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Quang Binh to promote tourism on TripAdvisor
On January 18, Quang Binh Tourism Department Head Ho An Phong revealed his province’s intention to sign a US$45,000 contract with TripAdvisor aiming to promote the local tourism industry in the time ahead.
The two-year contract is within Quang Binh’s tourism promotion activities to attract more foreign visitors.
Google has recently agreed to advertise 10 video clips for free to introduce Quang Binh tourism to international visitors.
In addition, the department has got a copyright license from Hollywood filmmakers to erect statues of King Kong monster’s arms in the film ‘Kong: Skull Island’.
Quang Binh also plans to run tours related to ‘Kong: Skull Island’ film by taking visitors to a film studio where they can see King Kong arms.
This year, the province’s tourism sector aims to welcome 3 million visitors, grossing roughly VND3,000 billion in revenue.
Pennsylvania GOP: State poll watcher law unconstitutional
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With days to go before the presidential election, the Pennsylvania Republican Party has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming the state's law regarding poll watchers is unconstitutional.The challenge comes as polls show a tight race between Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. In recent days on the campaign trail, Trump has warned of "rigged elections" in "other communities," including cities like Philadelphia.The current state law was… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
PM asks health ministry to clarify news on antibiotic-resistant infections
The report, published in Vietnam Law newspaper on December 2, quotes the World Health Organisation (WHO), which has listed Vietnam among the countries with the highest antibiotic-resistant infections. The newspaper states that antibiotics can be purchased easily over the counter at pharmacies across the nation without the legally required prescription, which has led to antibiotic resistance among the populace. Drug resistance also means that patients will have to spend more money on new drugs… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Stocks edge higher after encouraging report on US job growth
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market edged higher in afternoon trading Friday, helped by a strong jobs report for October, keeping the market out of danger of declining for a ninth straight day. Investors continue to focus on the U.S. presidential election.KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average added 43 points, or 0.2 percent, 17,974 as of 1:30 p.m. Eastern. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 8 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,096 and the Nasdaq composite rose 22 points, or 0.4 percent, to… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Ca Mau on alert for dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth disease
A doctor at HCM City’s Paediatrics Hospital 1 examines a child suffering from hand, foot and mouth disease (Photo: VNA) Ca Mau (VNA) – The Preventive Medicine Department in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau has established and trained working groups to deal with dengue fever and hand-foot-mouth disease across localities since the beginning of 2017. Aiming to prevent outbreaks of the two diseases over abrupt weather changes, a set of measures have been put forth. They included disinfecting… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Ukraine foreign minister does not see improved Russia-US ties under Trump: agency
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