Hanoi to close 40 streets for National Day parade

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Hanoi to close 40 streets for National Day parade

An undated photo of Vietnamese soldiers during a parade

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Economists blame lack of policy reforms for Vietnam's failure to benefit from FTAs

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Economists blame lack of policy reforms for Vietnam's failure to benefit from FTAs

Though the government seeks to globally integrate Vietnam -- 15 free trade agreements signed since 2007 -- its tardiness in reforming policies is preventing businesses from benefiting from the FTAs, delegates said at an economic forum in the central province of Thanh Hoa Thursday.

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Car driver accused of running into policeman, knocking him onto hood

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Car driver accused of running into policeman, knocking him onto hood

Le Hoang signs a report before police seize his car for an investigation on Friday. Photo: Cong Nguyen

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Droughts & salt water influx to hit southern region

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Droughts & salt water influx to hit southern region

Currently, water flow at the main monitoring stations of Mekong River and upstream of the Cuu (Nine Dragon) River is lower than average level of many years, dropping to lowest record so far, reported the Central Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center yesterday.
(Photo:SGGP)

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HCMC Sales Promotion Month Fair kicked off

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HCMC Sales Promotion Month Fair kicked off

The 2015 Sales Promotion Month and Promotion Fair kicked off at Phu Tho Indoor Stadium in city on August 28, aiming to stimulate consumption demand and boost the ‘Vietnamese consumers give priority to Vietnamese goods’ campaign.

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Exports see year-on-year increase of 9% in eight months

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Exports see year-on-year increase of 9% in eight months

VGP – The trade deficit in August was estimated at US$100 million, raising the total figure to US$3.6 billion over the recent eight months, equal to 3.4% of the total export turnover, according to the General Statistics Office.

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VN's poverty rate falling as services improve, survey

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VN's poverty rate falling as services improve, survey

The poverty rate has reduced dramatically in rural households from 27.1 per cent in 2012 to 13.2 per cent in 2014 while access to public services such as vocational and educational training and health care has improved.

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Landslides kill five in Nepal quake zone

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Landslides kill five in Nepal quake zone

Landslides triggered by heavy rainfall killed at least five people in central Nepal, four of them in a shelter for survivors of a devastating earthquake, police said on Friday (Aug 28).

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Smuggling fines boost State budget

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Smuggling fines boost State budget

As many as 11,500 cases of smuggling and trade fraud have been uncovered in the first seven months of this year alone, the General Department of Vietnam Customs reported yesterday.

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Vietnam debates design of helmets for ethnic women with high buns

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Vietnam debates design of helmets for ethnic women with high buns

Wearing helmet is compulsory for all motorcycle drivers in Vietnam, but following such a rule is not quite an easy task for women of some ethnic minority groups, who wear high buns as a centuries-old custom.

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UK firm makes master design for Dung Quat oil refinery’s expansion

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UK firm makes master design for Dung Quat oil refinery’s expansion

The UK’s Amec Foster Wheeler Energy Limited ( Foster Wheeler) has been hired to outline a master design for the project to expand and upgrade the Dung Quat oil refinery in the central coastal province of Quang Ngai, which is expected to increase its capacity to 8.5 million tonnes per year.

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One million dollar speedboat designed by Vietnamese engineers

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One million dollar speedboat designed by Vietnamese engineers

Scientists say that designing and manufacturing catamarans and trimarans is within the capability of Vietnamese engineers. In fact, Vietnamese shipbuilding engineers have already designed a speedboat worth nearly US$1 million.

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Vietnam needs more enterprises to improve competitiveness

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Vietnam needs more enterprises to improve competitiveness

Vietnamese business competitiveness is a major problem but economists seem to believe merely increasing the number of operating firms by at least two million will go some way to solving the problem.

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Da Nang calls for more Japanese investment

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Da Nang calls for more Japanese investment

VGP – Da Nang City on August 28 organized an investment promotion conference with the attendance of 150 Japanese businesses which are operating or seeking for investment and cooperation in the city.

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VN, Peru establish inter-governmental committee for bilateral cooperation

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VN, Peru establish inter-governmental committee for bilateral cooperation

VGP – The Agreement on establishment of Viet Nam-Peru inter-governmental committee for economic and technical cooperation will become a foundation for setting up legal frameworks for the bilateral cooperative relations.

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