Balancing the books

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Balancing the books

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam must work to improve collections and rein in overspending if it hopes to bridge its budget deficit.

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Sino-Vietnamese conflict to receive more attention in history books

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Sino-Vietnamese conflict to receive more attention in history books

It could be said that it is unfair for people who sacrificed their lives in the wars against the Chinese have been forgotten.

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Education ministry considers adding Chinese conflict to text books

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Education ministry considers adding Chinese conflict to text books

The Ministry of Education and Training will consider adding Vietnam’s successful defence against China's 1979 invasion of the north and battle of the Paracel Islands 1974 to school history books, said a ministry official.

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Vietnamese gymnast enters world gymnastics history

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Vietnamese gymnast enters world gymnastics history

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese gymnast Pham Phuoc Hung has gone down in the history books of world gymnastics after a technique that he created and performed successfully was recently added to the Men's Gymnastics Code of Points by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG).

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Beating Japan on penalties, Vietnam books first-ever place at Futsal World Cup

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Beating Japan on penalties, Vietnam books first-ever place at Futsal World Cup

Viet Nam made a earthquake at the Asian Football Confederation Futsal Championship, knocking out reigning champion Japan in the quarter-final round yesterday in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

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Hanoi spring book street generates over $178,000 in book selling revenue

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Hanoi spring book street generates over $178,000 in book selling revenue

A recent spring book street in Hanoi has yielded an impressive amount of revenue, within a couple of days since its opening last week.

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How important is it to encourage your children to read?

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How important is it to encourage your children to read?

In early 2016, a book street was established in downtown Ho Chi Minh City in order to encourage citizens, especially youngsters, to read.

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Harry Potter returns in '8th story' script of London play

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Harry Potter returns in '8th story' script of London play

Harry Potter is coming back - for everyone.

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Year of Monkey celebrations get going around country with fireworks, flowers and books

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Year of Monkey celebrations get going around country with fireworks, flowers and books

Thousands of residents were present at downtown Ho Chi Minh City to welcome the Year of the Monkey on February 7 with the most crowded places being Nguyen Hue Flower Street and spring Book Street.

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Hanoi to open book street for Tet

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Hanoi to open book street for Tet

The capital's Department of Information and Communications will turn Le Thach Street into a book street from the third to the eighth day of the Lunar New Year, or February 10-15.

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Google report reveals more than low literacy rate

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Google report reveals more than low literacy rate

VietNamNet Bridge – An annual report by Google has shown that nine out of Vietnamese top 10 searches in 2015 were related to movies, music and celebrities. The song "Vo nguoi ta" (Wife of Another Man), which describes the broken heart of a man after finding out his beloved is getting married to another, was the top trending search in the country, even though it only surfaced on the internet in late October, according to the "Year in Search 2015"...

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Da Nang to follow major cities’ lead to open book street

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Da Nang to follow major cities’ lead to open book street

Authorities in the central city of Da Nang have agreed to transform one of its streets into a book street, now open in Ho Chi Minh City, with another due to be inaugurated in Hanoi, officials said last week.

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Teachers alert youth to decline in reading culture

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Teachers alert youth to decline in reading culture

VietNamNet Bridge - Educators say that students are not reading books, resulting in increased violence, poor understanding of people and the world, and less empathy.

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Room to Read and Monsanto Fund to enhance education for Vietnamese children

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Room to Read and Monsanto Fund to enhance education for Vietnamese children

Monsanto Fund and Room to Read today announced a landmark three-year partnership until 2018 to improve literacy and gender equality for 21,000 children in farmer communities in Vietnam.

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Teen takes on New York as global ‘leader'

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Teen takes on New York as global ‘leader'

VietNamNet Bridge – Tran Duy Kien, 17, won an English-speaking competition and beat out more than 2,000 Vietnamese students to participate in the Global Forum of Young Leaders held in New York in August. Ha Nguyen talks with him about his trip to the US and his vision for a reading movement in Viet Nam.

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