New highway project tentatively financed by China sparks row among Vietnamese ministries

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New highway project tentatively financed by China sparks row among Vietnamese ministries

An expressway project in northern Vietnam has been in the center of a heated debate between two ministries over who will be its developer and whether it should be funded by Chinese loans.

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Vietnamese conglomerate soft-opens largest riverfront park in Ho Chi Minh City

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Vietnamese conglomerate soft-opens largest riverfront park in Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnamese realty developer Vingroup has just organized a soft opening ceremony for a huge riverside green space in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Dau Doi, a traditional ceramic village in Hon Dat

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Dau Doi, a traditional ceramic village in Hon Dat

The Khmer people in Hon Dat district in Kien Giang have a long tradition of making ceramic products. Local clay is soft and elastic making ceramic products more durable. The village is most famous for making terra-cotta ovens.

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IMF sees rapid credit growth as main risk to economy

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IMF sees rapid credit growth as main risk to economy

Cambodia's economy continues to perform strongly, but rapid credit growth must be contained to reduce the risk of economic and financial instability, and to ensure a “soft landing” of the credit cycle, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a statement issued yesterday at the conclusion of its annual Article IV consultation.

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FAST payments to move riel quickly

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FAST payments to move riel quickly

Three months since the central bank soft-launched its FAST payment system it is taking the system public, making electronic riel-denominated transfers available to the customers of more than a dozen financial institutions.

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Vietnam may miss growth target of 6.7 pct after soft H1

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Vietnam may miss growth target of 6.7 pct after soft H1

A slowdown in the first six months means it will be unlikely for Vietnam to achieve the economic growth target of 6.7 percent this year, a senior legislator has said.

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Thanh Tri stuffed pancakes

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Thanh Tri stuffed pancakes

In Hanoi, pancakes have become a cheap and tasty breakfast made and sold at stands. Although there are so many kinds of pancakes, Thanh Tri pancakes remain the most popular ones.

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Graduates lack necessary soft skills for employment

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Graduates lack necessary soft skills for employment

Enterprises located in key economic areas of the south where the industry and supporting services are developing have raised concerns over the lack of soft skills of graduates despite the enhanced co-operation between universities and colleges, and enterprises.

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Crackdown on foreign ownership laws

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As a result of the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction’s (MLMUPC) decision to enforce long-standing soft title ownership regulations, all khans (districts) of Phnom Penh will stop allowing the processing of titles under a foreigner’s name.

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Health ministry begins comprehensive inspection of Coca-Cola Vietnam

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Health ministry begins comprehensive inspection of Coca-Cola Vietnam

The Vietnamese subsidiary of giant soft drink maker Coca-Cola will undergo a thorough inspection by the Ministry of Health today, June 21, which company executives claim to be a scheduled, rather than impromptu, checkup.

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Agro firm chief arrested for abuse of subsidized loan program

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Agro firm chief arrested for abuse of subsidized loan program

The Can Tho city police Thursday arrested the director of an agro-fisheries company for allegedly fraudulently obtaining soft loans worth billions of dong from a bank since 2012.

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“Honoring Vietnamese products 2016” fair kicked off

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“Honoring Vietnamese products 2016” fair kicked off

The exhibition fair named “Honoring Vietnamese goods 2016” was opened at Phu Tho Sport Stadium (located at No.1 Lu Gia street, District 11), HCMC. Deputy Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Vo Thi Dung; deputy chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Le Thanh Lien attended the exhibition.

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Company fined VND5.8 bil for manufacturing contaminated soft drink

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Company fined VND5.8 bil for manufacturing contaminated soft drink

The URC Vietnam Company in Hanoi was fined VND5.8 billion (US$ 259,144) for violating food safety and hygiene regulation, said the Ministry of Health’s Deputy Chief Inspector Nguyen Van Nhien on May 31.

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Soft skills contest for students begins in HCM City

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Soft skills contest for students begins in HCM City

HCM CITY- Samsung Vina Electronics Company and the General Sciences Library of HCM City launched a competition called "Level up – Soft skill opening the future" to help students develop their soft skills.

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Scandals shake up drinks sector

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Scandals shake up drinks sector

The beverage market has seen significant upheavals recently as big players like Number 1 Group and Suntory PepsiCo face scandals over their production quality. The latest shock to local consumers was last week’s allegations of high lead content in the green tea product C2 and energy drink Red Dragon, produced by the Universal Robina Corporation. Nguyen Van Viet, chairman of the Vietnam Beer, Alcohol Beverage Association, shared his analysis on this unfolding issue with VIR’s Thanh Xuan.

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