Gov't keeps eye on carriers after drop in fuel prices

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Gov't keeps eye on carriers after drop in fuel prices

The Ministry of Transport has instructed relevant agencies to closely monitor fees charged by carriers to ensure the decrease in fuel prices is factored in.

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Ho Chi Minh City night market is one big tourist trap

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Ho Chi Minh City night market is one big tourist trap

Many tour guides in Ho Chi Minh City say they always warn their clients against visiting the Ben Thanh Night Market, even if they do not have anything else to do after sundown.

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Misuse of antibiotics in VN a danger for children

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese health officials are encouraging local patients to use antibiotics only when prescribed by a doctor but a survey by the Health Ministry reveals that 76 per cent of doctors prescribe medicines unreasonably, causing antibiotic resistance to about 33 per cent of patients.

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Ministry intervenes over English Premier League broadcasting rights rivalry

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Ministry intervenes over English Premier League broadcasting rights rivalry

The Ministry of Communications and Information has stepped into the on-going fight over exclusive broadcasting rights for English Premiere League in an attempt to halt a bidding war.

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Vietnam to impose strict rules to reduce expenses on official vehicles

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The finance ministry has proposed stricter rules for the purchase and use of government vehicles, saying expenses on the existing 40,000 cars are too high.

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Traditional taxi companies may sue Uber, Grab Taxi

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Traditional taxi companies may sue Uber, Grab Taxi

VietNamNet Bridge - The service fees set by Uber and Grab are 30-50 percent lower than that offered by traditional taxi firms, according to Nguyen Van Thanh, Chairman of the Vietnam Transport Association, who spoke at a recent workshop on using trade remedies to protect Vietnamese goods from foreign imports held in Hanoi.

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Steel association wants fewer plants as supply surplus hurts industry

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Steel association wants fewer plants as supply surplus hurts industry

The Vietnam Steel Association has urged authorities not to go ahead with 27 planned steel plants since local output is already more than twice the demand.

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Vietnam draft decree on sea freight transparency worries foreign shipping lines

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Vietnam draft decree on sea freight transparency worries foreign shipping lines

Several foreign logistics companies have expressed concern about a proposed government decree requiring shipping companies to publicize their freight tariffs to protect exporters and importers, the media reported Monday.

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Cheap US chicken: Vietnam poultry producers say trade fraud was committed

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Cheap US chicken: Vietnam poultry producers say trade fraud was committed

An undated photo of a customer at a chicken shelf in a Hanoi supermarket

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Vietnam mooncake sellers running sale though Mid-Autumn Festival’s still days away

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Vietnam mooncake sellers running sale though Mid-Autumn Festival’s still days away

Many mooncake traders in Ho Chi Minh City are now selling behind “Buy 1 Get 1 Free” or “50% Off” signs while the Mid-Autumn Festival, when people celebrate the full moon while enjoying the cake, is still ten days away.

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Vietnam taxi fare highest in Southeast Asia: data

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Vietnam taxi fare highest in Southeast Asia: data

A 20-km taxi ride in Ho Chi Minh City will cost you nearly triple the fare for a similar journey in Bangkok, according to data from a website that collects the cost of living in cities and countries worldwide.

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Vietnam inspects transport fares amid pricing criticism

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Vietnam inspects transport fares amid pricing criticism

A bus station in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Diep Duc Minh

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Is Mid-Autumn Festival stolen from Vietnamese children?

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

Is Mid-Autumn Festival stolen from Vietnamese children?

The Mid-Autumn Festival has longer been a special day meant for children in Vietnam, as moon cakes, the traditional delicacy of the holiday, are now not meant for them to celebrate but for adults to build relations.

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High production costs make Vietnam's poultry industry vulnerable: experts

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High production costs make Vietnam's poultry industry vulnerable: experts

A man working at a chicken farm in the southern province of Dong Nai. Photo: Bach Long

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Shipping fees weigh down exporters

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Shipping fees weigh down exporters

Local authorities are seeking measures to reduce foreign shipping fees in the wake of a vociferous outcry from local importers and exporters.

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