Green infrastructure for small and medium sized cities discussed

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Mega-cities and big cities have endured dangerous impact from climate change, but small- and medium-sized towns will suffer the most, according to experts.

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Climate infrastructure needed

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Climate infrastructure needed

Mega-cities and big cities have endured dangerous impact from climate change, but small- and medium-sized towns will suffer the most, according to experts.

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Beef environment cost 10 times that of other livestock

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Beef environment cost 10 times that of other livestock

A new study suggests that the production of beef is around 10 times more damaging to the environment than any other form of livestock.

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New tendering law challenges foreign pharma producers

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New tendering law challenges foreign pharma producers

On November 26, 2013, the National Assembly passed the new Law on Tendering which took effect from July 1, 2014. The enactment of this new law, which replaced the former Law on Tendering (2005), relates to state management in the tendering process and governs the responsibilities of concerned parties and tendering activities.

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Seminar gives updates on asbestos-related diseases

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Seminar gives updates on asbestos-related diseases

The Ministries of Health, and Science and Technology, in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO), have held a scientific seminar on asbestos, a kind of mineral used in construction, and its deadly impact on workers’ lives.

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HSBC: investors do not change view on Vietnam

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HSBC: investors do not change view on Vietnam

(VOV) - The evaluation is based on a stable inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into Vietnam, according to HSBC global research.

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WB, IFC pledge 4.2 billion USD credit to Philippines

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WB, IFC pledge 4.2 billion USD credit to Philippines

The World Bank Group and its member International Financial Corporation (IFC) will provide loans of up to 4.2 billion USD to aid the Philippines’ efforts to reduce poverty, general jobs and sustain growth as the country recovers from the impact of a devastating typhoon and separatist rebellion.

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Typhoon Rammasun enters East Sea

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Typhoon Rammasun enters East Sea

Typhoon Rammasun entered the East Sea after traversing the central Philippines, becoming the second storm so far this year to impact Vietnam, according to the Central Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting Centre.

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Good nutrition to patients should be primary focus: Health Ministry

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Good nutrition to patients should be primary focus: Health Ministry

The impact of adequate food on patient outcome has been well documented since 2011; however, as many as hospitals have not had nutrition wards. According to the Ministry of Health’s latest survey, 30 percent of hospitals have no nutrition wards and most of them are hospitals in countryside districts.

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Freak storms to hit Vietnam this year

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Freak storms to hit Vietnam this year

(VOV) - Fewer storms are expected to directly hit Vietnam this year, but they appear more unusual than in previous years due to El Nino impact, according to weather experts.

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Workers apathetic about wage hike

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Workers apathetic about wage hike

VietNamNet Bridge – Workers are showing apathy toward the Vietnam National Wage Council’s effort to seek public opinion on how much the minimum wage should be increased by in 2015 due to it likely having little impact on their socio-economic status.

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First dengue vaccine 'shows promise'

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First dengue vaccine 'shows promise'

Scientists say they have developed the world's first vaccine against dengue fever seen to work in large-scale trials.

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Singapore hosts SEA climate change workshop

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Around 260 regional and international scientists, policy-makers, students and representatives from various sectors attended a recent workshop on climate change held in Singapore.

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Workers apathetic about wage hike

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Workers apathetic about wage hike

Workers are showing apathy toward the Vietnam National Wage Council’s effort to seek public opinion on how much the minimum wage should be increased by in 2015 due to it likely having little impact on their socio-economic status.

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Vietnamese businesses express optimism

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Although the Vietnamese economy is facing numerous difficulties, many businesses are said to have high hopes for their business activities in the second half of this year, the Vietnam Economic News reported on July 7.

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