Pre-Tet traffic chokes HCMC streets

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Pre-Tet traffic chokes HCMC streets

With Tet, the Lunar New Year, approaching, most major streets leading to railway and bus stations in Ho Chi Minh City have become more crowded as hundreds of thousands of people leave for home. At the Nguyen Thai Son intersection in Go Vap District, for instance, vehicles have to move inch by inch because of the congestion. Photos credit: VnExpress

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Major haul of cocaine at HCMC airport from inside decorative statues

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Major haul of cocaine at HCMC airport from inside decorative statues

The police have arrested a woman who was doing the paperwork at Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat Airport to receive a consignment of statues from Brazil with a large amount of cocaine hidden inside them.

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VND5 billion drug trafficking detected at Tan Son Nhat Int’l Airport

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VND5 billion drug trafficking detected at Tan Son Nhat Int’l Airport

The Customs Sub-Department at Tan Son Nhat International Airport yesterday said they had worked with drug fighting police agencies and arrested a 48 year old Vietnamese woman for importing 1.84 kilogram cocaine worth VND5 billion (US$224,000) from Brazil to Ho Chi Minh City.

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Many flights delayed due to congestion at takeoff runways

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Many flights delayed due to congestion at takeoff runways

VietNamNet Bridge - According to the international airport of Tan Son Nhat, from 7am to 11pm on February 3, up to 33 flights had to land from 15 to 50 minutes late and 44 others had to take off 15 minutes to 1 hour late.

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Ambassadors in Vietnam – P5: Hooked on Vietnamese culture

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Ambassadors in Vietnam – P5: Hooked on Vietnamese culture

U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius takes great pride in his multigenerational, multiethnic family and cherishes his ambassadorship in the culturally rich country.

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Lang Son province strives to prevent cross-border disease transmission

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Lang Son province strives to prevent cross-border disease transmission

The northern province of Lang Son is taking various measures to prevent the cross-border transmission of diseases amidst different epidemics being reported around the world.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – February 5

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – February 5

Here are the leading news stories about Vietnam you should not miss today, February 5, 2016. Today is the 27th day of the 12th month of the lunar calendar, which is only three days ahead of the Lunar New Year.

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Volunteers help passengers at Tan Son Nhat Airport during busy travel season

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Volunteers help passengers at Tan Son Nhat Airport during busy travel season

There are 240 volunteers working every day at Ho Chi Minh City's international airport, assisting a large number of passengers who are rushing to go home for the Lunar New Year holiday next week.

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77 flights delayed at Tan Son Nhat Airport as holiday travel peaks

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77 flights delayed at Tan Son Nhat Airport as holiday travel peaks

Dozens of flights to and from Tan Son Nhat were delayed on Wednesday and the holiday travel reached its peak, putting the airport's runways under unprecedented strain that can last through this weekend.

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Families, eager to see their beloved’s return, blamed for overloading Vietnam’s busiest airport

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Families, eager to see their beloved’s return, blamed for overloading Vietnam’s busiest airport

If you walk out of the international arrivals terminal at Tan Son Nhat International Airport these days, chances are you will be surrounded by a sea of people waiting outside.

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Image: Enjoy beauty of spring on the way to Forbidden Mountain

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Image: Enjoy beauty of spring on the way to Forbidden Mountain

VietNamNet Bridge - Located in An Hao Commune, Tinh Bien District, An Giang Province, Nui Cam (Forbidden Mountain) is an ideal destination for travelers and families in the lunar New Year holiday.

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Tan Son Nhat Airport in chaos due to massive Tet migration

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Tan Son Nhat Airport in chaos due to massive Tet migration

Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport is severely over-crowded in the run-up to Tet.

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Social News 4/2

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Social News 4/2

ATMs run out of money ahead of Tet

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Vietnam could join RoK’s effort to seek recognition of lacquer

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Vietnam could join RoK’s effort to seek recognition of lacquer

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) has asked the Prime Minister for permission to join the Republic of Korea (RoK) in compiling a multinational dossier seeking UNESCO’s recognition of the traditional craft of “son mai” (lacquer) as part of the world’s intangible cultural heritage.

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Tan Son Nhat official seems to know who should be blamed for airport overcrowding

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Tan Son Nhat official seems to know who should be blamed for airport overcrowding

An official at Tan Son Nhat Airport has criticized families of arriving passengers for overburdening its facilities the past few days, saying that for each arrival there were at least five people waiting outside.

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