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Venture capital fund aims to create Viet Nam's Silicon Valley
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Venture capital fund aims to create Viet Nam's Silicon Valley

The Ministry of Science and Technology is working on a plan to create a Vietnamese venture capital fund, in a move to...

Paris once again the world's undisputed fashion capital
Travel

Paris once again the world's undisputed fashion capital

En Vnexpress - New York, Milan and London have all tried to take its crown, but more than ever Paris remains fashion's reference point, analysts insist.

Trash scares away beachgoers in Vietnam's 'resort capital'
Travel

Trash scares away beachgoers in Vietnam's 'resort capital'

En Vnexpress - Local resorts struggle to clear away garbage flooding Ham Tien Beach in Vietnam's south central town of Mui Ne.

Vietnam's former capital to ban vehicles from backpacker area on weekend nights
Travel

Vietnam's former capital to ban vehicles from backpacker area on weekend nights

En Vnexpress - The central city of Hue is hoping the new pedestrian zone will tempt tourists to take a stroll.

Young volunteers promote capital city’s image
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Young volunteers promote capital city’s image

Young volunteers supporting Hanoi’s tourism have impressed residents and visitors with their activities to promote the capital city’s culture and history and have made a significant contribution to

Open-top buses rev up to cruise the capital's top tourist sites
Travel

Open-top buses rev up to cruise the capital's top tourist sites

En Vnexpress - Jump aboard and take a ride to enjoy a fresh perspective of Vietnam's capital.

Huge bomb blast kills 80, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital
World

Huge bomb blast kills 80, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

The explosion is one of the deadliest in Kabul and coming at the start of the holy month of Ramadan.

Mekong Capital announces investment in logistics firm
Business

Mekong Capital announces investment in logistics firm

Vietnamnet - Mekong Enterprise Fund III Ltd (MEF III) on Monday announced its fifth investment in Viet Nam.

Shake-up needed in managing State capital
Business

Shake-up needed in managing State capital

Vietnamnet - Viet Nam urgently needs an effective model for managing State capital at State-owned enterprises (SOEs) to prevent loss and corruption while promoting efficiency in using State capital.

VEC looks to transfer toll privileges to raise capital
Business

VEC looks to transfer toll privileges to raise capital

Vietnamnet - Vietnam Expressway Corporation (VEC) has proposed a plan to the Ministry of Transport to transfer Cau Gie-Ninh Binh Expressway toll-collection privileges at a cost of VNĐ9.1 trillion

New trend: Vietnamese capital flowing into foreign real estate markets
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New trend: Vietnamese capital flowing into foreign real estate markets

Vietnamnet - While foreign capital flows into the Vietnamese real estate market, domestic capital also flows out of Vietnam into various markets around the world.

Stunning beauty of Hue ancient capital from height
Travel

Stunning beauty of Hue ancient capital from height

EN VietNamNet - Hue lovers have nurtured a dream to contemplate Hue from height. Now they can turn their dream into reality by taking a hot-air balloon ride to see the ancient city from a different

Private banks increase charter capital, state-owned banks undecided
Business

Private banks increase charter capital, state-owned banks undecided

Vietnamnet - A number of banks have announced they will raise charter capital in 2017 after receiving approval from shareholders. But all of them are private, not state, banks.

Moody's: Capital shortfall remains key credit burden for VN banks
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Moody's: Capital shortfall remains key credit burden for VN banks

Vietnamnet - Moody’s Investors Service has said that Vietnamese banks will face capital shortfalls over the next 12-18 months and that such a situation continues to represent a key credit burden

VN banks seek increased charter capital
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VN banks seek increased charter capital

Vietnamnet - It is the bank shareholders meeting season, and topping the agenda, besides the dividend payout ratio, is increasing their regulatory capital.

Vietcombank set to up capital to $1.74 billion
Business

Vietcombank set to up capital to $1.74 billion

Vietnamnet - Vietcombank (VCB) shareholders approved the bank’s plan to issue an additional 360 million shares, equivalent to 10 percent of its capital, to expand its charter capital to almost 39.6

Small banks working to bolster capital sources
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Small banks working to bolster capital sources

Vietnamnet - Most banks of small and medium size are mulling over scaling up capital sources to boost their financial strength.

Foreign capital eyeing Vietnamese fintech
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Foreign capital eyeing Vietnamese fintech

Vietnamnet - Foreign investment funds have expressed renewed interested in Vietnamese financial technology startups, despite a series of challenging setbacks that occurred in previous e-commerce

Textile and garment see resurgence of capital flows
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Textile and garment see resurgence of capital flows

Vietnamnet - After a period of stagnation, capital inflows into the textile and garment industry have started pouring back, continuing to expand existing projects, with a focus on deeper

PM witnesses capital flow of VND126 trillion into Binh Thuan province
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PM witnesses capital flow of VND126 trillion into Binh Thuan province

Nhan dan - NDO – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc witnessed Binh Thuan province’s granting of investment licences to 14 projects worth VND43 trillion (US$1.89 billion) and signing of a memoranda of

Vietnam's capital market lagging behind
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Vietnam's capital market lagging behind

Vietnamnet - Vietnam has been listed among emerging capital markets that are significantly behind developed markets, with considerable financial, human, and social costs, according to a new

SCIC plans to sell State capital in 137 firms
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SCIC plans to sell State capital in 137 firms

Vietnamnet - The State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC) had plans to sell its entire capital in 137 State-owned enterprises from now until 2020.

Deputy PM urges faster sale of State capital
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Deputy PM urges faster sale of State capital

Vietnamnet - In the next round of equitisation, State capital must be sold faster, at higher value, and the enterprises’ corporate governance must further improve, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh

HCM City metro projects short on capital
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HCM City metro projects short on capital

Vietnamnet - The two urban railway projects Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien and Ben Thanh-Tham Luong are confronted with a shortage of capital.

FDI capital continues to flow into Dong Nai
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FDI capital continues to flow into Dong Nai

Nhan dan - NDO - A total of US$314 million worth of foreign direct investment (FDI) capital was licensed for investment in Dong Nai province in the first quarter of this year, equivalent to 53.4% of