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Deputy PM: Government will not raise public debt ceiling
Business

Deputy PM: Government will not raise public debt ceiling

NDO/VNA – The Government will not raise the public debt ceiling in order to ensure debt payment capacity and balance the national financial system, said Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue during

Vietnam plans to raise capacity of Noi Bai Airport to up to 100 million passengers
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Vietnam plans to raise capacity of Noi Bai Airport to up to 100 million passengers

NDO - The Ministry of Transport (MOT) and the Hanoi government have agreed on the need to develop an expansion plan in order to raise the annual capacity of Noi Bai International Airport to between

Uber plans to raise fares in Saigon to 'support' drivers
Business

Uber plans to raise fares in Saigon to 'support' drivers

The company says the current fares are still too low, despite a hike last year.

Vietnam's coffee export plunge could raise global supply concerns
Business

Vietnam's coffee export plunge could raise global supply concerns

En nexpress - Lower outflow from Vietnam, coupled with falling exports from Brazil, could reduce the downward pressure on prices created by ample stocks in importing nations.

EU to raise South China Sea issues again after last year's tense discussion
Politics

EU to raise South China Sea issues again after last year's tense discussion

The European bloc is cautious about China's militarization of islands.

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

Poultry sale, slaughter raise avian flu fears
Health

Poultry sale, slaughter raise avian flu fears

Baomoi - Tonnes of poultry are illegally traded and slaughtered daily in Hà Nội’s markets raising public concern over the spread of avian influenza in the capital.

VN banks struggle to raise capital
Business

VN banks struggle to raise capital

Vietnamnet - Not only the issues of human resources, bad debt, profit, dividends, but also the pressure of increasing capital to cater for updated standards in line with Basel II are pushing banks

Experts raise warnings against home-made animal and herbal spirits
Health

Experts raise warnings against home-made animal and herbal spirits

Baomoi - Many experts said people in Vietnam are facing health risks from using alcohol that have soaked animals or herbal roots.

American Muslims raise money to repair vandalized Jewish cemetery
World

American Muslims raise money to repair vandalized Jewish cemetery

Yahoo News Amid a flurry of anti-Semitic incidents in recent weeks, many American Muslims are stepping forward to support the Jewish community. The most recent effort, a fundraising campaign started

Hoa Phat Group plans to raise charter capital to $675.6 million
Business

Hoa Phat Group plans to raise charter capital to $675.6 million

Vietnamnet - Steelmaker Hoa Phat Group plans to increase its charter capital to VND15.2 trillion ($675.6 million) this year, double the current level of VND8.42 trillion.

Brazil lawmakers approve amnesty program to raise revenues
World

Brazil lawmakers approve amnesty program to raise revenues

Yahoo News Brazil's Lower House of Congress on Wednesday approved a bill that reopens a program providing an amnesty against criminal prosecution to Brazilians holding undeclared assets abroad if

Vietjet to raise $84 million from share issuance
Business

Vietjet to raise $84 million from share issuance

Vietnamnet - Vietjet Aviation Joint Stock Company will issue more than 22.3 million shares, equal to 7.46 per cent of the company’s outstanding shares, to Huong Duong Sunny Investment Co Ltd.

PM to raise foreign-investor caps on banks
Business

PM to raise foreign-investor caps on banks

Vietnamnet - Viet Nam will increase the limits of foreign ownership in banks as early as this year to quicken the overhaul of the nation’s banking system and further lure overseas investments to

At Abu Dhabi oil event, hopes that cuts will raise prices
World

At Abu Dhabi oil event, hopes that cuts will raise prices

Yahoo News ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Participants at an oil conference in crude-rich Abu Dhabi say they hope production cuts will drive prices even higher.

Philippines won't raise legal victory vs. China at ASEAN
World

Philippines won't raise legal victory vs. China at ASEAN

Yahoo News MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' top diplomat says his country won't raise its recent international arbitration victory against China's territorial claims in the South China Sea

How will three state-owned banks raise charter capital?
Business

How will three state-owned banks raise charter capital?

Of the three state-owned banks, the largest in the economy, BIDV has the lowest CAR (capital adequacy ratio).

Airbnb seeks to raise an additional $153 million
Tech

Airbnb seeks to raise an additional $153 million

By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Airbnb Inc is looking to raise an additional $153 million as an extension of a recent funding round, boosting its coffers as the company pushes forward

Exclusive: If Trump skews science, researchers must raise the alarm - Obama official
Science

Exclusive: If Trump skews science, researchers must raise the alarm - Obama official

By Patrick Rucker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists must confront climate change deniers and speak up if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump tries to sideline climate research, Interior Secretary Sally

Fed to raise rates as Trump economy looms
Politics

Fed to raise rates as Trump economy looms

There is little room for doubt that the US Federal Reserve will raise the benchmark interest rate in the coming week for only the second time in a decade. With unemployment at a nine-year low, jobs

Pubic Hair Grooming May Raise STI Risk
Science

Pubic Hair Grooming May Raise STI Risk

People who are sexually active and who regularly groom their pubic hair may be more likely to contract sexually transmitted infections than those who don't groom their pubic hair at all, according to

Vietnam Airlines wants to raise capital, buy more aircraft
Business

Vietnam Airlines wants to raise capital, buy more aircraft

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam Airlines, the nation’s flag carrier, has asked the Ministry of Transport for permission to increase its chartered capital to over VND14.2 trillion so that it could buy 18

To raise funds, large corporations prefer bonds to bank loans
Business

To raise funds, large corporations prefer bonds to bank loans

Large corporations say they would rather issue corporate bonds to mobilize capital than borrow from banks because of the lower cost.

British ex-PMs raise possibility of new Brexit vote
Politics

British ex-PMs raise possibility of new Brexit vote

Former British prime minister John Major believes there is a "credible case" for a second referendum on Brexit, a newspaper reported Friday, after his successor Tony Blair suggested the process could