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VN’s first station for electric vehicles opens in Da Nang
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VN’s first station for electric vehicles opens in Da Nang

Viet Nam’s first electric vehicle quick charger system opened on Monday in the central city of Da Nang.

First Vietnam Real Estate Forum opens
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First Vietnam Real Estate Forum opens

NDO – The first annual Vietnam Real Estate Forum officially opened in Hanoi on November 15, featuring the participation of around 800 domestic and foreign investors, property businesses and experts.

Saigon says delayed first river bus will launch in late November
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Saigon says delayed first river bus will launch in late November

En Vnexpress - The city has repeatedly kept passengers waiting on the dock, and no one knows if this latest deadline is realistic.

APEC first ladies tour UNESCO town in Vietnam
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APEC first ladies tour UNESCO town in Vietnam

En Vnexpress - Spouses of APEC leaders take a stroll through the beloved ancient town of Hoi An near the summit venue on Saturday morning.

First Blockchain Hackathon in Viet Nam launched
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First Blockchain Hackathon in Viet Nam launched

The first blockchain Hackathon in Viet Nam with the theme “Vietnam Blockathon – Building Blocks to Vietnam’s Future” is...

Australian PM gets his first taste of Vietnamese banh mi in Da Nang
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Australian PM gets his first taste of Vietnamese banh mi in Da Nang

En Vnexpress - Malcolm Turnbull took a stroll with celebrity chef Luke Nguyen and grabbed a bite to eat from a street vendor.

First edition of EuroCham Greenbook launched
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First edition of EuroCham Greenbook launched

NDO - The First Edition of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (Eurocham) Greenbook was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on November 9 which features the five categories of renewable energy,

Indonesia to open first contemporary art gallery
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Indonesia to open first contemporary art gallery

En Vnexpress - Its inaugural pieces will tackle issues pertinent to current political debate in Indonesia.

Over VND16.7 trillion in divestment collected in first ten months
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Over VND16.7 trillion in divestment collected in first ten months

NDO – State-owned businesses have withdrawn nearly VND4.5 trillion in order to earn over VND16.7 trillion (U$734.8 million) in divestment in the first ten months of 2017 (including divestments in

Aquatic exports to hit US$6.73 billion in first ten months
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Aquatic exports to hit US$6.73 billion in first ten months

NDO - Aquatic exports in October 2017 are estimated to reach US$733 million, bringing the total exports in the first ten months of this year to US$6.73 billion, up 17.6% in comparison to the same

Image of dump site girl bags Vietnamese photographer first prize at int'l contest
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Image of dump site girl bags Vietnamese photographer first prize at int'l contest

En Vnexpress - 'She should have been enjoying her childhood and playing with friends rather than being there.'

Moving image of dump site girl bags Vietnamese photographer first prize at int'l contest
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Moving image of dump site girl bags Vietnamese photographer first prize at int'l contest

En Vnexpress - 'She should have been enjoying her childhood and playing with friends rather than being there.'

Hoa Sen Group inaugurates first phase of Hoa Sen Nhon Hoi Binh Dinh plant
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Hoa Sen Group inaugurates first phase of Hoa Sen Nhon Hoi Binh Dinh plant

NDO – HoaSen Group held an inauguration ceremony for the first phase of its Hoa Sen Nhon Hoi Binh Dinh plant and commenced construction of the second phase of the plant at the Nhon Hoi Economic Zone

Vietnam records US$1.23 billion trade surplus in first ten months
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Vietnam records US$1.23 billion trade surplus in first ten months

NDO – Vietnam is expected to enjoy a trade surplus of US$900 million in October, raising the total surplus of the country until the end of October 2017 to US$1.23 billion.

Disney Channel to air first gay storyline
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Disney Channel to air first gay storyline

En Vnexpress - 'With more and more young people coming out as LGBTQ, 'Andi Mack' is reflecting the lives and lived experiences of so many LGBTQ youth.'

Peru-Vietnam Inter-Governmental Committee convenes first session
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Peru-Vietnam Inter-Governmental Committee convenes first session

NDO/VNA – The first meeting of the Peru-Vietnam Inter-Governmental Committee on Economic Issues and Technical Cooperation took place in Lima, Peru, on October 23-24.

Couple in Nepal's 'first transgender marriage' finds acceptance
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Couple in Nepal's 'first transgender marriage' finds acceptance

En Vnexpress -  She feared that her in-laws would not welcome her - a transgender woman.

Vietnam Airlines nets revenue of over VND2.3 trillion in first nine months
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Vietnam Airlines nets revenue of over VND2.3 trillion in first nine months

NDO – National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) generated revenue of over VND2.3 trillion (US$101.2 million) in the first nine months this year, according to its latest business operation

First foreign-owned petrol station opened in Hanoi
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First foreign-owned petrol station opened in Hanoi

NDO - A petrol service station named Idemitsu Q8 was launched at the Thang Long Industrial Park in Hanoi, on October 5, becoming the first wholly foreign-owned petrol station to join the petrol

Can Tho exports rice to Iran for the first time
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Can Tho exports rice to Iran for the first time

NDO – The southern Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and its Iranian partner have reached a deal to export 100,000 tonnes of Can Tho rice to the Middle Eastern country.

Retail and consumer services up 10.5% in first nine months
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Retail and consumer services up 10.5% in first nine months

NDO – The value of retail sales and consumer services was estimated at VND2,917 trillion (US$128 billion) in the first nine months of 2017, up 10.5% over the same period last year, according to the

Macro economy remains stable in first nine months
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Macro economy remains stable in first nine months

NDO - Politburo member and Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue chaired a meeting of the National Financial and Monetary Policy Advisory Council, in Hanoi, on September 28.

Kong director speaks out for first time after Saigon bar brawl
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Kong director speaks out for first time after Saigon bar brawl

En Vnexpress - He calls the men who hit him 'thugs' and says the incident will not change his ‘overwhelmingly positive opinion’ of Vietnam.

RoK firm commences construction of first aero engines plant in Vietnam
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RoK firm commences construction of first aero engines plant in Vietnam

NDO - Hanwha Techwin from the Republic of Korea (RoK) held a ground breaking ceremony for the Hanwha Aero Engines Plant at the Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park in Hanoi, on September 21, which is the first

Vietnam ships first batch of dragon fruit to Australia
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Vietnam ships first batch of dragon fruit to Australia

NDO/VNA – The first batch of Vietnamese dragon fruit has been exported to Australia by the Hoang Phat one-member Ltd Co in the southern province of Long An, announced the Ministry of Agriculture and