Lockheed, Pentagon ink $4.7 billion deal for eighth batch of F-35 fighters

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Lockheed, Pentagon ink $4.7 billion deal for eighth batch of F-35 fighters

The Pentagon said on Friday it had awarded Lockheed Martin Corp a contract valued at $4.7 billion for an eighth batch of F-35 fighter jets that lowered the average price per jet by 3.5 percent from the last contract, and 57 percent from the first batch.

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Media responds to climate change

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Media responds to climate change

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in collaborated with the organizers of Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security for Southeast Asia region held a workshop titled “Media responds to climate change and food security” in Hanoi on November 17.

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Media’s role in respond to climate change enhanced

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Media’s role in respond to climate change enhanced

VGP – A seminar themed “Media with climate change, agriculture and food security” was jointly organized on November 17 by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security.

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Frustrated with gov’t policy, automakers set up factories elsewhere

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Frustrated with gov’t policy, automakers set up factories elsewhere

VietNamNet Bridge – While Vietnamese ministries argue about policies on the development of the automobile industry, many auto manufacturers that once intended to invest in Vietnam have changed their mind and left the country.

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HCMC prepares goods for Tet holiday

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HCMC prepares goods for Tet holiday

Deputy Chairwoman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thi Hong on November 13 met with authorized agencies on preparations goods for the upcoming Lunar New Year that falls on February 19, 2015

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UNICEF program against measles – rubella launched in Vietnam

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UNICEF program against measles – rubella launched in Vietnam

UNICEF has recently launched a program to improve Vietnamese children’s welfare by decreasing the number of deaths caused by measles – rubella at an industrial park in Ho Chi Minh City.

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HCMC plans nearly VND16 trillion for Tet goods

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HCMC plans nearly VND16 trillion for Tet goods

Businesses in Ho Chi Minh City are expected to spend a total of VND15,849 billion (US$745.38 million) on production and preparation of goods for the coming Tet or Lunar New Year Holiday which will fall in next February.

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HCMC reduces subsidized food prices

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HCMC reduces subsidized food prices

Businesses in Ho Chi Minh City price subsidization program on November 5 listed a price reduction to several fresh food items.

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USAID encourages private sector participation in new healthcare program

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USAID encourages private sector participation in new healthcare program

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on Friday launched its Healthy Markets program, an initiative to encourage the investment of local private sector and foster growth of a commercial market, in Ho Chi Minh City.

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UNDP: Progress in Vietnam poverty reduction impressive

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UNDP: Progress in Vietnam poverty reduction impressive

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has reduced its poverty rate from 58.1% in 1992 to 17.2% in 2012, lifting some 30 million people out of poverty, according a United Nations Development Program (UNDP) report.

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AIP, UPS donate helmets to children in Vietnam

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AIP, UPS donate helmets to children in Vietnam

The Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation donated 4,307 helmets to students and teachers from eight schools in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday as part of its Helmets for Kids program, which is supported by the UPS Foundation.

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Vietnam to form working group to spur state firms’ share sales

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Vietnam to form working group to spur state firms’ share sales

Vietnam plans to set up a working group to help spur share sales of state enterprises as the government takes steps to bolster a flagging privatization program and drive economic growth.

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Elton John joins with U.S. agencies on new AIDS program

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Elton John joins with U.S. agencies on new AIDS program

British singer and activist Elton John said on Friday a new $7 million partnership between his foundation and U.S. government agencies will help create an AIDS-free society but urged more work to reach that goal.

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130 businesses join in trading partner connect program

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A trading partner connect program between distributors and providers was launched in the framework of Hi-tech agriculture and food industry fair (Hi-tech Agro 2014) in HCM City's Le Van Tam Park on October 23.

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"Made in India" program calls for investment from Vietnam

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'Made in India' program calls for investment from Vietnam

India is calling for capital inflows from abroad, including Vietnam, to boost economic growth and job creation after a decade of slow growth and high inflation to set the stage for "Made in India" – a national program promoting industrial production launched by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the end of September

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