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Experts decry realty profit transfer rules

person Orange Themes access_time May 15,2016

Regulations banning the use of profits from property alienation to cover losses in other businesses discourage property firms from expanding their investments and make tax policies seem unfair, experts said.

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Ivory Coast votes on divisive new constitution

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 30,2016

Ivory Coast goes to the polls on Sunday to vote on constitutional changes that President Alassane Ouattara says will help to end years of instability and unrest linked to the vexed issue of "Ivorian-ness". The draft constitution put forward by

Image : Cha Ca La Vong – a specialty of Hanoi

Cha Ca La Vong – a specialty of Hanoi

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 03,2016

Foreign and local cognoscenti coming to Hanoi seem to hit the Cha Ca La Vong restaurant on Cha Ca Street in Hanoi. It was recently included on an list of 10 places to see before you die.

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PV Power prepares for August IPO

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Vietnamnet - PetroVietnam Power Corporation (PV Power) will make its initial public offering (IPO) this August, the electricity producer announced....

Call for $309 million to upgrade VN railways

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Vietnamnet - Chairman of Vietnam Railway Corporation Vu Anh Minh spoke about the $309 million plan to upgrade the sector's infrastructure for the 2017-2021 period....

Vietnamese firms set for active mergers season

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Vietnamnet - In late February Indian State-owned mining giant, the National Mineral Development Corporation, was in talks with Masan Resources Corporation to buy a stake in the latter’s Nui Phao tungsten mine....

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....

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....

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...

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....

Ho Chi Minh City vows to create optimal conditions for Indian investors

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Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City will create favourable conditions and a better business environment for foreign investors, including Indian entrepreneurs, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee, Nguyen Thanh Phong, on April 22....

'VND0 tours' for Chinese travelers: how to stop them

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EN VietNamNet - A lot of shops which sell products at exorbitant prices to Chinese tourists under 'zero-dong tours' have been forced to shut down....

Health minister claims unsafe food not major cause for cancer

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Baomoi - Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said that dirty food is not the major cause of cancer in Vietnam, but it is acute infection and chronic diseases....

Those obituaries for Trump-style populism? A bit premature

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Yahoo News There is no doubting why Donald Trump, America’s 45th president, chose to hang a portrait of Andrew Jackson, the seventh president, in the Oval Office: He sees himself as the political heir to the nation’s first populist president. Last...

Is the tumult of France's presidential race a sign of longing for lost grandeur?

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Yahoo News If there has been one constant in France's 2017 presidential campaign, it has been the repeated rise of the outsider who comes out of nowhere to scramble political assumptions and electoral math. The latest example is Jean-Luc Mélenchon....

Vietnam Airlines completing petition for direct flight to US

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Vietnamnet - Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) and national carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) are completing the necessary procedures to open direct air routes to the United States in 2018....

Export – core factor for economic growth

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Vietnamnet - Exports will be one of the key factors to help Vietnam achieve an economic growth rate of 6.7 percent in 2017, but the sector still faces many challenges, according to the Market Intello research company....

Clearer guidance needed for support industry tax incentive policy

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Vietnamnet - The government has released a series of incentives and policies in recent years to boost Vietnam’s support industry (SI), but improvements are yet to be fully seen....

11 tourism startups qualify for MIST startup accelerator

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Vietnamnet - Eleven innovative tourism startups from Viet Nam have qualified for the Mekong Innovative Startup Tourism (MIST) Startup Accelerator programme....

HCMC leader offers green light for Iranian businesses

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Nhan dan - NDO – Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, Nguyen Thanh Phong has committed to ensuring the most favourable conditions for foreign investors, including Iranian businesses....

Medical fees to rise for people without insurance

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Baomoi - From June, 1,900 medical services will have new price ceilings, which means the rate for many services will rise two- or three-fold, as per a recent health ministry circular....

Vietnam leads Asia for growth in convenience store

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Vietnamnet - Viet Nam is forecast to be the fastest growing convenience store market in Asia by 2021, according to new data released by international grocery research organisation the Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD)....

Across US, states answering cries for police reforms

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Yahoo News The week that Freddie Gray died in a Baltimore hospital in April 2015, while the city burned and protesters across the country demanded police reforms, legislators in Colorado were gathered to deliver just that. The Colorado lawmakers...

Enormous potential for Vietnam - Iran economic co-operation

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Nhan dan - NDO - A Vietnam - Iran Business Forum was held in Hanoi on April 20 to promote trade cooperation and friendship between the two countries....

JICA loan commitment for Vietnam maintained

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Nhan dan - NDO/ VNA – The capital that the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has pledged to loan to Vietnam in fiscal year 2017 (from April 2017 to March 2018) will not differ much from the previous fiscal year....

‘Understanding customers’ needs, building trust vital for retailers’: CEO Guardian VN

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Vietnamnet - A number of foreign retailers have expanding their businesses in Viet Nam in recent years, seeing large growth potential as well as opportunities in the modern retail industry....

JICA’s committed loans for Vietnam roughly unchanged in FY 2017

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Vietnamnet - The capital that the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) pledges to loan to Vietnam in fiscal year 2017 (from April 2017 to March 2018) will not differ much from the previous fiscal year....

Vietnam among top 5 must-tries for adventure addicts in Asia

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EN VietNamNet - AsiaOne Travel has revealed top 5 adventure experiences visitors should not miss when travelling Asia, including kite-surfing in Mui Ne, a resort town in southeast Vietnam....

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