Cao Duc Phat, head of the National Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention and Control, said that forecasting storms has become much more difficult due to factors such as climate change.
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Fifty percent of irrigation water for 500,000 hectares of coffee plantations in the Central Highlands comes from underground wells, whose numbers usually increase during the dry season when local farmers try to tap maximum groundwater for their parched crops.
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Several tourism companies along the Serepok River in the central highlands province of Dak Lak have complained about the lack of co-operation from local hydropower plants. The plants have not discharged water to the river, which is making it hard to lure tourists.
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Ha Tat Thang, Director of the Labour Safety Department under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, discussed workplace accidents with the Viet Nam Economic Times.
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Amid mounting military and nuclear tensions with North Korea, an American retiree has gained rare access to the pariah state to build schools in the usually off-limits countryside.
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When eager travellers arrive in Viet Nam they usually have a familiar list of places that they are determined to see – HCM City, Ha Noi, Ha Long Bay, Sa Pa, maybe Ninh Binh.
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Precious mediaeval books, usually displayed in glass cases and touchable only with gloves, can now be read in glorious 3D, thanks to a system unveiled Tuesday at the world's top tech fair.
Retire people waiting to receive pension
Duong Quoc Trong, General Director of General Office for Population and Family Planning under the Ministry of Health said at a seminar that most developed countries have their retirement age set at 65, and more importantly, men and women usually have the same retirement age.
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Students seek jobs at a Job Fair
According to the Man Power and Labor Market Forecast Center in Ho Chi Minh City, the shortage of man power usually occurs in some sectors after the traditional Tet festival, the city therefore needs around 30,000 labors.
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While Vietnamese families usually leave the cities to return to their home towns, some well-off people are worried about their expensive belongings falling prey to theft.
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A happy atmosphere accompanied by peach blossoms is overflowing into Ha Noi streets as Tet, the country's biggest holiday, approaches. Hanoians usually buy peach blossoms in Hang Luoc Street or at Nhat Tan flower village where the art of growing the tree has been passed down through generations. The Viet Nam News introduces peach blossom photos taken by photographer Truong Van Vi.
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Culture shocks, language barriers, insufficient education and a lack of moral support are usually the main reasons for failure when Vietnamese students embark on studies abroad.
Gaming hardware usually takes a backseat at CES, but this year seems to be an exception.
YANGON – With its glossy pages of pouting models and racy romance tips, Myanmar's first sex education magazine has got the usually demure nation hot under the collar as it cashes in on new-found cultural freedom.
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While transfer pricing activities are usually found in foreign-invested businesses, the Ho Chi Minh City Tax Agency says even some local firms have shown similar signs of tax evasion.
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