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After facing severely public objection, Cai Lay BOT tollbooth has halted operation since August 14 to wait for decision from the Ministry of Transport (Photo: SGGP)

Public disagree with toll cut of controversial BOT tollbooth

The Ministry of Transport, the People’s Committee of the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang and investors yesterday met and agreed to cut down tolls for all vehicles through controversial Cai Lay BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) tollbooth.

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Scholarship for undergraduate studies at HKU Launched

Scholarship for undergraduate studies at HKU Launched

Following the success of the first scholarship award from Vietnam Van Thinh Phat Group Holdings Scholarships for the 2013 academic year, Van Thinh Phat Group Holdings continues to offer 02 (two) full scholarships for the 2014 academic year with value of HK$ 200,000 per year for each award to Vietnamese students to study in The University of Hong Kong (HKU-China).
Nguyen Van Huong Scholarship nurtures future doctors

Nguyen Van Huong Scholarship nurtures future doctors

Whenever economy slows down, contributions towards scholarships become even more meaningful, as more students are in need of financial assistance, said Robert Kruit, chief operating officer at Zuellig Pharma Vietnam, the main benefactor of the Nguyen Van Huong Scholarship Fund since 2003.
Asia Pacific College students top Cambridge Contest

Asia Pacific College students top Cambridge Contest

The Asia Pacific College in Ho Chi Minh City has just reported excellent results achieved by 17 of its students who sat for the   Cambridge Contest for the academic year 2011-2012, four of who topped the contest.
Newly united bank to finance unique property projects

Newly united bank to finance unique property projects

Times Square, Royal Garden and Saigon Peninsula are three striking real estate projects in Ho Chi Minh City that will be financed by three Vietnamese banks that are undertaking a union process.                                    Royal Garden
Three banks unite to navigate together

Three banks unite to navigate together

The new Saigon Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SCB), which has just come into being from the union of First Commercial Bank (Ficombank), Vietnam Tin Nghia Bank and Saigon Commercial Bank, held its first shareholders meeting at Windsor An Dong Plaza on Dec 23. The meeting agreed up with SCB’s new development strategy.