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Mortality rate due to air pollution from power plants in VN surges
Health

Mortality rate due to air pollution from power plants in VN surges

It is estimated that death due to air pollution from coal-fired power plants in Vietnam will increase from 4,300 in 2011 to 15,700 in 2030,  said director of the Research and Training Center for

VN textile sector growth surges
Business

VN textile sector growth surges

Vietnamnet - The textile and garment sector enters the second quarter (Q2) of this year with promising signs from new import markets, said General Director of the Vietnam Textile and Garment Group

Q1 foreign direct investment surges to $7.71b
Business

Q1 foreign direct investment surges to $7.71b

Vietnamnet - Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Viet Nam surged to US$7.71 billion in the first quarter of 2017, exceeding the amount during the same period in 2016 by 91.5 per cent.

Popularity of cash-prize games and horse races surges in VN
Business

Popularity of cash-prize games and horse races surges in VN

Vietnamnet - Vietlott and traditional lotteries, casinos, and dog and horse races are causing social problems, some people contend, but experts believe they are a normal part of the market economy.

Apple surges on iPhone sales; stock indexes wobble
World

Apple surges on iPhone sales; stock indexes wobble

Yahoo News NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are on track to finish little changed Wednesday as investors didn't react much to a strong hiring survey or the Federal Reserve's decision to leave

Deadly fighting surges in Ukraine despite truce
World

Deadly fighting surges in Ukraine despite truce

Yahoo News A sudden surge in clashes between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed rebels killed at least seven people on Monday despite a tattered truce in Ukraine's war-scarred east. The fighting

Vietnamese dong weakens as dollar surges following Fed rate increase
Business

Vietnamese dong weakens as dollar surges following Fed rate increase

The Trump effect has already started even though he's not in the Oval Office yet.

Dollar surges, most markets sink on Fed rate call
Politics

Dollar surges, most markets sink on Fed rate call

The dollar surged against its peers Thursday and most Asian markets tumbled after the Federal Reserve indicated it will likely embark on a steeper path of interest rate hikes over the next year.

Kohli scores double century as India surges against England
World

Kohli scores double century as India surges against England

MUMBAI, India (AP) — Virat Kohli scored his third double century of the year as India reached 579-7 at lunch on day four of the fourth cricket test against England on Sunday, racing out to a

Medtronic 2Q profit surges, revenue misses expectations
World

Medtronic 2Q profit surges, revenue misses expectations

NEW YORK (AP) — Medtronic PLC's fiscal second-quarter profit more than doubled on higher sales of its heart and surgical devices. But revenue fell short of Wall Street expectations, helping to drag

Alabama surges on with solid victory over LSU
World

Alabama surges on with solid victory over LSU

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (AP) — Jalen Hurts broke loose for a 21-yard touchdown run to break a scoreless tie early in the fourth quarter, and No. 1 Alabama's defense thoroughly stifled Leonard

Pound surges further on Brexit ruling, US vote fears
Politics

Pound surges further on Brexit ruling, US vote fears

London (AFP) - Britain's pound leapt to $1.25 on Friday, one day after judges ruled London needed parliamentary approval to trigger Brexit, as the dollar and world stocks were rocked by US vote fears.

Tourism surges in first 9 months
Travel

Tourism surges in first 9 months

The National Administration of Tourism announced a 25.7 per cent increase in the number of tourists, up to more than 7.26 million visitors, compared with the same period last year.

Vietnam’s consumer price index surges in September
Business

Vietnam’s consumer price index surges in September

Higher prices for education, transportation and food contributed to the leap.

Vietnam's instant noodle surges
Business

Vietnam's instant noodle surges

Viet Nam has a huge domestic market for instant noodles with sales of nearly VND20 trillion (US$888.9 million) per year.

Sterling hits lowest in 3 decades, yen surges as Brexit slams markets
World

Sterling hits lowest in 3 decades, yen surges as Brexit slams markets


Sterling suffered its most volatile session in living memory and hit its lowest level since the 1985 Plaza Accord as the Leave camp looks increasingly likely to win Britain's referendum on its

Global markets wrap up: Asia stocks gain as Brexit fears ebb slightly, pound surges
World

Global markets wrap up: Asia stocks gain as Brexit fears ebb slightly, pound surges


Asian stocks gained early on Monday as rising expectations of Britain voting to remain in the European Union lifted risk sentiment and the pound jumped against its peers.

Vietnam's foreign investment surges to over $10 billion in Jan-May
Business

Vietnam's foreign investment surges to over $10 billion in Jan-May

The pledges were up 136 percent from the same period last yearCanada developer pledges another $75 million for resort project in Vietnam Thailand’s Amata expects strong growth in Vietnam with new