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Vietnam to cut admin procedures to help taxpayers
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Vietnam to cut admin procedures to help taxpayers

NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the tax sector to slash a significant number of administrative procedures so as to facilitate taxpayers and raise government revenues.

Foreign tourists flock to Nha Trang to celebrate Tet
Travel

Foreign tourists flock to Nha Trang to celebrate Tet

The number of foreign tourists visiting the coastal city of Nha Trang for Tet (Lunar New Year) is expected to rise sharply this year, according to the Khanh Hoa Province’s Department of Culture,

Hanoi to open walking streets to vehicles during Tet
Travel

Hanoi to open walking streets to vehicles during Tet

En Vnexpress - Vehicles will be allowed to enter the walking zone around Hoan Kiem Lake.

Vietnam’s seafood exports to EU see positive changes
Business

Vietnam’s seafood exports to EU see positive changes

NDO – Vietnam’s seafood exports to the market of the European Union (EU) reported strong developments in the first month of 2018, with most seafood items having posted growth in export revenue after

New tours to museums, theatres to highlight history
Travel

New tours to museums, theatres to highlight history

The Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has launched new tours to museums, theatres and other places of historic and cultural interest in the capital to highlight their remarkable

Floating market carries Tet spirit in Vietnam’s rural south
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Floating market carries Tet spirit in Vietnam’s rural south

En Vnexpress - Fresh pork, watermelons and golden chrysanthemums are not glamorous, they’re essential.

Vietnam’s government revenues up 5.2% in January
Business

Vietnam’s government revenues up 5.2% in January

NDO - Vietnam’s budget revenues for January were estimated at VND114.2 trillion (US$5 billion), up 5.2% over the same month in 2017, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) has reported.

Vietnam earns US$13 million from fruit and veg exports each day as Tet nears
Business

Vietnam earns US$13 million from fruit and veg exports each day as Tet nears

NDO – In January of this year Vietnam generated approximately US$13 million from vegetable and fruit exports each day while spending nearly US$6 million on daily imports of the foodstuffs.

Tour firms set for profitable Tet holiday
Travel

Tour firms set for profitable Tet holiday

The upcoming Vietnamese Lunar New Year (Tet) will be a profitable time for domestic travel companies and tour operators.

Moc Chau full of white apricot blossoms in spring
Travel

Moc Chau full of white apricot blossoms in spring

At 1,050 m above the sea level, Moc Chau in the northern mountainous province of Son La appeals to visitors with its pristine beauty with peach and apricot blossoms in spring.

Saigon flower street all set to blossom for Tet
Travel

Saigon flower street all set to blossom for Tet

En Vnexpress - Nguyen Hue walking street has been given a furry, flowery facelift for the Year of the Dog.

Ministry asks medical clinics to prepare enough drugs
Health

Ministry asks medical clinics to prepare enough drugs

To ensure enough drug for treatment in Tet holiday (the Lunar New Year) and prevent illnesses in transaction time between winter and spring, the Drug Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of

ZaloPay targets 1,000 points of sale
Tech

ZaloPay targets 1,000 points of sale

ZaloPay e-wallet, developed by VNG Corportion, aims to open about 1,000 new points of sale in 2018, according to Phan Thanh Thao, business development director of Zalo Pay.

Kicking gaming addiction with Vietnam's martial art
Travel

Kicking gaming addiction with Vietnam's martial art

En Vnexpress - 'They have to overcome (personal) difficulties by practicing martial arts, it gets rid of old habits and laziness.'

Trang An complex opens new waterway for tourists
Travel

Trang An complex opens new waterway for tourists

On February 10, Xuan Truong Construction Company opened the third waterway for operation at Trang An eco-tourism site to serve tourists visiting the Trang An Scenic Landscape complex.

HCM City seeks visa waiver extension to boost tourism
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HCM City seeks visa waiver extension to boost tourism

The HCM City People’s Committee wants the Government to extend the visa waiver period for tourists from key foreign markets to increase the country’s tourism competitiveness and attract more visitors.

UK helps Vietnam forecast dengue fever epidemic
Health

UK helps Vietnam forecast dengue fever epidemic

The UK Space Agency's International Partnership Programme (IPP) allocates 6 million GBP for Vietnam to build an early warning system of dengue fever outbreaks, said UK Science Minister Sam Gyimah.

Children Hospital No.2 in HCMC awarded First-Labor Medal
Health

Children Hospital No.2 in HCMC awarded First-Labor Medal

The Children Hospital No.2  in Ho Chi Minh City was yesterday awarded the First-Labor Medal for its excellent achievement in mission for the period 2011-2015.

Carnival madness brings joy to Rio mental institute
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Carnival madness brings joy to Rio mental institute

En Vnexpress - 'It is great to be among friends rather than shut inside.'

Vietnam puts on its best dress for Year of the Dog
Travel

Vietnam puts on its best dress for Year of the Dog

En Vnexpress - Hanoi and Saigon have brought out stylish banners and pretty flowers for the big holiday.

Da Nang Hi-Tech Park attracts additional US$62 million
Business

Da Nang Hi-Tech Park attracts additional US$62 million

NDO - The People's Committee of Da Nang city held a ceremony on February 9 to grant investment certificates for two projects in Da Nang Hi-Tech Park with a total investment of US$62.2 million.

Joint solutions needed to sustainably develop world heritages in Vietnam
Travel

Joint solutions needed to sustainably develop world heritages in Vietnam

According to UNESCO and many of the world’s countries, the tangible and intangible cultural heritages of all nations are seen as ‘special properties’ of human civilisation with are of great value and

Signs of Tet in HCMC's District 5
Travel

Signs of Tet in HCMC's District 5

Both sides of Hai Thuong Lan Ong in District 5, HCMC are brightened up by the red and yellow colors of parallel sentences, hand scrolls, lucky money envelopes, lanterns, man-made apricot and cherry

Mobile service providers ready for Tết rush
Tech

Mobile service providers ready for Tết rush

Leading mobile phone service providers Viettel and MobiFone have said they are ready to cope with the expected rush during the Lunar New Year.

The Chinese cake that's stood the test of time in Vietnam for Lunar New Year
Travel

The Chinese cake that's stood the test of time in Vietnam for Lunar New Year

En Vnexpress - Chinese people are not forgetting their roots when they join their Vietnamese neighbors to celebrate Tet.