U.S. firm explores more power projects

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U.S. firm explores more power projects

VietNamNet Bridge – AES Corporation of the United States is mulling plans to get involved in more power projects in Vietnam following its investment in the Mong Duong 2 power station, a major build-operate-transfer (BOT) project in Vietnam.

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Vietnam's gold demand falls 29 percent as local prices remain high

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Vietnam's gold demand falls 29 percent as local prices remain high

Vietnam's gold bar consumption accounted for 56.4 tons in 2014, a fall of 33 percent from 2013. Photo: Dao Ngoc Thach

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Vietnam doctors hold their breath as Tet drinking likely to increase traffic crashes

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Vietnam doctors hold their breath as Tet drinking likely to increase traffic crashes

Traffic accidents are expected to rise significantly during the Tet Lunar New Year holiday due to increasing traffic and alcohol consumption, doctors have warned.

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Ministries debate rice stockpiling plan

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Ministries debate rice stockpiling plan

Ministries of Agriculture and Rural Development, Industry and Trade, and Finance; the State Bank of Vietnam; and Vietnam Food Association met to discuss rice stockpiling plan for winter spring crop this year in the Mekong Delta.

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Off the wagon: Vietnam's binge-drinking problem

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Off the wagon: Vietnam's binge-drinking problem

A scantily clad DJ gyrates to ear-splitting music as the crowd of drinkers orders more towers of lager: welcome to The Hangover, one of a new crop of 'beer clubs' raising concerns about Vietnam's drinking culture.

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Alcohol poisoning reported on the rise

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The Poison Control Centre at the country's largest hospital, Bach Mai in Hanoi, has received many alcohol poisoning patients in the days leading up to Tet, said centre director Nguyen Kim Son.

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'Beer clubs' fuel Vietnam's binge-drinking problem

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'Beer clubs' fuel Vietnam's binge-drinking problem

A scantily clad DJ gyrates to ear-splitting music as the crowd of drinkers orders more towers of lager: welcome to The Hangover, one of a new crop of “beer clubs” raising concerns about Vietnam’s drinking culture.

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Consumption of gold in Vietnam falls sharply

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Consumption of gold in Vietnam falls sharply

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam spent nearly $603 million on 15.6 tons of gold in the fourth quarter of 2014, down 13% compared to the same period in 2013, falling by two spots to ninth in the world for gold sales.

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WGC: Vietnam is world's seventh largest gold consumer

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WGC: Vietnam is world's seventh largest gold consumer

The World Gold Council (WGC) ranked Vietnam as the world's seventh largest gold consumer last year, with 69.1 tonnes worth US$2.817 billion, a year-on-year decrease of 29% in volume and 36% in value.

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WGC: Vietnam is world's seventh largest gold consumer

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WGC: Vietnam is world's seventh largest gold consumer

(VOV) - The World Gold Council (WGC) ranked Vietnam as the world's seventh largest gold consumer last year, with 69.1 tonnes worth US$2.817 billion, a year-on-year decrease of 29% in volume and 36% in value.

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Rising meat consumption attracts big names to expo

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Rising meat consumption attracts big names to expo

The biennial Food & Hotel Viet Nam, the country's leading international food and hospitality trade show to be held in April, has attracted big-name meat exporters from around the world wanting to tap this growing market.

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Rising meat consumption attracts big names to expo

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

The biennial Food & Hotel Viet Nam, the country's leading international food and hospitality trade show to be held in April, has attracted big-name meat exporters from around the world wanting to tap this growing market.

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Demand for processed products, confectionary surges before Tet

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

The consumption of processed food and confectionary has started rising dramatically a week before the Lunar New Year festival (Tet).

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Gold prices remain stable ahead of Tet

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago 2 related news

Domestic gold prices are currently hovering at a low of 35 million VND per tael, in contrast with previous years when people used to flock to jewellery stores ahead of Tet.

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Sliding oil prices to have ‘barbell impact': ANZ

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Sliding oil prices to have ‘barbell impact': ANZ

Viet Nam is likely to see a ‘barbell impact' from falling oil prices, ANZ Bank economists Eugenia Victorino and Glenn Maguire said in a recent report.

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