China June factory, services surveys fuel hopes economy leveling out, no quick rebound seen

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China June factory, services surveys fuel hopes economy leveling out, no quick rebound seen

Activity in China's factory sector expanded slightly in June though not as much as expected, while growth in the services sector sped up, official surveys showed, offering some signs that the world's second-largest economy may be starting to slowly level out after a raft of support measures.

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Vietnam’s reaction to China’s violation of maritime sovereignty is still weak: people

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Vietnam’s reaction to China’s violation of maritime sovereignty is still weak: people

People in Ho Chi Minh City have told the state president that they want the law-making National Assembly (NA) to voice an official, strong opposition to China’s violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty.|

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High-rise investors overwhelm Hanoi's alleys

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High-rise investors overwhelm Hanoi's alleys

High-rise buildings and apartments are crowding small alleyways and residential areas, investors ignoring the huge pressure they are putting on already weak infrastructure.

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High-rise investors overwhelm Hanoi's alleys

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High-rise investors overwhelm Hanoi's alleys

High-rise buildings and apartments are crowding small alleyways and residential areas, investors ignoring the huge pressure they are putting on already weak infrastructure.

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Indonesia lowers economic growth target to 5.5 percent

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Indonesia lowers economic growth target to 5.5 percent

The Indonesian government has lowered its economic growth for 2016 to 5.5 – 6 percent, from the previous target of 5.8-6.2 percent.

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Trade liberalisation poses problems for local firms

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Trade liberalisation poses problems for local firms

Vietnamese small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) face increasingly tough challenges because of their weak competitiveness and the government's ineffective support policies, according to economist Nguyen Tri Hieu.

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Moody's says MERS outbreak credit negative for RoK

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Moody's says MERS outbreak credit negative for RoK

Moody's Investors Service said on June 18 the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak in the Republic of Korea (RoK) is a credit negative for the country as the virus has weakened consumer sentiment in Asia's fourth-largest economy.

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City trees under scrutiny after storm

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City trees under scrutiny after storm

Tree planting and care in big cities are under scrutiny after a sudden severe storm at the weekend hit Hanoi, bringing down more than 1,200 trees, many of them uprooted.

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Minister grilled over agricultural woes

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National Assembly (NA) deputies asked many tough questions regarding perennial problems in the agricultural sector for Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat at the legislature’s ask-and-answer session in Hanoi on Thursday.

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Vietnam tourism sector weakening, says Deputy PM

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Vietnam tourism sector weakening, says Deputy PM

Vietnam's tourism sector has many weak points, causing it to lag behind many regional competitors, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.

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Thailand ends Vietnam’s winning streak at SEA Games

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Thailand ends Vietnam’s winning streak at SEA Games

Thailand defeated Vietnam 3-1 in a Group B match at the 28th Southeast Asian Games men’s football on Wednesday, despite both teams had booked their tickets to the semifinals.

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Vietnamese journalists attacked while filming overloaded trucks

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Vietnamese journalists attacked while filming overloaded trucks

Police in Ho Chi Minh are investigating an assault in broad daylight against two journalists who were filming overloaded trucks.

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Vietnam score easy win to book SEA Games semi place

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Vietnam score easy win to book SEA Games semi place

The Vietnamese national U-23 football (soccer) team yesterday crushed Timor-Leste 4-0 in an easy Group B match at the 28th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games and grabbed an early ticket to the semifinals with one more match in hand.

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Bank restructuring in good progress: expert

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Bank restructuring in good progress: expert

VietNamNet Bridge – Vice Chairman of the National Assembly’s Economic Committee Nguyen Duc Kien spoke with Nhan Dan (People) newspaper about the restructuring of the banking sector and solutions to deal with bad debts.

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SBV clears way for nationalizing GPBank

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SBV clears way for nationalizing GPBank

VietNamNet Bridge - The move by the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) to change key personnel at GPBank and the appointment of a VietinBank executive as GPBank’s new legal representative will be followed by a “zero dong” plan, according to analysts.

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