Banking scam trial postponed

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VietNam News English 13 hour(s) ago 2 related news

The Ha Noi People's Court yesterday decided to postpone the trial of Nguyen Duc Kien, former vice chairman of the founding council of the Asia Commercial Bank (ACB), because one of his alleged eight accomplices was absent due to poor health.

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Viet Nam listed in world's top 10 remittance recipients

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VietNam News English 14 hour(s) ago 2 related news

Viet Nam listed in world's top 10 remittance recipients

Viet Nam is listed among the top 10 remittance recipients with US$11 billion in 2013 and it is likely to stay robust this year.

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Vietinbank may acquire Petrolimex's PGBank

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago 2 related news

PGBank, a small in-house bank of Petrolimex, may sell 99 per cent of its stake to the second-largest bank by assets, Vietinbank, as part of its restructuring process.

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Ariston Thermo opens new plant in Bac Ninh

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago 2 related news

Ariston Thermo, Italian heating and water heating manufacturer, opened a new manufacturing plant in Tien Son Industrial Park of Bac Ninh Province.

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Viet Nam emphasises peaceful, stable environment for Asia's future

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VietNam News English 7 day(s) ago 2 related news

Viet Nam emphasises peaceful, stable environment for Asia's future

Asia's future and growth drivers hold significance when the region's environment is peaceful, stable, and cooperative, emphasised a Vietnamese representative to the 2014 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference.

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Blue chip losses down indices

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VietNam News English 7 day(s) ago 2 related news

Benchmark indices closed in the red yesterday after posting gains on two previous trading days on both the national stock exchanges, as large cap stocks tumbled.

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Maids welcome end to discrimination

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Maids welcome end to discrimination

After more than 10 years as a full-time housemaid with a Vietnamese family in Ha Noi, Dao Thi Thom, 29, has never been offered health insurance or social insurance like other workers. This is because, despite the fact she has a contract, most Vietnamese, including authorities, have never viewed a maid's job as actual work.

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Circular outlines IT spending criteria

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has issued Circular No. 01/2014/TT-BTTTT (February 20, 2014) that provides the criteria and list of domestic information technology (IT) products and services eligible for priority in investment and procurement using the state budget funds or funds originating in the state budget.

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HCM City face historic tennis finals

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

Defending champions HCM City entered the final round of both the men's and women's categories at the National Team Tennis Championships in Hue City.

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Cocoa shortage provides opportunity for farmers

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago

The global supply of cocoa will not keep up with demand for the next five to 10 years, which could result in a bright future for Viet Nam's cocoa industry, delegates told a forum held in Binh Phuoc Province on Thursday.

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Hue Festival opens with a bang

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Hue Festival opens with a bang

A grand ceremony on Saturday night set the eighth Hue Festival on its way, soaking the city in festive cheer and applause.

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Organisers adjust V-League after Ninh Binh withdrawal

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Organisers adjust V-League after Ninh Binh withdrawal

V-League organisers met yesterday to discuss changes to this season's fixture list following Ninh Binh's withdrawal from the competition.

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International stars to hit capital stage

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International stars to hit capital stage

A concert featuring international artists will open tonight at Ha Noi's National Convention Centre.

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Organisers reveal plans for VN Film Festival in France

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VietNam News English 13 hour(s) ago 1 related news

A Vietnamese Film Festival will be held in July in the French coastal city of Saint Malo, representatives from the organising board said at a press conference in Paris.

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Ministry reports no new bird flu cases

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VietNam News English 13 hour(s) ago 1 related news

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's Animal Health Department has reported that Viet Nam was free from bird flu, with no new outbreaks being detected in the last two weeks.

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