Banks lower bonus for big shareholders to please small holders

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Banks lower bonus for big shareholders to please small holders

Many commercial banks slashed dividend payment of shareholders controlling large stakes to raise the payment of small holders in an effort to calm those who were upset with the low earning results and plunging share prices.

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Gold makes sharp correction

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Gold makes sharp correction

The price of gold in Vietnam sharply dropped on March 29 as global price sank to the lowest level since March 18 due to profit-taking.

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Concert to raise fund for Japanese victims

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Concert to raise fund for Japanese victims

A special fashion and music performance titled “Be strong Japan!” at the Hanoi Drama Theater on March 31 will raise money for Japanese earthquake victims.

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Central province conducts free heart operations for children

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Central province conducts free heart operations for children

Doctors at the children’s hospital in the northern province of Thanh Hoa are conducting 250 free surgeries for child heart patients.

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ADB supports metro rail project to ease congestion in Hanoi

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ADB supports metro rail project to ease congestion in Hanoi

The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors March 29 approved a US$293 million loan to support a US$1 billion metro rail project in Hanoi.

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Truck accident kills six

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Truck accident kills six

A tragic accident in Hiep Thanh market in the southern province of Hau Giang on March 28 crushed six people to death and severely injured two others.

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Vietnam Forest Product Festival receives 100,000 visitors First Vietnam Forest Product Festival

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Vietnam Forest Product Festival receives 100,000 visitors 
First Vietnam Forest Product Festival

The three day first Vietnam Forest Product Festival 2011 closed on March 28 with a record crowd of more than 100,000 visitors.

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VN-Index dips on bearish sentiment

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Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index slid on March 29 as investors lost confidence due to negative news about rising interest rates at commercial banks.

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Domestic sugar prices fall

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Domestic sugar prices fall

Sugar prices have seen a continuous decline these recent days because of a drop in world sugar prices.

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Enterprises to support labor concerns

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Enterprises to support labor concerns

Enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City are supporting their employees in many ways to encourage them to stay committed to work amid increasing food prices.

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US author fights back in Gandhi 'gay lover' row

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US author fights back in Gandhi 'gay lover' row

An American author on Tuesday angrily dismissed claims his new book on Mahatma Gandhi alleged that India's independence leader was a racist bisexual who left his wife for a bodybuilder.

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Italy's Berlusconi makes rare court appearance in Milan

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Italy's Berlusconi makes rare court appearance in Milan

Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi made a rare appearance Monday in a closed-door court hearing in Milan for a tax fraud case.

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Death toll reaches 11,063 from great quake-tsunami in Japan

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Death toll reaches 11,063 from great quake-tsunami in Japan

The National Police Agency said on Tuesday that the catastrophic earthquake and ensuing tsunami have left 11,063 people dead and 17,258 others unaccounted for in Japan by 10:00 a.m. local time (0100 GMT).

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City to stabilize prices of nine staple foods

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City to stabilize prices of nine staple foods

Ho Chi Minh City will spend VND412 billion on stabilizing prices of nine essential food items from April 1, 2011 until after lunar New Year (Tet) 2012.

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China rockets to second in science publications

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China rockets to second in science publications

China has rocketed into second place in the number of articles published in international science magazines, according to a report released by the Royal Society in London.

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