Nation set to impose higher taxes on tobacco

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Nation set to impose higher taxes on tobacco

Vietnam is set to apply higher taxes, along with other stricter measures, on cigarette trading to limit consumption.

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HCM City urged to adopt bold measures for flood control

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HCM City urged to adopt bold measures for flood control

Flood experts have called for the Ho Chi Minh City government to adopt drastic measures to control flooding here in the city; otherwise, the city will not be able to solve this chronic problem in future, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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SOE equitisation falling behind schedule: ministry

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The equitisation of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) is lagging behind schedule as only 75 SOEs were equitised during the first ten months of this year, the Ministry of Finance said on November 3.

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SOE equitisation falling behind schedule: ministry

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SOE equitisation falling behind schedule: ministry

The equitisation of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) is lagging behind schedule as only 75 SOEs were equitised during the first ten months of this year, the Ministry of Finance said on November 3.

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Drunk driving cause 70 percent of road accidents in Vietnam

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Drunk driving is the cause of 70 percent of traffic accidents in Vietnam, Office Chief of the National Traffic Safety Committee Nguyen Trong Thai said, urging drastic measures to tackle the problem.

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UNESCO chair warns Hue to take drastic preservation measures

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UNESCO chair warns Hue to take drastic preservation measures

The UNESCO Chair of Heritage and Urbanism urged at a Saturday seminar that central Vietnam’s Thua Thien-Hue Province take drastic measures to better safeguard Hue - the country’s imperial capital - or else the heritage may face being enlisted as endangered or even have its UNESCO World Heritage Site title revoked.

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Gov’t commits to SOEs equitization plan in 2015

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VGP – The Government would take drastic measures to speed up equitization of 432 State-owned enterprises (SOEs) and withdrawal of non-core business capital.

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President listens to voters' opinions

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Voters in HCM City yesterday told President Truong Tan Sang that the State should issue policies that encourage application of scientific advancements in production so as to make local products more competitive.

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President meets voters in Ho Chi Minh City

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President meets voters in Ho Chi Minh City

President Truong Tan Sang on October 14 met with voters in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 and 3, who contributed constructive ideas to address pressing socio-economic issues facing the country.

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Non-infectious diseases increasing due to improper diet

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Uncontagious diseases are on upward trend owing to improper diet, said Dr. Le Bach Mai, deputy head of the National Institute of Nutrition.

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Weekly press digest – September 29 – October 5

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VN consumers increasingly favour locally made products

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The “Vietnamese people prioritize using Vietnamese goods” campaign has been very successful in building customer trust in the quality of Vietnamese products.

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War severs Ukraine’s industrial arteries as economy sinks

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War severs Ukraine’s industrial arteries as economy sinks

The bloody conflict in Ukraine’s east is severing the arteries that connect the nation’s economy.

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Poverty projected to fall by experts

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The rate of households living under the poverty line in Viet Nam is expected to remain below five per cent in 2015 and fall by about 1.5 per cent annually until 2020.

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PM: Drastic measures needed to realize GDP growth target

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PM: Drastic measures needed to realize GDP growth target

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung requested drastic measures be taken to achieve a gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of 5.8 percent this year during his final speech at the Government’s regular meeting on September 29-30.

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