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Want to escape the bitter cold of winter? Vietnam’s Mekong waterways have the answer
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Want to escape the bitter cold of winter? Vietnam’s Mekong waterways have the answer

En Vnexpress - Let’s get off the beaten track and go find summer in winter.

Pooches on parade at Vietnam Championship Dog Show
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Pooches on parade at Vietnam Championship Dog Show

En Vnexpress - Tensions are high in Saigon as canine supermodels vie to become top dog.

Czech regards Vietnam as an important economic partner: Czech official
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Czech regards Vietnam as an important economic partner: Czech official

NDO – Vietnam is an important economic partner of the Czech Republic and the country’s Ministry of Industry and Trade has selected the Southeast Asian nation as one of its 12 top priorities markets

Organic farming – important part of Vietnam’s agriculture, PM says
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Organic farming – important part of Vietnam’s agriculture, PM says

NDO/VNA – Organic farming is an important part of Vietnam’s agricultural production, and Vietnam’s agriculture must be successful so that the country’s industrialisation and modernisation reach

Vietnam to sell 900,000 tonnes of alumina to UAE
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Vietnam to sell 900,000 tonnes of alumina to UAE

NDO – The Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Corporation (Vinacomin) signed a contract to supply alumina to Emirates Global Aluminum (EGA) from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for three

Deputy PM Dung inspects Vietnam’s largest power centre
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Deputy PM Dung inspects Vietnam’s largest power centre

NDO - Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung visited the south central province of Binh Thuan on December 15 to inspect the progress of the Vinh Tan Thermal Power Centre, the largest power centre in Vietnam.

Vietnam's logistics costs double advanced economies
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Vietnam's logistics costs double advanced economies

NDO - As a proportion of GDP, logistics costs in Vietnam stand at an estimated 18% GDP, almost double that of advanced economies and higher than the global average of 14%, said Ousmane Dione, the

Vietnam boosts tourism in Indian market
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Vietnam boosts tourism in Indian market

The Vietnamese tourism sector has identified India as a priority market, with a range of activities being deployed to exploit the South Asian market.

Vietnam, RoK step up tourism ties
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Vietnam, RoK step up tourism ties

The Vietnam Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Vietnamese Embassy in the Republic of Korea (RoK) on December 14 held a tourism-culture festival, aiming to promote cooperation between the

Salmonella-tainted baby formula products enter Vietnam
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Salmonella-tainted baby formula products enter Vietnam

Following the warning of the International Food Safety Authorities Network ( INFOSAN) of some under six-month-old babies infected with Salmonella Agona-tained formula, the Vietnamese food safety

How to log in to Facebook, Asian TV dramas top Google searches in Vietnam for 2017
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How to log in to Facebook, Asian TV dramas top Google searches in Vietnam for 2017

En Vnexpress - The search engine also reveals that Vietnamese care about storms, education and the sexiest women alive.

World Bank and Vietnam work to strengthen financial systems
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World Bank and Vietnam work to strengthen financial systems

NDO - A new World Bank report, jointly launched on December 14 with the Ministry of Finance, will support the development of a sound financial reporting institutional framework by improving

Vietnam plans to scrap over 40% of business rules in construction
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Vietnam plans to scrap over 40% of business rules in construction

NDO - The Ministry of Construction (MOC) has unveiled an ambitious plan to abolish 41% of the current business regulations under its jurisdiction and simplify another 44% in a move to improve the

Vietnam, Argentina work to boost trade
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Vietnam, Argentina work to boost trade

NDO/VNA – Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh met with Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie in Buenos Aires, on December 13, to discuss the trade and economic cooperation between

Vietnam promotes tourism in India
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Vietnam promotes tourism in India

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and the Embassy of Vietnam in India launched a programme in New Delhi on December 12 to promote Vietnam’s tourism.

Australia launches programme to support Vietnam’s economic reform
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Australia launches programme to support Vietnam’s economic reform

NDO - The Australian government and the Vietnamese Ministry of Planning and Investment on December 13 jointly launched Aus4Reform – a four-year long programme to boost the productivity and

PM: Vietnam has room to increase productivity
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PM: Vietnam has room to increase productivity

NDO - Vietnam has considerable potential and room to increase productivity growth, through the effective use of resources and boosting economic restructuring, innovation and the application of

Forum seeks to accelerate Vietnam-Russia economic cooperation
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Forum seeks to accelerate Vietnam-Russia economic cooperation

NDO – The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), in collaboration with the organising board of the Expo-Russia Vietnam 2017, co-organised the Vietnam-Russia Economic Forum in Hanoi, on

ADB raises Vietnam’s 2017 growth forecast to 6.7%
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ADB raises Vietnam’s 2017 growth forecast to 6.7%

NDO - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has updated its growth forecast for Vietnam in 2017 to 6.7%, following a similar move by the World Bank two days earlier.

Vietnam’s cave kingdom reveals dozens of new subterranean worlds
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Vietnam’s cave kingdom reveals dozens of new subterranean worlds

En Vnexpress - The discovery took place at a time when plans to build a cable car in a UNESCO-list park has continued to trigger heated debates.

Vietnam listed among top six most-attractive retail markets
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Vietnam listed among top six most-attractive retail markets

NDO - Vietnam has been ranked sixth among the world's most attractive retail markets and named in the top 30 most lucrative retail markets this year, said Hoang Anh Tuan, deputy head of the Ministry

Vietnam Business Forum convenes year-end session
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Vietnam Business Forum convenes year-end session

NDO/VNA – The 2017 year-end session of the Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) opened in Hanoi on December 12.

Vietnam's emerald mountain gem named among world’s most beautiful
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Vietnam's emerald mountain gem named among world’s most beautiful

En Vnexpress - 'Terraced rice fields are a shade of green so deep, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a painting.’

Vietnam among Top 10 fastest-growing tourist destinations
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Vietnam among Top 10 fastest-growing tourist destinations

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has revealed the world’s Top 10 fastest-growing tourist destinations in 2017, with Vietnam finding a place.

Regional Specialties Fair highlights distinguished products across Vietnam
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Regional Specialties Fair highlights distinguished products across Vietnam

NDO - The Vietnamese Regional Specialties Fair 2017 officially opened at the Royal City Trade Centre in Hanoi on November 23, showcasing thousands of specialties from 55 provinces and cities around