ADB lowers growth forecasts for Asian developing countries

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced reduced growth outlook for Asian developing countries, with the aggregate gross domestic product expected to gain by 6.1 percent in 2014 and by 6.2 percent in 2015, compared to prior forecasts of 6.2 and 6.4, respectively.

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A too-sane mechanism

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A too-sane mechanism

VietNamNet Bridge – The public frustration these days is overwhelming but understandable following the top-rank honor conferred on a local farmer by the Cambodia government for his contribution to the country after his efforts had not been recognized at home. The 56-year-old Tran Quoc Hai and his son were given certificates of merit by Prime Minister Hun Sen and the Commander General of the Royal Army of Cambodia in ceremonies last month, after he had helped the neighboring country repair...

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Stop gambling with our future: Cancel the Don Sahong dam

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Stop gambling with our future: Cancel the Don Sahong dam

Today, the Mekong River Commission is holding its first Regional Public Consultation on the Don Sahong Dam in Pakse. We believe the Don Sahong Damposes an unacceptable risk to regional fisheries, food security and the future of the Mekong and as such, should be immediately cancelled.

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HCMC, Hanoi taxi assoc. voice concerns over Uber; exec says Uber's already registered in Vietnam

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HCMC, Hanoi taxi assoc. voice concerns over Uber; exec says Uber's already registered in Vietnam

The Ho Chi Minh City Taxi Association expressed grave concerns about the threat posed by Uber prior to a government reversal, following a suggestion from the minister of transportation that Vietnam negotiate an agreement with the controversial service.

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Vietnam tops ASEAN for national domain registration

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago

Vietnam tops ASEAN for national domain registration

(VOV) - The Vietnam Internet Network Information Centre (VNNIC) announced on December 5 that the ‘.vn’ domain name topped the ASEAN region for number of registrations and ranked seventh for all Asian nations.

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Climate change poses a difficult challenge

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Climate change poses a difficult challenge

(VOV) - Representatives of 200 countries are attending the 20th UN Climate Change Conference, COP-20, to discuss ways to reduce carbon emissions and deal with the effects of climate change.

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Vietjet to apply new check-in and boarding times next month

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Vietjet to apply new check-in and boarding times next month

VietNamNet Bridge - As of January 1, 2015, budget airline VietJet Air will change check-in times for both domestic and international flights, under the Ministry of Transport’s new rules.

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Vietnam Airlines check-in times change

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news 2 related news

Vietnam Airlines will change check-in times for both domestic and international flights on December 1.

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Vietnam Airlines tightens check-in deadline

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Vietnam Airlines tightens check-in deadline

Vietnam Airlines announced that it will close check-in counters ten minutes earlier for both domestic and international flights starting December 1.

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Party leader Trong: Russia- Vietnam’s important partner

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Party leader Trong: Russia- Vietnam’s important partner

(VOV) - Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has applauded Russia as a primary important partner of Vietnam in a recent interview given to the Russian News Agency TASS prior to his Russia visit.

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Deputy PM calls for emergency measures to stop heavy traffic around Dai Nam tourism complex

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Deputy PM calls for emergency measures to stop heavy traffic around Dai Nam tourism complex

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered authorities in the southern province of Binh Duong to take urgent measures to tackle serious traffic congestion around a tourism complex that began offering free admission prior to its shutdown.

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Military-run telco fined $3,500 for offering services without users’ consent in Vietnam

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Military-run telco fined $3,500 for offering services without users’ consent in Vietnam

The Vietnam Military Telecommunications Group (Viettel) has been fined for automatically activating value-added services for dozens of millions of its subscribers without their prior consent, according to recently released inspection results.

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Why do some survive Ebola? Sierra Leone study offers clues

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Why do some survive Ebola? Sierra Leone study offers clues

An analysis of the first Ebola cases in Sierra Leone helps draw a clearer picture of why some people survive the disease, while others do not, including their age and the pace at which the virus replicates within their body.

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Why do some survive Ebola? Sierra Leone study offers clues

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Why do some survive Ebola? Sierra Leone study offers clues

An analysis of the first Ebola cases in Sierra Leone helps draw a clearer picture of why some people survive the disease, while others do not, including their age and the pace at which the virus replicates within their body.

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Haivl.com closed over violations

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Just days after news about a VND33 billion (US$1.55 million) sale of the popular website haivl.com emerged, authorities decided last Friday to shut the site down over serious violations of electronic information regulations.

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