HCM City to upgrade workforce's skills

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City will implement measures to improve the quality of vocational training and raise the number of trained workers to 72 percent of the city's total employees this year from the rate of 68 percent in 2014, according to the municipal Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

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Japanese charged 10 times price of meal at Vung Tau restaurant

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Japanese charged 10 times price of meal at Vung Tau restaurant

Hao Long Son Restaurant in the southern beach town of Vung Tau allegedly charged a customer roughly US$1,000 for a dinner, 10 times higher than the actual price. Photo credit: Nguoi Lao Dong

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Baggage handler confesses to pocketing cell phones in Hanoi

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago

A baggage handler at Noi Bai International Airport was caught attempting to sell 16 Samsung phones he allegedly stole out of an outbound shipment.

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Traditional artists nominated for prize

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

Traditional artists nominated for prize

Traditional artists Hanh Nguyen, Vo Hoai Phuong and Vo Minh Lam in HCM City have been nominated for the 2014 Mai Vang (Golden Apricot) Award by the Nguoi Lao Dong (Labourer) newspaper.

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Bodies found off southern Vietnam believed to be sailors of sunk barge

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Bodies found off southern Vietnam believed to be sailors of sunk barge

A rescue vessel on Friday found two bodies believed to be those of sailors of a barge that sank in rough sea off Vietnam's southern coast last week.

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To change or not to change

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago 1 related news

To change or not to change

VietNamNet Bridge – The balance is tilting towards open-mindedness when Transport Minister Dinh La Thang orders affiliated agencies to take into prudent consideration the possibility of legalizing Uber taxi service, reversing the ministry’s own stance days earlier to curb the new transport service trend following outcries of taxi operators. After multiple controversies in the media on pros and cons of Uber onslaught on the local taxi transport market, the minister seems to be listening to calls for change, although the...

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Inefficient State staff face the axe

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

Inefficient State staff face the axe

VietNamNet Bridge – If the head of a public sector office fails to perform assigned duties, he/she may be transferred to another position, Tran Anh Tuan, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs tells Nguoi Lao dong (The Labourer).

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Inefficient State staff face the axe

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago

If the head of a public sector office fails to perform assigned duties, he/she may be transferred to another position, Tran Anh Tuan, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs tells Nguoi Lao dong (The Labourer).

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Endangered primates released into wild

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Endangered primates released into wild

Three endangered primates, three turtles and a slow loris which were seized from poachers were released into a forest in central Vietnam, Nguoi Lao Dong newspaper said Thursday.

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Air-con policy

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago

Air-con policy

VietNamNet Bridge – Public feedbacks seem to have been listened to, experiences have been gained, and lessons have been learned after the first draft circular regulating conditions for food safety in beer production and trading was put forth some time ago. Now comes the second draft, but to the surprise of many, it is quite confusing and disturbing for the public, and it quickly backfires.

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Local news sites remain blocked

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VietNam News English 9 month(s) ago

Local news sites remain blocked

Users remain blocked from the websites of Vietnamese newspapers with platforms hosted by the Vietnam Communications Corporation (VCCorp) since October 13.

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2014 Golden Apricot Blossom Awards kicks off

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SaiGon GP English 9 month(s) ago

2014 Golden Apricot Blossom Awards kicks off

Nomination round of the 20th Golden Apricot Blossom Awards officially kicked off today and the round will last from October 2 to November 30, announced Nguoi Lao Dong Newspaper.

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Water supply stations remain broken for years

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VietNam News English 10 month(s) ago

For a decade, people living in many areas of central Quang Ngai Province have had to dig wells or go to nearby streams to procure water.

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Missing British teacher found staying with girlfriend in HCMC

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Báo Thanh Niên English 11 month(s) ago

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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Highway 1 traffic accidents increase

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VietNam News English 11 month(s) ago

The number of traffic accidents in some central provinces have increased since the project of upgrading and widening the Highway 1 was conducted, provincial traffic safety committees have said.

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