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HCM City seeks visa waiver extension to boost tourism
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HCM City seeks visa waiver extension to boost tourism

The HCM City People’s Committee wants the Government to extend the visa waiver period for tourists from key foreign markets to increase the country’s tourism competitiveness and attract more visitors.

Developing smart solutions to boost tourism
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Developing smart solutions to boost tourism

Vietnam’s tourism sector posted a record number of 12.9 million international arrivals in 2017, an increase of 29.1% from 2016. Visitors from China rose by 48.6%; the Republic of Korea, 56.4%;

VN aims to boost tourism
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VN aims to boost tourism

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam wants to make tourism a key economic sector by 2020 that creates a driving force for the development of other sectors.

Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam boost trade, investment
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Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam boost trade, investment

NDO/VNA – The 11th Investment-Trade and Tourism Promotion Forum of the Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam (CLV) Development Triangle took place in the southern province of Binh Phuoc on December 18.

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

Workshop seeks to boost Vietnamese coffee sector
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Workshop seeks to boost Vietnamese coffee sector

NDO - A workshop was held in the Central Highlands city of Da Lat on December 9 as part of the first Vietnam Coffee Day to discuss the current state of the Vietnamese coffee sector and the measures

Quang Ngai to boost tourism in remote areas
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Quang Ngai to boost tourism in remote areas

VietNamNet Bridge – Quang Ngai Province’s Culture, Sports and Tourism Department will introduce community-based tourism services at destinations around the province beginning next year.

Vietnam and the UK seeks to boost trade ties
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Vietnam and the UK seeks to boost trade ties

NDO/VNA – The UK always considers Vietnam as an important and potential trade partner and wants to expand multifaceted cooperation with the Southeast Asian nation, said British Secretary of State for

New Tourism Ambassador expected to boost tourism ties with South Korea
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New Tourism Ambassador expected to boost tourism ties with South Korea

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien met Ly Xuong Can, the new Tourism Ambassador of Vietnam, yesterday, voicing his hope that the ambassador will help develop Vietnam’s tourism

Visa procedures need to be simplified to boost tourism
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Visa procedures need to be simplified to boost tourism

Travel firms have proposed the Government to simplify the visa procedures for international tourists by issuing visa-on-arrival or e-visa to make the country more attractive to foreign guests.

Northwestern provinces boost links for sustainable tourism development
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Northwestern provinces boost links for sustainable tourism development

The northwestern mountainous region has huge potential and advantages for tourism development as it boasts beautiful landscapes and historical sites, rich natural resources, diverse ecology and

Fund to boost Vietnam tourism development
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Fund to boost Vietnam tourism development

The Vietnam Tourism Development Fund (VTDF) will have an initial charter capital of VND300 billion (US$13.22 million) from the State budget, according to a draft decision on the establishment and

Bac Kan urged to boost its growth
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Bac Kan urged to boost its growth

NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has the asked authorities of the mountainous northern province of Bac Kan to take synchronous measures to improve growth quality and promote economic development

Vietnam, China boost trade links
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Vietnam, China boost trade links

NDO – A conference to boost trade links between Vietnamese and Chinese enterprises was held jointly by the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (under Ministry of Industry and Trade) and Chinese Foreign

Commerce chamber hoped to boost Vietnam-Malaysia trade
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Commerce chamber hoped to boost Vietnam-Malaysia trade

NDO/VNA – Trade and investment ties between Vietnam and Malaysia are expected to enjoy a new driving force created by the recently established Malaysia-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce (MVCC).

Forum seeks to tackle bottlenecks to boost growth in Vietnam
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Forum seeks to tackle bottlenecks to boost growth in Vietnam

NDO/VNA – Experts and policy makers gathered at a forum held by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) in Hanoi on October 24, to discuss policy solutions for 2018-2020 in order to

Workshop seeks to boost CLMV cyber cooperation
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Workshop seeks to boost CLMV cyber cooperation

NDO/VNA – A two-day workshop opened in Hanoi on October 12 to discuss cyber policies and cooperation among Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV).

Technology seen as a solution to boost smart tourism in Vietnam
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Technology seen as a solution to boost smart tourism in Vietnam

IT and digitalisation have been seen as a solution to boost smart tourism in Vietnam, heard delegates at a conference held in Hanoi on October 6 under the theme ‘Smart tourism – Opportunities and

Vietnam-EAEU FTA gives a boost to economic, trade ties
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Vietnam-EAEU FTA gives a boost to economic, trade ties

NDO/VNA – The Vietnam-Eurasian Economic Union Free Trade Agreement (VN-EAEU FTA) has created a strong momentum for economic and trade ties among the signatories, said EAEU diplomats.

Vietnam unveils action plan to boost private sector
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Vietnam unveils action plan to boost private sector

NDO - The government has announced an action plan to realise the Party’s resolution on developing the private sector into a major driving force of the economy.

HCM City plans major tourism boost
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HCM City plans major tourism boost

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee on October 4 signed an agreement with the HCM City Tourism Association to boost the tourism sector.

Vietnamese, Thai enterprises connect to boost two-way trade
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Vietnamese, Thai enterprises connect to boost two-way trade

NDO – A business matching conference was held in Ho Chi Minh City on September 29, gathering Vietnamese and Thai businesses that wish to seek cooperation potentials and boost two-way trade.

Provinces of central Vietnam seeks way to boost economic growth
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Provinces of central Vietnam seeks way to boost economic growth

NDO - An economic forum was held on September 25 in Da Nang, bringing together the leaders from nine coastal provinces in central Vietnam to discuss the measures needed to bolster economic growth in

CAEXPO helps boost Vietnam-China trade ties
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CAEXPO helps boost Vietnam-China trade ties

NDO/VNA – The China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) and the China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (CABIS), which enters its 14th year this year, have helped to boost the trade cooperation between ASEAN and

ASEAN cyber security drill aims to boost cooperation
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ASEAN cyber security drill aims to boost cooperation

Ten ASEAN nations are testing their cyber security emergency response preparedness with a drill that began here on Monday.