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Gold prices soar in Vietnam as US-China trade war escalates

Gold prices in Vietnam jumped 2 percent Saturday after U.S. President Donald Trump slapped another 5 percent tariff on Chinese goods.

Trade war pushes gold to 6-year high in Vietnam

With the trade war spurring demand, gold prices in Vietnam have risen by 4.97 percent this week to their highest levels in six years.

Vietnam gold prices jump as US readies for interest rate cuts

Gold prices rose in Vietnam Thursday morning as the U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rate unchanged with possible cuts in the offing.
June 20, 2019 | 05:48 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s top jewelry firm keeps defunct joint venture on its books

Vietnam’s top jewelry company SJC has not dissolved a joint venture with foreign firms two decades after it became defunct.
May 03, 2019 | 05:28 pm GMT+7

Thailand's 14-year-old shooting prodigy aims for World Cup gold

Thailand's James Bond-loving ace sport shooter says he is unfazed by his older opponents as the high school prodigy sets his sights on World Cup gold in India this week.
February 24, 2019 | 11:57 am GMT+7

In Hanoi, people queue outside gold shops on God of Wealth Day

In Hanoi, people have been queuing up since early morning Thursday to buy gold on the God of Wealth Day.
February 14, 2019 | 02:37 pm GMT+7

In self-fulfilling prophecy, Saigon man wears 13 kilos of gold for luck

His faith in geomancy, or feng shui, has Tran Ngoc Phuc wearing 13 kilograms of gold jewelry every day.
December 13, 2018 | 07:28 pm GMT+7

Vietnam wins 2 golds in pencak silat at Asian Games

Vietnam won its third and fourth gold medals at the Asian Games in Indonesia on Wednesday, both in pencak silat.
August 30, 2018 | 10:26 am GMT+7

No export of ores, minerals until 2035, Vietnam decides

The Vietnamese Prime Minister has decided that the country will export no natural ores or minerals until 2035.
July 30, 2018 | 11:58 am GMT+7

Hanoians queue from crack of dawn to buy gold on God of Wealth Day

Buying gold on the 10th day of the first lunar month is believed to bring wealth for the year ahead. 
February 25, 2018 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's demand for gold jewelry rises fastest in Southeast Asia: report

The thirst for the precious metal in Vietnam rose 7 percent year-on-year to 16.5 tons in 2017.
February 08, 2018 | 08:54 am GMT+7

Taiwanese company director gets life sentence for virtual gold trading fraud

His company was found to have appropriated nearly $10.8 million from more than 700 people.
December 16, 2017 | 02:13 pm GMT+7

Scientists say $1.8 million worth of gold is flushed down Swiss sewers every year

Scientists say around 43 kg of gold worth around $1.8 million is flushed through Switzerland's sewer system each year.
October 14, 2017 | 08:19 am GMT+7

Vietnamese girl fights her way to historic karate gold at international tournament

The 19-year-old beat the reigning world champion on her way to being crowned champion.
September 11, 2017 | 02:40 pm GMT+7

Is Saigon's new gold street glittering enough for tourists?

Ho Chi Minh City has turned its 30-year-old jewelry corner in Chinatown into a potential tourism destination.
April 28, 2017 | 12:02 pm GMT+7
 
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