Singapore says first premier Lee Kuan Yew’s condition worsens

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Singapore says first premier Lee Kuan Yew’s condition worsens

Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first elected prime minister who was hospitalized Feb. 5 for severe pneumonia, has taken a turn for the worse due to an infection, the government said.

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Changing lives, for better or for worse

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Changing lives, for better or for worse

The "Change Life" programme has cer-tainly lived up to its name, transforming two "plain" looking women to "hot" beauties. It was only to be expected that this has created a "face rush," with many people now wanting cosmetic surgery to make them good looking.

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HCMC should increase capacity to treat toxic wastes: experts

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HCMC should increase capacity to treat toxic wastes: experts

The volume of toxic waste discharged a day in Ho Chi Minh City is estimated to reach 300-600 tons this year but the city has been able to treat about 20 percent of this waste’s volume. Experts said that local authorities should further invest in treatment facilities to prevent worse environmental pollution.

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Sharp rise seen in VN consumer confidence

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Consumer confidence rose sharply in February to 142.3 from a month earlier, an ANZ report says.

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Poor elderly women face ever worse poverty in their final years

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Poor elderly women face ever worse poverty in their final years

There are two elderly widows, who try not to be a burden on their own poor families, living alone in Thai Binh Province, in the same village, but age and disease are taking their toll and they fear they will live their last years in worse poverty than they have lived.

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Vietnam increases vaccination to curb measles pandemic

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The Ministry of Health March 3 said that upon the complicated development of measles in the world, especially in the Europe, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for policy makers, medical workers and parents in the globe to take their children to hospitals for vaccination in a bid to curb measles pandemic.

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ANZ survey reveals rising consumer confidence

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ANZ survey reveals rising consumer confidence

Vietnamese consumer confidence increased in February as growing large numbers of consumers believe that their families will be better off this year.

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ANZ: Consumer confidence grows in Feb

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ANZ: Consumer confidence grows in Feb

ANZ Bank predicted that the Year of the Goat could well be an auspicious year for household consumption in Vietnam after consumer confidence has grown this month.

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French newspaper issues traveler warning

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French newspaper issues traveler warning

(VOV) - Southeast Asia’s motorcycle crash statistics are staggering and getting worse, creating a disaster for public health as more and more people have started riding motorcycles on already overcrowded and under-engineered roads.

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Vietnam’s industrial policies worse than some African countries: experts

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Vietnam’s industrial policies worse than some African countries: experts

VietNamNet Bridge – Africa is thought to be more underdeveloped than Vietnam and Asia, but some countries have better industrial policies than Vietnam, according to Professor Kenichi Ohno, a Japanese expert.

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Taiwan pilot hailed a hero for pulling plane clear of buildings

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Taiwan pilot hailed a hero for pulling plane clear of buildings

Taipei's mayor hailed the pilot of a crashed TransAsia Airways plane a hero on Thursday for narrowly avoiding buildings and ditching the stalled aircraft in a river, likely averting a worse disaster.

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Modernize a tradition: How Vietnamese rice cakes are mass-produced for Tet

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Modernize a tradition: How Vietnamese rice cakes are mass-produced for Tet

For better or for worse, a family in southern Vietnam has revolutionized the making of the traditional Tet sticky rice cakes.

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HCMC faces traffic challenges

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HCMC faces traffic challenges

Traffic jam just occurred in some main roads and near some schools, hospitals and trade centers in Ho Chi Minh City in the past. However it has become a permanent issue in several areas now and worse with hours-long congestions being seen recently.

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Public skeptical about plan to axe 6,700 trees in Ha Noi

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Public skeptical about plan to axe 6,700 trees in Ha Noi

VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Noi People's Committee has given the green light to a construction department scheme to chop down 6,700 aged trees in 10 districts and replace them with new ones.

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Transfer-pricing cases worse than expected, inspectors find

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Transfer-pricing cases worse than expected, inspectors find

VietNamNet Bridge –Inspectors looking for transfer-pricing cases examined 2,866 enterprises in 2014, discovering that the actual losses incurred by businesses was VND5.8 trillion lower than reported. The inspectors also attempted to collect VND1.7 trillion worth of tax arrears.

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