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Writing contest launched to promote tourism
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Writing contest launched to promote tourism

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and Lao Dong (Labour) Daily launched a writing contest themed “Vietnam: Endless beauty” in Hanoi on October 13.

Online portal launched for Vietnamese start-ups
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Online portal launched for Vietnamese start-ups

The municipal People’s Committee on Tuesday officially launched StartupCity.vn - a start-up ecosystem, which is...

Action programme launched to make tourism economic spearhead
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Action programme launched to make tourism economic spearhead

The Government has just launched an action programme to implement a Politburo resolution on developing the tourism industry into a spearhead economic sector.

New tours launched on Sài Gòn River
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New tours launched on Sài Gòn River

Saigontourist Holding Company on September 28 launched seven new HCM City river tours at Tan Cang tourist site in Binh Thanh District.

Programme launched to help consumers identify Vietnamese goods
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Programme launched to help consumers identify Vietnamese goods

NDO - The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) launched a programme in Hanoi on October 3 to raise public awareness, and increase the consumption, of Vietnamese goods.

Tour to visit Hanoi Opera House launched
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Tour to visit Hanoi Opera House launched

The programme, held every Monday and Friday at 10.30 am will last 90 minutes. Each tour will serve a maximum of 250 visitors for a cost of 400,000 VND each.

Smart phone app launched to protect Son Tra Nature Reserve
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Smart phone app launched to protect Son Tra Nature Reserve

The Biodiversity Conservation Centre of GreenViet, an NGO in Da Nang, will launch a warning application for smart phone...

Air route linking Da Nang and China’s Zunyi to be launched
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Air route linking Da Nang and China’s Zunyi to be launched

Chinese tourist arrivals in Vietnam reached 2.2 million during January-July, with the figure expected to rise thanks to the launch of a direct air route between Vietnam’s Da Nang city and China’s

How SpaceX Launched a Chinese Experiment Into Space, Despite U.S. Ban
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How SpaceX Launched a Chinese Experiment Into Space, Despite U.S. Ban

Yahoo News Where Congress sees security risks, private industry sees opportunity.

ISRO Just Launched a Rocket That Will One Day Take Indian Astronauts to Space
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ISRO Just Launched a Rocket That Will One Day Take Indian Astronauts to Space

Yahoo News ISRO's GSLV Mk III could eventually take Indian astronauts to space.

US$221 million Ngoc Linh ginseng project launched
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US$221 million Ngoc Linh ginseng project launched

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – Twenty-six businesses in Vietnam have registered to invest VND5 trillion (US$221 million) in farming and production of Ngoc Linh ginseng in the Nam Tra My district of the

Wealth management services launched in Vietnam
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Wealth management services launched in Vietnam

Vietnamnet - Many bankers dream of providing wealth management services, especially in an attractive market like Vietnam.

Vietnamese sustainable businesses ranking programme 2017 launched
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Vietnamese sustainable businesses ranking programme 2017 launched

Vietnamnet - A programme ranking the most sustainable businesses in Vietnam in 2017 was launched on April 18 in Hanoi.

Vietnam's logistics sector plan launched
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Vietnam's logistics sector plan launched

Vietnamnet - The Vietnam Logistics Association n Wednesday launched a ceremony to implement the Government’s first national action plan to improve the country’s competitiveness and its logistics

VN Sustainability Index to be launched in July
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VN Sustainability Index to be launched in July

Vietnamnet - VN Sustainability Index (VNSI) will make debut in July to evaluate the sustainability performance of companies listed in the stock market of Vietnam.

Speedboat from Soc Trang to Con Dao to be launched
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Speedboat from Soc Trang to Con Dao to be launched

EN VietNamNet - Construction of a boat station in Soc Trang Province’s Tran De Town for operating speedboats to Con Dao Island began on Monday.

Quang Ninh: Tonkin Gulf fishery logistics centre to be launched
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Quang Ninh: Tonkin Gulf fishery logistics centre to be launched

Vietnamnet - The construction of the Tonkin Gulf fishery logistics center in Co To island district, northern Quang Ninh province, is expected to be put into operation in March, said Secretary of the

VN-Australia reciprocal work, holiday visa agreement launched
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VN-Australia reciprocal work, holiday visa agreement launched

Bao Moi - VGP – Viet Nam and Australia launched a reciprocal work and holiday visa agreement on March 1, 2017.

E-commerce platform launched in Hanoi
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E-commerce platform launched in Hanoi

Vietnamnet - Kiu, a B2B e-commerce platform with the support of the Mekong Business Initiative (MBI) project, was officially launched in Hanoi on February 21.

Programme launched to promote consumer right protection
Business

Programme launched to promote consumer right protection

Nhan dan - NDO – The “Business actions in response to Vietnam’s Consumer Rights Day 2017" campaign was launched on January 20, aimed at calling on the business community to take actions to protect

Senegal army says regional force has launched strikes in Gambia
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Senegal army says regional force has launched strikes in Gambia

Yahoo News DAKAR (Reuters) - Senegal's army said on Thursday that an ECOWAS regional force has begun strikes as part of Operation "Restore Democracy". Colonel Abdou Ndiaye did not say what type of

Pakistan says it test-fired first submarine-launched missile
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Pakistan says it test-fired first submarine-launched missile

Yahoo News ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's military says it has successfully test-fired a submarine-launched cruise missile for the first time, giving it a "credible second strike capability."