Consanguineous ethnic group faces increased risk of birth disorders

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Consanguineous ethnic group faces increased risk of birth disorders

Ho Thi Thu, 9, who was born with a missing foot. Her parents Ho Ha, 32, and Ho Thi Sam (C), 28, are cousins. Photo: Nguyen Dung

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Chief legislator leaves for U.S. tour

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Chief legislator leaves for U.S. tour

VGP – National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung left Ha Noi on August 29 to pay an official visit to the U.S. from September 3-9.

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Scientists forced to moonlight to make extra money

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Scientists forced to moonlight to make extra money

A professor receives a monthly salary equal to the pay of an electricity bill collector. A scientist with a doctorate receives an average of VND3 million a month from the state, which is just enough for 100 bowls of pho.

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93-year-old woman takes to social media

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93-year-old woman takes to social media

In a quiet room in Hanoi’s Ha Dong district, 93-year-old Mrs. Le Thi casually accesses the internet and checks her social media pages.

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VN celebrates 70 years of freedom

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VN celebrates 70 years of freedom

An exhibition to showcase the nation's socio-economic achievements – among the largest celebrations to mark the 70th year since Viet Nam gained independence – was opened to the public yesterday evening in Ha Noi.

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Social News 30/8

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Social News 30/8

Traffic jam reported on Ha Noi-Hai Phong highway

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Vingroup building largest-ever greenhouse

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Vingroup building largest-ever greenhouse

VinEco, a food supply company under Vingroup, began construction of a 24.5 ha greenhouse in northern Vinh Phuc province on August 28 with investment of VND1 trillion ($44.2 million). The greenhouse will use Israeli technology and is the largest in Vietnam.

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Heavy rains expected on National Day

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Heavy rains expected on National Day

Residents of Ha Noi and the northern provinces are expected to see heavy rains during National Day on September 2 with downpours of 300-400mm, warned the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

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Malaysian, Vietnamese artists depict feminism, social issues

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Malaysian, Vietnamese artists depict feminism, social issues

Female Malaysian and Vietnamese artists shared their take on feminism and other pressing social issues at the first joint exhibition being held in downtown Ha Noi.

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Du Gia national garden-Dong Van stone plateau set up

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People’s Committee of the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang organized yesterday the ceremony to announce the Prime Minister’s decision to establish Du Gia national garden –Dong Van stone plateau.

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HCMC Sales Promotion Month Fair kicked off

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HCMC Sales Promotion Month Fair kicked off

The 2015 Sales Promotion Month and Promotion Fair kicked off at Phu Tho Indoor Stadium in city on August 28, aiming to stimulate consumption demand and boost the ‘Vietnamese consumers give priority to Vietnamese goods’ campaign.

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VN's poverty rate falling as services improve, survey

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VN's poverty rate falling as services improve, survey

The poverty rate has reduced dramatically in rural households from 27.1 per cent in 2012 to 13.2 per cent in 2014 while access to public services such as vocational and educational training and health care has improved.

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Novaland to showcase its projects at HCM City, Ha Noi exhibitions

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Novaland to showcase its projects at HCM City, Ha Noi exhibitions

Housing developer Novaland Group on August 28 announced plans to hold exhibitions in Ha Noi and HCM City in September to introduce its projects.

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Earthen-wall houses of the Pu Peo

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Earthen-wall houses of the Pu Peo

(VOV) - The earthen-wall house is typical of ethnic groups in the mountainous province of Ha Giang, including the Pu Peo. The Pu Peo believe that the success or failure of a family depends greatly on the land and the house they occupy.

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New criteria for SOE classification needed to speed up equitisation

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New criteria for SOE classification needed to speed up equitisation

It is necessary to tweak the criteria for classification of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) to speed up their equitisation and improve their efficiency, a workshop in Ha Noi on August 28 heard.

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