Workers and businesses alike warn against Vietnam's planned minimum wage hike

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 day(s) ago

Workers and businesses alike warn against Vietnam's planned minimum wage hike

A proposed wage hike should be carefully considered to ensure it doesn't hamper Vietnam's competitiveness, FDI flows or job creation. Photo: Diep Duc Minh

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Agro-forestry-fishery exports hike up in eight months

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Agro-forestry-fishery exports hike up in eight months

Vietnam’s agro-forestry-fishery exports in the first eight months of 2014 climbed 11.9 percent from a year earlier to 20.22 billion USD, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

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New minimum wage raises insurance and production costs, businesses complain

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

New minimum wage raises insurance and production costs, businesses complain

VietNamNet Bridge – This year’s minimum-wage hike has met opposition from many in the business community.

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A toll hike turns neighbor against neighbor

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Bloomberg’s Haslinda Amin reports on the spat between Singapore and Malaysia over fees they charge vehicles crossing a vital link between the two nations. She speaks to Angie Lau on “First Up.”

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City eyes 50% hike in preferential loans to firms

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

HCM City, which has already almost achieved its full-year target for preferential lending to enterprises, is seeking to increase the number by half, a conference heard yesterday .

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Export rice prices reach two year high

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Export rice prices reach two year high

Over the last two weeks, businesses have sped up purchase of summer autumn rice in the Mekong Delta sending export prices to highest level in the last two years.

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Vietnam chemical giant calls on import duty hike to help subsidiaries

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Vietnam chemical giant calls on import duty hike to help subsidiaries

A state-run Vietnamese chemical giant is under criticism from local fertilizer makers for its recent call on the Ministry of Finance to increase import duties on several fertilizer products, a proposal reportedly only meant to recover some of its loss-making subsidiaries, while affecting millions of farmers.

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Vietnam's petrol prices remain high despite global dip

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Vietnam's petrol prices remain high despite global dip

Oil and gas prices in Vietnam’s major import market, Singapore, hit their lowest point in July last week, right around the same time they were peaking at home.

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National July CPI only increases 0.23%

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National July CPI only increases 0.23%

VGP – The national Consumer Price Index (CPI) in July increased 0.23% against the previous month and 4.94% year on year.

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Vietnam’s seven-month inflation hits 13-year low

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Vietnam’s seven-month inflation hits 13-year low

Vietnam’s inflation rate in the first seven months of this year rose 1.62 percent, the lowest rate ever recorded in the last 13 years, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

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Country’s CPI increases 0.23 percent in July

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Country’s CPI increases 0.23 percent in July

Vietnam’s Consumer Price Index in July increased 0.23 percent over last month, which is much higher than that in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, reported the General Statistics Office of Vietnam on July 24.

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HN: July CPI up 0.18%

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HN: July CPI up 0.18%

VGP – Ha Noi’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) in July increased 0.18% against the previous month and up 6.39% compared to the same period last year, according to the city’s General Statistics Office.

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Exchange rate hike pays modest gains

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Businesses say the appreciation of the US dollar by the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) in June has positively affected their businesses, although the benefits remain modest.

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Exchange rate hike pays modest gains

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Exchange rate hike pays modest gains

Businesses say the appreciation of the US dollar by the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) in June has positively affected their businesses, although the benefits remain modest.

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Steel sector projects 12 per cent growth

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The domestic steel sector is expected to grow at just around 10 to 12 per cent this year, as consumption from July to December would not be high.

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