Public debt ceiling set at 65 percent of GDP for 2016-2018

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SaiGon GP English 21 hour(s) ago

Vietnam is targeting keeping public debt, comprising central government debt, government-backed loans, and local government debt, below 65 percent of GDP between 2016 and 2018.

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'Personal flying machine' manufacturer plans deliveries this year

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 day(s) ago

WASHINGTON: A Silicon Valley "flying car" startup, Kitty Hawk, reportedly backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, released a video on Monday (Apr 24) of its airborne prototype and announced plans for deliveries of a "personal flying machine" this year.

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Britain set for snap election in Brexit shadow

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Báo Đầu Tư English 7 day(s) ago

LONDON: British lawmakers on Wednesday (Apr 19) overwhelmingly backed Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap election, paving the way for a June vote she hopes will give her a "mandate to complete Brexit".

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Vietnam transport ministry rejects proposed floor price for airfares

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport has officially commented on a proposal backed by two local airlines that minimum price be set for domestic airfares, saying for no reason should carriers be stopped from competing on cheap tickets.

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EU to end mobile roaming charges in June

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago

STRASBOURG, France: The EU will abolish mobile phone roaming charges from Jun 15 following a vote in the European Parliament on Thursday (Apr 6).

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Turkish army says 71 Kurd fighters killed in Syria in last week

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

The Turkish military said on Friday 71 members of a Kurdish militia had been killed in Syria in the last week in what appeared to mark an escalation of clashes with the U.S.-backed YPG group vying for control of areas along Turkey's border.

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Republican backlash over Trump-backed healthcare bill

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump faced mounting concern from fellow Republicans on Tuesday (Mar 7) over their party's plan to replace Obamacare, with conservatives warning the bill was too similar to existing controversial healthcare law.

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Anti-IS assaults gain ground in Iraq and Syria

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Iraqi forces advanced in west Mosul and fighters in neighbouring Syria seized a key supply route to Raqa Monday, as twin US-backed offensives gained ground against the Islamic State group.

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Tens of thousands flee clashes between Syria army, IS

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Tens of thousands of Syrian civilians have fled ferocious fighting between Russian-backed regime forces and Islamic State group jihadists over the past week in the country's ravaged north.

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Nearly 90% of sidewalk-blocking beer bars in Hanoi backed by police: chairman

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

About 87 percent of sidewalk beer bars in Hanoi, whose operations often occupy the pavements, are covertly abetted by local police officers, hindering ongoing efforts to reclaim the public space, the city’s chairman Nguyen Duc Chung has asserted.

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Iraqi forces push deeper into west Mosul

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Iraqi forces backed by jets and helicopters battled jihadists inside west Mosul on Saturday but still faced a tough and potentially protracted battle to retake the Islamic State group's bastion.

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Call for police investigation into football referee penalty debacle

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Long An FC's chairman, Vo Thanh Nhien has backed his team and said he would ask the criminal police department to investigate the referee Nguyen Trong Thu after his team were left on the end of a controversial 5-2 defeat, triggered by a weak 80th minute penalty decision.

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6 killed in Ukraine; Putin says Ukraine seeking US support

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago 2 related news

Salvos of artillery shook eastern Ukraine on Thursday, the fifth day of escalated fighting between government troops and Russia-backed separatist rebels. Two Ukrainian troops were killed overnight and 10 others wounded, the government said, while rebels said one of their fighters was killed.

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HSBC: Manufacturing in the lead for Vietnam's economy

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Backed by a strong end of year with 2016’s fourth quarter GDP growth of 6.8 per cent and a growth rate of 6.2 per cent for the whole year, the primary driver of Vietnam’s robust economic expansion is manufacturing, HSBC wrote in its latest report.

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Moody's reaches $864 mn settlement over subprime ratings

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Ratings agency Moody's has agreed to pay nearly $864 million in a settlement with the US authorities over its inflated ratings of risky mortgage securities that contributed to prompting the 2008 global financial crisis, the Justice Department said Friday.

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