Photos: Super cars appear in Saigon

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Photos: Super cars appear in Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge – Special editions of Maybach 62S, Rolls-Royce Phantom, Drophead Coupe, and Bentley GTC Speed were on display at an auto exhibition in HCM City last week.

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VN lowers child poverty rate

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Since 2011, Viet Nam has lowered the child poverty rate by two per cent annually, increased vaccination coverage in infants to 90 per cent and continued to provide help to children in difficult circumstances.

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IMF downgrades global economic outlook

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

The IMF lowered its economic growth projections for the third time this year, warning of weakness in core eurozone countries as well as Japan and emerging markets like Brazil.

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World Bank cuts forecast for Vietnam's economic growth

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

World Bank cuts forecast for Vietnam's economic growth

Sandeep Mahajan, head economist at the World Bank Office in Vietnam, said that economic growth would likely be only 5.4% this year, missing the government's target of 5.8%.

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Thailand may see sharp decline in international travellers

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

The number of foreign visitors to Thailand this year may drop by 15-20 percent as the martial law still remains in effect which could cause the tourism revenue falling by 20-30 percent from last year.

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Thai exporters forecast negative export growth for 2014

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Thailand' exporters have again lowered their export projection for this year in another addition to 0.25 percent, declining from the previous forecast of 1.6 percent expansion due to the weak recovery of global economic growth.

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Service prices soar despite steady power supply on Vietnam’s Ly Son Island

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Service prices soar despite steady power supply on Vietnam’s Ly Son Island

Bad news for visitors to Ly Son Island off the coast of central Vietnam: although the island has been connected to the national grid, this does not necessarily mean service prices have been lowered.

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Bank of Thailand projects 1.5 percent growth

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

The Bank of Thailand (BoT) has projected the growth of the gross domestic product (GDP) this year at around 1.5 percent despite export and tourism sectors still not yet recovering.

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Typhoon shuts down Hong Kong with strong winds, rain

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 3 related news

Hong Kong was shuttered on Tuesday as a powerful typhoon swept past the city, bringing strong winds and rain that caused flight disruptions and forced the closure of the stock market and container ports.

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South East Asia’s economies grow at lower pace

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

South East Asia’s economies grow at lower pace

The Kuala Lumpur-based RHB Research Institute has lowered its economic forecast for the ASEAN-5, comprising of Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines, from 4.7 percent to 4.3 percent in 2014.

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Speed limit lowered on City-Trung Luong hwy

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Concern in Australia over Japan sub fleet plan

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Concern in Australia over Japan sub fleet plan

Opposition politicians and industry groups in Australia demanded clarity from the government Tuesday over reports that it could buy a new submarine fleet from Japan rather than build them at home.

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Opportunities for Vietnamese exporters to Brazil

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnamese exporters have the chance for expanding markets to Brazil as its government has temporarily lowered import tax to 2 percent from 16 percent on 250 types of goods.

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Banks lower deposit rates en mass

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Banks lower deposit rates en mass

Several large Vietnamese banks have decided to lower deposit interest rates by 0.1-0.5% for VND accounts for the last months of 2014.

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Fuel prices cut for the third time

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Fuel prices cut for the third time

Petrol wholesalers have lowered their fuel prices by as much as VND600 per litre at the request of the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Industry and Trade on August 18.

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