Posts Tagged ‘ The Private ’

Pakistani schools closed over security concerns

October 21, 2009
Pakistani schools closed over security concerns

The education department of southeast Pakistan’s Sindh province has announced to close all private and government schools in the province for a week, while universities are to be closed on Oct. 21 only. Pakistani university students gather and demonstrate after the suicide blast at Islamic International University in Islamabad on Oct. 20, 2009. (Xinhua Photo)Sindh [...]

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Aviation market gains more growth momentum

October 20, 2009
Aviation market gains more growth momentum

Vietnam’s aviation market has registered higher growth lately than earlier this year as indicated by figures provided by the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam. More than 2.26 million international passengers traveled by air to and from Vietnam in the first nine months of the year, a year-on-year decrease of 10.6%.Vo Huy Cuong, director of CAAV’s [...]

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Pakistani political leadership ponder over measures against militants

October 17, 2009
Pakistani political leadership ponder over measures against militants

Pakistani political leadership met here Friday to ponder over the serious security issues confronting the country and to chalk out a plan of action, according to local media reports. Security forces race towards the Manawa police training centre after it was attacked by gunmen in Lahore on October 15, 2009. Militants launched a string of [...]

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Concern at corporation spending

August 23, 2009
Concern at corporation spending

Despite turning impressive profits, many state corporations could make their capital work harder. LookAtVietnam – State-owned corporations’ capital usage efficiency has sparked National Assembly Standing Committee concerns despite their reported profitability.  According to the Standing Committee’s monitoring report released last week, state-owned corporations and business groups are increasingly displaying business efficiency. The number of corporations [...]

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Mekong buses notorious for smuggling, accidents

August 12, 2009
Mekong buses notorious for smuggling, accidents

Police search a bus owned by the private Phuoc Sanh Company carrying smuggled goods on June 18. Soon after departing the station, a bus carrying passengers en route from southern An Giang Province to Can Tho City pulls over and stops at a secluded house. The driver jumps out and begins to load two sacks [...]

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HCMC preschools get harder to find

June 14, 2009
HCMC preschools get harder to find

LookAtVietnam – Ho Chi Minh City is failing to address the worsening shortage of kindergartens and daycare centers. Children play at Ho Chi Minh City-based Ben Thanh Kindergarten.LookAtVietnam – Ho Chi Minh City is failing to address the worsening shortage of kindergartens and daycare centers.The number of preschoolers keeps rising in Ho Chi Minh City, [...]

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HCMC preschools get harder to find

June 11, 2009
HCMC preschools get harder to find

Children play at Ho Chi Minh City-based Ben Thanh Kindergarten. Ho Chi Minh City is failing to address the worsening shortage of kindergartens and daycare centers. The number of preschoolers keeps rising in Ho Chi Minh City, yet the number of kindergartens and daycare centers remains woefully inadequate, and the gap is growing.This year the [...]

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Economic crisis boosts distrust of business: watchdog

June 4, 2009
Economic crisis boosts distrust of business: watchdog

People carry their produce to the market in Fundong, Cameroon in September 2008. Distrust of business has risen in the wake of the financial crisis and about half those surveyed around the world see the private sector as corrupt, watchdog Transparency International said Wednesday. A survey by the Berlin-based group showed that 53 percent of [...]

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Donors call on civil society to help battle corruption

May 30, 2009
Donors call on civil society to help battle corruption

Construction work on the National Highway 18 project, funded by Japanese official development assistance (ODA), in Quang Ninh Province. International donors recommend that civil society play a stronger role in Vietnam’s war on corruption, especially when it comes to monitoring major infrastructure projects. Vietnam should consider the public central to any fight against corruption as [...]

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Krugman warns Vietnam against financial sector foibles

May 22, 2009
Krugman warns Vietnam against financial sector foibles

Paul Krugman’s advice for Vietnam: don’t lose sight of financial regulation as private business takes off and the “invisible hand” of the market grows stronger. Economist Paul Krugman and Vietnamese Deputy PM Nguyen Sinh Hung in Hanoi on May 22.The Nobel Prize-winning economist said strict regulation of the financial sector and government safety nets would [...]

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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...