HCMC to build more kindergartens schools

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Ho Chi Minh City will allocate over VND 44 billion (US $2 million) to build 20 new preschools.

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Southern provinces experiences heat wave and rain

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Southern provinces experiences heat wave and rain

Districts 4, 5, 7, 8, and Nha Be in HCMC experienced heavy rains on April 16. Other southern provinces including Tay Ninh, Kien Giang, and An Giang also experienced heavy rain.

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HCMC plans to organize the first Vietnam Book Day

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HCMC plans to organize the first Vietnam Book Day

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City plans to organize a series of events celebrating the first Vietnam Book Day from April 17-23.

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RMIT plans new facility in Hanoi

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RMIT plans new facility in Hanoi

HCMC - RMIT International University Vietnam is seeking a location in Hanoi to build a new campus as part of its strategy to expand in Vietnam and attract more students.

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Toyota Vietnam recalls Hilux pickups

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SaigonTimes English 7 day(s) ago

HCMC - Toyota Motor Vietnam has added the imported Hilux pickup trucks to a recall campaign it launched last week to fix the airbag-related fault related to 42,772 Innova and Fortuner cars.

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Main span of Nhat Tan Bridge connected

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SaigonTimes English 1 week(s) ago

HCMC – The main span of Nhat Tan Bridge crossing the Red River in Hanoi was put in place on April 15 and work on the entire bridge is slated for completion this October.

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Auto sales bounce back strongly

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Auto sales bounce back strongly

HCMC - Domestic auto sales picked up strongly in March after a decline in the previous month due to the week-long traditional Lunar New Year holiday, or Tet, prompting the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (VAMA) to revise up its forecast for auto sales this year.

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HCMC has new deputy Party secretary

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HCMC has new deputy Party secretary

HCMC - To Huy Rua, member of the Politburo and head of the Party Central Committee’s Personnel Commission, on April 15 announced the Politburo’s decision to pick Vo Van Thuong as deputy secretary of the HCMC Party Committee in the 2010-2015 term replacing Nguyen Van Dua, who retired on April 1.

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Vietnam world’s ninth biggest recipient of remittances

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Vietnam world’s ninth biggest recipient of remittances

HCMC - Vietnam came in ninth among the countries that received the most remittances last year, according to a migration and development brief recently announced by the World Bank (WB).

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World’s beauty highlighted in ao dai festival

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World’s beauty highlighted in ao dai festival

Models don ao dai (Vietnamese long dress) at a festival featuring world’s images in Vietnam’s ao dai, a highlight of the eighth Hue Festival 2014. The event attracted thousands of local and foreign tourists to Ngo Mon Square in the Hue Imperial Citadel on Monday night. Around 100 popular models from agencies in Hanoi, HCMC and Hue showed off 600 latest creations by 18 local designers including Quang Huy, Thuong Huyen, Duc Hai, Vu Viet Ha, Si Hoang, Minh Hanh,...

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Vietnam wins 800,000-ton rice export contract

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Vietnam wins 800,000-ton rice export contract

HCMC - Vietnam has won an international tender to export 800,000 tons of rice to the Philippines, said Nguyen Hung Linh, chairman of the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).

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Long Thanh airport project to go before Gov’t, NA soon

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Long Thanh airport project to go before Gov’t, NA soon

HCMC - The big-ticket Long Thanh international airport project has won approval of an evaluation council to go before the Government and the National Assembly (NA) although there are a number of issues needing clarifying.

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VietJetAir to fly Hanoi-Phu Quoc in May

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VietJetAir to fly Hanoi-Phu Quoc in May

HCMC - Vietnam’s private airline VietJetAir said on April 15 it will launch daily service between Hanoi and Phu Quoc Island off the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang late next month.

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City collects over VND 1 trillion from late payments

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

The Department of Tax in HCMC collected VND 1,072 billion (US $50.8 million) in late taxes from January to March this year.

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Video conference product is promising to revolutionize medical procedures

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Video conference product is promising to revolutionize medical procedures

INext Company from the Poly Technique University in HCMC invented a product allowing doctors in districts quickly contact medical experts through video conference.

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