As Japan grays, retailers covet youthful masses in Vietnam

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As Japan grays, retailers covet youthful masses in Vietnam

These days Thu Huong no longer shops at the fresh produce market near her home, opting instead to hop in a taxi and head off to Aeon Co.’s 9-month-old mall in Hanoi. There, as she shops for her family of five, she can bask in the air-conditioning and enjoy free Wi-Fi.

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Vice President joins ECOSOC’s meeting on climate change

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Vice President joins ECOSOC’s meeting on climate change

VGP - Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh delivered a speech at the opening session of a high-level segment on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and coping with climate change of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York on July 19.

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Mobile services often first step to banking

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Mobile services often first step to banking

The rapid growth in the number of Cambodians using mobile money services to transfer remittances is a positive step towards greater financial inclusion, and is serving as a gateway to financial services for the largely unbanked rural population, experts said yesterday.

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Vietnam 3G subscriptions soar to 38 million: data

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The number of 3G subscribers hit 38 million at the end of last month, or 41.3 percent of the population, according to data released by the Ministry of Information and Communications Tuesday.

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New tool for financial inclusion

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New tool for financial inclusion

The first comprehensive survey of the accessibility and usage of Cambodian financial services found that only 17 per cent of the Kingdom’s adult population is banked, with poor access to financial services among the key impediments to financial inclusion of those living in rural areas.

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Ho Chi Minh City struggles to find $3 bln a year for infrastructure development

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Ho Chi Minh City struggles to find $3 bln a year for infrastructure development

Ho Chi Minh City needs US$45 billion to develop its infrastructure to sustain the growth of its population and economic activities over the next 15 years, but is struggling to find that money.

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Abortions down but still high in Vietnam

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Abortions down but still high in Vietnam

The number of abortions has reduced in Vietnam though it remained high at around 280,000 last year, including 2 percent by teenagers, according to figures from the General Population and Family Planning Department.

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U.S. spending on prisons grew at three times rate of school spending: report

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U.S. spending on prisons grew at three times rate of school spending: report

U.S. state and local spending on prisons and jails grew at three times the rate of spending on schools over the last 33 years as the number of Americans behind bars ballooned under a spate of harsh sentencing laws, a government report released Thursday said.

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Philippines only country in Asia where teen pregnancy rising

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The U.N. Population Fund says the Philippines is the only country in the Asia Pacific region where the rate of teen pregnancies rose over the last two decades.

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Public inconvenienced by lack of HCM City toilets

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Public inconvenienced by lack of HCM City toilets

Despite Ho Chi Minh City having a population of 10 million and welcoming 2.1 million international tourists in the first five months, an increase by 13.5% compared to the same period last year, the city is far from welcoming when it comes to public conveniences, with just 200 pay toilets, of which 150 are already near unusable.

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Dilapidated nursery school remains empty

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Dilapidated nursery school remains empty

For more than 10 years ago, children in a mountainous village of the northern central province of Thanh Hoa had to study in classrooms that seem on the verge of collapsing.

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Vietnamese scoff at bike-ban plan as motorcycles engulf capital

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Vietnamese scoff at bike-ban plan as motorcycles engulf capital

World famous for its endless swarms of motorcycles, Vietnam is considering banning bikes in the capital over fears its leafy streets will become overrun as the population swells and its middle class buys up cars in record numbers.

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Lower voting age leaves many wondering 'Where's Japan's Bernie?'

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Lower voting age leaves many wondering 'Where's Japan's Bernie?'

From a shrinking population and a social welfare system creaking under huge ranks of retirees to a stagnant economy that is all they have ever known, Japanese youth have plenty to gripe about.

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Vietnam targets 90 percent population having health insurance by 2020

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Vietnam targets 90 percent population having health insurance by 2020

The Prime Minister has just issued a decision asking to expand the health insurance coverage to 90 percent in all districts across the country.

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90% of population to have health insurance by 2020

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90% of population to have health insurance by 2020

The Vietnam Social Insurance Corporation and the Ministry of Health on June 29 held a conference in Hanoi on the implementation of health insurance between 2016 and 2020.

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