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Community-based tourism village festival to be held in Hoa Binh
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Community-based tourism village festival to be held in Hoa Binh

A festival of community-based tourism villages of the North-western provinces is scheduled to be held in Mai Chau district, in the mountainous northern province of Hoa Binh, from September 29 to

Homestay: a community-based tourism business
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Homestay: a community-based tourism business

VietNamNet Bridge – The path leading to Phia Thap Village, home to 50 families from the Nung ethnic minority in Cao Bang Province, is surrounded by green rice paddy fields.

Leading US-based index to include Chinese stocks for 1st time
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Leading US-based index to include Chinese stocks for 1st time

En nexpress - MSCI's decision has been closely watched as a sign of China's growing importance on international financial markets.

Vietnam slams brakes on new app-based ride-hailing services
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Vietnam slams brakes on new app-based ride-hailing services

En nexpress - Drivers operating under the radar for companies such as Uber and Grab are flooding the country's mega-cities.

Vietnam welcomes China’s investment in high technology-based projects
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Vietnam welcomes China’s investment in high technology-based projects

Vietnamnet - Vietnam encourages Chinese businesses, including those from Fujian province, to invest in projects using high technology in the country, President Tran Dai Quang said at an

Small production contains commodity-based agriculture
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Small production contains commodity-based agriculture

Vietnamnet - Mrs Hue owns a seven hectare plantation of clean vegetables. Each day, her farm supplies from 800 kilos to 1.2 tonnes to the domestic market.

How would 'merit-based' systems change US immigration?
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How would 'merit-based' systems change US immigration?

Yahoo News President Trump called for the United States to shift toward a national immigration system more closely resembling a “merit-based” model employed by Canada, Australia, and others, in a

HCM City to develop cuisine-based tourism
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HCM City to develop cuisine-based tourism

EN VietNamNet - The tourism sector of Ho Chi Minh City will develop traditional culinary culture into a special tourism product with a view to luring more tourists in 2017.

Pepper-based ecotourism promoted in Phu Quoc
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Pepper-based ecotourism promoted in Phu Quoc

EN VietNamNet - The island district of Phu Quoc in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has actively promoted pepper-based ecotourism, with the aim of diversifying its tourism and promoting its

Vietnamese community based-tourism honoured at ASEAN tourism forum
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Vietnamese community based-tourism honoured at ASEAN tourism forum

EN VietNamNet - Eight community-based tourism models were honoured at the recent ASEAN tourism forum (ATF) in Singapore.

Giving peanut-based foods to babies early prevents allergies
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Giving peanut-based foods to babies early prevents allergies

Yahoo News WASHINGTON (AP) — Most babies should start eating peanut-containing foods well before their first birthday, say guidelines released Thursday that aim to protect high-risk tots and other

Toyota used soy-based wiring in its cars, now rodents are literally tearing them apart
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Toyota used soy-based wiring in its cars, now rodents are literally tearing them apart

Typically when you see a lawsuit over a faulty product in the automotive industry it's a simple manufacturing defect, lack of testing, or some other shortcoming that seems obvious in hindsight. A new

Memo: Trump backs pipeline based on policy, not investments
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Memo: Trump backs pipeline based on policy, not investments

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump supports completion of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline in the Midwest, based on policy and not the billionaire businessman's investments in a

Germany's Social Democrats press for new points-based immigration rules
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Germany's Social Democrats press for new points-based immigration rules

Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD), junior partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition, will announce a plan on Monday for a points-based system to regulate immigration, a top party

Head of Saudi-based Islamic group resigns after Egypt joke
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Head of Saudi-based Islamic group resigns after Egypt joke

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The secretary-general of the Saudi-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation has resigned after making a joke about the purportedly frugal ways of Egypt's president, the

US charges 61 defendants in call center scam based in India
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US charges 61 defendants in call center scam based in India

WASHINGTON (AP) — It can be a frightening call to get.

Spain busts sex trafficking ring based on victim hotline tip
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Spain busts sex trafficking ring based on victim hotline tip

MADRID (AP) — Police in Spain say they have arrested 21 people and freed four women while breaking up an alleged human trafficking ring.

Vietnam produces turmeric-based nano-drug to fight cancer
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Vietnam produces turmeric-based nano-drug to fight cancer

The substance can suppress cancerous cells and allow them to absorb treatment drugs.

Survivors, advocates launch U.S.-based anti-trafficking effort
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Survivors, advocates launch U.S.-based anti-trafficking effort

By Ellen Wulfhorst WASHINGTON, D.C. (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Necole Daniels spent years as a sex trafficking victim, pulled into the life by her mother and grandmother who each were prostitutes

England-based players could miss Wales's Wallaby clash
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England-based players could miss Wales's Wallaby clash

Wales could be without their England-based players for next month's opening end of year Test against Australia in Cardiff next month because of an eligibility row. English Premiership clubs have an

Saudi coalition attack on Yemen funeral based on bad information: investigator
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Saudi coalition attack on Yemen funeral based on bad information: investigator

RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi-led coalition attacked a funeral in Yemen after receiving incorrect information that armed Houthi leaders were in the area, an investigative body set up by the coalition

HCM City: community-based drug detoxification model effective
Health

HCM City: community-based drug detoxification model effective

HCM City (VNA) – The model of detoxification for drug addicts in family and community has proved to be effective after one year of implementation in Ho Chi Minh City, the municipal Department of

Singapore-based PropertyGuru invests in VN real estate portal
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Singapore-based PropertyGuru invests in VN real estate portal

Asia's leading online property group PropertyGuru has become a major stakeholder of Viet Nam's No 1 real estate portal batdongsan.com.vn.

Thua Thien-Hue expands community-based drug detox treatment
Health

Thua Thien-Hue expands community-based drug detox treatment

Thua Thien –Hue (VNA) – The central province of Thua Thien- Hue is working to diversify and improve the effectiveness of home- and community-based detoxification treatment for drug addicts.

WB, Singapore-based fund invest in Vietnam’s hydropower
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WB, Singapore-based fund invest in Vietnam’s hydropower

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Singapore-based Armstrong S.E. Clean Energy Fund have announced investments in the Gia Lai Electricity Joint Stock Company (GEC).