City fires, explosions cause $2.1m in losses

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

So far this year fires and explosions have caused a total loss of VND44 billion (US$2.1 million) in HCM City, according to the fire service.

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Viet Nam attracts $11.18b in FDI

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 2 duplicate news 1 related news

Viet Nam attracts $11.18b in FDI

Viet Nam attracted US$11.18 billion in foreign direct investments (FDI) in the first nine months of this year, or 74.5 per cent of FDI in the same period last year.

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HCMC to host wedding for worker couples in October

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HCMC to host wedding for worker couples in October

The HCM City Communist Youth Union will organize a mass wedding for 100 worker couples at Melisa Weeding Center in Tan Phu District on October 15.

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HCMC keeps pace of growth

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

HCMC keeps pace of growth

Ho Chi Minh City’s economy maintains its growth pace in the first seven months this year, said director of the Department of Planning and Investment Thai Van Re at a meeting hosted on July 24 by the city People’s Committee.

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Twenty one violence hit businesses not claim compensation

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Twenty one out of 33 companies hit by anti-China violence do not claim compensation for their damage, the Ho Chi Minh City Industrial and Export Processing Zone Authority (HEPZA) said on July 16.

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New customs system troubles firms, authorities alike

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

New customs system troubles firms, authorities alike

Although expected to help simplify customs clearance procedures, VNACCS/VCIS has proved confusing for both firms and customs authorities.

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Court sentences men over anti-China riot

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

A court in HCM City's Thu Duc District yesterday sentenced 10 men to four to nine months in jail for damaging property during an anti-China riot that broke out in HCM City and Binh Duong in May.

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Disturbers in Anti-China marches on trial in HCMC

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

The People’s Committee in Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City opened a mobile trial of ten disturbers for taking advantage of anti-China peaceful marches to cause public disorder on July 4.

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H1 FDI rockets in HCMC

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 month(s) ago

H1 FDI rockets in HCMC

This year’s first half saw foreign direct investment inflows to Ho Chi Minh City more than double to almost $1.08 billion year-on-year.

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Vietnam enjoys $6.85 billion FDI in six month

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Vietnam enjoys $6.85 billion FDI in six month

Foreign Direct Investment reached US$6.85 billion in the first half 2014, accounting for 64.7 percent over the same period last year, the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment has reported.

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Damaged companies in Vietnam riots get back to work

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Damaged companies in Vietnam riots get back to work

While tension remains over an illegal Chinese-run drilling rig in Vietnam’s offshore waters, local workers and their foreign business owners ashore are joining hands to put their companies back into operation a week after riots erupted in some localities in the Southeast Asian country.

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Draft amendments won't bring foreign investors: experts

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Draft amendments won't bring foreign investors: experts

Vietnamese workers at a Japanese-invested factory in Tan Thuan Export Processing Zone in Ho Chi Minh City. PHOTO: HUONG GIANG

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Public encouraged to help with housing

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

Persons and households providing affordable housing for low income earners can benefit from Government incentives regardless of which sector they operate in, said Construction Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.

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Developers of workers’ accommodation to get incentives

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Developers of workers’ accommodation to get incentives

A proposed new decree will offer incentives to people building housing for workers, Minister of Construction Trinh Dinh Dung has said.

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Pedestrian bridges to ease congestion

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

Thirteen more pedestrian bridges and tunnels will be built in HCM City to reduce traffic gridlock, at a total cost of VND120 billion (US$5.7 million), the city's Department of Transport has said.

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