In Vietnam, coconut worms still sold openly despite ban

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

In Vietnam, coconut worms still sold openly despite ban

Coconut worms, harmful pests found living in coconut trees, are still being sold and consumed as food in Vietnam, despite prohibition efforts by authorities.

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Law on NA’s organisation spotlighted at standing committee’s session

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VOV News English 13 month(s) ago

Law on NA’s organisation spotlighted at standing committee’s session

The 13th National Assembly (NA)’s Standing Committee will spend much of the two and a half working days of its 43rd session debating the implementation of the law on the NA’s organisation.

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2 bodies retrieved from collapsed mine in northern Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 18 month(s) ago

2 bodies retrieved from collapsed mine in northern Vietnam

Rescuers have retrieved the bodies of two people killed in a coal mine collapse Tuesday night in northern Vietnam.

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Hanoi Old Quarter exhibition opens

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VOV News English 21 month(s) ago

Hanoi Old Quarter exhibition opens

(VOV) - An exhibition recapturing images of Hanoi’s old quarter – past and present – opened on April 17 at the Hanoi Old Quarter Culture Exchange Centre at 50 Dao Duy Tu Street in the Hoan Kiem District.

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Ninh Thuan approves clean water project

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VietNam News English 25 month(s) ago

The People's Committee of the coastal southern province of Ninh Thuan has approved a five-year project on clean water management in local remote areas. The project begins this year and is worth more than VND130 billion (US$6 million). It is expected to improve the living conditions of the poor in the province.

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HCM City should improve accommodation for low earners: experts

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VietnamPlus English 28 month(s) ago

HCM City should improve accommodation for low earners: experts

Ho Chi Minh City should provide more affordable housing for low-income households and individuals, preferably using public and international funding, an official suggested.

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3 found dead in waste treatment facilities of Vietnam rubber latex plant

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Báo Thanh Niên English 29 month(s) ago

3 found dead in waste treatment facilities of Vietnam rubber latex plant

Authorities in the southern province of Tay Ninh recovered early Sunday the bodies of three employees of a rubber latex processing plant in a wastewater treatment pond and a sewer.

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City eyes 50% hike in preferential loans to firms

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VietNam News English 30 month(s) ago

HCM City, which has already almost achieved its full-year target for preferential lending to enterprises, is seeking to increase the number by half, a conference heard yesterday .

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Court hears appeal for executives over $35m embezzlement charges

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VietNam News English 31 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

The HCM City People's Court of Appeals yesterday began hearing a corruption case in which a lower court last year handed down death sentences to two former financial and construction executives and jail terms to nine others for embezzling VND531 billion (US$35.3 million) worth of public funds.

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VGP: Appointment of Deputy Manager and Chief Accountant

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Almost 20 percent population infected with Hepatitis B

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SaiGon GP English 38 month(s) ago

Dr. Nguyen Huu Chi, President of HCMC Liver and Gall Bladder Association and Deputy Manager of Infectious Disease Department at the City Medical University said at the 5th Annual Hepatitis Symposium organized by Roche Vietnam that almost 10-20 percent of the population in the country is infected with Hepatitis B virus.

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Da Nang, Can Tho unite to woo tourists

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VietNam News English 42 month(s) ago

Central Da Nang City and Can Tho City in the Mekong Delta have agreed to promote co-operation among 100 travel agencies in the two regions.

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A nation steeped in history

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VietNam News English 48 month(s) ago

A nation steeped in history

To mark Bangladesh's National Day, Viet Nam News introduces a piece of writing exploring the country's unique cultural tourism by Ziaul Haque Howlader, deputy manager of Bangladesh Tourism Corporation.

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Japan to join Hue Traditional Craft Festival

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Nhân dân English 48 month(s) ago

Japan will display the traditional costumes of people in the city of Saijo and Ishizuchi – a popular kind of tea in the city - during the 2013 Hue Traditional Craft Festival, says Phan Canh Viet Cuong, Deputy Manager of the festival.

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Japan to join Hue Traditional Craft Festival

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VietnamPlus English 48 month(s) ago

Japan to join Hue Traditional Craft Festival

Japan will display the traditional costumes of people in the city of Saijo and Ishizuchi – a popular kind of tea in the city - during the 2013 Hue Traditional Craft Festival, says Phan Canh Viet Cuong, Deputy Manager of the festival.

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