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Saigon welcomes its six millionth foreign visitor this year
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Saigon welcomes its six millionth foreign visitor this year

En Vnexpress - Vietnam's biggest city is on the right track to meet its annual target of receiving 6.3 milion international tourists.

Vietnamese mango clears its way to US market
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Vietnamese mango clears its way to US market

NDO – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has officially given permission for the importation of fresh mango from Vietnam to the US market, according to the Vietnamese Embassy in

Saigon stretches its legs with new walking streets plan in backpacker district
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Saigon stretches its legs with new walking streets plan in backpacker district

En Vnexpress - The public will have their say on the expansion of the city's already popular pedestrian area.

Hanoi gets its first McDonald's as influx of western fast food chains continues
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Hanoi gets its first McDonald's as influx of western fast food chains continues

En Vnexpress - The fast food industry in Vietnam has seen double-digit growth annually for the past five years.

Pickled in 'cognac', Chopin's heart gives up its secrets
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Pickled in 'cognac', Chopin's heart gives up its secrets

En Vnexpress - The heart of Frederic Chopin, among the world's most cherished musical virtuosos, may finally have given up the cause of his untimely death.

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

Sweden sees Vietnam as potential market for its eco-friendly wood materials
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Sweden sees Vietnam as potential market for its eco-friendly wood materials

NDO/VNA - Sweden’s wood materials industry sees Vietnam’s wood processing industry as a potential market for its eco-friendly, competitive and sustainable materials, speakers at a seminar said.

Vietnam seeks to diversify its seafood markets as exports to US decline
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Vietnam seeks to diversify its seafood markets as exports to US decline

NDO - The United States remains one of the largest importers of Vietnamese shrimp and catfish but revenues from this market have been falling in recent months, forcing Vietnamese exporters to seek

Vietnam losing its charm among expats: HSBC survey
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Vietnam losing its charm among expats: HSBC survey

En Vnexpress - Only 28 percent of expats in Vietnam agree they enjoy a better overall quality of life than in their home countries.

Vietnam's Nghi Son refinery to import its first Kuwaiti crude cargo
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Vietnam's Nghi Son refinery to import its first Kuwaiti crude cargo

En nexpress - The country's sole refinery has delayed its commercial startup until the end of this year.

Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral closes its door to tourists for renovation
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Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral closes its door to tourists for renovation

En Vnexpress - But you are still welcome to attend a service and say a prayer for the workers who are trying to fix the massive roof.

Vietnamese food at its best half way around the world
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Vietnamese food at its best half way around the world

En Vnexpress - This American couple has developed a serious appetite for real Vietnamese cuisine.

Watch NASA announce its new astronaut class live right here
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Watch NASA announce its new astronaut class live right here

Yahoo News Today, NASA will reveal its newest astronauts by formally introducing the 2017 astronaut class, and you can watch it happen live. The event, which will be streamed online via NASA's live

SpaceX to launch US Air Force's spy plane Boeing X37-B on its Falcon 9 rocket
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SpaceX to launch US Air Force's spy plane Boeing X37-B on its Falcon 9 rocket

Yahoo News SpaceX will help the US Air Force launch its secret space plane for its next mission as part of the force's cost cutting program. The air force has two Boeing X-37B space planes, one of

How Vietnam got Trump's White House to open its door
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How Vietnam got Trump's White House to open its door

Experts say the Southeast Asian country has been successful in 'pro-active diplomacy' by seeking multiple routes to Trump.

Paris pullout: Defiant US Climate Alliance emerges in its wake
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Paris pullout: Defiant US Climate Alliance emerges in its wake

Yahoo News President Trump’s historic decision to withdraw from the Paris global climate accord has produced an extraordinary reaction from a group of US states, cities, and corporations opposed to

How an Icon of Evolution Lost Its Flight
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How an Icon of Evolution Lost Its Flight

Yahoo News In 1835, the Galapagos Islands shaped the thoughts of a young British naturalist named Charles Darwin, and helped inspire his world-shaking theory of evolution. For that reason, the

Europe and its attractive power win a key battle
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Europe and its attractive power win a key battle

Yahoo News Just three years ago, pro-democracy protesters in Ukraine were in the streets demanding their country start down the path to joining the European Union. After Russia objected and took

You've Never Seen a Photo of Jupiter - and Its Cyclones - Like This One!
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You've Never Seen a Photo of Jupiter - and Its Cyclones - Like This One!

Yahoo News Even if you're not a fan of science, you've gotta admit this epic photo of Jupiter's south pole is insanely cool. The close-up photo was taken during NASA's six year

Hoi An ancient town and its tranquil and peaceful beauty
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Hoi An ancient town and its tranquil and peaceful beauty

EN VietNamNet - The ancient town of Hoi An has attracted tourists to its unique cultural characteristics and peaceful and tranquil atmosphere.

Detroit charts a public-private path to its future, with streetcars
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Detroit charts a public-private path to its future, with streetcars

Yahoo News When a fleet of bright red-roofed and turquoise-roofed streetcars begins service tonight along three miles of this battered city’s central spine, a lot will be riding on the outcome. The

WEF-ASEAN – a chance for Vietnam to assert its role in SEA region
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WEF-ASEAN – a chance for Vietnam to assert its role in SEA region

Vietnamnet - The upcoming World Economic Forum on ASEAN is expected to be a chance for Vietnam to affirm its role in and responsibility towards the ASEAN and the region and to promote the country’s

ANZ Vietnam sells its retail arm to Shinhan Vietnam
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ANZ Vietnam sells its retail arm to Shinhan Vietnam

Vietnamnet - ANZ Vietnam will be offloading its retail banking arm to Shinhan Vietnam by the end of 2017, to focus primarily on its institutional banking in the country, ANZ Vietnam said in its

After 'Facebook killing,' social media confronts its dark side
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After 'Facebook killing,' social media confronts its dark side

Yahoo News Can civility survive on an unfiltered internet? In the span of less than about a minute, a gunman whom police identified as Steve Stephens held up his smartphone camera to Mr. Godwin, and

Cu Chi farms its way to post-war charms
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Cu Chi farms its way to post-war charms

EN VietNamNet - VietNamNet Bridge – Already famous for its incredible network of underground tunnels, Cu Chi is using its rustic ambience to attract more visitors keen to get away from urban bustle,