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jeudi 2 mai 2019

The old challenge in the new Indonesia-Vietnam south china sea clash

Both sides continue to face difficulties in managing illegal fishing and broader maritime issues within their wider relationship.

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We asked people in Vietnam why they use rhino horn. Here’s what they said

Vietnam is one of the world’s largest consumers of rhino horn, contributing to the continued poaching of rhinos in the wild.

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Are Facebook and YouTube ‘online gangsters’ corrupting the youth of Vietnam?

A new breed of social media influencers in the country are raking in big bucks with videos showing them living large, destroying property and swearing The phenomenon has sparked concerns that children will emulate the loutish behaviour, which seems to have already happened in some cases

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jeudi 25 avril 2019

Vietnam's top tourist destinations hit by alarming UV levels

Tourism hotspots took on a new meaning in Vietnam Wednesday with the ultraviolet index there jumping to “extremely dangerous” levels.

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mercredi 24 avril 2019

Vietnam is fastest growing market for m-payments

Vietnam has seen the highest growth in mobile payments in the past year, according to the Global Consumer Insights Survey 2019 conducted by PwC.

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Vietnam just recorded a new peak temperature of 110 degrees, report says

Vietnam has logged a new highest-ever temperature, with the mercury climbing to a sweltering 110ºF in April, adding the country to a growing list of heat milestones achieved globally, the Washington Post reports.

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mardi 23 avril 2019

South China Sea : Vietnam secretly building ten islands risking infuriating China

Vietnam have been building small islands in the disputed South China Sea sparking fears of potential conflict with China, it has been revealed.

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Is Vietnam creeping into a succession crisis ?

Health rumors aside, the big question remains who will follow in Nguyen Phu Trong’s footsteps.

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Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways wants to launch Prague flights

Vietnam’s newest airline, Bamboo Airways, are set to be the first in the nation to operate direct flights to the Czech Republic.

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Students in Vietnam under fire in college admission scandal

More than 100 university students in Vietnam are accused of manipulating their test scores in order to gain admission to the country's top colleges, according to a South Korean press report.

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jeudi 18 avril 2019

Vietnam faces growing cyber security

As one of the vulnerable countries to today's more and more sophisticated and large-scale cyber attacks, there is a growing challenge facing Vietnam to keep national cyber security safe, Vietnamese and foreign delegates said at the 2019 Vietnam Security Summit held here Wednesday.

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mercredi 17 avril 2019

Vietnam vessel kicks off new ASEAN maritime mission

Sailing naval vessel begins trip that covers Indonesia and Singapore.

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mardi 16 avril 2019

$108-mln wind power plant construction starts in southern Vietnam

Construction of an offshore wind power plant began Monday in the southern coastal province of Bac Lieu.

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Police seize 600 kilos of meth in Vietnam

Police in central Vietnam have seized more than half a tonne of methamphetamine in one of the largest drug busts in recent years in the communist country where synthetic drug use is on the rise.

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lundi 15 avril 2019

Grab faces local challengers in fast-growing Vietnam market

Ride-hailing groups vie to become ‘super app’ for consumers amid regulatory pushback

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dimanche 14 avril 2019

Brother of Vietnam's richest man arrested for bribery

The brother of Vietnam's richest man was arrested for allegedly bribing officials in a telecoms scandal, the security ministry said on Saturday (Apr 13), as the communist state widens its crackdown on corruption.

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vendredi 12 avril 2019

Top finishers at Vietnam beauty pageants boost earnings as models

Vietnamese women doing well at beauty pageants can significantly boost their modeling incomes to $5,000-$15,000 for a single show.

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US, Vietnam strategic partners in all but name

In a meeting with Nguyen Phu Trong, which took place just hours before his sit-down with the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, on February 27, US President Donald Trump invited his Vietnamese counterpart to visit his country this year, and the latter accepted the invitation.

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Vietnam’s vibrant social enterprise sector has more to give

There are more than 19,000 social enterprises in Vietnam, but new research finds that the sector’s growth to date has been more modest than some people hoped.

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Cancer-causing herbicides banned in Vietnam

Authorities to recall and destroy herbicides a year after ban takes effect, while Thailand says it will ban glyphosate, paraquat and chlorpyrifos in 2021

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jeudi 11 avril 2019

Vietnam's top telecom to adopt 'self-developed' 5G tech

State-owned Viettel's move comes as neighbors lean toward Chinese technology

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Vietnam man arrested smuggling tiger skin, bones to China

A Vietnamese man has been arrested for attempting to smuggle an entire tiger skin and tiger bones into China, police said Thursday in the southeast Asian country where illegal wildlife trade flourishes.

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mercredi 10 avril 2019

Vietnam's small vendors fight supermarkets with social media

Traditional markets try new ways to keep old customers as retail sector morphs

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Vietnam wants a South China Sea dispute resolution pact with teeth, not more politics

Asean member states and China are a step closer to forming a Code of Conduct for the South China Sea after years of operating a toothless diplomatic pact that has failed to reduce tensions

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Chinese love Vietnam property for all the wrong reasons

The market for luxury apartments looks a lot like the mainland’s did 10 years ago. Investors lured by the familiar aspects should think again.

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Thai cave boy divers explore new tunnel in Vietnam

Three divers who helped rescue a Thai football team last year have made a fresh discovery in Vietnam where they explored a tunnel that could expand the footprint of the world's largest cave.

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Burger King faces boycott in Vietnam after spiking ‘racist’ chopsticks ad

Burger King franchises are under direct attack from the Vietnamese community, despite the brand pulling an ad promoting its Vietnamese-inspired burger that was deemed ‘racist’ by online commenters.

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vendredi 5 avril 2019

EU helps Vietnam enhance nuclear safety management

Vietnam has improved its nuclear safety management capabilities under a three-year cooperation project with the EU.

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US hopes for second aircraft carrier visit to Vietnam this year

The United States hopes to reach agreement for another aircraft carrier visit to Vietnam this year and for such port stops to become a regular feature of the increasingly close relationship between the former Vietnam War enemies, a senior US defence official said on Wednesday (Apr 3).

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Vietnam, through the eyes of artists

The war and its human toll had a profound impact on artists addressing the turbulent times. The personal and political meet in a poignant show at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

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