Phnom Penh steadily climbs up the ranks of most expensive APAC cities to live in

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Phnom Penh has been declared only marginally cheaper than Bangkok and Jakarta for expats to live in.

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Over VND44 billion to build National Space Museum

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

Knowledge about space science will be disseminated widely to the public in Vietnam, particularly younger generations, with a VND44.2 billion (roughly US$2 million) National Space Museum to be put into operation in December 2017.

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A guide to Vietnam’s fast, furious Ho Chi Minh City

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A guide to Vietnam’s fast, furious Ho Chi Minh City

If a city’s fortunes can be judged by the number of cranes dotting its landscape, Ho Chi Minh City has high hopes. Posters stuck to construction sites advertise lavish apartment blocks and landscaped shopping malls under development. A metro system, currently being built, promises comprehensive public transport at last. Change is in the air—and the city’s exceptionally youthful population, over half of whom are younger than 35, are leading the way.

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Indochina Capital breaks new ground

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Indochina Capital breaks new ground

Veteran American investor Peter Ryder reveals the ongoing development plan of Indochina Capital in Vietnam while reflecting on more than 20 years of investing in this country with insight into changes brought about by

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TNS reviews 20 years of growth in Vietnam

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TNS reviews 20 years of growth in Vietnam

TNS Vietnam has released a special report to review 20 years of growth in Vietnam, in celebration of two decades of tracking and providing insight into Vietnamese consumers by the market research firm.

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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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