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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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago

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 2 week(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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Improving business milieu could bring Vietnam 1-2% GDP growth: official

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Improving business milieu could bring Vietnam 1-2% GDP growth: official

Should the Vietnamese business environment be improved, Vietnam’s gross domestic product could grow by one to two percent, a deputy minister of planning and investment has said.

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Bio-tech crucial to cutting emissions

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

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

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Workshop discusses bio-tech application in agro-production

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

The role of biotechnology in reducing exhaust emissions and adapting to climate change was the main focus of a workshop held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 19.

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Saving rhinos in Vietnam - Awareness through artworks

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Saving rhinos in Vietnam - Awareness through artworks

VietNamNet Bridge - HSI, WildAct Vietnam and the Hanoi Education and Training Department recently organized an event called Rhino Art Vietnam to raise awareness about rhino conservation and reducing rhino horn consumption.

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Vietnam urged to reduce demand for rhino horns

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Vietnam urged to reduce demand for rhino horns

VietNamNet Bridge – Rhinos are being driven to extinction due to the demand for their horns and Viet Nam is considered the main market for them, experts have said.

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Derailed tourist train injures eight

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Eight people were injured after a tourist train derailed at a tourist site in the southern province of Tay Ninh yesterday.

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Viet Nam urged to reduce demand for rhino horns

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Rhinos are being driven to extinction due to the demand for their horns and Viet Nam is considered the main market for them, experts have said.

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Focus should be on reducing prostitution's harm to society

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

Chung A, former vice chairman of the Viet Nam National Committee for Prevention and Control of AIDS, told newspaper Nong thon Ngay nay (Countryside Today) that prostitution needs to be under control.

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