With Vietnam’s poverty standard line ruled as earning just VND500,000 (US$24) per capita a month, meaning less than one US dollar a day, it is certainly hard to live ‘below the line’, but you can’t imagine how it is in reality.
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Defending champion Nguyen Thi Thanh An of HCM City had a good start at the national tournament for the country's top chess players, with a victory over Le Thi Ha of Hai Phong in the first round of the women's event yesterday in HCM City.
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The presence of synthetic narcotics in Ho Chi Minh City is increasing exponentially while prostitution is out of control, the city government said at a conference Monday.
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More than 120 Vietnamese businesses are attending an import and export fair, which opened in Kunming City, the capital of China’s Yunnan province, on June 6.
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A man who burned his 3-year-old son trying to make his wife cancel a divorce was sentenced to 20 years in jail in northern Vietnam on Wednesday.
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Students in Hanoi and those from other countries living in the city held an impressive Halloween night on October 29.
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Though they themselves are still struggling for livelihood, many workers of Pankovina Company in Binh Duong Province are sharing the little they have with the less unfortunate at the Chanh Phu Hoa Social Support Centre.
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Though they themselves are still struggling for livelihood, many workers of Pankovina Company in Binh Duong Province are sharing the little they have with the less unfortunate at the Chanh Phu Hoa Social Support Center.
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VietNamNet Bridge – Responding to the idea that Vietnam should legalize prostitution, a senior official confirmed on July 15, that Vietnamese law does not consider prostitution as a job and this social evil must be combated.
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Police in Lam Dong Province Friday arrested two men for allegedly kidnapping an eight-year-old boy to extract a ransom of VND500 million (US$25,000) from his family.
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An estimated 30-40 percent of Vietnamese prostitutes are infected with HIV, according to an announcement made Wednesday by the Social Ills Prevention Department in Ho Chi Minh City.
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The Hanoi Times - With the Hong (Red) River drying up the lives of farmers living along its banks are hanging in the balance.
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With the Hong (Red) River drying up the lives of farmers living along its banks are hanging in the balance.
Le Thi Ha from a cooperative in Ngoc Thuy ward, Gia Lam district says farmers cannot get enough water to irrigate their fields as the water level in the river has dropped to a very low level. She has every reason to worry about, as the dry season will last another five or six months.
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Nguyen Thi Mai Binh, head of the training division of Hung Vuong University in HCM City said members of the university’s management board are discussing whether to continue two study options this year.
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Launched on September 15, 2008, the competition attracted nearly 600 photographers with around 3,300 photos. Some 130 works were chosen for display and 23 photos won prizes, including two first prizes, four second prizes, six third prizes and 11 consolation prizes.
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