Pope Francis vs. 'Dirty War' rumors

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Pope Francis vs. 'Dirty War' rumors

Pope Francis continues to surprise. He recently slammed wage inequality between men and women as "a pure scandal," called climate change man's "slap in the face of nature" and beckoned the homeless to tour the Sistine Chapel.

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Teacher’s slap raises controversy among modern Vietnamese parents

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Teacher’s slap raises controversy among modern Vietnamese parents

VietNamNet Bridge - “I raised my hand towards my student and gave him a slap as he irritated me by answering me back,” is a sentence written by a teacher found in an “advice column” of a local newspaper. It has kindled an argument about teachers’ behavior in local schools.

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US Senate threatens Iran with new sanctions

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

The US Senate voted unanimously Thursday supporting a non-binding measure to slap new economic sanctions on Iran should it violate terms of any nuclear deal it reaches with world powers.

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Vietnam Airlines, VietJet Air fined for flight delays

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

National carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) and budget airline Vietjet Air have been delivered what is effectively a slap on the wrist by aviation authorities for failing to inform passengers of lengthy flight delays, the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) fining them VND15m, or about USD750, each.

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Transport ministry deals slap on wrist for major aviation bungles

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Transport ministry deals slap on wrist for major aviation bungles

Vietnam’s Minister of Transportation rebuked and demoted a number of aviation officials for a near-collision last October and a blackout in November at Tan Son Nhat airport.

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HCM City legislators okay proposal for annual fees on motorbikes

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HCM City legislators okay proposal for annual fees on motorbikes

VietNamNet Bridge – The HCM City People's Committee's proposal to slap an annual fee on motorbikes from 2015 was approved by the People's Council at an unscheduled meeting on Friday, Jan 2, with most lawmakers voting for it.

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City legislators okay proposal for annual fees on motorbikes

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

The HCM City People's Committee's proposal to slap an annual fee on motorbikes from 2015 was approved by the People's Council at an unscheduled meeting yesterday with most lawmakers voting for it.

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Vietnam to slap two taxes on Uber: official

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Vietnam to slap two taxes on Uber: official

The Vietnamese Ministry of Finance is considering asking Uber to pay two types of taxes on the revenue it generates in Vietnam, a ministry official said Sunday.

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Researchers alarmed over abusive incidents at school

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Researchers alarmed over abusive incidents at school

VietNamNet Bridge – Bullying, sexual harassment and psychological attacks are occurring both at school and through electronic media. The number of students committing suicide is on the rise as well.

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Putin says good chance of ending Ukraine crisis, West threatens more sanctions

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Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday there was a "good chance" of resolving the conflict in Ukraine as Western leaders squarely blamed Moscow and threatened to slap more sanctions if it did not take action to end the crisis.

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Quality of environmental service industry remains poor despite tax breaks

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Quality of environmental service industry remains poor despite tax breaks

VietNamNet Bridge – The environmental service industry has not developed well over the last five years, even though state management agencies have said many times that they would strictly enforce the Environmental Protection Law and slap heavy sanctions on violators.

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Cheers in France as economist Tirole wins Nobel

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Cheers in France as economist Tirole wins Nobel

Jean Tirole won the Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for research on reining in corporate giants, a second French award this season hailed as a slap in the face for "France bashers".

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Quang Binh to plant over 4,000ha of rubber

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VietNam News English 8 month(s) ago

The People's Committee of Quang Binh Province has approved a plan to plant 4,028ha of rubber from now through 2020, mostly in Tuyen Hoa and Bo Trach districts.

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“Too many” corruption suspects excused for mental illness

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“Too many” corruption suspects excused for mental illness

Vietnam's national legislators say too many officials facing corruption charges end up getting off by either pleading insanity or paying fines.

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US, Europe slap Russia with toughest sanctions yet

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VietNam News English 10 month(s) ago

The United States and Europe have targeted Russia's key financial, arms and energy sectors with tough new sanctions on Moscow.

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