Vietnamese goods hold sway in domestic market

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Vietnamese goods hold sway in domestic market

Locally-made products have won consumers’ favor since a campaign titled “Vietnamese priorities Vietnamese goods” was launched five years ago, President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has said.

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Supreme Court declines to intervene in gay marriage cases

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

Supreme Court declines to intervene in gay marriage cases

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up the hotly contested issue of gay marriage, a surprise move that will allow gay men and women to marry in five states where same-sex weddings were previously banned.

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Principal admits to “receiving gifts” from students, calling bribes a “necessity”

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Principal admits to “receiving gifts” from students, calling bribes a “necessity”

VietNamNet Bridge – The educational sector has been shaken by a statement from a high school headmaster that “giving and receiving gifts” is “the same old story” that has occurred regularly at schools.

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Wary of air strikes, Islamic State insurgents change tactics

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Wary of air strikes, Islamic State insurgents change tactics

Islamic State militants are changing tactics in the face of U.S. air strikes in northern Iraq, ditching conspicuous convoys in favor of motorcycles and planting their black flags on civilian homes, tribal sources and eyewitnesses say.

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Obama thanks Congress for vote to aid Syrian rebels

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

During annual congressional picnic, U.S. President Barack Obama thanks members for voting in favor of arming and training moderate Syrian rebels to combat Islamic State.

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Scottish independence campaign

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Scottish independence campaign

Pro and anti-independence supporters wave posters outside a campaign event in favor of the union in Clydebank, Scotland, September 16, 2014. The referendum on Scottish independence will take place on September 18, when Scotland will vote whether or not to end the 307-year-old union with the rest of the United Kingdom. Photo: Reuters/Dylan Martinez

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National Electronic Authentication Center established

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Báo điện tử CP English 1 month(s) ago

VGP – The PM has agreed with the establishment of the National Electronic Authentication Center (NEAC) under the Ministry of Information and Communications.

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Vietnam's demographics favor `strong growth': Do

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Khiem Do, Hong Kong-based head of Asian multi-asset strategy at Baring Asset Management Ltd., talks about the outlook for Vietnam. He speaks with Angie Lau on Bloomberg Television's "Asia Edge."

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U.S. court rejects gay-marriage bans as 'implausible'

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U.S. court rejects gay-marriage bans as 'implausible'

A U.S. appeals court judge known for his outspoken views described arguments by Wisconsin and Indiana defending bans on gay marriage as "totally implausible" on Thursday, in a ruling in favor of same-sex couples.

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GM food production ban proposed

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GM food production ban proposed

VietNamNet Bridge – Government agencies have agreed on a proposed ban on the production of genetically-modified (GM) food as one of the business fields suggested for prohibition in draft amendments to the Investment Law and the Enterprise Law to be sent to the National Assembly at its eighth sitting later this year.

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VN seeks WB’s support to sustainable poverty reduction

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VN seeks WB’s support to sustainable poverty reduction

VGP - Chairman of the Central Committee of the Viet Nam Fatherland Front Nguyen Thien Nhan has proposed the World Bank (WB) facilitate Viet Nam's access to more sources of non-refundable aid to serve sustainable poverty reduction.

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Foreign investors ask for more space in Vietnam's economy

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Foreign investors said they have many reasons to favor Vietnam over most other Asian markets, but the government needs to relinquish additional control to them.

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China slanders Vietnam at UN

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China slanders Vietnam at UN

VietNamNet Bridge – China has been engaging increasingly in impudent behavior in recent days as it continues to argue in favor of its aggressive acts in the East Sea.

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National e-commerce development program passed

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National e-commerce development program passed

VGP – The PM has signed a decision approving the National E-commerce Development Program in the 2014-2020 period.

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Lunch Beat: Luncheon with Swedish style

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Lunch Beat: Luncheon with Swedish style

When it comes to lunch breaks, the laissez-faire French like to take two hours out of their workday to savour their food with their colleagues while the workaholic Americans prefer having takeaways in front of their computers. Meanwhile, some Vietnamese prefer to have a quick lunch before taking a short nap in the office. In Sweden more and more workers are forgoing their leisure lunches in favor of “Lunch Beat”.

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