Is Vietnam’s ineffective tourism promotion due to funding shortage?

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Is Vietnam’s ineffective tourism promotion due to funding shortage?

VietNamNet Bridge - International visitors to Vietnam in January-July 2015 reached 4,398,202 people, down 9.4% from the same period of 2014, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

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Remittances to Ho Chi Minh City hit $2.42 bil in Jan-July

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Remittances to Ho Chi Minh City hit $2.42 bil in Jan-July

Overseas remittances to Ho Chi Minh City rose 12 percent year-on-year in the first seven months thanks partly to an increased interest in the property market from overseas Vietnamese, local media reported.

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Vietnam spends over $4 billion to import animal feed

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Vietnam spends over $4 billion to import animal feed

VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnam General Administration of Customs has said that in the January-July period, Vietnam imported animal feed and raw materials to produce animal feed worth more than $4 billion.

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Highest special consumption tax of 75% on autos proposed

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Under-nine-seat autos whose engine capacity is over three liters may be subject to a special consumption tax rate of up to 75%, according to the special consumption tax rates proposed by the Ministry of Finance.

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Myanmar lower house resumes regular session

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Myanmar lower house resumes regular session

The 12th regular session of Myanmar's House of Representatives (the lower house), which was adjourned on July 24 due to flooding, resumed in Nay Pyi Taw on August 18.

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Car imports rise 56% over last year

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Car imports rise 56% over last year

(VOV) - Vietnam spent US$208 million on importing 9,504 completely built-up (CBU) cars in July, an increase of 56% in quantity and 51% in value compared to the same month last year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

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Europe migrant crisis: Surge in numbers at EU borders

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Europe migrant crisis: Surge in numbers at EU borders

The number of migrants at the EU's borders reached a record high of 107,500 in July, officials say, as a sharp surge in expected asylum requests was reported in Germany.

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Steel output reaches highest in a decade

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Steel output reaches highest in a decade

Building steel output in July reached 613,000 tonnes, posting 51.5% increase over the same period last year and marking the record high in the past 10 years, said the Vietnam Steel Association (VSA).

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Ambassador looks at Vietnam-UK cooperation prospects

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Ambassador looks at Vietnam-UK cooperation prospects

Vietnam and the United Kingdom (UK) have substantial cooperation potential across fields to tap into, especially following UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s visit to Vietnam in July, according to Vietnam’s Ambassador to the UK Nguyen Van Thao.

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Vietnam's trade deficit with China surges 30.2 percent in Jan-July

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Vietnam's trade deficit with China surges 30.2 percent in Jan-July

A man carries packages of Chinese fruits at a market in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: B.Hoan

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TPP talks to resume in September

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Following the failure of reaching a deal in Hawaii in late July, the 12 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) partners are holding bilateral talks while waiting for multilateral negotiations to resume in September.

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Tax breaks to lift VN auto industry

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Tax breaks to lift VN auto industry

Cars with various engine displacement values are expected to enjoy a rebate in the special consumption tax in Viet Nam as of July 1, 2016, according to a revised draft on Tax Law issued by the Ministry of Finance recently.

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Trade deficit with China fetches over US$19 bln. in Jan-Jul

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VGP - Viet Nam imported US$4.36 billion of goods from China in July, bringing the total import value to US$28.4 billion in the first seven months, according to the Viet Nam Customs.

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Ambassador looks at Vietnam-UK cooperation prospects

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Ambassador looks at Vietnam-UK cooperation prospects

Vietnam and the United Kingdom (UK) have substantial cooperation potential across fields to tap into, especially following UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s visit to Vietnam in July, according to Vietnam’s Ambassador to the UK Nguyen Van Thao.

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Art as therapy: Creating balance and happiness in life

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Art as therapy: Creating balance and happiness in life

On a rainy Saturday afternoon in late July in Saigon, eight people began an art workshop by diligently drawing portraits of each other on white paper with color brush pens.

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