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As Asians get rich and healthy, 'smart crops' replace rice on future menus
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As Asians get rich and healthy, 'smart crops' replace rice on future menus

En Vnexpress - Urbanization, climate change and concerns about health and food supplies are pushing for alternatives.

Vietnamese kids receive fire escape training to watch out for themselves
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Vietnamese kids receive fire escape training to watch out for themselves

En Vnexpress - The course teaches young children quick response skills to run from fire danger on their own.

Ha Long cruise ship faces suspension after Australian tourist reports 'horrific' service
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Ha Long cruise ship faces suspension after Australian tourist reports 'horrific' service

En Vnexpress - A woman recalled rat droppings, broken toilet, and wood borers as part of the experience for her group of friends.

Travex travel fair 2019 to take place in Quang Ninh
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Travex travel fair 2019 to take place in Quang Ninh

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has called for local travel agents’ registration for the 2019 ASEAN Tourism Forum Travel Exchange (Travex), which will be held in the northeastern

Feast on fancy fish eyes in tuna-loving Phu Yen
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Feast on fancy fish eyes in tuna-loving Phu Yen

The central coastal province of Phu Yen, a land of immense green grass fields scattered with yellow flowers and stunningly beautiful cliffs abutting the blue sea, is a highlight on the tourism map of

Hanoi launches interactive tourism website
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Hanoi launches interactive tourism website

Hanoi’s downtown district of Hoan Kiem on May 20 launched its tourism website at different addresses of http://hoankiem360.vn , http://hoankiem360.com , http://hoankiem360.com.vn and

Survey says patient dissatisfaction of dirty hospital toilets
Health

Survey says patient dissatisfaction of dirty hospital toilets

Toilets and bathrooms in hospitals across the country appeared to have a particularly low satisfaction rating on hygiene, according to a nationwide survey of patients carried out by the association

One more heart transplant successful after 700-kilometer transportation
Health

One more heart transplant successful after 700-kilometer transportation

A 53 year old man with heart failure was recovering after undergoing a transplant operation thanks to a donated heart of a donor in Hanoi, the Central hospital in Thua Thien – Hue province said

HCM City to host Blockchain Festival
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HCM City to host Blockchain Festival

The Blockchain Festival to be organised in HCM City on May 24-25 is expected to open up new opportunities to develop the world’s leading software platform for digital assets and cryptocurrencies in

A visit to French Consulate General in HCM City
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A visit to French Consulate General in HCM City

The French Consulate General in HCMC in the heart of the city is a building featuring French architecture in the late 19th century.

Travel license consignment subject to tough sanctions
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Travel license consignment subject to tough sanctions

Travel firms lending or borrowing licenses will face tough punitive sanctions, including a suspension of license for 18 to 24 months and a fine of VND40-50 million, according to a draft Government

Mekong Delta needs new vision of tourism development: BCG
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Mekong Delta needs new vision of tourism development: BCG

Representatives of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) have suggested Mekong Delta localities set forth a new vision and solutions for tourism development.

Snail cream, smelly fruit: Thai cosmetics, food firms tap into Chinese tourism boom
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Snail cream, smelly fruit: Thai cosmetics, food firms tap into Chinese tourism boom

En Vnexpress - About 11 million Chinese tourists are expected to come to Thailand this year, up from just over 1 million in 2010.

V-pop star signs deal with top Korean music platform, praised across Asia
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V-pop star signs deal with top Korean music platform, praised across Asia

En Vnexpress - The prince of V-pop continues his impressive run after breaking YouTube record.

Guess what the Saigonese happily stand in line for: bubble milk
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Guess what the Saigonese happily stand in line for: bubble milk

En Vnexpress - Hundreds of people queue from 6 p.m. every day just to get a cup of brown-sugar drink at this streetside shop.

IFC names VPBank as best issuing-bank partner for women-owned businesses
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IFC names VPBank as best issuing-bank partner for women-owned businesses

NDO - The Vietnam Prosperity Joint-Stock Commercial Bank (VPBank) was presented with the award '2017 Best Issuing-Bank Partner for Women-Owned Businesses in East Asia and the Pacific' by the

Vietnamese banks advised to take cautious steps in raising fees
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Vietnamese banks advised to take cautious steps in raising fees

NDO - Over the past few days, plans by local banks to raise their fees have irked their customers and prompted the central bank to issue a warning. Experts say such a change, though minor but with

Enhancing rail transport service towards the needs of passengers
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Enhancing rail transport service towards the needs of passengers

NDO - By applying hi-tech, renewing the modes of ticket sales, building “five-star” trains and improving service quality, the railway sector is determined to maintain its positive results and ensure

Vietnam targets US$900 million from beverage export by 2025
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Vietnam targets US$900 million from beverage export by 2025

NDO/VNA - Vietnam is expected to export US$900 million worth of beverages by 2025, as heard at a workshop hosted by the Vietnam Beverage Association (VBA) in Ho Chi Minh City on May 18.

Vietnam Airlines plans to build logistics hub in Can Tho
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Vietnam Airlines plans to build logistics hub in Can Tho

NDO/VNA - The Vietnam Airlines Corporation plans to build a logistics centre in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho this year, Deputy General Director Trinh Hong Quang said at a meeting with municipal

Start-up contests launch in HCMC
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Start-up contests launch in HCMC

The fourth Start-up Project Competition was launched in HCM City on Wednesday.

IT Techmart 2018 opens in Ha Noi
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IT Techmart 2018 opens in Ha Noi

IT Techmart 2018, the country's first-ever showcase of information and technology solutions and equipment, kicked off...

FPT Software floats trial of self-driving cars
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FPT Software floats trial of self-driving cars

FPT Software has asked the Ministry of Transport and relevant sectors for permission to operate self-driving autos in...

Samsung Pay records 500,000 transactions within 6 months
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Samsung Pay records 500,000 transactions within 6 months

Samsung Pay reported nearly 400,000 registered users and 500,000 successful transactions, taking the total transaction...

ICT improvements needed
Tech

ICT improvements needed

The human resources training quality for information, communications and technology (ICT) needs to be improved quickly amid the Fourth Industrial Revolution, said Deputy Minister of Information and