India's coal shift a double whammy for Indonesian exporters

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India's coal shift a double whammy for Indonesian exporters

For many coal miners in Indonesia's resource-dependent economy, a surprise shift in India's coal industry - from big importer to potential exporter - could not have come at a worse time.

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Air quality in Ha Noi gets worse

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Air quality in Ha Noi gets worse

The quality of air in the capital city, Hà Nội, has consistently worsened, especially in urban areas, main transport routes and ongoing construction sites, director of the municipal Department of Natural Resources and Environment Nguyễn Ngọc Đông has said.

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Hanoi considers motorbike ban to solve traffic crisis

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Hanoi considers motorbike ban to solve traffic crisis

Hanoi has announced a plan to ban motorbikes in the downtown area from 2025 to prevent the city’s heavy traffic from getting worse, officials said at a meeting Monday.

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Vietnam grab three gold at Taiwan Open

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Vietnam grab three gold at Taiwan Open

Vietnamese athletes won three gold medals at the Taiwan Athletics Open on Thursday.

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Leaders extend condolences over Japan earthquakes

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VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc conveyed a message of condolences to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe for the loss of human lives and property caused by the recent consecutive earthquakes in Kumamoto prefecture and surrounding areas.

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Mediocre governance performance highlights need for change in Vietnam

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Mediocre governance performance highlights need for change in Vietnam

A much worse performance in transparency is just one of quite a few disheartening results released Tuesday by the 2015 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI).

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Changing fortunes in Vietnam

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Changing fortunes in Vietnam

My young puppy, Lulu, is now liberated after weeks of wearing a plaster cast, and is grinning from ear to ear. On a quiet Monday recently, I had a motorbike accident and burned my leg. Now I’m limping and she’s bouncing around. That’s what I call a change of fortune, when life takes a strange turn and either gets better or worse.

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10 percent kids still get chicken pox despite vaccination

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10 percent kids still get chicken pox despite vaccination

In three first months, the country reported over 4,000 cases of chicken pox. Worse many of them were vaccinated against the disease before.

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25% of global deaths caused by pollution: WHO

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25% of global deaths caused by pollution: WHO

A quarter of all global deaths annually are related to environmental pollution and the death rate is increasing significantly, the World Health Organisation warned in its latest report.

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Strange events surround instant coffee market

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Strange events surround instant coffee market

VietNamNet Bridge - What happened with the instant coffee market in 2015 showed that the market was unpredictable.

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Traffic accidents decrease, congestion increases in HCMC

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Traffic accidents decrease, congestion increases in HCMC

Ho Chi Minh City reported a year on year reduction in the number of traffic accidents as well as dead toll and injured people last year. However traffic jam was getting worse, the city failed to obtain its target to eliminate ‘black spots’ in traffic accidents and saw a rise of six new spots.

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Dire scenario for Vietnam’s rural pollution forecast

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Dire scenario for Vietnam’s rural pollution forecast

Vietnam’s rural areas are suffering from pollution and without strict control, the situation is likely to get worse.

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Waste treatment plants cause environmental pollution

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Waste treatment plants cause environmental pollution

VietNamNet Bridge - Many waste treatment plants, which are used to prevent pollution, have made the problem worse in some localities.

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Zika crisis to get 'worse before it gets better:' WHO

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Zika crisis to get 'worse before it gets better:' WHO

The Zika virus, believed to be linked to the serious birth defect microcephaly, presents a "formidable" challenge that will be hard to stamp out, World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan warned Wednesday.

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Man caught peeing on busy street 'breaks Internet' in Vietnam

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Man caught peeing on busy street 'breaks Internet' in Vietnam

A man who got out of his car in the middle of a busy street believed to be in Hanoi to relieve himself was not aware that his call of nature was being photographed, and even worse, shared online.

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