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US travel site urges tourists to explore Vietnam 'before it's too popular'
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US travel site urges tourists to explore Vietnam 'before it's too popular'

En Vnexpress - Pollution and construction are threatening to ruin tourist staples.

Catch it while you can: US travel site urges tourists to explore Vietnam 'before it's too popular'
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Catch it while you can: US travel site urges tourists to explore Vietnam 'before it's too popular'

En Vnexpress - Pollution and construction are threatening to ruin top sites such as Ha Long Bay and Sa Pa, and it's not gone unnoticed.

Vikings Wintered and Planned Raids at 9th-Century English Site
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Vikings Wintered and Planned Raids at 9th-Century English Site

Yahoo News A spot in England where thousands of Viking warriors and their families spent their winter months was bigger than most contemporary English towns. The camp, positioned near Torksey along

Visit Muong Phang relic site in Dien Bien
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Visit Muong Phang relic site in Dien Bien

EN VietNamNet - Muong Phang historical relic site, in Muong Phang commune, Dien Bien district, used to be the command post of the Dien Bien Phu Campaign, where General Vo Nguyen Giap commanded the

Construction project of Ban Gioc waterfall tourism site approved
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Construction project of Ban Gioc waterfall tourism site approved

EN VietNamNet - The Prime Minister has approved the general construction project of Ban Gioc waterfall tourism site and detailed plan for the site's central area.

Danang wants master plan for Son Tra tourism site reviewed
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Danang wants master plan for Son Tra tourism site reviewed

EN VietNamNet - The Danang Tourism Association has written to the Prime Minister and relevant government agencies proposing reviewing the master plan for developing Son Tra Peninsula in Danang City

Huong pagoda - attractive spiritual and landscape tourism site
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Huong pagoda - attractive spiritual and landscape tourism site

EN VietNamNet - Crowds of domestic and international tourists flock to the Huong Pagoda Festival in spring to pray for a happy new year and to contemplate the picturesque landscapes at the site.

Tuyen Lam Lake becomes national tourist site
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Tuyen Lam Lake becomes national tourist site

EN VietNamNet - Tuyen Lam Lake tourist site in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong’s Da Lat city has won approval from the Prime Minister to become a national tourism site.

Dutch say Ukraine will renew search at MH17 crash site
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Dutch say Ukraine will renew search at MH17 crash site

Yahoo News Ukraine is expected to renew this spring its search for human remains at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, Dutch Security and Justice Minister Stef Blok said Thursday. The

Son Tra mountain named national tourism site
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Son Tra mountain named national tourism site

EN VietNamNet - The Son Tra Mountain will become a national tourism site that will host a luxury eco-tour resort complex by 2030, announced a press conference on February 15.

Pope sending bishop to Medjugorje, Bosnian pilgrimage site
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Pope sending bishop to Medjugorje, Bosnian pilgrimage site

Yahoo News VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is sending a bishop to a Medugorje, Bosnia, shrine to gain "deeper knowledge" of the pastoral needs of millions of Catholics drawn there by reports of

Eco-tour village introduces new free rest site
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Eco-tour village introduces new free rest site

EN VietNamNet - Triem Tay village, a favourite eco-tour site at the end of the Thu Bon river opposite Hoi An city, has introduced a new rest stop for tourists.

U.S. backs off bid to reopen CIA 'black site' prisons: officials
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U.S. backs off bid to reopen CIA 'black site' prisons: officials

Yahoo News The Trump administration has for now backed off a draft executive order that would have called for a review of whether the United States should reopen overseas "black site" prisons, where

Russia orders blocking of Dailymotion video site
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Russia orders blocking of Dailymotion video site

Yahoo News Russian authorities have ordered the blocking of video website Dailymotion after a reality TV station complained of copyright infringement, the channel's owner said Wednesday. A Moscow

British worker dies on Qatar 2022 World Cup site
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British worker dies on Qatar 2022 World Cup site

Yahoo News A 40-year-old British man has died while working on a Qatar 2022 World Cup stadium site, tournament organisers in the Gulf emirate have announced. The Briton was working on the Khalifa

Troops surround site as Ivory Coast negotiates mutiny deal
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Troops surround site as Ivory Coast negotiates mutiny deal

Yahoo News BOUAKE, Ivory Coast (AP) — Soldiers in Ivory Coast fired weapons into the air Friday and surrounded the residence where officials were negotiating details of a deal to end the latest

Unprecedented work at Auschwitz to preserve Holocaust site
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Unprecedented work at Auschwitz to preserve Holocaust site

Yahoo News Brick by brick, plank by plank, workers at the former Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau carefully clean its barracks to preserve the Holocaust symbol for future generations. "This

Online publishing site Medium to cut 50 jobs, change business model
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Online publishing site Medium to cut 50 jobs, change business model

Yahoo News - (Reuters) - U.S.-based online publishing platform Medium said it would slash its workforce by a third, or eliminate 50 jobs, close two offices as the company changes its ad-driven

WNBA players were near site of Istanbul attack, coach says
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WNBA players were near site of Istanbul attack, coach says

Yahoo News A handful of WNBA players, including Essence Carson, Chelsea Gray and Jantel Lavender of the Los Angeles Sparks, were next door to a deadly shooting in a nightclub in Istanbul on Saturday

Baidu says reports of IPO for video-streaming site iQiyi.com are inaccurate
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Baidu says reports of IPO for video-streaming site iQiyi.com are inaccurate

Chinese internet giant Baidu Inc said on Friday that reports it is currently pushing for an initial public offering for its video-streaming site iQiyi.com are inaccurate. The Wall Street Journal

New Mexico officials approve re-opening of nuclear waste site
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New Mexico officials approve re-opening of nuclear waste site

New Mexico has given its approval to resume operations at the nation's only permanent nuclear waste disposal site after state inspectors found the facility safe to reopen for the first time since a

Baidu plans $1 billion IPO for video-streaming site iQiyi.com: WSJ
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Baidu plans $1 billion IPO for video-streaming site iQiyi.com: WSJ

(Reuters) - Baidu Inc, China's largest internet search company, plans an initial public offering of shares in its video-streaming site, iQiyi.com, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people

Tuyen Lam expected to be Vietnam’s first national tourist site
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Tuyen Lam expected to be Vietnam’s first national tourist site

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will seek the government’s approval for the recognition of Tuyen Lam Lake tourist site in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong to become the

Hotel search site Trivago rises in stock market debut
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Hotel search site Trivago rises in stock market debut

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Trivago, the hotel search company that created a buzz with a rumpled TV spokesman, rose in their Wall Street debut.

Golden Tourism Week to be launched in Hue relic site
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Golden Tourism Week to be launched in Hue relic site

A “Golden Tourism Week”, the third of its kind this year, will take place in the Hue relic site, a UNESCO-recognised World Heritage, in the central Thua Thien-Hue province from December 25-31.