Vietnam Home Vietnam and Asia Latest News - VietnamPosts.NET - uGroup (tm) https://vietnamposts.net/component/content/frontpage.html Wed, 19 Jun 2019 04:27:02 +0000 Biz.VN GNU/GPL Core System en-gb House harmoniously combines rural features with a modern imagination https://vietnamposts.net/life-and-laws/amazing/366058-house-harmoniously-combines-rural-features-with-a-modern-imagination.html https://vietnamposts.net/life-and-laws/amazing/366058-house-harmoniously-combines-rural-features-with-a-modern-imagination.html

A new house in the southern province of Tra Vinh reimagines a traditional layout, blending Vietnamese, Khmer and Chinese elements.

House harmoniously combines rural features with a modern imagination

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:01:14 +0000
For homesick Vietnamese, the grass is not greener on the other side https://vietnamposts.net/life-and-laws/stories/366057-for-homesick-vietnamese-the-grass-is-not-greener-on-the-other-side.html https://vietnamposts.net/life-and-laws/stories/366057-for-homesick-vietnamese-the-grass-is-not-greener-on-the-other-side.html

Living abroad is a dream, but many Vietnamese feel out of place, and wish they hadn't left in the first place.

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Shark Tank Việt Nam will be back for the third season with two new investors, organisers announced in HCM City on Thursday.

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Fri, 14 Jun 2019 11:15:37 +0000
Matildas stun Brazil at World Cup as China send Germany and hosts through https://vietnamposts.net/sports-and-entertainment/soccer/366032-matildas-stun-brazil-at-world-cup-as-china-send-germany-and-hosts-through.html https://vietnamposts.net/sports-and-entertainment/soccer/366032-matildas-stun-brazil-at-world-cup-as-china-send-germany-and-hosts-through.html

A Monica own-goal completed a remarkable turnaround by Australia at the women's World Cup on Thursday, as the Matildas came from two goals down to stun Brazil 3-2, while China beat South Africa in Paris.

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Fri, 14 Jun 2019 09:55:01 +0000
Trade agreement to boost exports of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises https://vietnamposts.net/economy/general/366027-trade-agreement-to-boost-exports-of-micro-small-and-medium-sized-enterprises.html https://vietnamposts.net/economy/general/366027-trade-agreement-to-boost-exports-of-micro-small-and-medium-sized-enterprises.html

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) will help micro, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) further diversify exports and expand markets, as well as improve GDP growth in Việt Nam, experts said yesterday (June 13) at a seminar held in HCM City.

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Fri, 14 Jun 2019 09:32:00 +0000
Vietnam to play five 2022 World Cup qualification games https://vietnamposts.net/sports-and-entertainment/soccer/366025-vietnam-to-play-five-2022-world-cup-qualification-games.html https://vietnamposts.net/sports-and-entertainment/soccer/366025-vietnam-to-play-five-2022-world-cup-qualification-games.html

For the World Cup 2022 Asia zone qualifiers, Vietnam will play five matches from now until the the year-end.

Vietnam to play five 2022 World Cup qualification games

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Fri, 14 Jun 2019 09:00:00 +0000
Cleaner production helps reduce production costs: experts https://vietnamposts.net/science-and-education/environment/366023-cleaner-production-helps-reducenproduction-costs-experts.html https://vietnamposts.net/science-and-education/environment/366023-cleaner-production-helps-reducenproduction-costs-experts.html

The adoption of resource efficiency and cleaner production (RECP) options has helped enterprises create new sources of revenue, reduce production costs while mitigating the overall environmental impact of the industrial zones, experts said.

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Fri, 14 Jun 2019 08:47:00 +0000
Central bank unveils monetary policy for H2 2019 https://vietnamposts.net/economy/policies/366016-central-bank-unveils-monetary-policy-for-h2-2019.html https://vietnamposts.net/economy/policies/366016-central-bank-unveils-monetary-policy-for-h2-2019.html

The State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) will continue to follow a pro-active, flexible and cautious monetary policy as well as working in close conjunction with fiscal and other policies to control inflation, sustain the macro-economy and support economic growth in the second half of this year.

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Fri, 14 Jun 2019 08:26:00 +0000
Amended tax and public investment laws passed https://vietnamposts.net/society/more/366013-amended-tax-and-public-investment-laws-passed.html https://vietnamposts.net/society/more/366013-amended-tax-and-public-investment-laws-passed.html

National Assembly (NA) deputies on Thursday passed the draft amendment of the Law of Tax Management with 91.32 per cent of all deputies approving the draft law.

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Fri, 14 Jun 2019 08:19:00 +0000
Zhenze weaves its own history (Video) https://vietnamposts.net/world-and-region/asia-and-asean/366007-zhenze-weaves-its-own-history.html https://vietnamposts.net/world-and-region/asia-and-asean/366007-zhenze-weaves-its-own-history.html

“Above there is heaven, down here there are Su and Hang.” The old saying has been proved right time and time again throughout history as the beauty of northeastern China's Suzhou and Hangzhou continue to lure tourists from all over the world.

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:21:30 +0000
Scorching weather severely disrupts life in central Vietnam https://vietnamposts.net/society/weather/366003-scorching-weather-severely-disrupts-life-in-central-vietnam.html https://vietnamposts.net/society/weather/366003-scorching-weather-severely-disrupts-life-in-central-vietnam.html

Ha Tinh residents have had to drastically change their daily life routine to avoid extremely hot weather.

Nguyen Cong Duc wiped the insulation to set it up in front of the house to reduce the heat. Photo by VnExpress/Duc Hung

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Thu, 13 Jun 2019 19:27:28 +0000
Workers’ well-being in the crosshairs as NA debates overtime extension https://vietnamposts.net/society/labors-and-jobs/365994-workers-well-being-in-the-crosshairs-as-na-debates-overtime-extension.html https://vietnamposts.net/society/labors-and-jobs/365994-workers-well-being-in-the-crosshairs-as-na-debates-overtime-extension.html

 Workers’ health and well-being took centerstage as Vietnamese parliament discussed raising the annual overtime limit to 400 hours.

Workers’ well-being in the crosshairs as NA debates overtime extension

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Thu, 13 Jun 2019 16:59:31 +0000
Vietnam AutoExpo 2019 under-way in Hà Nội https://vietnamposts.net/hi-tech/autos-and-market/365968-vietnam-autoexpo-2019-under-way-in-ha-ni.html https://vietnamposts.net/hi-tech/autos-and-market/365968-vietnam-autoexpo-2019-under-way-in-ha-ni.html

The 16th International Exhibition on Automobile, Transportation and Supporting Industries (Vietnam AutoExpo 2019) is taking place in Hà Nội with the participation of nearly 200 exhibitors.

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Thu, 13 Jun 2019 16:19:45 +0000
An addict returns to rehab after kicking his habit https://vietnamposts.net/life-and-laws/stories/365955-an-addict-returns-to-rehab-after-kicking-his-habit.html https://vietnamposts.net/life-and-laws/stories/365955-an-addict-returns-to-rehab-after-kicking-his-habit.html

His drug addiction took Minh to the verge of death, but he beat it. Now he helps others do the same.

An addict returns to rehab after kicking his habit

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Thu, 13 Jun 2019 11:53:36 +0000
In Tehran, Japan's Abe urges Iran to play 'constructive role' https://vietnamposts.net/world-and-region/asia-and-asean/365954-in-tehran-japans-abe-urges-iran-to-play-constructive-role.html https://vietnamposts.net/world-and-region/asia-and-asean/365954-in-tehran-japans-abe-urges-iran-to-play-constructive-role.html

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged Tehran to play a "constructive role" for Middle East peace on Wednesday during a rare diplomatic mission to the Islamic republic aimed at defusing US-Iran tensions.

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Thu, 13 Jun 2019 11:21:59 +0000
Cellist discovers healing power of music https://vietnamposts.net/sports-and-entertainment/music-and-singer/365941-cellist-discovers-healing-power-of-music.html https://vietnamposts.net/sports-and-entertainment/music-and-singer/365941-cellist-discovers-healing-power-of-music.html

The professional cellist has learned some of the country's traditional music, all the while falling in love with Viet Nam.

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Thu, 13 Jun 2019 09:06:28 +0000
World Bank offers new credit to develop urban centres https://vietnamposts.net/economy/finance/365939-world-bank-offers-new-credit-to-develop-urban-centres.html https://vietnamposts.net/economy/finance/365939-world-bank-offers-new-credit-to-develop-urban-centres.html

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors yesterday approved a US$194.36 million credit to help four secondary cities in Việt Nam build critically-needed municipal infrastructure and strengthen urban planning.

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Thu, 13 Jun 2019 08:45:15 +0000
Ministry issues ICT reference framework for smart city development https://vietnamposts.net/hi-tech/it-and-internet/365937-ministry-issues-ict-reference-framework-for-smart-city-development.html https://vietnamposts.net/hi-tech/it-and-internet/365937-ministry-issues-ict-reference-framework-for-smart-city-development.html

The ICT (information and communication technology) reference framework for the development of smart cities (version 1.0) has been issued by the Ministry of Information and Communications as a basis for localities and businesses to develop smart city projects.

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Thu, 13 Jun 2019 08:30:00 +0000
Vietnamese, Australian FMs hold talks https://vietnamposts.net/society/more/365914-vietnamese-australian-fms-hold-talks.html https://vietnamposts.net/society/more/365914-vietnamese-australian-fms-hold-talks.html

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh has lauded Việt Nam visit by Marise Payne following her reappointment as Minister for Foreign Affairs cum Minister for Women of Australia, saying that it proves the Australian government’s appreciation for Việt Nam and substantial ties between the two nations. 

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Thu, 13 Jun 2019 08:10:00 +0000
Financial autonomy for public hospitals: a blessing or a curse https://vietnamposts.net/life-and-laws/health-and-medicine/365924-financial-autonomy-for-public-hospitals-a-blessing-or-a-curse.html https://vietnamposts.net/life-and-laws/health-and-medicine/365924-financial-autonomy-for-public-hospitals-a-blessing-or-a-curse.html

Financial autonomy would boost the competitiveness of health institutions as they would have more "wiggle room" to pursue hi-tech techniques in organ transplants, extracorporeal lithotripsy, endoscopic surgery and other cancer-related diagnosis and treatments.

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Thu, 13 Jun 2019 07:38:15 +0000
Former top shipbuilding officials get 6-17 years in prison https://vietnamposts.net/society/more/365945-former-top-shipbuilding-officials-get-6-17-years-in-prison.html https://vietnamposts.net/society/more/365945-former-top-shipbuilding-officials-get-6-17-years-in-prison.html

Three former top officials of state shipbuilding giant Vinashin will be jailed for appropriating illegal excess interest payments from OceanBank.

Vinashins former chairman Nguyen Ngoc Su at the court.

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Wed, 12 Jun 2019 22:28:47 +0000
Epizode 4 announces first wave of acts https://vietnamposts.net/events/entertainment/365909-epizode-4-announces-first-wave-of-acts.html https://vietnamposts.net/events/entertainment/365909-epizode-4-announces-first-wave-of-acts.html

Epiozde has quickly earned a reputation as one of the top electronic music festivals in Asia.

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Wed, 12 Jun 2019 19:06:42 +0000
Vietnamese architect laments lack of greenery in cities https://vietnamposts.net/economy/realestate/365903-vietnamese-architect-laments-lack-of-greenery-in-cities.html https://vietnamposts.net/economy/realestate/365903-vietnamese-architect-laments-lack-of-greenery-in-cities.html

There is rising demand for greenery as the pressure of urbanization is growing on Vietnam's cities.

CUBIC Architects: Lack of green breathing in Vietnam’s cities

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Wed, 12 Jun 2019 17:00:00 +0000
Venture capital funds commit almost half a billion dollars to VN startups https://vietnamposts.net/economy/finance/365899-venture-capital-funds-commit-almost-half-a-billion-dollars-to-vn-startups.html https://vietnamposts.net/economy/finance/365899-venture-capital-funds-commit-almost-half-a-billion-dollars-to-vn-startups.html

Eighteen local and domestic venture capital funds have committed investment of about VNĐ10 trillion (US$429.2 million) to Vietnamese start-ups over the next three years.

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:21:29 +0000
Escape from life into a maze in central Vietnam lagoon https://vietnamposts.net/explore-vietnam/destination/365973-escape-from-life-into-a-maze-in-central-vietnam-lagoon.html https://vietnamposts.net/explore-vietnam/destination/365973-escape-from-life-into-a-maze-in-central-vietnam-lagoon.html

For a mainland person, a lagoon in central Vietnam is a fascinating maze where a completely different life unfolds every day.

Escape from life into a maze in central Vietnam lagoon

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Wed, 12 Jun 2019 15:30:38 +0000