Japan to hold snap election on Dec 14

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Japan to hold snap election on Dec 14

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet officially set the vote for Dec 14, NHK public TV said, as he seeks to consolidate his grip on power.

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Thai civil servants receive more allowances

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VietnamPlus English 6 day(s) ago

The Thai government has adjusted increasing the cost of living allowance for state officials and employees in an attempt to narrow the salary gap between the public and private sectors and improve people’s living cost.

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BoJ keeps economic outlook despite Japan sinking into recession

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VietNam News English 7 day(s) ago

The Bank of Japan on Wednesday kept its view that Japan's economy was recovering, despite GDP data that showed the country had slipped into recession.

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Indonesia raises fuel prices to ease pressure on state budget

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Indonesia raises fuel prices to ease pressure on state budget

Indonesia has announced to raise subsidised petrol prices in an effort to ease the pressure on budget deficit and save for welfare sectors.

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Japan slips into surprise recession, paves way for tax delay, snap poll

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Japan slips into surprise recession, paves way for tax delay, snap poll

Japan's economy unexpectedly slipped into recession in the third quarter, setting the stage for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to delay an unpopular sales tax hike and call a snap election just two years after he took office.

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Japan mulls snap election next month: reports

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Japan could face snap elections next month, two years ahead of schedule, if Prime Minister Shinzo Abe moves to pump his public support by delaying another unpopular tax hike as the economic recovery slackens, media has said.

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Japan's Abe to postpone tax hike, call December election

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Japan's Abe to postpone tax hike, call December election

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will postpone a planned tax increase and call a general election for December, a newspaper said on Wednesday, in an effort to lock in his grip on power before his voter ratings suffer a slide.

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Vietnam to raise pensions, public sector wages by $1.55 billion

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Vietnam to raise pensions, public sector wages by $1.55 billion

Vietnam's National Assembly approved a financial package that will raise pension payments and welfare subsidies as well as the minimum wage for state employee, starting next year.

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Vietnam to raise pensions, public sector wages by $1.55 bil

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Vietnam to raise pensions, public sector wages by $1.55 bil

Vietnam's National Assembly approved a financial package that will raise pension payments and welfare subsidies as well as the minimum wage for state employee, starting next year.

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Minimum wage increased in all regions

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Minimum wage increased in all regions

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has just issued a new decree which will the increase minimum wage by VND250,000-400,000 (USD12-19) from January 2015.

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Vietnam approves minimum-wage hike of 15 percent in 2015

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Vietnam approves minimum-wage hike of 15 percent in 2015

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has given the go-ahead to the increase in Vietnam’s minimum monthly salary by between VND250,000-VND400,000 (US$12-$19) starting next year.

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Car import rockets up in October

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Imports of completely built up (CBU) cars highly increased to 7,000 ones worth US$150 million in October, up 76 percent in volume and 93 percent in value over the same period last year, reported the General Statistics Office.

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Dollar dips after mixed US jobs report

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Dollar dips after mixed US jobs report

The dollar weakened against other major currencies on Friday (Nov 7) after a mixed US jobs report did little to change expectations of a change in the Federal Reserve's interest rate outlook.

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Gold rebounds from ten-month low

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

The gold price in Vietnam slightly recovered to near VND35 million a tael (1.2 ounces) on November 7 after plummeting to a ten-month low on the previous day.

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A clear, fair roadmap needed

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

A clear, fair roadmap needed

The National Assembly is discussing the proposal of the Ministry of Finance on adjusted special consumption taxes (SCT) on alcohol, beer and tobacco. If it is approved, spirits will face the maximum hike of 15 percent since July 1 next year.

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