Ornamental fish make exotic Lunar New Year gifts in Vietnam (photos)

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

Ornamental fish make exotic Lunar New Year gifts in Vietnam (photos)

As Tet (Lunar New Year) is nearing in Vietnam, the market for ornamental fish, including those worth almost US$1,000, is heating up, with people buying them to display around their homes or give as costly gifts.

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HCMC police bust another prostitution ring targeting foreigners

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HCMC police bust another prostitution ring targeting foreigners

Nguyen Van Hong (C), the alleged major pimp of the ring, at a police station. Photo credit: VOV

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Pictures: Saigon’s park looks like a logging site

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Pictures: Saigon’s park looks like a logging site

VietNamNet Bridge – Many beautiful trees in the park of Gia Dinh, which is considered HCM City’s green lung, are being chopped down to make way for construction of a 14-km road connecting Tan Son Nhat Airport and Highway 1.

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Poor offer courtesy services in Ho Chi Minh City alley

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Poor offer courtesy services in Ho Chi Minh City alley

“Free alley” is the name given to alley #96 on Phan Dinh Phung Street in Ward 2 of Phu Nhuan District in Ho Chi Minh City, where passers-by are given free services such as complimentary medicine cabinets for first aid, a gratis iced tea water tank, bike repair for nothing, and meals on the house.

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Images: The project that changed the lives of millions of Saigonese

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Images: The project that changed the lives of millions of Saigonese

VietNamNet Bridge - After 10 years of implementation, the Urban Upgrading Project has brought a new face to Ho Chi Minh City, benefiting millions of people, especially the poor.

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Home gardeners reviving retro orchid breeds

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Home gardeners reviving retro orchid breeds

VietNamNet Bridge – A number of once-popular varieties of orchids are now back in vogue across Viet Nam, particularly in the southern region.

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Pop stars upbeat about festival-season albums

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Many singers have been working hard at recording studios to complete and release new albums for the festival season, and are confident they will be warmly embraced by their fans.

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HCMC steps up effort to clear street beggars for civilization

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HCMC steps up effort to clear street beggars for civilization

Ho Chi Minh City is trying to bring homeless people and beggars to social sponsoring centers for their own interest and for improving order, security and civilization in public places.

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Gov’t-granted house of ex-inspector chief to be withdrawn next week

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Gov’t-granted house of ex-inspector chief to be withdrawn next week

By the middle of next week, Ho Chi Minh City authorities will withdraw a house from a retired high-ranking official who has been found committing wrongdoings related to the state’s housing and land policies.

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Saigon Tango Festival attracts foreign masters and DJs

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Saigon Tango Festival attracts foreign masters and DJs

VietNamNet Bridge – Saigon Tango Festival 2014 featuring five Argentinean tango masters and five local and international DJs will take place on December 4-7 at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in HCMC’s District 3, Molinary Café in District 1 and Vision Tower in Phu Nhuan District.

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Consular Club to hold charity market

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

The HCM City Consular Club, whose members are spouses of foreign diplomats, will host its 21st annual charity market in HCM City at the White Palace Convention Centre this Saturday.

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Investment and business seminar held in Egypt

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VOV News English 3 month(s) ago

Investment and business seminar held in Egypt

(VOV) - The Embassy of Vietnam on November 10 sponsored a seminar in Egypt aimed at promoting investment and business opportunities for the nation’s agro-forestry and fisheries sector.

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Seminar series The Book Talk kicks off this weekend

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

A monthly seminar The Book Talk that will allow readers and guest presenters an opportunity to express views of both fiction and non-fiction books will kick off this Saturday in HCM City.

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Companies advised to exercise caution in choosing new partners

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 month(s) ago

Companies advised to exercise caution in choosing new partners

Selecting strategic partners has become a serious concern for listed companies, as large shareholders have recently withdrawn from such partnerships, pocketing much profit but leaving behind operational shortfalls.

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HCM City hosts robotics competition

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

HCM City will host the National Robotics (Robothon) Competition for primary and secondary students on November 1.

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