Vietnam hopes to secure 3 slots at Chess World Cup

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Vietnam hopes to secure 3 slots at Chess World Cup

The National Chess Team aims to have three players qualified for the Chess World Cup 2015 as Vietnam is set to host the regional qualifying round from March 7-16.

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HCM City working to supply safe water

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VietnamPlus English 3 day(s) ago

HCM City working to supply safe water

The Ho Chi Minh City authorities is making efforts to supply safe water to all city residents this year.

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Banks pocket profits from personal loans

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago

Hoang Ngoc Hoa in HCM City's Tan Binh District needed money to buy a new house so she used the overdraft service of a commercial bank near her home, using her bank card to access a loan.

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First-footing on Lunar New Year’s Day in Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Amongst many taboos and rituals connected with the Lunar New Year in Vietnam is xong dat , or “first-footing” as the Scots call it.

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First-footing on Lunar New Year’s Day in Vietnam

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Amongst many taboos and rituals connected with the Lunar New Year in Vietnam is xong dat , or “first-footing” as the Scots call it.

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Gun hidden in package via aviation

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Police in Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Binh February 14 said they along with security guards in Tan Son Nhat International Airport discovered guns hidden in a package sent via aviation through Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

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Food watchdog fines companies for unsafe food

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

VND259 million (US$12,125) is totaling amount of fines for food safety violation in last week, said the Food Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health on February 14.

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Saigon residents shop at night for Tet (photos)

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Saigon residents shop at night for Tet (photos)

As Tet (Lunar New Year) is approaching, many people in Ho Chi Minh City choose to do their shopping at night ahead of the holiday for different reasons, further enriching the city's bustling night life.

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Affordable housing in demand

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Affordable housing in demand

More incentives are needed to encourage businesses to develop affordable housing and social housing projects, a HCM City official has said.

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Man found dead in warehouse elevator

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Man found dead in warehouse elevator

A 42-year-old man was found dead in a warehouse elevator of a seafood packaging company in Lam Hoanh Street, An Lac Ward, in HCM City's Tan Binh District yesterday.

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Bustling night markets

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Bustling night markets

VietNamNet Bridge – Traders at some traditional wet markets in HCMC are extending their operations until late at night in the lead up to the Lunar New Year holiday, which begins on February 19. Among the crowded night markets are Bac Ninh Market and a market for students in Thu Duc District, and Pham Van Hai Market in Tan Binh District.

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Police bust aviation gasoline theft ring in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam police recently stormed a ring specializing in gathering and consuming stolen aviation gasoline in Ho Chi Minh City, newswire Vietnamplus reported.

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HCM City takes steps to lower poverty rate

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HCM City takes steps to lower poverty rate

Giap Thi Tuy Anh of Tan Binh District raised her annual income to more than VND16 million (US$762), the cut-off for the city's poverty line, with loans provided by HCM City's poverty eradication and hunger elimination fund.

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A South Korean community in town

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

A South Korean community in town

VietNamNet Bridge – Tan Son Hoa Street behind the busy Pham Van Hai wet market in HCMC’s Tan Binh District still has traces of what used to be a crowded South Korean village.

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No poverty household in Binh Tan District as per new standard

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Tan District has no more poor people whose yearly income is lower than VND16 million (US$ 748.4) per head, said the steering board of poverty elimination and increase average households in the city on January 23.

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