Here's why you shouldn't drink that tap water in Ho Chi Minh City

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Here's why you shouldn't drink that tap water in Ho Chi Minh City

Concerns have been raised about the quality of tap water in Ho Chi Minh City as new data has showed water is being sourced from heavily contaminated rivers and canals.

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Photo contest to capture the beauty of Vietnam’s rivers

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Photo contest to capture the beauty of Vietnam’s rivers

A photo competition on Vietnamese rivers was officially launched in Hanoi on March 29.

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HCM City river tourism falls short of expectations

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HCM City river tourism falls short of expectations

Despite HCM City’s dense network of rivers and canals, waterway tourism has not matched its potential, thus failing the city’s expectations it would become the main tourism product by 2020.

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HCM City needs $603m to clean canals

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HCM City needs $603m to clean canals

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City will need VND13.5 trillion (US$602.678 million) more for its programme to improve water bodies, which started in 2001 with the aim of cleaning up all canals, the People's Committee has said.

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HCMC to suffer road excavation for 3 years for canal cleanup

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HCMC to suffer road excavation for 3 years for canal cleanup

Nearly 35 kilometers of roads in Ho Chi Minh City will be dug up starting this month as part of a canal cleanup project.

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Tough visa process hurts Vietnam tourism

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Tough visa process hurts Vietnam tourism

Travel companies have urged HCM City to simplify visa procedures and create new tourism products to attract more visitors, according to Do Quoc Thong, deputy general director of Ben Thanh Tourist Service Company.

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HCMC chairman gives top priority to urban planning

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HCMC chairman gives top priority to urban planning

Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee and authorities’ target for the 2015-2020 term is to develop it into a modern, civilized and humane city with good life quality playing motivational role in the country’s industrialization and modernization cause, soon becoming an large economic, financial, commercial and science and technology hub in Southeast Asia.

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Ho Chi Minh City holds boat race to celebrate Party establishment

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Ho Chi Minh City holds boat race to celebrate Party establishment

A traditional boat race was organized in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday to mark the forthcoming founding date of the Communist Party of Vietnam (February 3) and closed the same day, with awards presented to teams coming from different districts.

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Traditional boat race held on re-greening canal in HCMC

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Traditional boat race held on re-greening canal in HCMC

A traditional boat race was organized yesterday (Jan 24) on re-greening canal to mark 86th establishment anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (on February 3).

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – January 25

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – January 25

This list of brief news items is to keep you updated on everything about Vietnam:

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Red tape holds back Saigon canal boat tour: report

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Red tape holds back Saigon canal boat tour: report

Tourists are seen on row boats cruising along Nhieu Loc - Thi Nghe Canal, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Pham Huu

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Belgium sculptor wins prize at int'l symposium in Vietnam

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Belgium sculptor wins prize at int'l symposium in Vietnam

Belgium sculptor Fabian Saeren won top prize at the International Sculpture Symposium, which closed yesterday in HCM City.

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Ho Chi Minh City expects 10 pct rise in tourism revenues

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Ho Chi Minh City expects 10 pct rise in tourism revenues

Ho Chi Minh City is on track to post a 7 percent increase in the number of foreign visitors and a 10 percent rise in tourism revenues this year.

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International visitors to Ho Chi Minh City up 7 pct

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International visitors to Ho Chi Minh City up 7 pct

The number of foreign visitors to Ho Chi Minh City this year is estimated at 4.7 million, fulfilling this year’s target and up 7 percent from 2014, according to the municipal People’s Committee.

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International visitors to Ho Chi Minh City up 7%

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International visitors to Ho Chi Minh City up 7%

The number of foreign visitors to Ho Chi Minh City this year is estimated at 4.7 million, fulfilling this year’s target and up 7% from 2014, according to the municipal People’s Committee.

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