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Vung Tau launches green bus tours
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Vung Tau launches green bus tours

The Green Transport Company Limited officially opened a new bus tour on October 31 in the southern province of Ba Ria Vung Tau to meet travel demands.

Second “Green Heritage” week slated for November
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Second “Green Heritage” week slated for November

The second 'Green Heritage' Culture and Tourism Week will take place in Hanoi from November 21-23 as one of activities celebrating Vietnam’s Culture Heritage Day, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and

Me Tri green sticky rice, a specialty of Hanoi
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Me Tri green sticky rice, a specialty of Hanoi

Me Tri village in Hanoi’s outlying Nam Tu Liem District is famous for its tradition of producing Com or green sticky rice.

Green tea island in Nghe An lures visitors
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Green tea island in Nghe An lures visitors

A green tea island in Thanh Chuong District, central Nghe An province has recently become a destination attracting a large number of visitors.

Saigon's first metro line steams through city's green canopy
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Saigon's first metro line steams through city's green canopy

En Vnexpress - Then and now: How the city center has been transformed.

It’s all blue and green along Vietnam's most beautiful seaside road
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It’s all blue and green along Vietnam's most beautiful seaside road

En Vnexpress - Get ready to be wowed by mountains on one side and the sea on the other.

Top court green-lights Guatemala suit against Canada mining firm
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Top court green-lights Guatemala suit against Canada mining firm

Yahoo News Canada's top court on Thursday cleared the way for a group of Guatemalans to sue Vancouver-based Tahoe Resources in this country for alleged abuses at the company's mine in Guatemala. The

Solar power price slump casts shadow on India's green future
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Solar power price slump casts shadow on India's green future

Yahoo News Solar power prices in India have hit rock bottom, but it is not all good news for the electricity-starved country as the phenomenon has hit investor confidence and threatens the country's

1,000 trees to come down as Hanoi axes green space for road expansion
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1,000 trees to come down as Hanoi axes green space for road expansion

Trees that have taken decades to grow will be sacrificed as urbanization once again takes priority over the environment.

VN Gov’t green lights $2.5b thermal plant
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VN Gov’t green lights $2.5b thermal plant

Vietnamnet - POSCO Energy Co has been received in-principal approval from the Government to develop a thermal power plant that will cost approximately US$2.5 billion in central Nghe An Province.

Vietnam's green vehicle policies inadequate
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Vietnam's green vehicle policies inadequate

Vietnamnet - To reduce emissions and the dependence on fossil fuels, many governments have been adopting preferential policies for green vehicles. However, in Vietnam, the policies to support green

Amid Venezuela's protests, 'Green Cross' medical students are here to help – and to stay
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Amid Venezuela's protests, 'Green Cross' medical students are here to help – and to stay

Yahoo News An antigovernment protest was well under way on a recent afternoon in Caracas when suddenly, the chanting stopped and a hush fell over the crowd. Meet the Primeros Auxilios UCV, or the

Green Growth Strategy stirs up local power mix
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Green Growth Strategy stirs up local power mix

Vietnamnet - To ensure sufficient electricity for the coming decades, the Vietnamese government is implementing the National Green Growth Strategy with a stress laid on developing various types of

HCMC leader offers green light for Iranian businesses
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HCMC leader offers green light for Iranian businesses

Nhan dan - NDO – Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, Nguyen Thanh Phong has committed to ensuring the most favourable conditions for foreign investors, including Iranian businesses.

Green bus operators worry about possible gas price spike
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Green bus operators worry about possible gas price spike

Vietnamnet - A plan of HCMC to treble the number of buses running on compressed natural gas (CNG) by the end of 2017 might be in jeopardy as the CNG price has increased this year and is forecast to

FDI in green energy reaches over $770 million
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FDI in green energy reaches over $770 million

Vietnamnet - FDI in green energy reaches over $770 million

$778mn invested in green energy projects in Vietnam
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$778mn invested in green energy projects in Vietnam

Vietnamnet - Of the 110 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects Vietnam has attracted in the field of electricity and gas production, 16 are in green energy, with total registered capital of $778

Developing tourism in line with “green” manufacturing
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Developing tourism in line with “green” manufacturing

EN VietNamNet - A few years ago, visitors to Bat Trang pottery village in Hanoi’s Gia Lam district would be greeted by a thick layer of smoke emitted from the kilns.

Green growth: not as expensive as you think
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Green growth: not as expensive as you think

Vietnamnet - VietNamNet Bridge – A green economy does not mean a major trade-off between growth and sustainability, Tomaso Andreatta, chairman of EuroCham Green Growth Sector Committee, tells Viet

Work starts on green growth technology transfer centre in Ninh Thuan
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Work starts on green growth technology transfer centre in Ninh Thuan

Vietnamnet - Construction started on a centre for research and transfer of green growth technology in Bac Ai district, the south central coastal province of Ninh Thuan, on March 17.

Green technology becomes focus of firms to secure a place in Vietnam energy future
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Green technology becomes focus of firms to secure a place in Vietnam energy future

Vietnamnet - Foreign firms have shown increasing interest in supplying environmentally-friendly equipment for coal-fired power plants in Vietnam, as coal looks to retain its hold on the national

Women to be pioneers in building 'green economy'
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Women to be pioneers in building 'green economy'

Nhan dan - NDO - Women are the pioneers in undertaking social responsibility and contributing to building a green economy, said Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh.

Why Europe should boost defense spending, South Sudan’s instability a threat beyond borders, Press freedom vital to democracy, ‘Grexit’ will not get the green light, Iraq’s enemy after Islamic State: corruption
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Why Europe should boost defense spending, South Sudan’s instability a threat beyond borders, Press freedom vital to democracy, ‘Grexit’ will not get the green light, Iraq’s enemy after Islamic State: corruption

Yahoo News “[US] Vice President Mike Pence assured [Europeans at the recent Munich Security Conference] that Washington’s commitment to Nato is strong...,” states an editorial. “He also made a very

Green tourism: key for sustainable tourism development
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Green tourism: key for sustainable tourism development

EN VietNamNet - The year of 2016 witnessed impressive growth of the Vietnamese tourism industry, with a strong increase in both domestic and international tourists.

Green growth needs Government support
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Green growth needs Government support

Vietnamnet - Dr Tran Toan Thang, deputy director of the Research Department on Business Environment and Competition, under the Central Institute for Economic Management speaks to BNEWs/Viet Nam News