A day at the ‘hamlet of five no’s’ in southern Vietnam

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A day at the ‘hamlet of five no’s’ in southern Vietnam

A small settlement home to about 50 people in the southern Vietnamese province of Dong Nai has been referred to as the ‘hamlet of five no’s,’ as people there have no address, no electricity, no water, no education, and no stable future.

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Teacher accused of posting sex images with ex-student on Facebook

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Police in southern Vietnam are investigating a man’s alleged posting of images of his ex-girlfriend having sex with him on the Internet.

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Vietnam court upholds sentences for mother, daughter in human trafficking case

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Vietnam court upholds sentences for mother, daughter in human trafficking case

An appeal court in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday upheld jail sentences handed down last year to a mother and daughter for trafficking four women to China.

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Da Nang optimizes urban management through Facebook

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Da Nang optimizes urban management through Facebook

After a tourist’s Facebook complaint about service quality at a local hotel on March 8, Da Nang City’s urban management office responded quickly, talking to the owner about the grievance.

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For Asia-Pacific, the time to shine in global anti-hunger effort is now

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For Asia-Pacific, the time to shine in global anti-hunger effort is now

Whenever I visit the Asia-Pacific region I am impressed by its dynamism and the many successes its people have achieved, not least of which was meeting the goal of halving the proportion of hungry people in region under the just-concluded Millennium Development Goals (MDG) effort.

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Vietnamese transport companies refuse to lower fare despite plunging petrol price

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Vietnamese transport companies refuse to lower fare despite plunging petrol price

Though oil and gas prices in Vietnam have plummeted since the beginning of this year, transport companies across the country remain reluctant to lower their prices.

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Will Vietnam ever be a ‘scam-free’ tourist destination?

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Will Vietnam ever be a ‘scam-free’ tourist destination?

Editor’s note: Son Luong suggests Vietnam’s tourism industry learn from the ‘scam-free tourism drive’ launched by a Malaysia-based adventure park, at a time when grievances over rip-offs and scams are still widely reported whenever the country enters peak travel times.

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Highway doctor treats traffic victims for free

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Highway doctor treats traffic victims for free

VietNamNet Bridge – Dao Thi Lien has spent more than three decades offering help and free treatment to traffic victims at Kim Thanh crossroad in Phuc Thanh District, called the "crossroad of death".

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Tomb-sweeping tradition in Vietnam

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Tomb-sweeping tradition in Vietnam

Whenever the Lunar New Year (Tet) comes, normally from the 23rd of the last month of the lunar year to the New Year eve, Vietnamese families visit their ancestors’ tombs and clean gravesites.

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New system helps monitor industrial wastewater in Ho Chi Minh City

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New system helps monitor industrial wastewater in Ho Chi Minh City

An automatic monitoring system is being piloted at some ‘hot spots’ in Ho Chi Minh City to evaluate the processed content of their wastewater and provide necessary evidence to impose punishment upon rule breakers.

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Sirens ring out as air strikes hit IS Syria stronghold

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Sirens ring out as air strikes hit IS Syria stronghold

In the Islamic State group's Syrian stronghold of Raqa, sirens ring out whenever a warplane approaches as jihadists flee their posts and vehicles to hide, activists say.

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How Vietnamese villagers beat drinking addiction to end years of poverty

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How Vietnamese villagers beat drinking addiction to end years of poverty

Ho E Not used to beat his wife and their children whenever she refused to give him money for drinking.

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Changing firms need to heed employee engagement

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Changing firms need to heed employee engagement

A recent study revealed that whenever companies undergo change, employees should always be involved in the process.

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Whenever it rains, HCM City gets inundated

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Whenever it rains, HCM City gets inundated

VietNamNet Bridge - Sixty percent of canals and irrigation ditches in HCM City have been filled in to make room for multi-story buildings, which has contributed to flooding.

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Vietnam soldier grows 30 years older in 3 years

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Vietnam soldier grows 30 years older in 3 years

Nguyen Hieu Nghia looks 30 years older only three years after joining the army, but the strange phenomenon has nothing to do with military hardship.

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