Ho Chi Minh City delays tourist wharf closure; cruisers stay until late March

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Ho Chi Minh City delays tourist wharf closure; cruisers stay until late March

Bach Dang wharf in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo credit: Saigon Times Online

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First cable car system put into use in Mekong Delta

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The first cable car system in the Mekong Delta will be put into service on February 14, making it easier for local and foreign visitors to visit the touristic Bay Nui area in An Giang province, according to the project owner An Giang Tourism Development Joint Stock Company (ANDESCO).

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Vietnam begins bridge construction to cut distance to Ha Long Bay

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Vietnam begins bridge construction to cut distance to Ha Long Bay

Work began Sunday on a bridge that will shave 50 kilometers off the trip from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay.

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Multi-storey workshop buildings to go up in HCM City

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Multi-storey workshop buildings to go up in HCM City

Developers of infrastructure for industrial parks (IP) and export processing zones (EPZ) in HCMC are piloting schemes to construct multi-storey workshop buildings for small and medium manufacturers, according to The Saigon Times Daily.

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Vietnam set to privatize seaports

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Vietnam set to privatize seaports

The Ministry of Transport is calling on the private sector to invest in new ports and plans to pull out of the sector, news website Saigon Times Online reported Thursday.

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Vietnam needs 20 billion chips a year

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Vietnam consumes more than 20 billion integrated circuits (IC) worth a combined 2 billion USD a year but most of them are imported, The Saigon Times Daily reported.

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US to assign $20 mln to non-profit university in Vietnam: report

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The US Congress has approved around US$20 million for a project to establish Fulbright University Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City, the Saigon Times Online reported on Thursday.

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Mass sick leave wins pay raise for Vietnam protesting pilots

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Mass sick leave wins pay raise for Vietnam protesting pilots

More than one hundred Vietnam Airlines pilots called in sick during the New Year holiday amid growing discontent over salaries, an unusual mass protest by white collar workers in the nation.

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Vietnam Airlines to increase flights to England

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Vietnam Airlines to increase flights to England

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Thai group invests in Vietnam's electronics retailer Nguyen Kim

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Thai group invests in Vietnam's electronics retailer Nguyen Kim

A crowded store of Nguyen Kim electronics chain. Photo credit: Saigon Times Online

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Sales of feature phones tumble

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Sales of feature phones tumble

Sales of feature phones declined sharply last year though the number sold was still higher than that of smartphones, the Saigon Times Daily reported, citing data released by retailers.

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Vietnam's industrial zones create 'massive public health burden'

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Vietnam's industrial zones create 'massive public health burden'

Vietnam's industrial zones discharge around 240,000 cubic meters of untreated industrial sewage into the environment every day, according to government reports.

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Northern electronics retailers in expansion race

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Multiple electronics supermarket chains in northern Vietnam are in a race to expand operations beyond Hanoi in order to increase revenues and cash in on rising shopping demand in neighbouring provinces, especially before the Lunar New Year holiday (Tet), the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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More foreigners come for medical tourism

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The Ministry of Health said the number of foreign patients treated by medical facilities in the country surged last year, bringing foreign currency earnings of some 1 billion USD, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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HCM City prepares ample goods for Tet

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Enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City have stockpiled goods worth some 15.85 trillion VND for the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday (Tet) which falls on February 19, a whopping increase of 109 percent compared to the previous holiday, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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