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Vietnam cuts gas prices by 3 percent

Retail gasoline prices in Vietnam dropped by more than 3 percent on Monday in the first adjustment of the year, and the second time in less than a month, following the global downward trend. Vietnam’s most popular gasoline grade 92-RON now sells at VND16,032 (71 US cents) per liter. Meanwhile, ...

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Economists Take Aim at Wealth Inequality

SAN FRANCISCO — When pundits and presidential candidates talk about inequality and the tiny sliver of the population whose fortunes have soared, they often drop names like Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Sheldon Adelson and Mark Zuckerberg. But those are just the most visible members of a larger but less-talked-about cadre ...

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Business | Thanh Nien Daily

Business | Thanh Nien Daily Business | Thanh Nien Daily Thanh Nien News. Publication permit No. 14/GP-BC, granted by Press Department, Vietnam Ministry of Culture and Informationhttp://www.thanhniennews.com/business/vi-vnSun, 03 Jan 2016 11:13:02 GMTSun, 03 Jan 2016 11:13:02 GMThttp://www.thanhniennews.com/[email protected] (Thanh Nien News)[email protected] (Thanh Nien News)5http://static.thanhniennews.com/App_Themes/Images/logo.pnghttp://www.thanhniennews.com/business/ Business registration is easier and foreigners have ...

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Hanoi man fined $31,400 for stock price manipulation

Vietnam’s securities watchdog has slapped a VND705 million (US$ 31,400) fine on a Hanoi-based man for manipulating the share prices of a stone mining company. Between August 2013 and October 2014, Tran Thanh Huu used five accounts to create fake demand and supply for the shares of Hanoi-based CMISTONE Vietnam ...

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Microsoft to Notify Users of Government Hackings

By NICK WINGFIELD December 31, 2015 SEATTLE — Microsoft says it will begin notifying users of its online services if they have been targets of suspected state-sponsored online attacks, joining a growing list of Internet companies stepping up their security policies with similar measures. The company, which announced the change on Wednesday ...

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Vietnam's retail sales beat forecast, top $108 billion

Vietnam’s retail market posted sales of more than VND2.46 trillion (US$ 108.8 billion) in a “quite busy” year with the entry and expansion of many foreign and local retailers. According to the General Statistics Office, that was an increase of 10.6 percent and surpassed most projections. Local and international market ...

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Vietnam lists 17 sectors open for foreign investment

The Vietnamese government has published a list of 17 business sectors that are open to foreign investors, with some conditions, in a bid to improve the investment environment following this year’s record inflow of foreign capital. Until now, Vietnam – often criticized for a lack of transparency in investment regulations ...

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Puerto Rico Debt Crisis Closes In on Jan. 1 Deadline

The United States Treasury secretary, Jacob J. Lew, said it was “inevitable” for Puerto Rico to start missing bond payments. “Look, they’re effectively in default” already, he said this week. By MARY WILLIAMS WALSH December 29, 2015 Running out of both time and money, debt-ridden Puerto Rico appears headed for default on at ...

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