Traffic accidents decline in 2015: official

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VietnamPlus English 2 hour(s) ago

Khuat Viet Hung, Vice-Chairman of the National Traffic Safety Committee, told Vietnamplus.vn that though less traffic accidents have occurred so far this year, overloaded trucks pose a safety threat.

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Can Tho sees surge in visitors

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Can Tho sees surge in visitors

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho welcomed more than 1 million visitors in the first six months of 2015, including 106,550 foreign travellers, a surge of 60 percent over the same period last year and earning 970 billion VND (44.48 million USD), up 85 percent annually.

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Six robbers targeting drivers arrested on southern Vietnam highway

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 hour(s) ago

Six robbers targeting drivers arrested on southern Vietnam highway

Tien Giang police arrested six robbers on Wednesday when they tried to stop two cars on the Ho Chi Minh City-Trung Luong Expressway to rob the drivers.

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Cement consumption up 6% in six months

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VOV News English 8 hour(s) ago

Cement consumption up 6% in six months

(VOV) - Vietnam’s cement consumption rose by 6% for the first half of this year to 34.16 million tonnes, meeting 47.4% of this year’s plan.

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Bac Lieu enjoys growth in seafood exports

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VietnamPlus English 9 hour(s) ago

The southern province of Bac Lieu posted a 4 percent growth in seafood export value in the first six months of this year to earn 212 million USD despite a 2 percent drop in export volume to 18,749 tonnes.

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EU urges Vietnam to kick the dirty energy habit

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EU urges Vietnam to kick the dirty energy habit

The nation’s demand for electricity is forecast to increase two-fold over the next six years primarily fuelled by economic growth, according to speakers at a recent meeting in Ho Chi Minh City discussing the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement.

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Can Tho surpasses social-economic goals in 6 months

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VietnamPlus English 1 day(s) ago

Can Tho achieved and impressively surpassed many of its socio-economic goals in the first six months of the year, according to Tran Thanh Man, Secretary of the city’s Party Committee.

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Fourth Russian-built Kilo-class sub arrives in Vietnam

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Fourth Russian-built Kilo-class sub arrives in Vietnam

The HQ-185 Khanh Hoa submarine, the fourth of six Kilo-class submarines Vietnam has contracted to buy from Russia, entered Cam Ranh Bay in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa aboard a Dutch heavy lift ship on Tuesday.

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Finance Ministry cracks down on troublesome tax, customs officials

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Finance Ministry cracks down on troublesome tax, customs officials

The Ministry of Finance handled 136 civil servants and officials in tax, customs and treasury agencies for causing difficulties for residents and businesses in the first six months this year, reported deputy minister Vu Thi Mai at a news conference on Tuesday.

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Six Chinese nationals arrested for credit card fraud

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Six Chinese nationals arrested for credit card fraud

The Ha Noi Police today arrested six Chinese nationals for allegedly using fake credit cards to appropriate money via Point of Sale devices.

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China ships attack 23 Vietnamese fishing boats since start of year, says official

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China ships attack 23 Vietnamese fishing boats since start of year, says official

Le Quang Thich, vice chairman of Quang Ngai Province said 23 local fishing boats were attacked by Chinese vessels over the past six months and there was a rise in intrusions by China's coastguard and fishing boats.

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EU urges Vietnam to kick the dirty energy habit

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EU urges Vietnam to kick the dirty energy habit

The nation’s demand for electricity is forecast to increase two-fold over the next six years primarily fuelled by economic growth, according to speakers at a recent meeting in Ho Chi Minh City discussing the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement.

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Hospital caught dumping tons of untreated medical waste in southern Vietnam

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Hospital caught dumping tons of untreated medical waste in southern Vietnam

Police and environment officials in Tay Ninh Province on Monday started to dig up around six metric tons of untreated medical waste that a private hospital has been burying illegally near a canal.

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Quang Ninh FDI rises to $5.1b

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Quang Ninh FDI rises to $5.1b

North-eastern province Quang Ninh has attracted US$5.1 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) through 104 projects so far, according to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.

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Vietnam arrests 6 Chinese for using fake credit cards to steal $30,000

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 day(s) ago 2 related news

Police in Hanoi said Monday they had arrested six Chinese men in two different groups who allegedly used fake credit cards to steal around VND650 million (US$29,800), with the help of Vietnamese.

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