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Number of foreign workers in Vietnam on the rise

Number of foreign workers in Vietnam on the rise

The number of foreigners working in Vietnam has increased significantly over the last ten years, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) reported.

HCM City urged to improve transport infrastructure

Deputy Transport Minister Nguyen Ngoc Dong said HCM City’s infrastructure projects had lots of problems during a meeting with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

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China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

A notorious Chinese dog meat festival opened on Wednesday with butchers hacking up slabs of canines and cooks frying the flesh, despite rumours that authorities would impose a ban this year.

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 Ministry denies Uber and Grab pilots ended

The Ministry of Transport stated on June 20 that pilot projects of transport companies using technology applications to connect and manage transport activities have not been suspended.

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Foreign tourists to contribute to tourism development fund

A portion of visa fees, tourist site entrance fees, and other costs incurred by foreign tourists will go towards a tourism development fund from the beginning of 2018, according to the amended Law on Tourism.

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Children’s game shows could see tighter controls

Never before have game shows with the participation of children boomed in Vietnam like at the present, which has raised concerns over using children as a tool to earn money.

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Second-hand consumer goods flood HCM City ports

Second-hand consumer goods have been smuggled and abandoned in HCM City.

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 Vietnam 4th in Asia-Pacific for online shopping

92% of Vietnamese people shopped online in first half and 96.2% said they would make at least one online shopping transaction, latest Mastercard report finds.

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