Dak Lak province restructures agricultural production

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Dak Lak province restructures agricultural production

The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak is reducing the area of land under coffee cultivation from 203,561ha to 170,000ha and the acreage of cashew cultivation to 21,000ha by 2020 under its agriculture restructuring plan, the province’s officials reported on October 1.

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WHO urges Vietnamese to eat less salt

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WHO urges Vietnamese to eat less salt

The World Health Organisation (WHO) called on Vietnamese people to eat less salt in order to prevent cardiovascular disease, the major cause of death in the country.

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WHO urges Vietnamese to reduce salt consumption

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WHO urges Vietnamese to reduce salt consumption

The World Health Organization (WHO) Monday called on Vietnam to take action against salt overuse in a bid to cut the number of people experiencing heart disease and stroke and save lives.

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Vietnam to increase tax on tobacco, beer, spirits

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Vietnamese lawmakers have agreed to raise the special consumption tax (SCT) imposed on tobacco, beer and spirits, as proposed by the Government, from 2016, with a view to curbing consumption of those items that are harmful to health.

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Trade shortfall hits nearly US$1 billion in two weeks

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Trade shortfall hits nearly US$1 billion in two weeks

Vietnam’s trade deficit was estimated at US$955 million for the first half of September, reducing the country’s total export surplus since the beginning of the year down to US$2 billion, according to customs statistics.

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Trade shortfall hits nearly US$1 billion in two weeks

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Trade shortfall hits nearly US$1 billion in two weeks

(VOV) -Vietnam’s trade deficit was estimated at US$955 million for the first half of September, reducing the country’s total export surplus since the beginning of the year down to US$2 billion, according to customs statistics.

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Trade shortfall hits nearly US$1 million in two weeks

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Trade shortfall hits nearly US$1 million in two weeks

(VOV) -Vietnam’s trade deficit was estimated at US$955 million for the first half of September, reducing the country’s total export surplus since the beginning of the year down to US$2 billion, according to customs statistics.

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WB praises Vietnam for progress in health insurance expansion

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WB praises Vietnam for progress in health insurance expansion

Vietnam has made great achievements in expanding social health insurance to more than half of its population at present, the World Bank hailed in its new report issued on Wednesday.

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Experts urge cigarette tax hike

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Experts urge cigarette tax hike

Experts are seeking a much larger increase in the special consumption tax on tobacco products than that proposed by the Ministry of Finance.

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Global human development report launched

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Global human development report launched

The 2014 Human Development Report was launched in Vietnam on September 11 by the UN Development Programme in collaboration with the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS).

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Petrol prices continue reducing

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Petrol prices continue reducing

The Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) cut petrol prices by VND95-160 per liter since 6 p.m. on September 9 as per instruction from the Ministries of Finance and Industry and Trade

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E-cigarette criticisms 'alarmist' say researchers

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E-cigarette criticisms 'alarmist' say researchers

Warnings over e-cigarettes are alarmist - and increasing their use could save many lives, researchers have said.

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Six dead in Paris suburb building explosion

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Six people were killed on Sunday (Aug 31) when an explosion ripped through an apartment building outside Paris, reducing half a residential block to rubble, emergency services said.

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Construction industry expo opens in HCM City

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Vietbuild, the biggest annual construction-industry exhibition, opened yesterday at the Sai Gon Exhibition and Convention Centre in HCM City's District 7.

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Bio-tech crucial to cutting emissions

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Bio-tech crucial to cutting emissions

VietNamNet Bridge – Bio-technology plays a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating the impacts of global warming, a conference heard in HCM City last Tuesday.

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