Smoking costs $1 trillion, soon to kill 8 million a year: WHO/NCI study

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Smoking costs the global economy more than $1 trillion a year, and will kill one third more people by 2030 than it does now, according to a study by the World Health Organization and the U.S. National Cancer Institute published on Tuesday.

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Ho Chi Minh City lands among 10 most vegan-friendly cities in Asia

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City earned itself a spot among the 10 most vegan-friendly Asian cities, according to a list published by the American animal rights group PETA.

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Visitors given code of conduct while locals throw rocks at tourist boats on Saigon canal

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

While boat tours on Ho Chi Minh City’s iconic Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe canal are falling victim to rock-throwing locals, the city has recently published a code of conduct to adjust visitors’ behavior.

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Standard Chartered PE pours $40 million in Vietnamese lifestyle platform

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE), the private equity arm of Standard Chartered Bank, has poured $40 million into acquiring a significant minority stake in N Kid Corporation (N Kid), a Vietnamese lifestyle platform for kids and teenagers. The information was published on the website of BDA Partners, the exclusive financial advisor to N Kid.

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Kido closes vegetable oil acquisition

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

On November 24, Foodstuff producer Kido Joint Stock Company (KDC) completed the purchase of a 65 per cent stake, equalling 12.34 million shares, in Tuong An Vegetable Oil JSC (TAC), according to information published on Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange’s website.

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Ho Chi Minh City faces tough road for renaming streets

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Recently published research has revealed that Ho Chi Minh City may be in need of over 2,100 new names for streets that were improperly titled, causing confusion and negatively impacting the city’s urban aesthetic.

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Vietnamese singer wins MTV EMA’s Best Southeast Asian Act

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Vietnamese pop icon Dong Nhi won Best Southeast Asian Act at the 2016 MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMA) on Sunday.

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Harsh penalties on wrong information of traditional fish sauce

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc yesterday ordered the Ministry of Information and Communications to issue punishment on media organizations that published unbelievable information of traditional fish sauce, causing negative affects on business and society.

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Crowdfunding launched for pop-up book featuring Saigon landmarks

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

A team of young Vietnamese art students are crowdfunding the money needed to get their award-winning project, a pop-up book featuring symbolic landmarks of Saigon, or Ho Chi Minh City, published.

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Comic artists in Vietnam face the tight grip of censorship

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

A young generation of Vietnamese comic artists is struggling to get its work published as local publishers hesitate to give the nod to comics targeting older age groups.

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Vietnamese newspaper apologizes, removes false reports on fish sauce safety

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

A major Vietnamese newspaper has had to apologize to its readers for a series of articles now proven to spread false public concern on the safety of fish sauce.

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Four Vietnamese universities have scientific journals published internationally most

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Scopus's list of scientifc articles published in journals worldwide
As per Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, from January to October, 2016, Vietnam has four universities which have the most scientific journals published internationally.

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Lost innocence

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Debris of Debris (Writers Association Publishers 2016) by Vinh Quyen is the first Vietnamese-authored English-language novel written in Vietnam, and has also been published in the UK and in the US. In the beginning, the work faced problems being licenced by the authorities, until its Vietnamese translation, Mảnh vỡ của mảnh vỡ, published in January this year was awarded top prize in the 2011-2015 Vietnam Writers Association Novel Competition. In September, Debris of Debris became was also published.

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EVN to replace PetroVietnam and Inter RAO to develop thermal power plants

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

State-run Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) has been chosen to take over the thermal power plants Quang Trach I and II, both of which are located in Quang Trach Power Centre in Quang Binh, according to information published on the Government Portal.

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US multi-level marketing company quits unnecessary Vietnamese market

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

Multi-level marketing (MLM) company Isagenix Vietnam Company Limited has announced to stop its operations and leave Vietnam because its Vietnamese business line is not necessary for its parent Isagenix International Company, according to a notice published by Vietnam Competition Authority (VCA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade on October 10.

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