Readers air mixed opinions on use of foreign tour guides

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Readers air mixed opinions on use of foreign tour guides

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam News asked readers for their opinions about the Government's ban on non-Vietnamese tour guides working for Vietnamese tour companies. The regulation, while also enforced in some other countries in Southeast Asia, received a mixed reception from readers. While some said the ban was reasonable, others said foreigners should be given a chance to serve the country's tourism sector.

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Conquering Doi Cape – the easternmost point of Vietnam

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SaigonTimes English 1 week(s) ago

Conquering Doi Cape – the easternmost point of Vietnam

We decided to conquer Doi Cape, the easternmost point of the country, on Hon Gom Peninsula in Van Ninh District, Khanh Hoa Province last weekend when our group argued that Dien Cape in Phu Yen Province is not the easternmost point we had visited earlier.

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Vietnamese women’s football team joins in training course in China, Korea

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Vietnamese women’s football team joins in training course in China, Korea

Vietnamese women football team will have a short- term training course in China, Korea on April 11 with aiming at repair for the finals of Asian Cup 2014, .

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Vietnam student initiates project to help foreign tourists

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam student initiates project to help foreign tourists

Members of the project "1st Hanoi", which provides free guidance for foreign tourists in the capital city / PHOTO COURTESY OF TIEN PHONG

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Ninh Thuan prepares for Int’l Grapes and Wine Festival

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The central province of Ninh Thuan held a press conference in Ho Chi Minh City on April 7 to introduce its hosting of the International Grapes and Wine Festival 2014 from July 10-12.

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English man dies touring Ha Long Bay

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

An 63-year-old English tourist named Wright David Denning died on April 3 after accidentally falling into the sea as his boat was touring the famous Ha Long Bay, local authorities has said.

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VFF approves Coach Hoang Van Phuc’s resignation

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago

VFF approves Coach Hoang Van Phuc’s resignation

(VOV) -The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) has accepted head coach Hoang Van Phuc’s resignation and agreed to the early termination of his contract.

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Ha Noi hotels rated in world's top 10 for cheapest room service

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

The travel website has selected Ha Noi as one of 10 major cities in the world having the cheapest room service. The other cities are Tunis, Tunisia; Cape Town, South Africa; Budapest, Hungary; Prague, Czech Republic; and Marrakech, Morocco.

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Bale, Ronaldo guide Madrid to Dortmund revenge

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago

Bale, Ronaldo guide Madrid to Dortmund revenge

Real Madrid eased towards a fourth consecutive Champions League semi-final as Cristiano Ronaldo equalled another goalscoring record in their 3-0 win over Borussia Dortmund at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday.

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Guide book promotes judicial reform

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

The Vietnamese version of Resource Guide on Strengthening Judicial Integrity and Capacity, a key international document promoting an impartial and transparent justice system, was released yesterday.

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Vietnam tourism: Who is guiding who?

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

Vietnam tourism: Who is guiding who?

Editor Notes: The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has recently said that those travel operators who employ foreign guides will be penalized or even have their license revoked, depending on their offenses. The warning was given earlier this month following media reports that many foreigners are working as unlicensed tour guides in the country. Vietnamese tourism laws stipulate that a tour guide must have Vietnamese nationality and live in Vietnam.

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Condolences to Spain

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Báo điện tử CP English 3 week(s) ago

VGP – PM Nguyen Tan Dung extended his condolences to his counterpart Mariano Rajoy of the Kingdom of Spain over the death of former PM Adolfo Suarez.

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Readers air mixed opinions on use of foreign tour guides

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Last week, Viet Nam News asked readers for their opinions about the Government's ban on non-Vietnamese tour guides working for Vietnamese tour companies.

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Draft decree to end PPP hegemony

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

Draft decree to end PPP hegemony

All investors will be able to equally compete for private-public partnership projects in Vietnam according to a decree that will guide the implementation of the recently passed Law on Public Procurement.

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Travel firms using foreign guides will lose license: VNAT

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Travel firms using foreign guides will lose license: VNAT

A Russian man guides a group of Russian tourists around Champa temples in Nha Trang. Photo: Nguyen Chung

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