Vietnam’s timber industry faces Chinese threat

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Vietnam’s timber industry faces Chinese threat

Local wood companies voiced their concerns at a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday over Chinese firms now exporting their timber products under Vietnamese labels.

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Small rain still causes flood

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Small rain still causes flood

A small- scale rain lasted less than an hour causing flood on many roads and urban areas in suburban districts of Ho Chi Minh yesterday evening.
Small rain causes flood on the city district. (Photo:SGGP)

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Clearing US technical trade hurdles

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Clearing US technical trade hurdles

With the total volume of agriculture imports reaching $117 billion annually, the US market is any exporters’ dream market. However, fierce competition and technical requirements are hurdles to be overcome for any prospective exporters approaching this market.

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Improved partnership brings trade bonanza

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Improved partnership brings trade bonanza

Trade is one of the keystones of the comprehensive partnership between the US and Vietnam. Bilateral trade has grown from nothing on the day Vietnam and the US normalised their diplomatic ties nearly 21 years ago to $41 billion in 2015. Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh shared his thoughts with VIR’s Thanh Huong on the two countries’ current relations and future co-operation prospects, particularly after the enforcement of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

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China's anti-graft agency investigates Jiangsu province deputy governor

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A deputy governor of the wealthy eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu is being investigated for suspected graft, the country's main corruption-fighting body said on Monday.

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Australia police use pepper spray as nationalists clash with anti-racism protesters

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Australia police use pepper spray as nationalists clash with anti-racism protesters

Australian police used pepper spray to break up clashes between rightwing nationalists and anti-racism protesters on the streets of Melbourne on Saturday as Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said eliminating racism was still a "work in progress".

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Signs of recovery despite French strikes

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President Francois Hollande warned anti-reform protesters that he would not let them strangle the economy as a stand-off with unions deepens. But despite waves of strikes and demonstrations, French households are finally turning more optimistic as consumer confidence surged to its highest level since October 2007.

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Vietnam should stop printing big banknotes to curb corruption: police official

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Vietnam should stop printing big banknotes to curb corruption: police official

A Vietnamese police official believes making money less portable could help combat corruption.

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Experts promote innovative anti-corruption measures

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Experts promote innovative anti-corruption measures

Corruption has become so sophisticated that cash-stuffed envelopes now seem out-dated, with some people apparently believing it is more economical to give gold bars instead.

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Korea’s corruption fight faces backlash for being too strict

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Korea’s corruption fight faces backlash for being too strict

Just months before South Korea implements its strictest-ever law against corruption and bribery, a backlash is brewing among critics who argue that tough limits on accepting meals and gifts may weigh on the economy.

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Vietnamese steel unit of Taiwan’s Formosa under scrutiny

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Vietnamese steel unit of Taiwan’s Formosa under scrutiny

The steel unit of Taiwan's Formosa Plastics Group in the north-central Vietnamese province of Ha Tinh has been placed under close scrutiny from anti-transfer pricing and tax evasion agencies, following a number of repeated tax violations.

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U.S. panel launches trade secret theft probe into China steel

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U.S. panel launches trade secret theft probe into China steel

The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Thursday it launched an investigation into complaints by United States Steel Corp that Chinese competitors stole its secrets and fixed prices, in the latest trade spat between the two countries.

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Vietnamese steel unit of Taiwan’s Formosa under scrutiny over systematic tax violations

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Vietnamese steel unit of Taiwan’s Formosa under scrutiny over systematic tax violations

The steel unit of Taiwan's Formosa Plastics Group in the north-central Vietnamese province of Ha Tinh has been placed under close scrutiny from anti-transfer pricing and tax evasion agencies, following a number of repeated tax violations.

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Ho Chi Minh City needs over $4 billion to tackle flooding

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Ho Chi Minh City needs over $4 billion to tackle flooding

Ho Chi Minh City needs a large amount of money to fix its flooding problem since it was designed for two million people but the population has surged to more than 10 million, experts said at a conference on the issue Tuesday.

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Venezuela's armed forces are political too

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Venezuela's armed forces are political too

Venezuela's armed forces, which are conducting exercises against perceived internal and external threats, hold immense power in the government of President Nicolas Maduro and notably have interests in the vital oil sector.

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