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5 things to watch out for in Vietnam’s retail market this year
By Ha Phuong
June 15, 2017 | 11:36 am GMT+7
The retail market keeps moving and shaking at dizzying speed.
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Lame-duck Congress works to set stage for President Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) — The lame-duck Congress is gaveling in for its final work session of 2016, and its last under President Barack Obama, as lawmakers face a Dec. 9 deadline for spending legislation to keep the government running.Republican leaders want to pass a short-term spending bill to extend existing funding levels into next spring, allowing a new President Donald Trump the opportunity to play a bigger role in crafting agency budgets.Congress is also trying to finalize legislation to address… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
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Construction starts on 45-storey tower in Hai Phong
Covering an area of 30,000 sq.m, the project is invested by the Vingroup and designed by the Humphrey & Partners Architects of the US. It is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2017. With a height of 148m, the tower will be the highest infrastructure facility in the northern coastal region. It will include a shopping centre on the first and second floors, and part of the third storey. A five-star hotel with 300 rooms will cover the 4th-45th floor. Gym, fitness and spa centres, and swimming… chat_bubble_outline Read More...