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HCMC busy with model of HIV treatment
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HCMC busy with model of HIV treatment

31 out of 41,000 HIV infected people in Ho Chi Minh City are receiving treatment in clinics under the management of 24 medical centers in districts citiwide.

Ancient Turkish town prepares to vanish under floodwaters
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Ancient Turkish town prepares to vanish under floodwaters

En Vnexpress - The historic center is set to vanish forever under the floodwaters from a hydroelectric project.

APEC 2017 Finance and Central Bank Deputies’ Meeting kicks off
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APEC 2017 Finance and Central Bank Deputies’ Meeting kicks off

NDO/VNA - The latest updates on the implementation of the Cebu Action Plan (CAP) and activities of the APEC economic committee as well as financial cooperation progress will be the highlight of the

PM urges effective exploitation of FTAs
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PM urges effective exploitation of FTAs

NDO – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, head of the National Steering Committee for International Economic Integration, has recently signed Directive No. 38/CT-TTg on strengthening the effective

Saigon airport named among the world's best for a sleepover
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Saigon airport named among the world's best for a sleepover

En Vnexpress - Passengers have decided that Tan Son Nhat airport is a great place to take a nap.

Foreign medicine clinics fall foul of regulations
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Foreign medicine clinics fall foul of regulations

People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City and health inspectors have issued fines to five medicine clinics in the city because they have fallen foul of regulations in the field of treatment, advertising

Pa Khoang Lake - an interesting destination in Dien Bien
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Pa Khoang Lake - an interesting destination in Dien Bien

Pa Khoang Lake spans 2,400 hectares within the Pa Khoang tourism site in Muong Phang commune in the northwestern province of Dien Bien.

VN names 50 top IT enterprises
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VN names 50 top IT enterprises

The Vietnam Software Association (VINASA) published the 2017 list of Viet Nam’s 50 leading information technology (IT)...

Vietnamobile offers heavy web usage deal
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Vietnamobile offers heavy web usage deal

Vietnamobile is providing a vEasy data plan designed for users with heavy daily internet usage.

FPT to support PetroVietnam’s oil exploitation unit in digitalising
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FPT to support PetroVietnam’s oil exploitation unit in digitalising

Technology group FPT signed an agreement with PetroVietnam Exploration Production Corporation (PVEP) on research and development for new technologies in oil exploration and exploitation on Tuesday.

APEC 2017: Senior Finance Officials’ Meeting opens in Quang Nam
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APEC 2017: Senior Finance Officials’ Meeting opens in Quang Nam

NDO/VNA – Finance officials from the 21 APEC economies gathered in the central province of Quang Nam’s Hoi An ancient city to draft the Joint Ministerial Statement, on October 19.

Quan Lan Island worth time and money
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Quan Lan Island worth time and money

With an area of 11 square kilometers, Quan Lan Island is touted as a must-see destination for nature enthusiasts to admire picturesque natural landscapes and unique religious architectural works.

Only 21% of Vietnamese SMEs join global value chain
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Only 21% of Vietnamese SMEs join global value chain

NDO - A forum on supporting SMEs in joining the global value chain was jointly held by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and Facebook in Hanoi on October 19.

If you want to see Vietnam without the crowds, the time is now
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If you want to see Vietnam without the crowds, the time is now

En Vnexpress - A U.K. travel site has built an interactive map that shows the high and low travel seasons around the world.

Reality TV programme for start-ups begins in November
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Reality TV programme for start-ups begins in November

Shark Tank, a new reality television programme for start-ups will begin on November 4 at VTV3 of Vietnamese Television.

Foodwise: A side dish that pushes main dishes aside
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Foodwise: A side dish that pushes main dishes aside

Any gourmet worth his salt knows that side-dishes are crucial value additions to most meals, and some of them are so tasty that they are as important, if not more so, than the main dish.

Vietnam records US$24.1 billion in trade surplus with US
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Vietnam records US$24.1 billion in trade surplus with US

NDO - Vietnam’s merchandise trade surplus with the United States reached US$24.1 billion in the first nine months of 2017, according to the latest statistics released by the government.

What to do in central Vietnam away from the APEC grind
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What to do in central Vietnam away from the APEC grind

En Vnexpress - The APEC Summit is coming to Da Nang and the central city knows just what to offer its guests after conferences full of speeches and numbers.

JICA official: Payment delay – barrier to ODA-funded projects
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JICA official: Payment delay – barrier to ODA-funded projects

NDO/VNA – Payment and site clearance delay are major barriers to official development assistance (ODA)-funded projects in Vietnam, chief representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency

170 foreign athletes set sail from Hong Kong with Nha Trang on the horizon
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170 foreign athletes set sail from Hong Kong with Nha Trang on the horizon

En Vnexpress - The teams will dock in the Vietnamese resort town over the weekend before heading back.

Red glutinous rice wine - A special drink in Thanh Hoa
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Red glutinous rice wine - A special drink in Thanh Hoa

The wine is a special drink of Muong people in Thanh Hoa, but has become a symbol of the entire province. The wine is made from red glutinous rice, a unique type of rice that only Muong people can

Deputy PM wants ICT investment
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Deputy PM wants ICT investment

The digital aspect of the global economy is among the leading drivers of growth and development, and the foundation for...

Prime Minister works with Bac Ninh province on economic development
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Prime Minister works with Bac Ninh province on economic development

NDO/VNA - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has reminded the northern province of Bac Ninh to choose projects that match its plan to develop itself into a hi-tech industrial province.

Roadshow introduces auction of SCIC’s stake at Vinamilk
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Roadshow introduces auction of SCIC’s stake at Vinamilk

NDO/VNA - The State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC) organised a roadshow in Ho Chi Minh City on October 18 to introduce opportunities from the offloading of its 3.33% stake at the Vietnam Dairy

A taste of Hanoi egg-coffee in Saigon
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A taste of Hanoi egg-coffee in Saigon

This Hanoi egg-coffee shop nestled in a small alley on Bui Vien Street in HCM City is seen as a familiar address of travelers who love the aromatic flavour of northern coffee.