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'Idiots of the century' swim in baited croc trap
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'Idiots of the century' swim in baited croc trap

En Vnexpress - 'This is incredibly stupid and dangerous behavior.'

Global IT firms should found VN legal entities: VTC
Tech

Global IT firms should found VN legal entities: VTC

Global IT platforms such as Google and Facebook should be required to found legal entities in Viet Nam which would be...

Ugandan girls forced into child marriage because they can't afford sanitary pads
Travel

Ugandan girls forced into child marriage because they can't afford sanitary pads

En Vnexpress - Many girls are pressured into having sex by boys who offer to buy them sanitary items in return.

Association established to promote investment between Hokuriku and Vietnam
Business

Association established to promote investment between Hokuriku and Vietnam

NDO - An association of enterprises seeking to promote investment between Japan's Hokuriku region and Vietnam was established in Kanazawa city on October 20.

Hue to fire cannons of Flag Tower for tourists
Travel

Hue to fire cannons of Flag Tower for tourists

The Flag Tower in Hue imperial citadel will be lit at night and the cannons will be fired for the enjoyment of tourists and local residents.

Saigon's hotel named fourth best in the world
Travel

Saigon's hotel named fourth best in the world

En Vnexpress - It was the only hotel in Vietnam to make the list.

Charming Pho Hien, Hung Yen Province
Travel

Charming Pho Hien, Hung Yen Province

Pho Hien, a historical site in Hung Yen Province, was a famous merchant port in Vietnam and a small historic town on the banks of the Red River.

Gabon students angry at sex-for-grades pressure
Travel

Gabon students angry at sex-for-grades pressure

En Vnexpress - 'Somebody offered to sleep with me to raise her average mark.'

Hanoi breaks into top 10 fastest growing tourism cities in the world: report
Travel

Hanoi breaks into top 10 fastest growing tourism cities in the world: report

En Vnexpress - Jakarta also made it to the top 10, indicating Southeast Asia's rising significance as a key travel hub.

Vietnam leads Asia-Pacific for charitable donations: survey
Travel

Vietnam leads Asia-Pacific for charitable donations: survey

En Vnexpress - Most donations in the region were given to children’s causes, natural disaster relief and poverty alleviation.

Me Tri green sticky rice, a specialty of Hanoi
Travel

Me Tri green sticky rice, a specialty of Hanoi

Me Tri village in Hanoi’s outlying Nam Tu Liem District is famous for its tradition of producing Com or green sticky rice.

VN needs to enhance ICT application in agriculture
Tech

VN needs to enhance ICT application in agriculture

Viet Nam’s agricultural sector needs to intensify the application of information and communications technology (ICT) to...

Vietnam promotes tourism in Canada
Travel

Vietnam promotes tourism in Canada

The land and people of Vietnam have been introduced to the ongoing 29th International Tourism and Travel Show in Montreal city, Canada’s Quebec province.

Celebrity chef rolls Vietnam into one
Travel

Celebrity chef rolls Vietnam into one

Vietnamese-Australian celebrity chef Luke Nguyen’s sublime interpretation of traditional Vietnamese cuisine is attracting diners back to Vietnam House restaurant, long revered for its elegant

Hue plans market for street food vendors
Travel

Hue plans market for street food vendors

Hue City is asking authorities to allocate land in central Thua Thien- Hue Province to set up markets for street vendors in an attempt to upgrade its tourism profile.

Hue halts night tour due to rain
Travel

Hue halts night tour due to rain

The night sight-seeing tour “Citadel by night” at the Hue Monuments Conservation Centre will be temporarily stopped due to heavy rain.

Sun, stars, springtime and sea: A guide to Vietnam's best kept secrets
Travel

Sun, stars, springtime and sea: A guide to Vietnam's best kept secrets

En Vnexpress - Getting off the beaten track is always better than following the crowds.

Travel firms earn big money from outbound tours
Travel

Travel firms earn big money from outbound tours

A report from the Vietnam Tourism Association showed that 6.5 million Vietnamese traveled abroad in 2016 and spent $7-8 billion. Spending per capita was $1,230 on outbound tours, an increase of 15

Sweden sees Vietnam as potential market for its eco-friendly wood materials
Business

Sweden sees Vietnam as potential market for its eco-friendly wood materials

NDO/VNA - Sweden’s wood materials industry sees Vietnam’s wood processing industry as a potential market for its eco-friendly, competitive and sustainable materials, speakers at a seminar said.

Nghe An Vissai wharf put into operation
Business

Nghe An Vissai wharf put into operation

NDO – Nghe An provincial People's Committee and Song Lam Cement Joint Stock Company under Vissai Group held a ceremony in Nghi Thiet commune, Nghi Loc district on October 21 to put into operation

A series of military enterprises to be equitised
Business

A series of military enterprises to be equitised

NDO – The Ministry of Defence said that only 17 military enterprises will have 100% of State-owned capital while 29 others will be equitised and 20 joint-stock military firms will be divested.

Childhood obesity in major cities rise
Health

Childhood obesity in major cities rise

As per the Vietnam Nutrition Association’s latest survey, the number of overweight and obese kids in two major cities, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, is on the rise.

Healed former cancer patients give advise to fresh patients
Health

Healed former cancer patients give advise to fresh patients

The breast cancer association in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue in coordination with the Tumor Hospital yesterday organized a meeting to raise people’s awareness of preventing breast cancer

Forum seeks to promote export of Vietnamese pork
Business

Forum seeks to promote export of Vietnamese pork

NDO –The ‘Vietnam Pork Export Promotion Forum 2017’ was held for the first time in Hanoi on October 20 with the aim of seeking solutions to problems during the export of Vietnamese pork.

Homestay service offers more sustainable tourism
Travel

Homestay service offers more sustainable tourism

Eleven ethnic-minority households in the Hoang Su Phi District of Ha Giang Province are operating an experimental home-stay service as part of a project to improve the livelihood of ethnic minorities.