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VinaCapital to set up VN-focused fund for foreign investors

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 14,2016

Asset management company VinaCapital on Thursday announced at its annual investor conference that it expects to set up next month a domestic fund for foreign investors and raise US$5 million.

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Trump meets Ohio victims, environment pick slammed

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 09,2016

Donald Trump vigorously defended his incoming cabinet against uproar from Democrats, green activists and workers unions who said his nominees for the environment and labor signalled a sharp shift to the right. The 70-year-old president-elect, who

Image : Where to find ice cream with a twist in Hanoi?

Where to find ice cream with a twist in Hanoi?

person Orange Themes access_time Jun 26,2016


You want an ice cream for baking days? Let's go with us and we will ensure that you not only get your ice cream but you will also "scream" for the strange and delicious ones which have presented themselves in Hanoi's Old Quarter.

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Number of kids with pertussis skyrockets in North

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The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday said that since the beginning of the year, 82 kids with pertussis had been reported mostly from the northern provinces of Cao Bang, Hanoi, Hai Duong, Phu Tho, Ha Nam and the central province of Nghe An.

Amongst localities, Hanoi has 21 cases with one death. Meantime, the National Children Hospital showed an upward trend of the disease in children. During three months lately, the hospital recorded 55 infection cases while it was 12 cases in the same period last year and it was 10 cases in 2015.

The Department also said that the cold weather in the North is conducive to the disease outbreaks. Worse, many of them had not been vaccinated.

The Latest: Russia FM hosts talks with Syria, Iran

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):11:15 a.m.Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is hosting the foreign ministers of Syria and Iran in Moscow as the Syrian army's siege of the rebel-held districts of the city of Aleppo continues.Lavrov said in televised remarks on Friday at the start of the talks that Russia will keep supporting the Syrian government while the West is considering news sanctions to put pressure on both countries to halt an offense against… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Rebel fire on west Aleppo kills 7 children: Syria state TV

Damascus (AFP) - At least seven children were killed on Sunday by rebel rocket fire that hit a school in the government-held west of Aleppo city, state media said.State television initially gave a toll of 10 killed, but the official SANA news agency subsequently said eight people had been killed, seven children and a woman.The rocket fire hit a school in the Furqan neighbourhood, and also injured at least 32 people, SANA said, citing a police source.The news agency reported additional rebel… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Italy recovers 14 dead on smugglers boats in 2 days

MILAN (AP) — Italian officials say that 14 bodies have been recovered in a two-day period on smugglers' boats packed with migrants making the perilous journey across the Mediterranean.The Italian Coast Guard says the dead included a 25-year-old pregnant woman. In all 5,700 migrants were rescued from dozens of small boats and rubber dinghies between Friday and Saturday.Premier Matteo Renzi appealed to his European partners to come up with a fundamental solution to the migrant issue during a… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Venezuela rejects Mercosur suspension: foreign minister

Caracas (AFP) - Venezuela on Friday angrily rejected its suspension from the South American economic bloc Mercosur, saying it did not recognize the action taken by the group's four other member states.Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay had informed the leftist government in Caracas that it was being suspended for failing to meet democratic and trade standards, a Brazilian government source said Thursday."Venezuela does not recognize this null and void action sustained by the Law of the… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

FDI at over $14 billion in eight months

As at August 20 there were 1,619 new FDI projects in Vietnam with total investment of $9.79 billion, up 24.3 per cent year-on-year in capital, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA). The latest report from FIA released on August 23 also showed that disbursed capital in existing FDI projects stood at $9.8 billion, up 8.9 per cent year-on-year.There were also 770 existing projects adding $4.57 billion in capital, equal to 83.7 per cent of the yearly figure to August 20, 2015.Total new… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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