Electricity demand in Q2 forecast to climb

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Electricity demand in Q2 forecast to climb

Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) is expediting the construction of major power projects to meet the demand for electricity during the second quarter, which is expected to rise a maximum of 10.4 percent against the same period last year.

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Dien Bien Phu Victory in spotlight

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Dien Bien Phu Victory in spotlight

The Dien Bien Phu Victory on May 7, 1954, which helps end the French colonial rule in Vietnam, is at the heart of a conference held in the northwestern city of Dien Bien Phu on March 20.

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Women’s museum highlights history of markets

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Women’s museum highlights history of markets

An exhibition tracking the history of Hanoi’s markets is underway at the Vietnam Women’s Museum on the occasion of International Women’s Day (March 8).

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Steelmakers facing numerous difficulties

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Steelmakers facing numerous difficulties

The steel sector in the first month of 2014 encountered difficulties due to an imbalance between supply and demand, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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Majority stand against New Years merger

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

Last week, Viet Nam News raised the topic following recent proposals by experts and economists about merging the solar and lunar new years into one by celebrating the traditional one altogether with the solar New Year.

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Poverty, schools' greed for results cause high dropout rate in Vietnam province

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Poverty, schools' greed for results cause high dropout rate in Vietnam province

Teachers at Da Phuoc Secondary School in An Giang Province offer extra lessons for poorly performing students to help them keep up with their class and prevent them from dropping out. Photo courtesy of Tuoi Tre

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Thailand to export more rice during remaining month

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

Thailand will be able to export more rice during the remaining month of this year, says the Thai Department of Foreign Trade.

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Digitalization project may hurt 1 million TV viewers

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 month(s) ago

Digitalization project may hurt 1 million TV viewers

Around one million TV viewers in Ho Chi Minh City and several southern provinces will be denied access to HTV7 and HTV9, two of the country’s most established and watched channels if HCM Television stops its broadcasts on the analog infrastructure altogether by December 2015.

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Good reason for indignation

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SaigonTimes English 7 month(s) ago

The atmosphere of grievance now envelopes Hai Duong City in the northern province of the same name as the locality’s biggest trade center has been reduced to ashes in a fire this week seen as the country’s most devastating disaster of the kind this year. At least some VND400 billion worth of commodities in Hai Duong Trade Center is gone, pushing hundreds of traders and their families to the brink of bankruptcy, let alone the trade center itself that is...

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Zero export tax for steel scrap proposed

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago

Zero export tax for steel scrap proposed

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has proposed to remove the tax rate of 15 per cent imposed on the export of stainless steel scrap entirely, to ease the financial burden on domestic stainless steel manufacturers.

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Ministry tightens control on multi-level marketing firms

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SaiGon GP English 8 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has cracked down on multi-level marketing firms and issued new regulations that will tighten control, though not altogether ban such operations.

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Vietnam capital wants the cyclo to disappear

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 month(s) ago

Vietnam capital wants the cyclo to disappear

A cyclo serving foreign tourists in Hanoi

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Craftsman shows art through the looking glass

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago

Craftsman shows art through the looking glass

VietNamNet Bridge – We've all seen glass bottles with model ships inside, often sold as quirky souvenirs. An altogether rarer sight is a bottle with a painting on the inside. In Viet Nam, one man has made this delicate art form his trade. His name is Le Cong Tuan.

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19 dead in Thai bus smash: authorities

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VietNam News English 9 month(s) ago

Nineteen people were killed and 20 hurt on Tuesday when a double decker coach collided with a truck in central Thailand and burst into flames, authorities said.

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VN reprimands websites violating US film copyright

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 10 month(s) ago

VN reprimands websites violating US film copyright

The Inspectorate of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on July 11 reprimanded two local websites and requested them to remove all the copies of the films which were accused by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) of violating their copyright.

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