Two provincial educators in Vietnam dismissed for shaking down test takers

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Two provincial educators in Vietnam dismissed for shaking down test takers

Two senior officials of a center for continuing education in northern Vietnam have been dismissed for accepting a total of VND 1 billion (US$50,000) in bribes from 40 test-takers - some of whom they failed.

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Lawmakers debate revised investment bill

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Lawmakers debate revised investment bill

The revised Investment Law should help ensure people's right to run businesses that are not prohibited by law, lawmakers said during a discussion yesterday.

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MoF pulls u-turn on fizzy beverage tax position

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MoF pulls u-turn on fizzy beverage tax position

The Ministry of Finance has decided not to include carbonated soft drinks in its list of items subject to special consumption tax – a radical shift from the policymaker’s previous view.

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New English version of bestselling Vietnames children’s book to be released in US

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New English version of bestselling Vietnames children’s book to be released in US

The new English version of a children’s book by a well-loved Vietnamese author, which has been translated into different languages, is poised to be released across the U.S. in October 2014.

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Apple never on China government procurement list: report

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Apple never on China government procurement list: report

Apple's devices have never appeared on a Chinese list of products eligible to be bought with public money, state media quoted an official as saying, denying reports the US tech giant had been excluded from the latest line-up.

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Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o make Vanity Fair's best dressed list

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Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o make Vanity Fair's best dressed list

Cate Blanchett and Lupita Nyong'o, both Oscar-winning actresses and favorites on Hollywood's red carpet, made Vanity Fair's 2014 international best dressed list on Wednesday and Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, was named to its Hall of Fame.

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Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o make Vanity Fair's best dressed list

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Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o, Pharrell Williams and Benedict Cumberbatch are among Vanity Fair's 2014 best dressed stars.

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Austrian data activist's suit against Facebook gets 25,000 plaintiffs

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Austrian data activist's suit against Facebook gets 25,000 plaintiffs

Data protection activists challenging Facebook in a Vienna court said on Wednesday they had closed the list of plaintiffs after 25,000 people joined a campaign alleging that the social media giant had violated users' privacy.

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HCM City unveils list of top polluting firms

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HCM City unveils list of top polluting firms

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City authorities have announced a list of polluting companies and ordered the perpetrators to clean up their act by next year.

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More foreign tourists visit VN

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Viet Nam received more than 4.85 million foreign tourists in the first seven months of the year, an increase of 15.6 per cent year-on-year, according to the Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism.

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China said to exclude Apple from procurement list

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China said to exclude Apple from procurement list

China’s government excluded Apple Inc. iPads and MacBook laptops from the list of products that can be bought with public money because of security concerns, according to government officials familiar with the matter.

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Top scorers on university entrance exams are rural students

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Top scorers on university entrance exams are rural students

VietNamNet Bridge – Most of the students who placed first or recorded high marks on university entrance exams are from rural areas or poor families.

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Endangered rare turtle released into wild

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A rare leatherback turtle, known scientifically as Dermochelys Coriacea Linnaeus, has been released into the sea in the central province of Quang Binh.

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City unveils list of top polluting firms

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City unveils list of top polluting firms

HCM City authorities have announced a list of polluting companies and ordered the perpetrators to clean up their act by next year.

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Endangered rare turtle released back to sea

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Endangered rare turtle released back to sea

A rare leatherback turtle known scientifically as Dermochelys coriacea Linnaeus has been released back into the sea in the central province of Quang Binh.

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