Businesses take on logistics work to avoid new fees at ports

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Businesses take on logistics work to avoid new fees at ports

VietNamNet Bridge – Import and export companies are now taking on the logistics work themselves after complaining that new fees at ports are “unbearable”.

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

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

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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South Africa denies Dalai Lama visa again

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

South Africa has rejected a visa application by the Dalai Lama, its third refusal to admit the spiritual leader of the disputed Tibet region in five years, his local representative said on Thursday.

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The Haiyang 981 confrontation: the danger of convoluting everything into sovereignty disputes

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago 4 related news

Inflating the South China Sea maritime disputes unreasonably beyond any possible EEZ that might be allocated to tiny disputed islands hampers regional security and co-operation. Much of the tensions could be resolved by applying UNCLOS’s dispute settlement procedure to matters relating to maritime delimitation and cooperation in disputed areas.

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Vietnam passengers shocked over summer train fare increases

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Vietnam passengers shocked over summer train fare increases

Nguyen Dinh Vinh may resort to air travel for his mother’s summer trip back to her hometown in Nam Dinh after discovering that train fare for the journey has skyrocketed.

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Vietnam requires dairy firms to set annual price caps

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Báo Đầu Tư English 6 month(s) ago

Vietnam requires dairy firms to set annual price caps

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung approved a Finance Ministry plan, Tuesday, designed to impose one-year price caps on children's dairy products, after researchers reported the major firms had implemented price hikes in spite of huge profits.

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Vietnam requires dairy firms to set annual price caps

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago

Vietnam requires dairy firms to set annual price caps

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung approved a Finance Ministry plan, Tuesday, designed to impose one-year price caps on children's dairy products, after researchers reported the major firms had implemented price hikes in spite of huge profits.

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Cambodian PM: No tolerance for ‘illegal protests’

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VietnamPlus English 8 month(s) ago

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on March 4 declared that the government will no longer tolerate illegal strikes or demonstrations led by the opposition party and its aligned trade unions.

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Expats knocked over by Vietnam’s excessive drinking

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 8 month(s) ago

Expats knocked over by Vietnam’s excessive drinking

Expats living in Vietnam have tried to figure out why locals drink so much, as Vietnam’s population of some 90 million people consumed around 2.9 billion liters of beer in 2012 and 2013.

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Thailand pledges not to sell rubber at lower-than-cost prices

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VietnamPlus English 9 month(s) ago

Thai rubber exporters have pledged not to sell their products at prices lower than production costs, joining efforts of rubber suppliers in Asia to stop the fall in rubber prices.

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US remains Vietnam’s key trade partner

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VOV News English 11 month(s) ago

US remains Vietnam’s key trade partner

(VOV) - Vietnam’s trade surplus with the US continues to rise, from US$10 billion in 2010, to $14.8 billion in 2012, and estimated $20 billion in 2013.

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Costly 3G fee a rod for network operators’ own back

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Báo Đầu Tư English 11 month(s) ago

Costly 3G fee a rod for network operators’ own back

Vietnam’s three largest mobile operators are making a rod for their own back with their 3G data packages, whose prices subscribers deem unreasonably expensive. Users are calling to boycott them while some have already stopped using their costly services

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Costly 3G fee a rod for network operators’ own back

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 11 month(s) ago

Costly 3G fee a rod for network operators’ own back

Vietnam’s three largest mobile operators are making a rod for their own back with their 3G data packages, whose prices subscribers deem unreasonably expensive. Users are calling to boycott them while some have already stopped using their costly services.

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Realty market prices approaching real values: Construction Minister

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 12 month(s) ago

Realty market prices approaching real values: Construction Minister

The overheating realty market in recent years resulted in unreasonably high real estate prices, but are now falling given the fact that housing demand is still low, said a senior state official in a recent TV program.

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Vietnam to build European tra fish distribution centre

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Báo Dân Trí English 12 month(s) ago

Vietnam to build European tra fish distribution centre

Vietnam will build a tra fish distribution establishment at Zeebrugge port in Belgium to facilitate its exports to the European market.

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