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Vietnam signs UN convention related to disabled people

Vietnam has ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, showing the country’s strong commitment to protecting the rights of disabled people, said Minister of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen.

Vietnam has ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, showing the country’s strong commitment to protecting the rights of disabled people, said Minister of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen. Vietnam has ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with …

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Co Loa offers glimpse into past

Co Loa offers glimpse into past

Co Loa Citadel, 20km north of Ha Noi, appears to be the oldest such structure in Southeast Asia. The finding comes after seven years of archaeological excavations by researchers from the Viet Nam Archaeology Institute, Thang Long Ha Noi Heritage Conservation Centre and University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US. “The …

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Sir Nick Faldo revisits his own golf course

Sir Nick Faldo, the legendary British golf player at the Laguna Lang Co Golf Club.

Sir Nick Faldo, the legendary British golf player, last weekend revisited his favourite golf course: the Laguna Lang Co Golf Club. Faldo, who has won six major golf events and more than 30 titles in the European Professional Golf Association, has visited the golf course which he himself designed and …

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HCM City plans faster relocation of polluting plants

Dong Hung Thuan Commune in District 12 is one of the hot spots of pollution caused by factories, which include those making wood products and welding, waste paper recycling, and printing units

HCM CITY  — HCM City plans to speed up the task of moving production establishments causing pollution out of residential areas. Dong Hung Thuan Commune in District 12 is one of the hot spots of pollution caused by factories, which include those making wood products and welding, waste paper recycling, …

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Indonesia to lead SE Asian online shopping boom

Indonesia is set to lead a boom in online shopping across Southeast Asia as Internet access explodes and investors pour money into a rapidly growing host of retail startups, analysts say.

Indonesia is set to lead a boom in online shopping across Southeast Asia as Internet access explodes and investors pour money into a rapidly growing host of retail startups, analysts say. Much like China several years ago, the region is enjoying a rapid increase in web access that observers say …

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