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Budget revenue meets 80.2% of the year’s estimate during Jan-Oct
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Budget revenue meets 80.2% of the year’s estimate during Jan-Oct

NDO – Vietnam’s total budget revenue reached VND972.6 trillion (US$42.8 billion) in the first ten months of 2017, equivalent to 80.2% of the year’s estimate and up 13.8% compared to the same period

Press conference launches National Tourism Year 2018
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Press conference launches National Tourism Year 2018

The National Tourism 2018 – Ha Long-Quang Ninh was launched by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism at a press conference in Hanoi on

Prizes awarded to winners of propaganda poster contest on Vietnam APEC Year
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Prizes awarded to winners of propaganda poster contest on Vietnam APEC Year

NDO – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism presented prizes to the 20 winners of the propaganda poster contest on the Vietnam APEC Year 2017, at an awards ceremony held in Hanoi, on November 3.

Vietnam, RoK review one-year economic cooperation
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Vietnam, RoK review one-year economic cooperation

NDO/VNA - The 16th session of the Joint Economic Committee between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea convened in Seoul on October 24, reviewing the outcomes of their bilateral cooperation over the

Sponsors for Vietnam APEC Year 2017 announced
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Sponsors for Vietnam APEC Year 2017 announced

NDO – The sponsors for the Vietnam APEC Year 2017 were announced at a ceremony, held by the sponsorship mobilisation board, under the APEC 2017 National Committee, and the relevant units, in Hanoi on

Organising board for National Tourism Year established
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Organising board for National Tourism Year established

The People’s Committee of the northeastern province of Quang Ninh has established the organising board for the National Tourism Year 2018.

Tourism revenue forecast to amount to $22 billion this year
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Tourism revenue forecast to amount to $22 billion this year

The fast growing Vietnamese tourism sector is expected to obtain total revenue of VND500 trillion (US$22 billion) this year, VND100 trillion higher than last year and VND40 trillion above the

Export value forecast to hit US$203 billion this year
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Export value forecast to hit US$203 billion this year

NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s export value is likely to hit US$203 billion in 2017, a year-on-year rise of 14.5 percent, economists predict.

Ha Long Bay charges expected to reach record high this year
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Ha Long Bay charges expected to reach record high this year

The northern province of Quang Ninh expects to earn a record VND1 trillion (USD45.5 million) from entrance fees to Ha Long Bay this year.

Airlines offer low fares for New Year flights
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Airlines offer low fares for New Year flights

The low-cost carrier Air Asia and the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will offer a huge quantity of ultimate cheap flights to welcome the Lunar New Year festival (Tet).

Vietnam plans seven-day Lunar New Year break
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Vietnam plans seven-day Lunar New Year break

En Vnexpress - Tet is a time for family reunions in Vietnam with droves of migrant workers flocking home before Lunar New Year's Eve.

Programme of National Tourism Year 2018 in Quang Ninh announced
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Programme of National Tourism Year 2018 in Quang Ninh announced

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on September 22 announced the theme and activities of the National Tourism Year 2018, which will be hosted by the north-eastern province of Quang Ninh.

Hue restores 100-year-old house for tourism
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Hue restores 100-year-old house for tourism

The authorities in Hue City have started to restore an old wooden house for tourism.

A close look at 150-year-old French Consul General’s residence
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A close look at 150-year-old French Consul General’s residence

Many visitors on Saturday took a tour of the French consul general’s heritage residence in HCMC’s District 1 to gain an insight into the nearly-150-year-old building in the heart of the city.

Asian-Pacific ministers admit no RCEP agreement by year-end
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Asian-Pacific ministers admit no RCEP agreement by year-end

NDO/VNA - Economic ministers from 16 Asian-Pacific countries acknowledged on September 10 that an agreement on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will not be finalised by the end

Saigon lottery firm fails to match the numbers as profit plunges to 5-year low
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Saigon lottery firm fails to match the numbers as profit plunges to 5-year low

Punters aren't interested in winning thousands of dollars anymore. They're dreaming of millions.

Vietnam expects foreign investment to hit record $16 billion this year: report
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Vietnam expects foreign investment to hit record $16 billion this year: report

Cheap labor continues to be a magnet for foreign investors.

Europe's recovery strengthens, unemployment at 8-year low
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Europe's recovery strengthens, unemployment at 8-year low

The jobless rate of 9.1 percent was better than predicted by analysts.

Asia stocks hit 9-1/2-year high, markets await BOJ, ECB meetings
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Asia stocks hit 9-1/2-year high, markets await BOJ, ECB meetings

En nexpress - Shares scaled near-decade peak on Thursday, bolstered by a surge in global stocks to a record high on strong U.S. corporate earnings.

Hanoi's five-star hotels booked up until next year
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Hanoi's five-star hotels booked up until next year

En Vnexpress - The rising number of tourists with big budgets has left the city scouring fresh investment in new luxury hotels.

5 things to watch out for in Vietnam’s retail market this year
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5 things to watch out for in Vietnam’s retail market this year

En nexpress - The retail market keeps moving and shaking at dizzying speed.

Vietnam braces for first tropical storm of the year
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Vietnam braces for first tropical storm of the year

The storm is the first of up to 15 typhoons and tropical depressions forecast to hit Vietnamese waters this year.

99-million-year-old bird found preserved in amber stuns scientists
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99-million-year-old bird found preserved in amber stuns scientists

Yahoo News Archeologists have just discovered a nearly complete bird, encased in fossilized tree sap, that has remained intact for almost 100 million years. The bird, which was just a few days old at

Fish belly up in Hanoi lake, one year after similar mass death
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Fish belly up in Hanoi lake, one year after similar mass death

Local media estimated that tons of fish had died om the Hoang Cau Lake in the city downtown by Friday morning.

Whoa: Scientists found a 99-million-year-old baby bird encased in amber
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Whoa: Scientists found a 99-million-year-old baby bird encased in amber

Yahoo News Creatures from the Cretaceous period may have died off long ago, but scientists have made an incredible discovery that instantly transports us…