Sport about human competition: US anti-doping chief

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

The CEO of the United States anti-doping agency Travis Tygart says that sport is about fair human competition but that doping crosses the line and pushes the sport beyond the realms of merely human competition.

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Domain names hit 1m in VN

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

The Viet Nam Internet Network Information Centre (VNNIC) celebrated the registration of the one millionth domain name written in Vietnamese on Monday.

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‘Air plants’ appeal to aficionados in southern Vietnam

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‘Air plants’ appeal to aficionados in southern Vietnam

Recently, 'air plants,' which typically grow without soil and thrive merely on air and with minimal care, have been selling like hot cakes across Mekong Delta provinces in southern Vietnam.

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Min wage fails to cover min living cost in Vietnam: survey

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Min wage fails to cover min living cost in Vietnam: survey

A survey has shown that the current minimum wage in Vietnam can cover merely two-thirds of the minimal living cost, and this gap can only be filled when the minimum wage increases by as much as 33 percent next year, according to the chairman of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor (VGCL).

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Spain's reign not merely on the wane: it's over

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago 2 related news

And so it was official. The reign of Spain was not merely on the wane – it was over.

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Takeaway coffee shops thriving in Saigon

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 month(s) ago

Takeaway coffee shops thriving in Saigon

Too busy in the morning to have a cup of coffee before going to work? That problem has been solved in Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, where takeaway coffee shops are booming and selling the drink at a mere 19-57 U.S. cents a cup, to be prepared in just a few minutes.

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HCM City targets growth quality

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VietNam News English 10 month(s) ago

HCM City targets growth quality

The HCM City administration has promised to implement a series of measures that will focus on the quality of economic growth rather than merely numbers.

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Sustainable development discussed for Central Highlands

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VietnamPlus English 11 month(s) ago

Challenges facing the sustainable development of the Central Highlands region were considered at a forum in the regional province of Kon Tum on January 8.

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Collective labour disputes under discussion

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VietnamPlus English 11 month(s) ago

The number of collective labour disputes cases are mainly reported in small-and-medium-sized businesses, a recent conference heard in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Low production leads to hike in pepper price

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Low production leads to hike in pepper price

According to Chu Se Pepper Association, low pepper production in the country this year has led to prices rocketing in the past few days in the Central Highland Provinces.

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Vietnam wins contract to supply rice to Philippines

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SaiGon GP English 12 month(s) ago 5 related news

Vietnam has beaten Thailand and Cambodia to win a contract to supply 500,000 tons of rice to the Philippines between December 2013 and March 2014, according to Truong Thanh Phong, Chairman of Vietnam Food Association.

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We were lucky this time, but what if another Haiyan comes

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VietNam News English 12 month(s) ago

Viet Nam had a lucky escape after Typhoon Haiyan weakened having smashed through several cities in the Philippines and merely grazed the country.

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Lotte trade centre put into use in Binh Duong

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VietnamPlus English 13 month(s) ago

The Lotte retail group from the Republic of Korea on November 21 inaugurated and put into operation the Lotte Mart trade centre in the southern province of Binh Duong, the fifth of its kind in Vietnam.

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Anti-corruption measures not strict enough to curb violations

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Anti-corruption measures not strict enough to curb violations

Most lawmakers agreed the number of corruption cases brought before the public's eye was merely a drop in the ocean, and current anti-corruption measures were not strict enough to serve as effective deterrents.

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Corruption fight falls short of expectations

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VOV News English 13 month(s) ago 2 related news

Corruption fight falls short of expectations

(VOV) - Most National Assembly deputies agree the number of corruption cases brought before the public’s eye is merely a drop in the ocean and current anti-corruption measures are not strict enough to serve as effective deterrents.

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