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APEC 2017: AIIB wants to help Da Nang develop infrastructure
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APEC 2017: AIIB wants to help Da Nang develop infrastructure

NDO/VNA – The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) wants to boost cooperation in infrastructure investment with Da Nang so as to help promote the development of the central city of Vietnam,

Deputy PM wants ICT investment
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Deputy PM wants ICT investment

The digital aspect of the global economy is among the leading drivers of growth and development, and the foundation for...

Ho Chi Minh City wants French investment in transport, urban development
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Ho Chi Minh City wants French investment in transport, urban development

NDO/VNA - Ho Chi Minh City wants to cooperate with France in transport infrastructure and urban development projects, said Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.

Following Zurich and Rome, Saigon wants to tax overnight tourists
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Following Zurich and Rome, Saigon wants to tax overnight tourists

En Vnexpress - The city wants to establish its own tourism development fund by charging visitors $1 per night.

After trying to ban perfume, Hanoi now wants to teach officials how to speak
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After trying to ban perfume, Hanoi now wants to teach officials how to speak

En Vnexpress - No stuttering, lisping or regional dialects if you want to become bureaucrats in the capital.

EU wants to enforce EVFTA as soon as possible: chief negotiator
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EU wants to enforce EVFTA as soon as possible: chief negotiator

NDO/VNA - The European Union (EU) wants to ratify the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) in 2018 and put it into force as soon as possible, the EU’s chief negotiator Mauro Petriccione has said.

Facebook wants to turn campus into a 'village'
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Facebook wants to turn campus into a 'village'

En nexpress - 'Our hope is to create a physical space that supports our community and builds on our existing programs.'

Transport minister wants rail link to connect Saigon with multibillion-dollar airport
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Transport minister wants rail link to connect Saigon with multibillion-dollar airport

Passengers would be able to move between Tan Son Nhat and the upcoming Long Thanh Airport on a train.

The Circadia System wants to help reset your internal clock for better sleep
Science

The Circadia System wants to help reset your internal clock for better sleep

Yahoo News Inspired by NASA, Circadia's new technology is comprised of two devices -- a contactless sleep tracker with an intelligent alarm and an adaptive light therapy lamp -- to help adjust

As US weighs climate pullout, UN wants world to be more ambitious
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As US weighs climate pullout, UN wants world to be more ambitious

Yahoo News UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday urged the world to raise its ambition in implementing the Paris climate agreement as the United States weighed pulling out of the landmark

Germany wants G20 drive for global fast internet by 2025
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Germany wants G20 drive for global fast internet by 2025

Bao moi - BERLIN: Germany wants to use its presidency of the Group of 20 major economies to promote fast internet for all, agree common technical standards and promote lifelong digital learning,

Govt wants taxes on pick-up trucks hiked to match cars
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Govt wants taxes on pick-up trucks hiked to match cars

Vietnamnet - The Government has instructed the Ministry of Finance to consider changes to special consumption taxes on imported pick-up trucks to level the field for cars.

Danang wants master plan for Son Tra tourism site reviewed
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Danang wants master plan for Son Tra tourism site reviewed

EN VietNamNet - The Danang Tourism Association has written to the Prime Minister and relevant government agencies proposing reviewing the master plan for developing Son Tra Peninsula in Danang City

Transport Ministry wants Uber to follow rules
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Transport Ministry wants Uber to follow rules

Vietnamnet - Minister of Transport Truong Quang Nghia has announced that State management towards Uber solely aims to ensure that the transportation company’s operations in Vietnam comply with

Why Trump wants power to remove director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
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Why Trump wants power to remove director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Yahoo News On Friday, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed an amicus brief in an appeal of a case involving the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a consumer watchdog, and the PHH Corp.

Thua Thien –Hue wants more flights on Hue- Bangkok route
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Thua Thien –Hue wants more flights on Hue- Bangkok route

Bao Moi - Authorities of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue suggested increasing flight frequency on the direct air service between the province’s Hue city and Bangkok, Thailand, at a meeting

Thua Thien–Hue wants more flights on Hue- Bangkok route
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Thua Thien–Hue wants more flights on Hue- Bangkok route

EN VietNamNet - Authorities of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue suggested increasing flight frequency on the direct air service between the province’s Hue city and Bangkok, Thailand, at a

Why a House bill wants workers' genetic information
World

Why a House bill wants workers' genetic information

Yahoo News Since 2008, Americans have been protected from being penalized for refusing a genetic test in the workplace or having to share the results with their employer. Passed along party lines,

Israel wants Arab neighbors to turn down volume on call to prayer
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Israel wants Arab neighbors to turn down volume on call to prayer

Yahoo News A draft bill that would force mosques to lower the volume of their call to prayer passed in Israel’s parliament on Wednesday, rousing indignation from Arab lawmakers who see it as an

Vietnam wants China to permit more rice exporters
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Vietnam wants China to permit more rice exporters

Vietnamnet - Many Vietnamese rice exporters are facing difficulties after China authorised only 22 Vietnamese businesses to export rice into the country.

Why North Korea wants a nuclear weapon
World

Why North Korea wants a nuclear weapon

Yahoo News North Korea’s successful launch of four ballistic missiles into the waters off northwest Japan on Monday was just a dry run of a nuclear attack against US military bases in Japan, state

Airports’ agency wants VND31 trillion investment
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Airports’ agency wants VND31 trillion investment

Vietnamnet - The Airport Corporation of Viet Nam (ACV), the largest enterprise in the domestic transport sector, has proposed an investment plan of VND31 trillion (US$1.36 million) for the period

Everyone wants to be an entrepreneur: good or bad trend?
Business

Everyone wants to be an entrepreneur: good or bad trend?

Vietnamnet - Indicators show that Vietnam is one of the countries with the highest entrepreneurial spirit in the world.

Why Trump inauguration singer wants a private meeting with the president
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Why Trump inauguration singer wants a private meeting with the president

Yahoo News Jackie Evancho, the teenage singer who performed the national anthem at President Trump’s inauguration in January, is “disappointed" with the president’s decision to roll back Obama-era

Why the Trump administration wants to roll back transgender bathroom guidelines
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Why the Trump administration wants to roll back transgender bathroom guidelines

Yahoo News Under guidance issued by the Obama administration last May, transgender students are allowed to access restrooms and participate on athletic teams that match with the gender they identify