Minimum wage not enough

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Minimum wage not enough

The current minimum wage meets barely 75 per cent of the minimum living standard, said Nguyen Tien Dang, head of the Salary Department under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA), at a labour conference in Ha Noi yesterday.

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Awards honour effective work by VN NGOs

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Awards honour effective work by VN NGOs

Phung Ba Loc, a resident of Huong Tra District in the central city of Hue, badly damaged his spine in an accident several years ago. He was barely able to get by until he received support from the Hearts for Hue Fund, a non-profit organisation (NGO) working to bring about sustainable change for poor families in the city.

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Four-star Brazil stroll against Panama

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Four-star Brazil stroll against Panama

World Cup hosts Brazil strolled to a 4-0 win over Panama in their penultimate warm-up on Tuesday, with goals from Neymar, Daniel Alves, Hulk and Willian securing the win which barely satisfied their coach.

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Bosnia says 1 million affected by floods, destruction "terrifying"

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Bosnia says 1 million affected by floods, destruction 'terrifying'

More than a quarter of Bosnia's four million people have been affected by the worst floods to hit the Balkans in more than a century, the government said on Monday, warning of "terrifying" destruction comparable to the country's 1992-95 war.

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Tra fish prices drop in Mekong Delta on US dumping tax changes

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Tra fish prices drop in Mekong Delta on US dumping tax changes

Tra fish prices have fallen by VND1,500-2,000 per kilogram since last month, the An Giang Fisheries Association said May 18.

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Films inspired by missing flight MH370 touted at Cannes

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Films inspired by missing flight MH370 touted at Cannes

Two films inspired by the missing Malaysian Airlines' flight MH370 are being touted to buyers at the Cannes Film Festival, barely two months after the plane vanished with 239 people on board.

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Films inspired by missing flight MH370 touted at Cannes

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Films inspired by missing flight MH370 touted at Cannes

Two films inspired by the missing Malaysian passenger jet have emerged at the Cannes Film Festival, barely two months since it went missing with 239 people on board.

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Man hit by train escapes barely scathed

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A Czech pensioner gets a new lease on life after being hit by a train.

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Riza dreams of poetry after mom risks safety

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Riza dreams of poetry after mom risks safety

Nazma Akhter, left, and her daughter, Riza, 10, stand outside their home in a slum in Ashulia, a suburb of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Nazma is a survivor of the December 2012 fire in Tazreen Fashions Factory, which killed 112 of her co-workers.

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Barely afloat: Vietnamese fishermen in Cambodia

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Barely afloat: Vietnamese fishermen in Cambodia

A Vietnamese washes clothes from his boat on the Tonlé Sap. More than 1,500 Vietnamese families live in boats on the lake with no personal papers or steady income. Photo courtesy of Tien Phong

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Vietnam tourism: Who is guiding who?

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Vietnam tourism: Who is guiding who?

Editor Notes: The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has recently said that those travel operators who employ foreign guides will be penalized or even have their license revoked, depending on their offenses. The warning was given earlier this month following media reports that many foreigners are working as unlicensed tour guides in the country. Vietnamese tourism laws stipulate that a tour guide must have Vietnamese nationality and live in Vietnam.

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Crimea resolution backed by US barely gets UN majority

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Crimea resolution backed by US barely gets UN majority

A man holds a Crimean flag in front of the Crimean parliament building in Simferopol in a March 17, 2014 file photo.

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The children of Japan's Fukushima battle an invisible enemy

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Some of the smallest children in Koriyama, a short drive from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, barely know what it's like to play outside -- fear of radiation has kept them in doors for much of their short lives.

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Henley wins Honda in playoff as McIlroy struggles

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Henley wins Honda in playoff as McIlroy struggles

Russell Henley won the US PGA Tour Honda Classic on Sunday with a birdie at the first hole of a four-way playoff that overnight leader Rory McIlroy barely managed to join.

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Sound-based login startup joins Google tech chorus

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Sound-based login startup joins Google tech chorus

An Israel-based startup specialising in using sounds instead of passwords for logging in has said that it has been bought by Google.

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