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Seaplane revs up to give visitors a bird's-eye view of Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay and beyond
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Seaplane revs up to give visitors a bird's-eye view of Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay and beyond

En Vnexpress - Visitors will have yet another option to tour the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Tourists complain of Ha Long Bay trip cut short
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Tourists complain of Ha Long Bay trip cut short

A group of tourists that visited Ha Long Bay are complaining that their standard 4-hour trip was cut short by two and a half hours by the boat crew.

Quang Ninh approves Ha Long-Co To seaplane route
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Quang Ninh approves Ha Long-Co To seaplane route

Chairman of Quang Ninh Province People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Long gave his nod to Hai Au Aviation’s proposal of launching a seaplane flight route from Ha Long City to Co To Island.

New expressway to cut travel time from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay by half
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New expressway to cut travel time from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay by half

En Vnexpress - Road trips from Vietnam’s capital to the famous bay will be slashed to one and a half hours.

Month-long activities to be held at Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism
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Month-long activities to be held at Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism

A variety of cultural activities will be organised at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, in Son Tay district on the outskirts of Hanoi, throughout this November.

Spectacular beauty of Van Long Nature Reserve
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Spectacular beauty of Van Long Nature Reserve

Located in Ninh Binh province, Van Long is the biggest wetland nature reserve in the northern delta region.

Long Thanh Airport site clearance costs an estimated US$1 billion
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Long Thanh Airport site clearance costs an estimated US$1 billion

NDO - The costs of site clearance and compensation for Long Thanh Airport are estimated at VND23 trillion (US$1 billion), according to a feasibility report presented to the National Assembly by the

Ha Long authorities shut down shops for failing to meet tourism business requirements
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Ha Long authorities shut down shops for failing to meet tourism business requirements

12 souvenir shops in Ha Long City are forced to shut down from October 26 following a request from the local authorities for failing to meet criteria set by the Department of Tourism.

Tranquillity of Ha Long in autumn
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Tranquillity of Ha Long in autumn

Ha Long city in the northern province of Quang Ninh is the image of serenity in autumn,excepting the bustling tourist sites nearby.

Ha Long Bay one of most beautiful world heritage sites: CNTraveler
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Ha Long Bay one of most beautiful world heritage sites: CNTraveler

Ha Long Bay, Vietnam has been listed among the 20 most beautiful UNESCO world heritage sites by famous travel website CNTraveler.

Cua Ong temple overlooks magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay
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Cua Ong temple overlooks magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay

Cua Ong temple in Cam Pha city, Quang Ninh province is closely linked to the tradition and religious culture of local people.

Ha Long Bay charges expected to reach record high this year
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Ha Long Bay charges expected to reach record high this year

The northern province of Quang Ninh expects to earn a record VND1 trillion (USD45.5 million) from entrance fees to Ha Long Bay this year.

A world of natural wonders in Long An
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A world of natural wonders in Long An

Those who have a chance to take a sightseeing tour to Long An are advised to head for the wonders park in My Hanh Bac Ward to admire some of the world’s renowned miniature wonders.

Tropical pressure system on course to hit Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay
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Tropical pressure system on course to hit Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay

En Vnexpress - The depression is forecast to bring heavy downpours to Hanoi and other parts of the north.

Long An province asked to step up crackdowns on smuggling
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Long An province asked to step up crackdowns on smuggling

NDO - Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh urged the Mekong Delta province of Long An to step up its efforts to disrupt cross-border smuggling rings as the province is one of the major flashpoints in the

Students who join health insurance to get life-long code
Health

Students who join health insurance to get life-long code

Each student who joins the medical insurance programme would be provided with a social insurance code which could be used for all their lives, according to a new regulation.

China gets tough on long, odd company names
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China gets tough on long, odd company names

En Vnexpress - 'Beijing Afraid of Wife Technology' and 'What You Looking at Technology' will soon become a thing of the past.

14 Ha Long Bay cruise boats suspended
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14 Ha Long Bay cruise boats suspended

The People’s Committee of Ha Long City on Thursday requested the inland waterway port authority to suspend all activities of 14 wooden cruise boats operating in Ha Long Bay.

Sun Group launches new luxury resort complex in Ha Long Bay
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Sun Group launches new luxury resort complex in Ha Long Bay

En nexpress - The new gem is expected to be an investment magnet, driving up tourism in the world-famous Ha Long Bay .

Ha Long Bay airport set to open next spring
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Ha Long Bay airport set to open next spring

En Vnexpress - The airport lies 31 miles from the famous bay and is designed to receive two million arrivals a year.

Sun Group to launch luxury resort in Ha Long Bay
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Sun Group to launch luxury resort in Ha Long Bay

En nexpress - The developer expects the project, designed by renowned experts, to stimulate tourism in Quang Ninh Province.

Lawmakers say unsafe food giving Vietnamese 'long, slow death'
Politics

Lawmakers say unsafe food giving Vietnamese 'long, slow death'

A top lawmaker claims unhygienic food is the cause of 60-70 percent of diseases.

Lawmakers lament unsafe food giving Vietnamese 'long, slow death'
Politics

Lawmakers lament unsafe food giving Vietnamese 'long, slow death'

A food safety supervisor claims unhygienic food is the cause of 60-70 percent of diseases in the country.

Eat till you drop: Lawmakers say unsafe food giving Vietnamese 'long, slow death'
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Eat till you drop: Lawmakers say unsafe food giving Vietnamese 'long, slow death'

A food safety supervisor claims unhygienic food is the cause of 60-70 percent of diseases in the country.

Workers sweat through the night to resurface Hanoi’s iconic Long Bien Bridge
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Workers sweat through the night to resurface Hanoi’s iconic Long Bien Bridge

The bumpy trip over the Red River should be smooth sailing when work is completed on the 115-year-old bridge.