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Not allowed to go to South Korea, will more Chinese visit Vietnam?
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Not allowed to go to South Korea, will more Chinese visit Vietnam?

Vietnamnet - Travel firms are wondering if there will be a new wave of Chinese travelers flocking to Vietnam if they cannot go to South Korea. Some media agencies reported that China has prohibited

A visit to Cuu Village
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A visit to Cuu Village

EN VietNamNet - Cuu Village is an ancient village of Hanoi. Entering the village entrance, you see an ancient and nostalgic world, attracting visitors to a quiet and peaceful land.

Japanese rickshaw trippers stop for Da Nang visit
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Japanese rickshaw trippers stop for Da Nang visit

EN VietNamNet - VietNamNet Bridge – Three young Japanese travelers – Suzuki Yuuji, Hirano Ken and Takahashi Keisuke – paid a stop at the central city during their world Jinrikisha (hand-pulled

Coffee shops in Hanoi that every book lover should visit
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Coffee shops in Hanoi that every book lover should visit

EN VietNamNet - Nothing goes together like coffee and books. Reading in coffee shops is a favourite pastime of book lovers around the globe. Here are eight literary coffee shops in Hanoi that will

Must-visit churches across Vietnam
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Must-visit churches across Vietnam

EN VietNamNet - With unique architecture, Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica and St. Joseph's Cathedral in Hanoi are attractive tourist destinations across the country.

After millions sign petitions, British lawmakers debate Trump's state visit
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After millions sign petitions, British lawmakers debate Trump's state visit

Yahoo News Parliament debated Monday whether or not to rescind a state visit invitation extended to President Trump a week into his presidency, after two competing petitions elevated the issue to the

Eight must-visit places in Binh Duong
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Eight must-visit places in Binh Duong

EN VietNamNet - Phu An bamboo village, Hoi Khanh pagoda, and Tay Tang pagoda, just to name a few, are attractive tourist destinations in Binh Duong province.

2 Trump Cabinet secretaries to visit Mexico next week
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2 Trump Cabinet secretaries to visit Mexico next week

Yahoo News WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexico says U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly are headed to Mexico next week.

Russia says U.N. Syria envoy to visit Moscow on Thursday: agency
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Russia says U.N. Syria envoy to visit Moscow on Thursday: agency

Yahoo News MOSCOW (Reuters) - The United Nations special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, will visit Moscow for talks on Feb. 16, RIA news agency quoted Russia's foreign ministry as saying on

A visit to the land of golden pagodas
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A visit to the land of golden pagodas

EN VietNamNet - It is not necessary to take a flight to Thailand to admire the land of golden pagodas, as Vietnam has a similar region known for its ancient golden pagodas - Tra Vinh, a province in

Turkish officials: CIA director Mike Pompeo to visit Turkey on Thursday to discuss security issues
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Turkish officials: CIA director Mike Pompeo to visit Turkey on Thursday to discuss security issues

Yahoo News ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials: CIA director Mike Pompeo to visit Turkey on Thursday to discuss security issues.

Israeli PM calls for unity against Iran before UK visit
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Israeli PM calls for unity against Iran before UK visit

Yahoo News JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is calling for international unity against Iran after Tehran's recent ballistic missile test.

Trump to visit Italy in May
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Trump to visit Italy in May

Yahoo News Donald Trump will attend a G7 summit in Italy this May, the White House said, in what could be his first visit to the continent as US president. After a call with Italian Prime Minister

UK under pressure to cancel Trump state visit
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UK under pressure to cancel Trump state visit

Yahoo News More than one million people had signed a petition on Monday demanding Britain cancel plans for a state visit by US President Donald Trump following his ban on travellers from mainly

Family visit to Iran leaves South Carolina tech worker stuck
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Family visit to Iran leaves South Carolina tech worker stuck

Yahoo News RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Unable to enjoy what was supposed to be a three-week vacation with her family in Iran, Nazanin Zinouri now worries about when and if she will be able to go home to

Jordan king to visit US, 3 days after Trump's refugee ban
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Jordan king to visit US, 3 days after Trump's refugee ban

Yahoo News AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's King Abdullah II is to begin a working visit to Washington on Monday, three days after President Donald Trump temporarily banned entry to the U.S. from seven

UK's May
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UK's May "absolutely" condemns torture ahead of Trump visit

Yahoo News PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Britain "absolutely" condemns the use of torture, Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday — and she says she's not afraid to tell that to U.S. President Donald Trump

Kuwait minister calls for dialogue between Iran, Gulf states in rare visit to Tehran
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Kuwait minister calls for dialogue between Iran, Gulf states in rare visit to Tehran

Yahoo News Kuwait’s foreign minister made a rare visit to Tehran on Wednesday and called for frank dialogue between Iran and its regional neighbors, the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported.

Chinese Pres. Xi promotes 2022 Winter Olympics with visit
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Chinese Pres. Xi promotes 2022 Winter Olympics with visit

Yahoo News BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed the need for sustainability and post-event planning while on a visit to ski venues for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, underscoring

French president warns against protectionism on Latin American visit
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French president warns against protectionism on Latin American visit

Yahoo News French President Francois Hollande warned Saturday that protectionism is "the worst response," in a seeming allusion to the "America First" policies of new US President Donald Trump.

Myanmar Muslims hope UN envoy's visit will bring change
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Myanmar Muslims hope UN envoy's visit will bring change

Yahoo News KYEE KAN PYIN, Myanmar (AP) — Muslim villagers in western Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state said Sunday that they hope positive change will result from a U.N. envoy's visit to the region,

2,200 cruise ship tourists visit city
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2,200 cruise ship tourists visit city

Bao Moi - Saigontourist, the country’s leading travel company received the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Millennium bringing more than 2,200 passengers and crew on January 9.

Taiwan courts Central America after US visit angers China
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Taiwan courts Central America after US visit angers China

Beijing considers Taiwan a renegade province ineligible for state-to-state relations.

Hanoi House - A must-visit coffee shop in Hanoi
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Hanoi House - A must-visit coffee shop in Hanoi

EN VietNamNet - A small coffee store nestled in the alley on Ly Quoc Su, Hanoi House has become a popular destination for visitors near and far.

UK's May to visit Trump in weeks following inauguration
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UK's May to visit Trump in weeks following inauguration

Yahoo News LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May's office says the British leader will meet Donald Trump in Washington in the weeks following his Jan. 20 inauguration as U.S. president.