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HCM City boosts FDI in key projects

February 1, 2009
HCM City boosts FDI in key projects

The southern economic hub Ho Chi Minh City is accelerating administrative reform in investment licensing and site clearance to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2009. Lookatvietnam – The southern economic hub Ho Chi Minh City is accelerating administrative reform in investment licensing and site clearance to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI) in [...]

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Vietnam boosts efforts to combat prostitution

December 24, 2008
Vietnam boosts efforts to combat prostitution

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam will hold a national anti-prostitution conference late this month to mull measures to tackle with the social problem as it has been growing complicatedly despite a recent decline in the number of cases. They referred to 63,800 hotels, motels, bars, and massage parlors in the country as destinations that offer favourable [...]

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City boosts compensation for displaced farmers

December 8, 2008
City boosts compensation for displaced farmers

VietNamNet Bridge – Farmers who live near urban residential areas will be compensated at a higher rate when the state reclaims their land, according to a new decision by the HCM City People’s Committee. According to the amended decision, owners of agricultural land-, garden-, and pond-use rights near residential areas in HCM City will continue [...]

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Writing contest boosts fantasy genre for kids

November 25, 2008
Writing contest boosts fantasy genre for kids

VietNamNet Bridge – A writing competition sponsored by the Danish Embassy is seeking to raise the profile of the fantasy genre in children’s literature. The writing competition is a part of the Children’s Literature Project, one of six components in a cultural development cooperation programme funded by the Danish government. “Fantasy is an important genre [...]

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State Bank rate cut boosts shares

November 5, 2008
State Bank rate cut boosts shares

VietNamNet Bridge – The State Bank’s decision on Monday to cut the prime interest rate helped spur both the HCM City and Ha Noi stock markets to impressive gains yesterday. In Ha Noi yesterday, the HASTC-Index bounced back strongly, gaining 5.76 per cent, or 5.76 points, to close at 118.64.The VN-Index added 12.80 points, or [...]

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Online portal boosts coffee farmers’ knowledge

October 8, 2008
Online portal boosts coffee farmers’ knowledge

Nguyen Cong Thinh from Da Lat Town in Lam Dong Province, the administrator and founder of a free coffee website. Thanks to a free Internet website launched by a local farmer earlier this year, coffee growers nationwide no longer have to pay to get crucial information on coffee market prices. The website www.y5cafe.info, created by [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...