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PM blasts Hanoi over worsening traffic jams ahead of Tết

PM blasts Hanoi over worsening traffic jams ahead of Tết

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc yesterday called a meeting with Hanoi authorities, urging them to work out immediate solutions to address the worsening traffic jams in recent days.

Eight men own the same wealth as the poorest half of the world's population, a level of inequality which "threatens to pull our societies apart", Oxfam said on Monday ahead of the World Economic Forum opening in Davos.

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Relocation from deteriorating apartment buildings proposed

Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Construction has proposed to demolish two apartment buildings on 440 Tran Hung Dao Street and 128 Hai Ba Trung Street.

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Oxfam highlights Vietnam's increasing inequality

The richest man in Vietnam earns more in a day than the poorest Vietnamese earns in 10 years, according to a report released by Oxfam at a press conference in Hanoi on Thursday.

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Demand for senior, mid-level managers up 54% in 2016

Vietnam is at risk of running out of skilled managers, according to Navigos Search, while highly-qualified IT engineers with good English and managerial skills have headed overseas to work.

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85 per cent of VN children have tooth decay

Over 90 per cent of Vietnamese suffer from dental disease and 85 per cent of Vietnamese children have tooth decay, according to the National Hospital of Odonto-Stomatology.

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Public spaces failing to meet public needs

Public space in Vietnam’s urban areas has failed to meet demand or create typical characteristics to identify each city, Deputy Minister of Construction Phan My Linh said.

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HCM City slum life

Migrants from the Mekong Delta live together in the centre of HCM City.

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