Vietnam Home Vietnam and Asia Latest News - VietnamNews.ASIA - uGroup (tm) Fri, 26 May 2017 18:46:45 +0000 Biz.VN GNU/GPL Core System en-gb FPI capital to Vietnam to grow steadily: analysts What has caused the reverse of the exchange rate despite negative economic information released recently? The strong inflow of foreign portfolio investment (FPI).

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Conquering the northwest’s Pu Ta Leng Peak Often acclaimed as the queen of flowers in northwestern forests, the rhododendron is commonly thought to grow all over the Fansipan mountains or Mau Son region. However, Pu Ta Leng Peak with its magnificent terrain and harsh climate nurtures the most beautiful rhododendrons. Tourists of all kinds have fallen in love with this natural beauty.

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South Korea becomes largest FDI investor in Vietnam in five months The Republic of Korea was the largest among 91 countries and territories investing in Vietnam in the first five months of 2017, with total  foreign direct investment (FDI) of 4.41 billion USD, 36.4 percent of total FDI in the period.

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Experts: red-shanked douc endangered by Son Tra tourism The tourism boom in Son Tra peninsula may damage the ecological system and threaten the habitat of the red-shanked douc, considered the symbol of Da Nang City, experts say.

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Kids spend summer learning how to read and write before entering first grade Parents are rushing to enroll their children in reading and writing classes to prepare for the new academic year.

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MAP technology helps keep litchi fresh for month Dr. Pham Thi Thu Ha from the Institute of Chemistry under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) and her colleagues have successfully developed a process of preserving litchis for over one month with MAP (modified atmosphere packaging) technology.

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Airlines offer discount tickets in summer Hundreds of discount tickets from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok, Hong Kong and Los Angeles have been offered in May.

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Taking a salty, spicy bite of Hai Phong cuisine Vietnamese people have long taken pride in their banh mi, a dish named as one of the best street foods in the world by CNN (American Cable News Network), and listed in the Oxford English dictionary as ‘a Vietnamese snack consisting of a baguette (traditionally baked with both rice and wheat flour) filled with a variety of ingredients, typically including meat, pickled vegetables and chili sauce’.

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Saigon’s electrical ‘spider webs’ to become thing of the past Ho Chi Minh City puts as much as 400 kilometers of electrical wiring underground every year, with the goal of clearing the downtown area of its infamous wire ‘spider webs’ by 2020.

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Sơn Trà langurs threatened by resort plan More than 237 herds of red-shanked douc langurs (Pygathrix nemaeus), comprising over 1,300 individuals, were reported living in the Sơn Trà Nature Reserve in Đà Nẵng.

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Generating electricity with solar panels The government policy encouraging investment in the power sector has created a firm framework for the development of solar energy.

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Scientists urge postponing Pak Beng hydropower project Laos is set to move forward to build Pak Beng hydropower dam on Mekong mainstream, but technical reports about the project still do not provide adequate information.

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Asian Physics Olympiad winner: failure is mother of success After one year without a gold medal, Vietnamese students have once again continued the tradition of winning gold medals at the Asian Physics Olympiad. 

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Ministry admits to failure in localisation rate for car industry Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has admitted that the local car industry has failed to achieve the set localisation rate.

]]> (Pham Ngoc Anh) frontpage Tue, 23 May 2017 11:31:33 +0000
At least 19 killed in suspected suicide attack at concert in British arena At least 19 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in an explosion at the end of a concert by U.S. singer Ariana Grande in the English city of Manchester on Monday, in what two U.S. officials said was a suspected suicide bombing.

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Italian rides Vespa from Rome to Saigon Ever since the 133-year-old Italian scooter manufacturer Piaggio first launched production of its iconic Vespa in Vietnam, the scooter has been tightly linked to Vietnamese looks and lifestyle.

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Hackers hit Russian bank customers, planned international cyber raids Russian cyber criminals used malware planted on Android mobile devices to steal from domestic bank customers and were planning to target European lenders before their arrest, investigators and sources with knowledge of the case told Reuters.

]]> (Pham Ngoc Anh) frontpage Tue, 23 May 2017 10:06:18 +0000
Vietnam considers licensing first made-in-Vietnam spacecraft The first Vietnamese-made spacecraft created by a group of young engineers headed by Pham Gia Vinh has recently received a license for manned test flights in the country. 

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Air pollution challenges Vietnam’s socio-economic development Scientists have repeatedly warned about declining air quality. However, settling the problem is difficult despite an existing legal framework.

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'Third semester' begins for many students in the summer  Summer holiday is not the time for many Vietnamese students to relax, but the period for them to study to prepare for the new academic year, to practice life skills, and improve foreign language skills.

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Fewer than one-third of VN children can swim Drowning is still one of the leading causes of mortality among children in Việt Nam, despite efforts to deal with the problem. Concern is re-surfacing ahead of the coming summer months.

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Giant projects transform the face of Phu Quoc To date, Phu Quoc - Vietnam’s largest island - has attracted US$16.7 billion of investment into a range of international-scale projects, which not only give the island a new face, but also attract other projects as well as tourists. Among them, Sun Group’s projects in the south of the island are one of the engines of change.

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Vietnam's candy market experiences shakeup Two major state-owned confectionery firms, Huu Nghi and Hai Ha, recently transferring to private ownership is expected to pave the way to becoming market leaders.

]]> (Pham Ngoc Anh) frontpage Mon, 22 May 2017 04:50:36 +0000
Technological products for the disabled help them live normal lives More and more technological products, many of them created by young people, have been invented in Vietnam to help the disabled. 

]]> (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Mon, 22 May 2017 01:04:06 +0000
Mercury crosses border gates, affecting environment Acid deposition and photochemical smog have appeared in recent years, mostly in summer months when the weather is dry and hot, especially in large urban areas such as Hanoi and HCMC.

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