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Companies pledge VND40 billion for local tourism publicity
Travel

Companies pledge VND40 billion for local tourism publicity

Eight major tourism companies have pledged VND40 billion (US$1.7 million) to carry out promotion and advertising campaigns for the tourism sector.

Cybersecurity needs focus from local authorities
Tech

Cybersecurity needs focus from local authorities

As cybersecurity has become more important than ever in today’s connected world, local authorities are taking steps to...

Local OTT service reaches 10 million users
Tech

Local OTT service reaches 10 million users

Mocha Messenger, an over-the-top (OTT) service that provides free Internet-based calls and messaging for users, reached...

Local telecom market saturated
Tech

Local telecom market saturated

Viet Nam’s telecommunications market has reached a saturation point and will find it hard to attract new subscribers....

Home-stay helps ensure local life in Hoang Su Phi
Travel

Home-stay helps ensure local life in Hoang Su Phi

Thanks to its picturesque landscape, Hoang Su Phi district in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang has become a popular destination for tourists.

Operators of local tours likely forced to place higher deposits at banks
Travel

Operators of local tours likely forced to place higher deposits at banks

Travel companies may be required to deposit VND850 million at commercial banks if they organize local, inbound and outbound tours, according to a draft Government decree which guides the execution of

Where to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival like a local in Hanoi and Saigon
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Where to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival like a local in Hanoi and Saigon

En Vnexpress - It’s only five days until Mid-Autumn Festival. Have you got any plans to spend the full-moon night yet? If not, the list below might help.

Cho Ray urged to decongest by sending patients to local hospitals
Health

Cho Ray urged to decongest by sending patients to local hospitals

As a central hospital, Cho Ray Hospital needs to boost co-operation with provincial- and district-level hospitals to reduce its constant overcrowding, Luong Ngoc Khue, head of the Ministry of

Local authorities to be responsible for dengue infection increase
Health

Local authorities to be responsible for dengue infection increase

Deputy Chairwoman of People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City Nguyen Thi Thu said at a meeting yesterday that district authorities will be held accountable to the city People's Committee if dengue

Local firm introduces lighthouse exploration tours
Travel

Local firm introduces lighthouse exploration tours

ixRoad Travel Company specializing in adventure tours started operating in HCMC on Sunday, offering lighthouse exploration tour programs across the country.

Made in Myanmar: designers put ethical twist on local fashion
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Made in Myanmar: designers put ethical twist on local fashion

En Vnexpress - 'We Burmese really care about our own ethnic and traditional clothes.'

Local airlines plan new services, more seats in peak summer travel season
Travel

Local airlines plan new services, more seats in peak summer travel season

Bao Moi - Domestic airlines are planning to launch new routes and operate additional flights to meet growing demand during the peak summer travel season.

Virtually no local businesses in Vietnam have e-commerce
Business

Virtually no local businesses in Vietnam have e-commerce

Vietnamnet - The Vietnam E-Commerce Association agrees with what most governmental bodies have been saying for some time—that small to medium size local companies really aren’t doing much online

“Zero dollar tour” a poison to local tourism
Travel

“Zero dollar tour” a poison to local tourism

EN VietNamNet - I was at this year’s travel and tourism Global Summit, which took place last month in Bangkok. One question I asked of all my Thai colleagues was what they think of the Thai

Building-material market restructured as foreigners buy local companies
Business

Building-material market restructured as foreigners buy local companies

Vietnamnet - The hot development of the real estate market benefits the building material industry, but Vietnamese companies are struggling to get a share of the market as cement and tile factories

Why Texas ban on 'sanctuary cities' divides local law enforcement
World

Why Texas ban on 'sanctuary cities' divides local law enforcement

Yahoo News From his 844-square mile territory of Texas cordgrass marshes and mesquite prairies, Jackson County Sheriff Andy Louderback responded to a ban on "sanctuary cities" in his state with a

Thach Khe iron mine: ministry urges go ahead, local authorities demur
Business

Thach Khe iron mine: ministry urges go ahead, local authorities demur

Vietnamnet - The decision to resume the exploitation of Thach Khe, the biggest iron mine in SE Asia, and the biggest ever open-cast mine, has yet to be determined.

Green Growth Strategy stirs up local power mix
Business

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

Local auto maker Thaco posts record revenue of over $3 billion
Business

Local auto maker Thaco posts record revenue of over $3 billion

Vietnamnet - Truong Hai Auto Corporation (Thaco) posted a record revenue of 65.8 trillion VND (3 billion USD) in 2016, a growth of 44 percent against the previous year.

Rise in car imports threatens local automobile production
Business

Rise in car imports threatens local automobile production

Vietnamnet - Viet Nam imported 19,000 cars in the first quarter of this year, a year-on-year increase of 169 per cent in volume and 82 per cent in value, according to a report from the General

Private funding powers local supply chain leap
Business

Private funding powers local supply chain leap

Vietnamnet - The question of how to raise assorted investment sources in Vietnam for national economic development has dominated the agenda of many economic forums.

Local reform must be hastened: businesses
Business

Local reform must be hastened: businesses

Vietnamnet - The Government of Viet Nam has made accelerated efforts to improve the business climate but more drastic measures must be taken at local levels where firms still face obstacles in

Opening of H&M, Zara stores puts pressure on local fashion retailers
Business

Opening of H&M, Zara stores puts pressure on local fashion retailers

Vietnamnet - Vietnamese fashionistas are excited about the news that H&M may open its first shop in Hanoi soon. They will no longer have to buy H&M and other foreign high-street brands from online

HCM City businesses demand more local government's support
Business

HCM City businesses demand more local government's support

Vietnamnet - HCM City’s efforts to reform its administration and create conditions for businesses to develop have not met the expectation of many entrepreneurs.

Local automakers move towards importing cars: Ministry
Business

Local automakers move towards importing cars: Ministry

Vietnamnet - Domestic automakers are moving towards importing cars that were previously manufactured and assembled in the country, as the import tax on cars from ASEAN countries will be removed from