Vietnam ministry considers pulling plug on Hong Kong pulp mill

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Vietnam ministry considers pulling plug on Hong Kong pulp mill

The Ministry of Industry and Trade is poised to file a proposal to the government, calling on it to suspend the construction of a Hong Kong-invested pulp mill in southern Vietnam over the negative environmental effects it may cause.

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Vietnam province pulls plug on problematic oil refinery

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Vietnam province pulls plug on problematic oil refinery

Authorities in Binh Dinh Province in central Vietnam have canceled a US$22 billion oil refinery citing environmental concerns and the fact they could not agree to many demands by the foreign investors.

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More investors plug in to Kingdom’s online growth

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More investors plug in to Kingdom’s online growth

Cambodia's fixed-line internet services market continues to attract new players despite limited infrastructure and a crowded playing field, new data show.

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'Not on the same page': Brexit poses threat to British universities

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'Not on the same page': Brexit poses threat to British universities

Britain's vote to leave the European Union has left the country's universities with a problem to solve -- how to plug a funding gap and maintain prestige if the flood of students from across the EU slows to a trickle.

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Provinces urged to carefully assess FDI projects before licensing

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Provinces urged to carefully assess FDI projects before licensing

The recent decision by Binh Dinh Province to cancel the license for a long-delayed trucks parts plant has flagged the need to carefully assess FDI projects before licensing them.

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Global sales of Toyota hybrids surpass nine million

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Global sales of Toyota hybrids surpass nine million

The cumulative figures for global sales of Toyota’s hybrid vehicles reached 9.014 million units as of April 30, according to the company.

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Low prices pull the plug on renewable power goal

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Low prices pull the plug on renewable power goal

Vietnam is unlikely to reach its target for the development of renewable energy in the nation’s revised power master plan, as low electricity prices are turning off domestic and foreign investors.

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Vietnam suspends 2 more adventure spots, a month after fatal accidents of foreigners

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Vietnam suspends 2 more adventure spots, a month after fatal accidents of foreigners

Authorities in Lam Dong have pulled the plug on two adventure game venues over safety reasons, one month after four foreign tourists died in two separate accidents in the Central Highlands province.

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Europe needs to plug data gaps to track militants: German police head

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Europe needs to plug data gaps to track militants: German police head

Europe should set up a transnational data network to keep better track of Islamist militants who may have returned from Iraq and Syria, the head of German police said on Saturday.

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2 Vietnamese jailed in Singapore for burgling $350,000 in cash

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2 Vietnamese jailed in Singapore for burgling $350,000 in cash

Two Vietnamese were sentenced to four and a half years in jail each in Singapore Thursday for breaking into a wholesale center and stealing 500,000 Singapore dollars, or nearly US$350,000, last January.

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Thai energy giants hope to plug into national power grid

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Thai energy giants hope to plug into national power grid

Two Thai firms, Ratch Co., Ltd and Country Group Holdings, are seeking investment opportunities to fill gaps in power projects in Vietnam.

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Hanoi pulls the plug on small taxi firms

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Hanoi pulls the plug on small taxi firms

According to Hanoi Transport Department, from January 31, 2016, city-based taxicab firms having less than 50 taxis in their fleet shall see their passenger transport licenses as well as the ‘Taxi Hanoi’ insignia revoked.

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Insight: Electric vehicle sales fall far short of Obama goal

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Insight: Electric vehicle sales fall far short of Obama goal

Back in 2008, with gas prices averaging nearly $4 a gallon, President Barack Obama set a goal of getting one million plug-in electric vehicles on the roads by 2015.

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Foreign automakers aim to plug into China

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China's determination to tackle the cloud of pollution may mean a silver lining for foreign auto makers. Falling battery prices, greater investment in infrastructure and more subsidies for clean technology are likely to raise the popularity of electric vehicles. Bloomberg Intelligence's Steve Man discusses the industry on "First Up."

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Google CEO met with Flappy Bird developer at Hanoi street stall

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Google CEO met with Flappy Bird developer at Hanoi street stall

Google CEO Sundar Pichai had tea with Flappy Bird developer Nguyen Ha Dong at a small drink stall on Nha Chung Street in Hanoi on December 22 as part of the Google PR efforts in Vietnam.

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