Customs seize undeclared US$45,000 from air passenger

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Customs seize undeclared US$45,000 from air passenger

Custom officials at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City caught a 27-year-old Chinese man boarding flight CZ368 to Guangzhou in China on Tuesday with an undeclared amount of US$45,000.

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Heavy rush for domestic, foreign tours during Tet

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Heavy rush for domestic, foreign tours during Tet

This year the Vietnamese government had announced the Tet holiday schedule much earlier, prompting people to rush to book tours, with travel agencies having less time to prepare for a variety of interesting tours.

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Photo exhibition marks 82nd anniversary of Vietnamese Communist Party

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Photo exhibition marks 82nd anniversary of Vietnamese Communist Party

A photo exhibition to mark the 82nd anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (Feb 3, 1930) is being held at the Lam Son Park in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City from January 17 till February 10.

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Gold falls below VND44 million a tael

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Gold falls below VND44 million a tael

Price of gold in Vietnam declined VND43.8 million a tael (1.2 ounces) on January 18 as global price failed to maintain rising momentum.

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City to launch new bus service in coastal Can Gio

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City to launch new bus service in coastal Can Gio

(Illustrative photo) A bus seen in front of Ben Thanh Market in Ho Chi Minh City’s center
The Ho Chi Minh City Center for Public Transport on Wednesday decided to open a new bus route to service passenger transportation in the coastal district of Can Gio, starting operations on February 2.

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City leaders, overseas Vietnamese gather for Lunar New Year greetings

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City leaders, overseas Vietnamese gather for Lunar New Year greetings

Ho Chi Minh City leaders on Tuesday night met around 700 overseas Vietnamese returning from 21 countries and territories to extend their Tet greetings.
Overseas Vietnamese at a Tet gathering in Ho Chi Minh City on the January 17, 2012 night (Photo: Viet Dung)

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Vietnam's Party leader welcomes Qatari Emir

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Vietnam's Party leader welcomes Qatari Emir

Vietnamese Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong yesterday received the Emir of the State of Qatar, Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, who is on an official two-day visit to Viet Nam.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (R) meets Qatari Emir Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani. (Vietnam News Agency Photo)

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Ninh Thuan Province strives for modern methods to extract salt

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Ninh Thuan Province strives for modern methods to extract salt

Ninh Thuan Province, in the south central coast of Vietnam, has over 100km of coastline with numerous fine sand beaches, sand dunes and over 300 days of glorious sunshine in a year.

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Hanoi takes pre-emptive measures to prevent infectious diseases during Tet

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The Health Department in Hanoi has ordered medical clinics to monitor the quality of food items in crowded locations across the city such as bus, ferry stations and entertainment areas, in order to prevent any infectious diseases during Tet Lunar New Year.

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Subsidized goods flood city markets before Tet

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Subsidized goods flood city markets before Tet

Nguyen Thi Hong, deputy chairwoman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee on January 16 visited four stores in the city selling price subsidized goods, to check product supplies, pricing and purchasing power, with many traders believing that prior to Tet, prices may decline.

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PNJ presents Tet gifts to disadvantaged families

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On the occasion of Tet Lunar New Year, the Phu Nhuan Jewelry Company (PNJ) presented 400 gifts, each worth VND 600,000 (US$ 30) to disadvantaged families, the Blind Association and the Phu Nhuan special school “Belief”.

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US office grants patent rights to Binh Thuan dragon fruit

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US office grants patent rights to Binh Thuan dragon fruit

Bui Dang Hung, Chairman of the Binh Thuan Province Dragon Fruit Association, announced on January 16 that the Binh Thuan dragon fruit had been patented by the United States Patent and Trademarks Office (USTPO).

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Gold resumes rising momentum

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Gold resumes rising momentum

Price of gold in Vietnam rose to VND43.9 million a tael (1.2 ounces) on January 17 as global price recovered strongly.

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Global Fund to provide US$86million for Vietnam healthcare project

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‘The Global Fund’ to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria will provide US$86 million to Vietnam for a health care project for the period 2012-2016, according to the Vietnamese Ministry of Health.

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Tet flower markets open in Ho Chi Minh City

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Tet flower markets open in Ho Chi Minh City

The Transport Department and District authorities in Ho Chi Minh City declared open several Tet flower markets at various city locations on Monday.

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