City Hall reassures Phnom Penh citizens on flooding

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VietStock FI English 3 week(s) ago

As the much-needed rainy season aproaches, farmers in Cambodia are rejoicing. On the contrary, people in the capital are concerned about whether or not the streets and their houses will soon be flooded as has traditionally been the case.

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Local players reshape FMCG sector

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

Local players reshape FMCG sector

Local companies have not only survived the competition from multinationals, but have outperformed them in Southeast Asia, with the “national pride” sentiment of customer is the main drive.

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Bomb materials found at site of Hanoi blast

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Bomb materials found at site of Hanoi blast

Metal pieces similar to materials that are traditionally used to make bombs were found among debris at the scene of an explosion that killed four and injured 10 in the Van Phu urban area in Hanoi’s Ha Dong district on March 19.

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Vietnamese rice nowhere to be found in Chinese malls

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Vietnamese rice nowhere to be found in Chinese malls

While China has traditionally been the main market for Vietnam’s rice exports, retail outlets across that country fail to sell the Vietnamese produce, an official said on Monday.

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Portugal wants more refugees to help revive dwindling population

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Portugal wants more refugees to help revive dwindling population

Traditionally a country of emigration, Portugal has offered to take up to 10,000 migrants from countries struggling to cope with the influx, to help maintain its own population.

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On God of Wealth’s day, Vietnamese jostle to buy gold

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On God of Wealth’s day, Vietnamese jostle to buy gold

A day in the lunar calendar traditionally known as the day of the ‘God of Wealth’ in Vietnam is when people normally rush to buy gold in search of good fortune. However this year many have observed the tradition even before the day itself.

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Fermented bee larvae: a gift of the Mekong Delta’s cajuput forest

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Fermented bee larvae: a gift of the Mekong Delta’s cajuput forest

Cajuput trees blooms in November, feeding large numbers of honey bees in the Mekong Delta’s U Minh Forest. As local hunters plunder the hives of honey, they often grab a few larvae to eat as a prized source of protein. Traditionally, the larvae are gifted to relatives and friends during Tet (Lunar New Year Festival) in Ca Mau Province.

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Restaurants and beer gardens flourish next to sewage canal

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VietStock FI English 4 month(s) ago

Despite the smell, and amid cheap rents and flooding, beer gardens, restaurants and karaoke parlours have traditionally found a home along the open Boeung Trabek sewage canal. Residential developments fuelled by local and foreign investment, have, however, led to the soaring of prices in areas slightly further from the main canal, posing the question of what can be done to encourage residential development.

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New Year customs enrich Vietnamese culture

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New Year customs enrich Vietnamese culture

The first visitor of the New Year is very important to Vietnamese because they he or she is believed to decide the luck of the host for the entire year. Traditionally, the visitor is a member of the family or a good friend.

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Students bring joy to those less fortunate

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Students bring joy to those less fortunate

VietNamNet Bridge – The Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday is traditionally a time of reunion for the Vietnamese. For the last eight years, thousands of local and foreign students from HCM City's universities have taken part in an annual campaign that helps those in need during the festive season. Van Dat joins them for a day.

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Agarwood sector told to improve production

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Agarwood sector told to improve production

The Viet Nam Agarwood Association should work with agencies to seek the most effective method to produce agarwood, delegates said at the association's second congress held in HCM City last Saturday.

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'Mad Max: Fury Road' is surprise best film choice of Board of Review

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

'Mad Max: Fury Road' is surprise best film choice of Board of Review

Action adventure "Mad Max: Fury Road" was named the best film of 2015 on Tuesday by the National Board of Review, a surprise choice by the New York-based body whose list traditionally kicks off the annual Hollywood awards season.

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Taiwan says meeting with China's Xi to further normalize cross-strait ties

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Báo Thanh Niên English 8 month(s) ago

A weekend meeting between the leaders of Taiwan and China is aimed at further normalizing relations between the two sides, Taiwanese leader Ma Ying-jeou said on Thursday.

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Water Festival cancellation brings drought for capital’s vendors

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Water Festival cancellation brings drought for capital’s vendors

The abrupt cancellation of this year’s Water Festival has had an economic fallout on small businesses that see the annual event as a windfall for their marketing and sales efforts, and had already invested in promotional materials.

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Master plan on industrial explosive materials issued

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Master plan on industrial explosive materials issued

VGP – The PM has recently ratified the master plan on Viet Nam’s industrial explosive materials by 2020 with a vision towards 2030 in which the sector will be developed in a sustainable and environmentally-friendly manner.

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