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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.

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.

HCMC to set up seven disease control centers
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HCMC to set up seven disease control centers

Ho Chi Minh City plans to convert seven medical clinics into disease control centers, said director of the municipal Department of Health Nguyen Tan Binh at a conference on August 16.

Third emergency operations center set up
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Third emergency operations center set up

The third emergency operations center (EOC) for the Southern region was set up in Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City this morning.

Airfares set to rise as Vietnam hikes airport service fees
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Airfares set to rise as Vietnam hikes airport service fees

Airlines are unlikely to bear the brunt of the additional cost they will have to pay for using the country's airports.

EDM duo The Chainsmokers set to hit Saigon stage
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EDM duo The Chainsmokers set to hit Saigon stage

En Vnexpress - They will add to the list of established EDM acts that have taken the stage in Vietnam over the past two years.

Why would you want to set foot on this polluted beach in Vietnam?
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Why would you want to set foot on this polluted beach in Vietnam?

En Vnexpress - What goes around comes around on Mui Ne Beach.

First South Korean convenience store chain set for launch in Vietnam
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First South Korean convenience store chain set for launch in Vietnam

GS Retail selected Vietnam ahead of China and other Southeast Asian countries for it first foreign venture.

Vietnam and Singapore firms set up logistics joint venture
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Vietnam and Singapore firms set up logistics joint venture

En nexpress - The new company is expected to improve logistics services at Vietnam’s northern port city of Hai Phong.

Ha Long Bay airport set to open next spring
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Ha Long Bay airport set to open next spring

En Vnexpress - The airport lies 31 miles from the famous bay and is designed to receive two million arrivals a year.

Online Tourism Day 2017 set for July 5
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Online Tourism Day 2017 set for July 5

Bao Moi - Online Tourism Day 2017 will be kicked off on July 5 in Ho Chi Minh City by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and the Vietnam E-commerce Association.

Google set to face record EU antitrust fine as soon as Tuesday - sources
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Google set to face record EU antitrust fine as soon as Tuesday - sources

En nexpress - Sources said EU will impose a massive penalty against Google.

Astronauts set to return after marathon ISS mission
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Astronauts set to return after marathon ISS mission

Yahoo News French astronaut Thomas Pesquet is due to return to Earth on Friday after a marathon 196-day trip that will fall just shy of a record space mission for a European. The world was a

Ho Chi Minh City set to welcome more medical tourists
Health

Ho Chi Minh City set to welcome more medical tourists

Baomoi - Travelers seeking both leisure and medical procedures during their trip to Vietnam will be the target of a plan by Ho Chi Minh City authorities to promote this type of tourism.

HCM City set to welcome more medical tourists
Health

HCM City set to welcome more medical tourists

Baomoi - Travelers seeking both leisure and medical procedures during their trip to Vietnam will be the target of a plan by Ho Chi Minh City authorities to promote this type of tourism.

South Korea's CJ attempts to set up ‘food empire’ in Vietnam
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South Korea's CJ attempts to set up ‘food empire’ in Vietnam

Vietnamnet - Well-known Vietnamese names in the food industry have fallen into the hands of the world’s largest conglomerates.

Japan and Australia must cooperate with US on North Korea, Building public trust in science, Arresting WikiLeaks founder would set 'dangerous precedent,' Better Holocaust education needed everywhere, Combating climate change through citizen action
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Japan and Australia must cooperate with US on North Korea, Building public trust in science, Arresting WikiLeaks founder would set 'dangerous precedent,' Better Holocaust education needed everywhere, Combating climate change through citizen action

Yahoo News "It is crucial that both Japan and Australia support the United States, which is urging China to wield Beijing’s influence over Pyongyang while intensifying its military pressure on North

Inspections set for massive aluminum stockpile in Vung Tau
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Inspections set for massive aluminum stockpile in Vung Tau

Vietnamnet - Vietnamese officials from three ministries will inspect a giant aluminum stockpile at a foreign company’s factory in Ba Ria Vung Tau to determine if it has been moved to Vietnam as part

Vinalines IPO set for late this year
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Vinalines IPO set for late this year

Vietnamnet - Vinalines will launch its initial public offering (IPO) this December, and become a shareholder-owned concern in January next year.

Non-life insurers set cautious business targets for 2017
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Non-life insurers set cautious business targets for 2017

Vietnamnet - Non-life insurers have set cautious business targets for this year due to the challenges in the market.

Over 13,000 new firms set up in April: GSO
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Over 13,000 new firms set up in April: GSO

Vietnamnet - As many as 13,102 new enterprises were established in April, the highest figure in the past 12 months, representing a month-on-month rise of 8.9 percent, according to the General

Vietcombank set to up capital to $1.74 billion
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Vietcombank set to up capital to $1.74 billion

Vietnamnet - Vietcombank (VCB) shareholders approved the bank’s plan to issue an additional 360 million shares, equivalent to 10 percent of its capital, to expand its charter capital to almost 39.6

Vietnam's public debt ceiling set at 65% of GDP for 2016-2018
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Vietnam's public debt ceiling set at 65% of GDP for 2016-2018

Vietnamnet - Vietnam is targeting keeping public debt, comprising central government debt, government-backed loans, and local government debt, below 65 percent of GDP between 2016 and 2018.

Vietnamese firms set for active mergers season
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Vietnamese firms set for active mergers season

Vietnamnet - In late February Indian State-owned mining giant, the National Mineral Development Corporation, was in talks with Masan Resources Corporation to buy a stake in the latter’s Nui Phao

Construction ministry to set condotel rules
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Construction ministry to set condotel rules

Vietnamnet - The construction ministry will study the legality of condotels and issue technical standards soon to ensure that the development of this new property product is on the right track.