How to get rich? Vietnamese officials say ‘hard work pays off’

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Some Vietnamese officials are countering suspicions of their over-the-top personal fortunes with nostalgic evocations of the ‘good ole’ days’ when hard labor for a few extra pennies was the key to wealth.

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Tay Ninh invests over VND1.1 trillion in border belt road

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

The southern province of Tay Ninh will spend more than VND1.1 trillion (US$48.4 million) on constructing a border belt road to develop the border trade with Cambodia and ensure defence.

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Ho Chi Minh City to fell, relocate 258 old trees for bridge construction

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A number of decades-old trees along a street in Ho Chi Minh City’s center are slated to be either cut or relocated to make way for a bridge construction, the municipal transport department said Wednesday.

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HN calls for investment in industrial zones, clusters

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Ha Noi plans to attract 15-20 new projects with expected total investment of US$250-300 million in industrial zones and clusters in the capital city this year.

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Can Grand Pacific apartment buyers reclaim their $4.5 million?

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After ten years of development, the Grand Pacific luxury apartment project in the northern port city of Haiphong's Hong Bang street has just finished structural work for three buildings. The developer has received $4.5 million from apartment buyers. Will this money continue to lay stagnant along with the project?

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First batch of Vietnamese lychee exported to Thailand

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Báo điện tử CP English 1 month(s) ago

VGP - The first batch of one tonne of Luc Ngan “thieu” lychees was exported to Thailand by the Central Group Corporation on June 30 and are being sold at supermarkets in Bangkok from July 3.

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Ho Chi Minh City launches traffic information app

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The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport has launched an online information-sharing platform, allowing commuters to monitor traffic in real time and report congestion or other infrastructure incidents to authorities via their smartphones.

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Hundreds of workers of Korean firm hospitalized again for food poisoning in Vietnam

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Hundreds of workers of a Korean-invested company in the southern Vietnamese province of An Giang have been hospitalized for the second time following food poisoning last weekend.

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Find ways to step up EU exports, VN firms urged

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Vietnamese firms should step up efforts to boost exports to the EU despite facing several difficulties, a senior official said yesterday.

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Huế to invest US$52 million in agricultural restructuring

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The central province of Thừa Thiên-Huế will invest VNĐ1.19 trillion (US$52 million) through 12 projects as part of its plan to restructure its agricultural sector with a vision till 2020.

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Vietnam’s immigration sponsorship application goes online

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Businesses and organizations in Vietnam can now apply to sponsor their foreign partners or employees to enter the Southeast Asian country online, the Vietnamese immigration department has announced.

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A closer look at poverty-stricken Yen Bai, home to multiple official-owned villas

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Yen Bai, a mountainous province located some 180km northeastern from Hanoi, is a land full of opposites, where more than 55,000 households live in poverty while several officers are under scrutiny for owning luxury properties.

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HCM City speeds up road, bridge construction projects

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HCM City plans to begin construction of 48 new traffic projects and complete 19 congestion projects in the last six months of the year, according to the city’s Department of Transport.

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Hanoi mulls no-Uber, Grab streets

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Ridesharing apps are continuing their uphill battle against Vietnam’s regulations in Hanoi as authorities mull a proposal to ban Uber and Grab cars from entering certain streets.

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Vietnam department head claims personal $887k villa complex funded by bank loans

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Few Vietnamese would turn to bank loans to finance a US$887,000 house buidling plan, but the director of a provincial department has asserted that it is how his 1.3 hectare villa complex was funded.

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