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Greenback firmer against dong
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HCMC – The U.S. dollar got firmer against the Vietnamese dong on the informal market today, April 19, with the buying price in the afternoon rising VND20 compared to the morning, reaching VND23,210, while the selling price added VND10 at VND23,220, the local media reported.
Wednesday,  Apr 17, 2019,10:26 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Saigon Railway Transport JSC has announced train ticket cuts for tourist groups of 10 or above in tours arranged by travel firms participating in its travel stimulus program, Thanh Nien newspaper reported.
Wednesday,  Apr 17, 2019,09:59 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Government should let the private sector develop entire airports rather than some of their components, said Lai Xuan Thanh, chairman of the State-run Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV).
Wednesday,  Apr 17, 2019,09:58 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The number of international cruise ships entering Vietnam has risen significantly since early this year, heralding a period of strong growth for the cruise tourism sector, according to travel firms.
Tuesday,  Apr 16, 2019,19:19 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Yeah1’s subsidiaries are still on YouTube after the termination of their contract at the end of last month, as YouTube has agreed to give the company more time to move its content from the YouTube platform, Thanh Nie n newspaper reported, quoting a source from Yeah1 Group.
Tuesday,  Apr 16, 2019,19:14 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A group of 14 Laotians suffering symptoms of food poisoning was sent to a hospital in Danang City on the afternoon of April 15, while they were on a trip to the central coastal city, reported the local media.
Tuesday,  Apr 16, 2019,19:11 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The VN-Index of the Hochiminh Stock Exchange closed down 0.58% to 977.17 points today, April 17, as property firm VIC kept the bourse from further loss.
Tuesday,  Apr 16, 2019,17:48 (GMT+7)
HANOI – The significant fuel and electricity price hikes are forecast to raise the country’s consumer price index (CPI) in the second quarter of the year by 3.3% versus the year-ago period, according to a recent study released by the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR).
Tuesday,  Apr 16, 2019,16:55 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam Prosperity Joint Stock Commercial Bank (VPB) has projected its consolidated pre-tax profit at VND9.5 trillion (US$409.4 million) this year, up 3% from 2018. The bank has plans to issue a maximum of 260 million shares for local and foreign investors to increase the foreign ownership ratio in VPB to 30%.
Tuesday,  Apr 16, 2019,15:59 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Local budget carrier Vietjet has opened sales for a new service connecting HCMC and Bali, making it the first airline to operate direct flights between Vietnam's southern city and Indonesia's most popular island holiday destination.
Tuesday,  Apr 16, 2019,15:54 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Bach Dang Company has proposed the Ministry of Transport allow it to restore the storied yet long-forgotten Thap Cham-Dalat railway, under a public-private partnership format, at a cost of up to VND17.2 trillion.
Tuesday,  Apr 16, 2019,14:38 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A conference to call for investment in the eastern North-South expressway project in the 2017-2020 period will not be held on April 19 as previously planned, according to the Ministry of Transport.
Tuesday,  Apr 16, 2019,14:03 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, speaking at the Vietnam-Romania Business Forum in Romania’s capital of Bucharest on April 15, called for enterprises from both Vietnam and Romania to boost their cooperation to make breakthroughs in economic ties between the two countries. Bilateral trade remains modest compared with its potential, bringing US$218 million last year, the Government news website reported.
Tuesday,  Apr 16, 2019,10:54 (GMT+7)
CAN THO - The main components of the Dong Hai 1 wind power project, which costs an estimated VND2.5 trillion (US$107.7 million), in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu will be built in the last quarter of this year, following the launch of an operation center for the plant earlier on April 15.
Tuesday,  Apr 16, 2019,10:49 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Transport should continue garnering feedback from experts, organizations and the public on the development of a 1,559-kilometer-long North-South high-speed railway, according to Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.
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