Rigid traditional attitudes that confine women to the exclusive role of domestic caregivers while freeing men for everything else are the basic cause of gender inequality in Vietnam, a new study finds.
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Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai called for NATO troops to leave Afghan villages and confine themselves to major bases after the slaughter of 16 civilians by a U.S. soldier, underscoring fury over the massacre and clouding U.S. exit plans.
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VietNamNet Bridge – At the age of 33, Nguyen Phu Son in Hoang Mai district, Hanoi--has to confine himself in his bedroom both day and night because of his diabolic disease: being allergic to dirt and clothes.
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If the end can justify the means, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) is choosing the right course in consolidating its control over the gold market by petitioning the Government to impose State monopoly in gold processing and trading. In a draft decree already submitted to the Government for approval, the central bank sets tough conditions for those bullion traders who want to maintain manufacturing and trading in the industry. Provisions in the draft decree, in effect, will confine gold...
VietNamNet Bridge – To cease drug addiction, some have to take sleeping pills continuously; some even cut their wrists, while some ask their families to confine or chain them. In the struggling against drugs, some are successful and some fail.
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Building processing factories in rural and mountainous areas will help narrow the gap between urban and rural areas and enable local people to escape poverty on a sustainable basis.
Housing and transport pressure coupled with other social issues is becoming a burden on urban areas and major cities.
Annually, tens of thousands of rural workers move to urban areas to seek jobs and accommodation, causing a lot of trouble for road users and food suppliers.
Con Cuong district alone in...
Hundreds of poor Hindu villagers in eastern India have refused to hand over a rare turtle to authorities, saying it is an incarnation of God, officials said on Tuesday.
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