Experts: VN should not limit motorbikes

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

Viet Nam should improve public transit and road safety rather than limiting the number of motorbikes, as the two-wheeled vehicles will continue to be the country's main form of transport for the foreseeable future, participants said at a workshop on Tuesday in Ha Noi.

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State to sharpen agriculture focus

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The Government needs to make amends for its rather dismal performance to date in facilitating investment in agriculture despite the sector's key importance in the nation's growth, experts said at a conference on November 9.

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State to sharpen agriculture focus

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

State to sharpen agriculture focus

The Government needs to make amends for its rather dismal performance to date in facilitating investment in agriculture despite the sector's key importance in the nation's growth, experts said at a conference yesterday.

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WHO reduces Ebola death toll to 4,818

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WHO reduces Ebola death toll to 4,818

The new toll stands at 4,818 deaths, rather than 4,951 reported on October 31, the UN health agency said. The number of reported cases has also fallen to 13,042 from 13,567.

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Vietnam couples say cheese for bridal photos at film studios

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Vietnam couples say cheese for bridal photos at film studios

More and more young couples opt to take their bridal photos at film studios rather than conventional ones in Ho Chi Minh City for the novelty, convenience and gorgeous, exotic settings the new service offers.

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Security warnings calm tourists rather than scare: HCMC cop

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Security warnings calm tourists rather than scare: HCMC cop

Ho Chi Minh City police have had to stop passing out leaflets warning foreign visitors of robberies, rip-offs and taxi scams due to complaints from tour companies.

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Vaccinations to be supervised more closely

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

The Ministry of Health (MOH) announced on Sunday that it would provide more vaccination training after medical workers in the southern province of Dong Thap mistakenly injected 60 children with distilled water rather than rubella vaccine.

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Steel firms need tax cut roadmap

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

As Viet Nam and the Custom Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan (VCUFTA) anticipate signing a free trade agreement in 2015, the Viet Nam Steel Association (VSA) advocated gradually reducing the steel import tariff over ten years rather than eliminating it immediately so that domestic steel producers could retain their competitiveness.

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Foster care gives children new homes

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Foster care gives children new homes

VietNamNet Bridge – Rather than living at orphanages, about 400 children benefit from a programme that provides temporary foster care.

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Would you rather spend $3M on a bike or a submarine?

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

The super rich of the United Arab Emirates have been flocking to the Big Boys Toys expo in Dubai, showcasing everything from luxury submarines to sports cars. Attendance is expected to top 40,000.

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Foster care gives children new homes

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Foster care gives children new homes

Rather than living at orphanages, about 400 children benefit from aprogramme that provides temporary foster care. Hong Thuy reports.

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Internal capacity to combat HIV/AIDS strengthened: experts

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

Internal capacity to combat HIV/AIDS strengthened: experts

Vietnam should enhance its national capacity to achieve its target to end HIV/AIDS by 2030 independently rather than rely on international assistance, a conference in Hanoi on September 25 concluded.

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Concern in Australia over Japan sub fleet plan

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Concern in Australia over Japan sub fleet plan

Opposition politicians and industry groups in Australia demanded clarity from the government Tuesday over reports that it could buy a new submarine fleet from Japan rather than build them at home.

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Dak Lak invests in rubber tree conservation

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

Rubber tree plantation owners and businesses are protecting rubber trees rather than cutting them down to cultivate other crops, despite falling latex prices, the Central Highlands Steering Committee reported. Apart from calling for increased protection of rubber trees, local authorities proposed plantations apply intercropping to increase incomes and enrich the soil.

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Kindergartens in city to admit babies from six months old

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Kindergartens in city to admit babies from six months old

VietNamNet Bridge – From this new school year, State-owned kindergartens in eight districts of HCMC will join a pilot program to admit babies from six months old rather than from 13-months as previously, heard a meeting between the city’s government and the committee of the National Assembly on Monday.

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