Vietnam Airlines slashes business targets for 2015

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VietNam News English 11 hour(s) ago

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines expects to reduce both revenue and profit targets in 2015, while increasing its investment plan by almost two-and-a-half times, compared with the previous year.

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Big year likely for VN textile, garment exports

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VietNam News English 11 hour(s) ago 1 related news

Textile and garment exports are set for a boom this year, according to the Viet Nam Industrial and Trade Information Centre (VITIC), a Ministry of Industry and Trade agency.

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Online shopping on the rise in Viet Nam

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VietNam News English 11 hour(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Online shopping in Viet Nam was continuing to increase and was well-positioned to hold the key to success for e-commerce in Viet Nam, according to the MasterCard Survey on Online Shopping 2014.

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Lenders post record asset values

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VietNam News English 11 hour(s) ago 1 related news

The total assets of the domestic credit institution system were worth nearly VND6,520 trillion (US$310.48 billion) at the end of last year, a 12.2 per cent increase over 2013.

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Industrial production rises 12 per cent at start of 2015

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Industrial production rises 12 per cent at start of 2015

Viet Nam's index of industrial production (IIP) grew by 12 per cent in the first two months of this year over the same period last year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported late last week.

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Temasek faces new normal with Singapore eying its funds

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Báo Thanh Niên English 16 hour(s) ago

Temasek faces new normal with Singapore eying its funds

Temasek Holdings Pte’s long-term investing strategy will have to include more short-term and liquid assets after the government opened up the option to draw more funds from the state-owned investment company.

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China February HSBC PMI at seven-month high but deflation risk persists

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China February HSBC PMI at seven-month high but deflation risk persists

Activity in China's factory sector edged up to a seven-month high in February but export orders shrank and deflationary pressures persisted, a private business survey showed on Monday, underlying economic fragility that may need more policy support.

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Private firms race to take over State-owned enterprises

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VietnamNet English 1 day(s) ago

Private firms race to take over State-owned enterprises

Major Vietnamese business people have geared up to take over State-owned enterprises, which were recently equitised, in the role of strategic partners.

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Sugar sector urged to make radical reforms for int’l integration

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VOV News English 1 day(s) ago 1 related news

Sugar sector urged to make radical reforms for int’l integration

(VOV) - Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Cam Tu, who is also chairman of the Steering Committee for International Economic Integration, has granted an extensive elaboration on the real situation and solutions for the sugar sector in the country in response to media regarding the recent imports of sugar produced by Vietnamese Hoang Anh Gia Lai group's factory in Laos's Attapeu Province in the 2013-14 crop.

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World Bank approves 100 mln USD credit for Vietnam’s poverty reduction

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VietnamPlus English 1 day(s) ago

World Bank approves 100 mln USD credit for Vietnam’s poverty reduction

The World Bank (WB) Board of Executive Directors has approved an additional 100 million USD loan for an ongoing project to help improve living standards for the poor in six northern mountainous provinces of Vietnam.

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Japan’s FDI in Vietnam falls 65% to $2.05bn in 2014

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Japan’s FDI in Vietnam falls 65% to $2.05bn in 2014

Foreign direct investment (FDI) from Japanese investors in Vietnam dropped 65 percent year on year, from the highest-ever rate of US$5.87 billion in 2013 to $2.05 billion last year, according to data released by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).

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Tet holidays slow down industrial production

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SaiGon GP English 1 day(s) ago

Tet holidays slow down industrial production

Long Tet holidays caused February Industrial Production Index (IPI) drop 19.2 percent against the previous month. However it still increased 7 percent over the same period last year, reported the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.

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Customers line up to buy gold on God of Wealth Day

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Customers line up to buy gold on God of Wealth Day

Vietnamese people lined up in front of gold shops in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City since early Saturday to buy gold on the God of Wealth Day, the tenth day of the lunar New Year, hoping for good fortune all year.

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Medical firms to be equitised

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SaiGon GP English 1 day(s) ago 1 related news

The Health Ministry is speeding up its equitisation plan, with eight medical enterprises expected to be equitised this year.

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Two Vietnamese entrepreneurs on Forbes’ list of 50 most powerful Asian businesswomen

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Two Vietnamese entrepreneurs on Forbes’ list of 50 most powerful Asian businesswomen

Forbes Magazine has named two Vietnamese female business leaders among the 50 most powerful businesswomen in Asia.

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