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Special Report :
Vi-Giam singing becomes intangible cultural heritage of humanity
Vietnam’s Nghe Tinh Vi-Giam folk singing was officially recognised by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity on November 27.

Revised investment and enterprise laws passed
NA deputies passed the draft revised Law on Investment and the revised Enterprise Law on Nov 26.
Vietjet Air signs $300m deal for engine maintenance
Vietjet Air has signed a 300 million USD engine maintenance deal with CFM International.
Vietnam, Russia prioritise energy cooperation
Vietnam and Russia emphasised the priority to develop cooperation in energy.
CLV summit affirms resolve to enhance links
Measures agreed at 8th Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam summit will allow broader economic connections to be made.
Airbus A350 XMB performs demo flight in VN
Airbus A350 XWB performed a demo flight in Hanoi on Nov. 22 as part of its 11-day tour around Asia.
VN in Asia’s top nations for manufacturing
Vietnam topped the list of 20 countries awarded Asia’s Most Attractive Nation for Manufacturing.
Citizen Identification, Civil Status Laws passed
NA deputies passed the Law on Citizen Identification and the Law on Civil Status on Nov. 20.
PM responds to NA deputies’ queries
The PM laid out measures to deal with public debt in his address to lawmakers in Hanoi on Nov. 19.
Cement consumption on the rise
27/11/2014 | 11:26:00
In spite of continuing economic difficulties, cement and clinker consumption next year will reach roughly between 71 million and 73 million tonnes, a four- to seven-percent year-on-year increase.

The Ministry of Construction made this prediction and added that of the total, about 52 million to 53 million tonnes would be consumed in the domestic market and the rest would be exported.
Politics
Party chief meets Belarus’ National Assembly Council chairman
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and Chairman of the Council of the Republic of Belarus National Assembly Anatoly N. Rubinov affirmed the significance of cooperation between legislative bodies to the development of the bilateral all-round ties.
Society
Businesses vow to ensure kids’ rights
Representatives from the business community in Vietnam on November 27 vowed to protect children’s rights by supporting their parents as caregivers and ensuring their safety in all business activities.
Business
Vietnam – one of most dynamic Asian economies: Italian analyst
Italy’s financial news website Firstonline recently posted a story by analyst Ciro Caliandro giving his valuations on Vietnam’s economy as well as opportunities that Italian businesses can gain from their investments in the country.
Culture-Sport
“Two Women” triumphs at Hanoi film fest
Russian film Two Women won the best feature film award at the third Hanoi International Film (HANIFF) that closed in the capital city on November 27.
Sci-Tech
Fifteen outstanding inventions honoured
Fifteen pieces of inventions were honoured at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on November 22, beating other 158 entries from 40 cities and provinces in a four-month competition.
Health
Nation on high alert for avian influenza A/H5N8
The Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development have called for close supervision to detect cases of avian influenza in humans and poultry throughout the country.
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