Vietnam imported 110 tons of gold last year: report

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Vietnam’s gold imports totaled 110 tons last year, higher than the annual amounts imported in previous years, news website Saigon Times said, citing data from the World Gold Council.

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Smartphone domestic sales see strong growth in 2013

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Sales of smartphones on the domestic market grew strongly last year, especially in December, the Saigon Times Daily quoted industry players as saying.

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ACB grants scholarships to Danang students

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SaigonTimes English 3 month(s) ago

ACB grants scholarships to Danang students

Asia Commercial Bank (ACB) and the Saigon Times Foundation (STF) under the Saigon Times Group earlier this week handed over scholarships to 11 students at universities in Danang.

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Saigonese welcome New Year 2014

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SaigonTimes English 3 month(s) ago

Locals and foreigners in HCMC had a great night bringing in the New Year of 2014. Here are some snapshots by - The Saigon Times Daily reporters Hong Phuc, Kinh Luan and Quoc Hung, and contributor David Wicker at numerous countdown events in town.

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Number of SOEs in Vietnam halved after 13 years

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The number of State-owned enterprises – with State ownership from 50 percent to 100 percent - had been halved to 3,135 as of January 2013 compared to 5,759 enterprises by 2000, the Saigon Times said, quoting sources from the General Statistics Office’s Industrial Statistics Department.

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"Notre Dame de Paris" to rejuvenate in southern spring

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"Notre Dame de Paris" (Thang gu nha tho Duc Ba) opera, which has taken its composer Huy Tien almost 30 years to perfect, will hit Ho Chi Minh City stage next month, according the Saigon Times Daily.

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Vietnamese software firms to boost recruitment

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Software outsourcing companies will have strong demand for manpower in 2014 as outsourcing orders are expected to pile up, industry players have been quoted by the Saigon Times Daily as saying.

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Economists expect a brighter 2014, ask state to maintain support

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Though they expect the ongoing economic slump to ease next year, analysts say the government’s continued support for businesses will be the key to recovery, news website Saigon Times reported.

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Bosch Vietnam’s VND200 mil. for city students

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Bosch Vietnam’s VND200 mil. for city students

The Saigon Times Foundation (STF) under the Saigon Times Group and Robert Bosch Vietnam Co. Ltd. last week handed over scholarships worth a total of VND200 million to 20 students undertaking mechanical engineering and traffic technology majors at HCMC University of Technology.

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HCMC: Water losses estimated at 500,000 cu.m/day

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HCMC: Water losses estimated at 500,000 cu.m/day

With a water loss rate of 34 percent, Ho Chi Minh City loses nearly 500,000 cubic meters among the total volume of 1.65 million cubic meters of water supplied each day by Saigon Water Corporation (Sawaco), Saigon Times Daily reports.

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Manulife continues interest-free loans for students

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Manulife continues interest-free loans for students

Manulife Vietnam and the Saigon Times Foundation (STF) under the Saigon Times Group have provided 100 interest-free loans worth VND5 million each to first and second year students of HCMC Technology University, HCMC University of Pedagogy, HCMC Economics University and Can Tho University.

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STF, Benthanh, Dan On Food help poor students

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STF, Benthanh, Dan On Food help poor students

Saigon Times Foundation (STF) under the Saigon Times Group, Dan On Food Co., Ltd and Benthanh Group granted scholarships to poor but hard-working city students at a cultural event held on Sunday night at HCMC Economics University in District 3.

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City students receive interest-free loans from Van Phat Hung

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City students receive interest-free loans from Van Phat Hung

HCMC-based property developer Van Phat Hung Corporation and the Saigon Times Foundation (STF) under the Saigon Times Group last week handed over VND100 million to College of Technology and Industrial Management (CTIM) in District 7 to support school fees for 20 poor students with good academic records.

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VAMC sees bad debt purchase off to a good start

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Vietnam Asset Management Company (VAMC) sees non-performing loans (NPLs) purchase off to a good start as it has set to handle 40-70 trillion VND (18.8-32.9 billion USD) of NPLs in 2013. The Saigon Times Daily reports.

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STF, PepsiCo Vietnam gift 25 computers to Dong Nai school

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STF, PepsiCo Vietnam gift 25 computers to Dong Nai school

The Saigon Times Foundation (STF) under the Saigon Times Group and PepsiCo Vietnam last week donated 25 second-hand computers to Phuoc Thai Secondary School in Long Thanh District of Dong Nai Province.

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