The admission paradox: How higher scorers in Vietnam’s university race are losing out

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The admission paradox: How higher scorers in Vietnam’s university race are losing out

The new state-regulated university admission process effective from this year in Vietnam has sparked outrage after high scorers in the country’s yearly national exams were denied admission while worse-performing applicants were accepted.

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Climate change spells worse typhoons for China, Japan: study

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Climate change spells worse typhoons for China, Japan: study

China, Taiwan, Japan and the Koreas will experience more violent typhoons under climate change, said researchers Monday, presenting evidence for a recent rise in storm intensity caused by ocean warming.

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Phu My Hung developer seeks city’s help as area filled with awful smell

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Phu My Hung developer seeks city’s help as area filled with awful smell

The developer of the affluent residential area Phu My Hung in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City has called on the municipal administration to find the source of vile smell that has been hitting its dwellers over the last few months.

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Patients with bizarre skin disease have high liver enzyme

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Head of Dermatology unit in the general Hospital in the central province of QUang Ngai Dr. Le Thi Bich Lien said that the health condition two patients with bizarre skin disease has become worse with high liver enzyme.

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Code red: Vietnam faces serious doctor shortage in Mekong Delta

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Code red: Vietnam faces serious doctor shortage in Mekong Delta

Hospitals across the Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam are facing severe shortages of doctors, leaving even the largest medical centers in dire straits, according to local media reports.

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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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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago 2 related news

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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