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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.

Image : Trump meets Ohio victims, environment pick slammed

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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Pregnant woman suffering accident in private clinic dies

access_time Mar 15,2017 chat_bubble_outline 21 views

A pregnant woman getting convulsion and brain damage after being examined at a private clinic died yesterday despite of effort by doctors at Hanoi-based Bach Mai Hospital.

Her family expressed their desire that health authorities and police to clarify the cause of the woman’s death after receiving treatment at private polyclinic 168 Hanoi on March 5.

After being informed of the incident, the Ministry of Health asked the Department of Health in Hanoi to set up a scientific council to clarify the cause of the incident. Additionally, police and health authorities must summon a Chinese doctor who provided treatment to the pregnant woman to writer detailed report of treatment procedure.

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked the Ministry of Health to probe the case and send its report to the PM before March 14.

Factbox: Nestle Health Science key investments

(Reuters) - Nestle believes its Health Science unit will eventually generate annual sales of 10 billion Swiss francs ($10.3 billion). It already has sales of more than 2 billion francs.Here are some of its recent deals: - Sept 2016: Staged acquisition of Phagenesis, a medical device company with a treatment for dysphagia, the inability to swallow safely. - May 2016: Licensing deal worth up to 100 million euros with DBV Technologies to develop and market an experimental milk allergy test for… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Residents hide indoors, lose business as foul smell engulfs Hanoi lake

People living in the Van Quan residential area have been enduring an almighty stench that has been coming from a local lake for more than five years. Bach Thi Minh Hanh said she has to keep all the doors and windows shut day and night but the smell remains unbearable. Water levels in the 2,000-square-meter Van Quan Lake have been falling over the past few days because of the hot weather, and this has exposed sulphur compounds on the lake bed that have made the foul odor even worse. The smell of… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

US internet repeatedly disrupted by cyberattacks on key firm

LONDON (AP) — Cyberattacks on a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted the availability of popular websites across the United States Friday, according to analysts and company officials. The White House described the disruption as malicious.Manchester, New Hampshire-based Dyn Inc. said its server infrastructure was hit by distributed denial-of-service attacks, which work by overwhelming targeted machines with junk data traffic. The attack had knock-on effects for users trying to access popular… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

South Korea confirms more cases of deadly bird flu

South Korean health officials disinfect a vehicle to prevent spread of bird flu in Pocheon, South Korea, November 23, 2016. Kim Myeong-jin/News1 Source: via REUTERS The H5N6 virus was first confirmed on Nov 18 at a farm in central South Korea and it has since spread to farms around the country, with the total number of cases now standing at 46. Authorities have stepped up quarantine measures, culling birds and restricting animal movements which are feared to spread the virus. "We've… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Japanese prime minister arrives in Hawaii for memorial visit

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in Hawaii to recognize the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor.Abe arrived Monday for the historic visit. He will be the first Japanese prime minister to visit the memorial that honors sailors and Marines killed in the 1941 attack.The memorial will be closed to the public Tuesday when he visits with U.S. President Barack Obama, who is vacationing in Hawaii with his family.Japan's former leader Shigeru Yoshida went to Pearl… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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