Chinese turn to carpooling aps to get ride home for holidays

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Chinese turn to carpooling aps to get ride home for holidays

The hundreds of millions of Chinese heading home for Lunar New Year have a relatively new travel option this year: mobile apps to find carpool partners to share costs in what is a novel concept for most Chinese.

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Cute monkeys are in this Lunar New Year holiday season

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Cute monkeys are in this Lunar New Year holiday season

Want something to celebrate the Year of the Monkey, which starts on February 8? These bronze statuettes are a big hit in Hanoi ahead of the big holiday. People buy them not only to decorate their home during the Lunar New Year, but also as a good luck charm. Photos credit: Tien Phong

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PM asks HCMC to review metro cost

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked the HCM City administration to review and complete a report on adjustments of the Metro Line No. 2 section from Ben Thanh in District 1 to Tham Luong in District 12 as the investment costs have surged by more than 50 per cent.

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Ecommerce companies paying more attention to smaller cities, provinces

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Ecommerce companies paying more attention to smaller cities, provinces

Ecommerce companies are planning to expand their operation to the largely untapped market of cities and provinces outside of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

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HSBC to freeze salaries, hiring in 2016 in battle to cut costs: sources

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HSBC to freeze salaries, hiring in 2016 in battle to cut costs: sources

Europe's largest lender, HSBC, is imposing a hiring and pay freeze across the bank globally in 2016, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Donations solicited for kids with heart disease

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Donations solicited for kids with heart disease

US organisation Giving It Back to Kids and the VinaCapital Fund will sponsor a charity drive for 33 underprivileged children with heart disease in the central city of Da Nang.

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HCM City's CPI down 0.03 % in January

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago

(VOV) - Ho Chi Minh City's Consumer Price Index (CPI) in January dropped 0.03% from a month earlier.

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China slowdown not cause for worry

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VietStock FI English 3 week(s) ago

Data released this week showed China’s economy grew by 6.9 per cent in 2015, compared with 7.3 per cent a year earlier, marking its slowest growth in over a quarter of a century. The Post’s Ananth Baliga sat down with Shang-Jin Wei, chief economist of the Asian Development Bank, to discuss the reasons behind the Asian giant’s economic slowdown and its potential impact on Cambodia.

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Green energy remains untapped

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Green energy remains untapped

Cambodia is overly reliant on developing large-scale hydro and fossil fuel-fired power stations, and should look to diversify its energy generation portfolio through cost-effective non-hydro renewable energy technologies that also offer fewer social and environmental costs, a study released yesterday advised.

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Firms told to cut charges within 5 days of fuel price fall

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Firms told to cut charges within 5 days of fuel price fall

The Ministry of Transport has requested all transport companies to lower their charges within five days following a fall in petrol prices.

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Vietnam urged to change mindset about HR development

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Vietnam urged to change mindset about HR development

VietNamNet Bridge - Low labor costs must not be considered Vietnam’s advantage to attract investment and develop economy in the new development period, experts say.

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New plan for retail power pricing proposed

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New plan for retail power pricing proposed

A file photo of an EVN worker in Hanoi. Photo: Ngoc Thang

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Retailers divided over fuel pricing

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Retailers divided over fuel pricing

Petroleum retailers operating in Cambodia are divided over the government’s proposed fuel-pricing mechanism, which would impose a government-calculated price ceiling on gasoline sold at petrol stations across the Kingdom.

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Central bank won't issue small banknotes for Tet

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Central bank won't issue small banknotes for Tet

The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) will not issue new banknotes with denominations lower than VND5,000 (22 US cents) for the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday to save costs.

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VN Central Bank won't issue small banknotes for Lunar New Year 2016

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VN Central Bank won't issue small banknotes for Lunar New Year 2016

The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) will not issue new banknotes with denominations lower than VND5,000 (22 US cents) for the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday to save costs.

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