Car sales sputter on tax hike

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Car sales sputter on tax hike

Authorised dealerships of new cars and trucks have said a recent increase in the specific tax on vehicle imports has put a dent in profits, with some dealers claiming sales have slowed since the tax hike went into effect in April.

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Thailand clearance sale puts Vietnam rice exports on hold

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Thailand clearance sale puts Vietnam rice exports on hold

Vietnam has reduced its rice export target for the year since demand is falling as many buyers await cheap supply from Thailand’s stock clearance sale.

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A boom year for building projects

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A boom year for building projects

A stunning rise in the value of construction projects approved by the government in the first half of the year could be a sign that developers have found a willing ally in the newly appointed minister of land management, who has pushed through hundreds of project applications he inherited when he took office in April.

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Lao siblings sentenced to death, life for smuggling heroin to Vietnam

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Lao siblings sentenced to death, life for smuggling heroin to Vietnam

A court in the central province of Nghe An on Tuesday handed down a death penalty and a life sentence to two Lao siblings for smuggling 3.7 kilograms of heroin from Laos to Vietnam, VnExpress reported.

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EU migrant influx easing since April - border agency

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The European Union's border agency says the number of illegal migrants entering Europe has fallen since April.

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Domestic gold prices temporarily fluctuate

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Domestic gold prices temporarily fluctuate

VGP – The State Bank of Viet Nam will continue to keep a close watch on the movements in the global gold market and stands ready to intervene in the domestic market if necessary in accordance with Government’s Decree 24/2012 /ND-CP, dated April 3, 2012 on gold business activities.

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China launches drive to eradicate violence against hospital staff

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China launches drive to eradicate violence against hospital staff

China is kicking off a year-long campaign this month to stamp out persistent violence in its overcrowded hospitals by angry patients targeting medical staff, state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday.

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Internet giants battle over fibre internet subscribers

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Internet giants battle over fibre internet subscribers

The three biggest broadband internet providers in Vietnam, VNPT, Viettel, and FPT, continue to battle over the growing fibre internet market.

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Long Thanh Airport to be built from April 2021

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Long Thanh Airport to be built from April 2021

Construction of Long Thanh International Airport is planned to kick off on April 1, 2021 if all preparations go smoothly.

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Clinton 'extremely careless' with emails, but FBI recommends no charges

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Clinton 'extremely careless' with emails, but FBI recommends no charges

FBI Director James Comey delivers a speech at the Master of Science in Foreign Service CyberProject's sixth annual conference at Georgetown University in Washington D.C., U.S. April 26, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Carlos Barria

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Vietnam province demands $180 mil from Formosa for mass fish deaths

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Vietnam province demands $180 mil from Formosa for mass fish deaths

Quang Binh, one of the four provinces in central Vietnam hit by a toxic spill disaster in April, has demanded Taiwanese steel firm Formosa pay at least VND4 trillion ($180 million) to recompense for the devastating impacts on its environment and economy.

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Spending of $500 mln Formosa compensation will be transparent, PM assures

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Spending of $500 mln Formosa compensation will be transparent, PM assures

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc Friday has promised the government will make public "transparently and thoroughly" how it uses the US$500 million compensation to be paid by the Taiwanese company whose toxic effluents polluted the sea and killed fish en masse.

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Medvedev: Russia can't ramp up spending and give it away cheaply: TV interview

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Medvedev: Russia can't ramp up spending and give it away cheaply: TV interview

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Saturday that Russia cannot ramp up spending and give it away in cheap credits to support economic growth.

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Formosa claims responsibility for mass dying of fish in central coast

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Formosa claims responsibility for mass dying of fish in central coast

Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Co.Ltd, the operator of the $10.5 billion steel and port complex in the central province of Ha Tinh, is the culprit behind the massive wave of fish death in the four central coastal provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Tri, Quang Binh, and Thua Thien-Hue in April this year.

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Formosa’s proposed compensation for Vietnam’s fish deaths falls short: minister

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Formosa’s proposed compensation for Vietnam’s fish deaths falls short: minister

While many believe the US$500 million a Taiwanese firm has proposed as compensation for an environmental disaster caused by one of its subsidiaries in Vietnam is modest, it may be just enough to spare it from a criminal charge.

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