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Image : Experts decry realty profit transfer rules

Experts decry realty profit transfer rules

person Orange Themes access_time May 15,2016

Regulations banning the use of profits from property alienation to cover losses in other businesses discourage property firms from expanding their investments and make tax policies seem unfair, experts said.

Image : Ivory Coast votes on divisive new constitution

Ivory Coast votes on divisive new constitution

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 30,2016

Ivory Coast goes to the polls on Sunday to vote on constitutional changes that President Alassane Ouattara says will help to end years of instability and unrest linked to the vexed issue of "Ivorian-ness". The draft constitution put forward by

Image : Cha Ca La Vong – a specialty of Hanoi

Cha Ca La Vong – a specialty of Hanoi

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 03,2016

Foreign and local cognoscenti coming to Hanoi seem to hit the Cha Ca La Vong restaurant on Cha Ca Street in Hanoi. It was recently included on an MSNBC.com list of 10 places to see before you die.

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Heritage Festival to promote Quang Nam tourism

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EN VietNamNet - The 6th Quang Nam Heritage Festival to be held in early June will be an opportunity for the central province to solicit investment for tourism development....

Quang Nam Heritage Festival to promote tourism

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The sixth Quang Nam Heritage Festival, which is slated for early June, will be an opportunity for the central province of Quang Nam to introduce, promote and boost investment for tourism development....

Art performance to replace Carnaval festival during Ha Long tourism week

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The annual Week of Ha Long Tourism 2017 will take place in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh from April 28 to May 7, with the decade-long traditional Carnaval street festival to be replaced by an art performance....

Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2017 to bring together over 300 artisans

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Nhan dan - NDO – More than 300 artisans representing famous craft villages nationwide will be participating in the 2017 Hue Traditional Craft Festival, to be held in Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue from April 28 to May 2....

Rhododendron flowers await visitors at festival in Sa Pa

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EN VietNamNet - More than 1,000 “do quyen” (Rhododendron) flower trees, many of which are rare species, are awaiting visitors at a festival that opened in Sa Pa, the northwestern province of Lao Cai, on March 31....

Do Quyen Flower Festival comes to Sapa

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EN VietNamNet - The Do Quyen (water-rail) Flower Festival 2017 will be organized in Sapa Town in the northern province of Lao Cai from March 31 to April 9....

HCM City to hold tourism festival monthly to lure visitors

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EN VietNamNet - The HCM City government is seeking to quickly diversify its tourism products with an aim to hold monthly events for tourists....

Can Tho cake festival offers sweet way to celebrate spring

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EN VietNamNet - The city of Can Tho will present its sixth annual Southern Folk Cake Festival this coming April 5-9, providing guests an opportunity to indulge their sweet tooth by tasting hundreds of cakes from throughout ASEAN....

2017 international firework festival to light up Da Nang

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EN VietNamNet - The 55-day Da Nang International Firework Festival 2017 (DIFF 2017) with amazing firework displays, many fantastic art and culture events and entertainment activities is expected to attract millions of tourists to the city....

Int'l Mekong Delta agriculture festival to highlight science, technology

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Nhan dan - NDO - The International Agricultural Festival of the Mekong Delta, which will be held from March 9-13 in Can Tho, will focus on the application of science and technology in agricultural production....

Int’ l firework festival, street carnival boost tourism

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EN VietNamNet - Even if one fails to mention the brilliant firework display at night, the Da Nang International Fireworks Festival 2017 (DIFF) is attractive enough with its lineup of activities....

China villages cheer Robin Hood-like hero in spring festival

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Yahoo News Carrying the golden statue of a revered ancient general, villagers in eastern China dash wildly through waterlogged fields in a mud-spattered celebration of a local rebel adored for stealing from the rich to give to the poor. Spurred on...

Hanoi to serve up first-ever international street food festival

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Bao Moi - The Vietnam Tourism Association has announced it will sponsor the first-ever international street food festival in Hanoi, which will run April 6-9 and coincide with Vietnam International Travel Mart 2017....

Hanoi to serve up first-ever int’l street food festival

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Bao Moi - The Vietnam Tourism Association has announced it will sponsor the first-ever international street food festival in Hanoi, which will run April 6-9 and coincide with Vietnam International Travel Mart 2017....

Ba Den Mountain Spring Festival offers new activities, improved services

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EN VietNamNet - The southern province of Tay Ninh on Tuesday opened a month-long Spring Festival with an arts performance Tay Ninh – Perfume and Beauty of Spring at the Ba Den Mountain Resort....

Spring festival draws tourists to Bac Ninh

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EN VietNamNet - VietNamNet Bridge – Tens of thousands of visitors flocked to Phat Tich Pagoda in the northern province of Bac Ninh for a local annual spring festival, held on January 31 (the fourth day of the first lunar month)....

Nha Trang–Khanh Hoa sea festival slated for June

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The Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa sea festival 2017, the eighth of its kind, will take place in the south central province of Khanh Hoa on June 10-13, with nearly 50 social, cultural and sport activities....

Da Lat to host cherry blossom festival

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EN VietNamNet - The cherry blossom festival of Da Lat city, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong will open on February 11, announced the organising board on January 16....

Five dead in shooting at Mexico music festival

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Yahoo News A shooting erupted during an electronic music festival at a Mexican beach resort early Monday, leaving five people dead, including one in a stampede as revelers fled in panic. Fifteen other people were injured in the melee after a gunman...

At least four dead, 12 hurt in gun fight at Mexico music festival: organizers

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Yahoo News At least four people were killed and 12 were injured early on Monday when a gunman opened fire outside the Blue Parrot nightclub in Mexico's Playa del Carmen resort, during the BPM electronic music festival, organizers said in a...

Da Nang Fireworks Festival 2017 to attract 2 million visitors

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EN VietNamNet - The International Fireworks Festival 2017 is expected to become a cultural highlight of the central city of Da Nang this year, Mr. Ngo Quang Vinh, Director of the Da Nang Tourism Department, told VietNamNet....

Traditional Trade Festival in Hue slated for April

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EN VietNamNet - The seventh Traditional Trade Festival will take place in the ancient imperial city of Thua Thien – Hue from April 28 to May 2, announced the provincial People’s Committee....

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