Libraries fighting to revive love of reading

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Libraries fighting to revive love of reading

VietNamNet Bridge – To encourage people to read books, many individuals have opened libraries to the public free of charge. In Hanoi, these libraries have become useful places for local people, helping revive the love of reading at a time when the traditional thirst for reading seems to have eroded.

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Libraries fighting to revive love of reading

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

To encourage people to read books, many individuals have opened libraries to the public free of charge. In Hanoi, these libraries have become useful places for local people, helping revive the love of reading at a time when the traditional thirst for reading seems to have eroded.

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Obsession with status fuels thirst for luxury brand names

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

Last week, after a huge sale of brand-name products on Dinh Le Street in downtown Ha Noi caused heavy traffic congestion, Viet Nam News asked readers what they thought about the craze for branded products and luxury goods in Viet Nam.

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Beer makers keep barrels rolling

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Beer makers keep barrels rolling

Breweries are running at full throttle as the Vietnamese thirst continues to expand. Both domestic and foreign companies realise the potential for sales in a nation that has gained a reputation for beer drinking. All are raising production to handle the thirst.

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Industry ministry gets tough on energy guzzlers: paper

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Industry and Trade will issue a circular next year regulating energy consumption ceilings for key industries in a move to prevent them from using energy-guzzling machines and equipment, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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The 83-year-old ‘water ambassador’ of Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

The 83-year-old ‘water ambassador’ of Vietnam

An elderly war veteran is dedicating the rest of his life to promoting the frugal use of fresh water and helping needy people get access to clean water in Vietnam.

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New website launched to slake Vietnamese thirst for learning English

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

New website launched to slake Vietnamese thirst for learning English

A new website providing online English courses backed by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) was Tuesday launched in a bid to fill the gap of an adequate foreign language learning tool for Vietnamese learners.

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$1-tuition class wows young Vietnamese

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 month(s) ago

$1-tuition class wows young Vietnamese

A young man in Ho Chi Minh City has come up with a model of sharing joys and handy tidbits with his peers to help quench their thirst for knowledge.

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1 dead, 4 injured in wild-ox attack in Quang Nam

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1 dead, 4 injured in wild-ox attack in Quang Nam

A 21-year-old man was killed and four others were injured after they were attacked by a wild ox in the central province of Quang Nam on May 26.

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The risks of Vietnam's thirst for beer

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

The risks of Vietnam's thirst for beer

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam consumed an average of three billion litres of beer last year, making the nation Southeast Asia's beer champion. The country has been ranked third in Asia and twenty fifth in the world. Its consumption has now reached more than three billion litres a year. Readers discuss the pros and cons of drinking.

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Don’t let energy ambition burn itself

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VOV News English 7 month(s) ago

Don’t let energy ambition burn itself

(VOV) - With its unilateral deployment of a giant oil drilling rig in Vietnam’s East Sea waters, China has defied international law and caused sovereign disputes with a number of regional countries, in an attempt to fulfil its energy ambition.

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A future of thirst: Water crisis lies on the horizon

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 month(s) ago

A future of thirst: Water crisis lies on the horizon

File photo taken in January 2012 shows displaced children queuing for food and water rations at a distribution centre in the capital Mogadishu

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Readers discuss the risks of Viet Nam's thirst for beer

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VietNam News English 8 month(s) ago

Viet Nam consumed an average of three billion litres of beer last year, making the nation Southeast Asia's beer champion. The country has been ranked third in Asia and twenty fifth in the world. Its consumption has now reached more than three billion litres a year. Readers discuss the pros and cons of drinking.

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Popular bands to rock fans in summer concert

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VOV News English 9 month(s) ago

The first-ever Rock Concert, Called Battleship, will entertain local rock fans with two live performances at Hang Day stadium in Hanoi on April 26 and at Hoa Lu stadium in Ho Chi Minh City on May 10.

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Popular bands to rock fans in summer concert

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VietnamPlus English 9 month(s) ago 1 related news

The first-ever Rock Concert will entertain local rock fans with two live performances later this month and early next month in Hanoi, and Ho Chi Minh City.

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