Montblanc to Apple: our Swiss smartwatch will outlast yours

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Montblanc to Apple: our Swiss smartwatch will outlast yours

By the end of the decade, smartwatches from Apple Inc. and others might elicit guffaws rather than envy. At least that’s the view of Montblanc’s Alexander Schmiedt, who’s developed an electronic watchband for Swiss luxury timepieces that tracks steps, reads emails and even helps take selfies.

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Governments can only issue bonds to raise funds for investment: economists

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Governments can only issue bonds to raise funds for investment: economists

VietNamNet Bridge - To make up the budget deficit, the government needs to issue bonds to raise funds from the public rather than borrow money directly from the central bank, economists say.

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Vietnam mulls criminal charges against employers avoiding pension obligations

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Vietnam mulls criminal charges against employers avoiding pension obligations

Employers who avoid buying mandatory social and health insurance for their employees will face criminal charges rather than civil penalties, under newly proposed legislation.

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No country for disabled men

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No country for disabled men

On a recent Tuesday morning, while I was impatiently waiting for the green light on the busy Le Van Sy Street in Ho Chi Minh City, I witnessed a shocking scene: a legless man dragged himself towards a bus that had stopped closer to the middle of the road rather than the designated stop, grabbed its steps and tried to swing himself up.

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Apple tests smartwatch market with quiet debut of Cook's first product

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Apple tests smartwatch market with quiet debut of Cook's first product

The Apple Watch will launch with a whisper rather than a bang on Friday, an unusual start for the company that may reflect early uncertainty about demand for Apple Inc boss Tim Cook's first new product.

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Law official calls for recognition of transgenders in Vietnam

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Law official calls for recognition of transgenders in Vietnam

Vietnam should legally recognise transgender people and permit transition therapy and surgery rather than force local people to go abroad for the treatment, a senior Health Ministry official said.

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Thailand to cooperate with Vietnam to develop auto industry

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Thailand to cooperate with Vietnam to develop auto industry

VietNamNet Bridge - Thailand plans to work rather than compete with Vietnam to develop its fledgling automobile industry.

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Vietnam runs fastest in the super-rich race

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Vietnam runs fastest in the super-rich race

VietNamNet Bridge - The rapid increase in the number of Vietnamese dollar billionaires has caused concern rather than joy.

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VTV says to privately fund television tower

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VTV says to privately fund television tower

Vietnam Television (VTV) said it will pay for a landmark 636-metre television tower, planned to be the tallest in the world, through private capital sources, rather than seek state budget assistance for the project, a VTV official said.

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Thailand wants to open auto powerhouse in Vietnam

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Thailand wants to open auto powerhouse in Vietnam

(VOV) - The automotive industries of Vietnam and Thailand should cooperate for common development rather than competing each others, said President of Thailand Automotive Institute (TAI), Vichai Jirathiyut during the talks in HCM City on April 2.

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Banking credit up in first quarter

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Banking credit grew by 1.5 per cent in the first quarter, the State Bank of Viet Nam has reported.

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Pope predicts short rule

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Pope Francis says he believes his rule will be short and that he would be ready to resign like his predecessor rather than ruling for life.

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Expert urges Vietnam traditions to spare animals by embracing symbolic 'slaughter'

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Expert urges Vietnam traditions to spare animals by embracing symbolic 'slaughter'

Growing international out cry over animal cruelty in traditional Vietnamese rituals has led one expert to suggest they become more symbolic events by using paper representations rather than actual living creatures.

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How to effectively utilize national talents

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

There is no denying the fact that a nation needs high quality human resources to develop its economy. However, it is no easy task to discover, cultivate and tap talents effectively.

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Students seek life advice from social media, not professionals

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Students seek life advice from social media, not professionals

VietNamNet Bridge – About 94 percent of general school and university students have problems in study and life, and most consult with their friends in class or social networks about ways to escape problems, rather than with professional consultants.

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