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Poor infrastructure, services hamper growth of sea travel
Travel

Poor infrastructure, services hamper growth of sea travel

Vietnam has seen a significant increase in the number of foreign tourists travelling to the country by sea but poor infrastructure and a lack of high-quality services for cruise tourism may hinder

In flood-prone Jakarta, will 'Giant Sea Wall' plan sink or swim?
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In flood-prone Jakarta, will 'Giant Sea Wall' plan sink or swim?

En Vnexpress - Over-extraction of groundwater for drinking and commercial use is largely responsible for the land subsidence.

Vietnamese pop star rings out over SEA Games in Malaysia
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Vietnamese pop star rings out over SEA Games in Malaysia

En Vnexpress - M-TP's 2016 hit has been representing Vietnam at Southeast Asia's biggest sporting event.

Giant birds' nests offer the perfect place to roost by the sea in central Vietnam
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Giant birds' nests offer the perfect place to roost by the sea in central Vietnam

En Vnexpress - There's no chance of becoming an 'Angry Bird' in the ‘Little Maldives of Vietnam’.

Lập An Lagoon, where sea and mountain meet
Travel

Lập An Lagoon, where sea and mountain meet

Huế City has long allured travelers with its poetic Hương River, juicy street food, proud imperial city and untouched Lăng Cô beach. Yet without Lập An Lagoon, a trip there is incomplete.

Flying over the sea and mountains in Da Nang
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Flying over the sea and mountains in Da Nang

En Vnexpress - More than 100 paragliders from around the world joined a championship.

China says it is vigilant as two US bombers fly over South China Sea
World

China says it is vigilant as two US bombers fly over South China Sea

The exercise comes after a U.S. warship carried out a 'maneuvering drill' within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the troubled waters.

Faster-moving sea ice forces polar bears to use more energy
Science

Faster-moving sea ice forces polar bears to use more energy

Yahoo News ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Rapid global warming has sped up the movement of sea ice off Alaska's coasts, and already at-risk polar bears are paying a price, a new U.S. study says.

Debris from Myanmar military plane found at sea
World

Debris from Myanmar military plane found at sea

A former executive at the aviation ministry said many of the aircraft in Myanmar's fleet were old and decrepit.

US presses China on South China Sea, calms allies at Shangri-La
World

US presses China on South China Sea, calms allies at Shangri-La

'We oppose countries militarizing artificial islands and enforcing excessive maritime claims,' Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says.

Just a 100 miles from the White House, Tangier Island is disappearing into the sea
Politics

Just a 100 miles from the White House, Tangier Island is disappearing into the sea

Yahoo News On Virginia’s Tangier Island, about 100 miles and a ferry ride from Washington, the waters of the Chesapeake Bay are edging dangerously close to William Eskridge’s house. The island is

EU to raise South China Sea issues again after last year's tense discussion
Politics

EU to raise South China Sea issues again after last year's tense discussion

The European bloc is cautious about China's militarization of islands.

Vietnam breaks boundaries with Southeast Asia's longest cross-sea bridge
Politics

Vietnam breaks boundaries with Southeast Asia's longest cross-sea bridge

The $523 million bridge in the port city of Hai Phong, a new symbol of construction, is almost ready for its grand opening.

Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa Sea Festival 2017 slated for June
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Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa Sea Festival 2017 slated for June

EN VietNamNet - The central coastal province of Khanh Hoa will host a Sea Festival from June 10-13 with over 50 activities ranging from culture, art, sports to trade seminars, the provincial

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

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

Vietnam second most attractive SEA destination for foreign investors
Business

Vietnam second most attractive SEA destination for foreign investors

Vietnamnet - Vietnam is the second most attractive investment destination in Southeast Asia, following Myanmar, according to a Grant Thornton Vietnam survey.

Sea-island tourism - Future of VN tourism
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Sea-island tourism - Future of VN tourism

EN VietNamNet - The Government’s master plan for tourism development by 2020 aims to develop seven key tourism zones, of which five are sea-island related zones, reflecting the importance of sea

Vietnam strives to develop brand for sea-island tourism
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Vietnam strives to develop brand for sea-island tourism

EN VietNamNet - Vietnam is striving to develop sea and island tourism to drive the sea-based economy forward, thus turning itself into a rich and strong marine nation.

Sea-island tourism - Future of tourism sector
Travel

Sea-island tourism - Future of tourism sector

EN VietNamNet - Sea and island tourism has contributed greatly to Vietnam’s tourism sector, accounting for about 70 percent of the country’s total flow of visitors.

Subsidence ‘more urgent’ than rising sea level in southern Vietnam
Health

Subsidence ‘more urgent’ than rising sea level in southern Vietnam

Bao moi - Ho Chi Minh City and provinces of the Mekong Delta region in southern Vietnam are sinking at an alarming rate, posing grave danger to the local economy and livelihoods, experts have warned.

Sea sports complex unveiled in Nha Trang Bay
Travel

Sea sports complex unveiled in Nha Trang Bay

EN VietNamNet - Tourists who love extreme sea sports now have a new destination to enjoy their hobby after an entertainment and sea sports complex opened on Hon Tam Island in Nha Trang Bay, the

Ly Son – the pearl in blue sea
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Ly Son – the pearl in blue sea

EN VietNamNet - Ly Son or Cu Lao Re in Quang Ngai province, central Vietnam, is a beautiful island in the sea and becoming an attractive destination for both domestic and foreign visitors.

Vietnam’s shooters face ammunition shortage ahead of SEA Games 29
Sports

Vietnam’s shooters face ammunition shortage ahead of SEA Games 29

With less than five months from the biggest sporting event in Southeast Asia, members of Vietnam’s shooting team still find themselves short of bullets to practice for the competition.

AJINOMOTO sponsors SEA GAMES and ASEAN PARA GAMES 2017
Health

AJINOMOTO sponsors SEA GAMES and ASEAN PARA GAMES 2017

Baomoi - On February 14, Ajinomoto Co., Inc. signed an agreement to serve as the Platinum Sponsor (the highest rank) for the 29th SEA Games and the 9th ASEAN Para Games held in Kuala Lumpur,

Automakers sense a sea change, move to green cars
Business

Automakers sense a sea change, move to green cars

Vietnamnet - With demand for environmentally friendly cars increasing in Vietnam, local automakers and traders are going green to win market share.