Petrochemical industry development planned to boost central region’s economy

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Petrochemical industry development planned to boost central region’s economy

The central key economic zone will focus on petrochemical industry development making it one of the region’s industrial mainstays and the country’s largest petrochemical industry centers, according to an overall socioeconomic plan approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

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Charity concert gathers award-winning pop stars

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Award-winning singers will perform at a charity concert on October 18 to raise money for needy children in the northern province of Hoa Binh.

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14th Vietnam Int'l Packaging & Printing & Foodtech Industry Exhibition held in city

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14th Vietnam Int'l Packaging & Printing & Foodtech Industry Exhibition held in city

VnPrintPack and VnFoodtech 2014 will be held at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center in District 7 in Ho Chi Minh City from October 22-25.

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Over 6,000 foreign visitors arrive on cruise ship

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The US cruise ships, Voyager of the Seas carrying 4,500 passengers and crewmembers docked at Tan Cang-Cai Mep Port in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province on October 12.

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Nestle invests $450 million in Dong Nai Province

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The Swiss Nestle Group has invested another US$37 million in the southern province of Dong Nai, taking the total to US$450 million.

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Inter' heart experts participate in Vietnam’s Congress of Cardiology

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The 14th National Congress of Cardiology kicked off on October 12 in the central city of Da Nang with the participation of more than 2,000 heart experts and surgeons worldwide.

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Teaching English in preschools to be suspended if violations discovered

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As per the municipal Department of Education and Training’s guideline, local governments have to inspect teaching foreign languages in public and private kindergartens in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Ministry plans to shore up reservoirs

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The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment will strengthen inspections of dams towards strengthening the safety of their reservoirs, a senior official has said.

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FDI enterprises reduce, cut losses in HCMC

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FDI enterprises reduce, cut losses in HCMC

According to the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Taxation, state budget revenue sources increased most from Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) sector in Ho Chi Minh City in the first nine months this year, thanks to a reduction in the number of enterprises declaring loss.

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HCMC applies early treatment for HIV patients with ARV

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HCMC applies early treatment for HIV patients with ARV

The municipal People’s Committee has approved a project to treat HIV-infected people with antiretroviral drug (ARV) earlier by calling for social contribution, Ho Chi Minh City authorities showed its determination in the fight against the disease.

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Free vaccination campaign launched in Hanoi

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Free vaccination campaign launched in Hanoi

The Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Education and Training, UNICEF and Hanoi People’s Committee held a ceremony of launching immunization campaign for children aged one to fourteen in Junior High School Le Quy Don yesterday.

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Farmers ignore shrimp warning

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Farmers ignore shrimp warning

Farmers in Bac Lieu Province are expanding their white-legged shrimp ponds in unzoned areas despite warnings from local authorities that it could damage the environment and cause outbreaks of disease.

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Vietnamese goods hold sway in domestic market

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Vietnamese goods hold sway in domestic market

Locally-made products have won consumers’ favor since a campaign titled “Vietnamese priorities Vietnamese goods” was launched five years ago, President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has said.

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HCMC honors 100 outstanding entrepreneurs

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HCMC honors 100 outstanding entrepreneurs

Ho Chi Minh City Union of Business Associations yesterday hosted a ceremony to celebrate the 10th Vietnam Entrepreneur Day--October 13 and honor 100 outstanding entrepreneurs in 2014.
Permanent Deputy Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Vo Van Thuong awards outstanding entrepreneurs (Photo: SGGP)

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High tide recedes from its peak in HCMC

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High tide recedes from its peak in HCMC

High tide receded to 1.63m on October 11 after reaching its peak of 1.68m in the previous day and continued inundating several areas in Ho Chi Minh City.

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