City considers creating separate tourism dept

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago

The extraordinary 15th meeting of the HCM City People's Council's 8th session opened on Thursday to consider reports and statements from the People's Committee.

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Downtown HCMC to close Nguyen Hue, introduce trams

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 day(s) ago

Downtown HCMC to close Nguyen Hue, introduce trams

Ho Chi Minh City plans to introduce electric trams to its downtown streets starting next May to reduce traffic pollution, around the time Nguyen Hue Street will be closed, exclusively, to pedestrian traffic.

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HCMC downtown boulevard to serve walkers only

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 day(s) ago

HCMC downtown boulevard to serve walkers only

A two-phase $23.58 million project to upgrade and reform Nguyen Hue Street in downtown Ho Chi Minh City into a square and later a street for walkers only has broken ground on Thursday, the city’s Urban Traffic Management Zone No. 1 said the same day.

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The Long Bar - an unique Italian space in the center of Saigon

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 day(s) ago

The Long Bar - an unique Italian space in the center of Saigon

Whether you are a businessman who is looking for a place to meet your business partner, whether you are a youth who is looking for a place just for having pleasure with your friends.

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Construction of Vietnam’s first-ever subway hurts nearby business

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Construction of Vietnam’s first-ever subway hurts nearby business

Vendors on Nguyen Hue Street in downtown Ho Chi Minh City, where Vietnam’s first subway is under construction, can hardly sell their stuff these days as it is no longer easy for customers to reach their stores.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – August 7

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – August 7

Below are some of the main stories published today in the Vietnamese press:

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Flower Street 2015 to be held on Ham Nghi Street

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Flower Street 2015 to be held on Ham Nghi Street

The annual Flower Street 2015 and Book Street Festival will be held on Ham Nghi Street, announced the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee of People.

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Ha Noi targets higher economic growth

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Ha Noi has set a goal of achieving economic growth of 9.5 per cent in 2015, higher than the level in 2014, which is projected to be below 9 per cent.

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Hong Kong DJ to perform disco punk

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

The Hong Kong-based DJ Eric Lui will perform at "Electric Kids" disco punk dance party, which will take place at Broma bar on July 25.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – July 15

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – July 15

Briefs on some of the leading news stories published on Tuesday (July 15) in Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper:

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Police fire warning shots, chased robbers in downtown Vietnam hub

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Police fire warning shots, chased robbers in downtown Vietnam hub

Nguyen Thi Thu Yen (L) and her husband Nguyen Hoang Phi were arrested on June 10 after robbing a woman of her necklace in downtown Ho Chi Minh City. Photo credit: District 1's police

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High rents and poor sales, a double-whammy for Vietnam retailers

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

High rents and poor sales, a double-whammy for Vietnam retailers

Empty shops at Lucky Plaza on Nguyen Hue Street, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo courtesy of Tuoi Tre

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Design picked for new President Ho statue

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 month(s) ago

Design picked for new President Ho statue

The Ho Chi Minh City government has decided on the final design for the new statue of late President Ho Chi Minh and is looking to complete its construction by Feb 2015, a Feb 20 meeting heard.

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Nguyen Hue Flower Street 2015 may be moved

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SaiGon GP English 7 month(s) ago

Nguyen Hue Flower Street 2015 may be moved

Nguyen Hue Flower Street, the annual flower show, may not be organized on Nguyen Hue Street in next year, said Deputy Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City’s People Committee Hua Ngoc Thuan at the concluding ceremony of the event on February 10.

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In Photos: Nguyen Hue Flower Street by night

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 8 month(s) ago

In Photos: Nguyen Hue Flower Street by night

Nguyen Hue Flower Street, a famous annual destination for the Tet festivities in Ho Chi Minh City’s downtown area, has been closed after being to open to visitors for one week, attracting over 1 million visitors.

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