Posts Tagged ‘ end ’

The light dims at the end of Ky Anh Tunnel

December 19, 2008
The light dims at the end of Ky Anh Tunnel

This well could be used to enter Ky Anh Tunnel, recognized in 1995 by the government as a national and cultural relic. A historic tunnel in central Quang Nam Province that American soldiers failed to destroy could be buried forever by official indifference. In 1995, the Ministry of Culture and Information recognized the Ky Anh [...]

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End of year ‘thieving season’ not so merry for some

December 18, 2008
End of year ‘thieving season’ not so merry for some

The coffee garden of Huynh Thi Ha in Song Xoai Commune of Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province has been stripped of its fruit many times this month. Locals say a coffee garden can lose all its fruit in just one night. Students from central Hue Town have been reporting the theft of mobile phones, laptops and [...]

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Transport officials say removal doesn’t mean end

December 17, 2008
Transport officials say removal doesn’t mean end

A street barrier in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 3 Ho Chi Minh City Transport Department Tuesday announced a plan to remove 116 barriers on 25 streets around the city by January 18 to prepare for the Tet holiday and claimed more would be erected in the near future. Street barriers have been set up [...]

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China, U.S. end high-profile economic dialogue with "important consensus"

December 6, 2008
China, U.S. end high-profile economic dialogue with "important consensus"

China and the United States concluded a high-profile economic dialogue on Friday morning, with “important consensus” reached on the financial turmoil and critical issues of the two economies. Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan (front R) shakes hands with U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson at a signing ceremony on energy and environmental protection cooperation during the [...]

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PIT collection from securities investors may be delayed until 2009’s end

December 4, 2008
PIT collection from securities investors may be delayed until 2009’s end

VietNamNet Bridge – Minister of Finance, Vu Van Ninh, told the press that the personal income tax (PIT) collection from securities investors may be delayed until the end of the next year, 2009. Minister of Finance Vu Van NinhIn general, tax payers receive more benefits with the PIT law, which is scheduled to be effective [...]

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Banks to collect ATM fees at end of 2009?

December 3, 2008
Banks to collect ATM fees at end of 2009?

VietNamNet Bridge – The director of the HCM City branch of the State Bank of Vietnam said on that the end of 2009 would be a good time for banks to begin collecting ATM fees. Hanh said that collecting ATM fees is a legitimate right of commercial banks as banks have spent a lot of [...]

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59-hour Mumbai terror siege comes to end

November 29, 2008
59-hour Mumbai terror siege comes to end

India’s longest terror nightmare that lasted for almost 59 hours ended Saturday as commandos from the National Security Guard (NSG), the Indian Army and the Indian Navy eliminated three militants who had taken over the iconic Taj Mahal hotel. Firefighters make efforts in front of the Mumbai Taj hotel in Mumbai, India, on Nov. 29, [...]

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Lawmakers call for an end to government funding for firms

October 31, 2008
Lawmakers call for an end to government funding for firms

The government should stop all funding of state-owned corporations so it can concentrate on balancing its budget, National Assembly representatives said Thursday. Representatives said the government’s revenue was being threatened by outside forces, such as fluctuations in the world oil price, the world economic crisis and inflation. To cope with such volatility, the government should [...]

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Many cement projects still not up by year’s end

October 2, 2008
Many cement projects still not up by year’s end

VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnam Cement Corporation has reported about the tardiness of a series of cement projects, which may make it impossible to churn out cement to satisfy domestic demand by the end of 2008 or early 2009 as previously targeted. Many cement projects have been going slowlyProjects which have been slow in implementation [...]

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Goldman, Morgan Stanley end an era

September 24, 2008
Goldman, Morgan Stanley end an era

The Wall Street that shaped the financial world for two decades ended Monday, when Goldman Sachs Group and Morgan Stanley concluded there was no point continuing as investment banks now that the model is broken. The Federal Reserve’s approval of their bid to become banks – rather than investment banks – ends the ascendancy of [...]

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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...