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Vietnam dives into the deep to generate more cash from precious cave kingdom
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Vietnam dives into the deep to generate more cash from precious cave kingdom

En Vnexpress - The internet community is still abuzz over a government to build a cable-car into the cave kingdom.

Hanoi and Saigon grab a bite on list of world's best places for food
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Hanoi and Saigon grab a bite on list of world's best places for food

En Vnexpress - Just one more reason why globetrotters should put the two biggest cities in Vietnam on their menus.

Saigon to close downtown streets for int’l marathon this weekend
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Saigon to close downtown streets for int’l marathon this weekend

En Vnexpress - More than 4,000 athletes from 44 countries will be testing their endurance on Sunday morning.

Dining goes digital for Thailand's street food vendors
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Dining goes digital for Thailand's street food vendors

En Vnexpress - Thailand is famous for its traditional street stalls that offer everything from stir-fried noodles to clothes.

Banh giay cakes, ancient symbols of gratitude
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Banh giay cakes, ancient symbols of gratitude

VietNamNet Bridge – Been to a Vietnamese wedding banquet? If so, you must have tried banh giay, a white, flat round cake made of glutinous rice with or without mung beans inside.

Accessible travel website for the disabled launched
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Accessible travel website for the disabled launched

A tourism portal dedicated to people with disabilities (PWDs) was launched by the Hanoi Disabled People Association on November 22.

Ly descendant named Vietnam’s tourism ambassador to RoK
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Ly descendant named Vietnam’s tourism ambassador to RoK

Ly Xuong Can, a descendant of King Ly Thai To has been appointed Vietnam’s tourism ambassador to the Republic of Korea (RoK) for 2017-2020 by the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Pha Din Pass - attactive site in northwestern region
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Pha Din Pass - attactive site in northwestern region

Pha Din Pass in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien, 100km from Dien Bien Phu city, locates in the Ta Phin plateau and is one of four renowned passes in the northwest region of Vietnam.

New rules set to put most tour guides out of work
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New rules set to put most tour guides out of work

VietNamNet Bridge – New rules could push thousands of freelance tourist guides out of work next year, creating a serious shortage in the industry,

Vietnam opts for royal blood for tourism ambassador to S. Korea
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Vietnam opts for royal blood for tourism ambassador to S. Korea

En Vnexpress - The 26th descendant of a Ly Dynasty prince will be touting tourism overseas.

$1 billion plan taxis onto runway to upgrade int’l airports in Vietnam
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$1 billion plan taxis onto runway to upgrade int’l airports in Vietnam

En Vnexpress - Aviation agencies want more money for new terminals and runways near top tourist destinations.

Connected for 20 years: How the internet has changed life in Vietnam
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Connected for 20 years: How the internet has changed life in Vietnam

En Vnexpress - ‘If we had not been brave enough to open the door, we would have felt guilty now for obstructing the country’s development.’

$1 billion plan tabled to upgrade int’l airports in Vietnam
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$1 billion plan tabled to upgrade int’l airports in Vietnam

En Vnexpress - Aviation agencies want more money for new terminals and runways near top tourist destinations.

Discover vibrant pink grass hills of Gia Lai
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Discover vibrant pink grass hills of Gia Lai

Located in the Glar commune, Dak Doa district, about 20km from Pleiku city in Gia Lai province, hills carpeted with a vivid pink grass are attracting hundreds of visitors for photo opportunities in

HCM City to open more food streets
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HCM City to open more food streets

Seven among ten wards of district 1 put forward measures to open food streets on the sidewalks by hour in the areas.

Travel firms want visa procedures simplified
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Travel firms want visa procedures simplified

The Government should simplify the visa procedures for international tourists by issuing visas on arrival or e-visas to make the country more attractive to foreign guests, according to local travel

Small eruption at Bali volcano triggers Singapore travel advisory
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Small eruption at Bali volcano triggers Singapore travel advisory

En Vnexpress - Eruptions could result in ash clouds that could 'severely disrupt air travel.'

20 years of connection: How the internet has changed life in Vietnam
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20 years of connection: How the internet has changed life in Vietnam

En Vnexpress - ‘If we had not been brave enough to open the door, we would have felt guilty now for obstructing the country’s development.’

Indonesian's odd name lands him new job
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Indonesian's odd name lands him new job

En Vnexpress - Polisi turns his life around thanks to his parents' good choice.

Northwestern provinces boost links for sustainable tourism development
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Northwestern provinces boost links for sustainable tourism development

The northwestern mountainous region has huge potential and advantages for tourism development as it boasts beautiful landscapes and historical sites, rich natural resources, diverse ecology and

Kendall Jenner ousts Gisele Bundchen as world's top-earning model
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Kendall Jenner ousts Gisele Bundchen as world's top-earning model

En Vnexpress - Jenner earned an estimated $22 million for the year thanks both to her runway fashion jobs and an 84 million Instagram following.

'Star Wars' a perfect escape in a 'dark' era: Hamill
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'Star Wars' a perfect escape in a 'dark' era: Hamill

En Vnexpress - "The 'Star Wars' universe created by George Lucas is one of the few things that still offers the world a positive message -- and remains relevant."

Double-decker bus tour for Hanoi by next June
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Double-decker bus tour for Hanoi by next June

VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Noi plans to officially launch a double-decker bus tour in the capital city from June next year.

Wild sunflowers show beauty in north-western region
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Wild sunflowers show beauty in north-western region

The north-western region of Vietnam has impressed visitors in early winter by the bright yellow colour of wild sunflower or Tithonia diversifolia.

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.