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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'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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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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Funeral music in Vietnam: All-female band plays Western-style brass instruments

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Funeral music in Vietnam: All-female band plays Western-style brass instruments

A group of rural women from the northern part of Vietnam, including several nearing their 60s, have amazed audiences while playing Western-style brass instruments, a practice traditionally exclusive to men.

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Thailand likely to shorten general election roadmap

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Thailand likely to shorten general election roadmap

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha announced on September 15 that he will curtail the general election procedure, which is traditionally scheduled over 20 months.

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Vietnam government revenues rise despite weak oil prices

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Vietnam government revenues rise despite weak oil prices

Government revenues remain buoyant despite the oil price slump thanks to increased tax income. Photo: Ngoc Thang

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Traffic Committee and ministry clash over helmets for ethnic women

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Traffic Committee and ministry clash over helmets for ethnic women

A National Traffic Safety Committee proposal to manufacture a special helmet for women from ethnic groups, who traditionally wind their hair into huge buns on top of their heads, has been rejected by the Ministry of Science and Technology.

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Tumbling stocks, gold may drive investors to real estate

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Tumbling stocks, gold may drive investors to real estate

Tumbling stocks and gold prices may drive investors away to the real estate market as property is traditionally a favourite channel for investment in Vietnam compared to gold, stocks and bank savings, according to a report by CBRE Vietnam on August 26.

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Sweet-smelling secrets of mosquito-repellent grass

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Sweet-smelling secrets of mosquito-repellent grass

US scientists have identified the chemicals responsible for the mosquito-repelling activity of sweetgrass, a plant traditionally used by some Native Americans to fend off the bugs.

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Certified seafood enters domestic market

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Certified seafood enters domestic market

Vietnamese seafood products with international certifications, traditionally used for export purposes, are expected to be served at domestic dining venues across the country as part of the Sustainable Seafood Week from now to August 24.

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Australia grabs Vietnam cattle market by the horns

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Australia grabs Vietnam cattle market by the horns

(VOV) - Traditionally, cattle were not reared for their meat in Vietnam but were principally draught animals, culled and used for food at the end of their useful working lives.

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Labor demand in Vietnam highest for three years

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Labor demand in Vietnam highest for three years

In the first half of the year demand for workers rose 34 per cent compared to 5 per cent in 2013 and 25 per cent for 2014 as a whole, making it the highest growth in the last three years, according to the Online Recruitment Market Report released on July 3 by VietnamWorks, an online recruitment company.

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