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Viet Nam: The Quiet Economic Success Story Of Asia Viet Nam: The Quiet Economic Success Story Of Asia

The signs of Viet Nams economic development are visible on the skyline of HCM City, or Saigon as it is still referred to by most who live here.


TPP officially signed, promising benefits for Asia Pacific citizens TPP officially signed, promising benefits for Asia Pacific citizens

Trade and economy ministers from 12 countries signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the biggest trade deal in history, in Auckland, New Zealand yesterday.


Clients warned about borrowing risks Clients warned about borrowing risks

Consumers have been urged to think twice before using borrowing for consumption from commercial banks and financial companies as they rush to prepare for Tet (Lunar New Year Festival).


Real estate inventory drops as market deals taper off Real estate inventory drops as market deals taper off

The real estate sector reported a reduction of VND1.75 trillion (USVND1,738,386 million) in inventory in January from last month to an estimated value of VND49.1 trillion VND (VND48,906 billion).



Singapore Airlines to increase capacity
Updated: Friday, Dec 20, 2013 05:15 PM
Singapore Airlines will begin direct flights from the central city of Da Nang to Singapore in the second quarter of next year.— Photo centenaryclub.com
HCM CITY (Biz Hub) – Singapore Airlines will be flying its Airbus A330-300 aircraft on flights between Singapore and HCM City from the first day of 2014.

The aircraft has been operating on the Ha Noi – Singapore route since July 2013.

To commemorate the launch of A330-300 services between HCM City and Singapore, the airline is offering discounted fares in economy and business class from Viet Nam to various destinations for tickets purchased from December 4 to January 5, 2014.

In addition, from November 15, Singapore Airlines and Silk Air instituted a new baggage allowance, which increased to 50kg for first-class passengers; 40 kg for business-class passengers; and 30kg for economy-class passengers.

Currently, Singapore Airlines and its regional wing Silk Air conduct 14 flights weekly from HCM City, 11 flights weekly from Ha Noi and seven flights weekly from Da Nang to Singapore. — VNS


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