Court jails 2 bag snatchers in Saigon backpacker area

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Court jails 2 bag snatchers in Saigon backpacker area

Nguyen Thi Hoang Yen is escorted by police after the trial on Thursday. Photo: Ngoc Le

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Saigon bikers make their exhausts louder, rev up noise concerns

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Saigon bikers make their exhausts louder, rev up noise concerns

Frightened road users slowed down and stopped by the sidewalk as the motorbike behind them was making deafening sounds one afternoon in Ho Chi Minh City.

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HCM City plans to seek loans for wastewater facilities

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The Department of Planning and Investment of Ho Chi Minh City has asked the municipal government to add four wastewater treatment facilities worth a total of US$890 million to the list of projects to be financed by Asian Development Bank (ADB) aid in 2016-2020, the Saigon Times Daily reports.

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HCM City plans to seek loans for wastewater facilities

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The Department of Planning and Investment of HCM City has asked the municipal government to add four wastewater treatment facilities worth a total of 890 million USD to the list of projects to be financed by Asian Development Bank (ADB) aid in 2016-2020, the Saigon Times Daily reports.

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Hanoi airport reportedly charges European tourists for visa despite waiver

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Hanoi airport reportedly charges European tourists for visa despite waiver

Many tourists from the five European countries which Vietnam has scrapped visas for still had to pay the fees when arriving at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on the very first day the visa waiver took effect.

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Hanoi airport reportedly charges European tourists for visa despite waiver

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Hanoi airport reportedly charges European tourists for visa despite waiver

Many tourists from the five European countries which Vietnam has scrapped visas for still had to pay the fees when arriving at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on the very first day the visa waiver took effect.

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Driver escapes death after tree falls on his car in Saigon storm

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Driver escapes death after tree falls on his car in Saigon storm

A tree was uprooted during a storm in Ho Chi Minh City Wednesday night and collapsed on a car, but the driver luckily survived.

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Firm approved to build Vietnam’s new tallest building in Saigon

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Firm approved to build Vietnam’s new tallest building in Saigon

Ho Chi Minh City has approved the construction of a property mix which will include the country’s tallest tower at 86 stories.

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Saigon Port IPO grosses nearly US$19 million

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Saigon Port IPO grosses nearly US$19 million

Saigon Port Company Limited sold out 35.71 million shares bringing VND411.13 billion (US$18.83 million) in its initial public offering organized at the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange on Tuesday.

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Sacombank, Southern Bank unveil share swap ratio for merger

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Sacombank, Southern Bank unveil share swap ratio for merger

The share swap ratio in a merger deal between Saigon Thuong Tin Commercial Bank (Sacombank) and Southern Bank has been announced at 1:0.75, according to a merger scheme released on June 29.

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In a Saigon alley, elderly lottery vendors share stories of resilience

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In a Saigon alley, elderly lottery vendors share stories of resilience

This house of around 25 square meters in a small alley off Nguyen Van Cu Street is where 22 people from the central province of Phu Yen stay so that they can sell lottery tickets around Ho Chi Minh City. Without enough space, they have to leave anything they can outside.

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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 1/7

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GPBank shareholders’ meeting fails again

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Well-known Vietnamese in America

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Well-known Vietnamese in America

VietNamNet Bridge - The strength of the overseas Vietnamese community in the economy in the US has been featured in the American media. Therefore, Vietnam’s policy of calling for contributions from overseas Vietnamese to the country’s development is necessary.

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Major Vietnamese lender Sacombank set to expand after merger

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Major Vietnamese lender Sacombank set to expand after merger

The Sacombank's headquarters in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo credit: Saigon Times Online

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Saigon cyclo drivers rip foreign tourists: report

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Saigon cyclo drivers rip foreign tourists: report

Hung and another cyclo driver each quickly took a US$50 note from the wallets of an Australian couple after dropping them with their two children at the Independence Palace last Thursday.

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