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PM urges aviation industry to tighten security

PM urges aviation industry to tighten security

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the aviation industry to tighten security and safety as they are important issues currently.

HCM City seeks longer visa exemptions

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Tourism has proposed the Government extend its visa exemption policy for international tourists from nine countries to 30 days from 15 days to promote tourism development to help reach the city’s target of

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 Hanoi expands on iParking pilot

Hanoi will introduce iParking at an additional 118 parking lots and nine streets in four districts from September 1 if approval is forthcoming from the Hanoi People’s Committee.

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Teaching kids who can’t afford schooling

For the last 17 years, a special school in HCM City’s District 7 has been providing a priceless service to children of poor migrant workers struggling to eke out a living.

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Farmers invent cable car to carry custard apples from mountains

Many farmers in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son have constructed an improvised cable car to carry custard apples from the mountains.

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 Drivers pay small notes at toll station in protest

Many drivers are putting small notes into bottles when they pay toll fees at Cai Lay BOT toll station in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang as part of a go-slow protest at excessive fees.

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Tourism may prove one of the bigger casualties from a strong earthquake that struck a region of southwestern China whose natural beauty and Tibetan heritage draw millions of visitors each year.

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Hanoi fights against overcharging problem

Police in Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi have fined nearly VND20m (USD880) in 30 cases of overcharging and forcing tourists to buy goods since late 2016.

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