Domestic ships transport more cargo

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Domestic ships transport more cargo

HCMC – The cargo volume transported by domestic ships has increased by 10-12% versus the period before April 1, 2013, when the Ministry of Transport stopped renewing container transport licenses and awarding new certificates to the ships which are not Vietnamese-flagged.

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VN-Index drops below 600 points

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VN-Index drops below 600 points

HCMC - The local market broke below the 600-point level in the third straight falling session on April 14, with the VN-Index losing 4.46 points, or 0.74%, against last Friday’s session at 596.11.

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Cars in Vietnam more expensive than in regional nations

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HANOI, HCMC - Vietnamese consumers have to buy an automobile at a price nearly VND300 million higher than in regional markets, said the Industrial Policy and Strategy Institute under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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Belgium supports Vietnam in planning improvement

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HCMC - Belgium has pledged a grant of more than four million euros for Vietnam to strengthen the capacity of planning reform.

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HCMC expects higher GDP per capita

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HCMC - HCMC expects that its gross domestic product (GDP) per capita would triple to nearly US$14,300 a year within the next 10 years if the city realized a master plan on socio-economic development until 2020 and a vision to 2025.

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Vietnam’s global competitiveness slides

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Vietnam’s global competitiveness slides

HCMC - Vietnam’s economy has seen its global competitiveness waning as a result of its improper development model, says a report by the HCMC Party Committee.

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Sedan sales rise despite economic slump

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Sedan sales rise despite economic slump

HCMC – Despite the protracted economic malaise forcing consumers to tighten spending, sales of luxury cars grew beyond market expectations in the first quarter.

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Bengalis community celebrates New Year in Saigon

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Bengalis community celebrates New Year in Saigon

This year, for the first time, Bengalis in town celebrated the first day of the Bengali New Year 1421 (Poila Boishakh, the first day of Boishakh month, year 1421) at The Vista Community Hall in HCMC’s District 2 on Sunday.

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Vietnam metro to tackle floods with ponds, lakes

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Vietnam metro to tackle floods with ponds, lakes

Children walk on flooded Calmette Street in downtown Ho Chi Minh City. The city is considering a plan to build underground water tanks and dig lakes to store rainwater in a controversial effort to tackle inundation. Photo: Diep Duc Minh

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Vietjet Air opens Hanoi – Phu Quoc Island route

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Vietjet Air opens Hanoi – Phu Quoc Island route

Fleets of low-cost carrier Vietjet Air (Photo: Coutersy of Vietjet Air)
In order to meet increasing demand during summer period, Vietnamese budget carrier VietJet Air launches new route Hanoi – Phu Quoc Island.

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HCMC reveals socioeconomic development plan by 2020

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HCMC reveals socioeconomic development plan by 2020

Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan chaired a conference to implement the socioeconomic development plan by 2020 with a vision to 2025.

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YAN Beatfest thrills over 50,000 music lovers

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YAN Beatfest thrills over 50,000 music lovers

A view is seen at an outdoor music festival called YAN Beatfest 2014 at Phu Tho Indoor Stadium in HCMC’s District 11 last Saturday. This was one of the biggest concerts in terms of participants as it attracted over 50,000 music lovers with the majority being teenagers despite the scorching heat of Saigon these days. On that day, the audience was thrilled by the performances of local leading singers, including Ho Quynh Huong, Tuan Hung, Thuy Tien, Hien Thuc, Hoang...

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Expert warns of personal info vulnerability

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HCMC - Nguyen Dang Hung, deputy general director of Smartlink Card Services Joint Stock Co., has urged people to exercise greater caution in online transactions though the Heartbleed bug has yet to hit the security systems of commercial banks as confirmed by the central bank.

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Leading European retailer likely to open store at I-Home building

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Leading European retailer likely to open store at I-Home building

HCMC – C.T Group has said it has worked with a major European retail firm over a plan to open a commercial center on the ground floor of I-Home apartment project under construction in HCMC’s Go Vap District.

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VAMA proposes using int’l fuel consumption results

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HCMC – The Vietnam Auto Manufacturers Association (VAMA) has proposed Vietnamese authorities accept the fuel consumption test results that are internationally recognized when vehicles are required to display a fuel consumption label next year.

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