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News highlights for April 8, 2023
Son Nguyen 10:10, 2023/04/08
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Top 10 real estate enterprises announced

The view inside the Vinhomes Ocean Park in Hanoi. Photo: The Hanoi Times

Market research firm Vietnam Report on April 7 announced the top 10 real estate companies in 2023. The group of the biggest property developers includes popular names such as Vinhomes, Ecopark Group, Khang Dien House Trading & Investment JSC, Phat Dat Real Estate Development Corp, and Ha Do Group. The results are calculated on financial reports for the period ending on December 31, 2022 and other data.

According to Vietnam Report, these are the companies that have proved their versatility, resilience, and durability to stabilize the business and overcome challenges. The report also said half of the property developers tend to make bank loans when they suffer a cash deficit, and more than 41.4% of all companies are saving expenses. Only 1.1% of all companies look to raise capital from bond issuance, down 22 times.

Fire put out at a protected forest reserve in Da Lat

Local firefighters on the night of April 7 put out a fire at the protection forest reserve on Prenn Pass in Da Lat City in Lam Dong Province, the Central Highlands, Vietnam. The fire was spotted at 3 p.m. and burst out into a big one at around 8 p.m. Some 40 people, including local rangers, the Lam Vien Forest Management Unit, and the local authorities joined to extinguish the fire.

According to the forest ranger of Da Lat City, a strong wind was the main cause of the spread of the fire across the forest. Early April 8, the fire was put under control. There were only a few small flames and the firefighters kept pumping water to keep the situation secure.

Russia and Vietnam in discussions to build nuclear research center and reaction plant

Russia and Vietnam are expected to sign a contract to build a new nuclear studies center and a nuclear plant in the latter during the next few months, Russian Deputy PM Dmitry Chernyshenko said on April 7 at his visit to the Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute. The two sides are in talks to finalize an agreement on the development of the feasibility report for the project.

The construction of Vietnam’s nuclear research center was initiated under the Vietnam-Russia Inter-Governmental Agreement 2011. The Vietnamese Government approved the project plan in 2018. In the field of atomic energy, the Soviet Union helped Vietnam restore and upgrade a nuclear plant in Lam Dong Province’s Da Lat City. Both sides expect the bilateral relations will be bolstered in the future.

Four students hospitalized for using e-cigarettes in Hanoi

Four students of Ha Dong High School in Hanoi have been hospitalized for using e-cigarette products at school, reported the Police Department of Ha Dong District. Of the four students, three are at grade 10 and the other one is an 11th grader. The students were taken to the medical center in fainting after having shared e-cigarettes with their friends.

All four students are now in stable condition. Despite harmful effects, smoking e-cigarettes is now a new trend among students as it may prove someone’s coolness to others. According to the Hanoi Health Department, e-cigarettes contain nicotine and other good-smell ingredients. Illegal products may also contain drugs, heroin, and other unlicensed substances that cause diseases in students.

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