Vietnam licensed 1,619 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with the total registered capital of US$9.79 billion as of August 20, 2016; a year on year increase of 24.3 percent, reported the Foreign Investment Agency.
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Kerry Logistics reported growth in Cambodia and Southeast Asia despite weak overall profits during the first half of the year, the said Hong Kong-based firm.
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Japanese insurer Tokio Marine Holdings plans to add agricultural, auto and life insurance policies to its offerings in Vietnam, the Nikkei Asian Review reported Thursday.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a test-fire of a submarine-launched ballistic missile and declared it "the greatest success" that put the country in the "front rank" of nuclear military powers, official media reported on Thursday.
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Illegal gold mining has become rampant in Đắk Glei District’s Đắk Long Commune over recent years, causing serious environmental pollution and damage to local residents’ life, online newspaper zing reported.
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Thai police on August 24 reported that one person died and 30 others were injured in two explosions near Southern hotel in Pattani town in the southern region on the night of August 23, Vietnam News' journalist in Bangkok said.
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Hanoi Tourist has signed an agreement with South Korean firm Global Consultant Network to build a US$500 million sports complex that will include a horse racetrack, the media reported.
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The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center reported that medium- heavy rains is going to expand into the north central, west central and northern delta region with the highest rainfall of 20- 50 mm today because of the powerful operation of southwestern monsoon from southward, new tropical low depression zone on the center of East Sea.
Heavy rain covers the southern region.
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Prolonged heavy rains and flooding caused by typhoon Dianmu and tropical low trough poured down the Northern provinces and Hanoi capital on the large scale, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center.
Gieng Vuong market sinks under flood water.
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The Dianmu- This year’s third typhoon of Vietnam was weakened into tropical low pressure at 4pm yesterday after it made landfall in the east northern provinces of Thai Binh, Hai Phong, Hung Yen and Hai Duong, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center.
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The FBI and U.S. Justice Department are investigating possible U.S. ties to alleged corruption involving the former president of Ukraine, including the work of firms headed by political operatives Paul Manafort and Tony Podesta, CNN reported on Friday, citing multiple U.S. law enforcement officials.
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The Busan Bank (BS) of South Korea opened a branch in HCM City on Thursday, Vietnamplus.vn reported.
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Ho Chi Minh City has been able to treat 13 percent of urban wastewater so far and a roadmap is underway to handle the rest volume, reported the director of the city Department of Natural Resources and Environment to the Secretary of the city Party Committee yesterday.
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Police in Brazil says they may charge a group of U.S. Olympic swimmers with vandalism and false testimony, accusing them of lying when they reported being robbed at gunpoint.
Cambodia has terminated its “flag of convenience” system that allows ship-owners to register a vessel outside of its home country to avoid financial charges or regulations, state news agency AKP reported yesterday.
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