More than 6,000 visitors purchased tours directly from travel agencies at the Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Day 2017 which was organized at Le Van Tam Park in District 1 from March 23-26. The total revenue of travel companies reached VND45 billion (US$1.95 billion) during the four-day event.
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The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center yesterday reported that hot weather at daytime and small- medium rain, thunderstorm in evening will hit the southern region this week.
Hot weather hits Ho Chi Minh City and southern region on the large scale.
Young swimmers of Ho Chi Minh City team excellently won total 24 gold, seven silver and seven bronze medals to rank the first position in the table of medal count.
Tran Duy Khoi and Nguyen Diep Phuong Tram impressively compete in the 2017 National Swimming Championships
The central province of Quang Binh and the capital city of Hanoi co-organised a conference in Hanoi on March 25 to promote tourism connectivity.
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After the death of 14 month old boy in the northern province of Phu Tho’s Tan Son District, the province’s Department of Health March 25 convened a meeting with experts from the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology and the National Expanded Immunization to verify the cause of the death.
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Tons of poultry are illegally traded and slaughtered daily in Hanoi’s markets raising public concern over the spread of avian influenza in the capital.
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Talking books in the library (Photo: SGGP)
Microsoft Company and the Fund for Talking Books for the Blind March 25 officially launched a project to teach computer skills to people with visually impairment in Ho Chi Minh City.
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Nguyen Thanh Loi, Director of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in the central province of Quang Tri, yesterday said that VND36 billion (over $1.5 million) is allocated to improve the environment in districts affected pesticide residue.
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The Real estate market reached its peak in 2015, showed signs of slowdown in the following year and has posed latent risks this year, said chairman of HCMC Real Estate Association (Horea) Le Hoang Chau yesterday.
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Dr. Nguyen Trung Kien, head of the Hanoi-based Bach Mai’s Poison Center, said that the center admitted three people of a family who suffered life-threatening injuries after eating poisonous mushrooms, yesterday.
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Domestic steel prices have increased by VND400,000-600,000 a ton compared to January, according to Vietnam Steel Association.
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Over 45,000 low cost air tickets and 15,000 discounted tours will be offered for sale at Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM) 2017 themed “Hanoi-destination of Vietnamese tourism”.
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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc this morning attended the ground breaking ceremony to build Vinpearl South Hoi An Complex owned by the Vingroup.
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Philippine navy troops on March 23 successfully rescued two Malaysians held hostage by Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf militant group for eight months in the waters off the southern Philippines.
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Indonesia’s counterterrorism squad has arrested four suspected Islamic militants who were trying to establish a jihadist training camp in eastern Indonesia and likely had links with Abu Sayyaf militants in the southern Philippines, source from VNS.
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