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The Vietnamese government’s bold moves to fast-track the ­divestment of state-owned enterprises is opening more opportunities for foreign ­investors, but more needs to be done to shake up the ­languid process.

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lpg suppliers in dramatic flight from vietnam LPG suppliers in dramatic flight from Vietnam

Rising trade fraud in Vietnam’s LPG market has been the dominant reason behind the shrinkage and withdrawal of a series of gas suppliers.

na approves lifting foreign debt limit NA approves lifting foreign debt limit

Delayed projects funded via official development assistance will receive a capital boost after the National Assembly agreed to swell Vietnam’s foreign debt cap by VND60 trillion ($2.6 billion) for medium-term public investments.

Vietnam among APEC’s best in foreign investment

Thanks to business environment ­improvements, Vietnam continues to top APEC economies for ­increases in cross-border investment, realising an upward trend of confidence in the future long-term sustainable development of the country.

Indian state visit pushes countries to 2020 target

Energy will be one of the biggest priorities in the co-operation between ­Vietnam and India in the time to come, helping the two countries realise their ­ambitious trade turnover ­target of $15 billion by 2020.

the peak of sophistication midtowns elite society The Peak of sophistication: Midtown’s elite society

Phu My Hung Development Corporation is creating higher value for its residential community in The Peak – the last component of the Phu My Hung Midtown complex – by carefully selecting buyers for the project.

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court uncovers inner workings of billion dong cnc gambling ring Court uncovers inner workings of billion-dong CNC gambling ring

At the seventh day of the trial of the CNC gambling ring, Phan Sao Nam showed extreme contrition and vowed to return his illegally obtained funds and assets.

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Parents in Vietnam are ­increasingly sending their ­children to international schools for the well-rounded global education they offer, or looking towards locations with high standards of living such as the US, Canada, ­Australia or the ...

ecokids brings japanese values to kindergartens Ecokids brings Japanese values to kindergartens

As one of the leading private-run kindergarten networks in Vietnam, Ecokids is moving fast to boost its footprint, bringing famous Japanese-quality education to future Vietnamese generations.

world wine output rises 13pc after disastrous year World wine output rises 13pc after disastrous year

PARIS: Global wine production rose 13 per cent this year, after a catastrophic 2017 which was marked by heatwaves, frosts and hailstorms, the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) said Monday (Nov 19).

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BARCELONA: One person was killed on Tuesday (Nov 20) and 49 others were injured, five seriously, when a train derailed near Barcelona due to a landslide caused by heavy rains, emergency services and Spain's rail ...

british pm faces brexit pressure ahead of brussels talks British PM faces Brexit pressure ahead of Brussels talks

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May gathers her new-look cabinet on Tuesday (Nov 20) ahead of talks in Brussels on post-Brexit ties with the EU, facing fresh pressure from her Northern Irish allies.

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In a bid to further cement ­regional ties in digital ­economic development, Vietnam put forward a noteworthy initiative at last week’s 33rd ASEAN Summit, while taking a step closer towards financial opportunities to build smart ...

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The toll from the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California's history rose further on Sunday (Nov 18) to 77, the sheriff's office said, after a vigil to honour the victims.

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