Asia markets down as energy firms hit by oil rout, dollar rises

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

HONG KONG: Energy firms led a broad sell-off in Asian markets on Thursday (May 9) following a five per cent plunge in oil prices, but the dollar held on to gains after a surprisingly strong US jobs report.

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Vietnam’s sole operating oil refinery sets surprisingly low profit target for 2017

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical Company Limited (BSR), the operator of Dung Quat Refinery, has set its pre-tax profit target at VN1.68 trillion ($73 million) for 2017, which is a lot lower than its actual pre-tax profit of VND5 trillion ($219.45 million) in 2016.

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Ministry investigate nine family-run localities

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Home Affairs has made public nine localities and agencies which have a surprisingly large number of officials from the same families at a press conference on February 17.

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Hanoi covered in mist

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

Hanoi was covered in surprisingly thick mist on December 19.

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Hanoi covered in mist

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

Hanoi was covered in surprisingly thick mist today, December 19.

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Browsing Saigon second-hand markets for quality items at cheaper prices

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 month(s) ago

Browsing Saigon second-hand markets for quality items at cheaper prices

A surprisingly wide assortment of items can be scooped up at low prices from thrift shop markets in Ho Chi Minh City, ranging from cheap household utensils to pricey ornate furniture.

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Nghe An Fujian cypress forest ravaged by illegal loggers

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Báo Dân Trí English 8 month(s) ago

Nghe An Fujian cypress forest ravaged by illegal loggers

A large amount of Fujian cypress trees in a forest in the central province of Nghe An have been illegally logged, but the local authorities surprisingly claim not to know anything about the case.

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Dollar weakens after poor productivity numbers

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Báo Đầu Tư English 8 month(s) ago

Dollar weakens after poor productivity numbers

NEW YORK: The dollar fell against the euro and the yen on Tuesday (Aug 9) following US government figures which showed a decline in second-quarter productivity.

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Short tenor bonds surge in first quarter

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Báo Đầu Tư English 12 month(s) ago

Short tenor bonds surge in first quarter

In the first quarter of this year, the total traded value of bonds and bills in the secondary market via outright and repo transactions was VND258.99 trillion ($11.6 billion), up by nearly 30 per cent from the start of the quarter, and up 9.45 per cent compared to the same period last year. Although outright transactions declined 5.69 per cent year-on-year, they still dominated the secondary market, contributing 63.16 per cent of the total transaction volume, equal to VND163.57 trillion...

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Vehicle sales in the slow lane despite impending tax hike

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VietStock FI English 12 month(s) ago

Vehicle sales in the slow lane despite impending tax hike

Automobile dealers who expected a surge in sales ahead of a scheduled April 1 tax hike on new and used car imports have said that vehicle sales have been surprisingly flat this month.

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Hanoi announces surprise Tet firework shows despite pleading poverty

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Báo Dân Trí English 15 month(s) ago

Hanoi announces surprise Tet firework shows despite pleading poverty

Despite apparently lacking the funds to host fireworks during New Years Eve, Hanoi has somehow managed to afford displays at 31 locations throughout the city on the Lunar New Year’s Eve (February 7), a local official surprisingly announced.

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Singapore Q4 GDP beats forecasts but belies Asian weakness

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Báo Thanh Niên English 15 month(s) ago

Singapore Q4 GDP beats forecasts but belies Asian weakness

Singapore's economy posted surprisingly strong growth in the fourth quarter, driven mostly by domestically-focused sectors, which offset weakness in the city-state's export-oriented industries as Asian economic demand continued to slump.

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Facebook revenue, profit beat forecasts; shares hit all-time high

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 18 month(s) ago

Facebook revenue, profit beat forecasts; shares hit all-time high

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 4 - Facebook Inc posted surprisingly strong profit and revenue growth as the world's largest social network grew even larger, with a spike in mobile users and advertising that lifted its stock to an all-time high.

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House GOP in chaos as favorite McCarthy quits speaker race

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Báo Thanh Niên English 19 month(s) ago

Republicans in Congress were plunged into turmoil on Thursday when California Representative Kevin McCarthy, considered the favorite to succeed House Speaker John Boehner, surprisingly dropped out of the race.

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From ‘nothing' to The Voice Vietnam champ

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VietnamNet English 19 month(s) ago

From ‘nothing' to The Voice Vietnam champ

VietNamNet Bridge – He doesn't have much experience singing, dancing or composing, but 18-year-old student Nguyen Duc Phuc still won The Voice Vietnam 2015 with his surprisingly emotive voice last Sunday. He earned 49.25 per cent of the audience's votes. Recently he shared some thoughts about his happiness, troubles with self-confidence and plans for the future. Quynh Hoa reports.

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