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PVC trial ends in life sentence

PVC trial ends in life sentence

Dinh La Thang has been sentenced to 13 years of imprisonment and Trinh Xuan Thanh has been given a life sentence.

VNR to offer new conveniences in 2018

VNR to offer new conveniences in 2018

Vietnam Railways (VNR) will institute improvements in service quality and infrastructure to compete with the civil aviation and road transport sectors in 2018.

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Tropical low-pressure system heading to East Sea

Tropical low-pressure system heading to East Sea

A tropical low-pressure system is quickly moving west at 30-35km per hour and heading to the East Sea.

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HCM City enhances use of IT disease surveillance

HCM City enhances use of IT disease surveillance

HCM City will expand the use of geographic information system (GIS) technology this year for surveillance of infectious diseases, such as hand-foot-mouth, throughout the city after successfully piloting it for dengue fever, the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre department’s deputy director Nguyễn Hữu Hưng told Việt Nam News.

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Heath insurance coverage hits 86.5% of population

Heath insurance coverage hits 86.5% of population

As of mid-December, 81.06 million people had social, health, and unemployment insurance.

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HCM City-Hà Nội route cheap tickets sold out

HCM City-Hà Nội route cheap tickets sold out

Cheap flight tickets for the Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday are almost sold out, especially for the HCM City to Hà Nội route.

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Farmers prepare special food for Tet

Farmers prepare special food for Tet

Farmers and food producers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are busy preparing speciality fruits and foods to meet burgeoning demand for the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, which begins on February 16.

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South African Honourable Consul supports naval soldiers affected by typhoon Tembin

South African Honourable Consul supports naval soldiers affected by typhoon Tembin

Following charitable activities over the past years, in late December, Do Thi Kim Lien, South African Honourable Consul in Ho Chi Minh City, donated VND100 million ($4,540) to support naval soldiers to reinstate the vegetable gardens on DK1 rigs.

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2017 plagued by devestating natural disasters

2017 plagued by devestating natural disasters

Việt Nam experienced unprecedentedly severe natural disasters in 2017, resulting in 386 people dead and missing and some VNĐ60,000 billion (US$2.6 billion) worth of damages.

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Mondelez Kinh Do—a strong Tet campaign ahead

Mondelez Kinh Do—a strong Tet campaign ahead

There are only two months left before Tet. This is the peak season for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) segment, including biscuits and cakes. All businesses in the snack market are entering the race to meet the consumption demand of the biggest festive season of the year. As the market leader, Mondelez Kinh Do is planning a strong Tet campaign around Kinh Do’s traditional and new products to capture this blooming festive consumption.

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2017 spotlight: outstanding socioeconomic events

2017 spotlight: outstanding socioeconomic events

In 2017, Vietnam saw a number of positive and negative socioeconomic developments. Here are the nine most remarkable events of the year gathered by newswire Vnexpress.

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Hà Nội to inspect enterprises owing social insurance payments

Hà Nội to inspect enterprises owing social insurance payments

Hà Nội’s authorities have ordered the city’s inspectors to inspect enterprises with long overdue social insurance premiums. 

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Controversy bubbles over proposed sugary drink tax

Controversy bubbles over proposed sugary drink tax

The Ministry of Finance’s proposed sugary soft drink tax has stirred up protest from business associations and companies that might be adversely affected.

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Trial of Dinh La Thang and 21 others to start on January 8

Trial of Dinh La Thang and 21 others to start on January 8

On January 8, 2018, the Hanoi People’s Court will open the first instance hearing of the trial of Dinh La Thang and 21 other defendants in relation to serious economic crimes at PetroVietnam Construction Corporation (PVC), according to newswire Vnexpress.

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2017—a year of remarkable success

2017—a year of remarkable success

With 13 socioeconomic development targets accomplished and a GDP growth of 6.7 per cent—the highest in the last ten years—2017 is considered a special year for the Vietnamese economy.

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Typhoon Tembin weakens to tropical low pressure

Typhoon Tembin weakens to tropical low pressure

HCM CITY - The National Hydrometeorological Forecast Centre this morning reported that Typhoon Tembin, the 16th tropical storm over the East Sea this year, has weakened into a tropical depression in the south of Việt Nam.

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PVC trial ends in life sentence

PVC trial ends in life sentence

Dinh La Thang has been sentenced to 13 years of imprisonment and Trinh Xuan Thanh has been given a life sentence.

VNR to offer new conveniences in 2018

VNR to offer new conveniences in 2018

Vietnam Railways (VNR) will institute improvements in service quality and infrastructure to compete with the civil aviation and road transport sectors in 2018.

Read more...
Tropical low-pressure system heading to East Sea

Tropical low-pressure system heading to East Sea

A tropical low-pressure system is quickly moving west at 30-35km per hour and heading to the East Sea.

Read more...
HCM City enhances use of IT disease surveillance

HCM City enhances use of IT disease surveillance

HCM City will expand the use of geographic information system (GIS) technology this year for surveillance of infectious diseases, such as hand-foot-mouth, throughout the city after successfully piloting it for dengue fever, the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre department’s deputy director Nguyễn Hữu Hưng told Việt Nam News.

Read more...
Heath insurance coverage hits 86.5% of population

Heath insurance coverage hits 86.5% of population

As of mid-December, 81.06 million people had social, health, and unemployment insurance.

Read more...
HCM City-Hà Nội route cheap tickets sold out

HCM City-Hà Nội route cheap tickets sold out

Cheap flight tickets for the Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday are almost sold out, especially for the HCM City to Hà Nội route.

Read more...
Farmers prepare special food for Tet

Farmers prepare special food for Tet

Farmers and food producers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are busy preparing speciality fruits and foods to meet burgeoning demand for the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, which begins on February 16.

Read more...
South African Honourable Consul supports naval soldiers affected by typhoon Tembin

South African Honourable Consul supports naval soldiers affected by typhoon Tembin

Following charitable activities over the past years, in late December, Do Thi Kim Lien, South African Honourable Consul in Ho Chi Minh City, donated VND100 million ($4,540) to support naval soldiers to reinstate the vegetable gardens on DK1 rigs.

Read more...
2017 plagued by devestating natural disasters

2017 plagued by devestating natural disasters

Việt Nam experienced unprecedentedly severe natural disasters in 2017, resulting in 386 people dead and missing and some VNĐ60,000 billion (US$2.6 billion) worth of damages.

Read more...
Mondelez Kinh Do—a strong Tet campaign ahead

Mondelez Kinh Do—a strong Tet campaign ahead

There are only two months left before Tet. This is the peak season for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) segment, including biscuits and cakes. All businesses in the snack market are entering the race to meet the consumption demand of the biggest festive season of the year. As the market leader, Mondelez Kinh Do is planning a strong Tet campaign around Kinh Do’s traditional and new products to capture this blooming festive consumption.

Read more...
2017 spotlight: outstanding socioeconomic events

2017 spotlight: outstanding socioeconomic events

In 2017, Vietnam saw a number of positive and negative socioeconomic developments. Here are the nine most remarkable events of the year gathered by newswire Vnexpress.

Read more...
Hà Nội to inspect enterprises owing social insurance payments

Hà Nội to inspect enterprises owing social insurance payments

Hà Nội’s authorities have ordered the city’s inspectors to inspect enterprises with long overdue social insurance premiums. 

Read more...
Controversy bubbles over proposed sugary drink tax

Controversy bubbles over proposed sugary drink tax

The Ministry of Finance’s proposed sugary soft drink tax has stirred up protest from business associations and companies that might be adversely affected.

Read more...
Trial of Dinh La Thang and 21 others to start on January 8

Trial of Dinh La Thang and 21 others to start on January 8

On January 8, 2018, the Hanoi People’s Court will open the first instance hearing of the trial of Dinh La Thang and 21 other defendants in relation to serious economic crimes at PetroVietnam Construction Corporation (PVC), according to newswire Vnexpress.

Read more...
2017—a year of remarkable success

2017—a year of remarkable success

With 13 socioeconomic development targets accomplished and a GDP growth of 6.7 per cent—the highest in the last ten years—2017 is considered a special year for the Vietnamese economy.

Read more...
Typhoon Tembin weakens to tropical low pressure

Typhoon Tembin weakens to tropical low pressure

HCM CITY - The National Hydrometeorological Forecast Centre this morning reported that Typhoon Tembin, the 16th tropical storm over the East Sea this year, has weakened into a tropical depression in the south of Việt Nam.

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