Vietnam beats China when it comes to mid-autumn lanterns

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Vietnam beats China when it comes to mid-autumn lanterns

With this year’s mid-autumn festival around the corner, the local market for lanterns is gaining momentum and locally-made lanterns with themes of patriotism and Vietnam’s sovereignty over seas and islands have defeated their Chinese rivals.

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HCMC to host boat festival on Saigon River

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City Le Hoang Quan had a meeting with relevant departments, units yesterday, to deploy the celebration for the 2014 International Tourism Exhibition (ITE) in Ho Chi Minh City starting September 11-13.

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Ho Chi Minh City marks 47th ASEAN anniversary

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A ceremony was held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 8 to mark the 47th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

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Union spends US$157m on disadvantaged kids

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

The Viet Nam Labour Union spent more than VND3.3 trillion (US$157 million) on supporting disadvantaged children, including the disabled, in the first six months of the year.

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“Asian – Europe” New Music Festival 2014 held in HN, Ha Long

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“Asian – Europe” New Music Festival 2014 held in HN, Ha Long

VGP - The “Asian – Europe” New Music Festival 2014 will take place from October 8-12 in Ha Noi and Ha Long City.

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Over 2,600 females get employment

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Women Union in Ho Chi Minh City said that over 2,600 female laborers have earned jobs after the sixth Career Festival for women held in Le Thi Rieng Cultural Park from July 16 to 20.

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Phu Quoc festival promotes local specialty

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Phu Quoc festival promotes local specialty

VGP - Phu Quoc island district in the southern province of Kien Giang on July 14 kicked off a festival to promote its fish sauce, a hundred-year specialty.

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Int’l guests to Khanh Hoa up 30%

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VGP – Central coastal Khanh Hoa Province welcomed 1.65 million tourists in the first half, up 22% compared to the same period last year, according to the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

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Ministry sets energy consumption ceilings

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Industry and Trade will issue a circular next year setting a limit on energy usage in key industries, according to Trinh Quoc Vu, head of the Ministry's Science, Technology and Energy Saving Department.

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Central Danang launches summer tourism programme

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Hundreds of thousands flocked to the central city of Danang on June 20 for a ceremony to kick off the “Summer Rendezvous” festival in a hope of luring more holiday-makers to the locality.

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UNESCO chief representative honoured with insignia

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UNESCO chief representative honoured with insignia

UNESCO chief representative in Vietnam Katherine Muller Marin has been honoured with an insignia for peace and friendship among nations, a distinction in recognition of her tireless efforts to preserve cultural heritage in the country.

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China dog-eaters dodge activists with early feast

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China dog-eaters dodge activists with early feast

Residents in a southern Chinese city that has come under fire for an annual summer solstice festival in which thousands of dogs are slaughtered for food have held their feasts early to avoid attention.

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Vietnam recognizes festival, tree as national heritages

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Vietnam has added a precious banyan tree and a southern maritime festival to its list of national heritages.

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Ho Chi Minh City’s youth look towards sea, islands

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Ho Chi Minh City’s youth look towards sea, islands

More than 5,000 youths, students and people took part in a festival themed “Millions of hearts look towards islands” at Ho Chi Minh City Youth’s Cultural House on June 14.

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ASEAN food festival honours culinary tradition

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

The ASEAN Women’s Circles (AWC) hosted a traditional culinary festival in Jakarta, Indonesia on June 5 , contributing to promoting exchange and mutual understanding among the women of ASEAN member nations and those from the bloc’s six dialogue partners.

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