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What to do in central Vietnam away from the APEC grind
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What to do in central Vietnam away from the APEC grind

En Vnexpress - The APEC Summit is coming to Da Nang and the central city knows just what to offer its guests after conferences full of speeches and numbers.

170 foreign athletes set sail from Hong Kong with Nha Trang on the horizon
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170 foreign athletes set sail from Hong Kong with Nha Trang on the horizon

En Vnexpress - The teams will dock in the Vietnamese resort town over the weekend before heading back.

Sexual abuse stories from around the world pour out on social media
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Sexual abuse stories from around the world pour out on social media

En Vnexpress - People shared stories and offered support. And there were many sympathetic responses from men.

Vietnamese man banned from flying following mid-air dispute
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Vietnamese man banned from flying following mid-air dispute

En Vnexpress - The country's aviation boom has been plagued by a series of on-flight incidents.

Should small children be banned from watching all screens?
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Should small children be banned from watching all screens?

En Vnexpress - Regulators and program makers are at odds over whether small children should be banned from watching television or using tablets and smartphones.

HCM City travel firms hope to profit from waterway tours
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HCM City travel firms hope to profit from waterway tours

Saigontourist has launched seven new waterway routes on the Sai Gon River and the river sections of Binh Duong, Dong Nai and Long An.

Vietnamese exporters face compliance challenges from US market
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Vietnamese exporters face compliance challenges from US market

NDO - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent 32 warning letters to Vietnamese exporters in the first seven months of 2017. During the 2009-2017 period, the number of warnings totalled nearly

Conjoined twins discharged from Children Hospital No.2
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Conjoined twins discharged from Children Hospital No.2

The Children Hospital No.2 in Ho Chi Minh City announced the conjoined twins were discharged from the hospital after a successful operation to separate them.

US approves star apple fruit imports from Vietnam
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US approves star apple fruit imports from Vietnam

NDO/VNA – Vietnam will be the first country in the world that is allowed to export star apple fruit to the US.

Taste of the exotic: 'fatty rice' condoms from Malaysia
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Taste of the exotic: 'fatty rice' condoms from Malaysia

En Vnexpress - Condoms, with flavors...

Vietnam budget carrier to launch new route from Saigon to Phnom Penh
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Vietnam budget carrier to launch new route from Saigon to Phnom Penh

En Vnexpress - Vietjet's rapid expansion continues with domestic domination on the horizon.

South Korea seeks to lure more tourists from Vietnam
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South Korea seeks to lure more tourists from Vietnam

South Korea will support Vietnamese travel firms to arrange incentive tours to attract more visitors from Vietnam.

Vietnam to produce own avian influenza vaccine from 2018
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Vietnam to produce own avian influenza vaccine from 2018

Vietnam will produce its own vaccine against avian influenza A/H5N1 from 2018 to replace imported vaccines, according to the National Veterinary JSC, Navetco.

A night out from Hanoi to New York
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A night out from Hanoi to New York

En Vnexpress - No sleep in this modern life as we travel around the world.

Thailand suspends Thai Vietjet Air from international flights pending safety tests
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Thailand suspends Thai Vietjet Air from international flights pending safety tests

En Vnexpress - The subsidiary of VietJet Air is among 12 airlines that have yet to pass Thailand's new assessment process.

Free walking tours to be offered to international travelers from late September
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Free walking tours to be offered to international travelers from late September

From late September this year, international visitors to Vietnam will be able to enjoy free walking tours in Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho, Da Nang, Hanoi, Hoi An and Ha Long.

Rise in deaths from drinking methanol-tainted wine
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Rise in deaths from drinking methanol-tainted wine

As per Bach Mai hospital’s Poison Center, its doctors have saved many cases of poisoning from wine. They all drank wine that contained poisonous quantities of methyl alcohol.

Mooncakes from heaven: Hong Kong's sweet obsession
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Mooncakes from heaven: Hong Kong's sweet obsession

En Vnexpress - Picky customers will queue outside the most popular stores to ensure they bag their favorite mooncakes.

Mortality rate due to air pollution from power plants in VN surges
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Mortality rate due to air pollution from power plants in VN surges

It is estimated that death due to air pollution from coal-fired power plants in Vietnam will increase from 4,300 in 2011 to 15,700 in 2030,  said director of the Research and Training Center for

38 big hospitals use test results of other facilities from August 1
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38 big hospitals use test results of other facilities from August 1

It is estimated that 38 big hospitals will accept test results carried out by other facilities from August 1 aiming to cut medical charges for patients and it is hoped to save VND230 billion ($10.1

More people to benefit from palliative care
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More people to benefit from palliative care

Health experts and doctors met in Hanoi on August 3 to discuss the updated and amended guiding document on palliative care.

Vietnam can benefit more from global value chains: World Bank
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Vietnam can benefit more from global value chains: World Bank

NDO - Vietnam can move up global value chains with the help of higher value added activities and by boosting links between domestic firms and foreign markets and investors, according to two World

From river markets to tropical orchards: Take a taste of Vietnam's Tien Giang
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From river markets to tropical orchards: Take a taste of Vietnam's Tien Giang

En Vnexpress - The Mekong province is around an hour away from Saigon, and has everything to provide the perfect getaway.

Free trade deal boosts Vietnam's petrol imports from South Korea
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Free trade deal boosts Vietnam's petrol imports from South Korea

Vietnamese companies are turning away from Chinese petroleum suppliers in favor of South Korean.

Vietnam's former capital to ban vehicles from backpacker area on weekend nights
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Vietnam's former capital to ban vehicles from backpacker area on weekend nights

En Vnexpress - The central city of Hue is hoping the new pedestrian zone will tempt tourists to take a stroll.