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WB helps upgrade Mekong delta major cities

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WB helps upgrade Mekong delta major cities

The World Bank (WB) has selected five major cities in the Mekong delta to help upgrade infrastructural facilities and improve social welfare, according to Deputy Chairman of My Tho city’s People’s Committee Nguyen Hoang Dam.

Stocks shake off three-day slump

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Stocks shake off three-day slump

Domestic stocks managed a three-day losing streak on July 2, with the VN-Index closing up a modest 0.88 percent to 433.79.

High-profile newcomers Vietcombank (VCB) and Bao Viet Holdings (BVH) both plummeted on July 2. VCB closed off 4.13 percent to 58,000 VND, while BVH dropped 4.95 percent to end the day at 48,000 VND.

FTA with Vietnam set as EU priority under Swedish presidency

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FTA with Vietnam set as EU priority under Swedish presidency

The EU is moving ahead on negotiations on a free trade pact specific to Vietnam, a long process that is expected to be complete by October 2010, said a ranking European Commission officer on July 1, adding that the pact is an EU priority now, under the new presidency of Sweden.

VN-Index plunges 4 percent

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VN-Index plunges 4 percent

The VN-Index plunged another 4.08 percent on July 1 to close at 430, as most stocks bottomed out on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange.

USAID helps open ‘single window’ on trade

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USAID helps open ‘single window’ on trade

Transport and trade businesses can look forward to the prospect of filling their customs forms for imports, exports, and transit just once for the entire process when the “Single-window” system comes into effect with US assistance.

Eco-park flats to hit market soon

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Eco-park flats to hit market soon

Savills Vietnam, a property manager, signed an agreement with Viet Hung Urban Investment and Development Company (Vihajco) on June 30 to become the sole sales representative for apartments in the Eco-Park urban area. The units will go on the market in August.

Shedding light on Hai Phong’s Cat Ba Island

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Shedding light on Hai Phong’s Cat Ba Island

Construction of two power transformer stations started on June 30 in Cho Roc, Yen Hung district, Quang Ninh province and Tran Chau commune, Cat Hai district, in the port city of Hai Phong , to supply more power to Cat Ba island.

Domestic retail sales bounce back

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Domestic retail sales bounce back

Retail sales revenues nationwide experienced an average monthly increase of 2 percent in the first six-months of the year despite decreases in the industrial production value and exports.