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Corporate

Vietnam builds luxury cruise for Myanmar
17:15 28/07/2015 Vietnam builds luxury cruise for Myanmar

The luxury river cruiser “Anawrahta”, owned by Heritage Line, has left Ho Chi Minh City aboard the heavy lift vessel, Rolldock Storm...

Investing

ASEAN sets pace of global integration
08:49 27/07/2015 ASEAN sets pace of global integration

Vietnam has reaped substantial economic benefits from its 20-year membership of ASEAN, which has provided opportunities to participate in many regional and global economic links.

Property

Japanese group invests in HCM City real estate
19:33 27/07/2015 Japanese group invests in HCM City real estate

Japan's Creed Group, a real estate firm specialising in principal investment and property development, has signed a comprehensive investment co-operation contract with An Gia Real Estate Investment and Development JSC.

Money

Viet Nam ranked top among world's biggest rising markets
10:50 28/07/2015 Viet Nam ranked top among world's biggest rising markets

Viet Nam's VN Index topped a list of the world markets that rose the most between June 24 and July 24.

Province

HCMC welcomes 2 million foreign visitors in H1
09:13 27/07/2015 HCMC welcomes 2 million foreign visitors in H1

Ho Chi Minh City catered for over 2 million foreign visitors in the first half of 2015, seeing a year-on-year increase of 3% and meeting 46% of the year target. 

Travel

Can Tho among world’s top 10 most beautiful canal cities
15:07 28/07/2015 Can Tho among world’s top 10 most beautiful canal cities

The Mysterious World website has listed Vietnam’s southern Can Tho province among top 10 most beautiful canal cities in the world.

Leisure

Artists propose ways to enliven Ho Chi Minh City pedestrian street
14:20 28/07/2015 Artists propose ways to enliven Ho Chi Minh City pedestrian street

Vietnamese cultural authorities and artists have suggested different ways to make Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street in downtown Ho Chi Minh City teem with life.

Sports

Drogba joins Montreal Impact in MLS transfer
09:43 28/07/2015 Drogba joins Montreal Impact in MLS transfer

Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba joined Major League Soccer's Montreal Impact on Monday, the Ivory Coast striker signing with the Canadian club after a rights transfer from the Chicago Fire.

World News

Five dead as attackers storm Indian police station
09:36 28/07/2015 Five dead as attackers storm Indian police station

Indian authorities said two police officers and three civilians were killed in the hours-long siege at a police station in the town of Gurdaspur near the Pakistan border.

Your Consultant

Survey finds Vietnamese support move to full-on market economy
10:25 24/07/2015 Survey finds Vietnamese support move to full-on market economy

Vietnamese citizens were pegging hopes on a faster transition into a full-fledged market economy, a majority saying that they vigorously supported the country's market economy model in a survey published yesterday.