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PM grants interview to Bloomberg

PM grants interview to Bloomberg

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has talked to Bloomberg on Vietnam-US ties before his departure to the US to meet with President Donald Trump on May 31

American veteran helps clean Hanoi walls

Returning to Hanoi three years ago, US war veteran Paul Harding opened free English classes in Hanoi and also helped to clean the city’s walls.

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 Underpaid labourers choose to work overtime

A survey by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) conducted in March and April on 2,500 workers revealed that labourers work overtime for the extra money, not because they want to.

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Lao Cai tries to calm land auction corruption claims

A representative from Lao Cai authorities has claimed that the auction for a plot of land now coincidentally owned by top local officials was carried out legally.

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Hanoi needs more integrated transport

Vietnam should develop an integrated system of public transport as part of measures to ensure sustainable transport development, according to experts.

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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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Concerns over Lao Cai potential corrupt land grab

National Assembly deputies have raised concerns about how senior officials in Lao Cai Province apparently benefited from a land auction four years ago.

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 Google assists parents in protecting their children online

“Café with Google”, a social program held by Google for the first time in Vietnam at one primary and one secondary school in Ho Chi Minh City, provided Vietnamese parents with knowledge and helped them understand, accompany, and protect

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