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Fashion week gets French accent

Three leading designers of Vietnam's premier fashion companies and 20 freelance designers will take part in Vietnam Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2011 at the French Consulate in HCM City today andon Dec. 3-4.

Wooden, bamboo furniture exporters upbeat

Vietnam's wood and bamboo furniture exporters are optimistic about sales growth over the next 12 months, according to a report by the US-based non-profit foundation Kearny Alliance that helps businesses in developing economies.