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Village “pho” recipes big hit in the city

Culture - Sports

Village “pho” recipes big hit in the city

Although dealing with her own hectic work day, the time it takes for Lai Hien Minh to search for a seat in the crowded Pho Lanh shop on Nui Truc Street during the lunch rush does nothing to convince her to leave for another restaurant with fewer customers.

City sags, Hanoi rebounds

Business

City sags, Hanoi rebounds

The HCM Stock Exchange on February 24 saw increased trading, but the VN-Index nevertheless slid by another 0.34 percent to a close of 494.59 points, with over 60 percent of codes losing value over the course of the session. Meanwhile, shares rebounded on the Hanoi market.

Devalued dong stabilizes forex market

Business

Devalued dong stabilizes forex market

The State bank of Vietnam’s surprise move in the final days before the Tet (lunar New Year) holidays to devalue the dong by another 3.3 percent has had a positive effect in narrowing the gap between official and black market exchange rates.

Farming conference focuses on strategic planning

Business

Farming conference focuses on strategic planning

The Asian Farmers’ Group of Cooperatives (AFGC) in collaboration with the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance held the 10th annual conference in Hanoi on Feb. 24 to discuss measures to raise capacity for agricultural cooperatives and farmers’ organisations.

Stocks stumble on fuel price hike

Business

Stocks stumble on fuel price hike

Investors responded negatively to higher petrol prices and electricity rates announced on Feb. 22, sending share prices plunging across-the-board on the HCM Stock Exchange.

Forest fire alert level increased

Environment

Forest fire alert level increased

Prolonged dry weather has raised forest fire risks to extremely high levels across the country, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Department for Forest Protection.