Posts Tagged ‘ The Whole ’

US tax-cut bill nears Senate approval 

December 15, 2010
US tax-cut bill nears Senate approval 

President Barack Obama makes a statement about the senate vote on middle class tax cuts in the Brady Press Briefing room of the White House in Washington, December 13, 2010. President Barack Obama’s sweeping plan to extend expiring tax cuts for millions of Americans headed for overwhelming passage in the Senate on Wednesday, putting the [...]

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New products prove a hit at Tet

February 4, 2010
New products prove a hit at Tet

‘Princess’ banh chung (sticky rice cake), “Lucky’ salt, calligraphy on stone and personal puzzle pictures all are original products traded by student business people this Tet. Caligraphy on stonesDuong Vinh Trung, the fourth year student of the HCM City National University, a member of the club, said that calligraphy on stones is favored by many [...]

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Anti-corruption work improves, but many loopholes still exist

February 1, 2010
Anti-corruption work improves, but many loopholes still exist

At recent meeting of the Central Steering Committee for Anti-corruption, Deputy Prime Minister and Vice Chairman of the committee Truong Vinh Trong spoke with Vietnam News Agency. LookAtVietnam – At recent meeting of the Central Steering Committee for Anti-corruption, Deputy Prime Minister and Vice Chairman of the committee Truong Vinh Trong spoke with the Vietnam [...]

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When dense forests clear the mind

January 31, 2010
When dense forests clear the mind

A forest area referred to as the rung cai of the La Chi people in Ha Giang Province’s Hoang Su Phi District For the La Chi people, forests are both a sacred place to worship their ancestors and a place to heal rifts through open dialogue. It is basic psychology that venting one’s feelings, particularly [...]

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People citizens of an ecological empire

January 17, 2010
People citizens of an ecological empire

Associate Professor Nguyen Hoang Tri spent 12 years trying to have eight localities in Vietnam recognised internationally as biosphere reserves. His dedication won him a Vietnam Talent Award. LookAtVietnam – Associate Professor Nguyen Hoang Tri spent 12 years trying to have eight localities in Viet Nam recognised internationally as biosphere reserves. His dedication won him [...]

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HCM City targets 10% growth

December 30, 2009
HCM City targets 10% growth

LookAtVietnam – HCM City aims to achieve a Gross Domestic Product growth rate of at least 10 per cent next year. HCM City is still the country’s biggest economic and service hub. The city aims to achieve a Gross Domestic Product growth rate of at least 10 per cent next year.The target is one of [...]

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At home spa gift voucher

December 29, 2009
At home spa gift voucher

Rose, jasmine, lotus are the best flowers for a flower bath. Valentine’s Day, Birthday, Women’s Day, several other special days and then… Xmas and the New Year. Run out of gift ideas already? Here are a few options guaranteed to make your loved and cherished ones feel better. What better way to greet the yearend [...]

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Christmas spirit grips Vietnam’s big cities

December 24, 2009
Christmas spirit grips Vietnam’s big cities

Christmas is a time for many individuals, organisations and voluntary clubs to join hands in charitable activities by helping less fortunate people enjoy a meaningful LookAtVietnam – Although Christmas does not have historical roots in Viet Nam, people across the country are filled with the holiday spirit. No need to wait until December 25, one [...]

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Turn your back on the common cold

December 19, 2009
Turn your back on the common cold

There are several traditional ways to treat flu. Rubbing the back to take the toxins out is one of them. Vietnamese traditional medicine has treatments for many ailments that can, in some ways, be called non-medicinal. For instance, traditional medicine pioneer Tue Tinh (in 14th century) came up with several ways to rub out a [...]

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Dam zoning criticised for causing floods

December 1, 2009
Dam zoning criticised for causing floods

Experts have blamed deforestation and impractical zoning plans for the construction of reservoirs for the increasing devastation caused by storms and floods. Workers maintain Ia Tiem reservoir in Chu Se District in the Central Highland province of Gia Lai. Deforestation and impractical zoning plans for the construction of reservoirs are blamed for flood- and storm-caused [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...