As banks increase lending to property sector, fear of bubble returns

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As banks increase lending to property sector, fear of bubble returns

Many banks have stepped up lending to the housing sector amid a revival in the market, bringing uncomfortable reminders of the property bubble that burst not too long ago.

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Vietnam, Japan trade unions forge linkages

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Representatives of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) had talks with a delegation of the Japanese Trade Union Confederation (JTUC) in Hanoi on July 1, affirming their determination to foster friendship and cooperation.

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US-Cuba deal to restore ties to be unveiled on July 1

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US-Cuba deal to restore ties to be unveiled on July 1

The United States and Cuba have reached an agreement to reopen embassies and restore diplomatic ties severed more than five decades ago, and the historic deal will be unveiled on July 1, US officials said on June 30.

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How tourism in Laos, Cambodia is galloping ahead of Vietnam

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How tourism in Laos, Cambodia is galloping ahead of Vietnam

A decade ago few people thought that tourism development in Laos and Cambodia would outpace Vietnam’s.

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Car bomb attack kills Egypt's top public prosecutor

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Car bomb attack kills Egypt's top public prosecutor

Egypt's top public prosecutor was killed by a car bomb attack on his convoy on June 29, the most senior state official to die at the hands of militants since the toppling of an Islamist president two years ago.

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Western officials suggest Iran tries to wiggle out of nuclear pledges

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Western officials suggest Iran tries to wiggle out of nuclear pledges

Iran is backtracking from an interim nuclear agreement with world powers three months ago, Western officials suggested on June 28, as US and Iranian officials said talks on a final accord would likely run past a June 30 deadline.

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H1 disbursement of FDI up 9.6%

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H1 disbursement of FDI up 9.6%

The disbursement of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Vietnam in the first half of the year reached US$6.3 billion, up 9.6% from a year ago.

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Image: Line dancing in Vietnam

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Image: Line dancing in Vietnam

Although Line dancing was introduced to Vietnam only some years ago, it is now becoming popular with Vietnamese youngsters.

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The 14 beauty queens of Vietnam

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The 14 beauty queens of Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - The first Miss Vietnam pageant was held 28 years ago. Vietnam has had 14 Miss Vietnam winners. Let’s review the lives of the 14 beauty queens.

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New York prison escapee killed by police, accomplice still at large

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New York prison escapee killed by police, accomplice still at large

Law enforcement officers on Friday shot and killed one of two prisoners who broke out of a maximum security prison in New York three weeks ago and were pursuing a second escapee near the Canadian border, authorities said.

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Vietnam's trade deficit seen at US$3.8 billion in first half

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Vietnam's trade deficit seen at US$3.8 billion in first half

Vietnam's trade deficit in the first half of this year could reach US$3.8 billion, swinging from a surplus in the same period a year ago, a local newspaper said on Friday.

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Vietnam's H1 actual FDI rises 9.6 pct y/y to $6.3 bln: govt

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Foreign investors have ploughed into Vietnam an estimated $6.3 billion in actual investment in the first half of this year, up 9.6 percent from a year ago, the Planning and Investment Ministry said on Friday.

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Superspreaders spawn Korea MERS outbreak that kills one in five

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Superspreaders spawn Korea MERS outbreak that kills one in five

South Korea’s MERS outbreak was fanned by three “superspreaders” and followed a pattern of transmission similar to the SARS epidemic more than a decade ago, researchers in Hong Kong found.

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China deploys drilling platform to East Vietnam Sea again for oil exploration

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China deploys drilling platform to East Vietnam Sea again for oil exploration

China has deployed its Haiyang Shiyou 981 oil drilling rig to the East Vietnam Sea again for oil and gas exploration, after removing it from the sea nearly a year ago, the Chinese Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) announced on Thursday.

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Major strides made by Vietnam on MDG agenda, but substantial unfinished business remains

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Major strides made by Vietnam on MDG agenda, but substantial unfinished business remains

Nearly 15 years ago, the global community, including Vietnam, rallied behind eight goals in the hopes of building a better and more prosperous world. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set measurable targets and a 2015 deadline for achieving them.

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