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Forum seeks to tackle bottlenecks to boost growth in Vietnam
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Forum seeks to tackle bottlenecks to boost growth in Vietnam

NDO/VNA – Experts and policy makers gathered at a forum held by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) in Hanoi on October 24, to discuss policy solutions for 2018-2020 in order to

Ca Mau authority urgent to tackle rabies
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Ca Mau authority urgent to tackle rabies

People’s Committee in the Mekong delta province of Ca Mau yesterday urged its sub-divisions to strengthen preventive measures against rabies because one human rabies death occurred in the province.

Canada as international peacekeeper, US unilateral approach to North Korea may be a 'viable new alternative,' 'Righteous outrage' doesn't produce social change, To tackle terrorism, Saudi Arabia and Iran must resolve rivalry
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Canada as international peacekeeper, US unilateral approach to North Korea may be a 'viable new alternative,' 'Righteous outrage' doesn't produce social change, To tackle terrorism, Saudi Arabia and Iran must resolve rivalry

Yahoo News "A government so eager to get back into peacekeeping, to have Canada 'step up' and assume its responsibilities as a committed member of the United Nations, now hesitates at the water’s

EU extends emergency border controls to tackle migration
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EU extends emergency border controls to tackle migration

Yahoo News European Union envoys agreed on Wednesday to extend emergency border controls inside the bloc's free-travel zone for another three months to mid-May, as immigration and security continued

Saudi budget set to hike fuel prices to tackle huge deficit
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Saudi budget set to hike fuel prices to tackle huge deficit

Saudi Arabia on Thursday releases its first budget since announcing a wide-ranging economic reform plan after collapsed oil prices led to one of the highest deficits in the developing world. "Tough

Trump urged to tackle campaign finance in 'swamp draining'
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Trump urged to tackle campaign finance in 'swamp draining'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington lawmakers acknowledge they spend a "sickening" amount of time raising money — and a bipartisan advocacy group sees President-elect Donald Trump as part of the cure.

Paris rat catchers deployed to tackle rodent scourge
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Paris rat catchers deployed to tackle rodent scourge

Paris officials have announced a crackdown on rats which blight parks and gardens around the City of Light and are thought to easily outnumber humans. "In order to stop the recent increase in the

Corruption and illegal cash deals hamper efforts to tackle rape in Cambodia
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Corruption and illegal cash deals hamper efforts to tackle rape in Cambodia

By Beh Lih Yi KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The conviction rate for rape cases in Cambodia is "disturbingly low", as corrupt officials mediate illegal settlements and pocket kickbacks,

Binh Phuoc works to tackle dengue, Zika virus
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Binh Phuoc works to tackle dengue, Zika virus

Binh Phuoc (VNA) – The health sector of the southern province of Binh Phuoc is implementing campaigns to fight dengue fever and zika virus-related diseases as the number of dengue cases is high. The

Tennis - All is forgiven as France tackle Czechs for Fed Cup
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Tennis - All is forgiven as France tackle Czechs for Fed Cup

- The Czech Republic target a fifth Fed Cup title in six years against a French side desperate to bury a summer of in-fighting which threatened to torpedo their hopes in the final. Caroline Garcia

Review to tackle New Zealand's macho rugby culture
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Review to tackle New Zealand's macho rugby culture

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) on Wednesday named a high-powered panel to examine sexism in the game following recent scandals. "In the same way that rugby seeks to do better on the field, we must

Central localities work to tackle dengue fever
Health

Central localities work to tackle dengue fever

Da Nang (VNA) – Central Da Nang city and Khanh Hoa province have been taking measures to fight dengue fever as infections are rising rapidly. Da Nang’s preventive medicine centre reported that the

Qatar must tackle 'culture of consumption', says emir
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Qatar must tackle 'culture of consumption', says emir

Qatar's emir said Tuesday that the super-rich Gulf state must tackle its "culture of consumption" as it deals with the sharp decline in world energy prices. In a speech to mark the opening session of

World Bank appoints first adviser to tackle LGBTI discrimination
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World Bank appoints first adviser to tackle LGBTI discrimination

By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The World Bank has appointed its first adviser tasked with promoting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) issues in

Kabul police tackle car theft... by deflating tyres
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Kabul police tackle car theft... by deflating tyres

Kabul and its estimated five million inhabitants are at war, a prime target for Taliban-led insurgent attacks as well as assaults by a nascent Islamic State. "Police politely ask the residents to not

Italy's $15 mln loan to help Vietnam tackle flooding, sanitation issues
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Italy's $15 mln loan to help Vietnam tackle flooding, sanitation issues

Funding will go to a flood forecasting system for the central region and a waste treatment project in the south.

African leaders tackle piracy, illegal fishing at Lome summit
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African leaders tackle piracy, illegal fishing at Lome summit

Stemming the astronomical losses caused by crime in the oceans surrounding Africa is the focus of a major continental summit on Saturday in the Togolese capital, Lome. "Over recent decades, the

G20 pledges to tackle global steel glut, quell China tensions
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G20 pledges to tackle global steel glut, quell China tensions

European and U.S. leaders have blamed China's big exports on slumping prices and accusing it of dumping cheap metal in foreign markets.

Central highlands urged to tackle dengue fever
Health

Central highlands urged to tackle dengue fever

Dak Lak (VNA) - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has urged authorities in Central Highlands localities to keep a close watch on the development of dengue fever in the region.

Myanmar's new investment commission to tackle $2.3 bln backlog
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Myanmar's new investment commission to tackle $2.3 bln backlog


Myanmar's newly reformed investment commission will this month start scrutinizing some $2.3 billion in proposed foreign investment projects that have been held up since April, a senior official

How to tackle impasse at HCMC hi-end delayed properties?
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How to tackle impasse at HCMC hi-end delayed properties?

Government support is vital in tackling numerous delayed real estate projects in multiple hi-end areas in Ho Chi Minh City.

Pressing need to tackle transfer pricing
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Pressing need to tackle transfer pricing

The management of transfer pricing may be problematic but as Vietnam integrates further it simply must be done better.