Over $33 million for poverty alleviation in Ha Giang

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Over $33 million for poverty alleviation in Ha Giang

VGP - Thirty communes in five districts in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang will benefit from a $33 million poverty reduction project, according to Nguyen Minh Tien, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee.

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Bears starved to death in Vietnam as captors claim bile ban took away income

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Bears starved to death in Vietnam as captors claim bile ban took away income

Two bears die at Nong Trang Bear Farm in Quang Ninh Province's Ha Long City on January 29, 2014. Photo credit: Lao Dong

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Seagate Technology reports fiscal second quarter 2015 results

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Seagate Technology reports fiscal second quarter 2015 results

Seagate Technology Plc, a world leader in hard disk drives and storage solutions, today reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2015 ended January 2, 2015.

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Rice research institute urged to lead region in new technologies

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President Truong Tan Sang encouraged the Mekong Delta Rice Research Institute to master cutting-edge technologies, especially biotechnology, to become a leader amongst agricultural science institutes in Southeast Asia.

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Power tariffs to rise 9.5 per cent

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Power tariffs to rise 9.5 per cent

Electricity tariffs will be hiked up to 9.5 per cent in 2015, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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Rice Research Institute seeks to lead Southeast Asia

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Rice Research Institute seeks to lead Southeast Asia

The Mekong Delta Rice Research Institute should master new cutting-edge technologies, especially biotechnology, to become one of the leading institutes of agricultural science in the Southeast Asian region.

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Over 33 million USD for poverty alleviation in Ha Giang

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Thirty communes in five districts in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang will benefit from a 33 million USD poverty reduction project, according to Nguyen Minh Tien, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee.

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EVN could go bankrupt if it cannot raise electricity prices, ministry says

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EVN could go bankrupt if it cannot raise electricity prices, ministry says

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has voiced its support for Electricity of Vietnam’s (EVN) plan to raise retail electricity prices, saying that it would go bankrupt if not allowed to do so.

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EVN, electricity prices and income per capita

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EVN, electricity prices and income per capita

VietNamNet Bridge – The electricity price in the country is scheduled to increase by 9.5 percent after Tet (February 2015) to VND1,652.19 per kwh, leaving questions about whether the price is appropriate.

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Tay Ninh plans 11 social housing projects

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Tay Ninh plans 11 social housing projects

To meet the housing demand of low-income earners, the southern province of Tay Ninh will build seven social housing projects with 2,385 units to supply accommodation for nearly 10,000 people, and four others with over 2,000 rooms for nearly 20,000 workers at industrial parks.

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How do Vietnamese spend their money?

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How do Vietnamese spend their money?

VietNamNet Bridge - According to the latest figures published by Nielsen market research firm, 85 out of 100 Vietnamese people are changing their consumption habits.

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Vietnam factory workers resort to sidewalk peddling for extra income ahead of Tet

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Vietnam factory workers resort to sidewalk peddling for extra income ahead of Tet

The sidewalks along streets and markets near industrial parks in Ho Chi Minh City have recently become busier with workers performing an extra job for more income to go back home to celebrate the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

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Enterprises relish low corporate income tax

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A recently-released World Bank report showed that Vietnam’s effective corporate income tax rate (CIT) stands at 15.7 percent, proving to be more attractive than Singapore (17 percent), Indonesia (16.7 percent), Thailand (17.9 percent) and Malaysia (21 percent).

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Healthcare offered to Phnom Penh's poor

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Healthcare offered to Phnom Penh's poor

The Association of Vietnamese in Cambodia, the Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (COVA)'s HCM City branch and Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine on Saturday provided free medical checkups and goods for 500 poor Vietnamese and Cambodian people living in Phnom Penh.

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HCM City takes steps to lower poverty rate

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HCM City takes steps to lower poverty rate

Giap Thi Tuy Anh of Tan Binh District raised her annual income to more than VND16 million (US$762), the cut-off for the city's poverty line, with loans provided by HCM City's poverty eradication and hunger elimination fund.

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