New school year to start on September 5

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

New school year to start on September 5

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has just issued Decision No. 3626 to announce the new school year of 2016- 2017 for kindergarten, high schools and vocational schools.
New school year for 2016- 2017 term will start on September 5. (Photo:SGGP)

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Hundreds flock to the sea on Doan Ngo Festival

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Hundreds flock to the sea on Doan Ngo Festival

Hundreds of people in Nha Trang City have submerged themselves in the sea on the Doan Ngo Festival today as they believe it would help getting rid of unluckiness and diseases.

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Photos feature Vietnamese expats in France over decades

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

Photos feature Vietnamese expats in France over decades

Vietnamese people in France are the main characters in 130 photos featured in an exhibition opened on Ho Chi Minh City’s Book Street (Nguyen Van Binh street) on April 6

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Purchasing power picks up 9.1% in Q1

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Purchasing power picks up 9.1% in Q1

VGP – Total goods retail sale and service value was estimated at over VND 856 trillion in Q1, representing a year-on-year growth of 9.1%.

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Vietnam’s CPI up 1.25 pct in first quarter

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

Vietnam’s CPI up 1.25 pct in first quarter

Vietnam’s first quarter Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 1.25 percent from the same period last year.

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Thugs terrorize seaport on Vietnam’s Phu Quoc

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Thugs terrorize seaport on Vietnam’s Phu Quoc

Residents in Phu Quoc, the largest island located in southwestern Vietnamese waters, have been living in fear since a gang of mobsters set up a ‘toll booth’ at one of the busiest seaports a few days after Tet, or Vietnam’s Lunar New Year.

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Ford reports record sales in February

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Báo Đầu Tư English 6 month(s) ago

Ford reports record sales in February

Ford’s overall retail sales jump 65 per cent on year to 1,524 units in February, even when the month was shortened due to the Tet Holiday.

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Overseas Vietnamese singers go big and go home

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago 3 related news

Overseas Vietnamese singers go big and go home

VietNamNet Bridge – Overseas Vietnamese singers have returned to perform in their homeland after Tet (Lunar New Year festival), mostly in live shows on large stages instead of smaller venues like bars, hotels and nightclubs as they had done in the past.

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Increased post-Tet strikes blamed on new minimum wage

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

Increased post-Tet strikes blamed on new minimum wage

Le Dinh Quang, deputy head of the labour relationships department under Vietnam's Federation of Labour said the rising number of strikes after Tet is a result of firms avoiding higher minimum wages.

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Hung Kings’ festival and Reunification Day holidays announced

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

The Vietnamese Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has announced the days-off for the coming Hung Kings' Festival, Reunification Day and May Day.

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Gymnast Pham Phuoc Hung and his Olympic dream

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago

Gymnast Pham Phuoc Hung and his Olympic dream

Gymnast Pham Phuoc Hung just spent his 8th lunar New Year away from home. Hung is doing his best to fulfill a dream of competing in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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A New Year trip to Nam Du Island

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago 2 related news

A New Year trip to Nam Du Island

VietNamNet Bridge – We take advantage of a weekend after Tet (Lunar New Year) to visit one of the most pristine and peaceful islands in the south of Vietnam: Nam Du Island off the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang.

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Smart travelling: is it hard?

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago

Smart travelling: is it hard?

Discerning tourists never plan a trip without thinking through what they are going to do when they get there. Sounds obvious, right? Leisure activities. Location. Service standards. Charges.

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Ha Noi's IIP rises 8.6% in two months

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Báo Đầu Tư English 6 month(s) ago

Ha Noi's IIP rises 8.6% in two months

Ha Noi's industrial production index (IIP) rose 8.6 per cent in the first two months of 2016 year-on-year, according to statistics from the Hanoi Statistics Office.

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Local festivals embody cultural identity

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago

Local festivals embody cultural identity

VietNamNet Bridge – It's that time of the year, again. Following the end of Tet, the first month of the year in Viet Nam is filled with numerous spring festivals and celebrations, many of which can trace their origins back to ancient times. They have helped to preserve Vietnamese cultural identity and historical value.

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