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Organising board for National Tourism Year established
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Organising board for National Tourism Year established

The People’s Committee of the northeastern province of Quang Ninh has established the organising board for the National Tourism Year 2018.

National financial commission sets 2017 projected GDP growth at over 6.7%
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National financial commission sets 2017 projected GDP growth at over 6.7%

NDO – The growth rate for the fourth quarter of this year will be around 7.5-7.7% and the GDP for the whole year of 2017 may reach over 6.7%, the National Financial Supervisory Commission (NFSC) has

Chinese visitors flock to Vietnam to celebrate their National Day break
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Chinese visitors flock to Vietnam to celebrate their National Day break

En Vnexpress - While many are heading to the country's top tourist destinations, others are on the hunt for property deals.

Programme of National Tourism Year 2018 in Quang Ninh announced
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Programme of National Tourism Year 2018 in Quang Ninh announced

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on September 22 announced the theme and activities of the National Tourism Year 2018, which will be hosted by the north-eastern province of Quang Ninh.

Vietnam's national film studio pictures no future ahead after acquisition by waterways firm
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Vietnam's national film studio pictures no future ahead after acquisition by waterways firm

En Vnexpress - Artists are asking how a transport group with no experience is going to light up the big screen again.

Geographical indication development: A national-level strategy needed
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Geographical indication development: A national-level strategy needed

NDO – In order to promote the value of geographical indication (GI), products under GI protection require a forceful boost from the market, especially in attracting the choice of consumers. However,

Yet another cable car planned in Vietnam, this time through biodiverse national park
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Yet another cable car planned in Vietnam, this time through biodiverse national park

En Vnexpress - A local official claims the system will not harm the environment in a country where construction of cable cars remains controversial.

Beach tops National Day travel picks
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Beach tops National Day travel picks

Travel firms have reported an increasing number of tour bookings for the upcoming three-day holiday for National Day, starting September 2, with beach trips receiving the highest number of bookings.

Tram Chim National Park a top destination in Dong Thap
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Tram Chim National Park a top destination in Dong Thap

Tram Chim National Park in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap is a highlight in the local tourism map, according to Nguyen Ngoc Thuong, Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports

Ananya Vinay wins the 2017 US Scripps National Spelling Bee
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Ananya Vinay wins the 2017 US Scripps National Spelling Bee

'She had a deep passion for reading. The biggest thing that she wants to do is sit and read,' her father Vinay Sreekumar said.

Former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89
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Former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

Yahoo News Zbigniew Brzezinski, the hawkish Polish-born Cold War strategist and former top aide to US president Jimmy Carter, has died, his family said. He was 89.

PV Power urged to ensure sufficient electricity supply for national development
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PV Power urged to ensure sufficient electricity supply for national development

Nhan dan - NDO – As the demand for electricity is increasing while hydropower sources have been maximised amidst resource limitations, efforts from electricity suppliers are vital to ensuring power

Citing growth, National Assembly mulls oil output boost
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Citing growth, National Assembly mulls oil output boost

Vietnamnet - The Economic Committee of the National Assembly said careful consideration must be given to increasing crude oil output to boost economic growth.

Cuc Phuong National Park overshadowed by butterflies
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Cuc Phuong National Park overshadowed by butterflies

EN VietNamNet - Coming to Cuc Phuong forest this season, visitors will have the floating feeling of walking in a fairyland with thousands of cabbage white butterflies flying in line.

Moc Chau national tourism area to be developed
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Moc Chau national tourism area to be developed

EN VietNamNet - The government has approved a project to build and develop the Moc Chau national tourism area. This will help enhance local tourism and the economy, as well as improve the lives of

How can the ‘pavement economy’ contribute to the national economy?
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How can the ‘pavement economy’ contribute to the national economy?

Vietnamnet - The expansion of the ‘clearing pavement campaign’ in Hanoi and HCMC means fewer vending stalls in the cities.

Ideal destinations near Hanoi for national holidays
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Ideal destinations near Hanoi for national holidays

EN VietNamNet - If you want to spend the National Reunification Day and May Day holidays with your family and close friends at a nice place near the capital city, here are some suggestions.

Logo design contest to promote Vietnam’s national rice brand
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Logo design contest to promote Vietnam’s national rice brand

Nhan dan - NDO – A logo design contest on Vietnam’s national rice brand will be launched by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on April 26.

Personnel for National Committee on APEC 2017 completed
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Personnel for National Committee on APEC 2017 completed

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Pham Binh Minh, Chairman of the National Committee on APEC 2017, signed a decision on April 3 on the completion of the committee’s

Phu Yen biomass power plant joins national grid
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Phu Yen biomass power plant joins national grid

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – The biomass power plant invested by KCP Vietnam Industries Limited in the south central province of Phu Yen was connected to the national grid on April 2.

Enterprises honoured with National Quality Awards
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Enterprises honoured with National Quality Awards

Nhan dan - NDO – The Prime Minister has decided to present the 2016 National Quality Awards to 77 Vietnamese enterprises, as announced by the Ministry of Science and Technology.

Personnel for National Traffic Safety Committee decided
Health

Personnel for National Traffic Safety Committee decided

Baomoi - VGP – The PM has appointed the personnel for the National Traffic Safety Committee.

Responsible fatherhood: He’s been a key voice in the national conversation
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Responsible fatherhood: He’s been a key voice in the national conversation

Yahoo News While the certificate represents the end of a 17-year drug addiction marked by countless court appearances and several stints behind bars, it is also emblematic of the type of progress and