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APEC 2017 Finance and Central Bank Deputies’ Meeting kicks off
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APEC 2017 Finance and Central Bank Deputies’ Meeting kicks off

NDO/VNA - The latest updates on the implementation of the Cebu Action Plan (CAP) and activities of the APEC economic committee as well as financial cooperation progress will be the highlight of the

Top international DJ set for Vietnam return to kick off Asia tour
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Top international DJ set for Vietnam return to kick off Asia tour

En Vnexpress - Armin van Buuren will open his Asia tour with a night in Saigon.

Hop-on Hop-off bus service introduced in Hanoi
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Hop-on Hop-off bus service introduced in Hanoi

Visitors will have an opportunity to experience the Hop-on Hop-off bus free of charge after service registration at Hanoitourist.

Da Nang’s tourism development plan pays off
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Da Nang’s tourism development plan pays off

The sound tourism environment, high-quality services and excellent promotion campaigns have helped the central coastal city of Da Nang lure an increasing number of tourists.

Tra fish fair kicks off in Hanoi
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Tra fish fair kicks off in Hanoi

NDO/ VNA – A fair introducing products made from tra fish (pangasius), and seafood, kicked off at the Hanoi-based Agricultural Exhibition Centre on October 6.

Vietnam seeks to attract well-off Chinese travelers
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Vietnam seeks to attract well-off Chinese travelers

With 135 million people traveling abroad last year, Chinese are being welcomed by many destinations all over the world, including HCMC.

Vietnam international agriculture fair kicks off
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Vietnam international agriculture fair kicks off

NDO – The 17th Vietnam international agriculture fair, AgroViet 2017, officially kicked off on September 21 at the Phu Tho Gymnasium in Ho Chi Minh City, with the participation of over 200 domestic

Vietnamese Goods Hanoi Fair 2017 kicks off
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Vietnamese Goods Hanoi Fair 2017 kicks off

NDO – The Vietnamese Goods - Hanoi Fair 2017, organised by the Hanoi Department of Industry and Trade, will open on the evening of September 21 at the Agriculture Trade Promotion Centre, No.489 Hoang

Vietnam tourism week to kick off in Japan
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Vietnam tourism week to kick off in Japan

A series of tourism programs and activities will be organized in four major cities of Japan during Vietnam Tourism Week from September 14 to 23, which aims to promote tourism and attract Japanese

Mud and glory: Vietnam revs up for biggest off-road race
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Mud and glory: Vietnam revs up for biggest off-road race

En Vnexpress - 'There aren't many thrilling sports in Vietnam. We want to play thrilling sports but there are no opportunities for us.'

Medical workers run off feet with dengue patient overload
Health

Medical workers run off feet with dengue patient overload

Medical workers have been run off their feet in these days when the number of dengue patients nationwide escalated to 71,000 cases with 19 deaths.

What's your take on these videos of foreign women being kicked off coach in central Vietnam?
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What's your take on these videos of foreign women being kicked off coach in central Vietnam?

En Vnexpress - Some say the conductor was being a bully, but the coach firm says the women were drunk and abusive.

Cut off: The last telephone booths in Hanoi
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Cut off: The last telephone booths in Hanoi

En Vnexpress - Just five booths are left standing in the city, and all of them are disconnected.

Letting off steam: Vietnam's railway network blames budget airlines as bottom line goes south
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Letting off steam: Vietnam's railway network blames budget airlines as bottom line goes south

En nexpress - What did the country's main railway operator expect would happen when airfares became more affordable?

Cut off: Tech firm signals death of Vietnamese-built smartphone
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Cut off: Tech firm signals death of Vietnamese-built smartphone

En nexpress - Its producer says an ambitious plan to create a second Vietnamese smartphone may be out of reach.

Samsung to sell off refurbished Galaxy Note 7s: reports
Business

Samsung to sell off refurbished Galaxy Note 7s: reports

En nexpress - Sales are slated to start July 7.

Yahoo signs off, completes sale to Verizon
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Yahoo signs off, completes sale to Verizon

En nexpress - Yahoo's chief executive Marissa Mayer resigned as Verizon finalized the $4.48 billion deal

Candidates for Virginia lieutenant governor square off over gay judge
Politics

Candidates for Virginia lieutenant governor square off over gay judge

Yahoo News The already contentious Republican primary race for lieutenant governor in Virginia continued to escalate this week when State Senator Bryce Reeves attacked a rival in the race for

Video: Ted Cruz awkwardly cut off at faith conference
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Video: Ted Cruz awkwardly cut off at faith conference

Yahoo News Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, attends an Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative meeting in the East Room at the White House, Monday, June 5, 2017, in Washington. During his address to the Faith

India shows off space prowess with launch of mega-rocket
Science

India shows off space prowess with launch of mega-rocket

Yahoo News India Monday successfully launched its most powerful home-produced rocket, another milestone for its indigenous space programme which one day hopes to put a human into orbit. The 43-metre

Scientist: Baby lobster count drops off US coast, Canada
Science

Scientist: Baby lobster count drops off US coast, Canada

Yahoo News PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The number of young lobsters is declining in the Gulf of Maine despite years of record-breaking harvests, a University of Maine marine scientist has warned.

Giant iceberg poised to snap off from Antarctica: scientists
World

Giant iceberg poised to snap off from Antarctica: scientists

'It is widely accepted that warming ocean and atmospheric temperatures have been a factor in earlier disintegrations of ice shelves elsewhere on the Antarctic Peninsula.'

Business air travel taxiing to take off again
Travel

Business air travel taxiing to take off again

Bao Moi - The business aviation sector, in the doldrums for nearly a decade, could be readying to take off again, as plane makers seek to lure company executives with onboard connectivity and

PM kicks off private sector conference/discourse/talks
Business

PM kicks off private sector conference/discourse/talks

Vietnamnet - The national-level dialogue of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the business community, entitled “Walking in the step of businesses,” has kicked off. The PM promised to help

Start-up contest for young people kicks off nationwide
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Start-up contest for young people kicks off nationwide

Nhan dan - NDO/ VNA – The annual contest Startup Wheel 2017 was launched on May 16, in Ho Chi Minh City, to encourage a start-up spirit among students and youth aged between 18 and 35 years across