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Sweden sees Vietnam as potential market for its eco-friendly wood materials
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Sweden sees Vietnam as potential market for its eco-friendly wood materials

NDO/VNA - Sweden’s wood materials industry sees Vietnam’s wood processing industry as a potential market for its eco-friendly, competitive and sustainable materials, speakers at a seminar said.

Vietnam Tourism Day runs in Czech Republic
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Vietnam Tourism Day runs in Czech Republic

The Vietnam Embassy in the Czech Republic and the host country’s Ministry of Regional development co-organised the Vietnam Tourism Day event in Prague on October 18.

If you want to see Vietnam without the crowds, the time is now
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If you want to see Vietnam without the crowds, the time is now

En Vnexpress - A U.K. travel site has built an interactive map that shows the high and low travel seasons around the world.

Vietnam records US$24.1 billion in trade surplus with US
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Vietnam records US$24.1 billion in trade surplus with US

NDO - Vietnam’s merchandise trade surplus with the United States reached US$24.1 billion in the first nine months of 2017, according to the latest statistics released by the government.

What to do in central Vietnam away from the APEC grind
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What to do in central Vietnam away from the APEC grind

En Vnexpress - The APEC Summit is coming to Da Nang and the central city knows just what to offer its guests after conferences full of speeches and numbers.

Top international DJ set for Vietnam return to kick off Asia tour
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Top international DJ set for Vietnam return to kick off Asia tour

En Vnexpress - Armin van Buuren will open his Asia tour with a night in Saigon.

Vietnam targets US$2.5 billion in rice export revenues by 2030
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Vietnam targets US$2.5 billion in rice export revenues by 2030

NDO - The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has set the target of raising Vietnam’s rice export revenues to between US$2.3 and 2.5 billion by 2030.

Sponsors for Vietnam APEC Year 2017 announced
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Sponsors for Vietnam APEC Year 2017 announced

NDO – The sponsors for the Vietnam APEC Year 2017 were announced at a ceremony, held by the sponsorship mobilisation board, under the APEC 2017 National Committee, and the relevant units, in Hanoi on

Solo travel trend in Vietnam
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Solo travel trend in Vietnam

As the trend toward solo travel continues to grow, many people who have never traveled solo still ask “Is solo travel safe? Isn’t it more lonely, expensive, and dangerous?” VOV will discuss this

UK diplomatic missions in Vietnam to stop stamping documents for nationals
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UK diplomatic missions in Vietnam to stop stamping documents for nationals

En Vnexpress - British nationals must now have their documents legalized in the UK instead of at diplomatic missions in Vietnam.

Scenic bliss for wedding portraits in Vietnam
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Scenic bliss for wedding portraits in Vietnam

Vietnam boasts countless breath-taking views, which are being hailed as a ‘paradise’ for wedding photographs by couples and photographers.

Vietnam Airlines to launch more Hanoi-Sydney flights
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Vietnam Airlines to launch more Hanoi-Sydney flights

En Vnexpress - The airline wants to operate seven flights per week to exploit the potential of the Vietnam-Australia route.

Big bundle of joy: Vietnam woman gives birth to 7 kg baby
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Big bundle of joy: Vietnam woman gives birth to 7 kg baby

En Vnexpress - 'When the doctor said my child was 7.1 kilograms, we all couldn't believe it,' the father says.

Relapse of outbreaks of hand-foot-mouth in Vietnam
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Relapse of outbreaks of hand-foot-mouth in Vietnam

As per the Ministry of Health’s statistic, by October , over 65,000 cases of hand-foot-mouth have been reported across the country. Worse, nearly 30,000 people were hospitalized, a year-on-year

Number of cancer cases in Vietnam to hit 200,000 in 2020
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Number of cancer cases in Vietnam to hit 200,000 in 2020

The number of cancer cases Vietnam will reach nearly 200,000 by 2020, said Associate Professor, Dr Tran Van Thuan, Director of Hanoi-based K Hospital, on the occasion of upcoming World Hospice and

Finding a true taste of indigenous Sa Pa on the roof of Vietnam
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Finding a true taste of indigenous Sa Pa on the roof of Vietnam

En Vnexpress - Sadly, the ugly claw of urbanization has reached the mountain retreat; but luckily, parts of the town have held on to its original essence.

Huge potential for promoting Vietnam-South Africa investment and cooperation
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Huge potential for promoting Vietnam-South Africa investment and cooperation

NDO – The potential for cooperation and investment between localities in Vietnam and South Africa remains promising heard a workshop held in Johannesburg city, South Africa, on October 12.

Vietnam ready for APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting
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Vietnam ready for APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting

NDO – The APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting 2017 is scheduled to take place in the central coastal city of Da Nang from November 6 to 11. On the occasion, in an interview granted to Nhan Dan (People)

Vietnam named Asia-Pacific’s best golf destination in 2017
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Vietnam named Asia-Pacific’s best golf destination in 2017

Vietnam has been selected as the best golf destination in the Asia-Pacific region in the 2017 Asia Golf Awards on-line poll conducted by the Asia Golf Magazine.

Top 5 islands to enjoy lobsters in Vietnam
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Top 5 islands to enjoy lobsters in Vietnam

Binh Ba, Binh Hung, Ly Son, Con Dao and Phu Quy islands are top 5 islands that you should not miss to enjoy fresh seafood, especially lobsters in Vietnam.

One dead, seven affected by diphtheria in central Vietnam
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One dead, seven affected by diphtheria in central Vietnam

The Department of Health in the central province of Quang Nam today announced an outbreak of diphtheria in Tra Van Primary School in Nam Tra My affecting seven people and killing one.

Vietnam Airlines, Air France sign joint venture deal
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Vietnam Airlines, Air France sign joint venture deal

NDO/VNA - Vietnam Airlines and Air France have inked a joint venture deal, which is due to start from November 1, to bring more benefits to passengers on their air routes between Vietnam, France and

Vietnam’s Pho, fresh spring roll among world’s best 30 dishes
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Vietnam’s Pho, fresh spring roll among world’s best 30 dishes

Vietnam’s Pho and Goi cuon (fresh spring rolls) have been named in the list of the best 30 dishes of the world under a survey by CNN (Cable News Network).

South Koreans arrivals to Vietnam booming
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South Koreans arrivals to Vietnam booming

The number of South Korean tourists to Vietnam in general and to Da Nang city, Quang Nam province in particular have sharply increased recent years, creating challenges of tourism products and

Journey to conical hat’s hometown in Northern Vietnam
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Journey to conical hat’s hometown in Northern Vietnam

Only 30 minute drive from central Hanoi, Chuong village in Phuong Trung commune, Thanh Oai district, Hanoi is regarded as the oldest conical hat craft village in northern Vietnam with a long history