Vietnam house scraps ad tax, hikes tobacco, wine tax

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Vietnam house scraps ad tax, hikes tobacco, wine tax

Vietnam’s legislature approved a draft of tax relief measures on Wednesday, including a highly-anticipated move to make all advertising tax-deductible.

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Few addicts get methadone relief

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Just 10 per cent of the drug addicts nationwide had received the methadone maintenance treatment so far, officials said a recent workshop.

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‘Comic relief' at Fukushima event

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‘Comic relief' at Fukushima event

Fans of manga enjoyed an opportunity to learn how to create the Japanese comics during the Fukushima Festival held at the Vietnamese Women's Museum yesterday.

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Few addicts get methadone relief

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago 2 related news

Just 10 per cent of the drug addicts nationwide had received the methadone maintenance treatment so far, officials said a recent workshop.

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HCM City to have centre for HIV-addiction treatment technology transfer

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HCM City to have centre for HIV-addiction treatment technology transfer

A project on building an HIV-addiction treatment technology transfer centre was officially kicked off at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Medicine and Pharmacy in on November 21.

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Obama to offer immigration relief to about 4.7 million: source

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Obama to offer immigration relief to about 4.7 million: source

President Barack Obama is slated to announce on Thursday that he will offer relief from the threat of deportation to about 4.4 million undocumented people who are parents of U.S. citizens and green card holders, according to a source briefed by the administration.

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Remixing for Ebola relief

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A new version of the Band Aid charity song has been released to raise money to fight Ebola in West Africa.

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New tests needed to diagnose TB

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Most diagnoses of tuberculosis in Viet Nam are based only on sputum tests, which can lead to delayed treatment if the results are negative, according to findings from the Friends for International Tuberculosis Relief, a German NGO.

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Vietnam uses mother translators to help ethnic preschool kids who can’t speak Vietnamese

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Vietnam uses mother translators to help ethnic preschool kids who can’t speak Vietnamese

The Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training and U.S. relief and development organization World Vision International are carrying out a program that places mothers in the role of teaching assistants to help local educators teach children from ethnic groups in preschools.

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Bangkok ready to host Meeting of Governors/Mayors of ASEAN Capitals

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The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has confirmed its readiness to play host to the Second Meeting of Governors/Mayors of ASEAN Capitals on November 4-6.

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Elton John joins with U.S. agencies on new AIDS program

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Elton John joins with U.S. agencies on new AIDS program

British singer and activist Elton John said on Friday a new $7 million partnership between his foundation and U.S. government agencies will help create an AIDS-free society but urged more work to reach that goal.

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Experts unearth Champa artifacts

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Experts unearth Champa artifacts

Numerous rare Champa artifacts have been found at the excavation site of Champa tower relics in the Rung Cam forest of this central province.

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Mekong Delta suffers as factories dump waste into local river system

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Mekong Delta suffers as factories dump waste into local river system

VietNamNet Bridge – Newly built seafood and garment factories have polluted once-pristine rural areas in the Mekong delta, but relief seems far away.

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Mekong Delta suffers as factories dump waste into local river system

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Mekong Delta suffers as factories dump waste into local river system

Newly built seafood and garment factories have polluted once-pristine rural areas in the Mekong delta, but relief seems far away.

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Cyclone in India kills 8 as typhoon hits Japan

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Cyclone in India kills 8 as typhoon hits Japan

A powerful cyclone that slammed into India's eastern seaboard weakened as it moved inland Monday, leaving at least eight dead in its wake. Rescue workers readied helicopters, aircraft and ships to carry out relief operations once daylight made clear the extent of damage.

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