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jeudi 30 mai 2019

Vietnam seeks to slow China inflows

Communist Party starts to question how much Chinese trade and investment Vietnam can absorb without sparking a backlash

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Vietnam will not escape impact of trade war, foreign minister warns

Pham acknowledges short-term gains, but says long-term conflict will take a toll

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New minimum basic salary, social insurance rates in Vietnam

Vietnam will introduce new regulations on the minimum basic salary for social insurance. The government’s Decree 38/2019/ND-CP on minimum basic salary will take effect from July 1, 2019.

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Vietnam teacher arrested for Facebook posts 'undermining state'

A Vietnamese music teacher has been arrested for posting material on Facebook "aimed at undermining" the state, his family and official media said Thursday (May 30) in the communist country where a crackdown against online critics has gathered pace.

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mercredi 29 mai 2019

Vietnam man jailed for plotting terror attack

A Vietnamese man has been sentenced to six years in jail for terrorism and weapons possession after he was convicted for smuggling a cache of guns into the country from Cambodia, a court official said Tuesday.

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Vietnam’s economy could Soon be bigger than Singapore’s

Vietnam’s economy could be bigger than Singapore’s by 2029, says DBS Bank Ltd.

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You can still buy a house with gold bars in Vietnam

Vietnam may be one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, yet it’s still in the dark ages when it comes to joining the global trend toward cashless transactions.

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lundi 27 mai 2019

Vietnam’s high school graduates prefer skilled jobs than university

Vietnam's high school graduates would rather enter the labor workforce than apply for university due to the hike in skilled worker demand. Students enrolling in technical education also increased significantly over the last two years.

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Vietnam considering mobile money trials this year

Vietnam's Ministry of Information and Communication has held an international workshop on the ability of mobile money to promote financial inclusion, as part of preparations for potential mobile money trails.

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The Sino-Vietnam war and China’s long route to winning

A little-known war helped shape the future of Southeast Asia.

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dimanche 26 mai 2019

'Fear and paranoia': How Vietnam controls its media

'Level of terror rises sharply' as Vietnam ranks 176th out of 180 countries in the 2019 Press Freedom Index.

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Coal reigns in Vietnam’s booming energy sector but interest growing in renewables

Vietnam has become a hot spot for energy investors eyeing a spend of up to $150 billion over the coming decade to meet surging power demand, with coal set to dominate despite signs of a government effort to go green.

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U.S. will refrain from labeling Vietnam a currency manipulator

The U.S. is refraining from labeling Vietnam a currency manipulator based on new data the country provided the Treasury Department, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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vendredi 24 mai 2019

Vietnam is on the verge of an energy crisis

As the U.S. finds itself embroiled in a host of problems around the world, from trying to convince North Korea to come back to the bargaining table, to ramping up tensions with Iran,

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Facebook increased Vietnam content restrictions by 500% during 2018

Facebook increased the amount of content it restricted access to in Vietnam by over 500% in the last half of 2018, the U.S. social media giant said in a report released on Friday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up its crackdown on online dissent.

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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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