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Remittances to hit US$5.2 billion this year
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Remittances to hit US$5.2 billion this year

NDO/VNA – Overseas remittances to Ho Chi Minh City are expected to total US$5.2 billion this year, up 4.5% annually, stated an official of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).

Hanoi to welcome nearly 24 million visitors this year
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Hanoi to welcome nearly 24 million visitors this year

Hanoi’s Department of Tourism estimated that by the end of 2017, the capital city will have welcomed more than 23.8 million visitors for earnings of roughly 71 trillion VND (3.1 billion USD).

Vietnam on track to lure almost 13 million foreign visitors this year
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Vietnam on track to lure almost 13 million foreign visitors this year

En Vnexpress - The record all-time high of 10 million tourists has already been smashed.

Saigon to close downtown streets for int’l marathon this weekend
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Saigon to close downtown streets for int’l marathon this weekend

En Vnexpress - More than 4,000 athletes from 44 countries will be testing their endurance on Sunday morning.

24/7 noodles at this Chinese restaurant in Saigon
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24/7 noodles at this Chinese restaurant in Saigon

En Vnexpress - The family has been keeping its stoves burning day and night for more than half a century.

This is the season for tasty chestnuts
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This is the season for tasty chestnuts

VietNamNet Bridge – Trung Khanh chestnuts are one of the nation’s tastiest and meatiest fruits. They have won a following among locals and foreigners.

It's all about the chives in this Saigon noodle soup
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It's all about the chives in this Saigon noodle soup

En Vnexpress - Fresh chives add fragrance to balance out the fishy smell and make the broth much tastier.

24/7 e-tax payments and customs clearance to begin this month
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24/7 e-tax payments and customs clearance to begin this month

NDO - The General Department of Customs (GDC) has approved a project on 24/7 e-tax payments through authorised banks and 24/7 customs clearance which will take effect from November this year.

Fight off the cold with this menu of winter-warmers on the roof of Vietnam
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Fight off the cold with this menu of winter-warmers on the roof of Vietnam

En Vnexpress - Fresh salmon hotpot and BBQ heaven await as you dance through the clouds in Sa Pa.

Tropical depression forecast to drench southern Vietnam this weekend
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Tropical depression forecast to drench southern Vietnam this weekend

En Vnexpress - The depression could intensify to a storm and hit the whole of southern Vietnam, including Saigon.

It’s all about corn at this market in Saigon
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It’s all about corn at this market in Saigon

En Vnexpress - Truckloads of corn splitting at the sides roll into this corn-lovers' paradise every day.

Tourism revenue forecast to amount to $22 billion this year
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Tourism revenue forecast to amount to $22 billion this year

The fast growing Vietnamese tourism sector is expected to obtain total revenue of VND500 trillion (US$22 billion) this year, VND100 trillion higher than last year and VND40 trillion above the

Export value forecast to hit US$203 billion this year
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Export value forecast to hit US$203 billion this year

NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s export value is likely to hit US$203 billion in 2017, a year-on-year rise of 14.5 percent, economists predict.

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.

Float away on a lotus leaf at this pagoda in southern Vietnam
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Float away on a lotus leaf at this pagoda in southern Vietnam

En Vnexpress - The majestic king lotus is at its magnificent best at this time of year as the floods engulf Dong Thap Province.

Take a deep breath for this marathon run through Vietnam’s spectacular mountains
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Take a deep breath for this marathon run through Vietnam’s spectacular mountains

En Vnexpress - It was a unique experience for many of the runners, from beautiful rice terraces to cute pigs.

Viet Nam ICT Summit 2017 this week
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Viet Nam ICT Summit 2017 this week

The seventh edition of the Viet Nam ICT Summit 2017 will take place in Ha Noi on Wednesday, organised by the Viet Nam Software and IT Services Association.

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.

Why would you want to set foot on this polluted beach in Vietnam?
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Why would you want to set foot on this polluted beach in Vietnam?

En Vnexpress - What goes around comes around on Mui Ne Beach.

This noodle soup is one more reason why you should visit Phu Quoc
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This noodle soup is one more reason why you should visit Phu Quoc

En Vnexpress - Forget the beaches and jungle for a second, and get your chops around a bowl of this.

Vietnam expects foreign investment to hit record $16 billion this year: report
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Vietnam expects foreign investment to hit record $16 billion this year: report

Cheap labor continues to be a magnet for foreign investors.

Things to do this weekend in the coastal city of Danang
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Things to do this weekend in the coastal city of Danang

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There's always something going on in the central coastal city of Danang.

This hidden emerald lake in Vietnam's Mekong Delta will make you speechless
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This hidden emerald lake in Vietnam's Mekong Delta will make you speechless

En Vnexpress - Dive into a piece of paradise carved out of the rock and make your friends green with envy in An Giang Province.

This valley in northern Vietnam will take your breath away
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This valley in northern Vietnam will take your breath away

En Vnexpress - Bac Son is laid out like a mosaic hidden under the clouds, if you have a head for heights.

Think your apartment is too small? Take a look at this ‘cage home’ in Hanoi
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Think your apartment is too small? Take a look at this ‘cage home’ in Hanoi

En Vnexpress - This super-tiny apartment in the heart of the capital has been home to two men for 20 years.