Moody’s cautious on GDP growth, warns of credit bubble

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Global credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Services said yesterday that Cambodia’s B2/stable sovereign credit rating was supported by its robust economic growth and modest debt burden, but its narrowly focused industrial sector and low incomes were weighing on overall economic strength. In addition, the fast pace of credit growth, though slowing over the last year, could pose financial stability risks.

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Foreign selling threatens markets

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Foreign selling threatens markets

Vietnam’s stock market had a second week of gains, buoyed by local investor optimism about a further increase, though continuous net selling by foreign investors has posed a threat to the market’s growth.

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More foreign selling threatens VN markets

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More foreign selling threatens VN markets

Viet Nam's stock market had a second week of gains, buoyed by local investor optimism about a further increase, though continuous net selling by foreign investors has posed a threat to the market's growth.

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No zoning plan changes for Thu Thiem

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No zoning plan changes for Thu Thiem

The Ho Chi Minh City government has turned down proposed changes to the zoning plan for a section in Thu Thiem New Urban Area even though the changes would pave the way for a US$4-billion project to go up there.

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Gunman’s motive remains unclear as Vietnam probes fatal shooting of top provincial officials

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Gunman’s motive remains unclear as Vietnam probes fatal shooting of top provincial officials

Though the suspect in a shooting that killed two top officials in the northern province of Yen Bai on Thursday eventually took his own life, local police have opted to open a criminal investigation into the unprecedented incident.

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Unclear future for Vung Ro refinery

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Unclear future for Vung Ro refinery

It is unclear whether the Vung Ro refinery project in the central province of Phu Yen will be implemented this year, even though both the authorities of Phu Yen province and the leaders of Vung Ro Petroleum Ltd. said they were determined to start the project in 2016.

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Can Singapore's labor crunch spark a robot revolution?

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Can Singapore's labor crunch spark a robot revolution?

Sherine Toh says her best days at work are when none of the 600-or-so staff at Singapore's Tung Lok Restaurants quits, though such days are rare.

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Freedom of religion in Việt Nam clear to see

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Freedom of religion in Viet Nam clear to see

Though casting a fairly positive light on Việt Nam’s achievements in ensuring religious freedom, the annual report on global religious freedom issued by the US Department of State on August 10 shows a narrow mindset, biased outlook and lack of goodwill.

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Clint Eastwood: Trump says 'dumb things' but people should 'get over it'

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Clint Eastwood: Trump says 'dumb things' but people should 'get over it'

Clint Eastwood, the 86-year-old four-time Oscar winner, excoriated the current generation of Americans as weak and overly sensitive while backing Donald Trump even though the Republican presidential hopeful has "said a lot of dumb things."

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Vietnam among 10 most optimistic countries globally: Nielsen

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Vietnam among 10 most optimistic countries globally: Nielsen

Though consumer confidence in Vietnam dropped slightly in the second quarter, the country is the seventh most optimistic country globally, according to the latest survey from information and measurement firm Nielsen.

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Dung Quat Refinery makes profit despite cries of impending doom

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Dung Quat Refinery makes profit despite cries of impending doom

Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical Co. (BSR), a member of Vietnam’s oil and gas group PetroVietnam, which manages the country’s sole refinery, Dung Quat, made a profit in the first half of 2016, even though the government has not yet agreed to its proposals for preferential treatment.

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Hòn Đỏ an exhilirating seaside antidote to daily worries

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Hon Do an exhilirating seaside antidote to daily worries

Hòn Đỏ beach in the central province of Ninh Thuận attracts tourists though it doesn’t have a white sandy beach.

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Agriculture-exporting Vietnam still relies heavily on imports

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Agriculture-exporting Vietnam still relies heavily on imports

Even though Vietnam is an agricultural country with 80 percent of its population living in rural areas, the Southeast Asian country spends several billion dollars every year importing agricultural products.

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New crop of robots to vie for space in the operating room

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New crop of robots to vie for space in the operating room

Even though many doctors see need for improvement, surgical robots are poised for big gains in operating rooms around the world.

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Syrian refugee in Germany arrested after killing woman in machete attack

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Syrian refugee in Germany arrested after killing woman in machete attack

A 21-year-old Syrian refugee was arrested on Sunday after killing a pregnant woman with a machete in Germany, the fourth violent assault on civilians in western Europe in 10 days, though police said it did not appear linked to terrorism.

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