Vietnam PM backs plan to build int’l passenger port on Phu Quoc Island

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Vietnam PM backs plan to build int’l passenger port on Phu Quoc Island

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed in principle to a project to set up an international passenger port on Phu Quoc Island in the southern province of Kien Giang.

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Choosing your own adventure at Saigon's late-night rice porridge emporium

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Photos: Giang Vu

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Vietnam legislature committee OK’s plan for compulsory drug detoxification center establishment

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Vietnam legislature committee OK’s plan for compulsory drug detoxification center establishment

The law-making National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee on Friday agreed to a government proposal to allow local administrations to establish compulsory drug detoxification centers amid worries about the rising number of drug addicts and their appearance in public places.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – November 5

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – November 5

Here are the top news stories in Vietnam in brief for today, November 5, 2014:

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House committee voices concern over benefits of planned $18.7bn airport in southern Vietnam

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House committee voices concern over benefits of planned $18.7bn airport in southern Vietnam

The Vietnamese National Assembly Economic Committee on Wednesday voiced concerns over the proposition to build a new multibillion-dollar airport in southern Vietnam, saying predictions for the long-term benefits of the facility are too optimistic.

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Vietnam official says rule on beer temperatures is for drinkers’ sake

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Vietnam official says rule on beer temperatures is for drinkers’ sake

The suggestion that places serving beer should not be hotter than 30 degrees Celsius is only meant to protect the health of drinkers, an official from the body behind the proposition said Tuesday, after it ignited a storm of criticism.

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Vietnam drops proposal to ban sidewalk beer sales

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Vietnam drops proposal to ban sidewalk beer sales

A proposed ban on selling beer on the sidewalk and several other controversial propositions have been withdrawn from the draft decree on beer production and consumption management in Vietnam, the body behind the legal document said Thursday.

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Progress seen as Vietnam considers permitting locals to gamble in casinos

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Progress seen as Vietnam considers permitting locals to gamble in casinos

More Vietnamese experts and high-profile officials are agreeing with a proposal by the Ministry of Finance to allow Vietnamese residents to enter the country’s casinos, which are currently only open to foreigners.

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Transport firms bemoan exorbitant toll to pass southern Vietnam’s border gate to Cambodia

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Transport firms bemoan exorbitant toll to pass southern Vietnam’s border gate to Cambodia

Vietnamese transport companies that ship goods to Cambodia via a border gate in southern Tay Ninh Province are moaning on a steep toll imposed on them starting last weekend.

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China is trampling on international law

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China is trampling on international law

(VOV) - MA. Hoang Viet, a HCM City Law University lecturer has performed an in-depth analysis of China’s “expansion” ambitions in the East Sea, concluding they are a proposition that borders on the absurd.

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One-to-one deal touted for renewables

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One-to-one deal touted for renewables

As the Vietnamese government’s subsidy on electricity has left prices below power firms’ expectations, foreign investors have proposed a trial process of selling renewable power directly to end-users as a short-term solution.

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HSBC Premier services refreshed worldwide

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HSBC Premier services refreshed worldwide

HSBC Global on May 27 launched a new marketing campaign for its international product line Premier in a fresh move to reinforce the bank’s efforts to help its clients organise their finances in the form of their own personal economy.

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Deputies urge NA to draft protest laws

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Deputies urge NA to draft protest laws

Many NA deputies have recently pointed out the need for protest laws in Vietnam which both recognise the rights of citizens and maintain civil order.

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Residents insist on harvesting rubber trees despite warnings

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VietNam News English 13 month(s) ago

Despite increasingly dire warnings that growing rubber trees in the central region is a risky proposition, local farmers still insist on cultivating the crop.

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National stocks continue to slide

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VietNam News English 16 month(s) ago 1 related news

National stocks continue to slide

Shares continued to slide on both stock exchanges yesterday, with Vietnamese markets facing a bleak week.

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