Cold front freezes northern region

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Cold front freezes northern region

Temperature in the northern mountainous region will drop to 7-9 degrees Celsius on Sunday. It might even fall to 0 degree, causing ice and snow in places including Sa Pa in Lao Cai Province, Mau Son in Lang Son, Sin Ho in Lai Chau and Moc Chau in Son La.

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41 dead in Pakistan suicide bombing: officials

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At least 41 people were killed in a suicide bombing Saturday in a northwestern Pakistani tribal area bordering Afghanistan, officials said.

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Five nations remove VN’s tra fish out of red list

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Five nations remove VN’s tra fish out of red list

Five European countries have removed Vietnam’s tra fish from the Red List in the consumer guide published in six European countries, said Nguyen Huu Dung, deputy chairman of Vietnam Association of Seafood Exports and Producers (VASEP).

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City prohibits vehicles in center on New Year Day

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City prohibits vehicles in center on New Year Day

The HCMC Department of Transport has announced to prohibit vehicles from traveling to the city center on the night of December 31 to facilitate New Year celebrations.

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HCM city Tet bonus 2011: highest VN$ 376 million

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HCM city Tet bonus 2011: highest VN$ 376 million

According to sources from Ho Chi Minh City Export and Processing Zone Authorities (HEPZA), until now 40% of businesses have reported their Tet Tan Mao (Traditional New Year) bonus for 2011.

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City starts plans to help poor enjoy Lunar New Year

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City starts plans to help poor enjoy Lunar New Year

It is just one month to the Lunar New Year. State agencies and businesses in Ho Chi Minh City are planning to help poor workers enjoy a happy Tet holiday.

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Vietnam warmly greets the fifth million international visitor

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Vietnam warmly greets the fifth million international visitor

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Over 100 workers hospitalized after food poisoning

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More than 100 workers in a Can Tho- based company were hospitalized due to food poisoning on December 23.

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Inspectors to destroy satay with unclear origin

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Inspectors to destroy satay with unclear origin

All Chinese satay or ‘hotpot species’ that have an unclear origin will be collected and destroyed, said the director of the Department of the Food Hygiene and Safety Nguyen Cong Khan on Thursday.

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VN-Index closes week in low note

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Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index dropped for the third day on December 24 due to bad news and a lack of support from foreign investors as they stopped trading for the holidays.

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Gold slightly slides

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Gold slightly slides

The price of gold in Vietnam lost another VND50,000 a tael (1.2 ounces) over the previous day on December 24 as global prices made a slight correction.

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Government continues to cut gasoline tariffs

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The import tariffs of leaded gasoline, unleaded gasoline, and jet fuel reduced to 6 percent from 12 percent, according to the Ministry of Finance’s latest decision, which takes effect on customs declarations since February 1, 2010.

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Vietnam’s hotels among T+L 500 World's Best Hotels 2010

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Vietnam’s hotels among T+L 500 World's Best Hotels 2010

The Travel + Leisure magazine (US) has recently named four hotels in Vietnam as being among the Top 500 hotels in the world.

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Tens of thousands of people mourn for Pro. Tran Van Giau

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Tens of thousands of people mourn for Pro. Tran Van Giau

Party and State officials and tens of thousands of people mourned over scholar and revolutionary veteran Tran Van Giau during the state-level funeral ceremonies for the veteran.
President Nguyen Minh Triet burns incense to commemorate Professor Tran Van Giau during the state level funeral ceremonies for the veteran in Ho Chi Minh City on Dec. 23, 2010. (Photo: SGGP)

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Enjoying Christmas festivities in city

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Enjoying Christmas festivities in city

Many of the city’s entertainment venues are busy these days, offering exciting activities and entertainment programs in order to make your Christmas experience more enjoyable.

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