Vietnam's public debt to near red line in 2016: PM

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Vietnam's public debt to near red line in 2016: PM

Vietnam’s public debt will rise to 64.9 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) in 2016, but will drop since to 60.2 percent in 2020, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung says.

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Vietnam kicks off international bond sale plan

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Vietnam kicks off international bond sale plan

VietNamNet Bridge - According to Reuters, the Ministry of Finance has chosen three foreign banks - Deutsche Bank, HSBC and Standard Chartered - to hold roadshows to introduce Vietnam’s upcoming bond sales to international investors.

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Vietnam to sell rare $1 bln sovereign bond, first since 2010

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Vietnam to sell rare $1 bln sovereign bond, first since 2010

Vietnam plans to raise $1 billion from its first global sovereign bond in more than four years, and has hired three foreign banks to help tap international investors.

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Vietnam to sell rare $1 bln sovereign bond, first since 2010

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Vietnam to sell rare $1 bln sovereign bond, first since 2010

Vietnam plans to raise US$1 billion from its first global sovereign bond in more than four years, and has hired three foreign banks to help tap international investors.

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Sugar firms merge

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Thanh Thanh Cong Tay Ninh Sugar Company will issue an additional 37 million shares for swapping with shares of Gia Lai Cane Sugar Thermoelectricity Jsc (SEC).

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International bond issuances: who are the borrowers?

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VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Finance (MOF) does not make public the names of borrowers of the capital the government mobilizes through its international bond issuances, making it difficult to control repayment obligations of debtors.

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Movie stars swap limos for subway in Hong Kong protest

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Movie stars swap limos for subway in Hong Kong protest

Hong Kong’s commuters are sharing crowded subway cars with some rarefied company these days: movie stars.

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No salary hike for state employees next year: finance minister

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No salary hike for state employees next year: finance minister

There is no resource left from the current tight state budget to set aside for salary hike for state workers next year, said finance minister Dinh Tien Dung at a recent meeting of the Standing Committee of the National Assembly (NA).

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South Sudan’s boy soldiers swap schoolbooks for Kalashnikovs

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South Sudan’s boy soldiers swap schoolbooks for Kalashnikovs

Nine months ago Bol Olor Ding and his friend Kamis Ngor Ajack were in school studying math and science. Now, at the ages of 14 and 15, they’re veterans of the civil war in South Sudan that’s created one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises.

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Vietnam mulls swapping sovereign bonds with debts for the third time

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Vietnam mulls swapping sovereign bonds with debts for the third time

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam is considering issuing US$1 billion in sovereign bonds for the third time to swap with debts that are becoming due next year. But the proposal still needs to be evaluated based on potential cost, use of national resources for commercial purposes and debt payment capacity.

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Viet Nam mulls swapping sovereign bonds with debts for the third time

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Viet Nam is considering issuing US$1 billion in sovereign bonds for the third time to swap with debts that are becoming due next year. But the proposal still needs to be evaluated based on potential cost, use of national resources for commercial purposes and debt payment capacity.

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US House condemns Obama for releasing 'Taliban 5'

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US House condemns Obama for releasing 'Taliban 5'

US lawmakers slammed President Barack Obama Tuesday (Sep 9) for failing to notify Congress before releasing five Taliban operatives from Guantanamo in exchange for an American POW.

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Vietnam to issue international bonds for debt swap

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VietNamNet Bridge – The Head of the Office of Government Mr. Nguyen Van Nen said at the government press conference on Thursday that Vietnam would issue international bonds to use for debt swap, adding that Vietnam has about $1 billion of outstanding international bond debt that needs to be converted.

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How to swap bad iPhone 5 batteries for free in Vietnam?

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How to swap bad iPhone 5 batteries for free in Vietnam?

The battery of your iPhone 5 could be among a small percentage of the Apple handsets recently found having problems with recharging and battery life but do not worry because the American tech firm will start replacing it gratis in Vietnam this week.

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U.S. watchdog finds Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl transfer

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U.S. watchdog finds Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl transfer

The Defense Department violated U.S. law by failing to alert Congress before releasing five Taliban members held at Guantanamo Bay military prison in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier, a government watchdog agency said on Thursday.

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