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mercredi 3 octobre 2018

Vietnam is the most globalized populous country in modern history

Globalization is going through tough times. The UK’s exit from the EU, the rise of nationalist US president Donald Trump and the escalating trade spat between the US and China are stymieing the progress towards a more connected global economy.

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mardi 2 octobre 2018

A protest singer finds her voice in Vietnam’s police state

The taxi was weaving through evening traffic, inches from the motorbikes that were swarming it like hornets.

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Vietnam to speed development of 5G network

Vietnam's Ministry of Information and Communications is encouraging the development of broadband infrastructure to complete the 4G network and begin work on 5G as early as possible to enhance the performance of the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Vietnam's former Communist Party Chief Do Muoi dies at 101

Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Do Muoi, who worked against the French colonial government and became a committed communist, has died at age 101.

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Fears rise that Hanoi festival ban after drug deaths may ruin Vietnam’s dance music scene before it has even got started

Party goers hope tragedy where seven people died after taking a cocktail of drugs at an electronic music festival, does not see the nascent rave scene brought to a premature end in the conservative communist capital

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Fast and serious: Vietnam's first domestic car manufacturer bets big

At a time when auto companies in the developed world are facing a squeeze on their profits from cash-rich tech firms, Vietnam is betting car-making can be a ticket t o a more prosperous economy, just as it was for the likes of Japan and South Korea.

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lundi 1 octobre 2018

Vietnam manufacturing growth slips to 10-month low

Vietnamese manufacturing growth slowed to its lowest level in 10 months in September but business confidence pointed to a rebound in the coming months, according to an industry gauge.

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dimanche 30 septembre 2018

Vietnam actively contributes to UNHRC’s 39th session

Vietnamese Ambassador Duong Chi Dung stressed the need for the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to continue fostering constructive cooperation and dialogue when attending the UNHRC’s 39th session which closed in Geneva on September 28.

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Vietnam 9-month GDP growth highest in 8 years

Vietnam’s GDP grew by 6.98 percent between January and September, the highest nine-month growth rate since 2011.

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Slovak paedophile’s conviction a watershed for Vietnam

First prosecution since closure of a legal loophole that enabled men to sexually abuse young boys without it being considered a sex crime raises hopes the country has turned a corner on child abuse

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Vietnam's barefoot tradies

Australia's macho tradesmen hold a sacred place in our national mythology. But in Vietnam, tradie life looks a little different.

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Nearly a tonne of pangolin scales, ivory seized in Vietnam, which has banned the trading of both

Vietnam has seized around a tonne of pangolin scales and ivory hidden inside airline cargo packages, state media reported, as the country struggles to rein in wildlife smuggling across its borders.

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vendredi 28 septembre 2018

Vietnam reaches for a homegrown tech revolution

Communist planners and private players have prioritized development of indigenous social media and computing platforms to supplant Facebook and Google

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Why Vietnam is such a magnet for baht

Thailand is being left behind when it should be learning from the success story to its east

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Vietnam warned it is planning one airport too many

Vietnamese provinces are proposing new airports without realizing that the country is already overloaded with these facilities, experts say.

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jeudi 27 septembre 2018

What’s in a Canada Warship’s Vietnam Voyage ?

The scheduled visit has significance for both bilateral ties as well as the wider region.

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Death of a president: no power vacuum in Vietnam

The death of Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang was unexpected by the general public: he was due to address the UN General Assembly this week, and Vietnam’s one-party system has a long tradition of keeping a veil of secrecy around the health status of its top leaders.

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mercredi 26 septembre 2018

Vietnam newspapers report 'considerable impact' from data center’s failure

Some online newspapers in Vietnam said power disconnection at a data center on Sunday caused big losses in their readership.

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Vietnam police bust US$26m online gambling ring

Vietnamese police have broken up an online gambling ring worth almost US$26 million (S$35 million) and arrested 10 people along with confiscating guns and cash, officials said on Tuesday (Sept 25), the latest big bust in a country where illicit betting flourishes despite tough laws.

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mardi 25 septembre 2018

Jail for Vietnam activist anti-govt posts

A court in southern Vietnam has sentenced an activist to 27 months in prison for Facebook posts that judges say insulted the ruling Communist Party and government and called for anti-government protests.

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lundi 24 septembre 2018

Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh becomes first female president of Vietnam

Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh will be the acting president until the National Assembly elects a new leader

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vendredi 21 septembre 2018

In Vietnam and elsewhere, ‘disaster capitalism’ is at play

Nature and the poor are paying the price for profits earned by the rich.

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Vietnam's President Quang dies after 'serious illness'

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang, one of the country’s top three leaders but with mostly ceremonial duties, died on Friday after an illness, state television and radio announced.

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jeudi 20 septembre 2018

What’s behind France’s first Vietnam air force mission ?

A closer look at a significant development in the bilateral defense relationship and the wider region.

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More prehistoric remains found in volcanic caves

In a September 18 announcement, the National Museum of Nature released new details on a shocking discovery of prehistoric corpses in the central highlands.

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mercredi 19 septembre 2018

Vietnam jails retired teacher for 14 years for 'attempted subversion'

Case latest in series of examples of Hanoi cracking down on dissent

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mardi 18 septembre 2018

SEZs in Vietnam : What’s in a Name ?

Why are Special Economic Zones so attractive to Vietnam’s government, despite proven shortcomings ?

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Vietnam looks to Russia as it strikes US$1 billion weapons deal

Vietnam has been one of the world’s most active arms importers over recent years, amid China’s increasingly aggressive territorial claims in the South China Sea

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Vietnam sees high-speed train flying high

The trans-Vietnam high-speed rail is back on the agenda, with officials saying it can compete with aeroplanes for business.

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Vietnam urges Facebook to open office ahead of controversial cyber law

Vietnam has asked Facebook (FB.O) to open a local office as the Communist-ruled country increases pressure on global technology firms to abide by a controversial cyber security law.

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