Vietnam mega refinery lowers estimated cost

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Vietnam mega refinery lowers estimated cost

A motorcyclist pasts the central province of Binh Dinh's Nhon Hoi Economic Zone, where a US$21.5-billion refinery is planned

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Lam Dong, Nghe An promote tourism

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

Lam Dong and Nghe An provinces have signed an agreement to develop tourist projects the 2014-18 period. Both provinces will co-operate in investment promotion and share experience in management.

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Forest fire threat closes national park

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

The U Minh Thuong National Park in Kien Giang Province closed to tourists on Tuesday to prevent forest fires during the dry season. The national park will open to tourists again after its core areas are no longer under the threat of fire.

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Economists urge Vietnam to relinquish 2019 Asian Games

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Economists urge Vietnam to relinquish 2019 Asian Games

The Vietnamese delegation at the Olympic Council of Asia general assembly in Macau in November 2012 when the country won the bid to host the 2019 Asian Games.

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Tay Ninh cracks down on illegal sand mining

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago

The People's Committee of the southern province of Tay Ninh will fine the owner of a construction materials shop VND77 million (US$3,660) for illegally sand mining in a section of the Sai Gon river.

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Shares fall as investors rush to sell

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Fears that the market will continue to decline further pushed investors into another sell-off.

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200,000 Vietnamese suffer from stroke annually

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200,000 Vietnamese suffer from stroke annually

Vietnam has 200,000 people suffer from stroke annually, 11,000 of them died of the disease and the remaining have sequela, according to the Vietnam Stroke Association.

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H5N1 avian flu cases decline

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago

The number of H5N1 avian influenza cases declined significantly after agencies took steps to control the disease, according to the Animal Health Department. The country has had two recent outbreaks in Ha Noi and the northern province of Ha Giang.

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Vietnam state bank denies new bug-related attack report

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Vietnam state bank denies new bug-related attack report

The State Bank of Vietnam on Thursday denied a report that around 15 local e-banking websites and online payment gateways were hacked in relation to a newly-discovered bug called Heartbleed.

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Vietnam metro loses 200 historic buildings to development

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Vietnam metro loses 200 historic buildings to development

Chi Lang Park, one of Ho Chi Minh City's historic sites / PHOTO COURTESY OF TBKTSG

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Expo shows potential for garment, textiles

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Expo shows potential for garment, textiles

The upcoming Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement and other trade and tax agreements currently being negotiated have made the Vietnamese garment and textile market appealing for foreign textile and garment machinery manufacturers as well as fabric and accessory makers.

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VAMC buys $190 million of bad debts

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VAMC buys $190 million of bad debts

VietNamNet Bridge – The Viet Nam Asset Management Company (VAMC) has purchased nearly VND4 trillion (US$190.4 million) in bad debts from 10 credit institutions in the first quarter of this year, said VAMC's member council vice president Nguyen Quoc Hung.

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HCM City set to host int'l textile exhibition

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

More than 500 companies from 22 countries will take part in Sai Gon Tex, the Viet Nam Sai Gon Fabric and Garment Accessories Expo 2014, in HCM City next week.

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Vietnam telecom giant to be privatized

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Vietnam telecom giant to be privatized

The government has approved a plan to spin off MobiFone from the state-run Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group and privatize it, a move that is expected to boost competition in the telecom market.

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VAMC buys $190 million of bad debts

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

The Viet Nam Asset Management Company (VAMC) has purchased nearly VND4 trillion (US$190.4 million) in bad debts from 10 credit institutions in the first quarter of this year, said VAMC's member council vice president Nguyen Quoc Hung.

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