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Farmer uses ants to create pricey aloeswood

15:11 08/10/2014

Truong Thanh Khoan, 61, a farmer in Dong Nai province, has been domesticating and breeding thousands of ants to create aloeswood, a fragrant wood available in Vietnam.

Vietnam - a good neighbour of Cambodia

11:36 07/10/2014

Vietnam has always been a good neighbor of Cambodia, President of the Cambodia National Assembly Heng Samrin during an Oct.

Packed curriculum overwhelms first-graders

11:47 06/10/2014

Parents and primary school teachers all complain that the current curriculum is too extensive for first graders, who must adapt to a new school environment.

Taiwanese group to invest $1b in eco-tourism complex

10:11 02/10/2014

Happiness Cement Group of Taiwan has unveiled a plan to invest US$1 billion in the construction of a modern eco-tourism and urban area complex in north-eastern Quang Ninh Province.

State banks told to buy back state-owned institutions' bank stakes

23:28 01/10/2014

The Prime Minister's Decision No 51 issued on September 15 requires the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV), or state-owned commercial banks appointed by SBV, to buy back capital contributed by state-owned institutions to credit...

Labourers urged to seize opportunities for economic integration

13:33 11/09/2014

Whether Vietnamese labourers can seize opportunities in the deeper economic integration in the region or not when the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is established, it heavily depends on their preparations.

ACMECS nations seek to bolster tourism cooperation

19:13 10/09/2014

To further enhance cooperation among ACMECS nations, there should be breakthroughs in connecting products, harmonise standards and services and reform formalities to establish a single travel area under the motto “ACMECS: Five...

'Plain' packaging not a boost to illegal tobacco use, study suggests

08:21 30/08/2014

A study of smokers in Australia suggests there is “no evidence” that the introduction of 'plain' cigarette packaging has changed the way people buy cigarettes.

Ministry denies rumours about Chinese employee recruitment

11:50 29/08/2014

A senior labour official on August 28 quashed rumours that contractors at the Vung Ang economic zone in central Ha Tinh province are recruiting 10,000 Chinese employees, saying this is false information.

Diplomatic corps feted on Vietnam National Day

07:29 29/08/2014

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung hosted a banquet for international guests in Hanoi on August 28 in celebration of the 69th National Day (September 2).


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