New Apple iPhones selling for $1,550-3,300 in Vietnam

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New Apple iPhones selling for $1,550-3,300 in Vietnam

Mobile phone stores in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City say they could not meet demand from diehard local Apple fans who want to be the first to have the latest iPhone models, even though the handsets are selling for up to VND70 million (US$3,295) each.

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Companies dispute low-productivity rate of Vietnamese workers

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Companies dispute low-productivity rate of Vietnamese workers

VietNamNet Bridge – Many Vietnamese refuse to believe that local workers’ productivity is 1/15th that of Singaporeans, as reported recently by the International Labor Organization (ILO).

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Obama not due to meet Iran's Rouhani but open to it: U.S. official

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Obama not due to meet Iran's Rouhani but open to it: U.S. official

NEW YORK, Sept 18 - U.S. President Barack Obama is not scheduled to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in New York during the United Nations General Assembly next week, though the U.S. leader remains open to such a meeting, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday.

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Vietnam credit set to grow 10 pct y/y in 2014: newspaper

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Vietnam credit set to grow 10 pct y/y in 2014: newspaper

Vietnam's credit extension is expected to pick up pace over the rest of the year to reach growth of 10 percent from 2013 levels, though still below the government target of 12-14 percent, a local newspaper reported on Tuesday.

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Vietnam art lags behind other Asian countries at int’l auctions

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Vietnam art lags behind other Asian countries at int’l auctions

Though Vietnamese galleries and artists have stepped up efforts to penetrate international art markets in recent years, the country’s art still fetches considerably lower prices when compared to other Southeast Asian works.

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Google turns to ‘Monster Strike’ to close apple app gap

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Google turns to ‘Monster Strike’ to close apple app gap

Though Google Inc.’s Android is the most popular smartphone software, the company lags behind Apple Inc. in generating revenue from mobile applications. Now Google is turning to a white cat and a gang of monsters to catch up.

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HCM City visitors need up-to-date guidebooks

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HCM City visitors need up-to-date guidebooks

VietNamNet Bridge – Though the number of foreign tourists to HCM City is increasing year after year, there are not enough quality guidebooks and maps listing interesting tourism spots, services, and amusement places.

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Cement factories destroy town in southern Vietnam

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Cement factories destroy town in southern Vietnam

Officials in Kien Luong town say they're shy about greeting people on the street since most of them look as though they forgot to wash their faces in the morning.

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Physically challenged people help others in need

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Physically challenged people help others in need

Though they have physical disabilities themselves, some people are committed to helping others, particularly children, with similarly unfortunate fates.

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HCM City visitors need up-to-date guidebooks

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HCM City visitors need up-to-date guidebooks

Though the number of foreign tourists to HCM City is increasing year after year, there are not enough quality guidebooks and maps listing interesting tourism spots, services, and amusement places.

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Vietnam to go ahead with new Hanoi-HCM City route

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Vietnam to go ahead with new Hanoi-HCM City route

VietNamNet Bridge – Though a simulated flight showed somewhat unsatisfactory results, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has stated it still believes in the feasibility of the route between Hanoi and HCM City over Laos and Cambodia airspace.

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Blue chips drag down VN-Index

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Blue chips drag down VN-Index

Slumping blue chips dragged down the benchmark VN-Index on the Hochiminh Stock Exchange on September 5, even though gainers doubled losers.

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Increase in luxury goods imports means bigger income gap

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Increase in luxury goods imports means bigger income gap

Even though Vietnam’s economy has yet to show any clear signs of a stable recovery, consumption of luxury goods has significantly increased in recent months.

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Charity reality shows help the poor in Vietnam

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Charity reality shows help the poor in Vietnam

Unlike talent-seeking or reality shows that are purely for entertainment; charity reality shows in Vietnam, though less glittery, are more “real” and loaded with love and compassion, as they offer immense monetary assistance and mental support to disadvantaged people in remote, rural areas.

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Resettlement project to save ethnic minorities remains stagnant

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Resettlement project to save ethnic minorities remains stagnant

Even though a resettlement project to save an ethnic minority group in the central province of Nghe An was launched eight years ago, it has remains almost at a standstill.

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