City wage hike aims to attract more scientists

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HCM City plans to attract more scientists with a new policy raising scientists' State-paid wages to VND150 million (US$7,140) per month.

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Informal workers lack protection

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VietNam News English 12 hour(s) ago

Informal workers lack protection

Around 700 work-related deaths are reported each year, but not all of the victims' families are compensated. This year the country's Labour Accident Insurance Fund is running a surplus, said a labour expert, raising questions as to what could explain the discrepancy.

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Crocodile boom gets out of hand in Vietnam province

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Crocodile boom gets out of hand in Vietnam province

A farmer in the southern province of Dong Nai on Monday caught a large crocodile in a swamp near his house, believing the saurian had escaped from one of many farms that recently cropped up around a local reservoir.

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City mulls new way to measure poverty

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HCM City, a pioneer in raising the poverty threshold above the national level, plans to adopt the Multi-dimensional Poverty method with support from the United Nations Development Programme.

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Australian PM says tough new national security laws failed hostages

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Australian PM says tough new national security laws failed hostages

Tough new national security laws failed to prevent a deadly hostage crisis in the heart of Sydney this week, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday, raising questions about the usefulness of such measures.

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New Year's show for 500 disadvantaged children

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

A performance raising funds for disadvantaged children will be held at the Friendship Culture Palace on January 1.

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UN backs VN in gender-based violence prevention

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The United Nations (UN) will support Viet Nam in dealing with all forms of gender-based violence against women and girls, including physical, emotional, sexual abuse and human trafficking, UN Population Fund (UNFPA) representative Arthur Erken said at a workshop yesterday in Ha Noi.

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Qatar commits to raising trade to 1 bln USD with Vietnam

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Qatari Minister of Economy and Trade Sheikh Mohamed Al-Thani has committed to raising two-way trade with Vietnam to 1 billion USD in the coming years.

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UN vows further support for Vietnam in gender-based violence prevention

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UN vows further support for Vietnam in gender-based violence prevention

The United Nations (UN) pledged further support for Vietnam in dealing with all forms of gender-based violence against women and girls, including physical, emotional, sexual abuse and human trafficking.

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UN vows further support for Vietnam in gender-based violence prevention

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UN vows further support for Vietnam in gender-based violence prevention

The United Nations (UN) pledged further support for Vietnam in dealing with all forms of gender-based violence against women and girls, including physical, emotional, sexual abuse and human trafficking.

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UN vows further support for Vietnam in gender-based violence prevention

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UN vows further support for Vietnam in gender-based violence prevention

The United Nations (UN) pledged further support for Vietnam in dealing with all forms of gender-based violence against women and girls, including physical, emotional, sexual abuse and human trafficking.

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Raising the bar for wood sector exports

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Raising the bar for wood sector exports

(VOV) - The forestry sector is considering bumping up the annual export target to US$12 billion by 2020 in light of an anticipated expansion of global trade to be ushered in by free trade in the offing.

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Hostages held in Sydney cafe, forced to hold Islamic flag in window

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Hostages held in Sydney cafe, forced to hold Islamic flag in window

An armed assailant was holding an unknown number of hostages in a central Sydney cafe on Monday, shutting down Australia's largest city and raising fears it could be an attack by Islamist militant sympathizers.

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Masan Consumer Holdings issue landmark bond transaction to boost expansion drive

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Masan Consumer Holdings issue landmark bond transaction to boost expansion drive

Masan Consumer Holdings, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Masan Group, which is one of Vietnam’s largest private sector business groups, last week eyed a landmark deal after raising $100 million from a bond sale.

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Hostages held in Sydney cafe, forced to hold Islamic flag in window

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Hostages held in Sydney cafe, forced to hold Islamic flag in window

Dozens of hostages were trapped inside a central Sydney cafe on Monday, with local television showing some being forced to hold up a black flag with white Arabic writing in the window, raising fears of an attack linked to Islamic militants.

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