“We are disappointed in the pig-chopping ritual”: Asia Animals Foundation

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“We are disappointed in the pig-chopping ritual”: Asia Animals Foundation

VietNamNet Bridge – Dr. Tuan Bendixsen, chief representative of Animals Asia in Vietnam, said he would launch a stronger call for removal of the rituals "causing pain to animals".

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Vietnam’s newspaper editor-in-chief faces removal for abusing rights

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Vietnam’s newspaper editor-in-chief faces removal for abusing rights

The website of Vietnamese newspaper Nguoi Cao Tuoi (The Elderly) has had its license revoked after publishing articles which “abuse freedom and democratic rights,” while its editor-in-chief is facing removal from his post, authorities said Monday.

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Removal of cap on advert spending has little effect on local firms

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Removal of cap on advert spending has little effect on local firms

VietNamNet Bridge – While foreign-invested enterprises applauded the removal of the cap on expenses on advertising, Vietnamese businesses, mostly small- and medium-sized, have shown little interest in the new change.

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Vietnam opposes US anti-dumping tariffs on tra fish

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Vietnam opposes US anti-dumping tariffs on tra fish

The Vietnam Tra Fish Association (VTFA) on January 27 voiced its objection to US anti-dumping tariffs on Vietnamese tra fish.

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Ministry orders removal of foreign-style stone lions

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Ministry orders removal of foreign-style stone lions

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism held a workshop to review a regulation handed down five months ago that bans foreign-style symbols, sculptures and worship objects unsuitable for Vietnamese culture.

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Subsidies for public service units to be removed

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VietNamNet Bridge – The Government has issued Resolution 01/NQ-CP on socio-economic management and State budget estimates this year, and one important part of the resolution is the gradual removal of subsidies for State public service units.

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Ministry orders removal of foreign-style stone lions

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Ministry orders removal of foreign-style stone lions

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism held a workshop to review a regulation handed down five months ago that bans foreign-style symbols, sculptures and worship objects unsuitable for Vietnamese culture.

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Ministry orders removal of foreign-style stone lions

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism held a workshop to review a regulation handed down five months ago that bans foreign-style symbols, sculptures and worship objects unsuitable for Vietnamese culture.

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Lower oil prices expected to boost Asian demand growth in 2015

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Lower oil prices expected to boost Asian demand growth in 2015

Lower oil prices could boost demand in Asia in 2015, with spot interest for diesel, Asia's most widely used fuel, picking up in countries like Vietnam, Philippines and Indonesia, traders and analysts said.

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Greece protests Elgin Marbles sculpture loan to Russia

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Greece protests Elgin Marbles sculpture loan to Russia

The London museum said it had loaned one of the statues - taken from the Parthenon temple in Athens by British diplomat Lord Elgin in 1803 - to Russia's State Hermitage Museum.

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40,000 people register to donate corneas

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40,000 people register to donate corneas

The event is organised annually from 2007 when the first Vietnamese in Kim Son district of northern Ninh Binh province voluntarily gave corneas after passing away.

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Ho Chi Minh City's iconic general prepares for move to D6

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Workers set up scaffolding and barriers around the statue of General Tran Nguyen Han to prepare for its removal from the Ben Thanh Market roundabout in Ho Chi Minh City.

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HCMC underfinanced for evacuation of households on canals

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HCMC underfinanced for evacuation of households on canals

Ho Chi Minh City plans to remove nearly 4,500 households along the canals from now until 2015. However, a report from the Department of Construction showed that the City will have to spend VND4 trillion (US$188 million) for the project.

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MH17 wreckage removal starts in east Ukraine

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MH17 wreckage removal starts in east Ukraine

A crew from the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic - the pro-Moscow separatists who hold the territory - supervised by Dutch experts used metal saws to cut up the wreckage before it was lifted on to trucks at the remote crash site.

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Foreign-style animal statues to be removed from monuments within three months

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Foreign-style animal statues to be removed from monuments within three months

VietNamNet Bridge – February 2015 is the deadline for removal of foreign-styled animal statues from historical and cultural monuments. However, monument managers are having difficulty complying with the regulation because of a lack of guidance.

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