• Ford Vietnam’s tax arrears collection: it’s to blame on policies

    Ford Vietnam’s tax arrears collection: it’s to blame on policies

    04/07/2011 05:00

    Not only Ford Vietnam, but Toyota Vietnam and some other automobile manufacturers are also facing the accusation of evading tax, and may have to pay tax arrears totaling up to one trillion dong. How will the case be settled?...

  • Gates says goodbye to Pentagon

    Gates says goodbye to Pentagon

    03/07/2011 05:00

    Retiring U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Thursday wrapped up his four-and-a-half years in the Pentagon, with an unexpected gift from President Barack Obama. Retiring U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates acknowledges applause as U.S....

  • Vietnam’s plan for hydro-chlorofluorocarbons phase-out

    Vietnam’s plan for hydro-chlorofluorocarbons phase-out

    03/07/2011 05:00

    With the agreement on the Montreal Protocol and financial support from “Hydro-chlorofluorocarbons Phase-out Management Plan”, Vietnam is encouraging the companies using other eco-friendly compounds in their production instead of HCFC to protect ozone layer....

  • Low pay leads to labour shortage

    Low pay leads to labour shortage

    03/07/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese businesses, especially those based in industrial parks around the country, are facing a serious shortage of manpower since workers are quitting and unhappy due to low salaries. Industrial...

  • Chronicle on Laos to be broadcast on VTV1

    03/07/2011 05:00

    Twenty-four episodes of the Chronicles on Laos series are set to be broadcast at 5.30pm every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday on Viet Nam Television’s Channel 1. Every 15 min episode will focus on the beauty and customs of Laos as well as the special...

  • Cruel winds blow hard

    Cruel winds blow hard

    02/07/2011 05:00

    The long-awaited wind power project price incentives appear to be a load of hot air. As approved in-principle by the prime minister, for 2011 the purchase price of electricity for wind power plants in Vietnam will be VND1,630 (US7.8 cents) per...

  • U.S. treasury secretary has not decided on stepping down: official

    U.S. treasury secretary has not decided on stepping down: official

    02/07/2011 05:00

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Geithner has not made a decision to leave office while he is focusing now on the ongoing debt talks, a Treasury Department official told Xinhua on Thursday. U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner speaks at the...

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