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Low public awareness blamed for railway traffic accidents

Low public awareness blamed for railway traffic accidents

A large number of level crossings illegally opened by local people along the north-south railway has been identified as one of the main causes for the high number of railway accidents in Vietnam, according to railway management companies.

Vietnam ranks low in mobile Internet speed

Vietnam ranks low in mobile Internet speed

The Internet connection speed of Vietnam’s mobile networks averaged 3.81 Mbps, standing 83rd among 95 countries and territories surveyed recently by global mobile application provider OpenSignal.

August CPI growth hits 9-year low

August CPI growth hits 9-year low

The national consumer price index (CPI) this month increased by 0.22 per cent over that of last month and 1.84 per cent over that of the end of last year.

March CPI increase appears surprisingly low

March CPI increase appears surprisingly low

The General Statistics Office (GSO) announced the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for March rose by only 0.16 percent, despite a 10 percent increase in petrol prices, which is much lower than estimates by independent economists.

Trade deficit at a record low

Trade deficit at a record low

June saw trade deficit to a record low of dropping approximately US$742 million, down 14.7 percent from the previous month, according to the latest customs figures.

Oil ends at 5-month low on economy, inventories

U.S. oil prices fell a fifth straight session and settled at a five-month low on May 17 as the dollar surged against the euro and energy markets fretted over swollen U.S. oil inventories and signs that China's growth may have peaked.