Argument in Vietnam: Think before you type

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 day(s) ago

We often overlook the obvious for the sensational. It’s human nature to look up when something out of the ordinary hits our radar. We react with humor, commentary and sarcasm, displaying our personality flaws more than we realize. You’ll never hear a football fan at a game say, “Hang on a moment, let’s take a balanced and objective view and quietly discuss that foul.”

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Scrapping of foreign ownership cap unlikely to cause stampede in Vietnam stock market: analysts

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Scrapping of foreign ownership cap unlikely to cause stampede in Vietnam stock market: analysts

The elimination of caps on foreign ownership in listed companies is considered a big-bang reform, but regulations that are complex and sometimes vague are holding back capital inflows into the market, industry insiders said.

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Syrians begin boarding refugee ship on Greek island

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Syrians begin boarding refugee ship on Greek island

Hundreds of Syrian migrants on the Greek island of Kos on Sunday began boarding a passenger ship that is to house and process them, in a bid to ease sometimes chaotic conditions onshore.

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Weighing risk and reward on construction sites

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VietStock FI English 3 week(s) ago

As the booming construction sector attracts more rural Cambodians to seek employment in the capital, the different working conditions between high-rises in urban areas and borey developments have factored into varying degrees of earning potential and living standards.

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The reality of global warming: We’re all frogs in a pot of slowly boiling water

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The reality of global warming: We’re all frogs in a pot of slowly boiling water

In 2009, global leaders agreed to try not to let the world warm more than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial times. This is sometimes seen as a rule of thumb for keeping on the right side of climate change, within “safe” territory.

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7 pitfalls to avoid for condo investment

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VietStock FI English 1 month(s) ago

Local property experts agree that investors in Cambodia’s residential property market can generate relatively high annual returns on their investment with figures ranging from six to 12 per cent, especially within the condominium market that attracts both locals and foreigners alike. However, not all developments are created equal, and numerous factors should be taken into consideration to help investors see positive results. While business always carries with it a certain amount of risk, Post Property spoke to three industry experts...

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Young stars often quickly fade

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Young stars often quickly fade

VietNamNet Bridge – Many young, talented singers who win first or runner-up prizes at famous local singing contests end up facing obstacles, and sometimes losing their way, in the race to fame.

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HCM City loses control over preschool English teaching

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

HCM City loses control over preschool English teaching

VietNamNet Bridge - It is unclear if teaching English to preschool children has been prohibited or permitted. The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) says ‘yes’ sometimes, and then says ‘no’ at other times.

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Japan expands its Mekong footprint

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VietStock FI English 2 month(s) ago

Japan is increasingly eyeing Southeast Asia as an investment destination as the island nation moves to boost its own economy and check China’s rising influence in the region.

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Colorful faces in “People Around Me”

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Colorful faces in “People Around Me”

VietNamNet Bridge – Local artist Alan Nguyen will bring 30 portraits made of oil on canvas to the HCMC Fine Arts Museum on Friday in his first solo exhibition called “People Around Me.”

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Who blew up China’s stock bubble?

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Who blew up China’s stock bubble?

In China, the invisible hand of the market sometimes needs help from the iron fist of the state. That’s certainly true after a meltdown vaporized $3.5 trillion in the value of shares traded on the Shanghai and Shenzhen exchanges.

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Over 100 patients receive bone marrow transplant

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

So far 16 patients have received a stem cell transplant (sometimes called a bone marrow transplant) conducted by surgeons of Ho Chi Minh City-based Cho Ray Hospital, the hospital announced yesterday at its ceremony to mark two year implementation of the transplant.

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Readers to us: Don’t repeat stories but do support expats doing community service

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Readers to us: Don’t repeat stories but do support expats doing community service

Editor’s note: These two expats happened to know of Tuoi Tre News and had some form of cooperation with the news website. But this does not mean they would be hesitant to say straightforwardly what they expect from the site, which turned five on Thursday.

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Village duathlon

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Having fun at a Vietnamese village festival doesn't cost much. Sometimes it only takes having a bike and the guts to get wet.

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The beauty of Central Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

The beauty of Central Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Unlike the North, the Central Region’s beauty is shown through majestic nature and the simple, sometimes austere definition of people while living. Amateur photographer Dang Tuan Trung traveled throughout the central region. Below are the photos featuring the characteristics of each place.

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