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Stocks wrap week with happy ending

In Uncategorized on December 17, 2010 at 7:56 am

Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index rebounded on December 17 to end week in green, thanked to high demand and good news.

The Ministry of Industry and Trade announced that it would not raise gasoline prices until the end of Tet holidays.

The shares of 272 companies and five mutual funds listed on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange revived 1.06 percent, or 5.08 points, to close at 485.29 points.

On the benchmark, 215 stocks leaped forward, 32 dropped, while 30 treaded water.

Trading volume slightly fell over the previous trading session. Around 74.15 million shares changed hands at a value of VND1.8 trillion.

Tan Tao Investment Industry Corporation (ITA) topped the list of most active shares in volume for the second day with 4.82 million shares changing hands.

Quoc Cuong Gia Lai Joint Stock Company tagged along with 4.12 million shares traded, followed by Saigon Securities Inc. (SSI), the country’s largest brokearge, with 3.85 million shares.

Winners on the city bourse included sweets producer Bibica Corporation (BBC), Investment and Trading of Real Estate Joint Stock Company (ITC), Song Da Urban & Industrial Zone Investment and Development Joint Stock Company (SJS), and Tai Nguyen Corporation (TNT). They all climbed up the daily maximum allowed limit of 5 percent.

Construction company Lilama 10 Joint Stock Company (L10) pared its three-day losing streak, growing 4.98 percent to VND23,200.

Techno – Agricultural Supplying Joint Stock Company (TSC) restored 4.97 percent to VND19,000.

Vincom Joint Stock Company (VIC) collapsed for second day, erasing 4.9 percent to VND97,000.

Materials – Petrolium Joint Stock Company (COM) descended 4.88 percent to VND35,100.

Transforwarding Warehousing Joint Stock Corporation (TMS) went down 4.83 percent to VND27,600.

Meanwhile, the Hanoi’s HNX-Index jumped 3.7 percent, or 4.27 points, to close at 119.7 points. Around 57.4 million shares changed hands at VND1.11 trillion.

The UPCom-Index also inched up by 0.43 points to 41.46 points this morning. A total of 234,275 shares changed hands at a value of VND3.35 billion.

Source: SGGP

British couple freed by pirates ‘happy to be alive’

In Uncategorized on November 15, 2010 at 6:31 am

Vietnam Family Day makes nation happy

In Uncategorized on June 28, 2010 at 4:50 pm

Vietnam Family Day makes nation happy

QĐND – Monday, June 28, 2010, 22:7 (GMT+7)

Cultural and art programmes were held nationwide in celebrations of the Vietnam Family Day on June 28 to promote the family-oriented tradition.

The capital city of Hanoi was colourful and cheerful during a festival on Hanoi family culture, where sports competitions, photo exhibitions on family and flower-arranging contests attracted public crowds. Remarkable was a conference honouring successful and happy families.

The festival was the coordination of action among numerous agencies, from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to the Hanoi People’s Committee and the Vietnam Elderly Association.

The nation’s largest economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City also made the day festive on June 27 with the participation of thousands of families. It culminated in a festivity to piece 20,000 coins together into a symbol of “Family-backbone of happiness”, setting up a Vietnam Guinness.

The whole proceeds of the mosaic symbol auction will be earmarked for the construction of homes for poor families.

The southeastern region has joined the nation by holding the first family culture festival in Bien Hoa city, Dong Nai province. As many as 54 exemplary families coming from all the five regional provinces shared experiences in taking care of their families and children.

June 28 is celebrated as the Vietnam Family Day annually after the Prime Minister signed up a decision in May, 2001. The decision aims to uphold the important role played by the family and family values in developing human characters.

Source: VNA

Source: QDND

More children happy with Operation Smile

In Uncategorized on August 1, 2008 at 3:14 pm

Doctors from the Vietnam-Cuba friendship hospital have coordinated with the US’s Operation Smile to provide surgery for 82 children with harelip and cleft palate from the northern provinces of Bac Giang, Nam Dinh and Tuyen Quang in the past two weeks.

With the Operation Smile’s funding, the doctors will perform surgery for another 120 children with facial deformities in the central province of Thanh Hoa , Nghe An, Quang Binh and Ha Tinh between August 9-14, bringing the total beneficiaries to over 300 this year.

The Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Hospital has since 1994 conducted free surgery on 8,696 children with funding from Operation Smile and other humanitarian organisations.

Doctors from the hospital have also visited Laos annually to perform surgery on children with harelip and cleft palate under a cooperation pact between Hanoi and Vientiane.-