Renewables receive $30M funding boost

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The Ministry of Mines and Energy has received $30 million in funding from the Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low-Income Countries Program (SREP) – an arm of the global Climate Investment Funds initiative – for a solar energy development program that includes home systems, mini-grids and utility solar farms, a press release stated yesterday.

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Hanoi prepares for heat wave

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Hanoi prepares for heat wave

As a heat wave crawls north, bringing with it sizzling temperatures, Hanoi has prepared itself to cope.

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The razor-thin houses of Hanoi

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The razor-thin houses of Hanoi

A triangular house which is only one meter in its narrowest side stands by a newly expanded road in Hanoi. Road widening projects often encroach on residential spaces, creating tiny houses of various (and weird) shapes and sizes. Many affected residents choose to stay because all patches of land in the city, no matter how small, are expensive. Photos: Le Hieu/Zing

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On eve of Greece visit, Putin says problems with EU can be solved

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On eve of Greece visit, Putin says problems with EU can be solved

Russia and the European Union need to build a 'an equal and fair dialogue' as partners to overcome their differences, President Vladimir Putin said in an article published in a Greek newspaper on Thursday on an eve of a visit to the country.

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Singapore set to pick military helicopters as arms spending rises

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Singapore set to pick military helicopters as arms spending rises

Singapore will soon pick the winner of a $1 billion tender for military utility helicopters, the first of several lucrative deals the island nation is pursuing as it modernizes its air force and navy amid rising tensions in the region.

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Vietnamese electrician shocked to death on utility pole

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Vietnamese electrician shocked to death on utility pole

An electrician was electrocuted to death on Sunday when clinging to a utility pole to upgrade the power lines in a province in south-central Vietnam.

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Vinhomes Golden River launched to the market

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Vinhomes Golden River launched to the market

Savills Vietnam and Vinhomes on April 12 introduce its latest project - Vinhomes Golden River to the market.

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Tesla recalls 2,700 Model X SUVs for seat problem

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Tesla recalls 2,700 Model X SUVs for seat problem

Tesla Motors is recalling 2,700 Model X sport utility vehicles to fix a locking hinge that could allow third-row seat backs to fold forward, the automaker said on Monday.

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Analogue transmission signals to end in major cities

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Analogue transmission signals to end in major cities

The Steering Committee for Digitising Television Plans will stop transmitting to all analogue televisions (TVs) in Hanoi, Hai Phong, Can Tho, and HCM City starting on August 15.

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Ho Chi Minh City water towers in their dying moments

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Ho Chi Minh City water towers in their dying moments

A century-old water tower and its younger counterparts across Ho Chi Minh City, icons of the city’s hub, could well become a thing of the past.

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Vietnamese workers say cheated, mistreated by employer in Japan

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Vietnamese workers say cheated, mistreated by employer in Japan

The Vietnamese embassy in Japan has received an assistance request from 43 Vietnamese workers who claim they have been cheated and mistreated by their employer.

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Vietnam, foreign firms in $650 mln power plant construction

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Vietnam, foreign firms in $650 mln power plant construction

HANOI, March 11 -- State utility Vietnam Electricity group (EVN) said it had signed a contract with a consortium including South Korea's Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co and Japan's Mitsubishi Corp to build a coal-fired power plant.

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$630,000 supercar Lamborghini wrecked in Vietnam highway crash

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$630,000 supercar Lamborghini wrecked in Vietnam highway crash

The sports car was badly damaged in the accident. Photo credit: VEC

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Water utility posts profit, but shares stagnant

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Water utility posts profit, but shares stagnant

The capital’s listed water utility reported strong growth of earnings and profit in 2015, yet failed once again to impress investors, with its share price refusing to budge during yesterday’s low-volume trading session.

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Toyota recalling 2.9 million vehicles

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Toyota Motor said it is recalling nearly 2.9 million sports utility vehicles globally because of seat belts that might fail in a crash.

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