Scare mongering rumors keeping Ebola alive: Hunter

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Hargreaves Lansdown Head of Equities Richard Hunter discusses the impact of Ebola on various companies and whether or not the panic is warranted. He speaks with Francine Lacqua and Guy Johnson on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.”

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Tax not the solution to online gaming issue

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VietnamNet English 4 day(s) ago

Tax not the solution to online gaming issue

VietNamNet Bridge – A 10 per cent tax on the online gaming industry recently proposed by the Ministry of Finance aims to address the connection between the increase in gaming addiction and game-related crimes among youngsters by charging them more to fuel their addiction.

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U.S. travel ban could sour ties with Ebola-hit nations

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U.S. travel ban could sour ties with Ebola-hit nations

The first casualty of a possible U.S. ban on travel to and from Ebola-stricken West African nations could be Washington's ties with the region and, to a lesser degree, travel and resources businesses exposed to it.

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Fuel price cuts have no impact

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Fuel price cuts have no impact

The prices of consumer goods and services remained the same in spite of the sharp cut in petrol and oil prices this year.

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ODA for Long Thanh airport not to affect public debt

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

ODA for Long Thanh airport not to affect public debt

VietNamNet Bridge – The impact, if any, of ODA loans on the Long Thanh international airport project on gross domestic product (GDP) would not be considerable, especially in 2016-2019, Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Hong Truong said last week.

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Weighing up the pros and cons of the ‘vice tax’ rise

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

Weighing up the pros and cons of the ‘vice tax’ rise

The National Assembly is considering an increase in special consumption tax on cigarettes, beer, wine and spirits. Daniel A. Witt, president of Washington DC-based International Tax and Investment Centre (ITIC) discussed with VIR’s Thanh Tung about the possible impact the tax rises would have.

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NA Committee examines report on climate change policy implementation

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The 32nd session of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee continued on October 8 with a focus on the implementation of policies and law on climate change mitigation in the Mekong Delta.

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NA Committee examines report on climate change policy implementation

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

The 32nd session of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee continued on October 8 with a focus on the implementation of policies and laws on climate change mitigation in the Mekong Delta.

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Horror footage of Bianchi Formula One crash emerges

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Horror footage of Bianchi Formula One crash emerges

The film, posted on YouTube, shows Jules Bianchi's Marussia slamming into the back of a recovery vehicle. The impact, which appears to be at around Bianchi's helmet height, shears off the air intake cover that protrudes above the back of the driver's head.

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Vietnam aims to raise public awareness of GMOs

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

Vietnam aims to raise public awareness of GMOs

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Academy of Journalism and Communication today hosted a half-day workshop in Hanoi titled “The Importance and Impact of Communications in the future adoption of Genetically Modified (GM) Crops in Vietnam”.

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Coastal forests crucial to fighting climate change: DPM Hai

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Coastal forests crucial to fighting climate change: DPM Hai

Deputy Hoang Trung Hai underlined the role of forests in coastal areas in coping with climate change and sea level rise during a meeting with a Government committee on forest development and protection on October 6.

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Vietnam set to grow GM crops next year

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Cultivation of genetically-modified (GM) new strains are expected to start next year, with a target to expand the area under cultivation of GM crops to between 30 percent and 50 percent of the total farmland by 2020, the English language news portal VietNamNet Bridge quoted an agriculture researcher as saying.

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GM crops targeted to make up 30-50% of cultivation

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

GM crops targeted to make up 30-50% of cultivation

VietNamNet Bridge – The Government wants to start cultivating new strains of genetically-modified (GM) crops next year with a target to expand the area under cultivation of GM crops to between 30% and 50% of the total farmland by 2020, said an agriculture researcher.

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Beer consumption declines following tax hike: study

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

The consumption of beer in Viet Nam in Q1 this year fell by 7.5 per cent compared with last year following a 5-per cent increase in the product's special consumption tax.

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Experts say assessment of Laos’ dam unconvincing

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Experts say assessment of Laos’ dam unconvincing

VietNamNet Bridge – Experts have cast doubt on the environment impact statement for the project to build Don Sahong dam over the Mekong River in Laos, saying if the neighboring country proceeds with the project, the Mekong Delta region will be adversely affected.

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