Hanoi overgrown following cuts

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Hanoi overgrown following cuts

Many streets in Hanoi are now covered with dense grass just over two months since local authorities halted spending on flower and grass cutting from July 1 this year to cut costs. Work will only continue at gardens along the Hoan Kiem Lake and a few other major sites.

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Reader helps girl pay hospital costs

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Reader helps girl pay hospital costs

A reader has donated VND150m (USD6,800) to cover the full treatment for a 15-year-old girl in Ha Tinh Province who had to dropped out of school due to the illness.

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From steaks to furniture, Hanjin Shipping collapse to raise freight costs

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

From steaks to furniture, Hanjin Shipping collapse to raise freight costs

The collapse of Hanjin Shipping will boost the cost to U.S. businesses and consumers of a wide range of imported goods, from furniture and clothing to fresh fruit and frozen meat, according to federal agencies, shippers and retailers.

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$58mn hospital in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta faces financial hardship

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$58mn hospital in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta faces financial hardship

The developer of a new hospital in the southern province of An Giang is taking its medicine after spending nearly US$60 million on making it the biggest and most modern of its kind in the Mekong Delta.

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Asia markets mostly fall but weak yen boosts Tokyo

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Asia markets mostly fall but weak yen boosts Tokyo

HONG KONG: Tokyo stocks rallied Wednesday (Aug 31) as the yen fell further against the dollar on US interest rate talk but most other Asian markets struggled as investors were spooked by the prospect of higher borrowing costs in the world's top economy.

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High cost hampers treatment of hepatitis B, C in Vietnam: experts

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High cost hampers treatment of hepatitis B, C in Vietnam: experts

The high cost of medicines has undermined treatment of hepatitis B and C in Vietnam, where their rates of chronic infection is high, according to a conference in Hanoi Monday.

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GTI pins fall in Q2 profits on rising costs

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GTI pins fall in Q2 profits on rising costs

Taiwanese-owned garment manufacturer Grand Twins International (GTI) blamed its second-quarter decline in profits, which fell by 45 per cent compared to the same financial period last year, on the rising cost of labour and raw material imports.

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Grand Twins sees revenue up, profit down

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Grand Twins sees revenue up, profit down

Grand Twins International (GTI), the only publicly traded garment firm on the Cambodian stock market, reported that profits decreased by over 15 per cent year-on-year during the first six months of 2016 despite a hefty increase in revenue.

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Poor young woman needs heart surgery

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Poor young woman needs heart surgery

A young ethnic minority woman in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh needs two urgent heart operations; however, her family is so poor to cover to operation costs and hospital fees, leaving her condition to be more critical.

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Garment factories to buy into automation

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VietStock FI English 1 month(s) ago

Investors in Cambodia’s garment industry are increasingly purchasing modern equipment as they look to produce higher value-added products to compete in the international market and counter rising labour costs, an industry insider said yesterday.

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Lower fuel prices no remedy for troubled transport sector

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Lower fuel prices no remedy for troubled transport sector

While local petroleum prices have dropped by nearly a quarter of their value since the start of the year, companies operating in the Kingdom’s highly competitive transportation sector insist they have not been able to convert lower fuel costs into higher profits – even when maintaining their fees.

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Cutting interest rate is feasible in year end

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Cutting interest rate is feasible in year end

VGP - Stable current liquidity in the banking system ensured money supply for the economy in 2016 and provides room for cutting interest rates in the rest of 2016, assessed a senior banking expert.

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Condo developers reaping in hefty profits

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Condo developers reaping in hefty profits

When condo units are priced from $3,000 to $3,500 per square metre, it is at least twice as much as an ordinary Cambodian’s annual income.

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Power sector asked to help reduce housing costs

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Power sector asked to help reduce housing costs

The HCM City Real Estate Association yesterday asked the local Electricity of Việt Nam (EVN HCMC) branch to pay for building the electricity grid for projects being incurred by developers.

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Education quality must improve, says PM

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Education quality must improve, says PM

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has called on the Party, State and society to work with the education sector to improve education quality, which he described as key for the country’s development.

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