Fish breeders sue seafood firms over pollution claims

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Fish breeders sue seafood firms over pollution claims 

BÀ RỊA-VŨNG TÀU, May 11 — Thirty-three caged-fish breeding farmers have sued over a dozen seafood enterprises, claiming that wastewater discharged into Chà Và River in the southern province of Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu resulted in the loss of their fish.

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UN vows to assist VN tackle drought, salinity

May 10, 2016 by · Comments Off on UN vows to assist VN tackle drought, salinity 

HCM CITY, May 9 — The UN Deputy Secretary General has offered assistance to Việt Nam in coping with the ongoing drought and saline intrusion, which has affected two million people in the southern and south-central region.

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VN expects volatility over profits, oil prices

February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on VN expects volatility over profits, oil prices 

HANOI, Feb. 22 — Vietnam's stock markets may face strong fluctuations this week as investors show concern over global oil prices and the drive for short profits from stocks that saw big jumps this week, brokerage firms wrote in their weekly reports.

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First foreign tourists of 2016 welcomed to VN

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on First foreign tourists of 2016 welcomed to VN 

HA NOI, Jan. 4 — Hundreds of foreign tourists arrived in Viet Nam on the first day of 2016, promising a busy season for the tourism industry in the Year of Monkey.

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VN, European business discuss FTA pros, cons

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on VN, European business discuss FTA pros, cons 

HCM CITY, Oct. 27 — The Viet Nam-EU Free Trade Agreement is expected to offer opportunities for Viet Nam and its small- and medium-sized enterprises but local businesses and governments must become more aware of the FTA's requirements, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Le Hoai Trung has said.

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VN to be global industrial hub

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on VN to be global industrial hub 

HA NOI, Oct. 27 — Viet Nam is likely to become a global manufacturing and processing hub and a destination for multinationals in the next 20 years, an international conference has heard.

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VN airport rated among the worst

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on VN airport rated among the worst 

HCM CITY, Oct. 22 — Officials from the HCM City's Tan Son Nhat International Airport, rated among the world's worst by a travel website, discussed measures to improve services with international airlines and service providers at a meeting on Tuesday.

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US firms upbeat on VN

July 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on US firms upbeat on VN 

NEW YORK, July 3 — US investors have responded positively to Viet Nam's growth potential at a five-day investment promotion conference that began in New York on Wednesday.

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VN reports more than 8T new chronic kidney diseases yearly

April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on VN reports more than 8T new chronic kidney diseases yearly 

HCM CITY, April 21 — Chronic kidney disease (CKD), or chronic renal failure, is a growing burden for many Vietnamese families.

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Floods ruin central VN region crops

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Floods ruin central VN region crops 

CENTRAL REGION, March 30 — Sudden floods marking the start of summer have damaged a total of 11,000ha of rice and vegetables in the central provinces of Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Nam and Quang Ngai.

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