Time to spend to bolster development

Time to spend to bolster development

Deputy head of the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Central Institute for Economic Management Tran Kim Chung highlights the need to scale-up capital disbursement, particularly that of public investment, to spur economic development.
Williams, Sharapova to clash in Miami final

Williams, Sharapova to clash in Miami final

Five-time champion Serena Williams wasted no time booking her berth in the WTA Miami final by steamrolling Agnieszka Radwanska 6-0, 6-3 to set up a title clash with third seed Maria Sharapova.
Qatar Airways spreads its wings

Qatar Airways spreads its wings

Qatar Airways, the national airline of Qatar, is one of the aviation industry’s big success stories.
Las Vegas-style strip encountered hiccups

Las Vegas-style strip encountered hiccups

The $4.2 billion Ho Tram Strip integrated resort is facing a delay in its opening due to the pull-out of its first resort’s operator and financing problem.
Tiger reaches birdie milestone to seize lead at Doral

Tiger reaches birdie milestone to seize lead at Doral

MIAMI: Tiger Woods fired eight birdies on Friday to complete a personal-best PGA run of 17 birdies in his first 36 holes and seize a two-stroke lead at the World Golf Championships Cadillac Championship.
Flying Into Tomorrow

Flying Into Tomorrow

All Nippon Airways (ANA) has written a new chapter of its development history as envisaged in the “Flying into tomorrow” clip the airline produced in celebration of its 60 years of successful operations.
PSG through to last eight after Valencia scare

PSG through to last eight after Valencia scare

Paris Saint-Germain advanced to the quarter-finals of the Champions League on Wednesday after a 1-1 draw with Valencia at the Parc des Princes allowed them to progress 3-2 on aggregate.
Juventus outclass Celtic to claim quarter-finals spot

Juventus outclass Celtic to claim quarter-finals spot

Strikes in either half from Alessandro Matri and Fabio Quagliarella earned Juventus a comfortable 2-0 win over Celtic in their Champions League last 16 second leg and a place in the quarter finals for the first time in seven years here Wednesday.
First class hotels choose Mercedes-Benz S-Class

First class hotels choose Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Today, Mercedes-Benz and Park Hyatt Saigon underlined their long-term cooperation that has been growing throughout the last five years by taking delivery of a new fleet of five flagship S-Class valued at more than VND21 billion ($1 million) for their VIP transport.
Olympia champions secondary school students

Olympia champions secondary school students

The second contest of ‘Olympia for secondary school students’ took place at Dang Thai Mai Secondary School in northcentral Nghe An province’s Vinh city on November 4.
Tax woes a big headache for FIEs

Tax woes a big headache for FIEs

Many taxation and customs entanglements are causing ugly headaches for foreign-invested enterprises in Vietnam.
Baoviet’s mixed bag of profit numbers

Baoviet’s mixed bag of profit numbers

A provisional reimbursement has helped Baoviet Holdings post a soaring profit in the first half of this 2012 in stark contrast to its core business.
A home away from home

A home away from home

Successful Singaporean firms are expanding their footprint in this market. Nhu Ngoc reports.
Olympics 2012: Live Report (7 aug)

Olympics 2012: Live Report (7 aug)

"Russell Westbrook gets a technical foul for hanging on the rim after thunderous dunk that ignited a huge cheer," Jim Slater tells us.
Rubber firms bend with downtimes

Rubber firms bend with downtimes

Natural rubber firms are suffering a downtrend in rubber prices, but tyre-makers are loving it.
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