Monkeying around this Lunar New Year in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 hour(s) ago

Monkeying around this Lunar New Year in Vietnam

Tet 2016 marks the beginning of ‘Binh Than’ or Year of the Monkey. Got your fireworks and votive paper organized? Have you made the Kitchen Gods happy and repainted the house? Yep, it’s going to be quite a year.

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Best wishes for Lunar New Year in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 day(s) ago

Best wishes for Lunar New Year in Vietnam

It’s the time when lucky envelopes sell faster in the shops than cheap helmets and the latest ‘must have’ votive paper product to burn for good luck is a Galaxy 8.7 smartphone. This is when my students are tired, not from doing homework, but selling mum’s vegetables all day for that extra money for new clothes and gifts for relatives. The cake gift packs crowd shop entrances so badly that you have to move sideways to squeeze inside and your...

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Delta works to meet Tet food demand

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Delta works to meet Tet food demand

Producers of speciality foods in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are increasing output to meet the burgeoning demand for Tet (Lunar New Year), which falls on February 8 this year.

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Tourism plan looks to China

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VietStock FI English 1 week(s) ago

Cambodia's Tourism Ministry has released a white paper for capitalising on the rapid growth in Chinese inbound tourism, with the aim of drawing and catering to roughly 2 million Chinese tourists per year by 2020.

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German court says Amazon e-mail 'share' function unlawful

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

German court says Amazon e-mail 'share' function unlawful

A German court has declared unlawful a feature that encourages Amazon customers to share links to products of the online shop with their contacts, confirming the ruling of a lower court.

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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 24/1

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2016 to be a tough year for paper sector

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2016 to be a tough year for paper sector

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago

2016 to be a tough year for paper sector

The domestic paper industry is forecast to face a spectrum of difficulties in 2016, said Vu Thanh Binh, General Director of the Vietnam Paper Corporation at a conference in the northern midland province of Phu Tho on January 21.

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FDI begins flowing into HCM City

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FDI begins flowing into HCM City

In the first two weeks of 2016 the Ho Chi Minh City Export Processing Zone Authority (HEPZA) has licensed two FDI projects with a combined registered capital of over US$30 million.

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British paper: Vietnam, an attractive market for Japan’s ANA airline

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VOV News English 3 week(s) ago

British paper: Vietnam, an attractive market for Japan’s ANA airline

Vietnam could be an attractive market for Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) as the Japanese airline has been pursuing a plan to expand its international operations since 2010, the UK-based Financial Times said in recent article.

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Vietnam economy could shift to low-skilled jobs

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Vietnam economy could shift to low-skilled jobs

(VOV) -Vietnam’s economy could shift more towards low-skilled jobs and less towards high-skilled ones compared with other ASEAN member nations, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).

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Teacher sacked for test paper-for-sex deal

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Teacher sacked for test paper-for-sex deal

A school in southern Vietnam has sacked a teacher for reportedly stealing test question papers and offering them to at least seven girl students in exchange for sex.

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Pictures: Scale model battleships created by a 12th grader

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Pictures: Scale model battleships created by a 12th grader

Nguyen Chi Thanh, a twelfth grader in HCMC’s outlying district of Cu Chi, has a cheap hobby to build scale model battleships from scrap carton paper.

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Paper dolls convey Vietnamese culture

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Paper dolls convey Vietnamese culture

VietNamNet Bridge – Handmade paper dolls have become intriguing gifts for tourists in Viet Nam. Pham Tuyet Huong, 30, creates some of these dolls depicting unique Vietnamese cultures.

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Paper artist, painter open exhibit

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

Paper artist, painter open exhibit

Artisan Than Van Huy, who sparked the revival of a Hue's paper flower making village, is running an exhibition of his and veteran painter Dang Mau Tuu's paintings in Hue city.

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Hashtag #Vietnam: The week's best photos

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

A photo posted by The Economist (@theeconomist) on Dec 13, 2015 at 12:10pm PST

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