Being busy never an excuse for not keeping fit: expats

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Being busy never an excuse for not keeping fit: expats

Editor's note: Expat Dutchman Joost van Vliet, who calls himself a keen triathlete, has shared his opinion with Tuoi Tre News: being busy is never an excuse for not doing exercise.

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Ministers address the envelope syndrome

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Ministers address the envelope syndrome

Minister of Transport Truong Quang Nghia was frank in exposing the continuing problem of corruption by saying that the officials were distracted by cash-stuffed envelopes while working.

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Vietnamese kindergarten teacher caught on camera tossing children 'like toys'

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

A private kindergarten in Ho Chi Minh City has fired a teacher after she was found mistreating some of the children she was taking care of.

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Vietnamese man jailed for robbing British tourist

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Vietnamese man jailed for robbing British tourist

A court in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday sentenced a local man to four years in jail for snatching a bag from a British tourist last year.

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Here are some ideas for a unique Valentine's Day in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Here are some ideas for a unique Valentine's Day in Vietnam

Valentine's Day will fall on a weekend this year. That means your significant other may expect a little more from you and there is a very slim chance you will get away with that "But I had to work all day" excuse.

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Dozens of students in Vietnam’s central ethnic villages found smoking cannabis

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Dozens of students in Vietnam’s central ethnic villages found smoking cannabis

Police have summoned a large number of students from ethnic villages in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak for smoking cannabis, which is banned in Vietnam, and offered to excuse them in this instance so they can continue their studies.

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Capital plans to bury cables underground on 200 streets

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VietnamPlus English 12 month(s) ago

Capital plans to bury cables underground on 200 streets

Overhead electrical and telecommunications cables on 200 streets in Hanoi will be dismantled and buried underground this year.

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More than 50 Islamic State child soldiers killed in Syria in 2015

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Báo Đầu Tư English 12 month(s) ago 1 related news

More than 50 Islamic State child soldiers killed in Syria in 2015

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says it has documented the deaths of 52 child soldiers, all under the age of 16, who had been part of IS's "Cubs of the Caliphate" programme.

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Capital plans to bury cables underground on 200 streets

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VOV News English 12 month(s) ago

Overhead electrical and telecommunications cables on 200 streets in Hanoi will be dismantled and buried underground this year.

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Simple truth: Vietnam just not 'serious about tourism'

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Báo Thanh Niên English 39 month(s) ago

Simple truth: Vietnam just not 'serious about tourism'

A recent article in Tuoi Tre, translated and reprinted in Vietweek and Thanh Nien News as "Why We Fail and Why They Succeed," took a very reductive look at the reasons why Thailand is a hugely popular tourist destination and why Vietnam isn't.

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Canadian MP can't sit tight for vote

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Báo Thanh Niên English 17 month(s) ago

Politics becomes especially personal for Canadian parliament member Pat Martin who offers a "tight underwear" excuse to explain why he briefly left his seat during a vote.

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In Vietnam, the shorter the distance gets, the more belligerent cabbies become

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 18 month(s) ago

In Vietnam, the shorter the distance gets, the more belligerent cabbies become

Passengers flagging down a taxi at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City should expect to be scolded by the cabbies if they are to travel a short distance.

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Tips to turn down cold calls, promotional sales in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 19 month(s) ago

Tips to turn down cold calls, promotional sales in Vietnam

Cold calls and promotional sales have caused much trouble for people in Vietnam in recent times so locals have come up with various ways to deal with them and turn down the offers.

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In Vietnam, drunk drivers use any excuse to avoid breath alcohol tests

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 19 month(s) ago

In Vietnam, drunk drivers use any excuse to avoid breath alcohol tests

“I am from [the office of] Mr. X, so you don’t need to make me take a breath alcohol test,” said a drunk driver to a traffic policeman.

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Transport fares must be lower: Deputy Minister

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SaiGon GP English 21 month(s) ago 1 related news

Deputy Minister of Transportation Nguyen Hong Truong on November 10 said that there was no excuse for not reducing transportation fares while gasoline prices had declined for the ninth time this year.

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