Glyphosate not classified as carcinogen by ECHA

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Báo Đầu Tư English 6 day(s) ago

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)'s Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) on March 15 agreed to maintain the current harmonised classification of glyphosate as a substance causing serious eye damage and being toxic to aquatic life with long-lasting effects, but concluded that the available scientific evidence did not meet the criteria to classify glyphosate as a carcinogen, as a mutagen or as toxic for reproduction.

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Foreign electronics manufacturers fighting possible anti-dumping tariff on PCM/VCM

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

At the recent session held by Vietnam Competition Authority (VCA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) to gather opinion from parties related to the investigation to decide whether to apply anti-dumping tariff on some polyurethane-coated steel sheet and vinyl-coated metal (PCM/VCM) products, big appliance manufacturers asked to get PCM/VCM imported in order to make electronic appliances out of the scope of the tariff and give them a separate HS code, otherwise they would reconsider their investments in Vietnam.

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City plans super cheap homes

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Municipal authorities are considering following in Bình Dương Province’s footsteps to build ‘super-affordable houses,’ but the jury is out on the project’s feasibility.

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The case for renewable energy

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

With innovations making renewable energies more affordable than ever, it forces the question – are old technologies like coal actually cost-effective when you correct for all factors? Policy change, reforms, and public education could open the doors to the private investment needed to make the change to sustainable energy sources. John Rockhold, head of the Vietnam Business Forum’s Power and Energy Working Group and executive director of ABBO Investment Consultancy & Engineering JSC, shared his opinion on the country’s future...

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Hoan Kiem Lake ‘walk of fame’ proposed

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

An avenue to honour people who have great contributions to the capital’s development has been proposed.

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Pedestrian streets should be lined with art, cultural performances: Singaporean expat

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Singaporean Aidan Wee, who has worked in real estate in Ho Chi Minh City since 2008, told Tuoi Tre News that a pedestrian street should be a place lined with performers and local cultural features.

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Vote puts S. Korea impeachment ball in Constitutional Court

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago 3 related news

After the South Korean parliament's impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye, the spotlight now shifts to the nine judges of the Constitutional Court who could yet slam the door on those seeking to remove her from office.

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Why is Vietnam among world's happiest, but not most literate nations?

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

Editor’s note: Le Tam, a Vietnamese social sciences expert based in Ho Chi Minh City, has written to Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper to share his opinion on the Vietnamese population’s low interest in reading as shown in recent surveys. The views expressed are his own.

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Trump triumphs over Clinton in White House upset

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

Nov 9 - Republican Donald Trump stunned the world on Tuesday by defeating heavily favored Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House, ending eight years of Democratic rule and sending the United States on a new, uncertain path.

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Tourists love the tastes of street food

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 month(s) ago

Tourists love the tastes of street food

I’ve tried a wide array of folk dishes and street food available on sidewalks. Among them, I find “bánh tráng nướng” (grilled rice paper) particularly irresistible as a simple delicacy with a unique taste. In my opinion, not only expats living and working in Vietnam but also tourists to the country are hooked on its street food and other specialties. Vietnamese street food will help attract travellers through recounts of satisfied visitors to the country.

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Danang considers abandoning USD95-million administrative building

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Báo Dân Trí English 8 month(s) ago

Danang considers abandoning USD95-million administrative building

The central city of Danang is considering moving its agencies and departments out of a USD95-million administrative centre which was only put into operation in 2014.

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Portugal's Guterres leads first-round vote for UN chief

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Portugal's Guterres leads first-round vote for UN chief

UNITED NATIONS: Antonio Guterres, Portugal's ex-prime minister who was UN refugee chief for 10 years, led the closely watched first straw poll vote on Thursday (Jul 21) to pick the next UN secretary-general, diplomats said.

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Faith in government drops, leaders jeered as France mourns Nice victims

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Báo Thanh Niên English 8 month(s) ago 1 related news

Faith in government drops, leaders jeered as France mourns Nice victims

Crowds jeered France's leaders at a tribute on Monday to victims of last week's truck attack in Nice and an opinion poll showed a sharp drop in confidence in the ability of President Francois Hollande's government to combat terrorism.

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Don't give UK a generous Brexit deal, EU voters say: poll

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 month(s) ago

Don't give UK a generous Brexit deal, EU voters say: poll

Voters in Germany, France, Sweden and Finland think Britain should not be given a generous deal when it tries to renegotiate its ties with the European Union, an opinion poll published on Friday showed.

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Bus rapid transit project failure reveals true face of officialdom

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Báo Dân Trí English 9 month(s) ago

Bus rapid transit project failure reveals true face of officialdom

The former head of Hanoi Urban Transport Development Project's management board has been accused of being rude and having a scornful attitude towards the media and public after being questioned about the city’s bus rapid transit project.

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