nha Be, Tan Phu and Thu Duc, will study in State-owned schools.

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