High tariffs deliver a blow to wind energy

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High tariffs deliver a blow to wind energy

Foreign investors have shown a large appetite for wind power projects in Vietnam. However, in order to spur investment in the sector, there must be a more attractive tariff regime. Peter Cattelaens, project manager for GIZ/MoIT Up-Scaling of Wind Power in Vietnam, told VIR’s Thanh Van about his insight into the market and updates on the new feed-in-tariff (FiT).

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VNU to administer SAT Suite of Assessments in South East Asia

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VNU to administer SAT Suite of Assessments in South East Asia

Dr Sai Cong Hong, director of the Vietnam National University Test Centre, has announced the Centre has been notified it is the likely candidate to manage the SAT Suite of Assessments in South East Asia.

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Israel launches startup competition for women; Vietnamese encouraged to join

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Israel launches startup competition for women; Vietnamese encouraged to join

An international startup contest organized by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs is now open to applications by Vietnamese women.

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French journalist infiltrates jihadist cell for six months

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French journalist infiltrates jihadist cell for six months

A French journalist infiltrated a cell of would-be jihadists, filming them with a hidden camera as they plotted an attack in the name of the Islamic State group, before they were arrested, he told AFP.

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Circular tightens offshore borrowings

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Circular tightens offshore borrowings

A circular containing new regulations on offshore borrowing took effect on April 15, expanding the central bank’s control over offshore borrowings to short-term loans. Doan Tu Tich Phuoc, lawyer at Duy Long Legal LLC, provides some insight on the topic.

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China's foreign reserves post first rise in five months

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China's foreign reserves post first rise in five months

China reversed four months of declines in its giant foreign exchange reserves in March, the central bank said Thursday, as the flood of money leaving the country eased.

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New contemporary art space inaugurates in Ho Chi Minh City

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New contemporary art space inaugurates in Ho Chi Minh City

A new contemporary art center, considered the biggest of its kind in Ho Chi Minh City, was inaugurated on Friday, providing a new playground for local enthusiasts.

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Industry leaders gather for real estate market conference

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Industry leaders gather for real estate market conference

The first annual Real Estate Market & Outlook Conference 2016 (REMOC2016) will launch on Friday, April 1, at the Phnom Penh Hotel from 8:30am until 5:00pm, with a host of local and regional industry leaders giving their insight on the state of the Cambodian real estate market. Post Property caught up with the speakers of REMOC2016 to get their views on the climate of current and future property market prospects.

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Damco expects FTA export surge

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Damco expects FTA export surge

Vietnam’s export activities saw continued growth in 2015, and the many free trade agreements that the country has signed will further boost these activities for this year and the years to come. Marco Civardi, area managing director for Damco Vietnam/Cambodia, spoke to VIR’s Hoang Anh about how Damco was preparing to take advantage of these trade pacts, while also sharing his insight into Vietnam’s logistics sector.

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Exhibition presents German inventions

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Exhibition presents German inventions

An Interactive exhibition titled “Inventions from Germany” demonstrating groundbreaking German inventions across scientific disciplines opened at Hanoi Polytechnic University on March 2.

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Hoi An to host Vietnam-Asia silk festival

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VOV News English 4 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Hoi An to host Vietnam-Asia silk festival

(VOV) - A Vietnam-Asia silk festival set to take place on March 28-29 will be a major cultural highlight of myriad of events celebrating the 41st anniversary of Hoi An City.

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Insight: Electric vehicle sales fall far short of Obama goal

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Insight: Electric vehicle sales fall far short of Obama goal

Back in 2008, with gas prices averaging nearly $4 a gallon, President Barack Obama set a goal of getting one million plug-in electric vehicles on the roads by 2015.

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Exhibition tells stories about former Party leaders

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VOV News English 4 month(s) ago

Exhibition tells stories about former Party leaders

Nearly 200 photos, documents and objects capturing the life and revolutionary cause of five former Party General Secretaries are being introduced to the public at an exhibition in the Hanoi-based Hoa Lo prison.

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Exhibition provides insight into CPV

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Exhibition provides insight into CPV

(VOV) - An exhibition featuring the foundation and development of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) opened in Hanoi on January 15 as part of activities welcoming the 12th National Party Congress.

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Vietnamese children aspire to become doctors, teachers

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VOV News English 4 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Vietnamese children aged 7-14 chose the profession of doctor as their top career choice in the annual children's career survey conducted by Adecco Vietnam, a subsidiary of one of the world's largest human resources companies.

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