U.S. hopes Chinese island-building will spur Asian response

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U.S. hopes Chinese island-building will spur Asian response

By releasing video of Beijing’s island reclamation work and considering more assertive maritime actions, the United States is signaling a tougher stance over the South China Sea and trying to spur Asian partners to more action.

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OP-ED: Vietnam’s national pride issue and its Bphone

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OP-ED: Vietnam’s national pride issue and its Bphone

Editor’s note: Hau Pham is a Vietnamese who works in Singapore as a senior associate finance manager for P&G Asia. He wrote the following piece as a status update on his Facebook page in response to current criticisms many Vietnamese people are leveling at the Bphone.

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Probe launched into UK child trafficking

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago 2 duplicate news

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), in response to an article in The Guardian last weekend, which reported that 3,000 Vietnamese children had been trafficked and used for profit by Vietnamese criminal gangs in the UK, has confirmed that steps are being taken to verify the information.

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ASEAN+3 countries increase Ebola response capacity

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VietnamPlus English 3 day(s) ago

The Health Ministries of Vietnam and Thailand co-held an exercise on response to any outbreak of Ebola for ASEAN+3, according to Nhan Dan (People) newspaper.

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ASEAN+3 countries increase Ebola response capacity

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VOV News English 3 day(s) ago

The Health Ministries of Vietnam and Thailand co-held an exercise on response to any outbreak of Ebola for ASEAN+3, according to Nhan Dan (People) newspaper.

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Vietnam needs more action to combat climate change

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Vietnam needs more action to combat climate change

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam has been told to strengthen its response to climate change by including strategic investment in a low-carbon future in its planning and budgeting strategy.

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UN Chief expresses concern over East Sea disputes

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UN Chief expresses concern over East Sea disputes

VietNamNet Bridge – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has reiterated his agency’s willingness to support the promotion of dispute resolution between parties concerned through peaceful means at a May 23 meeting with Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in Hanoi.

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UN Chief expresses concern over East Sea disputes

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UN Chief expresses concern over East Sea disputes

(VOV) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has reiterated his agency’s willingness to support the promotion of dispute resolution between parties concerned through peaceful means at a May 23 meeting with Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in Hanoi.

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UN Secretary General expresses concern over East Sea disputes

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UN Secretary General expresses concern over East Sea disputes

(VOV) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has reiterated his agency’s willingness to support the promotion of dispute resolution between parties concerned through peaceful means at a May 23 meeting with Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in Hanoi.

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Vietnam needs $30 bln to cope with climate change

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Vietnam needs $30 bln to cope with climate change

Vietnam needs some US$30 billion to response to climate change, which may cost the country between 2 percent and 6 percent of its gross domestic products each, an official said.

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Supporting climate action in Vietnam through the budget

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Supporting climate action in Vietnam through the budget

Editor’s note: Victoria Kwakwa, country director of the World Bank in Vietnam, and Louise Chamberlain, country director of the United Nations Development Program in Vietnam, wrote this article exclusively for Tuoi Tre News.

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Vietnam needs $30bn to cope with climate change in 2015-20: expert

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Vietnam needs $30bn to cope with climate change in 2015-20: expert

Climate change brings about damage worth 2-6 percent of Vietnam’s GDP per year and the country needs roughly US$30 billion to cope with it in the next five years, a Vietnamese official has said.

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Social News 22/5

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Social News 22/5

Jetstar Pacific offers 7,000 cheap tickets

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HCMC willing to assist U.S. investors

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SaiGon GP English 6 day(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City wants to meet with and talk to U.S. businesses to solve problems and create advantageous environment for them, said the city People’s Committee Deputy Chairman Le Manh Ha while receiving U.S. Consul General in HCMC Rena Elizabeth Bitter on May 21.

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Vietnam needs 30 bln USD for climate change response

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VietnamPlus English 6 day(s) ago 2 duplicate news 3 related news

Vietnam needs 30 bln USD for climate change response

Vietnam needs a total of 30 billion USD for climate change response through green growth, said a report released at a meeting in Hanoi on May 21.

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