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Localities welcome first foreign tourists of Lunar New Year
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Localities welcome first foreign tourists of Lunar New Year

The northern mountainous province of Lao Cai welcomed the first group of foreign tourists on February 16, the first day of the Lunar New Year (Tet) 2018.

Cam Pha port loads first batches of coal in Lunar New Year
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Cam Pha port loads first batches of coal in Lunar New Year

NDO – Cam Pha Port in the Northern Province of Quang Ninh loaded 32,000 tonnes of coal onto two ships in the late hours of February 16, the first day of the Year of the Dog.

Thousands queue for blessings in calligraphy at Vietnam's first university
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Thousands queue for blessings in calligraphy at Vietnam's first university

En Vnexpress - Many had to wait at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi for hours to get blessings written in calligraphy on the first day of the Year of the Dog.

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

First wind power plant in Soc Trang launched
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First wind power plant in Soc Trang launched

The Super Wind Energy Cong Ly Soc Trang Joint Stock Company began building the first wind farm in the Mekong Delta...

First Solar gets equipment delivery
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First Solar gets equipment delivery

First Solar Vietnam, a global manufacturer of photovoltaic systems, yesterday received the first consignment of equipment for manufacturing its series 6 photovoltaic module at the Dong Nam Industrial

First Russian freight train arrives in Vietnam
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First Russian freight train arrives in Vietnam

NDO/VNA - The first freight train to carry containers from Russia to Vietnam has recently arrived at Yen Vien station to the northeast of Hanoi.

Lao firms to display products in HCM City for first time
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Lao firms to display products in HCM City for first time

NDO/VNA – A large-scale trade event introducing the products of Lao businesses, the first of its kind, will be held in Ho Chi Minh City from January 24-28, said a Lao official.

Vietnam to form commission to manage state capital in first quarter
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Vietnam to form commission to manage state capital in first quarter

NDO - The government is aiming to establish a special commission to manage state capital in enterprises in the first quarter of 2018, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said on January 16.

Vietnam's first university goes multilingual to cater for foreign visitors
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Vietnam's first university goes multilingual to cater for foreign visitors

En Vnexpress - Audio guides in eight languages are now available to take guests through this bastion of learning.

Viglacera’s pre-tax profits hit VND1 trillion for first time
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Viglacera’s pre-tax profits hit VND1 trillion for first time

NDO/VNA – Construction material manufacturer Viglacera Corporation (VGC) earned a record high pre-tax profit of more than VND1 trillion (US$44 million) in 2017, the company recently announced.

Vietnam ships first batch of seafood abroad in 2018
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Vietnam ships first batch of seafood abroad in 2018

NDO/VNA - The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) on January 14 shipped abroad the first batch of aquatic products in 2018 at Cat Lai port in Ho Chi Minh City.

Xiaomi announces first authorised Mi store in Viet Nam
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Xiaomi announces first authorised Mi store in Viet Nam

Global technology company Xiaomi, in partnership with Digiworld on Saturday opened the first authorized Mi Store in...

Vietnam's first smart fertilizer plant inaugurated in Tra Vinh province
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Vietnam's first smart fertilizer plant inaugurated in Tra Vinh province

NDO – The Rynan Smart Fertilizers Limited Company held a ceremony on January 13 at Long Duc Industrial Park in the southern province of Tra Vinh to inaugurate a smart fertilizer plant, the first of

Vietnam’s stock market opens first trading session of 2018
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Vietnam’s stock market opens first trading session of 2018

NDO/VNA – The first trading session of the Vietnames stock market in 2018 was marked with a ceremony held by the State Securities Commission and the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) on January 2.

Industrial businesses optimistic on better first quarter 2018
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Industrial businesses optimistic on better first quarter 2018

NDO – Over 48% of industrial manufacturing and processing firms have expressed their optimism on a better business operation in the first quarter of 2018.

Major cities welcome first tourists of 2018
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Major cities welcome first tourists of 2018

Ho Chi Minh City greeted the first foreign visitors of 2018 at Tan Son Nhat International Airport on January 1 morning.

First online freight solution begins in VN
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First online freight solution begins in VN

The Ifreight Joint-Stock Company on Wednesday launched the first online logistics booking and orders management system in HCM City.

First batch of Vietnamese star apple exported to the US
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First batch of Vietnamese star apple exported to the US

NDO – Vietnam has become the first country to export fresh star apple to the United States, after the first batch of the fruit from the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang was exported to the market

Getting festive at Hanoi's first German Christmas market
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Getting festive at Hanoi's first German Christmas market

En Vnexpress - A taste of Germany to get you warmed up for the Christmas season in Hanoi.

Viettel Global’s profit up 135% in first nine months of 2017
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Viettel Global’s profit up 135% in first nine months of 2017

NDO - The profit of Viettel Global, a unit of the military-run telecoms company Viettel, reached nearly VND2.933 trillion (US$129 million), up 135% over the same period last year.

Vietnam reports fetus in spleen cases for first time
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Vietnam reports fetus in spleen cases for first time

For the very first time, Vietnam reports a case that the embryo or fetus is growing and developing in spleen not in the womb in the abdomen.

CMC launches first cable system directly connecting to Southeast-Asia grid
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CMC launches first cable system directly connecting to Southeast-Asia grid

CMC Telecom on Thursday in Ha Noi officially inaugurated its Cross Viet Nam Cable System (CVCS), which is the only system in Viet Nam directly connecting the Southeast-Asia grid.

Hanoi gets its first McDonald's as influx of western fast food chains continues
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Hanoi gets its first McDonald's as influx of western fast food chains continues

En Vnexpress - The fast food industry in Vietnam has seen double-digit growth annually for the past five years.

Discovering the first water bus service in HCM City
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Discovering the first water bus service in HCM City

Hundreds of city inhabitants over the weekend flocked to Bach Dang Wharf in District 1, HCMC to experience the first water bus route which was officially put into service on November 25 after more