Vietnam all set to lift casino ban for locals

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Vietnam all set to lift casino ban for locals

The Ministry of Finance has completed a controversial draft decree that could open casinos to Vietnamese gamblers and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will have the final say on it.

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Hanoi consumer prices up 0.19% in August

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Hanoi consumer prices up 0.19% in August

The cost of living in Hanoi rose slightly as consumer prices went up by 0.19% from the previous month, the municipal statistics agency reported.

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Lockheed, suppliers brainstorm how to lower F-35 operating costs

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Lockheed, suppliers brainstorm how to lower F-35 operating costs

Lockheed Martin Corp met with 90 key suppliers last week to brainstorm ways to lower the long-term cost of operating and maintaining the F-35 fighter jets from the Pentagon's current forecast of $1.02 trillion through 2065.

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CPI prolongs rise in major cities as food costs increase

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CPI prolongs rise in major cities as food costs increase

The consumer price index (CPI) in the country's two largest cities continued to rise in August, according to the statistics departments of Ha Noi and HCM City.

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China baby boom wagers go bust in stocks as kids cost too much

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China baby boom wagers go bust in stocks as kids cost too much

Nine months after stock-market wagers on a baby boom in China reached record levels, the bets have turned into some of the nation’s biggest losers as living costs deter couples from having more than one child.

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Hungary pledges nuclear energy training for Vietnam

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Hungary pledges nuclear energy training for Vietnam

(VOV) - Hungary is extremely competitive in terms of nuclear energy training costs, when compared with other nations around the globe - a good advantage for Vietnam to develop human resources for future nuclear power plants, said Vietnamese Ambassador to Hungary Ngo Duy Ngo.

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Vietnam Van Thinh Phat Group launches scholarship worth HK$ 200,000

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Vietnam Van Thinh Phat Group launches scholarship worth HK$ 200,000

Following the success of the first scholarship award from Vietnam Van Thinh Phat Group Holdings Scholarships for the 2013 academic year, Van Thinh Phat Group Holdings will offer two full scholarshipsfor the 2014 academic year worth HK$ 200,000 per year for each Vietnamese students to study atThe University of Hong Kong (China).

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Quang Binh to build houses for the poor

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The central province of Quang Binh has begun a charity campaign aiming to build 197 houses at a total cost of VND5.6 billion (US$266,000) for low-income and disaster-hit households in 2014.

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Pushing the envelope on green building roofing and Windows

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Pushing the envelope on green building roofing and Windows

Do Huu Nhat Quang, co-founder of national and Southeast Asian green building consultancy GreenViet argues energy savings are an obviously intrinsic part of green building ratings. Addressing building design from the outset can help in cutting energy-saving costs through better roof and wall insulation.

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Ukraine, Russia hold talks amid fears of direct clashes

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Ukraine, Russia hold talks amid fears of direct clashes

Germany warned on Sunday (Aug 17) that direct military clashes between Russia and Ukraine must be avoided at all costs as Kiev and Moscow's top diplomats joined crisis talks with only faint hope of a breakthrough.

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Expert, politician admonish Vietnam to rein in newswires after newspaper’s shutdown

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Expert, politician admonish Vietnam to rein in newswires after newspaper’s shutdown

A National Assembly deputy, journalism expert and lawyer have urged for tightened control and radical problem-solving regarding the management of newswires in Vietnam after a news website was closed and fined earlier this week for publishing an insulting article to attract views.

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SOEs slash costs by $638.5 million under gov't plan

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VietNam News English 7 day(s) ago

State-owned enterprises (SOEs) cut their operating costs last year by more than VND13.6 trillion (US$638.49 million).

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Vietnam shifts to bonds as sour-debt burden strains bank lending

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Vietnam shifts to bonds as sour-debt burden strains bank lending

Vietnam’s corporate bond sales are rising as banks saddled with sour loans curb their lending, prompting borrowers to issue notes amid sliding costs.

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Shipping firms cry foul as port developers attempt to raise fees

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Shipping firms cry foul as port developers attempt to raise fees

VietNamNet Bridge – Shipping firms, which have been incurring losses in recent years, have said they oppose new port infrastructure fees that could be raised by 5-6 percent.

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Gold plated phone cover costs VND200 mil

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago

Gold plated phone cover costs VND200 mil

(VOV) -A Hanoi resident has embellished a Mobiado mobile phone with a four tael gold cover, adorned with gems, at a cost of over VND200 million, creating a quite expensive and luxurious finish.

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