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CNN news channel to continue popularising Hanoi

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CNN news channel to continue popularising Hanoi

Vice Chairman of the Hanoi municipal People’s Committee Ngo Van Quy and Sunita Rajan, Senior Vice President of Asia-Pacific Advertising Sales at CNN International, signed a memorandum of understanding on May 20 on a cooperation agreement to popularise the capital city on the CNN channel for the 2019-2024 period.

Four-month FDI reaches record level in four years

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Four-month FDI reaches record level in four years

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Vietnam witnessed a significant yearly increase of 81 percent to 14.59 billion USD in the first four months of the year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Singapore’s economy slows down in Q1 2019

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Singapore’s economy slows down in Q1 2019

Gross domestic product growth of Singapore slowed down in the first quarter of 2019 to stand at 1.3 percent, compared to the 1.9 percent growth in Q4 of 2018 and 3.2 percent the previous year.

Capital of newly-established firms surges

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Capital of newly-established firms surges

The number of newly-established businesses in the first quarter of this year reached 28,451 with the total registered capital of 375.5 trillion VND (16.14 billion USD), up 6.2 percent and 34.8 percent year-on-year, respectively.

Singapore exports bounce back in February

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Singapore exports bounce back in February

Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports (NODX) rose by 4.9 percent year-on-year in February, following a sharp drop of 10.1 percent in the previous month, according to International Enterprise Singapore.

Credit growth expands 0.77 percent in two months

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Credit growth expands 0.77 percent in two months

Vietnam’s credit growth in the first two months of this year expanded by just 0.77 percent against the end of 2018, the lowest level in the past few years, a report from the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) showed.

Vietnam to see big inflow of FDI in 2019

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Vietnam to see big inflow of FDI in 2019

Vietnam’s foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction is expected to make a leap, especially in quality, in 2019 as more foreign investors, including big names, in the world’s high-tech manufacturing and services industries are choosing the country as their destination.

Prices in Hanoi go up in February

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Prices in Hanoi go up in February

Hanoi’s consumer price index (CPI) in February rose by 0.89 percent month-on-month and 3.89 percent from the same month last year, according to the city’s Statistics Office.