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lundi 4 février 2019

Vietnam manufacturing PMI has moderate growth in January

Softer rates continued for growth in the Vietnamese manufacturing sector in January, with weaker rises in output, new orders and employment, according to a survey.

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From a Vietnam jail cell to Trump’s state-of-the-union address: one wife’s bid to get her husband’s story heard

Michael Phuong Minh Nguyen, from California, was imprisoned in Vietnam in July for ‘actions’ to overthrow the government The spotlight of the state-of-the-union address allows his wife Helen Nguyen to again call attention to her husband’s plight, lobbying for urgent help in hopes of his release

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dimanche 3 février 2019

Europe, Vietnam reach towards major trade deal

The so-called EVFTA would provide a huge trade-promoting boost to both sides but Europe still wants more progress on Vietnam's poor rights record

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vendredi 1 février 2019

Vietnam : Hanoi misleads UN on rights record

Vietnam presented a grossly inaccurate picture of its human rights record at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on January 22, 2019, Human Rights Watch said today.

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jeudi 31 janvier 2019

Former Vietnam spy and property magnate handed third jail sentence

A property magnate turned fugitive spy was jailed for the third time in Vietnam on Wednesday after a court convicted him of corruption over murky land deals that cost the state millions of dollars.

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US regulator to allow Vietnam carriers to fly to the US

The US Federal Aviation Administration is expected to grant a Category 1 rating to Vietnam soon, giving its airlines the opportunity to fly to the United States and codeshare with American carriers, two US officials said on Wednesday (Jan 30).

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mercredi 30 janvier 2019

AirAsia to fly to Can Tho

AirAsia is set to fly to Can Tho, the gateway city to Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, a region famed for its floating markets and cruises on the Mekong River.

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Bangkok Airways flies into Cam Ranh, Vietnam

Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited has successfully made its maiden flight from Bangkok to Cam Ranh today.

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A new Vietnam-Canada defense dialogue ?

A closer look at the broader context behind a new defense policy dialogue mechanism being discussed by the two sides.

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Patient sings during first awake brain surgery in Vietnam

A male patient sang as he underwent an operation on his brain tumour while fully conscious, the first such procedure in Vietnam.

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mardi 29 janvier 2019

Vietnam’s first LGBT-friendly clinic provides relief from illness and prejudice

Discrimination and lack of expertise on problems specific to the LGBT community made members hesitant about approaching public hospitals.

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Graying Vietnam can’t afford to get old

Vietnam's socialized healthcare system looks hale on the surface but shifting demographics and financial woes point to ill-health ahead

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Defense minister visit puts Vietnam-Thailand military ties into focus

A recent interaction highlighted some of the cooperation between both countries in the defense realm.

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lundi 28 janvier 2019

Vietnam vexes foreign automakers with import rules

Government steadfast in efforts to nurture domestic industry

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Vietnam to install microchip in patients’ health insurance cards by 2020

The Vietnam Insurance Agency said that it would complete the issuance of electronic health insurance cards which will be installed with microchips to follow patients’ health records by early 2020.

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All you need to know about Tet, Vietnam’s Lunar New Year, what to eat, where to go and what to do

Similar to China, Vietnam’s new year is all about visiting the family, eating special dishes, and making plenty of noise From flowers to temples, from fireworks to food to travel, here’s our guide to Tet

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dimanche 27 janvier 2019

Time for Vietnam’s next generation of clean leaders to step up

Last year marked the mid-point between Vietnam’s five yearly National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV). The eighth plenum of the CPV Central Committee met in October to initiate planning for the 13th Congress in 2021.

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samedi 26 janvier 2019

Can a real estate developer jump start Vietnam’s car industry ?

Within a year, VinFast has built a huge manufacturing complex and developed two prototypes that debuted in Paris. Can it keep up the pace ?

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vendredi 25 janvier 2019

The monk who taught the world mindfulness awaits the end of this life

At a Buddhist temple outside Hue, Vietnam’s onetime capital, 92-year-old Thich Nhat Hanh has come to quietly “transition,” as his disciples put it.

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Japan must stand with Vietnamese human rights activists

As Vietnam’s largest bilateral donor, Japan is in a unique position to raise human rights issues.

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Vietnam reportedly detains Aust activist

A pro-democracy group says Vietnam has detained Australian democracy activist Chau Van Kham who has not been heard from for two weeks and needs his medicine.

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jeudi 24 janvier 2019

Dalat-Thap Cham railway route to be revived

The authorities in Lam Dong Province are planning to revive the railway route connecting Thap Cham and Dalat City.

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Foreign diplomats contribute to Vietnam’s success

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh has said foreign diplomats and heads of international organisations contributed to Vietnam’s socio-economic development in 2018.

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Public healthcare in Vietnam drops ‘the public’

The ruling Communist Party of Vietnam increasingly sees public health as a financial burden and is now weaning the country’s healthcare system off of its subsidies, Minh Vo writes.

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Bank helps 6.7 million poor households access low-interest loans

Deputy Director General of the Việt Nam Bank for Social Policy, Trần Lan Phương, speaks to Nông thôn Ngày nay (Countryside Today) newspaper on extending loans to farmers to expand their production

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Vietnam not too good at attracting, retaining talent

Vietnam has not done a good job of attracting and retaining talents compared to other countries in Southeast Asia.

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mercredi 23 janvier 2019

Vietnam jails activist for 14 years for trying to "overthrow" government

Phan Van Binh, 47, was accused by the court of working for a US-based group which opposes the ruling Communist Party in Vietnam.

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mardi 22 janvier 2019

Taiwan arrests seven over Vietnam group disappearances

Seven suspected members of a human trafficking ring have been arrested in Taiwan over the disappearance of a group of 152 Vietnamese who came to the island to work illegally, authorities said on Tuesday (Jan 22).

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lundi 21 janvier 2019

Vietnam’s political freedoms and its economic success

Vietnam has been on average the most rapidly growing economy in Southeast Asia for more than a decade. Its economic growth of 6 to 7 per cent a year over the past half-decade rivals that of China and its exports are worth just over the total value of its GDP.

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Vietnam’s Politburo clamps down

Nguyen Phu Trong and his proteges have consolidated their command of Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party and its government. Fuelled by foreign investment in manufacturing, the economy remains robust.

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