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dimanche 26 janvier 2020

Vietnam’s economy is booming. Just don’t expect to find Its stocks in your emerging markets fund.

Vietnam is not like most investment destinations these days. On the upside, it has escaped both the growth slowdown and the political upheaval that have bedeviled many other emerging markets.

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vendredi 24 janvier 2020

EU lawmakers give initial backing to Vietnam trade deal

EU lawmakers gave initial backing on Tuesday for a free trade agreement struck with Vietnam, the bloc’s most comprehensive such pact with a developing country and a sign that Europe has an appetite for a more expansive trade policy.

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jeudi 23 janvier 2020

Vietnam says two Chinese citizens in Vietnam confirmed to have coronavirus

Two Chinese citizens in Vietnam have tested positive for coronavirus but are in “good condition, Vietnam’s health ministry said on Thursday.

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Malware attacks cost Vietnam $900m in 2019, report claims

More than half of all devices are infected with malware, security vendor warns

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mercredi 22 janvier 2020

What’s next for Vietnam’s 5G ambitions?

A closer look at Viettel’s forays in the 5G space and its potential implications for Vietnam’s broader approach.

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In Vietnam, economic success underpins literary boom

Interest in new and traditional writing soars despite rampant consumerism

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mardi 21 janvier 2020

Vietnam’s tough new drunk-rriving law is hurting beer sales

Vietnam’s new get-tough-on-drunk-driving law is reining in one of the world’s fastest-growing beer markets.

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lundi 20 janvier 2020

Vietnam’s biggest mobile company to roll out 5G services

Viettel will bypass Huawei and use technology it has developed itself

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samedi 18 janvier 2020

American producers pay Vietnamese musician for song in ‘Vietnam War’ docu-series after free ride

Producers of an American docu-series on the American war in Vietnam have agreed to pay VND700 million (US$30,000) to a Vietnamese musician in royalties for a song used in the documentary, more than two years after its release.

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Ho Chi Minh City to launch hop on-hop off bus service next week

Open-top double-decker buses will start taking visitors to popular destinations in downtown Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday next week.

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Decline in purchases causes beer prices to plummet in Vietnam

As Tet nears in Vietnam, locals typically prepare to shell out some extra cash for beer because prices traditionally rise to meet the spike in demand, considering locals stocking up for Lunar New Year parties and family get-togethers.

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Hanoi’s largest water park demolished 6 months after opening

Authorities in Hanoi are pulling down a water park, the largest in the Vietnamese capital, just six months after it was opened to the public, following two deadly incidents at the venue and the discovery that the park had been built without a permit.

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The trouble with Vietnam’s defense strategy

Vietnam needs more radical thinking on defense in order to adapt and keep pace with changes in the region.

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EU-Vietnam trade deal puts spotlight on workers' rights

The EU has said the trade agreement would be the most ambitious the bloc has ever negotiated with a developing country. However, authoritarian Vietnam will still have to improve its labor and social standards.

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State vs people conflict rocks and roils Vietnam

Lethal police-villager clashes at Dong Tam threaten communist nation’s stability and standing

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vendredi 17 janvier 2020

Another Vietnam Politburo purge ?

A closer look at one of the storylines developing within Vietnamese politics ahead of next year’s National Congress.

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Vietnam's battalions of 'cyber-armies' silencing online dissent

'Force 47', thought to be 10,000-strong, seen as government's online enforcers as new cybercrime law takes effect.

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jeudi 16 janvier 2020

'Pushing boundaries' : The rise of Samizdat publishing in Vietnam

Liberal Publishing House publishes and distributes books Vietnam's government does not wants its citizens to read.

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Australian Van Kham Chau has spent the past year in jail in Vietnam. His wife wants him home

The past year has taken its toll on Sydney woman Trang Chau and her family.

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Vietnam isolates two chinese visitors with fevers in Danang

Two Chinese visitors from Wuhan city have been put in isolation by Vietnam’s Ministry of Health and are under observation for the new coronavirus after landing at Danang International Airport Tuesday.

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Who will lead Vietnam in 2021 ?

Vietnamese politics has reverted to its customary opacity. General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and his intimates in the Communist Party’s secretariat remain intent on party renewal, a wholly internal affair.

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Dong Tam village: Anger in Vietnam over deadly 'land grab' raid

Three Vietnamese policemen who died during clashes over a land rights dispute have been buried with honours in Hanoi.

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mercredi 15 janvier 2020

Vietnam’s new airline Vinpearl cancelled before first flight

Vietnam’s largest conglomerate, Vingroup, has decided to scrap its plans for an airline business.

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Vietnam : crackdown on rights

Little tolerance for freedom of expression, independent trade unions

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Belt and rail: New Vietnam- China train aims to put relations on track

Updating a colonial legacy railway might offer more than a smoother connection between sometimes tense neighbours.

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lundi 13 janvier 2020

Cambodia, Vietnam seek to promote border trade

Cambodia and Vietnam have now begun working on border checkpoints with the aim to promote cross-border trade exchanges between the countries.

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Vietnam jails Danang ex-chairmen over economic mismanagement

A court in Vietnam handed lengthy jail terms on Monday to two former chairmen of Danang city, accused of economic mismanagement, state media reported on Monday.

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Vietnam 2019 trade surplus $11.12 billion, beating $9.94 billion forecast

Vietnam recorded a trade surplus of $11.12 billion last year, widening from a surplus of $6.8 billion in 2018, customs data released on Monday showed, with smartphones, garments and electronic home appliances among the largest export earners.

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dimanche 12 janvier 2020

Vietnam's coal purchases set to escalate

Vietnam will import 12 million tons of coal this year, 30 million tons in 2025 and 50 million tons in 2030 to fuel thermal power plants.

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Fascinating Vietnam

“You can kill 10 of my men for every one I kill of yours. But even at those odds, you will lose and I will win,” Ho Chi Minh warns French colonialists, 1946.

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