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New direct flight links Vietnam's island gem with Bangkok
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New direct flight links Vietnam's island gem with Bangkok

En Vnexpress - Bangkok Airways is the only scheduled airline to fly directly to Phu Quoc Island from Thailand.

Air New Zealand continues to operate direct flight to HCM City
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Air New Zealand continues to operate direct flight to HCM City

Air New Zealand – the World Best Airline 2017 by AirlineRatings.com, has announced it will continue to operate its seasonal non-stop service to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, following strong customer

New direct air route links Hanoi, China’s Jiangxi Province
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New direct air route links Hanoi, China’s Jiangxi Province

En Vnexpress - Travel time from Hanoi to Jiangxi will be shortened from six hours to three hours.

Emirates launches direct flights from Dubai to Hanoi
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Emirates launches direct flights from Dubai to Hanoi

En Vnexpress - Tourism officials hope the new route will help Vietnam attract big spenders from the UAE.

Can direct democracy reenergize West's disillusioned voters?
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Can direct democracy reenergize West's disillusioned voters?

Yahoo News One recent evening, as rain poured down outside, Ana Paula Lima chose a seat at one of the six tables spread out around her local village hall, its walls decorated with blue and white

Expediting disbursement of foreign direct investment
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Expediting disbursement of foreign direct investment

Nhan dan - NDO - According to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA), disbursed foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first four months of 2017 was estimated at US$4.8 billion, up 3.2% year on year,

When will there be direct flights to the US?
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When will there be direct flights to the US?

Vietnamnet - In December 2003, the Vietnam-US Bilateral Air Transport Agreement was signed, allowing air carriers to open direct air routes between the two countries.

Vietnam Airlines completing petition for direct flight to US
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Vietnam Airlines completing petition for direct flight to US

Vietnamnet - Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) and national carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) are completing the necessary procedures to open direct air routes to the United States in 2018.

Vietnam plans direct air route to the US
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Vietnam plans direct air route to the US

Vietnamnet - The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam is completing procedures and improving the local aviation industry's capacity in order to open a direct air route to the US.

Q1 foreign direct investment surges to $7.71b
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Q1 foreign direct investment surges to $7.71b

Vietnamnet - Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Viet Nam surged to US$7.71 billion in the first quarter of 2017, exceeding the amount during the same period in 2016 by 91.5 per cent.

Afghan children direct traffic on mountain pass for $4 a day
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Afghan children direct traffic on mountain pass for $4 a day

Yahoo News KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — On a mountain pass outside Afghanistan's capital, trucks barreling down the highway slow down when 11-year-old Sedaqat waves his homemade sign to warn of a

Argentina says foreign direct investment to double in 2017
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Argentina says foreign direct investment to double in 2017

Yahoo News BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's treasury minister says that foreign direct investment is expected to double in 2017 compared to the year before.

Russia says no direct contacts yet between White House and Kremlin
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Russia says no direct contacts yet between White House and Kremlin

Yahoo News MOSCOW (Reuters) - Direct contacts between the White House and the Kremlin have not been established since U.S. President Donald Trump took office, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on

On Mosul frontlines, Islamic State's local fighters direct the battle
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On Mosul frontlines, Islamic State's local fighters direct the battle

Yahoo News By Stephen Kalin MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - As Iraqi government forces advanced towards his eastern Mosul neighborhood in November, a group of Islamic State militants stormed Abu Rami's home,

VN-US to open direct air routes in 2018
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VN-US to open direct air routes in 2018

Vietnamnet - National carrier Viet Nam Airlines is readying itself to open direct flights to the U.S. in 2018.

Vietnam-US direct air routes may begin in 2018
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Vietnam-US direct air routes may begin in 2018

Vietnamnet - In the first quarter of 2017, FAA will send staff to Vietnam to assess Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam’s (CAAV) safety supervision capability in preparation for Vietnamese air

Flowery Da Lat hooks up with China on direct flights
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Flowery Da Lat hooks up with China on direct flights

The Central Highlands is looking to cash in on Chinese tourists.

Vietnam Airlines marks 5th anniversary of 1st direct flight to UK
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Vietnam Airlines marks 5th anniversary of 1st direct flight to UK

NDO—The national flag carrier, Vietnam Airlines (VNA), held a ceremony in London on December 9 to mark five years since the direct route between Vietnam and the UK was launched.

Hong Kong Express adds new direct air service to Vietnam
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Hong Kong Express adds new direct air service to Vietnam

The low-cost carrier now flies to Cam Ranh and Da Nang airports.

Direct flight route connects Hong Kong, Cam Ranh
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Direct flight route connects Hong Kong, Cam Ranh

A HK Express flight, a budget airline from Hong Kong, landed in Cam Ranh International Airport on November 9 afternoon, bringing 180 tourists from the Chinese territory to Nha Trang city.

U.S. proposes awarding new direct China flight to American Airlines
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U.S. proposes awarding new direct China flight to American Airlines

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department on Monday said it was proposing to award American Airlines Group Inc a new daily scheduled nonstop flight between Los Angeles and Beijing.

Israel to miss French peace conference, wants direct talks
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Israel to miss French peace conference, wants direct talks

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will not attend a French conference aimed at resolving conflict with the Palestinians.

Foreign direct investment in HCM City collapses
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Foreign direct investment in HCM City collapses

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Ho Chi Minh City during the first seven months of 2016 has collapsed, decreasing by more than 65% when compared to last year’s same corresponding period, reports

Vietnam Airlines to launch direct Hanoi-Sydney route
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Vietnam Airlines to launch direct Hanoi-Sydney route

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines plans to open a direct route from Hanoi to Sydney, Australia in April next year.

Cambodia Angkor Air to open direct Siem Riep-Hanoi flight
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Cambodia Angkor Air to open direct Siem Riep-Hanoi flight

Cambodia Angkor Air has officially announced that it will launch an international flight between Siem Riep and Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi from October 30.