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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Hungary halts key EU asylum rule, saying 'the boat is full'

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Hungary halts key EU asylum rule, saying 'the boat is full'

Hungary said on Tuesday (Jun 24) it has indefinitely suspended the application of a key EU asylum rule in order "protect Hungarian interests", prompting Brussels to seek immediate clarification.

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Man kills three by ploughing SUV into Austrian shoppers

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A driver killed three people and injured 34 on June 20 in the Austrian city of Graz when he ploughed a vehicle at high speed into a crowded shopping street, police said.

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Vietnam may restrict texting to 50 messages per day in bid to fight spam

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Vietnam may restrict texting to 50 messages per day in bid to fight spam

The government’s new attempt to stop spam messages has received strong opposition from telecom companies as it plans to limit text messages sent from a single number to only 50 a day.

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Vietnam lawmakers vote in favor of workers, slacken strict pension rule

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Vietnam lawmakers vote in favor of workers, slacken strict pension rule

Vietnam's legislators have voted to let employees keep the option of receiving lump-sum social insurance payments when they choose to leave their companies.

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More tests needed to rule out MERS for South Korean in Slovakia

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More tests needed to rule out MERS for South Korean in Slovakia

A South Korean man in isolation at a Slovakian hospital will undergo another round of tests to ensure he is not infected with the potentially fatal MERS virus, the hospital in Bratislava said on Sunday.

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Vietnam’s “chaebols”: Tran brothers rule Kinh Do Corp.

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Vietnam’s “chaebols”: Tran brothers rule Kinh Do Corp.

VietNamNet Bridge - Brothers Tran Kim Thanh and Tran Le Nguyen have been at the two top posts in Kinh Do Corporation since the company’s establishment.

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Stocks rise on same-day trading rule

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Stocks rise on same-day trading rule

Stock markets continued to grow as real-estate and security shares continued to impress the investors to keep the market on a positive course on June 12.

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The importance of evidence: Fact, fiction and the South China Sea

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The importance of evidence: Fact, fiction and the South China Sea

In just a few weeks, international judges will begin to consider the legality of China’s ‘U-shaped line’ claim in the South China Sea. The venue will be the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague and the Court’s first step – during deliberations in July – will be to consider whether it should even consider the case. China’s best hope is that the judges will rule themselves out of order because if they don’t, and the Philippines’ case proceeds, it’s...

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Vietnam orders customs officers to 'improve attitude' towards tourists

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The Ministry of Finance will impose strict sanctions and dismiss any custom officer who harasses tourists when they exit the country, according to a new regulation.

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Law committee rejects provisional restrictions on length of Vietnamese names

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Law committee rejects provisional restrictions on length of Vietnamese names

Draft regulations that the full name of a Vietnamese citizen must not have more than 25 characters, or contain any numbers or symbols, are not acceptable, the head of the National Assembly Law Committee has said.

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Multi-million dollar statues reveal rich history of Mekong Delta

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Several sculptures dating back to the 5th and 6th centuries, when the Mekong Delta was under the rule of the Kingdom of Funan, are being kept at two museums in the region.

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Stricter penalties for bank share violations

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The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will take bold actions against any breach of its rules on bank share ownership restriction.

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