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Image : Enterprises contribute an average VND1.7 billion per year to budget

Enterprises contribute an average VND1.7 billion per year to budget

person Orange Themes access_time Apr 11,2017

Nhan dan - NDO - Enterprises contributed a total of VND746.4 trillion (US$32.84 billion) to the State budget in 2015 with an average of VND1.7 billion (US$74.800) per enterprise, which was a very small number, showing low efficiency and profits of

Image : Federal court jury says Apple owes WARF $234 million

Federal court jury says Apple owes WARF $234 million

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 17,2015

Apple's loss of a patent infringement case to the University of Wisconsin could turn out to be a costly one, as a jury ruled today that it owes the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation $234 million.

Image : 32 bodies, 9 human heads found in Mexico mass graves

32 bodies, 9 human heads found in Mexico mass graves

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 25,2016

Authorities have exhumed 32 bodies and nine heads from several clandestine graves in Mexico's violence-plagued southern state of Guerrero this week, officials said. The remains were unearthed between Tuesday and Thursday in 17 pits on a hill in the

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APEC senior officials convene second meeting in Hanoi

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The second Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM 2) and related meetings opened in Hanoi on May 9, beginning the second major session during the APEC Year 2017.

APEC senior officials convene second meeting in Hanoi

They include a meeting of the Mining Task Force chaired by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, a meeting of the Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance, a food safety cooperation forum, a seminar on export certification, and meetings of the Group of Friends on Disability Issues and the APEC Policy Partnership on Women and the Economy.
The SOM 2 and related meetings will last till May 21, focusing discussions on trade and investment liberalisation, business facilitation, human resources development, education, network economy, women and the economy, food safety, science-technology and innovation, mining, automobile industry and urbanisation, among others.
They will also look into how to promote key cooperation agenda and priorities adopted at the SOM 1 and outline documents to submit to senior officials in November 2017 and ministerial meetings this year.

Campaign promotes Vietnam’s tourism potential in China

A programme to promote Vietnam’s tourism in China took place in the country’s Liaoning province – its last stop, drawing hundreds of travel and media agencies on November 23. A tourism site in Quang Binh province The event was organised by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. VNAT Deputy Director General Nguyen Thi Thanh Huong highlighted China as one of the key markets of Vietnam’s tourism. In the first ten months this… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Killing Phu Quoc Island

Sources say government officials have yet to agree on a pricing plan that would attract investors to build a treatment plant on the Cua Can Dump. Instead, trash is being Last month, visitors to the Mango Bay Resort on Phu Quoc Island lounged on a pristine beach dotted with tropical plants. Rivulets of fresh water carried the previous night’s rain into the sea from a lush hillside dotted with airy cabins built without televisions or air-conditioners. In the waves below, rice sacks, plastic bags… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Competition grows as foreign firms make inroads into Vietnam’s retail market

Such developments raised concerns among domestic retailers about the threat of losing market share, being gradually taken over and then eventually being wiped out. But in one respect, such blows from foreign companies have awakened domestic retailers, driving them to change, adapt and play by international rules. Fierce competition Vietnam is currently regarded as one the most dynamic and attractive retail markets in Asia and the world at large. Domestic retailers are facing growing pressure… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Eight protesters arrested at Trump rally in California

Some 100 people staged a boisterous but largely peaceful demonstration outside a Southern California rally by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, at times taunting his supporters before police moved in and arrested eight people. The activists carried signs such as "Stop Nazi Trump" and "Dump Trump," and beat a pinata made to resemble the presumptive Republican nominee outside a convention center in Anaheim, just a few blocks from Disneyland, before they were driven from the scene… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Ministry guides Sabeco, Habeco to sell shares

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) issued a decision to establish a steering committee for the sale of shares of two leading brewery companies. Habeco factory in Me Linh District, Ha Noi. The brewery, together with Sabeco, will be listed on the exchange in late 2016 or early 2017 under the guidance of MoIT  Sai Gon Alcohol, Beer and Beverages Corp. (Sabeco) and Hanoi Beer Alcohol and Beverage JSC (Habeco) will complete their divestiture from state funding in the near future.The steering… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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