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Top legislator to visit Singapore, Australia

 Top legislator to visit Singapore, Australia

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan will pay official visits to Singapore and Australia from November 26 to December 2, according to a statement of the NA Committee for External Relations released on November 22.

Samsung Vietnam accused of mistreating workers

Sweden's International POPs Elimination Network's latest report claims that Samsung Vietnam is mistreating workers.

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Babysitter found mistreating two-month-old

A mother in the northern province of Ha Nam was shocked to discover her two-month-old child had been abused by their family’s babysitter.

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Sapa winter festival 2017 set for December 23

Sapa winter festival 2017 is set to take place on December 23 in the Sapa district of the northern province of Lao Cai, according to Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.

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The People’s Committee of Hanoi launched a campaign on November 22 to respond to the national month on HIV/AIDS prevention and control (November 10-December 10) and the World AIDS Day (December 1).

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NA approves $5.27b for North-South road

The National Assembly deputies yesterday passed an investment plan for the construction of the eastern North-South Expressway at the 14th parliament’s fourth session.

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A freight train service between Hanoi and Nanchang city in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangxi was launched on November 22.

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Traffic construction causes chaos in Hanoi's Tay Ho District

Nghi Tam Street in Tay Ho District is facing serious traffic jams, particularly at peak hours, due to the construction of a flyover.

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A proposal in Iraq's parliament to scrap the minimum age for Muslim girls to marry has stirred outrage among critics who view it as a licence "to rape children".

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Air China has suspended flights to North Korea, further limiting the secretive state's links with the outside world, but the company said Wednesday it was a business decision.

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Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday (Nov 21) that she hopes talks with Bangladesh this week will result in a memorandum of understanding on the “safe and voluntary return” of Rohingya Muslims who fled

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India's government Tuesday ordered a probe into the death of a girl at a private hospital after her father's social media posts alleging negligence and being overcharged went viral.

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China's internet saw an outpouring of support on Tuesday for model Ming Xi, who apologised to the country for tripping on the catwalk of the first-ever Victoria's Secret fashion show held in her country.

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With wide boulevards, fashionable shopping and a Roman-style amphitheatre, the newly built Palestinian city of Rawabi is the culmination of a decades-long dream for developer Bashar al-Masri.

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