Garbage-collection groups in HCM City accused of extortion

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VietnamNet English 2 day(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – To get the right to collect garbage in some certain areas, the owners of garbage-collection cooperatives have to pay billions of dong to buy the “areas” from their predecessors. To offset these payments, they then charge local households high collection fees.

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Steel producers boost sales in home market

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Local cold-rolled steel makers have been boosting their sales in the domestic market to offset a decline in outbound sales caused by the recent anti-dumping accusations, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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Hanoi eyes Japanese tourism market

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

Hanoi eyes Japanese tourism market

(VOV) - The capital city is tailoring its marketing plan, aiming at making a concerted effort to increase Japanese tourism to offset the reduction of Chinese tourists stemming from the East Sea dispute.

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Tourism industry to tap markets overseas

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Tourism industry to tap markets overseas

(VOV) - Vietnam’s tourism industry has been actively courting the tourism markets in Russia, the Republic of Korea and Japan to offset the decline in Chinese tourists stemming from the East Sea dispute.

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World Bank sees 'flat' growth for developing countries

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World Bank sees 'flat' growth for developing countries

The World Bank lowered its 2014 growth forecasts for the global economy Tuesday, but said advanced economies' rebound from a rough start would help offset stagnation in developing countries.

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Rice exports off target in April

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Rice exports off target in April

(VOV) - Vietnam failed to meet a target of shipping abroad 700,000 tonnes of rice in April – a key month for rice export, according to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).

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Singapore PM encourages companies to venture overseas

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong encouraged small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to venture overseas with the Government’s help at the Malay-Muslim Business Conference held in Singapore on May 7.

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Industrial production sees recovery

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Industrial production sees recovery

The industrial production index rose by 5.4 percent in the first four months, in the process achieving a 0.6 percent year-on-year growth, the Ministry of Industry and Trade told a meeting in Hanoi on May 5.

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World Bank maintains East Asia growth at 7.1 per cent

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

The World Bank said on Monday developing countries in East Asia will grow 7.1 per cent in 2014 as they benefit from a stabilising global economy and withstand the impact of US stimulus cuts.

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ADB sees steady growth for developing Asia

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ADB sees steady growth for developing Asia

Developing Asia will extend its steady economic growth in 2014 as higher demand from recovering advanced economies will be dampened somewhat by moderating growth in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.

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ADB forecasts slight growth in Vietnam's GDP

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ADB forecasts slight growth in Vietnam's GDP

The Asian Development Bank today forecast that Viet Nam's GDP growth would rise slightly to reach 5.6 per cent in 2014 and 5.8 per cent in 2015.

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EVN to replant 9,660 hectares of forest in hydropower projects

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

EVN to replant 9,660 hectares of forest in hydropower projects

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) will have to replant around 9,660 hectares of forest to compensate for the areas of forest it has chopped down to make room for its hydropower plants.

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New fuel price hike applied

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New fuel price hike applied

The Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petroleum) said that the fuel price has just increased by VND70-200 per litre beginning March 19.

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British budget set to mark election battle lines

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

Britain's finance minister George Osborne will on Wednesday spell out his government's spending plans for the coming year, with another dose of austerity likely to be offset by some tax perks.

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Honda Vietnam head promoted, to leave Vietnam

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Honda Vietnam head promoted, to leave Vietnam

General director of Honda Vietnam Masayuki Igrashi is being promoted and will leave Vietnam after two years leading Vietnam’s biggest motorcycle manufacturer.

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