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vendredi 23 mars 2018

Vietnam protests over Taiwan's live-fire drill in Spratlys

Vietnam's foreign ministry denounced Taiwan's ongoing live-fire drill around an island in the Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands as a serious violation of Vietnam's sovereignty.

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South China Sea : Vietnam 'scraps new oil project'

Vietnam has cancelled a major oil project in the South China Sea for the second time in a year, in the wake of Chinese pressure, the BBC has learned.

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jeudi 22 mars 2018

E-payment soars in Vietnam as a solution to skimpy bank coverage

Spread of mobile devices has companies scrambling to cash in on fintech boom

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mercredi 21 mars 2018

Vietnam, Laos join forces to crack multinational drug ring

Over 50,000 ecstasy pills and a kilo of crystal meth was seized in the raid last Sunday.

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mardi 20 mars 2018

Day of Happiness 2018: How happy is Vietnam ?

Global reports offer differing views on just how happy the country is.

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lundi 19 mars 2018

Vietnam : la low cost VietJet Air vise Delhi et Brisbane

La compagnie aérienne low cost VietJet Air compte lancer d’ici la fin de l’année une nouvelle liaison entre Ho Chi Minh Ville et Delhi en Inde, et probablement en 2019 une autre à destination de Brisbane en Australie.

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Lavrov visit to Vietnam cancelled at last minute

A visit to Vietnam by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was abruptly called off Monday for "unexpected reasons", Hanoi said, hours after President Vladimir Putin was re-elected for a fourth term.

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Gold mine leaks toxic waste into central Vietnam river

Dozens of fish died after the river was polluted with mining tailings.

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Illegal sand mining digs away at Vietnam's rice basket

Up to 500 hectares of the Mekong Delta is being swept away each year.

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Vietnam trying ex-Politburo member over oil giant’s losses

A court in Hanoi began a criminal trial Monday of a former Politburo member accused of mismanagement at state oil giant PetroVietnam that cost millions of dollars.

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dimanche 18 mars 2018

Vietnam scores low on global ranking of talent attraction

The country benefits from political stability and vibrant social networks, but technology and research spending are limited.

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Vietnam's reformist ex-PM Phan Van Khai dies at age 84

Former Vietnamese premier Phan Van Khai, who helped strengthen ties with the US and drive market reforms that ignited the communist country's economy, died on Saturday aged 84, the government said.

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vendredi 16 mars 2018

Vietnam may have to slow tourism flow

Establishing viable conservation measures to ensure World Heritage Halong Bay can cope with the fast expansion of tourism is now the major challenge.

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Vietnam looks to a peaceful future, fifty years after the My Lai massacre

More than a thousand people in Vietnam marked Friday’s 50th anniversary of the My Lai massacre, the most notorious episode in modern U.S. military history, with talk of peace and cooperation instead of hatred.

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jeudi 15 mars 2018

Vietnam an open and consistent partner for Australia

It is a truism of modern diplomatic summits that the significant action often happens on the sidelines.

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Vietnam and Australia deepen ties

Vietnam and Australia have officially ramped up diplomatic ties ahead of a special summit of South East Asian leaders.

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mardi 13 mars 2018

Economist calls for end to negative sentiment against Vietnam's super-rich

'The presence of affluent people is necessary for a society to develop.'

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Vietnam tourism bets on first India connection to lift numbers

Vietnam and India will be linked by direct flights for the first time when LCC Vietjet commences four-times-weekly services between Ho Chi Minh City and New Delhi on April 5, hailed a boon for Indian outbound travel to Vietnam.

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lundi 12 mars 2018

Move by the United States to woo Vietnam is a flawed strategy

With American officials eager to counter China’s growing might to preserve their nation’s global eminence, they would do better to accept a big power relationship with Beijing and the best place to start is by ending provocations that are behind tensions.

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Vietnam says ex-top police official organized gambling ring

The former chief of Vietnam’s police department for high-tech crimes has been arrested on suspicion of organizing a multimillion-dollar international gambling ring as the ruling Communist Party pushes an unprecedented crackdown on corruption.

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dimanche 11 mars 2018

Drones save farmers’ lives

Spraying against pests can be a difficult job for farmers.

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Tourist junk sinks in Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay; no fatalities

No tourists were on board at the time, and the three crew members were able to make their way to safety.

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First metro projects in Vietnam risk bigger problems than delays

Underground line projects in Saigon and Hanoi are examples of the challenges of transport ventures that are not delayed by technical issues but by a lack of administrative planning, technical cooperation and effective implementation

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Vietnam takes the crown, Australia runner up at transgender pageant

Vietnam's Nguyen Huong Giang was crowned 'Miss International Queen' in Thailand at one of the world's top beauty pageants for transgender women.

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Vietnam’s aged communists ruling on borrowed time

Concerns about the longevity of elderly leaders and youthful demographic change weigh heavy on the long-ruling Communist Party

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vendredi 9 mars 2018

Con Dao: Vietnam’s prison paradise

The 16 islands that make up the Con Dao archipelago are renowned for their natural beauty, but they also have a dark past.

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jeudi 8 mars 2018

CPTPP vital to sustainable development in Vietnam

The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) Agreement would be a vital deal in utilising free trade and ensuring sustainable development in Vietnam, said Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.

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Lawmakers divided over heavy tax on misdeclared income in Vietnam's anti-corruption bill

The bill would see a 45 percent personal income tax being levied on officials with misdeclared or unexplained assets and incomes.

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Vietnam revokes $3.2 billion oil refinery project license

Vietnam has revoked the investment license for a foreign-owned $3.2-billion oil refinery project in the country’s central province of Phu Yen, a local government official told Reuters on Thursday.

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Vietnam's answer to Pussy Riot furiously dissents

Mai Khoi Do Nguyen has long been described as Vietnam’s Lady Gaga. In more recent years, as her political activism has come to the fore, her expressions of rude dissent, she has also been compared to Russia's infamous protest band, Pussy Riot.

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