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Australia bars entry to Vietnamese woman for failing to declare raw pork

15 October, 2019

SYDNEY – Australia has refused entry to a Vietnamese woman for failing to declare 10 kg of raw pork, seafood and poultry on arrival in Sydney, its first expulsion under

14 October, 2019

Vietnam pulls DreamWorks’ ‘Abominable’ film over South China Sea map

HANOI – Vietnam has pulled DreamWorks’ animated film “Abominable” from cinemas over a scene featuring a map which shows China’s unilaterally declared “nine-dash line” in the South China Sea, state

12 October, 2019

Vietnam urges restraint amid maritime tensions with China

HANOI – Vietnamese President and Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong has called for restraint in the disputed South China Sea amid a tense months-long standoff between Chinese and Vietnamese ships, state

11 October, 2019

Choke point: Vietnam skilled labour squeezed by Sino-US trade war

HO CHI MINH CITY/HANOI – A new front has opened in the US-China trade war as companies shifting manufacturing to Vietnam engage in a fierce battle for skilled labour, aggravating

08 October, 2019

Air quality app under ‘coordinated attack’ in Vietnam amid heavy Hanoi smog

HANOI – Independent online air quality index monitor AirVisual says its under “coordinated attack” to discredit the company after its data showed Hanoi has at times recently topped its list

01 October, 2019 | Vietnam News

In Vietnam, men parade but women rule at a festival called ‘Kate’

PHAN RANG – Thousands of Vietnam’s ethnic Cham people have met under rainy late September skies for their annual “Kate” festival that, according to the multi-faith community’s calendar, marks the

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25 September, 2019 | Vietnam News

Vietnam jails former deputy labour minister for economic mismanagement

HANOI – A court in Vietnam has sentenced a former deputy labour minister to six years in prison after finding him guilty of economic mismanagement, state media reported. Le Bach Hong,

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25 September, 2019 | Vietnam News

Vietnam state utility EVN to borrow $US278 mln to expand hydro plant

HANOI – Vietnam’s state-run utility EVN will borrow up to 6.45 trillion dong ($US278 million) to expand a hydroelectric plant near Hanoi, the government said, as the Southeast Asian country

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24 September, 2019 | Vietnam News

Vietnam says ‘urgent measures’ needed to combat Mekong Delta erosion

HANOI – Six provinces in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region have been scrambling to battle the severe erosion of the sprawling river and coastal network, with some areas now requiring “urgent

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20 September, 2019 | Vietnam News,World News

Many states inflict “serious cruelty” on rights activists – UN

GENEVA – One-quarter of UN member states have carried out suspected reprisals against activists who cooperate with the world body on human rights issues, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said. China,

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