PM greenlights council to review development plans

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The Prime Minister has approved the establishment of a council to assess all national target programmes on rural development and sustainable poverty reduction for the period of 2016-20.

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Vietnam in Asia's top 5 beer drinkers

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VOV News English 7 day(s) ago

Vietnam in Asia's top 5 beer drinkers

Vietnam Beer Alcohol Beverage Association says Vietnam is fifth in the top ten Asian beer-drinking countries, consuming 31.7 litres a year.

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Vietnam in Asia's top 5 beer drinkers

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam in Asia's top 5 beer drinkers

Vietnam Beer Alcohol Beverage Association says Vietnam is fifth in the top ten Asian beer-drinking countries, consuming 31.7 litres a year.

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Weekly roundup: Foreign home ownership, visa waivers, education rankings, and more

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Weekly roundup: Foreign home ownership, visa waivers, education rankings, and more

Vietnam to allow foreigners to own homes for 100 years

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Vietnam lets visa-free tourists stay longer, may add more countries to waiver list

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Vietnam lets visa-free tourists stay longer, may add more countries to waiver list

Foreign tourists who are already exempt from visa requirements will be allowed to extend their stay in Vietnam to up to 30 days, instead of 15 days.

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PM approves assessment council for national programmes

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

PM approves assessment council for national programmes

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the establishment of an Assessment Council to assess all national target programmes on rural development and sustainable poverty reduction for the period of 2016-20.

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Around 200 rescued from Everest

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Around 200 rescued from Everest

Around 200 people have been rescued from the Mount Everest, Nepal's tourism ministry said on Tuesday and added that 19 people are dead.

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Miss Universe Vietnam contest to begin soon

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Miss Universe Vietnam contest to begin soon

The culture, sports and tourism ministry has just granted permission to Unicorp to organise the Miss Universe Vietnam 2015 contest from April 2 to August 8.

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Egypt to end on-arrival visas for lone travellers

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Egypt will stop issuing on-arrival visas to lone travellers, officials said on Tuesday, in a move aimed at bolstering border security but prompting fears that tourism revenues could be harmed.

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World’s largest cave gets temporary reprieve from cable car

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World’s largest cave gets temporary reprieve from cable car

An adventure tour through the world's largest cave Son Doong in Quang Binh Province. Photo courtesy of Oxalis

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VNAT launches tourism stimulus programme

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago

VNAT launches tourism stimulus programme

Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) announced a stimulus programme for domestic tours in an effort to offset the falling number of international arrivals in the last six months, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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VNAT to launch tourism stimulus program

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

VNAT to launch tourism stimulus program

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) announced a stimulus program for domestic tours in an effort to offset the falling number of international arrivals in the last six months.

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Thailand develops tourism rebranding plans

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

The Thai Tourism Ministry is planning to develop five places into quality destinations as a part of a plan aimed at encouraging tourist groups to increase their spending while in the country.

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Vietnam okays research on controversial cave cable car

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago

Vietnam okays research on controversial cave cable car

Despite opposition from travelers and caution from the UNESCO, the tourism ministry has allowed Quang Binh Province to start planning a cable car project that will penetrate into Son Doong, the world’s largest cave.

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New Year firework show planned to light up HCM City

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VOV News English 7 month(s) ago

New Year firework show planned to light up HCM City

(VOV) - Ho Chi Minh City is set to light the sky within credible firework display at Bitexco Financial Tower in District 1 to welcome in the 2015 New Year with a sparkling barrage of colour and sound.

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