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5 hrs ago | Bloomberg

HAGL Adds Laos Crops as Singapore Listing Looms: Southeast Asia

HAGL JSC, a real estate developer that's transformed itself into Vietnam 's biggest listed farmer by acreage, is expanding overseas plantations and adding corn as it plans to list the agricultural unit in Singapore next year.

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14 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Vietnam police seize meth ingredient bound for Australia

A kilogram of pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient in producing methamphetamines, was found hidden in tea box seized by Ho Chi Minh City Police Thursday from a package bound for Australia.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Vietnam parking lots like matchboxes ready to go ablaze

Two men are smoking as they write down parking numbers and collect changefrom customers at a parking lot near the crowded Cho Ray Hospital on Nguyen Chi Thanh Street.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Reuters

Vietnam index ends at 9-wk low, more falls expected

Vietnam's benchmark VN Index closed 2.58 percent down on Friday at 565.33 points, its lowest level since Feb. 12, boosted by strong selling from major investors and more falls were expected next week as the market lacked supportive news, analysts said.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam loses on ODA because of high project prices, says former official

Rendering of a bridge on a section of the North-South Highway which links Ben Luc Town in the Mekong Delta and Long Thanh District, Dong Nai Province.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam court increases jail term to district official for receiving bribes

Nguyen Van Khoe, former chairman of Hoc Mon District People's Committee being escorted out of a courtroom in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday The country's highest court increased the jail term of a Ho Chi Minh City official convicted of taking kickbacks on Thursday.

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Thanh Nein News

Technicians suspended in latest Vietnam Airlines' incident

A technical team has been suspended after a Vietnam Airlines plane was found missing a case protecting its brake cooling fan.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Reuters

Vietnam Press-Ho Chi Minh City Securities' Q1 net profit nearly doubles - Lao Dong

Ho Chi Minh City Securities Corp's net profit nearly doubled in the first quarter of 2014, the Lao Dong newspaper reported.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnamese builders catching up with, surpassing foreign rivals

Ho Chi Minh City-based construction company Hoa Binh has taken over several stages of construction at Sunrise City, a luxury housing project in the city, from Korea's Kumho.

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Thanh Nein News

Poor kids let to tell Vietnam rural stories thru photos

Thousands of locals laughed at the sight of themselves and their neighborhoods, captured through the lenses of their little children.

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Fibre2Fashion

Mongolia keen on garment sector cooperation with Vietnam

Mongolia is keen on cooperation in the garment and textile sector with Vietnam, especially with the Ho Chi Minh City, Regzenda Sandag, Vice Director of Department of Light Industry Policy Implementation and Coordination, under the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry, Government of Mongolia, has said.

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Thanh Nein News

Color outside the lines

Nguyen Thi Hue Huu guides a kid at her first free art class inside Huu La La shop at 98 Nguyen Du Street in Ho Chi Minh City on April 6. The second class will be held on April 19, 2014.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Thanh Nein News

40 years on, Vietnam orphanage prospers from Xmas card revenue

Students at SOS Da Lat, which was opened by Vietnamese professors in France in 1974 to help orphans and others in difficult situations.

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Thanh Nein News

ACB founder pleads not guilty to Vietnam fraud, tax dodge

Nguyen Duc Kien , a founder of Asia Commercial Bank, answers questions from the judges during a trial in Hanoi on April 16 Nguyen Duc Kien, a founder of Asia Commercial Bank, pleaded not guilty to fraudulently taking assets, tax evasion and other crimes that partly caused losses the Vietnamese lender estimates at VND8.67 trillion .

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Thanh Nein News

At least 5 killed in Vietnam highway crash

At least five people, including one foreigner, died after a bus carrying 13 passengers collided with a water tanker on an expressway between Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta on Wednesday morning.

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Hospitality Net

Windsor Property Management Group Corporation Selects Newmarket...

Windsor Property Management Group Corporation , a leading Vietnamese hospitality and property management group, has selected the sophisticated technology solution Delphi from NewmarketA International, Inc .

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Thanh Nein News

Ho Chi Minh City promotes community-based drug detox

Ho Chi Minh City authorities opened a methadone treatment center on Tuesday and continued to push a trial project to provide community-based drug treatment despite the fact that it has not been as effective as expected.

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Thanh Nein News

Sham plastic surgeons back in action in Vietnam

Doan Cong Hiep and Tran Quang Dung have provided dangerous plastic surgeries in Ho Chi Minh City and have damaged the bodies of many women Two con men whose Ho Chi Minh City cosmetic surgery clinic was shut down last April for malpractice are back in business, a victim said.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Voice of America

With an Eye on TPP, Garment Companies Flock to Vietnam

But Cambodia faces labor strikes. The Thai government suffers endless protests. Burma, also known as Myanmar, needs infrastructure updates.

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Thanh Nein News

The Y factor

Singer Anh Thuy , who disguised as Huyen Minh in a performance on The X-Factor Vietnam competition, aired March 30. Photo courtesy of Lao Dong She was sitting pretty, having won a lot of support from judges and the audience, both for having a good voice and for fighting to overcome her adverse circumstances, working as a waitress in a cafe.

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