Vietnam, Mongolia talk enhancement of ties

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Vietnam, Mongolia talk enhancement of ties

Mongolia wants Vietnam to support its efforts to enhance ties with ASEAN and to join in the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum.
Chairman of the Vietnamese NA Nguyen Phu Trong welcomes Mongolian counterpart in Hanoi, on Dec. 14, 2010. (Photo: VNA)

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Denmark further supports Mekong countries’ environmental protection

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Denmark further supports Mekong countries’ environmental protection

Denmark, the Mekong River Commission’s largest donor, has committed a grant of 10 million Danish Kroner (about US$1.9 million) to the MRC Environment Program to support Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.

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Vietnam Airlines to operate more flights during Tet

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Vietnam Airlines to operate more flights during Tet

Vietnam Airlines said it would add 583 more flights on the 10 major routes during the Lunar New Year Tet holidays from January 18 to February 20.

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Cellist Ngo Hoang Quan to perform in Hanoi

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Cellist Ngo Hoang Quan to perform in Hanoi

Vietnamese leading cellist Ngo Hoang Quan along with the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra will perform a symphony concert titled ‘A night of Drovak’ under the baton of Japanese conductor Tetsuji Honna at the Hanoi Opera House on December 16 and 17.

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Norway funds bio-security project in Vietnam

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Norway funds bio-security project in Vietnam

Norway’s Ambassador Stale Torstein Risa (R) and Mr. Nguyen Tran Hien, president of the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) sign the agreement (Photo: Courtesy of NIHE)
The Norwegian Embassy has approved a two year non-refundable aid project of approximately US$1 million to enhance the control and management of bio- safety and bio-security in Vietnam.

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Luxury apartment sales in Hanoi to remain in red until first half of 2011

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Luxury apartment sales in Hanoi to remain in red until first half of 2011

Luxury apartments are carrying high risk of losses to speculators as the segment has been hit hard by many difficulties this year, analysts said.

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First rural solar-power grid completed

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First rural solar-power grid completed

Schneider Electric Vietnam on December 13 announced that it has completed the first rural solar-power grid system in Vietnam after six months of work.

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ADB announces $1.1 bln funding for HCM City subway, expy

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ADB announces $1.1 bln funding for HCM City subway, expy

A map of planned subway systems in Ho Chi Minh City
The Asian Development Bank has approved a US$1.1 billion finance package for two major transportation projects in Ho Chi Minh City to help unclog overcrowded roadways in the mega-city, the bank said Tuesday.

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96 enterprises receive national quality awards

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96 enterprises receive national quality awards

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has decided to confer the 2010 National Quality Awards on 96 enterprises, of which 11 will receive golden prizes, while the other 85 silver prizes.

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Young fashion designers to take part in Hong Kong Fashion Week

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Young fashion designers to take part in Hong Kong Fashion Week

Nguyen Thi Diem My and Ha Nhat Tien, the two winners of the Aquafina Pure Fashion 2010 contest, will be Vietnam’ representatives at the Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter 2011.

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Sawaco ensures no shortage of clean water in upcoming holidays

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Sawaco ensures no shortage of clean water in upcoming holidays

Ho Chi Minh City’s major water supplier ‘Saigon Water Corporation’ (Sawaco), have ensured that a shortage of clean tap water will not occur during the New Year and the lunar New Year.

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City’s Bus stations to see remarkable increase in holidaymakers this New Year

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City’s Bus stations to see remarkable increase in holidaymakers this New Year

Ho Chi Minh City bus stations plan to increase the number of trips by 30-40% over the same period from last year, on New Year 2011.

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Gold advances on rising demand for wealth protector

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Gold advances on rising demand for wealth protector

The price of gold in Vietnam surged to VND36.35 million a tael (1.2 ounces) on December 14 as global prices resumed gains on a weakening dollar.

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Tropical depression to cause rains in southern region

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Tropical depression to cause rains in southern region

The tropical low-pressure system is likely to cause rains in southern central and southeastern regions, especially in Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan and Ba Ria-Vung Tau provinces.

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Vietnam’s fisheries association wants WWF to apologize

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Vietnam’s fisheries association wants WWF to apologize

Vietnam's fisheries association wants the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to apologize for having recommended consumers not buy Vietnam’s tra fish in its guidance this year, the association chairman said Monday.

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