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Corporate

VietJet inks cooperation deal with VNPT
09:25 26/05/2015 VietJet inks cooperation deal with VNPT

VietJet and the Viet Nam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) will speed up cooperation in areas such as air transport, telecommunications, and multimedia entertainment services on the carrier's aircraft.

Tech

VN targets dropping software piracy rate to 75%
09:23 26/05/2015 VN targets dropping software piracy rate to 75%

Viet Nam expects to lower its software piracy rate to 75 per cent in the coming period, according to an official of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Property

Partnership brings “affordable luxury” to capital city
10:46 25/05/2015 Partnership brings “affordable luxury” to capital city

HBI Joint Stock Company last week signed co-operation agreements with a range of prestigious partners to co-develop the Imperia Garden complex in Hanoi.

Money

VNR to divest contribution capital from Saigon Hotel
09:20 26/05/2015 VNR to divest contribution capital from Saigon Hotel

Viet Nam Railways Corporation (VNR) has decided to divest its total State-owned capital from Saigon Hotel at Ly Thuong Kiet Street, the ‘golden land' area in the capital city.

Travel

Summer paradise on Nam Du Islands
10:38 25/05/2015 Summer paradise on Nam Du Islands

With more than 21 islands, Nam Du archipelago in Kien Giang province is fascinating, with beautiful beaches and a magical water world.

Leisure

Smartphone addiction in Vietnam through photos
09:50 26/05/2015 Smartphone addiction in Vietnam through photos

It is undeniable that Vietnamese people are agile in catching global trends in terms of smartphones, and a syndrome called smartphone addiction as well.

Society

Korean companies launch affordable supermarkets to cater to Vietnamese workers
14:44 22/05/2015 Korean companies launch affordable supermarkets to cater to Vietnamese workers

Two Korean-owned companies in Vietnam are running their own supermarkets which offer goods at low prices to their workers in a bid to improve their living conditions.

Sports

Thailand beat Vietnam 1-0 in World Cup qualifier
10:55 26/05/2015 Thailand beat Vietnam 1-0 in World Cup qualifier

Thailand defeated 10-man Vietnam 1-0 in the opener of the 2018 World Cup second qualification round of Group F in Bangkok on May 24.

World News

Thousands head home as Nepal landslide flood fears ease
10:08 26/05/2015 Thousands head home as Nepal landslide flood fears ease

Thousands of villagers have returned to their homes in quake-hit Nepal's mountainous northwest after a river which was dammed by a landslide began flowing normally again.

Your Consultant

Ministry cuts interest on State investment
09:08 25/05/2015 Ministry cuts interest on State investment

In a move to ease businesses' access to loans, the Ministry of Finance this week cut interest rates on State investment and export credit.