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ADB lowers Vietnam's growth forecast to 6 percent

The previous projection of 6.7 percent has to be cut.
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Rain check: More downpours for Saigon in the next 10 days

Ho Chi Minh City residents should brace for more chaos as there will be dark clouds ahead.
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Maverick Filipino president looking for ally in Vietnam

The president's tough image has raised eyebrows both at home and abroad.
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Hanoi, Saigon among fastest-growing tourist cities in the world

Hanoi ranks 13th and Saigon 18th on the global list.
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Where Vietnam’s poor go to borrow

In Dien Bien Province, a group of Thai ethnic minority women run a small bank that fills a huge credit gap in Vietnam’s economy.

Vietnam's economic growth slows to 6.4 pct year on year in Q3 2016

It's the fastest pace since the last quarter of 2015.

Tiger farms feed illegal trafficking in Vietnam

Some people still think that eating one of the most endangered animals in the world can cure everything.

Price of rhino horn plummets in Vietnam

Conservationists slam government for failure to hit wildlife traffickers, even as consumer demand wanes.

Vietnam’s rice exports plummet 16 percent in first nine months

Falling demand in key markets and increased competition have eaten into rice sales.

Vietnamese mobile phone users ‘pickpocketed’ by networks

Third party services that users know nothing about are costing billions per day.

Higher food, petrol prices fuel Vietnam’s inflation: HSBC

Vietnam's ambitious economic growth target is likely to put more pressure on the economy.

Happier workers, higher profits, new study of Vietnam garment sector finds

Employers who believe they should squeeze their workers to improve the bottom line may need to think again.

Oil soars 6 pct as OPEC reaches deal to limit output in November

Oil rallies as OPEC agrees to first output cut in 8 years.

Being rich in Hanoi in the 1990s

An exhibit takes visitors down the memory lane with objects that were once too expensive for most Vietnamese.

Harvest season in Vietnam’s golden North

Vietnam's stunning terraced rice fields bloomed early this year.

Being rich in Hanoi in the 1990s

An exhibit takes visitors down the memory lane with objects that were once too expensive for most Vietnamese.

Art uncovered: the saga of Saigon Artbook

How hard can it be to show art in Ho Chi Minh City?

Hanoi, Saigon among fastest-growing tourist cities in the world

Hanoi ranks 13th and Saigon 18th on the global list.

Saigon floodpocalypse sends social media into meltdown

If you can still swim, take a picture.
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