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Vietnamese spending more money on travel

The lucrative tourism market is being exploited massively by domestic and foreign travellers through internet-based tools.

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Vietnam promotes Ngoc Linh ginseng as a national brand

Ngoc Linh ginseng is a medicinal herb found on Ngoc Linh Mountain located between Quang Nam and Kon Tum province.

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SBV prepares bad debt settlement plan

The central bank on Friday held an online conference to prepare for the implementation of the scheme to settle non-performing loans (NPL) and restructure credit institutions in the 2016-20 period.

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Street vendor spaces on paper, not concrete

Ambitious plans to establish designated areas for street vendors in Hà Nội and HCM City have yet to materialise, months after a “sidewalk clean-up” campaign fuelled debates over the future of street vendors.

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Vietnam property market looks to up transparency

The Vietnamese property market must improve market information transparency to attract investment and develop sustainability, experts said.

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Noise pollution affects 15 million Vietnamese people

At least 15 million of the country’s 52-million workforce is suffering the consequences of severe noise levels, the Institute of Occupational Health and Environment, said on July 20.

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Cost overruns found in major HN projects

The Government Inspectorate (GI) has released findings of egregious wrongdoing in the implementation of a number of BT (Build-Transfer) and BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) infrastructure and environmental projects in Hà Nội City.

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Qatar's ruler said Friday that the Gulf emirate is ready for talks to resolve a diplomatic crisis with a Saudi-led bloc so long as his country's sovereignty is respected.

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Football mega-star Cristiano Ronaldo jetted into Singapore for a flying visit to Valencia owner Peter Lim and his family Friday on his way to a media event in China.

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For modern Olympic host cities, the twin threats of terrorism and financial ruin constantly loom. But spare a thought for Tokyo 2020 organisers, who face the added risk of a devastating earthquake or tsunami.

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A gas canister explosion tore through a restaurant in the eastern China city of Hangzhou on Friday, killing two people and injuring 55, local authorities said.

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte made a surprise visit to the wartorn city of Marawi on Thursday where troops are still engaged in a brutal fight to crush Islamic State group-inspired militants.

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Forty-four Chinese and Malaysian suspects have been detained in the Philippines over the kidnapping and beating of a Singaporean woman abducted at a Manila casino, authorities said Thursday.

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