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Miners risk lives, owners boost profit

Last update 11:46 | 14/10/2017 –  vietnamnet

VietNamNet Bridge – Residents of Cao Duong Commune in Hoa Binh Province call the stone quarries scattered around their modest homes “death valley”. The name reflects reality. Residents say at least six miners died this year while working at the mines, where employers exploit both stone and workers.

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Local residents carry explosives to blast rock. — Photo Lang Quan – Tam Ninh

The image of workers standing precariously at the top of quarries, drilling without protective equipment, is a familiar one. So are residents carrying bags of explosives to the top of the mountain.

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Prayer 278

The prayer series

Jesus,

Now is the flooding season in the northern and central regions of our country.
During this season, for many years, we (via social activities groups) have tried to do something.
Tiny things.

However, we gave tiny things but took the big things.
The livelihood of farmers, fishers, and the poor
These things have haunted me. Đọc tiếp Prayer 278

54 dead, 39 missing after depression

vietnamnews – Update: October, 14/2017 – 08:00

Rapidly increasing water levels in Đáy River has submerged Yên Bằng Commune, Ý Yên District, in the northern province of Nam Định. VNA/VNS Photo Công Luật

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — At least 54 people died, 31 others were injured and 39 are missing due to heavy rains and floods triggered by a tropical depression hitting northern and central localities in recent days, according to National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention.

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Lower numbers of undocumented workers will help VN economy

Last update 14:29 | 14/10/2017 –  vietnamnet

VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Thi Xuan Mai, head of the Department for Labour and Population Statistics of the General Statistics Office, discusses with the Nong thon Ngay nay (Countryside Today) newspaper measures to reduce the rate of undocumented workers. 

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Nguyen Thi Xuan Mai. — Photo baodautu.vn

What do you think about the presence of undocumented workers in Viet Nam?

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The unethical hands that sway the stock market

Last update 12:00 | 14/10/2017 –  vietnamnet

VietNamNet Bridge – The ways of manipulating the stock market are getting more sophisticated despite serious punishments. 

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The State Securities Commission (SSC) in mid-September imposed a fine of VND550 million on Phan Sy Hai for violations of regulations.

Hai was found using 28 accounts, including three in his name and 25 in other names to manipulate the price of VMD shares of Vimedimex, a pharmacy company, in the months from January to April 2016.

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How environmental pollution is ruining the Mekong Delta

Last update 16:59 | 23/09/2017 –  vietnamnet

The Mekong Delta is a land carpeted in endless shades of greens, a magical water world that is being destroyed by climate change and environmental pollution, says the Vietnam Environment Administration.

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Some 20 million people call the Mekong Delta home, and 60 million are dependent on the natural environment of river system for their livelihoods, says the Environment Administration.

The Mekong Delta, as local folklore suggests, is a lifelong partner of the Vietnamese that provides the people wisdom and guidance.

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The curious case of Thai-Chinese relations: Best friends forever?

14 March 2016 9:15AM

lowyinterpreter – Thailand has a long tradition of balancing its relations with major powers and, since the 2014 coup, it has been shifting towards China. However, with the two countries now involved in a  complicated collaboration on high speed rail, the Thai public has started to question whether China is truly its best ally. Indeed, once one looks beyond perceptions and emotions and examines the detail of the Thailand-China relations, the best friend status is puzzling.

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Experts fear as coal ash, slag mounting in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

The lack of an effective treatment process has resulted in mountains of the coal-fired electric power plants’ byproducts collecting in the delta

By Tuoi Tre News – October 4, 2017, 13:59 GMT+7
​Experts fear as coal ash, slag mounting in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta
The land where coal ash is dumped at a coal-fired power plant in south-central Vietnam.

Huge mountains of coal ash are looming large in southern Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, experts said at a conference on Tuesday.

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First VN Business Summit to be held

vietnamnews – Update: October, 10/2017 – 10:12

The first-ever Việt Nam Business Summit will be held in Đà Nẵng City on November 7 within the framework of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting of 21 leaders of economies. — Photo vietnam-guide.com

HÀ NỘI — The first-ever Việt Nam Business Summit will be held in Đà Nẵng City on November 7 within the framework of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting of 21 leaders of economies, the Việt Nam Chamber of Commerce (VCCI) announced yesterday.

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