Ex-boss of loss-making Vietnamese firm, allegedly hiding overseas, wanted at home

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 day(s) ago

A manhunt was launched by Vietnamese police on Monday for the former top executive of a state-run enterprise for his role in the company’s steep losses, even though the fugitive is believed to be hiding overseas.

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Vietnam roads claim over 4,000 lives in first-half 2017

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 day(s) ago

Even though Vietnam’s traffic-related death rates in the first half of 2017 have dropped from the same period last year, the number of traffic accidents and casualties in the six-month period remained shocking high.

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Vietnam’s black pepper race persists notwithstanding price dip

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Though per-kilogram prices of black pepper in Vietnam have dropped 65 percent since their record high two years ago, local growers are still racing to increase production.

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Experts fear unchanged monopoly as Vietnam’s sole power utility announces restructure

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

A state-run company that monopolizes the control of power in Vietnam is set to undergo a restructure which it says will help the electricity market become more competitive, even though experts believe the otherwise.

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Real estate stable at 4th in FDI appeal

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Vietnam’s real estate remains on the radar of foreign investors who have a range of projects in the wind though it was not one of the country’s top three sectors attracting foreign direct investment in the first five months of 2017.

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Kohler Vietnam proud to contribute to Vietnamese real estate industry

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

Vietnam Property Awards, though only three years old, has already proven itself as one of the most recognised and credible industry awards in the country, with the participation of the biggest names in real estate. This year, Kohler is accompanying Vietnam Property Awards for the second time as sponsor. Hoang Van Quyen, general director of Kohler Vietnam, talked to VIR’s Hong Anh about the award and its significance.

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Field trip enhances learning for agronomy students

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Though the internship is short, only two days long, students from the K59 cohort of the Biotechnology Faculty of Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA) get direct exposure to their field of study.

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Paris 'love locks' sale raises thousands for refugees

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

PARIS: A charity auction selling off "love locks" from Paris bridges to raise money for refugees on Saturday (May 13) brought in over US$270,000, though the event was briefly interrupted by protests from far-right nationalists.

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Following BKAV, Viettel aims to make luxury smartphone

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

Though BKAV (Bach Khoa Anti-virus Center) did not succeed with its BPhone, Viettel plans to develop a ‘made-in-Vietnam’ smartphone, targeting the high-end market with a selling price of over $1,000, according to Tinhte.vn, a leading hi-tech forum.

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From lab cleaner to published biotechnologist: the story of a Vietnamese female scientist

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Still in her thirties, Truong Hai Nhung has already earned a PhD in human and animal physiology, authored works for 34 international and national publications and seminar reports, though her road to success was not always a bed of roses.

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Vietnam calls on artists to donate paintings to embassies worldwide

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

A project calling for local artists to donate paintings to decorate Vietnamese embassies overseas has been answered one month after launch, though some painters disapprove of the ‘charity’ element.

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Sabeco continues to attract despite delays in share sale

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Though the company is months behind its plan to sell the state’s stake, investors’ interest in Saigon Alcohol Beer and Beverages Corporation (Sabeco) has not waned.

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ADB: Asian growth seen steady, US policy uncertainty a risk

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Asia's developing economies will see steady growth this year and the next, though the evolving policies of President Donald Trump's administration are a major uncertainty, the Asian Development Bank said in a report Thursday.

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Vietnam anti-corruption official moonlights as xe om to save for $133k villa

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Though considered a difficult and low-paid job, xe om, or motorbike taxi driver, has emerged as a dream work in Vietnam after one state official claimed to have saved enough money to build a luxury villa while doing it part-time.

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Vietnam child abuser-turned-mother: Google never forgets my forgettable past

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

A young woman infamously known for abusing a child at a daycare in 2013 claims to have turned over a new leaf following time behind bars, though Google’s endless memory is a constant reminder that the Internet may never recognize “the new me.”

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