Tuoi Tre News briefs you on some of the leading news stories that are published today, August 30, in Vietnamese media.
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VGP – Four key industries in Ho Chi Minh City have expanded over 7.5% in the first eight months of 2014.
1,000 domestic and foreign entrepreneurs will come together in the CEO forum 2014, which will take place in Ho Chi Minh City on September 24, said the HCMC Young Entrepreneurs Association yesterday.
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Ho Chi Minh City is expected to obtain higher budget revenue than the government’s estimates this year, reported the city People’s Committee to National Assembly Finance and Budget Committee on August 27.
A seaport in HCMC (Photo: SGGP)
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Once a lush river, then a stagnant ditch, the World Bank now regards the Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal in Ho Chi Minh City as an example of smart urban development work. Whether dumping, cut corners or climate change will threaten that success remains to be seen.
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Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City has seized 2.78kg of cocaine worth VND20 billion (US$944,064), said its representatives.
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VietNamNet Bridge – About 135 kilometers from downtown HCMC on National Road No. 22B, Lo Go-Xa Mat National Park is famous as a vegetation mosaic of forest where tourists can explore biodiversity and indulge in nature.
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Total export import turnover between Ho Chi Minh City and the European Union (EU) reached US$3.3 billion in the first seven months 2014, said the President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso on Tuesday afternoon.
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VietNamNet Bridge – The HCMC Department of Transport has proposed starting collection of a road maintenance fee from nearly six million motorcycles in the city on January 1 next year.
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VietNamNet Bridge – Cat Tien Jungle Lodge is where travelers can join in the two-day-one-night tour departing from HCMC to check out the first farmstay in Dong Nai Province.
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In the North of Van Phong Bay, about 100 kilometers from Nha Trang City near Dam Mon Town, tourists can see many pristine beaches surrounded by dense forests and sand dunes. From HCMC, travelers can take a train to Tuy Hoa Station in Phu Yen Province, then take a bus for about 60 kilometers to Dam Mon Town.
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The popular PowerJam Live Band will return to Ho Chi Minh City to perform at the Hard Rock Café starting September 2.
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Many experts have warned that residents in Ho Chi Minh City will bear a financial burden from road tolls as local authorities have planned to increase the number of toll stations to 20 in the next decade.
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