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Health Tourism Means Greener Growth

(Updated: 2014-04-10) The health industry may be a new growth engine in a rapidly aging society, experts said at an international forum. The Chinese health sector is expected to grow to 800 million RMB (129 million U.S.dollars) in 2020 and will be a powerful driver for domestic consumption and employment thanks to its expansive service and […]

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Retail Sector Holds Opportunities

(Updated: 2014-04-05) Viet Nam is a promising market for foreign retailers and will have more competition on the local retail market next year which is the deadline of opening the domestic retail market. According to the Association of Viet Nam Retailers (AVR), Viet Nam has 130 trading centres, 700 supermarkets and over 1,000 convenient shops […]

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Bright Prospects Seen for Garment, Textiles

(Updated: 2014-04-03) The garment and textile industry has achieved significant success in the first quarter and its outlook for the whole year is optimistic, the Ministry of Industry and Trade reports. The ministry said that the garment and textile industry achieved the highest growth rate at 20.2 % in the first three months. The average increase […]

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Making Connections: Telenor Goes Online

(Updated: 2014-04-02) On March 8, a quiet revolution happened. The Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor became the first private company in Myanmar’s history to establish an international Internet link from the country. The new Telenor connection is the first time that government-backed Myanmar Post and Telecommunications monopoly on the Internet has been broken. When reached for comment, […]

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Companies Show Strong Interest in Yangon’s Waste Service

(updated: 2014-04-01) Local and foreign companies expressed a strong interest in residential waste management service for Yangon City, according to Yangon City Development Committee. Khin Win, a senior official from YCDC said the city’s waste collection and removal service currently under the control of the committee has been put out to tender from local and foreign […]

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New Pact to Yield Export Benefits

(Updated: 2014-03-28) A free-trade agreement (FTA) between Viet Nam and the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan is expected to be completed this year. This will create many tariff advantages for Viet Nam’s exports, especially textiles, a report by the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Viet Nam Economic Times said. Russia is one of […]

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Agricultural Investment to Continue

(Updated: 2014-03-27) China will continue to invest heavily in the agriculture sector to ensure food security, with 70 billion RMB (11.27 billion USD) being allocated to water resource infrastructure, a spokesman for the National Development and Reform Commission(NDRC) said 26th Mar. The total volume and proportion of investment for agriculture in 2014 will be greater […]

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