Three-quarters of Vietnamese kids stuck in shady after-hours classes: survey

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Three-quarters of Vietnamese kids stuck in shady after-hours classes: survey

A Thanh Nien survey conducted at more than 140 primary schools in four major cities and two central provinces found that, despite a government ban on after-school classes for primary students, 74.6 percent attend them.

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UNDP calls for stronger social assistance

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

A recent United Nations report ranked Viet Nam 121st out of 187 countries and territories in terms of human development, putting the country in the medium category.

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Vietnam authorities reject rumor of HIV risk among students

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam authorities reject rumor of HIV risk among students

Authorities of the south-central province of Thanh Hoa have rejected a rumor that dozens of students at a junior high school, where a student was found infected with HIV, are “at risk of HIV infection, as they were stuck with tainted injection needles.”

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Land-use projects stuck in red tape

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Enterprises have not benefitted from the Government's Resolution 43/NQ-CP, issued more than two months ago to reform the administrative procedures for investment projects that involve land use.

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Fishermen worried by anchor lock shortage

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Fishermen worried by anchor lock shortage

A shortage of locks used to anchor fishing vessels in the coastal areas of central Thua Thien-Hue Province worries fishermen and local authorities as the rainy season nears.

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Overloaded trucks advised to cull cargo

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Dozens of trucks overloaded with wood have been stuck at the La Lay border gate in central Quang Tri Province for three weeks.

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Endangered rare turtle released into wild

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

A rare leatherback turtle, known scientifically as Dermochelys Coriacea Linnaeus, has been released into the sea in the central province of Quang Binh.

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Endangered rare turtle released back to sea

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Endangered rare turtle released back to sea

A rare leatherback turtle known scientifically as Dermochelys coriacea Linnaeus has been released back into the sea in the central province of Quang Binh.

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Vietnamese man found alive after 5 days stuck in cold storage

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

A worker in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap was found alive on Thursday after being buried under shelves in cold storage for five days.

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Vietnam budget carrier lands safely after bird strike

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Vietnam budget carrier lands safely after bird strike

A Jetstar Pacific flight landed safely at an airport in central Vietnam on Sunday night after a bird strike, a spokesman of the low-cost carrier said Monday.

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Containers backed up at Vietnam's largest port

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Containers backed up at Vietnam's largest port

VietNamNet Bridge - More than 80% of cargo containers in HCM City must go through Cat Lai port, but the port has been overloaded for several weeks.

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Goods backed up at Hai Phong port as new regulation takes effect

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Goods backed up at Hai Phong port as new regulation takes effect

VietNamNet Bridge – Cargo traffic at the Hai Phong port complex, the biggest port in the north, has been seriously congested since the day a regulation on verifying vehicles’ loading capacity took effect on April 1.

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Pilot of delayed flight buys pizza for whole plane

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Domino’s pizza manager Andy Ritchie has taken a lot of orders, but never one quite like this: to feed an entire plane full of hungry, delayed passengers, stuck on the tarmac.

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Tourists get stuck on Co To Island

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Tourists get stuck on Co To Island

Over one hundred Vietnamese tourists, who arrived on Co To Island by hydrofoil, had no means to returning because of bad weather.

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River blanketed with water hyacinths, blocking passage of boats

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

River blanketed with water hyacinths, blocking passage of boats

VietNamNet Bridge – About five million square meters of surface area on Vam Co River is covered with water hyacinths, an indicator of serious environmental pollution.

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