'Economic development' an excuse that threatens Vietnam's environment

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Báo Thanh Niên English 11 month(s) ago

'Economic development' an excuse that threatens Vietnam's environment

A hiking trail in Cat Tien National Park in the southern province of Dong Nai, where two hydropower plants are slated for construction despite criticism from provincial authorities and UN experts. Photo courtesy of Tuoi Tre

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Facebook hits 1 billion users, Zuckerberg asks for your cash

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Báo Đầu Tư English 20 month(s) ago

Facebook hits 1 billion users, Zuckerberg asks for your cash

The Internet monster that is Facebook continues to consume site founder Mark Zuckerberg today proclaimed that the social network has 1 billion active users. Excuse us while we sing a little song.

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Sea festival is a great excuse to explore Nha Trang

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SaigonTimes English 37 month(s) ago

Sea festival is a great excuse to explore Nha Trang

Nha Trang Sea Festival 2011 which will take place from Saturday to Wednesday is a great chance for tourists to admire the city’s stunning beaches and fascinating islands.

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Inflation: An excuse not to eat greens

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VietStock FI English 44 month(s) ago

Inflation as measured by the consumer price index increased 3.7 percent in October, compared to the same month last year, according to the National Institute of Statistics.

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Teed Off (06-09-2009)

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VietNam News English 60 month(s) ago

National Day, a wonderful concept and an even better excuse to have a day off from work to celebrate something. While some people head to the beach, others head for the mountains, while yet others head for their nearest recreational facility or pub.

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Property trade disrupted by new red tape

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SaigonTimes English 60 month(s) ago

Property trade disrupted by new red tape

Stare management agencies and real estate companies alike are witnessing their business coming to a halt because of the amended law, which went into effect August 1, relating to the issuance of ownership certificates for both house and land. Under the law, both the land and the house on it will be certified in one title instead of two separate titles as before. Lacking guidance, however, the change has embarrassed district level management organizations with many of them having stopped...

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Bird flu anxiety presses prices in southern Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Bird flu anxiety presses prices in southern Vietnam

Bird flu news has dragged down poultry prices in southern Vietnam. Photo by Diep Duc Minh

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Nestlé asked to revoke unreasonable milk price hikes

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Nestle asked to revoke unreasonable milk price hikes

The price increases food and beverage company Nestlé Vietnam imposed on its products in late January were made without the approval from the Ministry of Finance, the Price Management Agency ruled Monday.

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Rodman, in trouble over interview, blames drink

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Rodman, in trouble over interview, blames drink

SEOUL – Retired U.S. basketball star Dennis Rodman apologised on Thursday for suggesting that an American jailed by North Korea was himself to blame for landing in prison, adding that he was upset at the time and had been drinking.

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Moyes admits United need new blood

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Moyes admits United need new blood

David Moyes, the increasingly beleaguered Manchester United manager, admits he urgently needs to buy new players in the January transfer window but confesses that it may not be possible to do so.

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Coach Hoang Van Phuc wants to resign

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago 2 related news

Coach Hoang Van Phuc wants to resign

VietNamNet Bridge - Coach Hoang Van Phuc of the U23 national football team has submitted his resignation to the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) after his team’s failure at the 27th SEA Games.

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A quirky date, 11/12/13, sparks weddings, wishes

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

A quirky date, 11/12/13, sparks weddings, wishes

It was a day for celebration, even marriage -- at least for people who love numbers -- as the calendar rolled over to 11/12/13, or November 12, 2013.

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3 Vietnam telcos hike 3G fees -- again

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago

Three telecom companies have hiked 3G tariffs for a second time this year, with rates for the largest package going up by a whopping 40 percent.

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French President to visit Vietnam next year

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

French President to visit Vietnam next year

VietNamNet Bridge - At a press conference held after the visit to France by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, French Ambassador Jean - Noël Poirier said President François Hollande will pay an official visit to Vietnam in 2014.

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Time to bring some value into traditional values

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 month(s) ago

Time to bring some value into traditional values

A couple follow a photographer at a public park looking for different locations for their wedding shoot in downtown Hanoi. PHOTO: AFP

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