Getting ready for the ASEAN Community

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Getting ready for the ASEAN Community

Tax-related policies are among key measures the Government has taken to improve the business community's capacity to cope with competition when the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) begins operations late this year.

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Retail, service sectors post encouraging growth in Q1

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Retail, service sectors post encouraging growth in Q1

The total retail sales and service revenue earned in the first quarter this year was VND790.8 trillion (US$37.13 billion), according to data from the General Statistics Office (GSO).

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Leaders welcome IPU guests

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Leaders welcome IPU guests

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong yesterday met with President of the Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU), Saber Chowdhury, and the IPU Executive Committee, who are in Ha Noi to attend the 132nd IPU Assembly.

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Ha Noi makes two-wheeler helmets compulsory for students

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Ha Noi makes two-wheeler helmets compulsory for students

The Ha Noi department of education and training has ordered schools to ensure that all students wear helmets from April 10, while riding two-wheelers such as motorbikes and electric bicycles.

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More than 140 workers suffer food poisoning

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More than 140 workers suffer food poisoning

More than 140 workers were rushed to hospital after they showed symptoms of food poisoning yesterday, in the Long Duc Industrial Park in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh.

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Shock and anger after ‘deliberate' Germanwings crash

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The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight appears to have deliberately crashed the plane after locking his captain out of the cockpit, French officials said, with the "unimaginable" development sparking global shock and anger among victims' loved ones.

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Remove barriers to SOE reform: PM

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Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday called for intensified efforts to restructure State-owned enterprises (SOEs), focusing on equitisation and withdrawal of State capital from non-core businesses.

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Heavy trucks batter road, worrying builders

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Overloaded trucks grunting along the country's longest expressway from Ha Noi to Lao Cai (264km) deeply concern South Korean and Chinese contractors who built it.

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Ha Long to host cherry blossom festival

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Vice-chairman of Ha Long People's Committee Tran Trong Trung said about 500 branches of Japanese cherry blossoms would be displayed in downtown Ha Long during an annual cherry blossom festival.

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VN sent home from FIFA qualifier

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Viet Nam finished their FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup AFC qualifier with their third defeat yesterday in Qatar.

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VN-Index slumps on oil, gas shares

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The southern market extended losses yesterday as the foreign sector sold oil and gas stocks.

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Exhaust-cutting plan postponed

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Exhaust-cutting plan postponed

The Ministry of Transport has asked the Government to further extend the deadline for cutting exhaust fumes of motorbikes to the beginning of 2017.

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World Bank to help back power grid

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The Ministry of Finance has authorised the Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) to on-lend US$500 million for improving the power grid in key economic regions.

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Kazakhstan's Astana enter international volleyball event's semi-finals

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Kazakhstan's Astana enter international volleyball event's semi-finals

Kazakhstan's Astana beat Vietinbank 3-2 during a Group B match and entered the semi-finals of the 2015 VTV-Binh Dien International Women's Volleyball Championship in Quang Tri Province yesterday.

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A good place to eat and shoot the breeze

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A good place to eat and shoot the breeze

If you have a penchant for buffets and are looking to have your fill of dishes from several parts of the world in an ambience that also facilitates reunions, Nguyen Thanh Ha has a recommendation to make.

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