Month: August 2016

Vietnam gov’t to make full divestment from top brewers

The Vietnamese government on Wednesday said it will fully divest from Sabeco and Habeco, the country’s two largest brewers, in…

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Japan’s Orix to invest in Vietnam’s hydropower market: report

Japan’s leasing firm Orix will invest in Vietnam’s Bitexco Power in mid-September as it seeks to tap growing electricity demand…

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Seriously, don’t come to work if you’re sick

There’s nothing more selfish you can do than come to work sick. You may get a gold star for showing…

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HCMC officials say inspection on to locate source of foul smell

Ho Chi Minh City environment authorities have inspected several garbage and sewage treatment facilities after receiving complains about a stench…

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Leaking drainage pipe caused sinkhole in HCMC street

Earth corrosion caused by a leak in a buried drainage pipe left a large sinkhole in a street along Nhieu…

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Man shot dead in Hai Phong parking lot after dispute over spot

Hai Phong police are hunting for suspects in the murder of a 33-year-old man on Tuesday night that was allegedly…

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An excavator bucket ride to school

[embedded content] Teachers in a remote mountainous area in Yen Bai Province in northern Vietnam last week crossed a flooded…

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High cost hampers treatment of hepatitis B, C in Vietnam: experts

The high cost of medicines has undermined treatment of hepatitis B and C in Vietnam, where their rates of chronic…

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SWIFT discloses more cyber thefts, pressures banks on security

SWIFT, the global financial messaging system, on Tuesday disclosed new hacking attacks on its member banks as it pressured them…

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4 months after mass fish deaths, fishermen in central Vietnam remain jobless

The government has still not drawn up the compensation list  Hundreds of fishing boats have stayed ashore at a fishing…

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Formosa pays $500 mil compensation for marine disaster in central Vietnam

Taiwanese company Formosa Plastics, which caused deadly marine pollution in the central region by discharging untreated effluents, has paid up…

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2 Turks jailed for using card fraud in HCMC

A Ho Chi Minh City court Tuesday sentenced two Turkish men to five years in jail for using fake cards…

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White House ‘concerned’ about EU tax penalty on Apple

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E-commerce, bags to drive Asian plastics demand growth through 2017

Asian shoppers’ fondness for buying on the internet along with the region’s steady economic growth should boost Asia’s plastics demand…

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Foreign investors turn sellers in Vietnam after 10-year spree

Foreign investors’ infatuation with Vietnam is waning. After pumping in $3.4 billion since 2006, overseas traders are set to be…

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Overseas Vietnamese professionals keen to return home: survey

Seventy percent of overseas Vietnamese professionals are interested to return home to work, according to a recent survey by recruitment…

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Vietnamese doctors successfully remove ‘turtle shell’ on 10-year-old girl’s back

Doctors at Ho Chi Minh City Children’s Hospital 1 successfully removed a turtle-shell-like mole on the back of a 10-year-old…

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Vietnam says all will lose in any South China Sea war

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang warned on Tuesday there would be no winners in any armed conflict sparked by territorial…

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Yet another person struck by uprooted tree in HCMC

A man was injured when a tree fell on him on Tuesday, the third casualty caused by trees uprooted by…

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Large population of the rare Delacour’s langur discovered in Vietnam

Fauna & Flora International found about 40 individuals in northern Vietnam, called for urgent conservation action Fauna & Flora International…

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Chinese man gets jail term for robbing Hanoi xe om driver at knifepoint

A court in Hanoi on Monday sentenced a Chinese national to seven years’ imprisonment for robbing a motorbike taxi driver…

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Southeast Asia needs to up its game to combat Zika: experts

The spread of the Zika virus across tropical Southeast Asia is likely to be significantly under-reported as local health authorities…

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Man falls to his death at Sheraton Saigon hotel

Police are investigating a fall at the Sheraton Saigon Hotel in downtown Ho Chi Minh City that killed a man…

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Vietnam sets no-fishing zones as toxic spill scandal lingers

Vietnam’s agriculture ministry has demarcated no-fishing zones along the central coast, saying these swaths of water need time to recover…

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Vietjet offers hundreds of thousands of free tickets to Hanoi for autumn

Vietjet has celebrated its new route connecting Hanoi with the central ancient city of Hue with 300,000 zero-fare tickets for…

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Three arrested for killing of 9 endangered primates in central Vietnam

Three men have been detained for an investigation into the killing of nine black-shanked doucs, an endangered species found in…

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Singapore confirms 41 cases of Zika

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Uber driver robbed his passenger, HCMC cops say

A Uber driver is in custody for allegedly robbing a passenger in Ho Chi Minh City last week, police said…

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Man killed after tree falls on his bike in HCMC

A man died of brain injury Sunday after a big tree uprooted and fell on his vehicle in Ho Chi…

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Vpresso: a new traditional face of VN coffee

Viet Nam News An Vũ Throughout the decades of history since it finally made its appearance in Việt Nam at…

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