dong dong  /ˈdɔŋ/


  1. (n) the basic unit of money in Vietnam
  2. (v) go `ding dong', like a bell



  • This past week the dong jumped from 16,120 to the dollar to 18,500 on the black market as traders rushed to put their dong into dollars and gold.


  1. Cho Yong Pil: Meet the K-Pop Legend

    Cho Yong Pil’s Seoul office in the affluent Seocho-dong neighborhood is surprisingly neat and tidy given all that's inside. The room is packed with...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Billboard

  2. Berkeley: 3-alarm fire at historic Nash Hotel

    Berkeley: 3-alarm fire at historic Nash Hotel Firefighters contained a three-alarm fire Tuesday that burned a historic hotel in downtown Berkeley, authorities said. The fire at the Nash Hotel at 2045 University Ave., just west of Shattuck Avenue, was reported at 7:44 a.m., said interim Fire Chief Gil Dong. Four people were treated at the scene for minor injuries.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. Dong Swaps Hybrid Bond After S&P Adjustment Hits Capital Plan

    Dong Energy A/S is asking hybrid bondholders to swap out of a 3010 security that the company won’t be able to use in its risk buffers after Standard & Poor’s changed its definition of the debt class.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

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