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More street food zones in the making for downtown Saigon
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More street food zones in the making for downtown Saigon

En Vnexpress - Business has been booming at the first two zones, which were set up following the city's sidewalk purge.

Tourism week honours natural heritage
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Tourism week honours natural heritage

The beauty of Vietnam's natural heritage is the focus of activities at the Green Heritage Culture and Tourism Week, which opened in Hanoi on November 20.

Russian paper hails Son Doong Cave as lost world underground
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Russian paper hails Son Doong Cave as lost world underground

Russia Today has hailed the imposing beauty of Son Doong cave in Vietnam’s central Quang Binh.

Fund to boost Vietnam tourism development
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Fund to boost Vietnam tourism development

The Vietnam Tourism Development Fund (VTDF) will have an initial charter capital of VND300 billion (US$13.22 million) from the State budget, according to a draft decision on the establishment and

The fate of Vietnamese tribal kids when education offers no way out
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The fate of Vietnamese tribal kids when education offers no way out

En Vnexpress - With zero prospects at home, many children in impoverished Ha Giang drop out of school to join the illegal workforce in China.

Capital city nightlife set to get an extension
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Capital city nightlife set to get an extension

VietNamNet Bridge – Municipal authorities have got a clear message from the public, including foreign visitors – they like the extended nightlife option.

Charles Manson: 'Guru,' con man, face of evil
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Charles Manson: 'Guru,' con man, face of evil

En Vnexpress - The leader of 60's murderous cult dead at 83.

Seaplane revs up to give visitors a bird's-eye view of Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay and beyond
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Seaplane revs up to give visitors a bird's-eye view of Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay and beyond

En Vnexpress - Visitors will have yet another option to tour the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Tourism week to honour natural heritage
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Tourism week to honour natural heritage

VietNamNet Bridge – The beauty of Viet Nam’s natural heritage will be the focus of activities at the Green Heritage Culture and Tourism Week, which will take place in Ha Noi from November 20-23.

Russian markets in Ho Chi Minh City
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Russian markets in Ho Chi Minh City

Russian markets have boomed in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City in recent years. These markets sell wooden roly poly dolls, Russian souvenirs, and warm Russian clothes.

In Saigon’s backyard, migrants eke out a living on the edge of civilization
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In Saigon’s backyard, migrants eke out a living on the edge of civilization

En Vnexpress - 'I’d love to visit the city center just once, but I’m afraid I might get lost.'

Male artists win big but female singers dominate American Music Awards stage
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Male artists win big but female singers dominate American Music Awards stage

En Vnexpress - The women of pop delivered the night's biggest moments.

In Saigon’s backyard, migrants find opportunities on the edge of civilization
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In Saigon’s backyard, migrants find opportunities on the edge of civilization

En Vnexpress - 'I’d love to visit the city center just once, but I’m afraid I might get lost.'

Hotels become heavily reliant on online travel agencies to sell rooms
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Hotels become heavily reliant on online travel agencies to sell rooms

All hotels have to cooperate with online travel agents (OTA) to sell hotel reservations. However, many of them are seeking ways to find guests directly and escape heavy reliance on the sites.

As Vietnam celebrates Teacher’s Day, meet the man who won’t abandon his jungle school
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As Vietnam celebrates Teacher’s Day, meet the man who won’t abandon his jungle school

En Vnexpress - Bui Van Thuan has spent a decade crossing rough streams and learning a tribal language to keep his students in class.

Elizabeth II, Prince Philip mark 70th wedding anniversary
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Elizabeth II, Prince Philip mark 70th wedding anniversary

En Vnexpress - The royal couple will not hold any public events but throw a private party with family and friends.

Hundreds of football fans crowd airport as Manchester United legends arrive in Hanoi
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Hundreds of football fans crowd airport as Manchester United legends arrive in Hanoi

En Vnexpress - Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes will be attending the opening ceremony of a new football training center in Vietnam.

Confessions of an overseas Vietnamese: What I learnt from going to school in Hanoi
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Confessions of an overseas Vietnamese: What I learnt from going to school in Hanoi

En Vnexpress - What happens when a happy 7th grader suddenly moves to a Vietnamese school in Hanoi when she doesn't know how to read or write the language?

Confessions of an overseas Vietnamese: What I learnt from going to school in Vietnam
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Confessions of an overseas Vietnamese: What I learnt from going to school in Vietnam

En Vnexpress - What happens when a happy 7th grader suddenly moves to a Vietnamese school in Hanoi when she doesn't know how to read or write the language?

Delhi half-marathon goes ahead despite smog, health warnings
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Delhi half-marathon goes ahead despite smog, health warnings

En Vnexpress - The course was sprayed with salted water to keep dust levels down and all traffic barred from nearby roads.

Victoria's Secret to charm China with fashion gala
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Victoria's Secret to charm China with fashion gala

En Vnexpress - As its bottom line sags, Victoria's Secret is staking its future on the growing Chinese market.

Museum seeks to convince Indians that toilets are not dirty
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Museum seeks to convince Indians that toilets are not dirty

En Vnexpress - A French monarch's throne has attracted scores of curious visitors to the one-of-its-kind exhibition.

Old war base now tourist destination
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Old war base now tourist destination

VietNamNet Bridge – The early morning sun shines all around. Clouds hang on mountains near and far mountains. Villages dot the immense green rice fields stretching into the distance.

Companies pledge VND40 billion for local tourism publicity
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Companies pledge VND40 billion for local tourism publicity

Eight major tourism companies have pledged VND40 billion (US$1.7 million) to carry out promotion and advertising campaigns for the tourism sector.

Ba Be - Bac Kan Tourism Week 2017 opens
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Ba Be - Bac Kan Tourism Week 2017 opens

Ba Be - Bac Kan Tourism Week 2017 opened in Ba Be District in the northern province of Bac Kan from November 15-21.