Ruinous behaviors go past ‘tipping point’ in Vietnam: expat

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Editor’s note: Roy, a retired expat who has lived in Ho Chi Minh City for 15 years, has shared his point of view on the alarming increase of ruinous behaviors among Vietnamese people, after reading about misbehaving visitors abusing animals at the Saigon zoo.

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Drought, salinity take heavy toll on farmers in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Millions of Vietnamese farmers are facing major crop losses due to severe drought and an alarming level of salinity, the worst in many years to impact vast areas of agricultural land in the Mekong Delta.

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Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City’s pollution readings alarming: expert

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Alarming pollution readings have been recorded in both of Vietnam’s largest cities Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City during 2016, raising health concerns amongst locals.

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Year-end parties turn nightmare for Ho Chi Minh City residents

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Noise pollution has become an alarming issue in several neighborhoods in Ho Chi Minh City as many families and organizations have begun to organize year-end parties, with loudspeakers and karaoke machines operating at their maximum capacity.

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Vietnam’s mid-level personnel not content with company policies: survey

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

A recent survey has showed that a large number of mid-level salaried workers in Vietnam are not satisfied with their companies’ personnel policies, while health issues at work were also recorded at an alarming level.

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The plea of wild birds (photos)

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Wildlife poaching has reached an alarming level in Phan Thiet, a city in the south-central Vietnamese province of Binh Thuan, as wild animals are hunted wherever they live.

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VNese people with heart diseases upward trend

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

One or two out of every four Vietnamese adults are at the risk of having heart diseases, said Chairman of the Vietnam Heart Association Professor Nguyen Lan Viet at the national convention on October 10 in Hanoi.

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Alarming rate of hepatitis in Vietnam

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

Vietnam is among countries with alarming hepatitis B and hepatitis C infection rates in the world.

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What do foreigners think about noise pollution in Vietnam?

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Noise pollution, especially from music at shops and restaurants, has become an alarming problem in Vietnam’s major cities in recent years.

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Vietnam imports over 120,000 tons of shrimp a year: expert

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Vietnam imports over 120,000 tons of shrimp a year: expert

Vietnam has seen an increase of 20 percent in the imports of shrimp in the last three years, an expert said at a press conference in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday.

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Hong Kong's stateless children lost in translation as refugee claims soar

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Hong Kong's stateless children lost in translation as refugee claims soar

The number of stateless children born to refugees is growing in Hong Kong, where claims from asylum seekers have more than tripled in the last two years, alarming residents and lawmakers.

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Ho Chi Minh City sees decrease in average age of sexually abused minors

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Ho Chi Minh City sees decrease in average age of sexually abused minors

With hundreds of Vietnamese children falling victim to sexual abuse every year in Ho Chi Minh City, a conference held by the municipal People’s Procuracy on Tuesday hoped to address the issue and seek out solutions to the trend of abused kids becoming younger.

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Unlicensed software use slightly down in Vietnam: BSA survey

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Unlicensed software use slightly down in Vietnam: BSA survey

Computer users in Vietnam use unlicensed software at an alarming rate, despite being well aware of the associated cyber-security dangers, said a survey released yesterday by the Software Alliance (BSA), the leading advocate for the global software industry.

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Burgeoning offshore deposits no cause for alarm

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Báo Đầu Tư English 10 month(s) ago

Burgeoning offshore deposits no cause for alarm

The other investment account in Vietnam’s balance of payment (BOP) that was bolstered up to a whooping $7.3 billion in the third quarter last year was not something unusual or alarming. Eugenia Victorino, ANZ Banking Group’s economist for the ASEAN and Pacific region, explains the phenomenon to VIR’s Trang Nguyen.

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Vietnam urges banks to switch to chip cards for better security

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 10 month(s) ago

Vietnam urges banks to switch to chip cards for better security

The State Bank of Vietnam has urged local banks to switch from magnetic-stripe to chip-based cards to ensure better security for holders and counter the alarming rise in card fraud.

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