Vietnamese man hits US$228.4 million Powerball jackpot

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VOV News English 4 day(s) ago

Vietnamese man hits US$228.4 million Powerball jackpot

(VOV) - Lottery officials have announced Vinh Nguyen, an Overseas Vietnamese (OV) residing in the US, has matched all six numbers to claim the US$228.4 million California Powerball jackpot.

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Cartoon on corruption wins prize

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Cartoon on corruption wins prize

Le Phuong's cartoon wins the top prize at a year-long newspaper-cartoon contest. The drawing, which poked fun at people's ignorance of corruption, was good enough to take home the VND30million (US$1,400) reward.

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An intrepid culinary adventure on Vietnam's 'squid island'

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

I landed on Phu Quy Island at dawn and was greeted by bamboo baskets full of fleshy pink squid being rushed to the early markets.

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Overpaid bank chief in China means 2% of what Dimon gets

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Overpaid bank chief in China means 2% of what Dimon gets

Jiang Jianqing, chairman of Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd., earned less than 2 percent of Jamie Dimon’s compensation last year while reporting twice the profit of JPMorgan Chase & Co. Instead of a reward, Jiang is poised for a pay cut.

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Gov’t may reward whistleblowers with bonuses of up to $250,000

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge - According to draft regulations written by the Government Inspectorate and Ministry of Home Affairs, whistleblowers who help the state recover at least VND1 trillion ($47.6 million) due to corruption can receive a bonus of VND5 billion ($250,000), the maximum amount to given under the proposed reward system.

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Corruption whistleblowers may be rewarded with up to $236,000 in Vietnam

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Corruption whistleblowers may be rewarded with up to $236,000 in Vietnam

People who denounce corruption and help the government of Vietnam recover from a corruption case an amount as much as 600 times the common minimum wage will be rewarded with VND5 billion (US$236,000), according to a draft regulation.

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Singing festival showcases restored ca tru music

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

Twenty six ca tru (ceremonial singing) troupes from across the nation will gather at a festival hosted by the Viet Nam Institute of Musicology from August 26-29 in Ha Noi.

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Outgoing Brazilian ambassador receives friendship insignia

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) on August 21 presented the insignia “For peace and friendship of nations” to outgoing Brazil Ambassador Victoria Alice Cleaver.

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Outgoing Brazilian ambassador receives friendship insignia

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) on August 21 presented the insignia “For peace and friendship of nations” to outgoing Brazil Ambassador Victoria Alice Cleaver.

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Citi Vietnam extends momentum in credit card

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

Eyeing on the market segment of emerging Vietnamese young professionals, Citibank in Vietnam is now leveraging its momentum with a whole new credit card, so called Citi Visa Platinum Rewards Card that has recently been launched in Vietnam.

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Obese women 'show signs of food learning impairment'

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Obese women 'show signs of food learning impairment'

Obese women may have a "food learning impairment" that could explain their attitude to food, research from Yale School of Medicine suggests.

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Outgoing UK ambassador awarded certificate of merit

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VOV News English 3 month(s) ago

Outgoing UK ambassador awarded certificate of merit

Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Vietnam Antony Stokes has been awarded Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh’s certificate of merit for his active and effective contributions to strengthening the friendship between the two peoples.

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Outgoing UK ambassador awarded certificate of merit

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

Outgoing UK ambassador awarded certificate of merit

Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Vietnam Antony Stokes has been awarded Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh’s certificate of merit for his active and effective contributions to strengthening the friendship between the two peoples.

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AIA Vietnam won Trusted Brand 2014 award

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

Life insurer AIA Vietnam just received the title Vietnam Trusted Brand 2014.

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Corruption denunciators to be rewarded with corrupted money

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Corruption denunciators to be rewarded with corrupted money

Corruption denunciators will be rewarded 10 percent of the corrupt amount which is reclaimed and returned to the State budget, according to a draft joint circular on rewards for individuals who fight against corruption issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate.

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