Vietnam Home Vietnam and Asia Latest News - VietnamNews.ASIA - uGroup (tm) http://vietnamnews.asia/component/content/frontpage.html Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:33:23 +0000 Biz.VN GNU/GPL Core System en-gb Vietnam to catch up with Thailand in 15 years: tourism minister http://vietnamnews.asia/economy/general/299620-vietnam-to-catch-up-with-thailand-in-15-years-tourism-minister.html http://vietnamnews.asia/economy/general/299620-vietnam-to-catch-up-with-thailand-in-15-years-tourism-minister.html If the high growth rate of international travelers in the last two years can be maintained, Vietnam’s tourism could catch up with Singapore in two years and with Thailand in 15 years, according to Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien.

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:00:00 +0000
Seven signature dishes you shouldn't miss out on in Hoi An http://vietnamnews.asia/explore-vietnam/cuisine/299654-seven-signature-dishes-you-shouldnt-miss-out-on-in-hoi-an.html http://vietnamnews.asia/explore-vietnam/cuisine/299654-seven-signature-dishes-you-shouldnt-miss-out-on-in-hoi-an.html Chicken rice, baguettes and the legendary Hoi An cao lau noodles all await gourmets in the ancient Vietnamese town.

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:28:54 +0000
World population to reach 9.8 bln in 2050, UN says http://vietnamnews.asia/world-and-region/more-world/299650-world-population-to-reach-98-bln-in-2050-un-says.html http://vietnamnews.asia/world-and-region/more-world/299650-world-population-to-reach-98-bln-in-2050-un-says.html The global population will reach 8.6 billion in 2030, 9.8 billion in 2050 and 11.2 billion in 2100.

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:16:12 +0000
American lays bare Vietnamese software developer’s tricks http://vietnamnews.asia/hi-tech/more-hitech/299580-american-lays-bare-vietnamese-software-developers-tricks.html http://vietnamnews.asia/hi-tech/more-hitech/299580-american-lays-bare-vietnamese-software-developers-tricks.html ‘Mobile protection: Clean & Security VPN’, an app of top 20 in earning growth on App Store developed by ‘Ngan Vo Thi Thuy’ has been found by medium.freecodecamp.com of tricking users out for $80,000 a month, or more than VND1 billion. 

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:30:00 +0000
Polluting factories still remain in Hanoi's residential quarters http://vietnamnews.asia/science-and-education/environment/299579-polluting-factories-still-remain-in-hanois-residential-quarters.html http://vietnamnews.asia/science-and-education/environment/299579-polluting-factories-still-remain-in-hanois-residential-quarters.html Hanoi authorities decided years ago that 117 polluting production facilities in the inner city must move to the suburbs or neighboring provinces. However, the relocation still has not been implemented.

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:10:00 +0000
Large gap between school and exam scores found http://vietnamnews.asia/science-and-education/more-education/299590-large-gap-between-school-and-exam-scores-found.html http://vietnamnews.asia/science-and-education/more-education/299590-large-gap-between-school-and-exam-scores-found.html Vietnamese students have become suspiciously excellent with very high reported GPAs (Grade Point Average). 

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:20:00 +0000
Over 866,000 students take National High School Exam http://vietnamnews.asia/science-and-education/more-education/299519-over-866000-students-take-national-high-school-exam.html http://vietnamnews.asia/science-and-education/more-education/299519-over-866000-students-take-national-high-school-exam.html Over 866,000 students across the country gathered at 2,364 testing locations on June 21 afternoon to complete all registering procedures for the three-day National High School Exam, the most important exam students spend 12 years preparing for.

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:48:49 +0000
APG submarine cable broken, Internet connection affected http://vietnamnews.asia/hi-tech/it-and-internet/299516-apg-submarine-cable-broken-internet-connection-affected.html http://vietnamnews.asia/hi-tech/it-and-internet/299516-apg-submarine-cable-broken-internet-connection-affected.html The Asia-Pacific Gateway (APG) submarine cable was broken at 16:00pm on June 20, affecting Internet connection in Vietnam, especially for users in central localities.

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:38:28 +0000
First heart-transplant patient in southern region discharged http://vietnamnews.asia/life-and-laws/health-and-medicine/299504-first-heart-transplant-patient-in-southern-region-discharged.html http://vietnamnews.asia/life-and-laws/health-and-medicine/299504-first-heart-transplant-patient-in-southern-region-discharged.html The first patient who had successfully underwent a heart transplant in the southern region was discharged from Ho Chi Minh City-based Cho Ray Hospital on June 21, just 22 days after the surgery.

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:00:33 +0000
HCM City calls for private investment in waste water treatment http://vietnamnews.asia/science-and-education/environment/299495-hcm-city-calls-for-private-investment-in-waste-water-treatment.html http://vietnamnews.asia/science-and-education/environment/299495-hcm-city-calls-for-private-investment-in-waste-water-treatment.html As state and local budgets are limited, calling for private investment in waste water treatment is considered the most feasible solution for now. 

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:20:00 +0000
Will VNG list shares on Nasdaq? http://vietnamnews.asia/economy/business/299494-will-vng-list-shares-on-nasdaq.html http://vietnamnews.asia/economy/business/299494-will-vng-list-shares-on-nasdaq.html Cavico had to delist 10 years ago, an indication that it can be difficult for companies to enter foreign bourses.

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:00:00 +0000
Content industry will be ‘king’ in OTT game http://vietnamnews.asia/hi-tech/more-hitech/299496-content-industry-will-be-king-in-ott-game.html http://vietnamnews.asia/hi-tech/more-hitech/299496-content-industry-will-be-king-in-ott-game.html The content industry is expected to control the OTT game, and content producers will design the rules of the game, experts believe.  

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:30:00 +0000
Belgium probes station bomber fatally shot by soldiers http://vietnamnews.asia/world-and-region/eu-and-russia/299447-belgium-probes-station-bomber-fatally-shot-by-soldiers.html http://vietnamnews.asia/world-and-region/eu-and-russia/299447-belgium-probes-station-bomber-fatally-shot-by-soldiers.html Belgian counter-terrorism police are probing the identity of a suspected suicide bomber shot dead by troops guarding a Brussels railway station after he set off explosives that failed to injure anyone.

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:20:17 +0000
Vietnamese underwear manufacturers lose home market to foreign goods http://vietnamnews.asia/economy/business/299438-vietnamese-underwear-manufacturers-lose-home-market-to-foreign-goods.html http://vietnamnews.asia/economy/business/299438-vietnamese-underwear-manufacturers-lose-home-market-to-foreign-goods.html Vietnamese underwear enterprises are dying slowly because they cannot compete with smuggled cheap Chinese products with false labels of origin. 

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:00:00 +0000
Vietnam’s medical sector prepares for advanced organ transplant procedures http://vietnamnews.asia/life-and-laws/health-and-medicine/299428-vietnams-medical-sector-prepares-for-advanced-organ-transplant-procedures.html http://vietnamnews.asia/life-and-laws/health-and-medicine/299428-vietnams-medical-sector-prepares-for-advanced-organ-transplant-procedures.html Medical breakthroughs in organ transplantation and "regeneration" for many patients after liver, kidney and most recently a lung transplant surgery have been successfully conducted are the driving forces encouraging Vietnamese organ transplant experts to take on the difficult task of conducting limb, face, bowel and uterus transplants.

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:24:56 +0000
Is China building a Great Wall under the East Sea? http://vietnamnews.asia/hi-tech/more-hitech/299420-is-china-building-a-great-wall-under-the-east-sea.html http://vietnamnews.asia/hi-tech/more-hitech/299420-is-china-building-a-great-wall-under-the-east-sea.html Chinese plan to set up an underwater observation system under the East Sea, according to experts, with the aim of showing that it is becoming an ocean power.

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:40:00 +0000
Water security from a geopolitical perspective http://vietnamnews.asia/science-and-education/environment/299419-water-security-from-a-geopolitical-perspective.html http://vietnamnews.asia/science-and-education/environment/299419-water-security-from-a-geopolitical-perspective.html Why does Laos insist on building more hydroelectric dams when Vietnam and many other countries believe that it is not the optimal solution for energy, environmental and societal development?

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:40:00 +0000
Vietnam’s rice granary endangered by water shortage http://vietnamnews.asia/science-and-education/environment/299346-vietnams-rice-granary-endangered-by-water-shortage.html http://vietnamnews.asia/science-and-education/environment/299346-vietnams-rice-granary-endangered-by-water-shortage.html The weaker water flow towards the downstream Mekong River has caused drought in  The Mekong Delta, affecting the livelihood of millions of people in the area.

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:54:43 +0000
University lecturer sells land to pay for child’s overseas study http://vietnamnews.asia/science-and-education/more-education/299350-university-lecturer-sells-land-to-pay-for-childs-overseas-study.html http://vietnamnews.asia/science-and-education/more-education/299350-university-lecturer-sells-land-to-pay-for-childs-overseas-study.html The news about a university lecturer who had to sell his land to pay for his child’s overseas study has stirred up the public. 

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:54:18 +0000
Vietnamese workers wrestling with insufficient minimum wage http://vietnamnews.asia/society/labors-and-jobs/299305-vietnamese-workers-wrestling-with-insufficient-minimum-wage.html http://vietnamnews.asia/society/labors-and-jobs/299305-vietnamese-workers-wrestling-with-insufficient-minimum-wage.html Workers in Vietnam are struggling to survive on meager minimum wages amidst the rising cost of almost everything in the Southeast Asian country.

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Tue, 20 Jun 2017 02:09:12 +0000
A taste of Cambodia at Saigon market http://vietnamnews.asia/explore-vietnam/cuisine/299303-a-taste-of-cambodia-at-saigon-market.html http://vietnamnews.asia/explore-vietnam/cuisine/299303-a-taste-of-cambodia-at-saigon-market.html Forced to flee civil war, these vendors returned to Vietnam bringing part of their second homeland with them.

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Tue, 20 Jun 2017 01:59:09 +0000
London mosque attacker: 'I want to kill all Muslims' http://vietnamnews.asia/world-and-region/eu-and-russia/299304-london-mosque-attacker-i-want-to-kill-all-muslims.html http://vietnamnews.asia/world-and-region/eu-and-russia/299304-london-mosque-attacker-i-want-to-kill-all-muslims.html When people seized the attacker, he was shouting: 'All Muslims, I want to kill all Muslims.' 

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Tue, 20 Jun 2017 01:58:41 +0000
Vietnamese-American one of seven sailors killed in US Navy collision off Japan http://vietnamnews.asia/world-and-region/more-world/299301-vietnamese-american-one-of-seven-sailors-killed-in-us-navy-collision-off-japan.html http://vietnamnews.asia/world-and-region/more-world/299301-vietnamese-american-one-of-seven-sailors-killed-in-us-navy-collision-off-japan.html Investigators are trying to establish how the destroyer collided with a large container ship in clear weather. A Vietnamese American man was one of the seven sailors who died in a collision between the USS Fitzgerald and a Philippine-flagged container ship off the coast of Japan on Saturday, the U.S. Navy has announced.

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Tue, 20 Jun 2017 01:55:00 +0000
Students pray for luck at Hanoi temple before exam of their lives http://vietnamnews.asia/science-and-education/more-education/299300-students-pray-for-luck-at-hanoi-temple-before-exam-of-their-lives.html http://vietnamnews.asia/science-and-education/more-education/299300-students-pray-for-luck-at-hanoi-temple-before-exam-of-their-lives.html With only three days left before the university entrance exams, revising is not the priority for thousands of students.

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Tue, 20 Jun 2017 01:51:30 +0000
Britain and EU launch Brexit talks in Brussels http://vietnamnews.asia/world-and-region/more-world/299225-britain-and-eu-launch-brexit-talks-in-brussels.html http://vietnamnews.asia/world-and-region/more-world/299225-britain-and-eu-launch-brexit-talks-in-brussels.html Brexit Secretary David Davis starts negotiations in Brussels on Monday that will set the terms on which Britain leaves the European Union and determine its relationship with the continent for generations to come.

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:20:00 +0000