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Huế residents angry after ancient royal tomb bulldozed

Huế residents angry after ancient royal tomb bulldozed

Huế residents voiced their anger after the tomb of a king’s wife was razed during construction of a parking lot near the mausoleums of emperors Tự Đức and Đồng Khánh.

Vietnam struggles with gender imbalance

The sex ratio at birth has risen in 45 provinces and cities a year after the plan to control gender imbalance for 2016-2025 period was agreed, announced the General Office of Population and Family Planning.

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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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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.

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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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