Lufthansa pilots announce two-day freight flight strike

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Lufthansa pilots late on Monday announced their fifth strike since the end of August, this time grounding freight flights in Germany over a dispute surrounding retirement benefits.

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Parade marks Thai PM's transition to civilian, army keeps grip on power

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Parade marks Thai PM's transition to civilian, army keeps grip on power

Thailand's army chief prime minister, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, hands over command of the army this week to a trusted ally and steps into civilian politics as head of a government likely to soon face pressure to turn around a sputtering economy.

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Retired Transport Minister leaves investment board amid public pressure

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Retired Transport Minister leaves investment board amid public pressure

Retired Minister of Transportation Ho Nghia Dung has left the board of a company that invested in a public tunnel project in Central Vietnam after the timing of his shift into the private sector created an appearance of impropriety.

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Vietnam lacks teeth for shady shifts from public to private sector

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Vietnam lacks teeth for shady shifts from public to private sector

News that former Transport Minister Ho Nghia Dung jumped into a job with a contractor he once oversaw as a public official sparked debate over retirement policies designed to prevent conflicts of interest.

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Early retirement makes deep cuts into social insurance fund

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Early retirement makes deep cuts into social insurance fund

VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnam Social Insurance Fund is suffering from big losses of revenues due to the early retirement of laborers, said a senior executive of the fund.

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Vietnam sees lowest jobless rate in second half of 2014

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Vietnam sees lowest jobless rate in second half of 2014

Vietnam’s overall unemployment rate stood at 1.84 percent in early July 2014, the lowest within the previous 12 months, the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs reported Wednesday.

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Korean academic quits good job at home to help disabled Vietnam kids

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Korean academic quits good job at home to help disabled Vietnam kids

A 52-year-old Korean woman with a doctoral degree in education has quit a well-paying job in her country to spend the rest of her life in Vietnam helping physically challenged kids.

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British couple walled into French home by 'neighbours from hell'

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British couple walled into French home by 'neighbours from hell'

A British couple's dream of a quiet retirement in the sun of southern France turned into a nightmare when their neighbours walled them into their home.

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World Cup record holder Klose retires from international football

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World Cup record holder Klose retires from international football

German striker Miroslav Klose, the all-time World Cup top scorer, announced his retirement from international football on Monday (Aug 11).

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English lecturers to be tested

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

The Education and Training Ministry said yesterday that it would organise the inspection and assessment of English teachers or those using English to teach at non-State colleges and universities.

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Voluntary pension scheme needed

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Voluntary pension insurance should be implemented as soon as possible because the delay would make life of retirees more difficult, a labour ministry official has said.

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Few sign up for voluntary insurance

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Few sign up for voluntary insurance

VietNamNet Bridge – The national voluntary social insurance programme aims to provide insurance to society's most vulnerable groups, but many intended beneficiaries are uninformed or unable to participate.

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Voluntary pension scheme needed

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Voluntary pension insurance should be implemented as soon as possible because the delay would make life of retirees more difficult, a labour ministry official has said.

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What to fear if China crashes

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What to fear if China crashes

Few moments in modern financial history were scarier than the week of Sept. 15, 2008, when first Lehman Brothers and then American International Group collapsed. Who could forget the cratering stock markets, panicky bailout negotiations, rampant foreclosures, depressing job losses and decimated retirement accounts -- not to mention the discouraging recovery since then?

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Loew to stay on as Germany coach

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Loew to stay on as Germany coach

Germany coach Joachim Loew said on Wednesday that he never considered leaving his post after winning the World Cup title and insisted he would see out his contract which runs until Euro 2016.

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