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Petrol prices drop for the first time in 2018
Business

Petrol prices drop for the first time in 2018

NDO – Petrol prices decreased as of 3pm on February 21, as decided by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Finance.

Vietnam's most modern agricultural machinery factory opened in Quang Nam
Business

Vietnam's most modern agricultural machinery factory opened in Quang Nam

NDO - Truong Hai Auto Corporation (THACO) held an inauguration ceremony for the THACO agricultural machinery factory at the Chu Lai Open Economic Zone in the southern province of Quang Nam on

Vietnam eyes US$21 billion in cultivation exports in 2018
Business

Vietnam eyes US$21 billion in cultivation exports in 2018

NDO/VNA – The cultivation sector aims to gross over US$21 billion in export turnover in 2018, representing an annual rise of 2.2-2.3%, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Bac Ninh ranks second in FDI attraction in 2017
Business

Bac Ninh ranks second in FDI attraction in 2017

NDO/VNA – The northern province of Bac Ninh attracted US$3.5 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2017, ranking second among all provinces and cities across the country.

Optimising Vietnam’s trade missions
Business

Optimising Vietnam’s trade missions

NDO - Vietnam’s export sector performed strongly in 2017 with revenues expanding to more than US$213 billion, up 21.1% from the previous year. This new record was substantially contributed to by

Tourism booms during lunar New Year holiday
Travel

Tourism booms during lunar New Year holiday

Tourism in central and southern regions have reaped the benefits of the week-long Lunar New Year holiday (February 14 - 20), reporting an impressive surge in the number of visitors.

Trang An - meeting place of river and mountains
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Trang An - meeting place of river and mountains

The Trang An Landscape Complex, a UNESCO-recognised Cultural and Natural World Heritage Site, is an attractive tourist site thanks to its unique beauty that could hardly be found in anywhere else.

Vietnamese economy set for sustained growth in 2018
Business

Vietnamese economy set for sustained growth in 2018

NDO - The national economic growth will continue to be marked by positive trends this year thanks to improvements to institutions and the investment environment, according to a forecast by the

Daily grind resumes as factories get back to business after Tet holiday
Business

Daily grind resumes as factories get back to business after Tet holiday

NDO – Many businesses across the country have resumed production after the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.

Floating under the moonlight to Hanoi's Perfume Pagoda
Travel

Floating under the moonlight to Hanoi's Perfume Pagoda

En Vnexpress - Tens of thousands are getting up in the small hours this year to make the pilgrimage by boat and celebrate the spring festival.

HCMC hospitals provide treatment to 43 million patients
Health

HCMC hospitals provide treatment to 43 million patients

In 2017, about 5,751 medical clinics in Ho Chi Minh City made concerted efforts in taking care of people’s health.

On cloud nine in the Ta Xua mountains
Travel

On cloud nine in the Ta Xua mountains

Ta Xua has been known as 'Paradise in the Clouds', which hosts forests of ancient Shan Tuyet tea trees, some several hundred years old.

Da Lat strives to preserve its special charms
Travel

Da Lat strives to preserve its special charms

What lies ahead for the city of Da Lat as it tries to accommodate a new tourism model while preserving its unique cultural and architectural heritage?

Quang Ninh province to go vibrant with Yen Tu spring festival
Travel

Quang Ninh province to go vibrant with Yen Tu spring festival

The Yen Tu Spring Festival will open on February 25 (the 10th day of the Lunar New Year), in Uong Bi city, the northern province of Quang Ninh, kicking off the National Tourism Year hosted by the

Almost 375,000 tourists visit Hanoi during Tet holidays
Travel

Almost 375,000 tourists visit Hanoi during Tet holidays

The number of international tourists to the capital city of Hanoi are estimated to rise by 30 percent to 125,000 people during the week-long Tet (Vietnamese New Year) festival, according to the

Ta Xua Shan Tuyet Tea
Travel

Ta Xua Shan Tuyet Tea

Ta Xua commune in Bac Yen district, the northern mountainous province of Son La, has been known nationwide for its over-100-year-old Shan tuyet tea which has a specially delicious taste.

Cai Lan port loads first shipments in Lunar New Year
Business

Cai Lan port loads first shipments in Lunar New Year

NDO – Cai Lan port in northern Quang Ninh province loaded its batches of cargo onto two ships on February 19 (the fourth day of the Year of the Dog), the first shipments in the Lunar New Year.

The ambassador who markets Vietnamese lychees in Australia
Business

The ambassador who markets Vietnamese lychees in Australia

NDO - It took more than ten years and countless negotiations for fresh Vietnamese lychees to be finally granted an export license to Australia in 2015, and former Ambassador Luong Thanh Nghi played a

A journey through time: Old photos of Tet in Hanoi 90 years ago
Travel

A journey through time: Old photos of Tet in Hanoi 90 years ago

En Vnexpress - Take a peek into the past to see how the cherished traditional Tet looked like.

A travel through time: Old photos of Tet in Hanoi 90 years ago
Travel

A travel through time: Old photos of Tet in Hanoi 90 years ago

En Vnexpress - Take a peek into the past to see how the cherished traditional Tet looked like.

A travel through time: Old photos of Tet in Hanoi ninety years ago
Travel

A travel through time: Old photos of Tet in Hanoi ninety years ago

En Vnexpress - Take a peek into the past to see how the cherished traditional Tet looked like.

Over 160,000 people hospitalized during six Tet days in HCMC
Health

Over 160,000 people hospitalized during six Tet days in HCMC

According to the Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City, during six days of Tet holidays ( the Lunar New Year), around 16,499 people were taken to hospitals in the city

Five savory signature local dishes in Bac Giang province
Travel

Five savory signature local dishes in Bac Giang province

Bac Giang has impressed tourists with some mouth-watering local dishes like goi ca (raw fish dish), nom ca (fish salad), luon om (simmered eel) and other specialties made of frogs.

Over 1,500 tonnes of dragon fruits shipped to China via Lao Cai border gate
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Over 1,500 tonnes of dragon fruits shipped to China via Lao Cai border gate

NDO/VNA – Up to 1,560 tonnes of dragon fruits underwent customs clearance for export to China via the Lao Cai international border gate on February 17-18 (the second and third day of the Lunar New

Dogs in bags and boxes: Vietnamese pet owners solve long holiday headache in hilarious ways
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Dogs in bags and boxes: Vietnamese pet owners solve long holiday headache in hilarious ways

En Vnexpress - Because everybody needs to be home for Tet.