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Mekong Delta provinces vow to improve tourism services
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Mekong Delta provinces vow to improve tourism services

A project to develop tourism in the Mekong Delta in the context of climate change has been signed by three parties, including real estate developer Novaland, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and the

Tours fully booked for holiday
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Tours fully booked for holiday

People in the capital have made preparations for the upcoming four-day (from April 28 - May 1) holiday celebrating the Reunification Day (April 30) and Labour Day (May 1), and many of them will be

Spring in Moc Chau is about as good as it gets
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Spring in Moc Chau is about as good as it gets

VietNamNet Bridge – Nothing conjures up a perfect spring afternoon more than a beautiful field of canola flowers shining as bright as the sunshine above.

After sexual harassment row, a #MeToo moment for Japan?
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After sexual harassment row, a #MeToo moment for Japan?

En Vnexpress - Activists say the country is ripe for change, with just 2.8 percent of rape victims reporting their assault.

Fire dancers hope to keep flame alive during Boracay closure
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Fire dancers hope to keep flame alive during Boracay closure

En Vnexpress - 'Summer is usually when we get more gigs, but now that it is closing we won’t have anything.'

Saigon has one of the best nightlife in Southeast Asia: Rough Guides
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Saigon has one of the best nightlife in Southeast Asia: Rough Guides

En Vnexpress - Nightlife in the megacity has something for everyone, be it partying hard or watching the skyline with a cocktail.

HCM City proposes visa exemption extension
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HCM City proposes visa exemption extension

The HCM City Tourism Association has submitted a proposal to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on further extension of visa exemption for tourists coming from the UK, France, Germany, Spain

Buckwheat flowers bring a sparkle to Hanoi
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Buckwheat flowers bring a sparkle to Hanoi

In recent days, young Hanoians have been gathering at Thach Cau street in Hanoi’s Long Bien district to admire the Tam Giac Mach (buckwheat) flowers, which are usually only seen in the northern

The ancient Hien Town is alive with history
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The ancient Hien Town is alive with history

VietNamNet Bridge – We left Hanoi, travelling along the right bank of the Hong (Red) River to visit historical relics in a special complex bearing remarks of the once famous area.

Transgender news anchor challenges barriers in conservative Pakistan
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Transgender news anchor challenges barriers in conservative Pakistan

En Vnexpress - Many transgender individuals in Pakistan live in secluded communities and have to beg on the streets or sing and dance at private parties to earn a living.

In daytime discos, South Korea's elderly find escape from anxiety
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In daytime discos, South Korea's elderly find escape from anxiety

En Vnexpress - South Korea is aging faster than any other developed country, yet there are few cheap leisure for the elderly.

Spell cast over Vietnam’s city of love at this Harry Potter coffee house
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Spell cast over Vietnam’s city of love at this Harry Potter coffee house

En Vnexpress - This Hogwarts-themed coffee shop in Da Lat will satisfy any Potterheads.

New York Times, New Yorker win Pulitzer for #MeToo watershed
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New York Times, New Yorker win Pulitzer for #MeToo watershed

En Vnexpress - More than 100 women have accused a movie producer of sexual harasment since the newspapers reported.

Hanoi breaks into top global destinations on TripAdvisor list
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Hanoi breaks into top global destinations on TripAdvisor list

En Vnexpress - Vietnam’s capital boasts long-held historical values and timeless architectural charm.

Vietnam’s 'crazy house' named among world’s 'coolest' buildings
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Vietnam’s 'crazy house' named among world’s 'coolest' buildings

En Vnexpress - Lonely Planet has named the bizarre guesthouse alongside the likes of the Taj Mahal and Sydney Opera House.

Giac Lam pagoda – a destination in HCM City
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Giac Lam pagoda – a destination in HCM City

Giac Lam Pagoda on Lac Long Quan Street in Tan Binh district is the oldest pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City.

Bac Me lam rice
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Bac Me lam rice

Ha Giang has rich fields with many types of tasty rice, therefore Bac Me lam rice has become a unique dish of the Tay communities.

HCM City launches tourist app
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HCM City launches tourist app

More than 40 travel firms in HCM City sold 9,000 tour packages worth a total of VND83 billion (US$US$3.64 million) during a four-day travel fair in HCM City that wrapped up on Sunday.

Vietnam in top ten countries for visitors to Singapore
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Vietnam in top ten countries for visitors to Singapore

Vietnam was first listed among the top ten countries with the highest number of visitors travelling to Singapore last year, after more than a decade of being placed in 13th position.

Vietnam to spend more money on tourism promotion
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Vietnam to spend more money on tourism promotion

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), together with travel firms and hotels, will run two large-scale marketing campaigns in four Chinese and five European cities in April and June.

A glimpse of the oldest pagoda in town
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A glimpse of the oldest pagoda in town

HCMC is home to hundreds of pagodas and temples with diverse architectural features. But Giac Lam Pagoda in Tan Binh District has stood the test of time for nearly three centuries, and it is the

Advertisements in Chinese and Russian erased from Vietnam resort town
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Advertisements in Chinese and Russian erased from Vietnam resort town

En Vnexpress - The law dictates that s must include Vietnamese.

Smoking hot: Find out where your nicotine fix comes from
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Smoking hot: Find out where your nicotine fix comes from

En Vnexpress - Nomadic farmers from southern Vietnam work come rain or shine to cultivate and harvest tobacco.

Breezing through an eco-friendly 'birdhouse' in Hanoi
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Breezing through an eco-friendly 'birdhouse' in Hanoi

En Vnexpress - Light streams through this house, but the unique design ensures enough privacy.

Sam Son sea festival slated for April 21
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Sam Son sea festival slated for April 21

The 2018 sea festival of Sam Son city of the north central coastal province of Thanh Hoa will take place on April 21, heard a press conference held in the city on April 12.