Motorbikes will persist until Vietnam metro offers real public transit option: experts

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

International experts attending the recent Asia Public Policy Forum in Ho Chi Minh City this month estimated that the town would continue to rely on motorbikes for at least a couple more decades despite having some of Asia’ worst traffic.

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Meeting honours blood donors

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Meeting honours blood donors

A ceremony honouring 100 prominent blood donors nationwide and marking World Blood Donor Day was held in Hanoi on June 14.

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Nick Vujicic inspires Vietnamese youths again

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

Nick Vujicic inspires Vietnamese youths again

The famous Australian public speaker Nick Vujicic, who was born without limbs, shared his stories of human survival amid adversity as he returned to Vietnam for the televised gala “Toa sang nghi luc Viet” (Shining Vietnamese Will ) in Hanoi on May 24, inspiring audiences nationwide to follow suit.

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Locals' support key to success of new rural development

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

After three years implementing a national programme on new rural development, 11 communes in five Central Highland provinces have satisfied all the 19 of the programme’s criteria thanks to their efforts in mobilising support from the people, reported radio The Voice of Vietnam.

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Poor people in Can Tho sell kidneys out of desperation

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Poor people in Can Tho sell kidneys out of desperation

Dozens of poor people in a commune in the southern city of Can Tho decided to sell their kidneys to help their families escape poverty.

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Cooking gas prices down on global falls

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SaigonTimes English 4 month(s) ago

Cooking gas prices down on global falls

HCMC - Domestic gas retail prices will go down by over VND1,300 per kilo, or VND16,000 per 12-kilo cylinder, from today on falling global prices, raising hopes that fuel prices would follow suit soon as wholesalers are making gains from these products.

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Rice exports rely too much on government policy: expert

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Rice exports rely too much on government policy: expert

Government policies encourage the production of low-quality rice at the expense of high-quality rice producers, affecting the country’s competitiveness, according to one expert.

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State officers in Hoi An to go to work by bike

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

State officers in Hoi An to go to work by bike

All state officers in Hoi An will start going to work by bike beginning March 25, said Nguyen Van Dung, Vice Chairman of the Hoi An Town People’s Committee.

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Milk prices controlled

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VOV News English 5 month(s) ago

Milk prices controlled

(VOV) - The Ministry of Finance will cooperate with the relevant bodies to carefully manage domestic milk prices after one milk trader raised its retail price and with other traders expected to follow suit.

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MoF monitors rising price of milk

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) plans to closely manage domestic milk prices, in cooperation with relevant bodies, given that one milk trader has increased its prices while others plan to follow suit.

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Catfish industry remains unharmed over new US law

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Catfish industry remains unharmed over new US law

Despite concerns that the 2014 Farm Bill would affect the exports of Vietnamese catfish into the US, the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers asserted on Tuesday that the country’s pangasius industry faces no immediate impact from the new law.

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Thai national security council warns of violence

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

Thai National Security Council (NSC) Secretary-General Paradorn Pattanatabut said marches by anti-government protesters could be more violent next week and the government will consider an emergency decree if necessary.

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Petrolimex posts massive profits behind closed doors

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Petrolimex posts massive profits behind closed doors

Vietnam’s largest fuel wholesaler Petrolimex held a meeting to summarize its 2013 operations on Sunday, but local press was not allowed to attend the event and only learned of the financial figures released behind closed doors a day later.

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Petrolimex posts massive profits behind closed doors

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Petrolimex posts massive profits behind closed doors

Vietnam’s largest fuel wholesaler Petrolimex held a meeting to summarize its 2013 operations on Sunday, but local press was not allowed to attend the event and only learned of the financial figures released behind closed doors a day later.

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Chinese, Russian, Arabic language web addresses on the way

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 9 month(s) ago

Chinese, Russian, Arabic language web addresses on the way

The first-ever non-Latin language website address domains are on their way, the Internet's overlords said Wednesday.

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