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Mekong Delta provinces vow to improve tourism services
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Mekong Delta provinces vow to improve tourism services

A project to develop tourism in the Mekong Delta in the context of climate change has been signed by three parties, including real estate developer Novaland, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and the

Tours fully booked for holiday
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Tours fully booked for holiday

People in the capital have made preparations for the upcoming four-day (from April 28 - May 1) holiday celebrating the Reunification Day (April 30) and Labour Day (May 1), and many of them will be

Spring in Moc Chau is about as good as it gets
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Spring in Moc Chau is about as good as it gets

VietNamNet Bridge – Nothing conjures up a perfect spring afternoon more than a beautiful field of canola flowers shining as bright as the sunshine above.

VN struggles to meet int’l IP rules
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VN struggles to meet int’l IP rules

As international economic integration proceeds, Vietnamese firms will encounter many new business opportunities by...

Viettel reaches 10m 4G subscribers in one year
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Viettel reaches 10m 4G subscribers in one year

Military-run telecom provider Viettel on Thursday announced that its 4G subscribers reached 10.6 million by the end of...

Roof solar power solution deal inked
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Roof solar power solution deal inked

SolarGATES Joint Stock Trading Company and SCG Roof Viet Nam (a member of Siam Cement Group Thailand), have agreed to...

Mobile World aims to sell 500,000 Nokia phones
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Mobile World aims to sell 500,000 Nokia phones

Giant mobile phone retailer The Gioi Di Dong (Mobile World) has said it targets sales of 500,000 Nokia phones this year.

After sexual harassment row, a #MeToo moment for Japan?
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After sexual harassment row, a #MeToo moment for Japan?

En Vnexpress - Activists say the country is ripe for change, with just 2.8 percent of rape victims reporting their assault.

Fire dancers hope to keep flame alive during Boracay closure
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Fire dancers hope to keep flame alive during Boracay closure

En Vnexpress - 'Summer is usually when we get more gigs, but now that it is closing we won’t have anything.'

Saigon has one of the best nightlife in Southeast Asia: Rough Guides
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Saigon has one of the best nightlife in Southeast Asia: Rough Guides

En Vnexpress - Nightlife in the megacity has something for everyone, be it partying hard or watching the skyline with a cocktail.

HCM City proposes visa exemption extension
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HCM City proposes visa exemption extension

The HCM City Tourism Association has submitted a proposal to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on further extension of visa exemption for tourists coming from the UK, France, Germany, Spain

Buckwheat flowers bring a sparkle to Hanoi
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Buckwheat flowers bring a sparkle to Hanoi

In recent days, young Hanoians have been gathering at Thach Cau street in Hanoi’s Long Bien district to admire the Tam Giac Mach (buckwheat) flowers, which are usually only seen in the northern

The ancient Hien Town is alive with history
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The ancient Hien Town is alive with history

VietNamNet Bridge – We left Hanoi, travelling along the right bank of the Hong (Red) River to visit historical relics in a special complex bearing remarks of the once famous area.

Top 500 firms with best growth and prosperity announced
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Top 500 firms with best growth and prosperity announced

NDO - This is the eighth consecutive year that a list of the top 500 best growth (FAST500) firms in Vietnam has been released, with Masan Resource Corporation and Khang Dien House Trading and

Vietnamese youth gain opportunities from startup promotion
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Vietnamese youth gain opportunities from startup promotion

NDO – Vietnamese youngsters have found opportunities in the challenges offered by Vietnam’s startup context, thus adding further value for the startup community in the country.

Vietnam raises US$1.95 billion from G-bond so far this year
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Vietnam raises US$1.95 billion from G-bond so far this year

NDO/VNA – The State Treasury of Vietnam mobilised over VND44.4 trillion (US$1.95 billion) via Government bond (G-bond) auctions in the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) since the beginning of 2018.

Vietnam’s agriculture ministry to cut nearly 70% of business rules
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Vietnam’s agriculture ministry to cut nearly 70% of business rules

NDO - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has proposed the abolishment and simplification of nearly 70% of 345 business conditions under its jurisdiction.

Can Tho city woos Japanese investors
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Can Tho city woos Japanese investors

NDO/VNA –The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho is seeking Japanese investments in nine projects, focusing on high-tech agriculture and industry, centralised IT, logistics and construction, said Chairman

New technological centres aim to promote innovative start-ups
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New technological centres aim to promote innovative start-ups

Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) inaugurated an innovative start-up centre in the Mekong Delta city of...

Da Nang leads the way in green energy
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Da Nang leads the way in green energy

Mitsubishi Motors Viet Nam has handed over four hybrid SUV models including the i-MIEV and Outlander plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) as well as two quick chargers to the Central Power

Transgender news anchor challenges barriers in conservative Pakistan
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Transgender news anchor challenges barriers in conservative Pakistan

En Vnexpress - Many transgender individuals in Pakistan live in secluded communities and have to beg on the streets or sing and dance at private parties to earn a living.

In daytime discos, South Korea's elderly find escape from anxiety
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In daytime discos, South Korea's elderly find escape from anxiety

En Vnexpress - South Korea is aging faster than any other developed country, yet there are few cheap leisure for the elderly.

Spell cast over Vietnam’s city of love at this Harry Potter coffee house
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Spell cast over Vietnam’s city of love at this Harry Potter coffee house

En Vnexpress - This Hogwarts-themed coffee shop in Da Lat will satisfy any Potterheads.