Akamai ranks Vietnam’s Internet speed at 99th globally

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With an average Internet speed of 2.7 Mbps, Vietnam’s Internet speed was ranked 99th in the world in the final quarter of last year, according to a report of U.S. cloud computing services provider Akamai Technologies.

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Meet the Vietnamese teacher who challenged third graders with brain-mangling math puzzle

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Meet the Vietnamese teacher who challenged third graders with brain-mangling math puzzle

While you might have been trying to solve the brain-teasing math puzzle meant for eight-year-old students that went viral on the Internet last week, Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper has found another unknown – the teacher behind the conundrum.

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In China, P2P lenders offer some relief to small entrepreneurs

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In China, P2P lenders offer some relief to small entrepreneurs

When Chinese flight booking operator Baitour needed cash to grow its business last year, it opted against using Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, its long-term lender and the world's largest bank, turning instead to Internet finance startup Jimu Box.

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Promoting Vietnamese agro-produce through PPPs

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Promoting Vietnamese agro-produce through PPPs

Vietnam’s farming sector has been transformed over the last five years through the public-private partnership model between the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and various multinationals. This strategy has proved incredibly useful in promoting “made-in-Vietnam” agricultural products in many demanding markets across Europe.

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Partnership brings “affordable luxury” to capital city

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Partnership brings “affordable luxury” to capital city

HBI Joint Stock Company last week signed co-operation agreements with a range of prestigious partners to co-develop the Imperia Garden complex in Hanoi.

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Ethnic minority farmers await resettlement area completition

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VietNam News English 6 hour(s) ago

A meeting last Friday heard that a total of 19,908 families containing more than 89,000 ethnic people involved in nomadic slash and burn farming had been resettled in the past seven years, just 67 per cent of the original target.

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Foreign-invested businesses top all others in 2014 social insurance debt in Vietnam: report

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Foreign-invested businesses top all others in 2014 social insurance debt in Vietnam: report

Foreign-invested enterprises (FIEs) and foreign organizations last year topped all other economic sectors of Vietnam’s economy in social insurance debt with over VND2.13 trillion (US$97.9 million), according to a government report on the management and use of social insurance funds in 2014.

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Fisheries sector urged to improve production technologies

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Fisheries sector urged to improve production technologies

Vietnam's fisheries industry should better utilise modern production technologies to improve its competitiveness in the global market, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Cao Duc Phat at a conference last on May 23.

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Rental growth slows on new logistics services across Asia-Pacific region

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VietNam News English 8 hour(s) ago

In the first quarter this year the Asia Pacific region saw demand for logistics space being driven by third party logistics suppliers (3PLs), e-commerce, and automotive manufacturers, according to a report released by property consultant CBRE last week.

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CIMB–Vinashin Securities Company suspended from nothern bourse

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VietNam News English 8 hour(s) ago

The State Securities Committee (SSC) decided last Friday to suspend CIMB-Vinashin Securities Company (VSC) from the stock market for six months, starting May 22.

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Vietnamese exporters need to plan for FTA lawsuit liability

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Vietnamese exporters need to plan for FTA lawsuit liability

VietNamNet Bridge – New free trade agreements (FTA) will help Vietnamese companies improve access to markets and diminish costs, but they will also require strategies and policies to minimise the probability of trade lawsuits, speakers said at a seminar on global trade late last week in HCM City.

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Ho Chi Minh City ordered to fix dangerous defect on multi-million dollar road

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The Ministry of Transport on Thursday ordered authorities in Ho Chi Minh City to repair a severe rutting problem that has plagued one of its main streets over the last month, endangering traffic safety.

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Vietnam consumers spend $1.65bn on technical consumer goods in Q1/2015: GfK

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Vietnam consumers spend $1.65bn on technical consumer goods in Q1/2015: GfK

Spending by consumers in Vietnam on technical consumer goods in the first quarter of this year surged 22.8 percent from the same period last year, a GkK report has found.

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Environmental tax causes fuel prices to soar in Vietnam

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Environmental tax causes fuel prices to soar in Vietnam

It is said that we should never tell the same lie twice, but this seems to be the case of the argument that a“higher environmental tax does not mean higher fuel prices,” which was put forward during both of Vietnam’s fuel price increases over the last two weeks.

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Masan Group joins Forbes list of most innovative growth companies

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

Masan Group Corporation (MSN) has found the 20th place on the Forbes' list of the World's 100 Most Innovative Growth Companies 2015.Forbes Magazine announced its list last week.

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