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Hand-foot-mouth disease, dengue fever hit HCM City

23:46 01/10/2014

The number of hand-foot-mouth disease and dengue fever patients saw a sharp increase in September, and is predicted to spread more widely this month.

4,500 hectares of forest lost in Dak Nong in last five years

23:29 01/10/2014

As many as 4,500 hectares of forest and forestland under the management of the Truong Xuan Forestry Company in Dak Nong Province have been cleared in the last five years.

School classrooms overcrowded as more high-rises, apt blocks built

00:15 24/09/2014

Newly built schools in Hanoi cannot keep pace with the number of new residential quarters and urban areas being built in the city, resulting in overcrowded classrooms.

Shortcomings remain in efforts to enforce aviation regulations

09:46 06/09/2014

Poor enforcement of aviation regulations has reached an alarming level, Vo Huy Cuong, deputy director of the Civil Aviation Authority of Viet Nam, told Hai quan (Customs) Newspaper.

Big manufacturers, distributors jump into online retail market

10:05 29/08/2014

The online retail market, which is expected to have the value of $4 billion by 2015, has become large enough to attract some of the bigger fish in recent months.

Japan seeks more Vietnamese guest workers

10:25 26/08/2014

Vietnamese labor export companies have reported a sharp increase of 30 percent from Japan for Vietnamese laborers.

Department store expansion slows in big cities

11:05 24/08/2014

While the network of large-scale shopping malls has been expanding rapidly, the department store development has slowed down, attributed to the changes in the consumers' tastes.

Prestigious primary schools getting more expensive

10:48 11/08/2014

The price of tuition at prestigious primary schools has soared dramatically because of the sharp increase in the number of first graders this school year, many parents in the capital have said.

New vehicle registration laws a burden for transport firms

14:21 31/07/2014

The new regulation on examining trucks' unloaded weight at registration stations has caused problems for transport firms because they cannot fulfill registration procedures within one week.

Businesses rush to buy dollars, betting on carry-trade deals

19:18 10/07/2014

In its report released on July 2, the Vietnam National Finance Supervision Council highlighted the sharp increase in outstanding loans in foreign currency, warning that there is pressure on foreign currency liquidity.


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