Vietnam megacity speeds up ratification of $93mn Thu Thiem square, park project

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Vietnam megacity speeds up ratification of $93mn Thu Thiem square, park project

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has just issued an urgent dispatch to urge the municipal People’s Council – the local equivalent of the law-making National Assembly – to approve a gigantic project to build a large square and a riverside park at an estimated cost of VND1.97 trillion (nearly US$93 million).

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NGO asked to suspend surgery activities after 3 babies died in failed operations

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NGO asked to suspend surgery activities after 3 babies died in failed operations

Vietnamese health authorities have demanded that a non-governmental charity suspend its surgery activities across the country after three infants died in the organization’s medical operations last weekend.

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Culture Ministry sends dispatch on the appropriate use of animal statues in VN

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Culture Ministry sends dispatch on the appropriate use of animal statues in VN

VietNamNet Bridge – On Tuesday the Department of Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition sent photos to all 63 provinces and cities of sacred animal statues that have been used for centuries as “guards” at temples in Vietnam.

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Vietnam weather agency warns of flashflood, landslides in northern region

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Vietnam weather agency warns of flashflood, landslides in northern region

Vietnamese northern provinces are experiencing heavy rains that can combine with rising river water to cause flashflood and landslides, the National Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting Center warned Monday as cold nap hit the region.

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Efforts stepped up to curb bird flu

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The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development yesterday sent its urgent dispatch to local governments and agencies asking to take strong measures to combat the H5N1 bird flu virus.

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Vietnam alerts for bird flu outbreaks

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As bird flu outbreaks occurred in flocks of chicken in breeding farms in the norther province of Lang Son and the central province of Ha Tinh, the Ministry of Health August 15 sent it urgent dispatch to provincial and municipal people's committee chairpersons asking to fight against the disease.

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Efforts made to prevent new avian flu strain A/H5N6

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The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has issued an emergency dispatch asking cities and provinces nationwide to deploy measures to prevent the new avian flu virus A/H5N6.

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Sacombank ties up deal to co-operate with Viettel

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Sacombank and Viettel corporation will boost co-operation under an agreement signed on Tuesday.

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Vietnam applies medical declaration to prevent Ebola virus disease

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From August 15, passengers from in Ebola-affected countries entering Vietnam must fill a medical declaration at the border gate as per the Ministry of Health’s decision.

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Specific policies essential to spur Central Highland growth

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More mechanisms and policies designed specifically for the Central Highlands are needed in order to spur socio-economic development in this region and 29 mountainous district bordering the five Central Highland provinces, heard a conference in Lam Dong province on July 30.

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Vietnam demands China to never again bring oil rig back to Vietnamese waters

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Vietnam demands China to never again bring oil rig back to Vietnamese waters

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has asked China not to bring a giant drilling rig back to a block in Vietnamese waters or dispatch any other rigs to the site or any other areas in Vietnamese waters.

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Measures to curb traffic accidents intensified

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Measures to curb traffic accidents intensified

Deputy Chairman of the National Traffic Safety Committee Dinh La Thang has asked relevant agencies to intensify measures to curb traffic accidents, especially on highway black spots.

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China asked not to take rig back for peace in East Sea

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China asked not to take rig back for peace in East Sea

Viet Nam demands China not take its oil rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 back or dispatch any other rigs to Viet Nam's oil and gas Block 143 or any other areas belonging to Viet Nam's waters as prescribed by the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) in order to create a peaceful and stable environment in the East Sea, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Hai Binh has said.

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China asked not to take rig back for peace in East Sea

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China asked not to take rig back for peace in East Sea

Vietnam demands China not take its oil rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 back or dispatch any other rigs to Vietnam’s oil and gas Block 143 or any other areas belonging to Vietnam’s waters as prescribed by UNCLOS 1982.

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Vinalines appealing $3.1 million fine

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Vinalines appealing $3.1 million fine

A big player in the local shipping industry, Vinalines is faced with having to pay a fine amounting to VND65 billion ($3.1 million). The fine is the result of a contract violation involving Vinalines’ implementation of its Van Phong international transshipment port project in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa.

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