Vietnam will curb alcohol consumption, ban smoking in 2035

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Vietnam will curb alcohol consumption, ban smoking in 2035

Editor’s note: In 2035, Vietnam would pride itself on lower consumption of beer and alcohol and no smoking, Nguyen Bich Thuy, a 28-year-old female contestant in the “Ky Vong Viet Nam 20 Nam Toi” (“My Expectations for Vietnam in 20 Years”) writing competition, said in her entry.

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Government may be held accountable for vaccine complications under new rule

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Government may be held accountable for vaccine complications under new rule

A baby receives a vaccine at a clinic in Hanoi. Photo: Ngoc Thang

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Hanoi cops to patrol on bicycles to create 'friendly' public image

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Hanoi cops to patrol on bicycles to create 'friendly' public image

Hanoi authorities have approved a plan to have some of its police officers patrol on bicycles to cultivate an image that is “friendly and close” to the public.

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Rule relaxed for foreigners to visit Can Gio

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Rule relaxed for foreigners to visit Can Gio

Travel firms arranging tours for international cruise passengers to Can Gio Biosphere Reserve in the district of the same name in HCMC will send the list of visitors to the district authorities one day before arrival.

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Garment exports to US expected to top $11bn in 2015: media

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Garment exports to US expected to top $11bn in 2015: media

Shipments of Vietnamese garment and textile products to the U.S., the leading export market of Vietnam, are expected to top US$11 billion in value this year, a 12.24 percent year-on-year rise, said an official from the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS).

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Sand exploitation ravages river banks in Vietnam’s Central Highlands

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Sand exploitation ravages river banks in Vietnam’s Central Highlands

The over-exploitation of sand from the bottom of the Da Nhim River in Vietnam’s Central Highlands has led to severe erosion for years but local authorities have not discovered any rule violation following many checks.

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Marriage interview no longer needed for Vietnamese-foreigner couples

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Marriage interview no longer needed for Vietnamese-foreigner couples

The Ministry of Justice is seeking a new rule to scrap compulsory marriage interviews, making it easier and less stressful for local residents to marry foreigners in Vietnam.

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Marriage interview no longer needed for Vietnamese-foreigner couples: justice ministry

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The Ministry of Justice is seeking a new rule to scrap compulsory marriage interviews, making it easier and less stressful for local residents to marry foreigners in Vietnam.

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Police rule out accomplices in murder of wealthy family in Binh Phuoc

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Police rule out accomplices in murder of wealthy family in Binh Phuoc

Police said on July 11 that Nguyen Hai Duong and Vu Van Tien were the only people involved in the killing of six family members in the southern province of Binh Phuoc on July 7.

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Merkel, Hollande urge Ukraine leader to give rebels self-rule

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Merkel, Hollande urge Ukraine leader to give rebels self-rule

German Chancellor Angel Merkel and French President Francois Hollande took the rare step Friday of pressing Ukraine's Western-backed leader to ensure partial self-rule for the pro-Russian separatist east.

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Auditors stay tough on brewer Sabeco amid $181mln tax evasion scandal

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Auditors stay tough on brewer Sabeco amid $181mln tax evasion scandal

Photo credit: WSJ/VnExpress

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VN needs privacy policies to control online social networks

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VN needs privacy policies to control online social networks

Nguyen Bac Son, Minister of Information and Communications, spoke to Lao Dong (Labour) newspaper about the need to adopt technical measures to stop the spread of harmful information.

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Cu Lao Cham to limit number of visitors to preserve biosphere

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Cu Lao Cham to limit number of visitors to preserve biosphere

Facing the recent huge influxes of tourists, Hoi An's authorities have decided to allow only 3,000 people to visit its Cu Lao Cham Islands every day, saying the biosphere recognized by UNESCO needs to be protected.

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Vietnam's ancient town to limit number of visitors to popular islands to preserve biosphere

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Vietnam's ancient town to limit number of visitors to popular islands to preserve biosphere

Tourists on Cu Lao Cham, Hoi An. Photo: C.T.V

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Traffic accidents kill 4,478 in year’s first half this year

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Traffic accidents kill 4,478 in year’s first half this year

Vietnam recorded as many as 11,179 traffic accidents, killing 4,478 people in the first half of this year, the National Traffic Safety Committee said in a report released on June 24.

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