Brazil shocks with interest rate hike in wake of election

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Brazil shocks with interest rate hike in wake of election

Brazil's central bank raised interest rates on Wednesday, surprising investors with a bold move that signals President Dilma Rousseff could make more market-friendly policy changes after her narrow re-election victory on Sunday.

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18 million USD raised for Mekong delta’s social welfare fund

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The organising board of the 2014 Mekong Delta Economic Cooperation Forum (MDEC 2014) scheduled for early next month in Soc Trang province has raised 385 billion VND (18.1 million USD) for the region’s social welfare fund.

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In photos: “underground” houses in Ho Chi Minh City

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In photos: “underground” houses in Ho Chi Minh City

Several roads and alleys in Ho Chi Minh City have been raised by one to two meters as part of a city planning project, resulting in many private houses in suburban areas being literally turned into underground homes.

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Strange herds in Phan Rang

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VietnamNet English 6 day(s) ago

Strange herds in Phan Rang

VietNamNet Bridge – Sheep, needless to say, are endemic to temperate zones, especially so in Western countries. But one passing through Phan Rang City in Ninh Thuan Province may not believe in their eyes seeing herds of sheep gazing on a gigantic hill about 15 kilometers south of the city. It is a bit strange to see sheep being raised under scorching heat and strong winds in Ninh Thuan.

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Vietnamese expats in France raise fund for Ly Son islanders

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

The Vietnamese People’s Association in France (UGVF) raised 1,300 EUR (US$1,600) at an event held on October 19 in support of the fishermen in Ly Son island district who protect the nation’s sovereignty over sea and islands.

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Vietnamese expats in France raise fund for Ly Son islanders

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The Vietnamese People’s Association in France (UGVF) raised 1,300 EUR (1,600 USD) at an event held on October 19 in support of the fishermen in Ly Son island district who protect the nation’s sovereignty over sea and islands.

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Vietnam concerned by violations of int’l law in East Sea: PM

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Vietnam concerned by violations of int’l law in East Sea: PM

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung raised Vietnam’s special concern about the recent violations of international law in the East Vietnam Sea at the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit that closed in Italy on Friday.

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Campaign launched for the poor in Hanoi

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Campaign launched for the poor in Hanoi

A total of VND52.433 billion (US$2.5 million) was raised to support needy households in Hanoi at the launch of the campaign “Days for the Poor” Month on October 15.

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Campaign launched for the poor in Hanoi

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

Campaign launched for the poor in Hanoi

A total of 52.433 billion VND (2.5 million USD) was raised to support needy households in Hanoi at the launch of the campaign “Days for the Poor” Month on October 15.

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Questions raised over Putin's G20 attendance

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Bloomberg's Paul Allen reports on the questions surrounding Russian President Vladimir Putin's attendance at the G20 meeting in Brisbane next month. Paul Allen has more on "First Up."

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HCMC more than doubles cost of billion-dollar ODA subway

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HCMC more than doubles cost of billion-dollar ODA subway

The Ho Chi Minh City municipal administration has raised the estimated cost of the country’s first metro-line by more than US$1.4 billion since 2007, citing design adjustments and “objective” hikes in prices and wages.

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ILO method to show much higher unemployment rate in VN

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ILO method to show much higher unemployment rate in VN

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) will work with the International Labor Organization (ILO) on a new method to calculate the unemployment rate in Vietnam after the second quarter’s 1.84 percent rate raised controversy.

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More controversy raised over cost of Long Thanh airport project

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More controversy raised over cost of Long Thanh airport project

VietNamNet Bridge – Even though the NA Economic Committee agreed with the need to build a new airport, it also raised concerns over the amount the Long Thanh International Airport project in HCM City might add to public debt.

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US warns Ebola could become next AIDS amid fears for Spanish nurse

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US warns Ebola could become next AIDS amid fears for Spanish nurse

Ebola's spillover into the United States and Europe has raised fears of a wider outbreak, as the United Nations chief called for a 20-fold increase in the world's response to the spread of the virus.

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More controversy raised over cost of Long Thanh airport project

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More controversy raised over cost of Long Thanh airport project

Even though the NA Economic Committee agreed with the need to build a new airport, it also raised concerns over the amount the Long Thanh International Airport project in HCM City might add to public debt.

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