Vietnam demand for rhino horn falls 38% over effective awareness campaign: polls

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Vietnam demand for rhino horn falls 38% over effective awareness campaign: polls

A public communication campaign launched last year to raise awareness of the misbelieved medicinal properties of rhino horn in Vietnam seems to have worked as poll results released on Thursday show demand for the substance has dipped sharply in the Southeast Asian country.

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US$ 1,3 million spent for educational charity activities in last school year

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Over VND28.6 billion (US$ 1,348,204) has been spent for charity activities in educational facilities.

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Why schools in England are teaching 5-year-olds how to code

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Why schools in England are teaching 5-year-olds how to code

At the start of the fall semester last month, England's state-run schools began introducing its youngest students to a concept that would confuse most of their parents: algorithms.

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Philippines to pursue Abu Sayyaf after Germans freed

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Philippines to pursue Abu Sayyaf after Germans freed

Philippine police and military will continue to pursue members of Abu Sayyaf in the nation’s south after the group freed two German hostages last night, military chief General Gregorio Pio Catapang said.

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Prosecutors want Pistorius in jail for at least 10 years

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Prosecutors call for Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius to be jailed for at least 10 years for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day last year.

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Construction projects, share sales boost HAGL figures

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

Property developer Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) reported VND777.5 billion (US$36.6 million) in revenues in the third quarter of this year, mostly from construction deals and share sales.

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Viet Nam approves ETF licence

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The State Securities Commission has granted a license to SSIAM HNX30, the second domestic exchange-traded fund (ETF), which the SSI Fund Management is handling.

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HCM City sees FDI surge by 98%

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HCM City attracted US$2.93 billion of registered capital from foreign-direct investment (FDI) projects this year, an increase of 97.85 per cent compared to the same period last year, according to the HCM City's Department of Planning and Investment.

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Rhino horn demand in Vietnam drops by more than one third

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Rhino horn demand in Vietnam drops by more than one third

(VOV) -The demand for rhino horn in Vietnam has dropped by 38% over last year, according to a survey conducted by the Humane Society International (HSI) and the Vietnam Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

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U.S. to recognize gay marriages performed in seven more states

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The U.S. government will recognize same-sex marriages in seven more states, after the Supreme Court last week paved the way for gays and lesbians to get married in a handful of states and some appeals court rulings followed suit, the Justice Department said on Friday.

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German journal retracts Vietnam scholars’ asthma treatment article over ethical problems

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An article on asthma treatment written by a Vietnamese scholar together with his wife and released in a German journal has been withdrawn on account of ethical concerns after it was published in May last year.

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Hotel brawl stems from ‘ugly wife’ tease?

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Hotel brawl stems from ‘ugly wife’ tease?

As police continue investigations into a fight involving foreigners at a grand hotel in the northern city of Hai Phong last weekend, more details have emerged from insiders.

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Japan pledges $2bn loan for Long Thanh airport project: Vietnam deputy minister

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Japan pledges $2bn loan for Long Thanh airport project: Vietnam deputy minister

The premiers of Japan and Vietnam reached an agreement on an official development assistance (ODA) loan for the latter to fund a mega airport-building project – proposed by the Ministry of Transport – as early as late last year, Pham Quy Tieu, Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Transport, said Friday.

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Rhino horn demand in Vietnam drops by more than a third

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Rhino horn demand in Vietnam drops by more than a third

(VOV) -The demand for rhino horn in Vietnam has dropped by 38% over last year, according to a survey conducted by the Humane Society International (HSI) and the Vietnam Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

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Six Vietnamese sailors went overboard for Japanese dreams

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The Department of Overseas Labor has confirmed that six Vietnamese sailors decided to ditch their jobs on a Taiwanese fishing boat by leaping into Japanese waters, last Saturday.

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