HCMC to add over 100 high-end public toilets

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HCMC to add over 100 high-end public toilets

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport is enlisting private investment in the building of more than 100 public toilets of four to five-star standards after the first ten ones won public support.

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Local carriers busy for new international air routes

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Local carriers busy for new international air routes

Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific and VietJetAir are rolling up their sleeves for plans to open new international services connecting Vietnam and other parts of Asia later this year, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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City plans to relocate apparel factories to other localities

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Ho Chi Minh City has just compiled a master plan for developing the city's textile-garment industry to 2020 with a vision to 2030, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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Admiring stalactites in Thien Duong Cave

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Admiring stalactites in Thien Duong Cave

Thien Duong Cave, or Paradise Cave, is one of the most beautiful, magnificent caves in the world. Opened to tourists five years after its discovery in 2005, the cave is in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park that was recognized as the World Natural Heritage Site in 2003 by UNESCO.

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HCM City urged to adopt bold measures for flood control

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HCM City urged to adopt bold measures for flood control

Flood experts have called for the Ho Chi Minh City government to adopt drastic measures to control flooding here in the city; otherwise, the city will not be able to solve this chronic problem in future, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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Wood firms face fiercer competition at home

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Local wood enterprises will face a tougher price and product quality competition with their rivals from other parts of Southeast Asia next year when the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) takes shape, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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Supply-demand connectivity programme bears fruit

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Enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City and other provinces have clinched more than 430 contracts with a total value of over 19 trillion VND since the city launched a supply-demand connectivity programme nearly three years ago, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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Quang Ninh receives farming assistance

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The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will provide 50 tonnes of chlorine to help the northern province of Quang Ninh fight disease outbreaks among shrimp.

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Pepper traders warned of hasty contract signing

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The global pepper market is forecast to face a supply shortfall next year which will certainly drive prices up, so local traders should not hastily sign contracts with buyers to avoid losses, Saigon Times daily on October 29 quoted the Vietnam Pepper Association (VPA) as saying.

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Japan tours attractive to Vietnamese tourists

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Around 10,000 Vietnamese come to Japan a month and many of them are tourists, said Saigon Times daily on October 29.

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HCM City to apply DBO format to wastewater plant

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Local authorities in Ho Chi Minh City have agreed to apply for the first time the design-build-operate (DBO) format to a wastewater treatment plant in the second phase of an environmental sanitation project in Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal basin, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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Automakers report surging demand

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Automakers in the country are running their factories at full capacity to meet surging demand, which is in stark contrast to sombre forecasts made earlier this year, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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Vietnam hub to move karaoke parlors out of residential areas

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Vietnam hub to move karaoke parlors out of residential areas

More than nine years after stopping issue of fresh licenses for karaoke parlors and dancing clubs, Ho Chi Minh City is now planning to move existing ones out of residential areas or have them switch to other businesses in an effort to check prostitution.

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Swift VN-EU FTA talks

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Swift VN-EU FTA talks

VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and President of the European Commission (EC) Jose Manuel Barroso have issued a statement detailing the two sides’ orientations to conclude negotiations on the European Union-Vietnam free trade agreement (FTA) when they met in Brussels, Belgium on Monday as part of the Prime Minister’s official visit to Europe. In an emailed interview with The Saigon Times Daily, Ambassador and Head of the European Union Delegation to Vietnam Franz Jessen clarifies when negotiations...

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Delta localities join hands to woo tourists

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The Mekong Delta provinces of An Giang and Kien Giang and Can Tho city have clinched a cooperation agreement on diversifying tourism products in order to attract more tourists to the region, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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