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Corporate

Chevrolet model Cruze sets sale record
15:17 | 29/08/2014 Chevrolet model Cruze sets sale record

Chevrolet, one of the world’s largest car brands, sold its three millionth Cruze this month, just 16 months after selling its two millionth model.

Investing

Fibre industry on the rise
14:07 | 27/08/2014 Fibre industry on the rise

The local fibre industry has been booming on the back of rocketing investment and the resultant reduced dependence on imports.

Property

Two Vietnamese houses enter world’s top 10 super skinny
09:13 | 28/08/2014 Two Vietnamese houses enter world’s top 10 super skinny

Two buildings in Ho Chi Minh City have earned places in the list of the world’s top 10 super skinny houses, selected by International Dezeen magazine.

Money

Share prices, liquidity increase
09:54 | 29/08/2014 Share prices, liquidity increase

Liquidity continued to increase in Viet Nam's stock markets yesterday, with the combined trading value on two exchanges hitting more than VND4 trillion (US$188.6 million).

Province

Tuyen Quang urged to reinforce political system, party-building
09:39 | 29/08/2014 Tuyen Quang urged to reinforce political system, party-building

Tuyen Quang Province should pay more attention to reinforcing its political system, particularly regarding Party-building efforts, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said yesterday.

Travel

A visit to H’Mong King’s palace
13:55 | 29/08/2014 A visit to H’Mong King’s palace

Sa Phin Valley in Dong Van Commune, about 140 kilometers from the northwestern city of Ha Giang, is renowned for a nearly one-hundred-year-old palace of Vuong Chinh Duc who was dubbed as Vua Meo (king of H’Mong people) in the 1940s.

Leisure

Khanh Ly organisers to pay VND250 million in copyright fees
09:31 | 29/08/2014 Khanh Ly organisers to pay VND250 million in copyright fees

The organiser of the two liveshows of overseas singer Khanh Ly has agreed to pay music copyright fees of VND250 million after ministerial authorities got involved.

Society

Huge blaze
09:50 | 29/08/2014 Huge blaze

A fire broke out at a wood processing company in HCM City's Binh Chanh District yesterday morning, destroying its 1,000-square-metre workshop.

Sports

Van Persie expects van Gaal to revive spluttering United
14:40 | 29/08/2014 Van Persie expects van Gaal to revive spluttering United

Robin van Persie insists troubled Manchester United will quickly turn the corner under new manager Louis van Gaal as they prepare to face Burnley on Saturday (Aug 29).

World News

Obama accuses Russia, says no US military action in Ukraine
08:38 | 29/08/2014 Obama accuses Russia, says no US military action in Ukraine

US President Barack Obama said on Thursday (Aug 28) it was "plain for the world to see" that Russian forces were fighting in Ukraine, but ruled out any US military action to resolve the escalating conflict.

Your Consultant

Things you need to stop doing to your employees right now
10:34 | 26/08/2014 Things you need to stop doing to your employees right now

You’re the boss. It’s your business, so you can do what you want, right? Well, technically, yes, as long as it’s not violating any laws. But just because you can do something, it doesn’t mean you should do something. Here are things you need to stop doing, even though they are legal.

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