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 HCM City invests big in smart traffic operation centre

A smart traffic operation centre in Ho Chi Minh City will receive an investment of 6 trillion VND (265 million USD) from 2017 to 2020, the city’s Department of Transport has said.

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HCM City struggles to reach wastewater treatment goals

Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities are struggling to reach the target of having wastewater treatment systems at all export processing zones, industrial parks and industrial complexes by 2020.

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Banks to be more demanding in selecting customers

With credit growth accelerating in the first quarter, many commercial banks may become more demanding in selecting lending customers.

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Deputy PM busy with meetings in US official visit

As part of his official visit to the US, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held separate meetings on April 21 with US Acting Trade Representative Stephen Vaughn and a group of assistants to senators of

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Foreign capital eyeing Vietnamese fintech

Foreign investment funds have expressed renewed interested in Vietnamese financial technology startups, despite a series of challenging setbacks that occurred in previous e-commerce deals.

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Việt Nam racks up junior taekwondo medals

Việt Nam won two gold medals at the ongoing Asian Junior Taekwondo Championships in Kazakhstan.

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City must reduce use of personal vehicles: experts

HCM City must develop a roadmap to restrict the use of personal vehicles, especially motorbikes, experts have urged.

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Two men accused of fundraising and recruiting for the Islamic State group in India were sentenced to seven years in jail Friday, an official said.

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US Vice President Mike Pence announced $10 billion in deals between American and Indonesian companies during a visit to Jakarta Friday, as he pushed for greater access to Southeast Asia's top economy.

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The evacuation of civilians and fighters from besieged Syrian towns resumed on Wednesday after a weekend bombing at a transit point killed 126 people, 68 of them children, an AFP correspondent reported.

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A bus has swerved off a mountain road and plunged into a deep ravine in a Himalayan region of northern India, killing at least 44 people, an official said on Wednesday (Apr 19).

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Wind turbines are helping the Philippines diversify its energy sources beyond fossil fuels and generating not only power, but jobs, revenue and interest among thousands of curious tourists.

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The death toll from a Philippine bus that plunged into a ravine rose to 31 with signs that overloading contributed to the crash, a police official said on Wednesday.

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