Vinashin ghost fleet becomes unsolvable Ha Long Bay problem

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Báo Dân Trí English 11 month(s) ago

Vinashin ghost fleet becomes unsolvable Ha Long Bay problem

Authorities in Ha Long City are facing troubles as a fleet of nine tugs and three barges built by the troubled state-owned Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin) have been left unused for years and now pose an environmental threat to Ha Long Bay.

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Experts pessimistic about Vietnam-Russia submarine production

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VietnamNet English 13 month(s) ago 1 related news

Experts pessimistic about Vietnam-Russia submarine production

VietNamNet Bridge - Building submarines is beyond Vietnam’s capacity as Vietnamese engineers now can only build midrange ships, torpedo boats and some other models, experts say.

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When buying high and selling low makes sense

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Báo Dân Trí English 13 month(s) ago

When buying high and selling low makes sense

Even though the Vinalines and Vinashin cases have ended and the guilty sentenced, the scandal continues to play out.

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Vietnam struggles with $107mln steel complex in wake of shipbuilding scandal

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Báo Thanh Niên English 13 month(s) ago

Vietnam struggles with $107mln steel complex in wake of shipbuilding scandal

Three years after state-owned shipbuilding giant Vinashin was restructured amid corruption scandals, Vietnam's government still struggles to deal with a string of its dormant projects around the country.

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Netherlands' Damen eyes Vietnamese shipbuilder: report

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Báo Thanh Niên English 14 month(s) ago

Netherlands' Damen eyes Vietnamese shipbuilder: report

A file photo of Song Cam shipyard in the northern city of Hai Phong. Photo credit: Giao Thong

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PM approves sale of 70% of Damen Song Cam Shipyard

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PM approves sale of 70% of Damen Song Cam Shipyard

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung accepted the proposal of the Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (SBIC) to sell 70 per cent of Damen Song Cam Shipyard to the Netherlands' Damen Shipyards Group.

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Vietnam seeks new investors for empty industrial park

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Báo Thanh Niên English 15 month(s) ago

Vietnam seeks new investors for empty industrial park

A graphic image of Soai Rap Industrial Park in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang. Photo: VNA

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NA deputies oppose proposal to demolish old imported ships in Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 17 month(s) ago

NA deputies oppose proposal to demolish old imported ships in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - The National Assembly (NA) deputies’ rejection of the proposal on allowing businesses to import old ships for demolishment in Vietnam indicates they see bad intentions behind the proposal.

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Ministry, economists disagree on using ODA for support industries

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VietnamNet English 18 month(s) ago

Ministry, economists disagree on using ODA for support industries

VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has said that the official development assistance (ODA) is reserved for investment and development, not for commercial purposes. Economists say that ODA is not a ‘magic wand’ for support industries.

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Former Vinashin official arrested in embezzlement scandal

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Former Vinashin official arrested in embezzlement scandal

Another former Vinashin official was arrested yesterday in the state-owned group's embezzlement scandal, raising the number of persons arrested to 10.

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Ex-chief accountant at Vietnam shipbuilding corporation subsidiary held on embezzlement charges

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Ex-chief accountant at Vietnam shipbuilding corporation subsidiary held on embezzlement charges

The former chief accountant at a subsidiary of Vietnam’s state-owned shipbuilding giant Vinashin has been detained on embezzlement charges in a US$18.6mn corruption case that was uncovered in 2010, investigators said on Tuesday.

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Former Vinashinlines official prosecuted

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VOV News English 18 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Investigation Police Agency under the Ministry of Public Security on November 3 launched criminal proceeding against and arrested Tran Van Khuong, former chief accountant of the Vinashin Ocean Shipping Company (Vinashinlines).

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Vietnam makes another arrest in state shipping line's massive graft case

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Báo Thanh Niên English 18 month(s) ago

Vietnam makes another arrest in state shipping line's massive graft case

A ship of state-owned shipping line Vinashinlines. File photo

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Vietnam lawmakers deem overseas bond issuance plan 'risky'

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Báo Thanh Niên English 18 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam lawmakers deem overseas bond issuance plan 'risky'

As the government awaits the legislature's approval of its plan to issue US$3 billion worth of bonds overseas with maturities of 10-30 years to refinance debt in 2015-16, many legislators have voiced concern.

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Dozens of houses owned by disgraced Vinashin official seized

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VietnamNet English 21 month(s) ago

Dozens of houses owned by disgraced Vinashin official seized

Police have seized 34 houses in Vietnam and abroad that were owned by former Vinashin official Giang Kim Dat who involved in stealing nearly USD20 million.

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