Vietnam ministry says against brutal festivals amid NGO’s pig slaughter fest complaint

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Vietnam ministry says against brutal festivals amid NGO’s pig slaughter fest complaint

The Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism has said it does not approve of festivals that include brutal and barbarous rites, following an appeal by an animal protection NGO against one of such fests in northern Vietnam.

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Long An women honoured as Heroic Mothers

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Local authorities in the Mekong Delta province of Long An presented the state title of Vietnamese Heroic Mother to 169 late mothers for their sacrifices in the cause of national independence in Tan Thanh district and Tan An City on January 27.

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Prime Minister Dung welcomes officials from Vatican, Myanmar

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 2 related news

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday said the Vietnamese Government always respected and ensured citizens' right to freedom of belief and religion, during a reception for Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.

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Hollande reassures Muslims, demands respect for French values

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Hollande reassures Muslims, demands respect for French values

President Francois Hollande assured Muslims in France and abroad on Thursday that his country respected them and their religion but would not compromise its commitment to freedom and democracy.

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E-cigarettes 'help smokers quit or cut down'

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E-cigarettes 'help smokers quit or cut down'

E-cigarettes can help smokers stop or reduce their habit, a respected international review has confirmed.

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HSBC Vietnam has first local CEO

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Pham Hong Hai has been officially appointed to the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of HSBC Bank (Vietnam) Ltd since Dec. 1, becoming the first ever Vietnamese person to head operations at the foreign-owned bank.

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Vietnam TV fined for airing cartoon considered to insult teachers before their day

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Vietnam TV fined for airing cartoon considered to insult teachers before their day

National broadcaster Vietnam Television (VTV) has been fined VND30 million (US$1,412) for airing a cartoon regarded as offending teachers who are highly respected in Vietnamese society right ahead of Teachers’ Day.

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VFF salutes key community workers

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VFF salutes key community workers

(VOV) - The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) on November 11 awarded certificates of merit to 15 individuals and collectives for their lifetime dedication and achievements in social work.

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Respected teacher who failed civil-servant exam named head of FPT school

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Respected teacher who failed civil-servant exam named head of FPT school

VietNamNet Bridge – Dang Minh Tuan, MA, who failed the civil service exam that would have allowed him to teach at the Hanoi-Amsterdam High School for the Gifted, has been appointed the deputy director of FPT High School.

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Expert examines Vietnam's economic policy

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Expert examines Vietnam's economic policy

In an interview with DTiNews, Dr. Tran Dinh Thien, respected economist and director of the Vietnam Institute of Economics, gave some of his thoughts about weaknesses in the labour market.

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Scrap metal from used ships polluting environment

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Scrap metal from used ships polluting environment

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE) has allowed enterprises and individuals to import used ships for scrap steel, which has caused pollution, environmentalists say.

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Architects advocate for natural beauty

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Architects advocate for natural beauty

Architectural and cultural experts together with local leaders share the same view on the need to preserve the present vista around Hoan Kiem Lake in Ha Noi.

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Moroccans celebrate two days in one

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Moroccans celebrate two days in one

The traditional celebration of the Throne Day in Morocco goes back many centuries. It is the expression of an immutable pact (Beia' or allegiance) between the King and the People. This pact has been well respected and enshrined in the shared history of Moroccan people and the Royal Alaouite dynasty for many centuries.

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HCM City honours 831 heroic mothers

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HCM City honours 831 heroic mothers

Ho Chi Minh City local authorities presented the state title of Vietnamese Heroic Mother to 831 late mothers in the city for their sacrifices to the national independence.

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Int’l experts call for peaceful solutions to East Sea disputes

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Foreign experts to an international workshop on legal issues regarding China’s illegal placement of its Haiyang Shiyou-981 oil rig inside Vietnam’s waters have voiced that international law must be respected when it comes the settlement of current disputes in the East Sea.

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