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Visitors pester HCM City zoo animals

Visitors pester HCM City zoo animals

Many visitors to the Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens in HCM City have been caught deliberately provoking animals and climbing the fences despite warnings.

Poor management of alien species raises alarm

Experts have expressed alarm over the nation’s poor management of invasive and harmful alien species after two cases were widely reported by the media this month.

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Deputy minister questioned over huge personal assets

Industry and Trade Deputy Minister Ho Thi Kim Thoa has been in the public spotlight these days after being found to hold a large stake in a local light bulb firm.

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Hanoi hospitals seek external funding

In a bid to raise capital and improve medical treatment services, Hanoi is seeking both local and foreign investors to buy stakes in public hospitals it owns.

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HCMC leaders to check work by smartphone

Ho Chi Minh City authorities will use smart mobile devices to manage and examine work, a representative from the city’s Department of Information and Communications (DIC) told the Steering Committee of the Smart City project recently.

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Young people criticised for behaviour at religious sites

Trinh Hoa Binh, head of Vietnam Sociology Association has criticised young people for wearing revealing clothes at pagodas or being violent at festivals.

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Vegetarian food popular on first full-moon day

The vegetarian food market is becoming more busy on the first full moon of the lunar year.

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Vietnam among the most vulnerable to cyber threats

Viet Nam was named the nation facing the second-highest level of cyber security risk in Asia Pacific markets by a Microsoft Asia report on Thursday.

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