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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.

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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 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....

A Tai Chi sweep? China bids for UNESCO cultural heritage status.

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Yahoo News The clamoring of a jackhammer and shrill barks of two golden retrievers make a jarring soundtrack for Yan Ziteng’s afternoon tai chi class, but neither he nor his students seem to notice. “Tai chi isn’t something you can learn from...

Lam Kinh National Heritage offers free entry during Tet

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EN VietNamNet - Visitors to Lam Kinh historical site in Tho Xuan District in the northern province of Thanh Hoa will be exempt from purchasing tickets for one week....

Alabama's kicker, 8-year-old boy bond over Polish heritage

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Yahoo News TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — It's not yet time for college football's national championship game, but 8-year-old Boone Murphree is already decked out in an Alabama hat and jersey, excitedly chattering away about the Crimson Tide's chances of...

With tourists scarce, Egypt struggles to maintain heritage

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Boa moi - CAIRO: With a shaky economy following years of unrest and a huge drop in tourists, Egypt is struggling to preserve its fabled archaeological heritage....

Ha Long Bay named in top ten Asian heritage sites

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The 'Descending Dragon' has landed on a list of the must-see places in Asia....

Fund set up to protect endangered heritage sites

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Representatives of around 40 countries on Saturday approved plans to establish a fund to protect heritage sites in war zones and a network of safe havens for endangered artworks. A closing statement issued after two days of talks in Abu Dhabi did...

France pledges $30 million for wartime heritage protection

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — France committed $30 million toward protecting cultural heritage sites during wartime on Saturday, a first step in the creation of an international fund aimed at preventing destruction like that carried out by...

Nations set to approve heritage protection fund

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Representatives of around 40 countries are expected to approve on Saturday establishing a fund to protect heritage sites in conflict-ravaged areas and a network of safe havens for endangered artworks. From Syria to Mali, Afghanistan to Iraq,...

International push aims to protect endangered heritage

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Representatives from dozens of countries began meeting in Abu Dhabi on Friday to discuss the creation of a $100-million fund to protect and restore heritage sites threatened by extremism and conflict. The two-day conference reflects growing...

Hoi An free for the 17th anniversary as world heritage site

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Hoi An town will provide free access and various cultural activities to visitors on December 4, the day it was recognised as a world heritage site by UNESCO....

Viet Village Heritage Club for history buffs

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Amidst Hanoi’s urban buzz, members of the Viet Village Heritage Club have found peace of mind, contemplating Vietnam’s traditional aspects....

Angola seeks UNESCO heritage status for old city

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Angola seeks to restore the luster of Mbanza Congo, a town that was a royal capital centuries ago and is a candidate to become a UNESCO world heritage site....

Illinois senator rebuked for cringeworthy debate comment about opponent’s heritage

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Democratic Rep. Tammy Duckworth and incumbent GOP Sen. Mark Kirk face off in their first televised debate Oct. 27 in a crucial race that could determine which party controls the Senate. Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk is under fire for a racially charged...

Selanne, Jets top Oilers 6-5 in Heritage Classic alumni game

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Finnish Flash was back at in front of his loving Winnipeg Jets fans....

Improving management capacity for World Heritage Sites in Vietnam

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Each locality in Vietnam that has a World Heritage Site devotes special resources to the development of tourism and a unique “brand” of culture. However, the management of these sites has yielded varied results....

Railway carriage revitalises heritage tourism

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VietNamNet Bridge – After a month of thorough preparation, 'Con Duong Di San' or the Heritage Path tourist railway carriage began its first journey, carrying 24 tourists on board on Monday....

Seven new Unesco World Heritage Sites you can actually visit

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  Not all the new ones are readily accessible, but those that are happen to be downright stunning.Half Australia's Great Barrier Reef coral "dead or dying" - scientistsVietnam’s rice terraces, Ha Long Bay among most beautiful places on earth...

Vietnam’s eight world heritage sites

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Trang An, Hue, My Son, Hoi An are among the country's World Heritage sites and top tourist attractions....

An Giang Province to hold national cultural heritage event Ba Chua Xu Festival

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VietNamNet Bridge – The Ba Chua Xu Festival, a national intangible cultural heritage held in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of An Giang, will take place at Ba Chua Xu Temple in Chau Doc Town on May 29 – June 2....

London mayor compared to Donald Trump for 'racist' comments on Obama's heritage

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London Mayor Boris Johnson accused U.S. President Barack Obama of being anti-British because of his "part-Kenyan" background, a remark that has people comparing him to Donald Trump....

Vietnam promotes tourism in Argentina

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During the event, representatives from many Argentinean travel agents showed their keen on opening tours to Vietnam.  ...