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Prime Minister: Vietnam can overcome its economic challenges

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 01,2017

Boa moi - As the country marks the end to another tumultuous year for the national economy, that has seen significant challenges to globalization and integration, there has been a lot of reflecting about the past and future.

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Truck drives into crowd in Stockholm, killing four people

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Sweden, Stockholm attack Truck drives into crowd in Stockholm, killing four people Swedish political leaders expressed sympathy for relatives of the dead and injured, while urging people not to jump to conclusions about the attacker's motives. “It

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Sea-island tourism - Future of VN tourism

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EN VietNamNet - The Government’s master plan for tourism development by 2020 aims to develop seven key tourism zones, of which five are sea-island related zones, reflecting the importance of sea and island tourism....

Bookings for holiday tours rise, prices steady

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EN VietNamNet - The number of bookings for tours during the upcoming holiday celebrating Liberation Day and May Day, from April 29 to May 2, has risen by 15-25 per cent compared to the same period last year, according to tour operators....

How to feast in Hanoi on a $10 budget

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EN VietNamNet - US$10 is not much, but do you know you can have breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, snacks and even a glass of beer in that amount in Hanoi....

Workers to get better services: PM

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Baomoi - The Government has created the best conditions to help labourers enjoy favourable housing, health care, insurance, legal assistance and living standards in industrial zones (IZs) and export processing zones (EPZs)....

IMF warns against protectionism, but strikes word from statement

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Bao moi - With fears rising that the Trump administration will follow through on its threats to raise trade barriers, world finance ministers are united on one message: protectionism threatens the global economy....

Lifting of farmland limit to spur exports of produce

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Vietnamnet - Expansion of land limits and accumulation of land for large-scale production are expected to be the foundation for the branding of farm produce....

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 24/4

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Vietnamnet - Binh Thuan calls for investment in tourism, Proposals submitted to PM to help pig farmers, Textile and garment see resurgence of capital flows, Firms fret over draft dairy price management circular...

Indian pair jailed for recruiting, fundraising for IS

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Bao Moi - Two men accused of fundraising and recruiting for the Islamic State group in India were sentenced to seven years in jail Friday, an official said....

Haiphong’s infrastructural renaissance keys interest

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Bao Moi - With a modern transport infrastructure system taking shape, the northern city of Haiphong expects to become a gateway connecting the north of Vietnam to the world and attract an influx of investment that would help realise its vision of...

A Mideast rivalry worth watching

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Yahoo News At the heart of many Middle East conflicts lies a fierce rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia. Both now have leaders eager to win over young people with fundamental reform. For Saudis, that leader is Mohammed bin Salman, the deputy...

Vietnam food sector needs a complete overhaul

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Vietnamnet - Feeding the growing populace with both nutritious and sustainable food will require substantial improvements to what is currently a ‘broken’ national food system, says the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development....

Hotel room shortage looms as MICE arrivals increase

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EN VietNamNet - A sharp increase in MICE (Meeting, Incentive, Conference and Event) tourist arrivals in HCM City has fuelled concern among tourism firms over possible shortages of hotel rooms and conference halls....

Sam Son asked to differentiate itself in tourism development

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Nhan dan - NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue asked the seaside town of Sam Son in central Thanh Hoa province to create unique tourism products to turn itself into a key national tourism destination....

Wealth management services launched in Vietnam

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Vietnamnet - Many bankers dream of providing wealth management services, especially in an attractive market like Vietnam....

Little boy suffers from cerebral atrophy

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Baomoi - A family in Quang Tri Province is calling for help to treat their 3-year-old sons who are suffering from cerebral atrophy and weak health....

Is Vietnam’s agriculture suffering from 'Dutch disease'?

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Vietnamnet - Nguyen Duc Thanh from VEPR believes that Vietnam’s agriculture is suffering from so-called Dutch disease. It is still fumbling for ways to develop, though it leads the world in the output of some products....

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 23/4

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Vietnamnet - Hanoi to host international trade fair for construction, Solar power plant nears go-ahead in Thanh Hoa, Schneider Electric inaugurates $45 million factory in HCM City, CBU auto imports soar in first quarter...

Aviva acquires entire shareholding in Vietnam JV

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Baomoi - The multinational insurance company Aviva Plc has announced the acquisition of VietinBank’s entire 50 per cent shareholding in its life insurance joint venture VietinBank Aviva Life Insurance Limited (Aviva Vietnam) and signing of a new...

Vietnam’s exports still dominated by FDI firms

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Vietnamnet - The turnover of foreign-invested firms continues to dominate Vietnamese exports despite a decline seen in the first half of April, latest statistics show....

Construction ministry to set condotel rules

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Vietnamnet - The construction ministry will study the legality of condotels and issue technical standards soon to ensure that the development of this new property product is on the right track....

New cement packaging for Vietnam

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Vietnamnet - The rapid growth and increasing production of cement in Viet Nam raises questions of how to increase efficiency and minimise hazards to workers and the environment, said Swedish Ambassador to Viet Nam Pereric Hogberg at a Ha Noi...

Service sector sees high growth: VCCI report

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Vietnamnet - The service sector has reported a strong growth, thanks to the rising number of enterprises, especially in education and training, administrative operations and entertainment....

SCB permitted to sell over 50% of shares to foreign investors

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Vietnamnet - Saigon Joint Stock Commercial Bank (SCB) said on April 18 it had received approval from the central bank to sell more than 50% of its shares to foreign investors....

Demand up for 5-star HN hotels

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Vietnamnet - Average occupancy of five-star hotels was up four percentage points quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) and 10 percentage points year-on-year (YoY) to 74 per cent, according to a quarterly report by Savills Viet Nam....

Tourism sector enhances management of travel, tour guidance

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EN VietNamNet - The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) hosted a workshop in Hanoi on April 21 to deploy a plan to enhance management of travel operations, tour guidance and tourist destinations....

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