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Top 500 firms with best growth and prosperity announced
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Top 500 firms with best growth and prosperity announced

NDO - This is the eighth consecutive year that a list of the top 500 best growth (FAST500) firms in Vietnam has been released, with Masan Resource Corporation and Khang Dien House Trading and

Advertisements in Chinese and Russian erased from Vietnam resort town
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Advertisements in Chinese and Russian erased from Vietnam resort town

En Vnexpress - The law dictates that s must include Vietnamese.

More than 900 exhibitors gather at HCMC textile and garment expo
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More than 900 exhibitors gather at HCMC textile and garment expo

NDO – The Vietnam Saigon Textile and Garment Industry Expo 2018 (Saigon Tex) opened in Ho Chi Minh City on April 11, bringing more than 900 exhibitors together from 27 countries and territories

Fast food and its invasion of Vietnam's culinary paradise
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Fast food and its invasion of Vietnam's culinary paradise

En Vnexpress - Nothing could be more different from fast food, the American way, than the traditional Vietnamese diet.

Naked statues force Vietnam's culture ministry to step in and protect 'values'
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Naked statues force Vietnam's culture ministry to step in and protect 'values'

En Vnexpress - The move follows a public backlash over a display at a tourism site in northern Vietnam.

Hanoi pledges best conditions for investors and businesses: local official
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Hanoi pledges best conditions for investors and businesses: local official

NDO – The Hanoi authorities pledged to create the best conditions for investors and businesses, Nguyen Duc Chung, chairman of the municipal People’s Committee, affirmed at an investment and tourism

Quackery and superstition: species pay the cost
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Quackery and superstition: species pay the cost

En Vnexpress - A surge in demand in Vietnam is ascribed to a senior politician claiming in the mid-2000s that rhino horn cured his cancer.

Vietnam and Korea’s financial regulators boost agreement
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Vietnam and Korea’s financial regulators boost agreement

NDO - The State Bank of Vietnam and the Financial Services Commission of the Republic of Korea signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in financial innovation as part of a forum on

Cosy coffee and book shops popping up in Vietnam
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Cosy coffee and book shops popping up in Vietnam

Recently, the Vietnamese coffee shop market became more vibrant with the appearance of numerous coffee and book shops to the joy of book lovers.

Nearly 600 businesses join packaging, plastics and rubber exhibitions
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Nearly 600 businesses join packaging, plastics and rubber exhibitions

NDO – Nearly 600 Vietnamese and foreign businesses operating in the processing, packaging, plastics and rubber industries are showcasing their latest products at two exhibitions that opened in Ho Chi

PVEP and Murphy sign farm-in agreement on Block 15-1/05
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PVEP and Murphy sign farm-in agreement on Block 15-1/05

NDO - PVEP, a subsidiary of the national oil and gas group PVN, has signed an agreement to transfer 5% of its drilling and executive rights, at Block 15-1/05 off the coast of Vietnam, to the Murphy

EVFTA to create huge motivation for Vietnam and EU: EuroCham Whitebook 2018
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EVFTA to create huge motivation for Vietnam and EU: EuroCham Whitebook 2018

NDO – The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which is expected to be signed in 2018, will boost bilateral trade and investment thanks to tariff cuts and strong commitments from both sides.

Vietnamese people expected to travel and spend more
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Vietnamese people expected to travel and spend more

Vietnamese travellers take the most shorts trips in the world, and the trend is expected to be on the rise with more local travel outside of Asia and spend more on their trips, according to Visa

Now's the best time to visit Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem Lake, and here's why
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Now's the best time to visit Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem Lake, and here's why

En Vnexpress - You don’t have to wait till autumn for a spot of 'leaf-peeping' in Vietnam's capital.

CPTPP opportunities in hands of enterprises and authorised agencies
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CPTPP opportunities in hands of enterprises and authorised agencies

NDO – Rather than losing precious time by overly discussing the opportunities and challenges that the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) provides, Vietnam

Cafe culture, colour and caves: an Instagram journey through Vietnam
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Cafe culture, colour and caves: an Instagram journey through Vietnam

Chris Schalkx captures Vietnam’s vivid palette in the streets of Hanoi and Hoi An, its caves and rivers, and a Ho Chi Minh City tower block devoted to cafes.

Bright prospects for Vietnam’s leather and footwear industry in 2018
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Bright prospects for Vietnam’s leather and footwear industry in 2018

NDO – Vietnam’s leather and footwear sector is to benefit from many favourable factors in 2018, opening up great opportunities for the attraction of orders and an expanded export market share.

Night and day, this market has been running non-stop for half a century
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Night and day, this market has been running non-stop for half a century

En Vnexpress - Customers can find all sorts of items at this 24/7 market in Ho Chi Minh City.

Vietnam’s steel and aluminum pose no threat to US manufacturers: MOIT
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Vietnam’s steel and aluminum pose no threat to US manufacturers: MOIT

NDO – The steel and aluminum imports from Vietnam only serve the purpose of civil construction, not being used for infrastructure construction or security-defence industry, and as such do not compete

Hoi An and Sa Pa among region’s top destinations in 2018
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Hoi An and Sa Pa among region’s top destinations in 2018

Sa Pa Town and the ancient town of Hoi An Quang Nam have recently made the list of the top 10 intriguing travel destinations in Southeast Asia this year, as voted by readers of the UK-based travel

Shrimp cakes: a harmony of taste and colour
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Shrimp cakes: a harmony of taste and colour

A set of West Lake shrimp cakes is colourful and eye-catching. Before they enjoy the taste, gourmets can be fascinated by the visual harmony of red shrimps, yellow fried cakes and green herbs such as

Brand building for Vietnamese textile and garment business
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Brand building for Vietnamese textile and garment business

NDO – Despite being seen as one of the leading textile and garment exporters in the world, Vietnamese garment and textile products have brought low retail values.

Export value of fruit and vegetables increases
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Export value of fruit and vegetables increases

NDO - The export value of fruit and vegetables reached US$620 million in the first two months of 2018, up 47.6% annually, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Prices of foodstuffs and petrol push up CPI in February
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Prices of foodstuffs and petrol push up CPI in February

Month-on-month growth in the consumer price index for February has climbed to a five-year high, driven primarily by increases in the prices of foodstuffs and petrol.

Tired of thick snow and frostbite? Vietnam has the answer to your winter blues
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Tired of thick snow and frostbite? Vietnam has the answer to your winter blues

En Vnexpress - 'Winter is here' rarely makes sense in Vietnam, where the sun isn't scared to shine.