FMCG consumption in Vietnam cities remains stagnant: report

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FMCG consumption in Vietnam cities remains stagnant: report

Consumption of fast-moving consumer goods - products that are sold quickly at relatively low cost such as soft drinks, toiletries, over-the-counter drugs, toys and processed foods - in Vietnam's urban areas continues to suffer from stagnant growth, according to a market report.

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Cuba estimates total damage of U.S. embargo at $116.8 billion

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Cuba estimates total damage of U.S. embargo at $116.8 billion

U.S. economic sanctions against Cuba have cost the island nation $3.9 billion in foreign trade over the past year, helping to raise the overall estimate of economic damage to $116.8 billion over the past 55 years, Cuba said on Tuesday.

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Steel Industry in face of integration pressure

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Steel Industry in face of integration pressure

Free trade agreements that will take effect early next year are predicted to cause more pressure on Vietnam’s steel industry which has already faced with the exceed of supply over demand and fallen purchasing power.

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Vietnam consumers drink more at home than outside: report

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Vietnam consumers drink more at home than outside: report

Consumers in Vietnam’s four biggest cities have been spending less time drinking at outside cafés or restaurants and opting for more in-home consumption of beverages, market researcher Kantar Worldpanel said in a report released Friday.

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Vietnam consumers drink more at home than outside: report

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Vietnam consumers drink more at home than outside: report

Consumers in Vietnam’s four biggest cities have been spending less time drinking at outside cafés or restaurants and opting for more in-home consumption of beverages, market researcher Kantar Worldpanel said in a report released Friday.

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Euro drops as ECB cuts rates

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

Euro drops as ECB cuts rates

The euro on Thursday (Sep 4) plummeted against other major currencies after the European Central Bank trimmed interest rates and announced an asset-purchase plan to counter deflation pressures.

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Resettlement project to save ethnic minorities remains stagnant

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

Resettlement project to save ethnic minorities remains stagnant

Even though a resettlement project to save an ethnic minority group in the central province of Nghe An was launched eight years ago, it has remains almost at a standstill.

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City to restore Hung King Temple

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City to restore Hung King Temple

Ho Chi Minh City Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has approved a VND600 million (US$28,000) project to restore the 80 year old Hung King Temple in District 1.

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The resurrection of Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe: How HCMC brought the blackwater canal back from the dead

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The resurrection of Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe: How HCMC brought the blackwater canal back from the dead

Once a lush river, then a stagnant ditch, the World Bank now regards the Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal in Ho Chi Minh City as an example of smart urban development work. Whether dumping, cut corners or climate change will threaten that success remains to be seen.

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More loans sour in Ho Chi Minh City

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More loans sour in Ho Chi Minh City

Non-performing loans in Ho Chi Minh City reached VND46.4 trillion (US$2.2 billion) in late May or 4.84 percent of total outstanding loans.

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Individual buyers help save property market

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Many individuals have used their own money to buy homes, thus helping prevent the local realty market from going bust, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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Rare salamander found at central Vietnam sanctuary

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Rare salamander found at central Vietnam sanctuary

A rare species of salamander, an amphibian which resembles a lizard, has recently been discovered at a wildlife sanctuary in Nghe An Province in central Vietnam.

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Diarrhoea cases blamed on water

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Incidents of acute diarrhoea in Le Minh Xuan Commune in Binh Chanh District, HCM City, has been blamed on the water supply, Minister of Health Nguyen Kim Tien said on Monday.

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Rare Salamander discovered in central Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Rare Salamander discovered in central Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - A salamander with nodules and an orange tail has been discovered in the Pu Hoat Nature Reserve in Nghe An province, at an altitude of 500m.

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Vietnam to extend taxes as more firms shut doors

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam to extend taxes as more firms shut doors

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung pledged to offer tax extensions and simplify payment procedures on the heels of more bad news about business closures and suspensions.

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