Indonesia to ban exporting maids overseas

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Indonesia to ban exporting maids overseas

Indonesia’s government looks to end the practice of domestic helpers employed overseas in an attempt to preserve the country's pride and dignity, said Indonesian President Joko Widodo at a recent meeting of the National Congress.

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Indonesia to ban exporting maids overseas

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Indonesia to ban exporting maids overseas

Indonesia’s government looks to end the practice of domestic helpers employed overseas in an attempt to preserve the country's pride and dignity, said Indonesian President Joko Widodo at a recent meeting of the National Congress.

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Vietnamese firms need long-term vision: WB expert

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Vietnamese firms need long-term vision: WB expert

In 2014, the Government took the initiative to speed up restructuring of State-owned enterprises, but it also needs to strengthen its focus on another pillar of the economy, the private sector, which is key to the nation's future success, said Wendy Jo Werner, the World Bank Group's Practice Group Manager on Trade and Competitiveness for the East Asia and Pacific region.

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U23 team train for AFC event

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Viet Nam's U23 team gathered at the Ha Noi-based Viet Nam Football Training Centre yesterday to practice for the 2016 AFC U23 Championship qualifier.

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Students have no time for play as life-skill lessons crowd the curriculum

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Students have no time for play as life-skill lessons crowd the curriculum

VietNamNet Bridge – Educators have begun teaching teach life skills to students, but parents complain that the teachers do not know how to give instruction in such skills.

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Vietnamese firms need long-term vision: WB expert

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In 2014, the Government took the initiative to speed up restructuring of State-owned enterprises, but it also needs to strengthen its focus on another pillar of the economy, the private sector, which is key to the nation's future success, said Wendy Jo Werner, the World Bank Group's Practice Group Manager on Trade and Competitiveness for the East Asia and Pacific region.

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Apple bans 'bonded servitude' for factory workers

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Apple has banned the practice of bonded labour - where new recruits are charged a fee - from its factories.

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Draining ditches for fish a highlight in Mekong Delta tours

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Draining ditches for fish a highlight in Mekong Delta tours

Manually draining ditches to catch fish is a long-standing practice in several Mekong Delta provinces in Vietnam and if tourists are lucky enough, they might find themselves in such an intriguing sight during Tet (Lunar New Year) tours.

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Russia flexes muscles as Ukraine talks begin in Moscow

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The leaders of Germany and France arrive in Moscow to press for Ukraine peace talks, as Russian air force helicopters practice 'precision' shooting drills near the Ukrainian border.

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Ministry of Health tells hospitals to cut overcrowding

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Ministry of Health tells hospitals to cut overcrowding

Fourteen hospitals have signed commitments to try and end the practice of putting two or three patients in a bed during overcrowding, according to Government website chinhphu.vn yesterday.

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Vietnam’s traditional healers take oath against rhino horn

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Vietnam’s traditional healers take oath against rhino horn

Vietnam's leading practitioners of traditional medicine have vowed not to use threatened wildlife products in their practice.

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Animal rights activists demand end to Bac Ninh pig slaughter

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Animal rights activists demand end to Bac Ninh pig slaughter

The Animals Asia Foundation has launched a campaign to stop Bac Ninh Province's traditional pig slaughter during Nem Thuong Festival amid growing official concern about the barbarity of the practice and the impact it has on Vietnam's international reputation.

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HCM City residents take a stab at fencing

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HCM City residents take a stab at fencing

VietNamNet Bridge – Adventurous Vietnamese who want to test out their stamina and agility are flocking to the challenging sport.

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Raising wild animals in farms causes scare in Vietnam

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Raising wild animals in farms causes scare in Vietnam

An attack on a three-year-old boy by a captive bear at his home outside Ho Chi Minh City has focused attention on the dangerous but common practice of keeping wild beasts as pets and as farm animals.

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Theory-heavy university curricula cannot produce highly qualified workers

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Theory-heavy university curricula cannot produce highly qualified workers

VietNamNet Bridge – The lack of qualified labour force has been blamed on unreasonable training curricula which puts an emphasis on theory and makes light of practice.

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