24 Feb '11, 9am

Vietnam's government raises fuel prices by 24 percent, undermining attempts to curb inflation.

HANOI, Vietnam – Vietnam raised fuel prices by up to 24 percent, adding to soaring inflation and causing gridlock in the capital Hanoi as motorists scrambled to fill their tanks before the hike took effect. The increase announced Thursday takes fuel prices to record levels and follows a decision earlier this week to raise electricity rates. Vietnam has been grappling with high inflation as food costs jump. The consumer price index rose 12.2 percent from a year earlier in January. Traffic jams choked busy roads in Hanoi as car drivers and motorcyclists rushed to fill up before the 10 a.m. deadline when the price increase took effect. The gasoline price was increased by 17.5 percent to 19,300 dong (92 cents) per liter and the diesel price hiked by 24 percent to 18,300 dong (87 cents) per liter. "How could we survive with all of these price increases while our incomes remain ...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/ap/20110224/twl-as-vietnam-gasol...

Tweets

Vietnam to hike power rates by 15%: HANOI : Vie...

channelnewsasia.com 22 Feb '11, 9pm

HANOI : Vietnam will raise electricity prices by 15 percent to help attract investment for new power plants in the energy-...

Caltex to raise pump prices: SINGAPORE: Prices of petrol in Singapore have gone up again.

Caltex to raise pump prices: SINGAPORE: Prices ...

channelnewsasia.com 23 Feb '11, 7am

SINGAPORE: Prices of petrol in Singapore have gone up again. Caltex said it will raise petrol and diesel prices by four ce...

China raises petrol, diesel prices

China raises petrol, diesel prices

channelnewsasia.com 20 Feb '11, 4am

BEIJING: China raised wholesale petrol and diesel prices by 350 yuan ($53) per tonne Sunday, the second rise in two months...

www.Vietnam-VIP.com Vietnam to raise electricit...

asiaone.com 20 Feb '11, 9am

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a plan to raise the price, but at a lower percentage than the 18 per cent prop...

Indonesia may delay plan to cap fuel subsidies ...

straitstimes.com 26 Feb '11, 12am

JAKARTA - THE Indonesian government is leaning towards delaying a plan to limit fuel subsidies from April, as it seeks to ...

Caltex raises petrol and diesel pump prices

straitstimes.com 23 Feb '11, 9am

Mum uploads video of nude daughter to find a suitor All Singaporeans to get up to $800 each in cash I didn't treat her lik...

Challenger store to go 24 hours from March 1

straitstimes.com 24 Feb '11, 10pm

Along with making its selection of IT gadgets available after dark, Challenger said it will also provide 24-hour customer ...

COE prices up, Cat A & B see biggest increase (...

straitstimes.com 23 Feb '11, 10pm

The COE premium for cars above 1,600cc ended at $62,000 - a rise of $8,600 or 16.1 per cent. -- ST PHOTO: MALCOLM MCLEOD C...

Our reader asks why SMRT did not have to seek a...

straitstimes.com 23 Feb '11, 7am

I REFER to the recent increase in fares for all seven of SMRT's special late night bus services ("Pay more for SMRT's late...

Property prices may soon drop

channelnewsasia.com 24 Feb '11, 1pm

SINGAPORE: The head of Singapore's second-largest developer said property prices in the Republic could drop by three to fi...

IT retailer Challenger will open 24-hours from ...

straitstimes.com 24 Feb '11, 6am

Along with making its selection of IT gadgets available after dark, Challenger said it will also provide 24-hour customer ...

Air New Zealand hikes fares as fuel costs rise: WELLINGTON: Air New Zealand said on Tuesday it was lifting air f...

Air New Zealand hikes fares as fuel costs rise:...

channelnewsasia.com 15 Feb '11, 12am

WELLINGTON: Air New Zealand said on Tuesday it was lifting air fares by an average three percent to offset the rising pric...

Vietnam Airlines says IPO timing uncertain #news #vietnam

Vietnam Airlines says IPO timing uncertain #new...

straitstimes.com 01 Mar '11, 11am

Vietnam Airlines has relaunched plans to go public but exactly when is not clear. -- PHOTO: VIETNAM AIRLINES HANOI - STATE...

金取引禁止で検索するとベトナムで、国が管理する金売買以外の禁止という記事が出てくる。ベトナムは...

asiaone.com 28 Feb '11, 1pm

HANOI, VIETNAM - Vietnam is planning to ban unofficial trade in gold bars in a fresh bid to strengthen its struggling curr...