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Corporate

Coca Cola Vietnam claims its products to meet safety standards
14:52 29/07/2016 Coca Cola Vietnam claims its products to meet safety standards

Before consumers’s qualms about the quality of Coca-Cola Vietnam’s nutritional supplement drinks, the company has reaffirmed that its products meet the quality standards and food safety regulations set by the Ministry of Health (MoH).

Investing

Central Highlands’ environment jeopardised by alumina plants
15:58 29/07/2016 Central Highlands’ environment jeopardised by alumina plants

The broken chemical pipe system incident at Vinacomin-Dak Nong Aluminium Company’s Nhan Co alumina plant in the Central Highland’s province of Dak Nong has raised concerns about environmental pollution in the region.

Tech

Mobile app ads overtake mobile web in Vietnam
09:57 30/07/2016 Mobile app ads overtake mobile web in Vietnam

In-app advertising has been overtaking the mobile web channel in Vietnam, with the click-through rate on apps found to be 1.5 times as high as the mobile web click-through rate, according to the Mobile First Insights (MFI) on Vietnam report from Opera Mediaworks released on July 21.

Property

Q & A with Rolf Opitz
13:11 29/07/2016 Q & A with Rolf Opitz

General manager of Wyndham Legend Halong hotel, Rolf Opitz talks to Timeout about Halong’s newest international 5 star hotel. Interview by Thu Hanh

Money

Annual Report Awards celebrates immense improvements
20:00 29/07/2016 Annual Report Awards celebrates immense improvements

The 9th Vietnam Annual Report Awards Ceremony honours its 50 winners today at the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange.

Province

City seeks green light for major PPP projects
09:47 29/07/2016 City seeks green light for major PPP projects

The Hồ Chí Minh City People’s Committee has submitted for Government approval a list of priority transportation and sanitation investment projects that will be developed in a Public Private Partnership (PPP) format between 2016 and 2020.

Travel

10 interesting facts about Da Lat
08:21 30/07/2016 10 interesting facts about Da Lat

Da Lat is not only a renowned tourist-resort city of Vietnam but also famous for  unusual and interesting sites.

Leisure

World famous DJ will bring hot EDM to Vietnam
10:13 30/07/2016 World famous DJ will bring hot EDM to Vietnam

It has been unveiled that Dutch DJ Martin Garrix will bring his brand of electrifying electronic dance music (EDM) to Vietnam in late September for a rocking performance at a private music event.

Society

Vietnamese woman has 32kg ovarian tumor
09:53 30/07/2016 Vietnamese woman has 32kg ovarian tumor

The Can Tho Oncology Hospital in Can Tho City has removed an ovarian tumor weighing 32 kg for a woman from the southern province of Hau Giang.

Sports

Man City beat Dortmund on penalties in Shenzhen
11:21 29/07/2016 Man City beat Dortmund on penalties in Shenzhen

SHENZHEN, China: Pep Guardiola got his first taste of victory as Manchester City's manager on Thursday (Jul 28) night after beating Borussia Dortmund on penalties in a friendly, but expressed concern about the looming English Premier League season.

World News

Clinton accepts Democratic Party presidential nomination
11:19 29/07/2016 Clinton accepts Democratic Party presidential nomination

PHILADELPHIA: Americans face a "moment of reckoning" in the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton told voters Thursday (Jul 28) as she accepted the Democratic presidential nomination and highlighted efforts to improve economic opportunities across the board.