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Weekend News Roundup: Vietnamese Businesses Seek Honest, Uneducated Workers: Survey

In Vietnam, residents have used underground water from cemetery for 20 years [Tuoi Tre] Boeing, Microsoft want to foster cooperation with Vietnam: Embassy [Tuoi Tre] Vietnamese businesses seek hones...

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Morning News Roundup: Radioactive Card Shark Arrested In Northern Vietnam

Radioactive card shark arrested in northern Vietnam [Thanh Nien] Vietnam’s top dairy producer wins global food industry award [Tuoi Tre] Teachers oppose assessment method using comments instead...

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnamese Laws The Most Complex In The World

Vietnamese laws the most complex in the world, lawyers say [Vietnam Net] Bkav launches nationwide security network contest [Nhan Dan]  State employment still favored by most Vietnamese job seek...

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Morning News Roundup: 2 Nigerians With Flu-Like Symptoms Arrive At Tân Sơn Nhất

Vietnam to buy 10,000 Ebola protective clothing [Vietnam Net] Poorly dressed customers not welcomed at luxury shops [Vietnam Net]

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Vietnam Grants Licenses To Monsanto, Others To Grow Genetically Modified Corn

The Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has granted licenses to 2 companies, Syngenta Vietnam Co., Ltd and Monsanto’s Dekalb Vietnam Co., Ltd to grow genetically modified c...

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnam Cuts Petrol Prices for Third Time in 3 Weeks

U.S. CDC supports Vietnam’s emergency center over Ebola outbreak [Tuoi Tre] Two provincial educators in Vietnam dismissed for shaking down test takers [Thanh Nien] Vietnam looks for ways to regulate...

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Study: Vietnam Is One Of Only 11 Countries Free From Conflict

The latest study from the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) found that only 11 countries in the word are not involved in conflict of one kind or another. And one of them happens to be Vietnam.

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Weekend News Roundup: HCMC Announces Four Days Off For National Day

Vietnam to host first-ever Asia- Europe music festival [Vietnam Plus] Deputy PM requests Ho Chi Minh highway acceleration [SGGP] HCMC announces four days off for National Day [SGGP]

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Hanoi Authorities Confiscate 2 Tons Of “Rubber” Squid Imported From China

Dried squid is by nature a bit tough to chew, but authorities in Hanoi knew something was amiss when they inspected 2 metric tons “squid” on its way to HCMC.

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Morning News Roundup: Vietnam Waits 7 years To Address Toxic Oil Outside Ha Long Bay

Vietnam waits 7 years to address toxic oil outside Ha Long Bay [Thanh Nien] HCMC to host boat festival on Saigon River [SGGP] Royal Brunei Airlines restarts HCMC service [TTG Asia]

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Morning News Roundup: WHO To Assist Vietnam In Testing For Deadly Ebola Virus

Vietnam tops the world for low-cost travel in 2014 [Vietnam Net] Vietnam has too few culture and arts colleges, universities [Vietnam Net] WHO to assist Vietnam in testing for deadly Ebola virus&nbs...

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Vietnam Set to Lift Casino Ban for Locals

After years of debate, it looks like Vietnam is on the path to removing casino restrictions for locals, pending approval from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung. 

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Morning News Roundup: Primates Face Extinction In Vietnam

Viettel tries 42-Mbps high-speed 3G [Totaltele] Air quality control plan still largely up in the air [Vietnam Net] HCM City goes on building new-style rural areas [Vietnam Plus]

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Bus Literally Cut In Half By Overpass In Bạc Liêu

At 10pm on August 8, a bus traveling through Bạc Liêu City was ripped open when it passed under a flyover half its height, critically injuring 6 passengers, according to VN Express.

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Sabeco Becomes First Vietnamese Brewery To Offer Non-Alcoholic Beer

As foreign brewers arrive in Vietnam, adding some diversity to the country's beer scene, Vietnamese mega-brewery, Sabeco, has announced a new addition to its large portfolio of beverages - non-al...

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Morning News Roundup: Foreign Players Dominate Vietnam’s Thriving Ad Market

Foreign players dominate Vietnam’s thriving ad market [Tuoi Tre] World Bank approves $500mn loan to improve Vietnam’s power transmission [Tuoi Tre] Trinh Cong Son copyright controversy [DT...

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Vietnamese Designer To Present Áo Dài Collection At New York Couture Fashion Week

Vietnamese designer, Võ Việt Chung, will present his modern áo dài collection at Couture Fashion Week New York on September 6.

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Free WIFI Could Soon Be Coming To Vietnam’s Trains

Vietnam’s railway industry is officially entering the digital age. After announcing that it was working with FPT on a VND170 billion e-ticketing system, free WIFI may soon be coming to the countr...

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Weekend News Roundup: Foreign Breweries Tap Vietnam’s Draft Beer Market

HCMC to offer online diagnosis service [Bizjournals] New code-share flights link Vietnam and India [Thanh Nien] Foreign breweries tap Vietnam’s draft beer market [Vietnam Net]

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Supermoon Will Be Visible In Vietnam Next Week

In the early morning of August 11, observers in Vietnam will be able to see a supermoon, an astrological phenomenon wherein the moon will be 14% closer to earth and 30% brighter, reports Vietnam Net.