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Expats say it’s smart to buy made-in-Vietnam

November 18, 2009
Expats say it’s smart to buy made-in-Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – A mini-survey reveals that expats have found many Vietnamese goods to be good values.  Since July, when a Politburo resolution called on consumers to buy goods made in Vietnam, newspapers have been ruminating on why many Vietnamese seem to favor foreign brands.  Now Saigon Tiep Thi, a business paper, has reported on [...]

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Starbucks to cut 6,700 jobs, 300 stores

January 30, 2009
Starbucks to cut 6,700 jobs, 300 stores

Coffee shop retailer Starbucks will close 300 stores and eliminate 6,700 jobs as the premium coffee outlet finds it hard to thrive in the struggling economy, the company said Wednesday. Pedestrians walk pass a Starbuck coffee shop in Washington on Jan. 29, 2009. Starbucks said Wednesday it was slashing 6,700 jobs and closing 300 stores [...]

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Starbucks pulls peanut butter products from stores

January 27, 2009
Starbucks pulls peanut butter products from stores

Starbucks Corp announced on Monday that it has pulled all products containing peanut butter and peanut paste from its stores in the United States and Canada. The Starbucks sign is seen outside one of its stores in New York July 3, 2008. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)The coffee chain company said the move was taken as a safety [...]

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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...