Fed opens new era with end of QE stimulus programme

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

The Federal Reserve has decided to end its quantitative easing stimulus program, after six years of pumping easy money into the US economy via asset purchases to shore up growth.

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King Cobra snake caught in wild languishes at local police office

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

King Cobra snake caught in wild languishes at local police office

VietNamNet Bridge – A King Cobra snake, caught days ago in Dong Thap province by a farmer, has not been fed for several days as the local police have no idea how to take care of it.

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Out of control smuggling has tobacco farmers worried

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

Out of control smuggling has tobacco farmers worried

Farmer Nguyen Van Sau in the southern province of Tay Ninh's Ben Cau District is relieved that it has been a profitable year for tobacco farmers, as the crop has fed his family and hundreds of others for decades.

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Vietnam’s “national dogs”

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Vietnam’s “national dogs”

VietNamNet Bridge - In the eyes of many Vietnamese, the indigenous breeds of dogs are only raised to watch the house, and are to be fed with food residue and sold for slaughter. But Vietnam has many rare and valuable dog breeds.

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Phuoc Hai Village an ideal getaway from tourism hotspot

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Phuoc Hai Village an ideal getaway from tourism hotspot

Having visited Vung Tau City countless times, I was fed up with the hustle and bustle of the touristy city on the southeastern coast.

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US Fed offers no hint on rate rise as stimulus ends

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

US Fed offers no hint on rate rise as stimulus ends

The US Federal Reserve has reiterated that it will raise interest rates once a "considerable time" has passed after its stimulus programme ends in October.

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US stocks drop on Russia sanctions, Fed speculation

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US stocks drop on Russia sanctions, Fed speculation

US stocks dropped on Friday (Sep 12) as the West slapped new sanctions on Russia and traders saw a higher chance the Federal Reserve next week will accelerate its timeline to raise interest rates.

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Asia shares mixed, Nikkei hit by strong yen

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Asia shares mixed, Nikkei hit by strong yen

Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday (Aug 26) with a record close on Wall Street offset by profit-taking, while Japan's Nikkei succumbed to a stronger yen.

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Fed chief Yellen says slack remains in US jobs market

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Fed chief Yellen says slack remains in US jobs market

US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen has said there is still "remaining slack in the labour market".

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Review ordered into milk supply in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta preschools

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Review ordered into milk supply in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta preschools

The Department of Education and Training of Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang has been asked to review the milk products fed to kids in the province-wide kindergartens following the discovery of a huge number of poor-quality baby formulas and nutritional foods.

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Euro edges up against dollar

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Euro edges up against dollar

The euro pushed slightly higher against the dollar on Monday (July 28) after last week's losses in a quiet forex market ahead of Wednesday's Federal Reserve meeting and its possible update of US rate plans.

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Domestic gold prices fall to four-week low

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

Local gold prices dropped by 0.38 percent on July 16 to a four-week low of 36.6-36.7 million VND (1,686 – 1,692 USD) per tael, driven by a downward trend in world markets on a strengthening of the dollar on July 14-15.

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Domestic gold prices fall to four-week low

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

Local gold prices dropped by 0.38 per cent yesterday to a four-week low of VND36.6-36.7 million (US$1,686 – 1,692) per tael, driven by a downward trend in world markets on a strengthening of the dollar on Monday and Tuesday.

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Federal Reserve plans to end stimulus in October

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Federal Reserve plans to end stimulus in October

The Federal Reserve will end its stimulus programme in October if US economic growth continues at its current pace, according to minutes from its June meeting.

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US jobs machine revs up, cutting unemployment to 6.1%

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US jobs machine revs up, cutting unemployment to 6.1%

WASHINGTON, July 3 - US job creation picked up solidly in June, pushing the jobless rate down to 6.1 percent, boosting confidence in the economy and sending stocks flying to new records.

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