Ballet Coppelia to be staged at city opera house

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Ballet Coppelia to be staged at city opera house

VietNamNet Bridge – Coppelia, one of the greatest comic ballets of the 19th century and one of the best-loved classical works in the ballet repertory, will be staged by HCMC Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) under the music of French composer Leo Delibes at the HCMC Opera House at 8 p.m. on August 28 and 29.

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McDonald’s to open third restaurant in HCMC

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McDonald’s to open third restaurant in HCMC

(VOV) - McDonald’s, the world’s largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants, plans to open its third restaurant in Phu Lam area, west of HCM City, following the successful operation of the other two in the city.

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Major IT events set for September

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International Data Group (IDG) ASEAN has announced three major information technology (IT) events that are scheduled for September 26 to 28 in HCMC.

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Plan requiring 326,000 elementary students to use tablets meets opposition in Vietnam

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Plan requiring 326,000 elementary students to use tablets meets opposition in Vietnam

A plan proposing to introduce more than 326,000 tablets to 1st, 2nd and 3rd graders in Ho Chi Minh City has been loudly rapped after it was presented at a seminar held in the southern city on August 18 by the HCMC Department of Education and Training.

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2kg narcotic drug disguised as palm sugar seized in HCMC

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2kg narcotic drug disguised as palm sugar seized in HCMC

Ho Chi Minh City customs office said Wednesday they have found two kilograms of Pseudoephedrine, a raw material for manufacturing methamphetamine, hidden in an express parcel bound for Australia.

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HCM City to hire consultant to check river tunnel

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HCM City to hire consultant to check river tunnel

VietNamNet Bridge – The HCMC government has said it will employ an independent consultant to check and assess the stability, durability and life span of Saigon River Tunnel.

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HCMC CPI increases 0.05 percent in August

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HCMC CPI increases 0.05 percent in August

August Consumer Price Index in Ho Chi Minh City increased 0.05 percent against last month and 5.2 percent over the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office.

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Kindergartens in city to admit babies from six months old

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Kindergartens in city to admit babies from six months old

VietNamNet Bridge – From this new school year, State-owned kindergartens in eight districts of HCMC will join a pilot program to admit babies from six months old rather than from 13-months as previously, heard a meeting between the city’s government and the committee of the National Assembly on Monday.

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HCMC’s e-textbooks plan sparks controversy among school leaders

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HCMC’s e-textbooks plan sparks controversy among school leaders

Primary school students in Ho Chi Minh City may have to pay between VND 3 million and 5 million (US$141 – 236) each for tablet devices if a proposal on “e-textbooks and tablets for primary students” is approved for the coming school year.

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HCM City to host Int’l travel expo

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HCM City to host Int’l travel expo

(VOV) -Over 200 companies from 19 countries and territories have registered to participate in International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City (ITE-HCMC) 2014 to take place from September 11 to 13.

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VietJet increases frequency on HCMC-Bangkok route

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VietJet increases frequency on HCMC-Bangkok route

Private carrier VietJet said it will increase the frequency of its flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok, Thailand to two per day on September 12, owing to high passenger demand.

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Missing British teacher found staying with girlfriend in HCMC

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Missing British teacher found staying with girlfriend in HCMC

A British man who was reported missing nine months ago has been found in Vietnam, for most of the period living in Ho Chi Minh City with his girlfriend, a local newspaper reported Wednesday.

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Depression, mental disorders on the rise among Vietnamese students

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Depression, mental disorders on the rise among Vietnamese students

Rising expectations from parents and teachers have increased pressure on students and fueled depression and anxiety disorders, psychologists concurred at a seminar in Hanoi this week.

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HCMC strictly fines traffic violations

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HCMC strictly fines traffic violations

The National Committee for Traffic Safety reported at the meeting to review traffic safety task in the first seven month of this year chaired by Vice Chairman of HCMC People's Committee Nguyen Huu Tin on August 20 that since December 10, 2013 to June 15, 2014, traffic police had checked over 9,000 various vehicles and handled 5,200 violations collecting over VND20 billion (US$ 944,287).

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Driver, passengers escape HCMC car fire

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Driver, passengers escape HCMC car fire

A van is reduced to charred metal frames after it suddenly catches fire on the road in HCMC Monday.

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