Over 21,600 foreigners flock to Vietnam’s ongoing Hue Festival

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Over 21,600 foreigners flock to Vietnam’s ongoing Hue Festival

By the end of last Sunday, 49,181 tourists, including 21,604 foreigners, arrived in Hue to join the 2014 Hue Festival, which opened last Saturday and closes on April 20, the festival’s organizer announced at the April 14 press conference.

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HCM City plays key role in economic reform

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HCM City plays key role in economic reform

Ho Chi Minh City has greatly contributed to the country's economic reform of the last three decades, a conference heard in HCM City on April 14.

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Automobile imports pick up speed

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Automobile imports pick up speed

(VOV) -More than 5,200 cars were imported into the domestic market in the first quarter of 2014, representing 1,400 units more than the comparable period last year, according to Vietnam Customs statistics.

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Japanese expert says Vietnam stuck in middle income trap

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Japanese expert says Vietnam stuck in middle income trap

There are at least five signs showing that Vietnam has fallen into the middle income trap, a Japanese economics expert who has 20 years of experience in doing research on the Southeast Asian country told Tuoi Tre on Monday, reaffirming what he remarked at a conference last month.

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Central region’s people suffering drought

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Central region’s people suffering drought

VietNamNet Bridge – No drop of rain has been felt in Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan Provinces over the last five months. People have been struggling to survive the drought, while plants have been fading under the scorching sun.

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Authorities declare country bird flu-free, warn of foot-and-mouth epidemic

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Authorities declare country bird flu-free, warn of foot-and-mouth epidemic

VietNamNet Bridge - The Animal Health Department has reported that Vietnam is free from bird flu, with no new outbreaks detected in the last two weeks. However, foot-and-mouth disease has appeared in some locations.

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Ministry reports no new bird flu cases

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The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's Animal Health Department has reported that Viet Nam was free from bird flu, with no new outbreaks being detected in the last two weeks.

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Japanese police drop hostess of Vietnam Airlines

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VietNamNet Bridge - According to Japanese media, the police have released a stewardess of the national air carrier Vietnam Airlines who was accused of smuggling.

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Tobacco lobby pushes for tax increase delay

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VietNam News English 6 hour(s) ago

Increasing the special consumption tax on tobacco is essential but should not be done next year since smuggling is rampant, cigarette companies and the Viet Nam Tobacco Association told a seminar late last week to discuss amendments to the Law on Special Consumption Tax.

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City plays key role in economic reform

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City plays key role in economic reform

HCM City has greatly contributed to the country's economic reform of the last three decades, a conference heard in HCM City on Monday.

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Toyota Vietnam recalls Hilux pickups

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SaigonTimes English 16 hour(s) ago

HCMC - Toyota Motor Vietnam has added the imported Hilux pickup trucks to a recall campaign it launched last week to fix the airbag-related fault related to 42,772 Innova and Fortuner cars.

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Vietnam world’s ninth biggest recipient of remittances

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Vietnam world’s ninth biggest recipient of remittances

HCMC - Vietnam came in ninth among the countries that received the most remittances last year, according to a migration and development brief recently announced by the World Bank (WB).

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People’s Artist Trinh Thinh passes away

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People’s Artist Trinh Thinh passes away

People’s Artist Trinh Thinh who was well known for numerous striking roles in local movies died of a stroke last week at Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi at the age of 87.

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Megaupload's Dotcom, facing legal threat, launches political party

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Megaupload's Dotcom, facing legal threat, launches political party

AUCKLAND - Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom holds court while bathing in the pool of a sprawling New Zealand mansion, fist bumping and chatting with some of the 700 guests gathered to celebrate the political party he launched last month to promote Internet freedom.

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Trade surplus hits over US$1.08 billion in Q1

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Trade surplus hits over US$1.08 billion in Q1

(VOV) -According to Vietnam Customs statistics, Vietnam’s trade turnover in the first quarter of 2014 was estimated at US$65.99 billion, up 13.8% compared to last year’s figures.

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