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 FDI businesses receive Gold Dragon Awards; PM chairs rice consumption conference; Int’l experts hail Vietnam’s economic development; Mercedes-Benz expands operation in Vietnam

Vietnamese vote against GMT+8

A mini survey has found that 56 percent of online newspapers’ readers believe there is no need to change Vietnam’s time zone to GMT+8, while only 29 percent vote for the change.

MONRE: environment sacrificed for economic development

Plant protection chemicals have been killing the agriculture production, while industrial gains have been paid by the polluted land, water, air and human diseases.

HCM City per capita income to top $4,500

VietNamNet Bridge – The ongoing global economic turmoil will not prevent HCM City from turning in an impressive economic performance with a per capita income of US$4,513 this year.

World Bank to fund Vietnam’s FIRST project

 VietNamNet Bridge – The World Bank (WB) will provide 100 million USD to help Vietnam implement the Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology (FIRST) project which was inaugurated on November 7.


 Party chief presses Kon Tum’s economic development; HCM City, Vientiane beef up telecom cooperation; Vietnam, India enjoy all-around cooperation; PM, provincial leaders discuss development

Scenic spots perished, environment damaged because of tourists

Beautiful landscapes have been devastated by the violent intervention of humans.

Express delivery race heats up when investors open the throttle

The rapid growth in Vietnam’s international trade has prompted investors to increase their investments postal services, express delivery and forwarding.

The battles for water getting more violent

Where there are hydropower plants, the battles between the local people and the plants’ developers have been lasting for many years.

Stability for development

 VietNamNet Bridge – The relationship between stability and development is one of support, assistance, and close interdependence.

PM, experts discuss socio-economic development

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung held a regular working session in Hanoi on January 25 with experts to review the country’s socio-economic performance and seek measures to execute this year’s goals.

Super petrochemical project raises worries about capital source, feasibility

Vietnamese have not leaped for joy on the mammoth 28.7 billion dollar oil refinery project, because they still keep doubts about the feasibility of the project.