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Image : Vietnamese wood enterprises forced to branch out overseas

Vietnamese wood enterprises forced to branch out overseas

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Vietnam's wood market is dominated by international enterprises.

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Doxxing May Become A Federal Crime

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 10,2016

The malicious publication of sensitive information would carry a possible five-year prison sentence in a proposed law sponsored by Massachusetts Rep. Katherine Clark

Image : Philippine bank at center of $81 mln heist names new president

Philippine bank at center of $81 mln heist names new president

person Orange Themes access_time May 17,2016


Rizal Commercial Banking Corp (RCBC) said on Monday that its board has appointed a new president replacing Lorenzo Tan, who resigned but was cleared by the Philippine bank of any wrongdoing in a $81 million money laundering scandal.

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Japanese-funded plant inaugurated in Ha Nam

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Japanese-funded plant inaugurated in Ha Nam

Spanning 7,000 square metres, the US$5 million plant manufactures telecommunication devices for the auto industry.


It employs 1,000 local labourers.


Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Xuan Dong said the facility would contribute significantly to the development of Vietnam’s car industry.


He urged the company to follow its investment commitments and respect local regulations, while noting that local agencies should facilitate operations of foreign investors in Ha Nam.

Tourism event held in City

Shining lights: A bird’s eye view of HCM City. —Photo english.vov.vn HÀ NỘI —There were 40 provinces at the HCM City Tourism Festival from March 24 to 27, organised before the summer peak tourism season to introduce new, unique, affordable tours. This year many provinces joined hands to put up a common kiosk to provide an overview of their respective regions. Domestic tours were offered at discounts of 20 – 35 per cent and international tours at discounts of VNĐ1.2 – 3.9 million (US$55-180),… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

IMF chief economist affirms support for Vietnam’s fiscal reform

Meeting with Politburo member Nguyen Van Binh, head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission, in Hanoi on December 9, the visiting IMF official affirmed that his organization will always stand side by side with the Vietnamese Government during the development process. At the reception, Binh spoke highly of the practical and effective cooperation between Vietnam and the IMF, particularly in technical support and finance-banking policy consultancy, contributing to the country’s… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Vietnam needs to tighten oversight of tourism

VietNamNet Bridge – Major General Le Xuan Vien, head of the Immigration Management Department under the Ministry of Public Security’s General Department, talks to Viet Nam News about the entry and residence of foreigners in Viet Nam recently, and how to tighten order in the tourism sector. Major General Le Xuan Vien Can you tell us about the entry and exit of foreigners to Viet Nam recently?In the first six months of this year, the number of foreigners who entered Viet Nam increased sharply,… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Vietnam confirms first microcephaly case likely linked to Zika

A city worker fumigates the area to control the spread of mosquitoes at a university in Bangkok, Thailand, Sept. 13, 2016. Photo by Reuters/ Athit Perawongmetha Health authorities in Vietnam confirmed on Sunday the first most likely Zika related microcephaly case in the country.   The link to the virus was confirmed by laboratory tests, said health officials. On October 14, Vietnam reported the first suspected case of the Zika-linked brain defect syndrome microcephaly in the Central Highlands… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

U.S. coalition says senior Islamic State commander Kuwaiti killed in Syria

BEIRUT (Reuters) - One of Islamic State's top commanders in Syria has been killed in a U.S.-led coalition air strike, the coalition's spokesman said on Thursday, corroborating an earlier report.Abu Jandal al-Kuwaiti, a member of Islamic State's war committee, was killed on Monday by the Tabqa Dam, a strategic objective in northern Syria near Raqqa city, the jihadists' main stronghold in the country, the spokesman said.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the war, had reported… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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