27th International Biology Olympiad opens in Hanoi

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27th International Biology Olympiad opens in Hanoi

The 27th International Biology Olympiad (IBO) kicked off in Hanoi on July 17, drawing 264 students and 238 teachers from 71 nations and territories.

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Japan election manifestos free LGBT rights from political closet

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago 2 related news

When openly gay independent candidate Wataru Ishizaka campaigned for a 2007 Tokyo local election, people snickered at his speeches, but now even Japan's conservative ruling party mentions gay rights in its platform for this year's upper house election.

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Workshop raises awareness of not using rare wildlife products

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Workshop raises awareness of not using rare wildlife products

A workshop was held in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on June 23 to intensify communication calling for people to stop using products from endangered and rare animals and plants.

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International preschool offers creativity and diversity

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

International preschool offers creativity and diversity

Anne Hill is owner and principal of Anne Hill International School – a new International School in Ho Chi Minh City, which caters to children from 18 months to six years. Anne is a Singaporean who has lived and taught in many countries with a long-standing career in early childhood development. She spoke with VIR about upcoming plans for her school and her views on pre-school education in Vietnam.

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HCM City a hub for illegal animal trade

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HCM City a hub for illegal animal trade

HCM City is one of the hotspots of illegal trade and consumption of wildlife and plants, experts have said.

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China’s actions in East Sea destroy coral reefs: US ecologist

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

China’s actions in East Sea destroy coral reefs: US ecologist

Dredging and filling activities during China’s illegal construction and reinforcement of man-made islands in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago have caused considerable losses of and irreversible damage to the ecosystem here, particularly beautiful and unique coral reefs.

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White male cabinet raises fears of backsliding in diverse Brazil

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Interim president Michel Temer's all white, male cabinet raises fears that steps toward diversity and social inclusion under leftist rule will be left to slide backwards.

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KPMG putting people first

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KPMG putting people first

Over the past 20 years, KPMG in Vietnam has expanded from a small auditing and accounting firm to become one of the largest professional services providers in the country. A large part of the firm’s success can be attributed to its partners and the 1,000 professionals working for them. VIR’s Hoang Anh talked to Paul Huynh, KPMG Vietnam and Cambodia’s director of People, to understand more about KPMG’s unique “People First” culture.

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Hue, the forgotten tourism hub of central Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

Hue, the forgotten tourism hub of central Vietnam

Once the leading tourist destination in central Vietnam, the city of Hue is now falling behind its neighbors due to failure to diversify its tourism products.

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Wildlife trafficking poses risks to public health

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Wildlife trafficking poses risks to public health

Wildlife trafficking in Vietnam and the high demand for exotic meat, jewelry, medicine and even pets is a threat not only to bio-diversity, but also to public health, according to environment experts.

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Oscars red carpet underway, suspense over Chris Rock monologue

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Oscars red carpet underway, suspense over Chris Rock monologue

LOS ANGELES, Feb 28 - Hollywood's biggest stars streamed onto the world's most famous red carpet on Sunday ahead of an Academy Awards ceremony marked by suspense over the likely best picture winner and how host Chris Rock will address the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that has dominated awards season.

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U Minh Thuong becomes Vietnam’s 8th Ramsar site

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

U Minh Thuong becomes Vietnam’s 8th Ramsar site

The U Minh Thuong National Park in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang was recognised as Vietnam’s 8th Ramsar site at a ceremony held on February 22.

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Life in Vietnam a lark, say expats

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago

Life in Vietnam a lark, say expats

Wayne Worrell explains why he left home in Britain and lives in Vietnam: "It is much easier to earn money, and things are cheaper."

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Highway project causes diversity loss for forest

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Highway project causes diversity loss for forest

The construction of Cam Lo-Tuy Loan highway crossing through Bach Ma National Park, central Thua Thien Hue Province will have an adverse effect on ecology; however, there is no other choice for the location of the project, according to authorities.

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Vietnam’s cultural integration

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VOV News English 7 month(s) ago

Vietnam’s cultural integration

(VOV) - Vietnam became a member of the ASEAN Community on December 31st, 2015. This creates a chance for Vietnam to further promote cultural integration and its cultural identity.

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