January FDI surges on manufacturing growth

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January FDI surges on manufacturing growth

Total foreign direct investment (FDI) in Vietnam surged 67.1 percent to 664 million USD in January, up from a year ago, the Foreign Investment Agency reported on January 26.

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Dong Thap looks for 3.7 trillion VND for climate change response

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Dong Thap looks for 3.7 trillion VND for climate change response

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap is calling for an investment of 3.7 trillion VND (176 million USD) for climate change response projects between 2015 and 2020.

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Kien Giang requires significant investment to upgrade sea dykes

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Kien Giang requires significant investment to upgrade sea dykes

The southern province of Kien Giang will require 2.54 trillion VND (121 million USD) between 2015 and 2020 and 2.8 trillion VND (133 million USD) after 2020 to build a drainage system and upgrade damaged sea dykes.

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Germany inaugurates coffee processing plant in Dong Nai

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Germany inaugurates coffee processing plant in Dong Nai

A 12 million USD coffee processing plant was officially launched by the German group Neumann Gruppe on January 26 in the An Phuoc Industrial Zone, Long Thanh district, southern Dong Nai province.

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Seafood, agro-forestry exports drop 14 percent in January

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Vietnam earned an estimated 1.95 billion USD from exports of agro-forestry-fishery products in January, a year-on-year decline of 13.8 percent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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DATC to buy 94 million USD Vinalines debt

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The Debt and Asset Trading Corporation (DATC) is negotiating with some banks to buy nearly 2 trillion VND (94 million USD) of debt owned by the Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines).

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HCM City targets surge in retail sales

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Ho Chi Minh City is eyeing a 12-14 percent increase in retail sales and services this year to 740.55 trillion VND (34.75 billion USD), according to the municipal Department of Industry and Trade.

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Experts believe in SBV's effort to keep forex rate under 2 pct

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Experts said the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will succeed in keeping the VND-USD exchange rate from fluctuating to below 2 percent this year.

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ADB funds $165 million for Vietnam’s education, infrastructure

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has provided Vietnam with two loans totalling 165 million USD to improve secondary education for ethnic minority students in the country’s poorest areas, and upgrade rural infrastructure in six central provinces.

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Thailand targets 27.8 million tourists in 2015

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Thailand targets 27.8 million tourists in 2015

Thailand’s tourism sector aims to receive 27.8 million tourists in 2015, up 12.2 percent against last year, as the political instability in Bangkok has been solved.

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Nearly 2.6 million USD donated for needy kids

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Nearly 2.6 million USD donated for needy kids

Close to 55 billion VND (2.6 million USD) was donated for needy children during a fund raising programme held in Hanoi on January 24.

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Work begins on new passenger terminal at Cat Bi Airport

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Construction of a 70.16 million USD passenger terminal at Cat Bi International Airport in Hai Phong City was kicked off on January 24 by the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) and the People’s Committee of the northern city.

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Local stocks rally after ECB announces stimulus

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Local stocks rally after ECB announces stimulus

Stocks climbed more quickly towards the end of January 23's session, boosted by improvement in investor confidence after the European Central Bank announced a big bond-buying programme worth up to one trillion euros (1.16 trillion USD).

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ADB funds 165 million USD for Vietnam’s education, infrastructure

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ADB funds 165 million USD for Vietnam’s education, infrastructure

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has provided Vietnam with two loans totalling 165 million USD to improve secondary education for ethnic minority students in the country’s poorest areas, and upgrade rural infrastructure in six central provinces.

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Bac Giang sets to earn 2.61 billion USD from exports

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Northern Bac Giang province has eyed export earnings of 2.61 billion USD in 2015, up 24 percent against 2014, according to the provincial Department of Trade and Industry.

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