Former Thai PM appears before court for rice subsidy trial

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Former Thai PM appears before court for rice subsidy trial

Former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on August 31 appeared before the Supreme Court, where she is being tried for mismanaging a rice subsidy scheme that cost the country billions of US dollars.

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Bonus-mark scheme for rural/urban students seen as unreasonable

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Bonus-mark scheme for rural/urban students seen as unreasonable

VietNamNet Bridge - The policy on offering bonus marks to certain groups of student examinees has been applied for many years. However, it stirred violent debate after the 2015 national high school finals.

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Scientists forced to moonlight to make extra money

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Scientists forced to moonlight to make extra money

A professor receives a monthly salary equal to the pay of an electricity bill collector. A scientist with a doctorate receives an average of VND3 million a month from the state, which is just enough for 100 bowls of pho.

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Brazil judge says president's ex-chief of staff may have been bribed

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Brazil judge says president's ex-chief of staff may have been bribed

A federal judge in Brazil overseeing a sweeping corruption investigation said on Tuesday there were signs that President Dilma Rousseff's former chief of staff had received bribes.

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University candidates fed up with new enrolment scheme

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University candidates fed up with new enrolment scheme

VietNamNet Bridge - The new university enrolment scheme initiated by the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has not been welcomed by students. Schools fear they cannot find enough candidates, while students fear they may fail to enter university despite high exam scores.

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Carbon credits undercut climate change actions says report

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Carbon credits undercut climate change actions says report

The vast majority of carbon credits generated by Russia and Ukraine did not represent cuts in emissions, according to a new study.

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Gov’t to adjust Da Nang Int’l Airport planning scheme

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VGP - Deputy PM Hoang Trung Hai has tasked the Ministry of Transport to evaluate and approve the adjustments to the planning scheme of the Da Nang International Airport.

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Master scheme approved to boost tourism in Northern key economic region

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VGP – The PM has approved the Master scheme on the development of culture, family, sports, and tourism in the Northern key economic region by 2025 with a vision towards 2030.

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2015 university enrolment plan has failed

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2015 university enrolment plan has failed

VietNamNet Bridge - Many educators and students have expressed their disappointment about the 2015 enrolment season, saying that the 2-in-1 plan designed by the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has failed.

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As Sestak scandal draws to close US government gives up on millions

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As Sestak scandal draws to close US government gives up on millions

Foreign Service Officer Michael Sestak's co-conspirators in the Ho Chi Minh City visa scam have either pleaded guilty or had all charges dropped against them. On August 14, Sestak will receive his final sentence in a case that left millions unaccounted for and the government's key informant broke and fearful for his life.

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Vietnam lacks cash for satellite hospitals

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A Ministry of Health plan to build additional satellite hospitals across the nation and upgrade existing ones lacks money and qualified personnel, the Minister of Health, Nguyen Thi Kim Tien, has said.

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MONRE to monitor resources

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MONRE to monitor resources

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam plans to start a new scheme to monitor environmental resources to prevent natural disasters, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has said.

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New scheme to monitor environmental resources

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New scheme to monitor environmental resources

Vietnam plans to start a new scheme to monitor environmental resources to prevent natural disasters, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has said.

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New scheme to monitor environmental resources

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New scheme to monitor environmental resources

Vietnam plans to start a new scheme to monitor environmental resources to prevent natural disasters, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has said.

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Developers manipulate housing fund

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Developers manipulate housing fund

Many housing developers are circumventing the law to profit from the national real-estate bailout programme, said vice-chairman of HCM City Real Estate Association, Nguyen Van Duc.

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