ASEAN defines goals for post-2015 competition

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ASEAN defines goals for post-2015 competition

The ASEAN Experts Group on Competition (AEGC) held a meeting at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta on September 9-10 to develop a joint vision and strategic plan for post-2015 competition.

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Vietnam rethinks approach to tobacco smuggling policy

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Vietnam rethinks approach to tobacco smuggling policy

Several experts have said that Vietnam should improve the domestic tobacco industry to reduce the demand for smuggled tobacco.

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APEC Tourism Working Group Meeting concludes

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The 45th APEC Tourism Working Group Meeting concluded in Macao on September 11 with a consensus on strengthening tourism cooperation.

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Vietnam-Vatican working group concludes fifth meeting

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Vietnam-Vatican working group concludes fifth meeting

The Vietnam-Vatican Joint Working Group held its fifth meeting in Hanoi on September 10-11, reaching a consensus that positive progress has been made on the Vietnam-Vatican relations.

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VFF President emphasises mission of listening to public opinions

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VFF President emphasises mission of listening to public opinions

Listening to the public is a mission of Fatherland Front chapters at all levels, particularly in the lead-up to the 8th national congress of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF), the VFF Central Committee President Nguyen Thien Nhan said in an interview granted to the press recently.

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Public information on nuclear power development discussed

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Public information on nuclear power development discussed

Opportunities and challenges in informing the public of nuclear power development were tabled at a workshop in Hanoi on September 10.

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Can China save Africa's elephants?

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Can China save Africa's elephants?

There’s no consensus on just how many of Africa’s elephants are left. The World Wildlife Fund, for example, estimates that the population could be as few as 470,000 and as many as 690,000. Whatever the exact figure, it’s clear that China’s demand for ivory has created significant financial incentives for poachers to hunt the herds that remain scattered across the continent.

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Singapore, India enhance defence partnership

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Singapore, India enhance defence partnership

Singapore and India have agreed to continue working together for stronger defence interactions.

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Viet Nam aims to foster bonds with Cambodia

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Viet Nam aims to foster bonds with Cambodia

Viet Nam gives priority to developing neighbourly relations, friendship and co-operation with Cambodia.

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Vietnam prioritises stronger cooperation with Cambodia

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Vietnam prioritises stronger cooperation with Cambodia

Vietnam always gives top priority to fostering and developing the sound neighborly relations, traditional friendship and multi-dimensional cooperation with Cambodia.

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Myanmar: fifth round of nationwide ceasefire talks concludes

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Myanmar: fifth round of nationwide ceasefire talks concludes

The Myanmar government and the National Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT) of ethnic armed groups have concluded their fifth round of talks on a nationwide ceasefire with consensus on many issues.

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Hanoi hosts multilateral diplomacy conference

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Nearly 200 domestic and foreign delegates will gather in Hanoi on August 12 for an international conference on multilateral foreign policy.

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Vietnam wage council suggests hiking min wages by $14.1-18.9 next year

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Vietnam wage council suggests hiking min wages by $14.1-18.9 next year

Vietnam’s National Wage Council has achieved a consensus that it will appeal to the government to raise the current minimum wages by VND300,000-400,000 ($14.1-18.9), depending on each region, in 2015.

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Ministry’s proposals for national high-school exam stir controversy

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Ministry’s proposals for national high-school exam stir controversy

VietNamNet Bridge – None of the three solutions suggested by the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) relating to the national high school exam organization has achieved a broad consensus among the public. Some educators have pointed out that all three are problematic.

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Philippine gov’t, rebels hold talks

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The Philippine Government and the largest Muslim rebel group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) began a new round of meetings on August 1 to draft a basic law called Bangsamoro that allows the establishment of an autonomous Muslim region in the south of the country.

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