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Plan for Cat Bi Airport’s second terminal approved
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Plan for Cat Bi Airport’s second terminal approved

Nhan dan - NDO - The Civil Aviation of Vietnam (CAV) has approved a proposal by the Hai Phong People’s Committee to build the second terminal of Cat Bi Airport since the first terminal is projected

Construction project of Ban Gioc waterfall tourism site approved
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Construction project of Ban Gioc waterfall tourism site approved

EN VietNamNet - The Prime Minister has approved the general construction project of Ban Gioc waterfall tourism site and detailed plan for the site's central area.

Uber’s pilot e-hailing project in Vietnam approved
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Uber’s pilot e-hailing project in Vietnam approved

Vietnamnet - The Ministry of Transport has approved Uber Viet Nam’s pilot project of applying technology in managing and connecting under-contract passenger transportation.

After marathon debate, draft of Obamacare repeal approved by House committee
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After marathon debate, draft of Obamacare repeal approved by House committee

Yahoo News The repeal of Obamacare just cleared its first hurdle. The Ways and Means approval inched the bill closer toward consideration on the House floor, by which time Republicans also expect

Vietnam-US double taxation avoidance agreement approved
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Vietnam-US double taxation avoidance agreement approved

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA - The Government recently issued a resolution to ratify an agreement and a protocol on avoiding double taxation and preventing income tax evasion between Vietnam and the United

Project on regionally-connected infrastructure approved
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Project on regionally-connected infrastructure approved

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a project on developing domestic infrastructure in connection with the regional systems.

PM approved Hoa Phat's $3 billion steel project in Dung Quat EZ
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PM approved Hoa Phat's $3 billion steel project in Dung Quat EZ

Vietnamnet - Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has given the go-ahead to Hoa Phat's high-profile steel plant in the Dung Quat Economic Zone, newswire thanhnien.vn reported.

Vietnam airlines found selling tickets for not-yet-approved extra flights
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Vietnam airlines found selling tickets for not-yet-approved extra flights

Vietnam’s airlines have been selling tickets for the upcoming Lunar New Year, the busiest travel time of the year, for a couple of months when it turned out their extra-flight plans may not be

European Mars mission funding approved even after test lander's crash
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European Mars mission funding approved even after test lander's crash

European space agency (ESA) member states have approved another 450 million euros ($479 million) in funding for the ExoMars mission to the Red Planet, even after a test lander that was part of the

Mekong Delta tourism plan by 2020 approved
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Mekong Delta tourism plan by 2020 approved

The Prime Minister has approved the master plan for developing tourism in the Mekong Delta by 2020 and vision to 2030.

Master plan for Mekong Delta’s tourism development approved
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Master plan for Mekong Delta’s tourism development approved

The Prime Minister has approved overall planning a master plan for tourism development in the Mekong Delta region until 2020 with a vision to 2030.

Master plan for National and ASEAN One-Door Mechanisms approved
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Master plan for National and ASEAN One-Door Mechanisms approved

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the master plan for implementing the National One-Door Mechanism and the ASEAN One-Door Mechanism in the 2016-2020 period.

Plan approved for 2016-2020 implementation of ASEAN and national OSS mechanisms
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Plan approved for 2016-2020 implementation of ASEAN and national OSS mechanisms

NDO – The Prime Minister has approved a master plan for the implementation of the ASEAN and national One-Stop-Shop (OSS) Customs Mechanisms in the 2016-2020 period.

VND2 quadrillion budget approved for medium-term investment
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VND2 quadrillion budget approved for medium-term investment

NDO - The National Assembly has approved a resolution allocating VND2 quadrillion (US$90 billion) for investment purposes over the next five years, of which 56% will be sourced from the central

Tourism Development Assistance Fund approved
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Tourism Development Assistance Fund approved

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc approved the creation of the Tourism Development Assistance Fund at the National Meeting for Tourism Development.

Airfares could climb if fee hike approved in Vietnam
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Airfares could climb if fee hike approved in Vietnam


Possible increases to airport charges and fees, coupled with a recent request from state-owned carrier Vietnam Airlines asking for airfare caps to be removed, could cost Vietnamese citizens more

Hoa Lac Hi-tech Park plans approved
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Hoa Lac Hi-tech Park plans approved

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved updated plans for Hoa Lac High-tech Park, to be completed by 2030 in Ha Noi's outlying districts of Thach That and Quoc Oai.

Nuplazid approved for Parkinson's hallucinations
Health

Nuplazid approved for Parkinson's hallucinations

Nuplazid (pimavanserin) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson's disease.

Microsoft built a special government-approved version of Windows 10 for China
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Microsoft built a special government-approved version of Windows 10 for China

Microsoft has revealed its Chinese government-approved version of Windows 10.