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Vietnam ministry says no mobile phone rate cuts before Tet

February 6, 2010
Vietnam ministry says no mobile phone rate cuts before Tet

The Ministry of Information and Telecommunications said Thursday local wireless carriers are not allowed to lower rates before Tet, the Lunar New Year festival starting next weekend. According to the ministry’s Telecommunications Department, any rate cut by large companies at this point would trigger a price war, negatively impacting the domestic market and hurting small [...]

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More foreign drug smugglers entering Vietnam: ministry

February 2, 2010
More foreign drug smugglers entering Vietnam: ministry

An increasing amount of drugs are being smuggled into Vietnam and the number of foreign criminals involved in such cases rose dramatically in 2009, the Ministry of Public Security reported.  LookAtVietnam – An increasing amount of drugs are being smuggled into Vietnam and the number of foreign criminals involved in such cases rose dramatically in [...]

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More foreign drug smugglers entering Vietnam: ministry

January 31, 2010
More foreign drug smugglers entering Vietnam: ministry

An increasing amount of drugs are being smuggled into Vietnam and the number of foreign criminals involved in such cases rose dramatically in 2009, the Ministry of Public Security has reported. Among the foreigners, the portion of Africans was disproportionately high, said the ministry.Increasing numbers of Africans were staying in Vietnam illegally or with overstayed [...]

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Vietnam maintains good credit rating: finance ministry

January 18, 2010
Vietnam maintains good credit rating: finance ministry

The Ministry of Finance has denied rumors about the descent of Vietnam’s credit rating by international institutions, affirming that Vietnam still has good credit rating despite the economic downturn. The ministry said it has cooperated with the institutions, including Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings, to give credit ratings to Vietnam for the last [...]

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Ministry says no new cement plants until 2020

January 8, 2010
Ministry says no new cement plants until 2020

A cement factory in Hai Phong City Vietnam will stop investing in new cement factories until 2020 as supply is increasingly outpacing demand, the Ministry of Construction has said. In a note to city and provincial People’s Committees nationwide, the ministry said Vietnam had invested in 97 cement production lines with a total capacity of [...]

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Vietnam agricultural exports fall 7 percent in 2009

December 27, 2009
Vietnam agricultural exports fall 7 percent in 2009

Vietnam’s agricultural, forestry and fisheries exports are set to reach US$15.34 billion this year, down nearly 7 percent from 2008 due to falling global prices. LookAtVietnam – Vietnam’s agricultural, forestry and fisheries exports are set to reach US$15.34 billion this year, down nearly 7 percent from 2008 due to falling global prices.  In December alone, [...]

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Vietnam agricultural exports fall 7 percent in 2009

December 27, 2009
Vietnam agricultural exports fall 7 percent in 2009

Vietnam’s agricultural, forestry and fisheries exports are set to reach US$15.34 billion this year, down nearly 7 percent from 2008 due to falling global prices. In December alone, the exports were recorded at more than $1.3 billion, Vietnam News Agency reported Saturday, citing figures from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Rice remained the [...]

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More seats, less gas the way to go

November 22, 2009
More seats, less gas the way to go

A customer at a Ford showroom in Ho Chi Minh City. The Ministry of Industry and Trade has chosen cars with 6-9 seats and engines smaller than 1.5 liters as the strategic product line for Vietnam’s auto industry, which will benefit from various tax incentives. In a proposal submitted to Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, [...]

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EU votes against more duties for Vietnamese shoes

November 21, 2009
EU votes against more duties for Vietnamese shoes

The majority of EU nations have opposed a proposal by the European Commission to renew anti-dumping tariffs on Vietnamese shoes, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade. In a meeting Thursday, 15 of 27 state members voted against the proposal aiming to extend 10 percent taxes on Vietnamese shoes for another 15 months, the [...]

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Ministry, universities differ on higher education standards

November 21, 2009
Ministry, universities differ on higher education standards

LookAtVietnam – The Ministry of Education and Training should change its approach to higher education and make big changes at universities, said Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan at an online conference on higher education for the 2009-2010 academic year.   Graduates from the HCM City University of Pedagogy. The Ministry of Education and Training [...]

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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...