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Start-up universe forms in south-east, but faces teething troubles
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Start-up universe forms in south-east, but faces teething troubles

A start-up environment with plenty of support for innovation is taking shape in the south-eastern region but there are many teething troubles, a conference heard in HCM City on Thursday.

Wired VN faces new security threats
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Wired VN faces new security threats

As Internet use in Viet Nam continues to rise, avoiding online security threats will become even more difficult, said...

Vietnam faces shortage of Korean interpreters
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Vietnam faces shortage of Korean interpreters

Many enterprises in Vietnam, especially those in the north, are still struggling to find qualified interpreters and translators of the Korean language although they have offered generous salaries and

Vietnamese steel faces anti-dumping investigation in Australia
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Vietnamese steel faces anti-dumping investigation in Australia

En nexpress - An Australian firm has accused Vietnamese manufacturers of manipulating market prices.

The dementia timebomb: Aging Japan faces healthcare crisis
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The dementia timebomb: Aging Japan faces healthcare crisis

Alzheimer's Disease, a syndrome in which cognitive ability, emotional control, and social behavior deteriorate, accounts for the majority of cases.

Vietnam faces dire shortage of logistics personnel
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Vietnam faces dire shortage of logistics personnel

Vietnamnet - VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam needs some 200,000 logistics personnel from now until 2025 but its current logistics training capacity is unable to meet that demand,

Nha Trang faces severe scarcity of hotel rooms
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Nha Trang faces severe scarcity of hotel rooms

EN VietNamNet - Travel agencies are finding it difficult to secure enough hotel rooms in Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Province for domestic tourists in the upcoming summer holiday due to an upsurge of

Vietnam’s life insurance market faces challenges
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Vietnam’s life insurance market faces challenges

Vietnamnet - Growth in Vietnam’s life insurance market looks impressive at first glance but is coming off a low base while a host of issues linger for insurers.

Buyers of Phuoc Son, Bong Mieu gold are familiar faces
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Buyers of Phuoc Son, Bong Mieu gold are familiar faces

Vietnamnet - Concerns have been raised about the acquisition of Phuoc Son and Bong Mieu gold mining companies, especially as the two investors taking over the bankrupt businesses are familiar names.

Vietnam auto industry faces nearing tax abolishment challenge
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Vietnam auto industry faces nearing tax abolishment challenge

Vietnamnet - Vietnam’s auto industry, which has ploddingly developed for the last many years, will face tariff abolishment on products imported from ASEAN nations from January 1 next year.

Health ministry car driver faces harsh punishment for breaking rules on Hanoi expressway
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Health ministry car driver faces harsh punishment for breaking rules on Hanoi expressway

Baomoi - Authorities in Hanoi will punish the drivers of five automobiles, one of which belongs to the health ministry, that were caught speeding in the wrong direction on a local expressway earlier

UN peacekeeping faces US scrutiny. Is it a bargain?
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UN peacekeeping faces US scrutiny. Is it a bargain?

Yahoo News All three were embroiled in civil conflicts with deep political turmoil and horrendous violence that left no one safe. Then the United Nations sent in peacekeepers with orders to protect

Trump’s bid to federalize cops faces roadblock: cops
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Trump’s bid to federalize cops faces roadblock: cops

Yahoo News Sheriff Scott Berry is the highest elected law-enforcement official in Georgia’s Oconee County, where President Trump received 67 percent of the votes. Just last week, he says,

Vietnam faces return of trade deficit
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Vietnam faces return of trade deficit

Vietnamnet - Vietnam has recorded a trade deficit of nearly $2 billion so far this year following the trade surplus of $2.7 billion in 2016.

Vietnam faces steady fall in coffee productivity
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Vietnam faces steady fall in coffee productivity

Vietnamnet - Coffee productivity in the Central Highlands, the country’s key coffee growing area, has steadily declined over time, driven by climate change and plant diseases.

Vietnam’s pepper faces difficulties because of India’s ban
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Vietnam’s pepper faces difficulties because of India’s ban

Vietnamnet - The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) are working with Indian counterparts on the removal of the country’s ban on

Why Trump immigration reform faces uphill battle? The GOP
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Why Trump immigration reform faces uphill battle? The GOP

Yahoo News President Trump wants fewer unauthorized immigrants. What is more ambiguous, yet more consequential, is his stance on legal immigration. Does he want fewer authorized foreigners coming

HSBC faces customer backlash for high fees and poor services
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HSBC faces customer backlash for high fees and poor services

Vietnamnet - Beside overpriced service fees, HSBC has received several complaints about the staff’s unfriendly attitude from its customers.

Central Highlands’ high-tech agriculture development faces challenges
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Central Highlands’ high-tech agriculture development faces challenges

Vietnamnet - Weak supply chains and the impacts of climate change are hindering efforts by the Central Highlands to grow into a thriving agricultural hub.

Trump faces mounting calls to produce evidence of wiretapping claim
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Trump faces mounting calls to produce evidence of wiretapping claim

Yahoo News A week after President Trump unleashed illegal wiretapping allegations against former President Barack Obama, he has yet to provide evidence for his claims or withdraw them, leaving

Trump's streamlined travel ban still faces headwinds
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Trump's streamlined travel ban still faces headwinds

Yahoo News It might be called the kinder, gentler travel ban – but don’t expect the revised version of President Trump’s executive order aimed at keeping Islamist terrorists out of the country to

IRS income tax audits plummet as agency faces budget cuts
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IRS income tax audits plummet as agency faces budget cuts

Yahoo News Americans filing income tax returns this year can worry less about being audited, after the Internal Revenue Service said budget cuts and a reduced staff are to blame for it auditing the

Hotel business in Da Nang faces huge losses
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Hotel business in Da Nang faces huge losses

Vietnamnet - Many investors in the central city of Da Nang are seeking to sell their small and medium hotels to cut losses as the city has ample accommodation.

HCM City faces land shortage for low-cost housing
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HCM City faces land shortage for low-cost housing

Vietnamnet - The city has land to develop suitable low-cost houses for only 1 percent of those in need, its real estate association said.

Angolan vice president faces corruption charges in Portugal
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Angolan vice president faces corruption charges in Portugal

Yahoo News LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese prosecutors are bringing charges of corruption, money-laundering and forgery against Angolan Vice President Manuel Vicente as part of an investigation in