Gas blast in Taiwan kills 25, injures 267, topples buildings

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Gas blast in Taiwan kills 25, injures 267, topples buildings

A series of explosions caused by a gas leak killed 25 people and injured 267 in Taiwan's second city on Friday, sending flames shooting 15 storeys into the air, setting ablaze entire blocks and reducing small shops to rubble.

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Dien Bien shares experience in building REDD+ action plan

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VietnamPlus English 2 day(s) ago

The northwestern mountainous province of Dien Bien on July 30 held a workshop to share its experience in building the provincial REDD+ action plan (PRAP) on reducing greenhouse gas emission.

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Progress made on reducing HIV transmission

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VietnamNet English 5 day(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – The number of people with HIV in Viet Nam has fallen to under 0.3 per cent, said National Assembly Committee for Social Affairs Vice Chairman Dang Thuan Phong at a conference on Thursday.

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Petty bribery: It’s not pretty

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Petty bribery: It’s not pretty

Reducing tax procedures will not only save time and costs for companies but also help curb petty corruption and enhance Vietnam's business environment. Photo: Ngoc Thang

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Broken internet cable to be fixed this month

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Broken internet cable to be fixed this month

The broken Asia-America Gateway (AAG) undersea cable will be completely repaired by July 30, restoring full Internet connectivity between Viet Nam and other countries.

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WB pledges US$4 billion loan for VN

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WB pledges US$4 billion loan for VN

VGP – The World Bank (WB) has committed to providing a preferential loan worth nearly US$4 billion from the International Development Association (IDA) for Viet Nam within three years from 2014-2017.

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Seminar shares experience in sustainable forest development

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

A conference was held in Da Lat city, the Central Highland province of Lam Dong, on July 18 to share experience in protecting, managing and developing forest in a sustainable manner in response to climate change.

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Forum discusses forest adaptation to climate change

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Forum discusses forest adaptation to climate change

(VOV) -How to develop forest sustainably, adapt and reduce the impacts of climate change was discussed at a forum held in the central highland province of Lam Dong on July 18.

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Press digest – July 17

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One in three Alzheimer's cases preventable, says research

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One in three Alzheimer's cases preventable, says research

One in three cases of Alzheimer's disease worldwide is preventable, according to research from the University of Cambridge.

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Reducing traffic congestion in Vietnam’s major cities

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Reducing traffic congestion in Vietnam’s major cities

Editor’s Note: Dr. Terry F. Buss, a Fellow at the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration, shares his views on how to ease traffic congestion in Vietnam’s major cities. Buss is currently living in Hanoi and the views expressed herein are his own.

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Official: Progress made on reducing HIV transmission

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HA NOI (VNS) —The number of people with HIV in Viet Nam has fallen to under 0.3 per cent, said National Assembly Committee for Social Affairs Vice Chairman Dang Thuan Phong at a conference on Thursday.

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Official: Progress made on reducing HIV transmission

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 2 related news

The number of people with HIV in Viet Nam has fallen to under 0.3 per cent, said National Assembly Committee for Social Affairs Vice Chairman Dang Thuan Phong at a conference on Thursday.

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Metro promoting energy efficiency in supply chain

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Improving productivity, reducing production costs and minimising negative impacts on the environment by large and medium-sized manufacturers are some of the topics discussed in the “Energy Efficiency Programme of Supply Chain” workshop held by Metro Cash & Carry and GIZ’s Project Development Programme (PDP) on Wednesday in Ho Chi Minh City.

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PM urges tax sector to streamline procedures

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PM urges tax sector to streamline procedures

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked the taxation sector to focus on reducing troublesome procedures in tax payment and impose strict punishments on officers who harass the people and businesses.

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