State’s education funds are used inefficiently

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State’s education funds are used inefficiently

VietNamNet Bridge – Though Vietnam has allocated 20 percent of the state budget for the education sector, the money has not gone where it is needed.

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Fertiliser firm set to launch IPO

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The PetroVietnam Ca Mau Fertilizer Company is set to make an initial public offering on December 11 before listing on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange.

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Barack Obama honors Meryl Streep with 'love'

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Barack Obama honors Meryl Streep with 'love'

President Barack Obama said he is in love, though he was not speaking about Michelle -- but he swears she understands.

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Producers, traders blamed for substandard food safety

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Producers, traders blamed for substandard food safety

Though food producers' and traders' awareness of hygiene has improved, their sense of responsibility and adoption of practices to ensure food safety have not, experts have said.

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Japan’s recession does not affect trade with Vietnam: insiders

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Japan’s recession does not affect trade with Vietnam: insiders

Japan slipped back into recession in the third quarter but Vietnamese businesses assert that their exports to the East Asian market have remained unfazed to date, even though a tough situation is anticipated.

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Bac Giang residents don’t want waste treatment plant

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Bac Giang residents don’t want waste treatment plant

VietNamNet Bridge – Thousands of households in Tan Yen District in Bac Giang province have protested against a plan to set up a waste treatment plant in the locality, though the plant would help ease environmental pollution and create local jobs.

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Aviation sector attracts bankers

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Aviation sector attracts bankers

VietNamNet Bridge – Injecting money into airlines is not the choice of short- term investors, but airlines’ shares are very attractive in the eyes of bankers, even though the ratio of profit of revenue is not high.

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The story of “freebie” software

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The story of “freebie” software

In Vietnam, the use of “freebie” software is common amongst local consumers. Many users may have no idea that some computer software is not free, while others just refuse to pay for it, even though they know they should. Most computer firms in Vietnam have informed clients that they will no longer preinstall software on the computers they assemble. But is this a solution to combating software piracy, when illicit software is still extensively available in the market?

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Vietnam Airlines raises $51 million in IPO

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Vietnam Airlines raises $51 million in IPO

Vietnam Airlines raised roughly VND1.09 trillion (US$51.3 million) in its initial public offering on Friday, meeting its expectations though the state-owned carrier failed to attract foreign buying.

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Formula firms stop ads well before ban goes into effect in Vietnam

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Formula firms stop ads well before ban goes into effect in Vietnam

Several formula manufacturers have stopped advertising products designed for children under two even though the practice won't be officially banned until March.

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Dengue fever outbreak still plagues HCMC

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

A center of Health Education and Media under the Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday said that though the rainy season ends, the number of dengue fever people still increase in 11 districts of the city. Five people have succumbed to the disease since the season.

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When is copycat phenomenon in Vietnamese music going to end?

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When is copycat phenomenon in Vietnamese music going to end?

Copycat music is not a new phenomenon in Vietnam, though it has long been criticized by both media and music experts.

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Stadiums uncared for in Vietnam after football clubs’ relegation, withdrawal

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Stadiums uncared for in Vietnam after football clubs’ relegation, withdrawal

Many provincial stadiums in Vietnam have been left deserted and almost unusable after local football (soccer) clubs were relegated to lower-tier competitions or pulled out of the country's highest-level league, even though they cost tens of billions of dong (VND10 billion = US$481,000).

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Real estate sector draws foreign investors

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

The domestic property market continues to lure foreign investors even though it has yet to fully recover, experts say.

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Serious soil erosion threatens central region

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Serious soil erosion threatens central region

VietNamNet Bridge – Though the storm season has not arrived, the residents in the central provinces are already worried about soil erosion has put them in danger.

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