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Compulsory social insurance required for foreign workers in Vietnam starting from 2018

Social insurance authorities in Vietnam are developing a compulsory social insurance scheme for foreign workers in the country, citing the need to follow international practices as the country deepens integration.

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 Argentina duo to perform tango by Hoan Kiem Lake

The atmosphere at the pedestrian area around Hoan Kiem Lake will be stirred up on May 27 night at 8pm with a special tango performance.

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 Steering Committee on UXO, toxic chemical consequences established

The Prime Minister has decided to establish a National Steering Committee on the Settlement of Post-war Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) and Toxic Chemical Consequences.

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USD302,400 raised for children with heart diseases

The 7th annual Scar of Life event has raised a fund of USD302,400 for poor children with congenital heart disease in Vietnam.

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 Vietnam Airlines & FPT sign strategic cooperation agreement

Vietnam Airlines and the FPT Group signed a three-year strategic cooperation agreement on May 25.

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Vietnam ranks third at international technology contest

The Vietnamese delegation finished third at the Intel International Science and Technology Fair in Los Angeles, the United States.

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CARE’s project benefits 10,000 ethnic minorities in Bac Kan

Initiated in July 2015, by CARE International, the Voice and Rights project has benefited around 10,000 ethnic minorities from the Tay, Nung, Dao and H’Mong communities in the northern province of Bac Kan, Vietnam.

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Foreigners are among Islamist gunmen battling security forces in a southern Philippine city, the government said Friday as the reported death toll from four days of clashes climbed to 46.

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A Japanese man has been arrested in Indonesia for allegedly trying to smuggle hundreds of reptiles out of the archipelago, including snakes, lizards and turtles, authorities and environmentalists said Friday.

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Indonesia's elite anti-terror squad was Thursday investigating a suicide bombing near a Jakarta bus station that killed three policemen in an assault authorities believe is linked to the Islamic State group.

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Taiwan's giant step towards allowing same-sex marriage has reverberated across Asia, but activists warn the fight for equality isn't over in a region where gay sex remains illegal in some countries.

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A suicide bombing attack outside a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Wednesday killed three police officers, the latest assault to hit the Muslim-majority country as it struggles with a surge of terror plots.

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened Wednesday to impose martial law nationwide to combat the rising threat of terrorism, after Islamist militants beheaded a policeman and took Catholic hostages while rampaging through a southern city.

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