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Corporate

Samsung Vietnam’s largest recruitment test in two big cities
13:14 30/04/2017 Samsung Vietnam’s largest recruitment test in two big cities

Samsung Vietnam yesterday held its Global Samsung Aptitude Test (GSAT) for applicants from both the north and the south at the National Convention Center (NCC) and at Samsung HCMC Complex (SEHC).

Investing

PM meets with Vietnamese investors in Laos
09:44 29/04/2017 PM meets with Vietnamese investors in Laos

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc met in Vientiane on Thursday with Vietnamese investors to hear about their difficulties in a bid to help create favourable conditions for Vietnamese investments in Laos.

Tech

Indonesia students win inaugural Microsoft Imagine Cup
17:20 30/04/2017 Indonesia students win inaugural Microsoft Imagine Cup

Microsoft has announced that Team CIMOL from Indonesia won the inaugural Imagine Cup Southeast Asia Finals, beating nine other teams to the top prize.

Property

Knock-on effects of Can Gio growth
09:00 01/05/2017 Knock-on effects of Can Gio growth

An influx of transport and real estate projects planned for Can Gio has created a land fever in this island district. Alongside with expectations of what the turnaround could do for one of poorest areas in Ho Chi Minh City, many experts have raised concerns about the environmental threats that come with such a development. Gia Huy reports.

Money

PJICO to sell shares to Korean non-insurance firm
10:43 30/04/2017 PJICO to sell shares to Korean non-insurance firm

Petrolimex Insurance Joint Stock Company (PJICO), with code PGI on the HCM Stock Exchange, will sell 20 per cent of its charter capital to Samsung Fire&Marine Insurance.

Province

Long An targets becoming modern industrialised province
10:03 01/05/2017 Long An targets becoming modern industrialised province

Although Long An Province has taken the lead in foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction in Mekong Delta, it is still undertaking different measures to improve its competitiveness and investment climate.

Travel

Golf convention will spotlight Danang’s luxury travel appeal
09:00 01/05/2017 Golf convention will spotlight Danang’s luxury travel appeal

The sixth annual Asia Golf Tourism Convention, to be held this month in Danang, is anticipated to bring an assortment of development opportunities to the city’s luxury travel segment.

Society

Central city dedicates first urban road tunnel
10:15 01/05/2017 Central city dedicates first urban road tunnel

Following six months of construction, the central city inaugurated its first road tunnel at the intersection of Lê Duẩn and Trần Phú streets on the west bank of the Hàn River yesterday.

Sports

Nadal wins 10th Barcelona Open
10:35 01/05/2017 Nadal wins 10th Barcelona Open

BARCELONA: Rafael Nadal hailed a "dream start" to his clay court season after romping to his 10th Barcelona Open on Sunday (Apr 30) with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Austria's Dominic.

World News

Bus rams cars, motorbikes in Indonesia; 11 killed
10:23 01/05/2017 Bus rams cars, motorbikes in Indonesia; 11 killed

JAKARTA: At least 11 people were killed Sunday (Apr 30) when a bus rammed into several other vehicles in Indonesia's West Java province after a suspected brake failure, police said.

Your Consultant

Ministry drafts Decree on compulsory social insurance for foreign workers in VN
14:24 24/04/2017 Ministry drafts Decree on compulsory social insurance for foreign workers in VN

The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) is drafting a Decree to guide the implementation of the Law on Social Insurance on compulsory social insurance for foreign workers in Viet Nam.