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Stricter rules for multi-level marketing

Update: November, 22/2012 - 08:57
Decree 110/2005 will be amended to make regulations more stringent for multi-level marketing, Bach Van Mung, head of the Viet Nam Competition Authority, has said.

The amendments include hiking enterprises' deposit amount and increasing their obligation to report to government agencies before expanding to other areas.

Service products like the purchase of online stores or tourism packages are banned from being included in multi-level marketing.

Tuoi Tre (The Youth)

Workers win medals in skills contest

Vietnamese workers won five gold medals, four silvers, and five bronzes to finish second behind host nation Indonesia in the ASEAN Skills Competition.

In the contest featuring 22 jobs and 275 contenders from nine countries, Viet Nam shone in cooking, plastering walls, and bricklaying.

Nguoi Lao Dong (The Labourers)

Gates pays for more internet access

Twelve provinces are set to get hundreds of free internet access points under a project to improve the ability to use computers and access the internet in Viet Nam.

The project, sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has already installed 634 internet access points in libraries around the country.

Tin Tuc (News)

$500m donated to mitigate climate change

A total of $528 million has been mobilised from international sources for projects to mitigate climate change and rising sea levels.

The country is carrying out 61 projects to address urgent climate change-related issues like building and upgrading important dykes and reservoirs in drought-prone areas.

There are also ongoing projects to assess the impact of climate change on coastal ecosystems and reservoirs.

Sai Gon Tiep Thi (Saigon Marketing)

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