French firm denies $2bn commitment to Long Thanh airport claimed by Vietnam official

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VietnamNet English 8 hour(s) ago

French firm denies $2bn commitment to Long Thanh airport claimed by Vietnam official

A French company specializing in airport architecture and engineering has said it did not commit to providing US$2 billionfor a megaproject to build a new international airport outside of Ho Chi Minh City, as a local transport official claimed last week.

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Plan on developing shipbuilding industry approved

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Plan on developing shipbuilding industry approved

VGP - PM Nguyen Tan Dung has approved an action plan on developing the shipbuilding industry to realize Viet Nam’s industrialization strategy in the Viet Nam-Japan cooperation framework to 2020 with a vision to 2030.

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Singapore’s tourism revenues from Vietnam tourists top $616mn in 2013

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 10 hour(s) ago

Singapore’s tourism revenues from Vietnam tourists top $616mn in 2013

The Singaporean tourism industry generated more than half a billion U.S. dollars in revenue from Vietnamese tourists last year, and the number of visitors from this key market continues to soar, the Singapore Tourism Board said Thursday.

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Viet Nam jump to 136th in FIFA rankings

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VietNam News English 11 hour(s) ago

Viet Nam jump to 136th in FIFA rankings

Viet Nam have jumped six places to 136th in the International Federation of Football Association's (FIFA) rankings for October, despite not playing any matches last month.

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Semi-finalists decided in local cup

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VietnamNet English 13 hour(s) ago 2 related news

Semi-finalists decided in local cup

VietNamNet Bridge – Thanh Nien's U21s drew with Thailand's U21s 1-1 to send both teams through to the semi-finals of the Thanh Nien International Football Tournament last night, Oct 23.

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VNDirect makes a big profit from securities brokerage

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VietnamPlus English 14 hour(s) ago

VNDirect Securities Corporation has generated an after-tax profit of 43.3 billion VND (over 2 million USD) in the third quarter this year, 90 percent higher than the figure recorded in the same period last year.

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Christian Bale to play Apple's Steve Jobs

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Báo Đầu Tư English 15 hour(s) ago

Christian Bale to play Apple's Steve Jobs

The Apple inventor's storied life already has been rendered on the big screen in last year's drama Jobs starring Ashton Kutcher, which received lukewarm reviews.

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Semi-finalists decided in local cup

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VietNam News English 15 hour(s) ago 2 related news

Thanh Nien's U21s drew with Thailand's U21s 1-1 to send both teams through to the semi-finals of the Thanh Nien International Football Tournament last night.

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Can clothes really make the man?

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VietNam News English 16 hour(s) ago

Last week, Viet Nam News asked its readers for whether they believe the phrase bo ao khong lam nen thay tu, or "Clothes do not make the man," is true in Viet Nam and in their countries, given that many Vietnamese people rushed to buy the latest iPhone, even though some of them don't know how to use it. We also asked if such people suffer from commodity fetishism, which, it is argued, comes from a lack of confidence.

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Grandmaster Liem ties in Spice Cup

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VietNam News English 15 hour(s) ago 2 related news

Vietnamese top chess player Le Quang Liem tied with Canadian Razvan Preotu in the third round of the ongoing Spice Cup Open 2014 in Missouri in the United States.

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Market slump shocks investors

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VietNam News English 17 hour(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Market slump shocks investors

Shares slumped yesterday after last Wednesday's rally, surprising a wide range of investors.

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FPT revenue reaches $1.1b in first nine months

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VietNam News English 17 hour(s) ago

FPT Group's revenue in the first nine months reached VND24 trillion (US$1.14 billion), an increase of 21 per cent compared to the same period last year and over 8 per cent of the group's annual target, according to the group.

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Industrial production climbs in October

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VietNam News English 17 hour(s) ago

The country's index of industrial production (IIP) in October rose by 4.6 per cent against last month, the General Statistics Office (GSO) estimated.

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Gov’t changes mind about settling bad debts with state money

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VietnamNet English 17 hour(s) ago

Gov’t changes mind about settling bad debts with state money

VietNamNet Bridge – In a last-minute move, the government has decided not to settle bad debts with money from the state budget, which had been suggested by the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

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VietJetAir crew suspended landing on wrong runway

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 day(s) ago

VietJetAir crew suspended landing on wrong runway

VietJetAir has suspended two pilots who landed a passenger flight on the wrong end of the runway at a central Vietnamese airport last week despite air traffic controllers' correct instruction.

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