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Lai Chau to invest US$4.8m in growing macadamia
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Lai Chau to invest US$4.8m in growing macadamia

Bao moi - The northern mountainous province of Lai Chau will spend VND110 billion (US$4.8 million) from its budget on growing macadamia, which is expected to help boost the local economy.

Exploring Lai Chau cuisine
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Exploring Lai Chau cuisine

EN VietNamNet - Lai Chau province in Vietnam’s northwest is famous not only for its scenic spots but also for its cuisine.

Highland markets - a specialty of Lai Chau
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Highland markets - a specialty of Lai Chau

EN VietNamNet - Markets in the northwestern highland province of Lai Chau are not only for selling and buying goods but also for couples to meet and date.

Exploring Lai Chau with community tours
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Exploring Lai Chau with community tours

EN VietNamNet - Tours of villages in Vietnam’s northwest and Lai Chau province in particular have become popular in recent years.

Lai Chau hydropower plant becomes a tourist attraction
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Lai Chau hydropower plant becomes a tourist attraction

EN VietNamNet - Lai Chau province borders the provinces of Lao Cai, Dien Bien, Son La and Yen Bai and is home to more than 20 ethnic minority groups. The province boasts great tourist potential

Stunning terraced rice fields in Lai Chau
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Stunning terraced rice fields in Lai Chau

EN VietNamNet - Terraced rice fields make a spectacular place for photography and those in northwestern Lai Chau Province have become a tourist destination in summer.

Waterwheel - a unique structure in Lai Chau
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Waterwheel - a unique structure in Lai Chau

EN VietNamNet - Waterwheels have become a typical feature of Lai Chau province. Bo hamlet in Tam Duong district has the largest number of waterwheels.

Thaco raises investment in Chu Lai Economic Zone to $6 bln
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Thaco raises investment in Chu Lai Economic Zone to $6 bln

Vietnamnet - Truong Hai Auto Corporation (Thaco) will pour nearly 3 billion USD into the Chu Lai Open Economic Zone in the central province of Quang Nam in the 2017-2021 period, lifting its total

One more dead in mass poisoning case in Lai Chau
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One more dead in mass poisoning case in Lai Chau

Baomoi - One more victim in the mass poisoning case in District Phong Tho of the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau was reported dead, said health authority in the province yesterday.

Debt-laden Hoang Anh Gia Lai reports first net loss in 10 years
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Debt-laden Hoang Anh Gia Lai reports first net loss in 10 years

Vietnamnet - The financial problems of Doan Nguyen Duc, president of Hoang Anh Gia Lai Group and one of Vietnam’s most influential businessmen, are widely known. However, it was only until 2016

Methanol poisoning suspected for seven deaths in Lai Chau
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Methanol poisoning suspected for seven deaths in Lai Chau

Baomoi - Methanol in a local brewed spirit is the prime suspect for the death of seven people in Lai Chau Province, according to local health officers.

Hoang Anh Gia Lai Group issues bonds worth $41.3m
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Hoang Anh Gia Lai Group issues bonds worth $41.3m

Vietnamnet - Agricultural group Hoang Anh Gia Lai Joint Stock Company has issued bonds worth VND930 billion (US$41.3 million) to a financial institution, it said in a filing to the HCM Stock

Lai Vung Mandarin Garden
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Lai Vung Mandarin Garden

EN VietNamNet - Lai Vung district in Dong Thap province is a popular tourist destination thanks to its rich culture and beautiful nature. Its mandarin gardens particularly attract tourists.

Lai Chau hydro-power plant inaugurated
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Lai Chau hydro-power plant inaugurated

Electricity of Viet Nam (EVN) on December 20 inaugurated the Lai Chau hydro-electricity plant in Nam Nhun District in the northern mountain province of Lai Chau.

Lai Chau Hydropower Plant put into commercial operation
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Lai Chau Hydropower Plant put into commercial operation

NDO - The 1,200-megawatt Lai Chau Hydropower Plant has been put into commercial operation one year ahead of schedule, becoming the third large hydropower station on the Da River.

PM urges incentives for investors in Gia Lai
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PM urges incentives for investors in Gia Lai

NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged authorities of the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai to provide specific incentives for domestic and foreign investors during an investment

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc urges Gia Lai province to dream big
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PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc urges Gia Lai province to dream big

NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai to think big and take concrete measures to achieve significant development.

Sea of clouds above Bac Lai Chau
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Sea of clouds above Bac Lai Chau

Meteorologists say cold fog trapped in the canyons by a lid of warm air in Bac Lai Chau produce something that looks like a sea of clouds flowing through the canyons, obscuring views of the canyon's

Project enhances nutrition for ethnic children in Gia Lai
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Project enhances nutrition for ethnic children in Gia Lai

Gia Lai (VNA) – The Central Highlands province of Gia Lai has carried out a project on enhancing nutrition for mothers and children in a bid to improve the population quality, particularly among

Blooming wild sunflowers in Gia Lai
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Blooming wild sunflowers in Gia Lai

Extinct volcano Chu Dang Ya in Chu Pah district, Gia Lai province is seen as a new destination for visitors fond of contemplating wild sunflowers in full bloom.

Quang Nam seeks approval to upgrade Chu Lai airport
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Quang Nam seeks approval to upgrade Chu Lai airport

The central province has submitted an upgrade plan for Chu Lai Airport to ministry review before it seeks approval from the Prime Minister.

Experts warn about Hoang Anh Gia Lai’s plan to sell land
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Experts warn about Hoang Anh Gia Lai’s plan to sell land

Experts see worrying problems if Hoang Anh Gia Lai Group (HAGL) sells land in Laos and in Vietnam.

Hoang Anh Gia Lai considers selling 20,000 hectares of rubber area to Chinese
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Hoang Anh Gia Lai considers selling 20,000 hectares of rubber area to Chinese

In an effort to generate cash flow for debt repayment, Hoang Anh Gia Lai Group will have to sell sugar refineries and possibly sell 20,000 hectares of rubber area to the Chinese.