Can clothes really make the man?

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

Last week, Viet Nam News asked its readers for whether they believe the phrase bo ao khong lam nen thay tu, or "Clothes do not make the man," is true in Viet Nam and in their countries, given that many Vietnamese people rushed to buy the latest iPhone, even though some of them don't know how to use it. We also asked if such people suffer from commodity fetishism, which, it is argued, comes from a lack of confidence.

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Gov’t changes mind about settling bad debts with state money

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Gov’t changes mind about settling bad debts with state money

VietNamNet Bridge – In a last-minute move, the government has decided not to settle bad debts with money from the state budget, which had been suggested by the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

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Vietnam lacks resources, know-how to rid airbase of dioxin

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 day(s) ago

Vietnam will need at least five years and more than US$250 million to clean up dioxin at a Vietnam War airbase near Ho Chi Minh City, but lacks both the technology and money required, an official said Tuesday.

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More hackers targeting mobile phones to get bank info: Survey

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More hackers targeting mobile phones to get bank info: Survey

A report by Kaspersky Labs with Interpol found that 60 per cent of the malicious programs targeting Android devices between August 2013 and July 2014 were designed to steal money or banking credentials.

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What Minecraft is teaching your kids about money

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 day(s) ago

If your kids are chattering non-stop about things like emeralds, pickaxes and creepers, you may have a unique opportunity to turn a video game addiction into a life lesson about money.

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HAGL beat Malaysia in U21 int'l tournament

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago 2 duplicate news 1 related news

The U19 Hoang Anh Gia Lai – Arsenal JMG (HAGL) team defeated U21 Malaysia 2-1 on the second day of the Thanh Nien Newspaper-sponsored 2014 U21 International Football Tournament in Can Tho City yesterday.

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Vietnam touted as top agricultural producer but farmers still poor

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Vietnam touted as top agricultural producer but farmers still poor

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam is a top global producer of many agricultural products, but the farmers don’t pocket as much money as people think.

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Public debt rising fast, macro-economy stabilizing: PM

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Public debt rising fast, macro-economy stabilizing: PM

Vietnam’s debt is rising rapidly, and the country has to set aside more money from its national state budget for debt repayment, said Vietnam’s Prime Minister in a recent meeting of the National Assembly (NA) that aired on Monday.

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Bond issuances by gov’t limits bank loans

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Bond issuances by gov’t limits bank loans

VietNamNet Bridge – Businesses would have more opportunities to access bank loans at low interest rates if the government had not issued so many bonds, experts believe.

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Hanoi proposes ways to make money from climate change

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VietnamNet English 5 day(s) ago

Hanoi proposes ways to make money from climate change

VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoi authorities have decided that it can make money from the severe weather conditions caused by climate change, saying also that its citizens need to adapt to the new circumstances.

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Should the gov’t bail out State-owned enterprises?

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VietnamNet English 5 day(s) ago

Should the gov’t bail out State-owned enterprises?

VietNamNet Bridge – The government has unexpectedly proposed to the National Assembly the use of the state budget to settle bad debts incurred by SOEs, even though the legislature has said that SOEs must take responsibility for their debts.

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Blow to Japan PM as minister resigns over money scandal

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago 1 related news

Japan's high-profile and telegenic industry minister on Monday resigned over claims she misused political funds, including to buy both votes and make-up, dealing a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's proclaimed gender reform drive.

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Vietnam convicts Cambodians of illegal money transport

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

The People’s Court of southern Tay Ninh province on October 16 sentenced two Cambodian nationals to a total of five years in prison for illegal cross-border money transport.

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Liem fails to hit big time at Millionaire chess event in US

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Vietnamese Grandmaster Le Quang Liem finished 21st at the 2014 Millionaire Chess Open on Wednesday with 5.5 points after nine rounds.

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Vietnam convicts Cambodians of illegal money transport

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

The People’s Court of southern Tay Ninh province on October 16 sentenced two Cambodian nationals to a total of five years in prison for illegal cross-border money transport.

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