48 students take part in ‘Prudential-Good Essay, Good Writing’ contest in Tra Vinh

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48 students take part in ‘Prudential-Good Essay, Good Writing’ contest in Tra Vinh

The regional level Prudential-Good Essay, Good Writing contest kicked off in Tra Vinh province on October 22, with the participation of 48 secondary school students.

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Speed limits increase on three highways

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

The Ministry of Transport has approved an increase in the speed limits on the HCM City-Long Thanh-Dau Giay Expressway and Thang Long Boulevard and Belt Road No.3 in Ha Noi.

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Tien Giang opens eco-tourism sites

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago

The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang this year opened three ecotourism sites, Tan Thanh, Dong Thap Muoi and Cai Be. The province targets 1.4 million tourists by the end of the year. Since the beginning of the year, it has seen 1 million tourists this year, an increase of more than 9 per cent compared to the same period last year.

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Fog covers HCMC’s downtown

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Fog covers HCMC’s downtown

Fog covers HCMC's downtown on October 16
Early October 16, fog covered many areas in Ho Chi Minh City’s downtown area and nearby districts, limiting visions in those areas for hours.

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Venezuela marks effort to save Nguyen Van Troi

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The Venezuelan embassy in Ha Noi held a ceremony yesterday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the martyrdom of American War hero Nguyen Van Troi, who is very familiar to the people of Venezuela.

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City urged to save part of old trade centre for posterity

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

City urged to save part of old trade centre for posterity

The Honorary Consul General of Finland in HCM City, Phung Anh Tuan, is leading a delegation of diplomats who want to preserve a portion of the Sai Gon Tax Trade Center, which is slated for demolishment this month to make room for a new 40-story building.

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Vinacomin rakes in $76m from divestment

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

The Viet Nam National Coal and Mineral Industries Holding Corporation (Vinacomin) has gained VND1.6 trillion (US$76.1 million) from the divestment of three companies in its non-core businesses this year.

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Bank loans help City stabilise prices

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Commercial banks in HCM City are committed to lending VND8.3 trillion (US$391.67 million) to companies that are participating in the price-stabilisation programme for Tet (Lunar New Year) 2015. This is four times the amount lent last year.

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Support industry expos open in HCM City

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Four mega-exhibitions related to the support industry opened on October 9 at the Sai Gon Exhibition and Convention Centre in District 7.

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Dengue fever kills 15 nationwide

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

More than 14,000 cases of dengue fever have been recorded nationwide this year, including 15 fatalities, according to the Preventive Medicine Department. The infection rate among children under 15 years old accounted for 46 per cent. Deaths occurred in HCM City and Binh Phuoc, Ca Mau, Dong Nai and Phu Yen provinces.

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Support industry expos open in City

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Four mega-exhibitions related to the support industry opened yesterday at the Sai Gon Exhibition and Convention Centre in District 7.

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City to launch boat tour on Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

City to launch boat tour on Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal

HCM City will launch a new boat tour to view the city on the Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe Canal in December.

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ANZ at risk of losing out from SSI divestment

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

The investment of ANZ in Sai Gon Securities Inc. (SSI), if calculated in dollars, might prove to be unprofitable even after the bank divests from the Vietnamese brokerage.

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Computer sets given to poor mountainous districts

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Computer sets given to poor mountainous districts

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Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper last week offered 10 computer sets and 500 notebooks to Primary School Loc Chau and 1,000 notebooks to good students in Junior High School Luong The Vinh in the highlands province of Lam Dong

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Museum on wet rice cultivation to be built

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

A museum on Vietnam’s wet rice cultivation in the Mekong Delta will be built in Vung Liem district in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long, according to the Sai gon Giai phong daily.

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