Strong GDP growth, low inflation forecast for ‘16

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Strong GDP growth, low inflation forecast for ‘16

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's gross domestic product (GDP) will likely grow 6.82 per cent this year, 0.12 percentage points higher than that predicted by the National Assembly last November in its resolution on the socio-economic development plan for 2016, the Centre Institute of Economic Management (CIEM) said.

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Consumer electronics likely to boom

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Consumer electronics likely to boom

The consumer electronics market is set for a strong period of growth with many new stores opening amid a revival after a downturn, industry insiders forecast.

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Zika likely to hit Vietnam

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Zika likely to hit Vietnam

The Ministry of Health has said the Zika virus might hit Vietnam as Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which transmit dengue fever, abound here in the nation.

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First U.S. Zika virus transmission reported, attributed to sex

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First U.S. Zika virus transmission reported, attributed to sex

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb 2 - The first known case of Zika virus transmission in the United States was reported in Texas on Tuesday by local health officials, who said it likely was contracted through sex and not a mosquito bite, a day after the World Health Organization declared an international public health emergency.

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In Vietnam, ATMs off for Tet earlier than cardholders

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In Vietnam, ATMs off for Tet earlier than cardholders

Do cross your fingers if you need to withdraw cash from ATMs today, as most of the machines in Vietnam’s big cities will likely greet you with an error message.

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Five arrested over California prison escapes

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Five arrested over California prison escapes

US officials on Wednesday arrested five people in connection with the escape of three inmates from a southern California prison nearly a week ago.

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Vietnam's e-commerce sales reach $4 billion in 2015

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Vietnam will likely see a strong rise in e-commerce this year after the relatively nascent industry posted an impressive revenue of US$4 billion, local media have reported, citing the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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Standard Chartered forecasts Vietnam’s GDP growth at 6.9 percent

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Standard Chartered forecasts Vietnam’s GDP growth at 6.9 percent

Standard Chartered Bank expects Vietnam’s GDP growth to accelerate to 6.9 percent in 2016, higher than its previous forecast of 6.6 percent driven by better construction activity and manufacturing strength amidst continued strength in FDI inflows.

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Vegetable supply for Tet holidays likely short in north, abundant in south

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Vegetable supply for Tet holidays likely short in north, abundant in south

It is peak time for farmers across the country to prepare vegetables for the approaching Tet holidays. While the supply source in the northern region might see a shortage as intensive cold fronts have damaged vast area, it has been abundant in the central and southern regions and the Central Highlands.

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Zika virus set to spread across Americas, spurring vaccine hunt

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Zika virus set to spread across Americas, spurring vaccine hunt

The mosquito-borne Zika virus, which has been linked to brain damage in thousands of babies in Brazil, is likely to spread to all countries in the Americas except for Canada and Chile, the World Health Organization said on Monday.

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Ocean warming 'underestimated', study finds

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Ocean warming 'underestimated', study finds

The amount of sea level rise that comes from the oceans warming and expanding has been underestimated, and is likely about twice as much as previously calculated.

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Vietnamese gangsters may be hiding California jail escapees

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Vietnamese gangsters may be hiding California jail escapees

Three prisoners who busted out of a high-security California jail using bed sheets to rappel from a roof are dangerous, likely armed and possibly being hidden by local Vietnamese gang members, law enforcement officials said Monday.

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EU security chiefs brace for more Islamist attacks

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EU security chiefs brace for more Islamist attacks

Islamic State and other militants are very likely to attempt big new attacks in Europe following those in Paris, the EU's police agency said on Monday, echoing previous warnings by senior security officials.

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Mixed forecast for stock market in 2016

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Mixed forecast for stock market in 2016

VietNamNet Bridge – Considering the effect of the rollercoaster year that was, including the crash of China’s stock market and the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike, Truc Doan, head of research at Viet Dragon Securities Company, talked to VIR’s Thanh Xuan about Vietnam’s market prospects in 2016.

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RoK businesses lead FDI in Vietnam

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RoK businesses lead FDI in Vietnam

(VOV) - Businesses headquartered in the Republic of Korea (RoK) registered US$6.7 billion of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Vietnam for calendar year 2015, bringing the cumulative investment since 1988 to US$44.9 billion.

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