Imports edge out local produce

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago

Imports edge out local produce

Imported fruit has become increasingly prevalent on supermarket shelves despite being between three times to five times more expensive than domestic produce.

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Foodpanda gets $60m infusion to expand market

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

Food delivery company foodpanda and its affiliated brands hellofood and Delivery Club have received US$60 million worth of funding from a group of investors to expand operations in promising markets, including Viet Nam.

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VN edge El Salvador at chess Olympiad

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago 1 related news

Viet Nam beat El Salvador 4-0 in the final round of the Olympiad world chess team championships which concluded in Tromso, Norway, yesterday.

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First hybrid rice R&D station opens in Red River delta

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First hybrid rice R&D station opens in Red River delta

A Swiss-invested hybrid rice research and development (R&D) station was inaugurated in the Red River Delta province of Nam Dinh on August 14, becoming the first of its kind in Vietnam under the management of an international group.

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Lightbridge CEO on Vietnam's nuclear energy plans

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 day(s) ago

Lightbridge Corp. Chief Executive Officer Seth Grae talks about his company's agreement with Vietnam to advise the Southeast Asian country on its nuclear power program. He speaks with Rishaad Salamat on Bloomberg Television's "Asia Edge."

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Rubber industry needs to improve competitiveness

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam ranked the world's third largest natural rubber producer and the fourth largest exporter following Thailand , Indonesia and Malaysia in 2013. Currently, when the rubber supply exceeds the demand, Vietnam needs to enhance the competitive edge to be able to maintain its rank in the global market, the Vietnam Business Forum Magazine (VBF) reported.

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Amazon blocks pre-orders of Disney DVDs

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Bloomberg’s David Ingles reports on the world’s largest web retailer keeping certain items from consumers to put pressure on its venders for more control over pricing online. He speaks to Angie Lau and Rishaad Salamat on “Asia Edge.”

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Three die in coach accident

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Three people died and 14 others were injured after a coach crashed into the edge of a mountain in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong yesterday.

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CPI for August to inch up 0.2%

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago

CPI for August to inch up 0.2%

(VOV) -Despite the two petrol price hikes, the consumer price index (CPI) for July rose 0.23% over June, and the CPI for August is forecast to edge up 0.2% compared to July.

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West expands sanctions on Russia

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JPMorgan Asset Management Global Market Strategist Geoff Lewis discusses the fighting in Ukraine and the new sanctions against Russia with Angie Lau on Bloomberg Television’s “Asia Edge.”

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4,000 Thai workers to be moved out of Gaza Strip

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

The Thai Embassy in Israel is prepared to move over 4,000 Thai workers away from the Gaza Strip in order to ensure their safety.

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NASA's flying observatory: Not a kid's telescope

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

NASA'S flying observatory lets scientists reach the edge of the atmosphere to look at the stars. The heavily-modified Boeing 747 carries an ultra-powerful telescope that captures images neither satellites in space nor telescopes on the ground can achieve. The program was almost axed due to cuts in NASA's budget, but was salvaged by a $70 million House allocation. Bloomberg looks at NASA's SOFIA.

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Industry failed to keep pace with innovation: Yoran

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

RSA Senior Vice President Amit Yoran discusses the growth of cyber crimes and cyber espionage and how companies are too reliant on traditional methods of security. He speaks to Rishaad Salamat on Bloomberg Television’s “Asia Edge.”

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McDonald's earnings edge lower on tepid global sales

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McDonald's earnings edge lower on tepid global sales

McDonald's on Tuesday said profit slipped in the second quarter amid fairly flat global sales as it pledged to take action against any wrongdoing in an Asian food safety scare.

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Canada supports Vietnam’s agriculture restructuring

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development has approved a 500,000 CAD (468,000 USD) support package to facilitate Vietnam’s agricultural restructuring scheme for the 2013-2020 period.

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