Long Bien Bridge may get a modern partner

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Long Bien Bridge may get a modern partner

Many experts backed the building of a road-rail bridge spanning the Hong (Red) River just 75m from the historic, but ageing Long Bien Bridge at a conference held on Tuesday.

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Vietnamese spend over $1 billion per year on cigarettes

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Vietnamese spend over $1 billion per year on cigarettes

VietNamNet Bridge - With 16 million smokers, it is estimated that Vietnamese people pay about VND22 trillion ($1.05 billion) for cigarettes per year. This is also the amount of money spent for treatment of the five common diseases related to tobacco.

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Domestic drug companies wrestle with competition

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Domestic drug companies wrestle with competition

VietNamNet Bridge – Domestic drug producers are facing significant obstacles in selling their products in both the domestic and foreign markets, the Tin tuc (News) Newspaper has reported.

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Hoang Hai to show his $10,000 crystal gown on the Eiffel Tower

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Hoang Hai to show his $10,000 crystal gown on the Eiffel Tower

VietNamNet Bridge – Hoang Hai will be the first Vietnamese fashion designer to participate in shows organized by British-Vietnamese model and entrepreneur Jessica Minh Anh.

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Pictures: “Exclusive” products for men at Vietnam-Cambodia border

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Pictures: “Exclusive” products for men at Vietnam-Cambodia border

VietNamNet Bridge - Approximately two kilometers from the Vietnam-Cambodia border, there is a market where men can buy tiger spiders, scorpions, queen termites and other items believed to be tonics for men’s sexual health.

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Despite ban, teachers’ after-school classes continue

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Despite ban, teachers’ after-school classes continue

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET), in an effort to ease excessive amount of homework for students, has prohibited teachers to hold after-school classes. But many instructors have ignored the ban.

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Removal of cap on advertising budgets could hurt local businesses

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Removal of cap on advertising budgets could hurt local businesses

VietNamNet Bridge – Economists says if the ceiling on advertising expenditures is lifted, it may do more harm than good to Vietnamese businesses.

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Giant 'pit of death' appears in Thanh Hoa

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Giant 'pit of death' appears in Thanh Hoa

VietNamNet Bridge – At 4am on October 28, a hole 15m wide, and over 2.5m deep suddenly appeared on a road in Quy Loc commune in Yen Dinh district of Thanh Hoa province.

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Hanoi has over 16,000 drug addicts

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Hanoi has over 16,000 drug addicts

VietNamNet Bridge – By the end of September 2014, Hanoi authorities estimated that there were more than 16,000 drug addicts in the city, including over 1,000 uncontrolled addicts.

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Revenue of mobile operators drops by nearly $1.4 billion

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Revenue of mobile operators drops by nearly $1.4 billion

VietNamNet Bridge – According to the White Paper on Vietnam’s Information Technology and Communications in 2014, which has just been released by the Ministry of Information and Communications, by the end of 2013, the number of mobile subscribers (2G, 3G) in Vietnam had fallen by nearly 8 million compared with the previous year, to 123 million subscribers.

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Foreign-invested enterprises receive too many tax incentives: survey

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Foreign-invested enterprises receive too many tax incentives: survey

VietNamNet Bridge – Recent surveys about the tax policies applied to foreign-invested enterprises (FIEs) show that Vietnamese have become choosier about foreign direct investment (FDI) and FIEs (foreign-invested enterprises).

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Tunnel preserves memories of wartime

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Tunnel preserves memories of wartime

VietNamNet Bridge – Ky Anh tunnel, which played a vital role in the American war, is being restored as a tourist destination.

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Online newspapers warned about using “programmatic ads”

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Online newspapers warned about using “programmatic ads”

VietNamNet Bridge – Programmatic advertisement, a smart technology believed to be a new solution for the digital ad market, may bring high risks to online newspapers, as he content of the ads is not controlled before they appear on websites.

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No-man’s land

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No-man’s land

VietNamNet Bridge – Drug addicts roam the street, indulging themselves into heroin orgies, littering syringes and needles after use at public places like in no-man’s land, and putting the people in HCMC at risk, all without being checked or deterred.

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Vietnam to have friendly matches before AFF Cup 2014

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Vietnam to have friendly matches before AFF Cup 2014

VietNamNet Bridge – The national football squad will play friendly against Bahrain, the Republic of Korea (RoK), Palestine and Malaysia in October and November in preparation for the Southeast Asian Football (AFF) Championships which Vietnam will co-host with Singapore.

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