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US billionaire Bob Parsons gives stellar sponsorship to Swing for the Kids

US billionaire Bob Parsons gives stellar sponsorship to Swing for the Kids

US billionaire Bob Parsons announced to give $100,000 to sponsor the Swing for the Kids charity golf tournament co-organised by the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency, Vietnam Investment Review, and BRG Group.

Trudeau meets leader, students in HCMC

Trudeau meets leader, students in HCMC

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday flew south to HCM City after spending the first day of his State visit in the capital Hà Nội.

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HCM City plans to establish taxi pick-up stands

HCM City plans to establish taxi pick-up stands

HCM City plans to set up taxi pick-up stands to prevent taxis parking in the wrong places and roaming the streets for fares.

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Health officials warn of measles outbreak

Health officials warn of measles outbreak

In the first 10 months, 45 cases of measles – including one death – have been recorded in Hà Nội, against the northern region’s 99 cases and the country’s total figure of 229 cases.

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New national citizen management system will not be available until 2020

New national citizen management system will not be available until 2020

The transition from Việt Nam’s decades-old household residency book system to a new online national database will not take place until 2020, according to the Ministry of Public Security.

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Typhoon Damrey death toll up, many areas still flooded

Typhoon Damrey death toll up, many areas still flooded

The heavy toll exacted by typhoon Damrey continued to rise, with the number of deaths counted at 49 people yesterday.

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Assets disclosure ineffective in fighting corruption

Assets disclosure ineffective in fighting corruption

The National Assembly’s Judicial Committee urged the Government to complete mechanisms and regulations to monitor citizens’ income, especially public servants with a focus on improving transparency and accountability.

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Typhoon Damrey leaves 29 dead, 29 missing

Typhoon Damrey leaves 29 dead, 29 missing

Typhoon Damrey has wreaked havoc in the central and south central coast of Việt Nam, killing 29 people and leaving 29 missing by Sunday 1pm, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

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Flights cancelled ahead of Storm Damrey

Flights cancelled ahead of Storm Damrey

Vietnam Airlines and Jetstar Pacific have announced that they will cancel flights to and from Cam Ranh and Da Lat Airports on the morning of November 4 to ensure safety as the Storm Damrey is forecasted to hit the south-central region.

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Disabled children learn life skills at Hà Nội cafe

Disabled children learn life skills at Hà Nội cafe

Doctor Đỗ Thúy Lan has dedicated her life to helping children with disabilities.

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Prime Minister approves project supporting start-ups at schools

Prime Minister approves project supporting start-ups at schools

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has approved a project which supports students to start up businesses by 2025.

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Vaccination appointment booking service launched in Đà Nẵng

Vaccination appointment booking service launched in Đà Nẵng

The Health Preventive Centre of central Đà Nẵng City on Wednesday launched a service which helps locals book vaccination appointments via websites and phone calls.

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China hands over trafficked baby to Việt Nam

China hands over trafficked baby to Việt Nam

Móng Cái City police in the northern province of Quảng Ninh, in co-operation with the border guard force of the Móng Cái International Border Gate, received a child who was sold to China.

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Storm Damrey heads towards south central provinces

Storm Damrey heads towards south central provinces

A tropical depression has strengthened into a storm in the East Sea and is moving towards the south-central region of Vietnam on the morning of November 2, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

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Workers face daunting Industry 4.0 challenge

Workers face daunting Industry 4.0 challenge

State-owned enterprises and local businesses should pay due attention to training workers for the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) so that they are not rendered redundant, experts say.

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VN officers, nurses train on first aid, trauma care

VN officers, nurses train on first aid, trauma care

HÀ NỘI  – The Việt Nam Peacekeeping Centre has coordinated with Military Hospital 175 and partners from Australia and the US to open a training course on first aid by air and trauma care for officers and nurses at the second-level field hospital. 

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