Without anomalies, Vietnam wouldn’t be the same: expat

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Without anomalies, Vietnam wouldn’t be the same: expat

Editor’s Note: In response to our topic for discussion: “Is it hard to kick Vietnamese’s bad habits?” American expat Martha Kennedy says she can only smile at the “odd behaviors of the Vietnamese and enjoy just how incongruous they are to the rules” she learned while growing up in the U.S. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author who is currently an English teacher in the central city of Da Nang.

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SOEs' IPO failures reflect poor preparation

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

The poor first-quarter response to IPOs (Initial Public Offerings) launched by State-owned enterprises (SOEs) shows that they have not prepared well for their equitisation process, a VnExpress report said.

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Not quite the model tweet by US Airways

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Not quite the model tweet by US Airways

US Airways rushed out an apology Monday after a graphic sexual image was tweeted from its official Twitter account in response to a disgruntled customer.

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Re: Is it hard to kick Vietnamese’s bad habits?

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Re: Is it hard to kick Vietnamese’s bad habits?

Editor’s Note: Dear readers! Our “Topic for discussion: Is it hard to kick Vietnamese’s bad habits” has attracted lots of comments and stories from expats and foreign visitors. Tuoitrenews welcomes any response from you regarding this matter, so please direct your comments or/and articles to ttn@tuoitre.com.vn

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Thai Binh province holds bird flu response drill

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VietnamPlus English 4 day(s) ago

A field simulation exercise against avian influenza A subtypes H5N1 and H7N9 in humans was held in the northern province of Thai Binh on April 13.

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Vietnamese’s bad habits: Littering, belching, refusing to queue

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Vietnamese’s bad habits: Littering, belching, refusing to queue

Editor’s Note: Thanh Vu Bui, who identifies himself as an Australian expat, emailed this piece to us on Wednesday in response to the article “Vietnamese’s bad habits: The ‘Tunnel Vision’ epidemic” published on our website the same day. Bui said in the email that “I’ve heard of the many reasons for the Vietnamese bad social habits,” citing Tunnel Vision, lack of education, and corruption as examples. Tuoitrenews does not vouch for the opinions expressed here which are the writer's own.

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Singapore, Malaysia hold chemical spill drill

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Singapore and Malaysia on April 9 held their first-ever joint chemical spill recovery drill at sea along the Straits of Johor.

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Tests clear refinery of pollution claims

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Tests clear refinery of pollution claims

VietNamNet Bridge – Wastewater and gas discharged from the Dung Quat Oil Refinery in the central province of Quang Ngai did not cause environmental pollution, a senior official from the company claimed in response to a barrage of complaints from local people.

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Tests clear refinery of pollution claims

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Wastewater and gas discharged from the Dung Quat Oil Refinery in the central province of Quang Ngai did not cause environmental pollution, a senior official from the company claimed in response to a barrage of complaints from local people.

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Germany aids Mekong Delta’s climate change response

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Germany aids Mekong Delta’s climate change response

Germany will speed up the provision of official development assistance (ODA) for the Mekong Delta in the fields of climate change adaptation, energy and environment.

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Red Cross societies help central city cope with climate change

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago

How to help Tam Ky city in the central province of Quang Nam effectively respond to climate change was the focus of a workshop jointly held by the provincial Red Cross and the American Red Cross (ARC) in the city on April 1.

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Red Cross societies help central city cope with climate change

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

How to help Tam Ky city in the central province of Quang Nam effectively respond to climate change was the focus of a workshop jointly held by the provincial Red Cross and the American Red Cross (ARC) in the city on April 1.

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VND650 million saved in Earth Hour 2014

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SaigonTimes English 2 week(s) ago

VND650 million saved in Earth Hour 2014

Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) said last Saturday the country saved 431,000 kWh worth VND650 million when non-essential lights were turned off for 60 minutes throughout the country.

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Van Don casino proposal gets muted response

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago 3 duplicate news

Van Don casino proposal gets muted response

The development of large-scale casinos nationwide has raised concerns over the growth of a future Van Don Special Economic Zone.

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Talks to focus on tackling ODA fraud

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 3 related news

The first meeting of the Viet Nam-Japan Joint Committee, which will discuss measures to prevent fraud during the implementation of ODA projects alongside reforms for relevant policies, will be held on April 4 in Ha Noi.

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