Wood chips turned into jewelry

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Wood chips turned into jewelry

VietNamNet Bridge – Wood chips seem to be useless, but Pham Nguyen Khoa, the owner of Lady Noname shop in HCMC’s District 1, has succeeded in using them to create jewelry and other items for decoration.

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OP-ED: Vietnamese beaches are favorite places for littering

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OP-ED: Vietnamese beaches are favorite places for littering

Beaches in Vietnam now seem favorite places not only for people to swim or enjoy seafood but also to litter all kinds of rubbish, from broken glass, leftover food to plastic bags.

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Why China's numbers are worse than they seem

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Why China's numbers are worse than they seem

If ever China needed to serve up a decent GDP report, it was today. With stocks booming, global growth uncertain, India catching up and Beijing's Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank coming online, now isn't the time to betray weakness. So, like any good command government, China reported gross domestic product grew 7 percent in the first quarter, exactly as expected.

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Longer-term thinking 'needed' on air pollution

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Warnings about dirty air come so often that only the most severe seem to catch anyone's attention.

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Firms urged to review business conditions

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

Domestic enterprises seem to be indifferent to the conditions imposed on their business activities, even though it directly impacts their investment, Nguyen Dinh Cung, director of the Central Institute for Economic Management, said.

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Saigon’s ‘coolest noodle stall’ amuses all but authorities

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Báo Đầu Tư English 5 month(s) ago

Saigon’s ‘coolest noodle stall’ amuses all but authorities

Nguyen Hoang Anh Dung immediately won the hearts of local customers and the ‘the coolest in Ho Chi Minh City” title for hisbun bo stall with a set of hilariously written rules, but local authorities do not seem amused.

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Saigon’s ‘coolest noodle stall’ amuses all but authorities

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Saigon’s ‘coolest noodle stall’ amuses all but authorities

Nguyen Hoang Anh Dung immediately won the hearts of local customers and the ‘the coolest in Ho Chi Minh City” title for his bun bo stall with a set of hilariously written rules, but local authorities do not seem amused.

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Ukraine's oligarchs are at war (again)

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Ukraine's oligarchs are at war (again)

Ending the destructive power that billionaires exercised over Ukrainian politics was an important goal of last year's "revolution of dignity" in Kiev, yet some of the more civic-minded of these businessmen wound up running the country anyhow. They now seem to have gone back to their old ways.

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City clothing, jewellery designer favours ethnic minority fabrics

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City clothing, jewellery designer favours ethnic minority fabrics

On one mid-summer day, the sun's strong, burning rays seem to have kept most people inside. Endless waves linger on a white, sandy beach in the central province of Binh Thuan.

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As Vanuatu suffers, more urgency needed on climate: World Bank

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As Vanuatu suffers, more urgency needed on climate: World Bank

Despite ominous predictions of mass devastation in cyclone-wrecked Vanuatu, policymakers at a UN disaster meeting in Japan do not seem to understand the pressing need to tackle climate change, the World Bank warned Sunday.

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Trading drops off on both bourses

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

Trading drops off on both bourses

Market fluctuations seem to have increased, maintaining the VN-Index at about 588 points, as investors continued to invest in large-cap shares, including those in the bank and real estate sectors.

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Vietnam’s southern hub’s bustling ambiance after Tet holiday (photos)

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Vietnam’s southern hub’s bustling ambiance after Tet holiday (photos)

One week after the Lunar New Year holidays ended, people in Ho Chi Minh City seem to be ready to return to their busy, hard-working lifestyle, which starts around 7:00 am.

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Worries prevail as Vietnam lowers estimate for controversial $18.7bn airport project

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Worries prevail as Vietnam lowers estimate for controversial $18.7bn airport project

Vietnamese Transport Minister Dinh La Thang launched Thursday an attempt to sell his plan to construct a multibillion-dollar airport in a southern province with a lower investment estimate than the previous feasibility report unveiled four months ago, but lawmakers did not seem convinced.

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Tolls collected on wrong road

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

It may seem self-evident that a toll station should collect money on the road it's financing. But that isn't what's happening on the highway to Noi Bai Airport.

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Retailers despair as discounts fail to attract more customers

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago

Retailers despair as discounts fail to attract more customers

Consumers do not seem to be excited about the numerous promotional schemes offered by stores and supermarkets in major cities, in view of the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.

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