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Visa rules to be loosened to boost tourism competitiveness

13:26 10/10/2014

More relaxed visa policies are an important factor for the tourism industry to boost competitiveness in the region and beyond.

Thousands sign petition on Tax Plaza preservation

09:54 10/10/2014

Hours after a representative of the Honorary Consul General of Finland in HCMC proposed local authorities preserve parts of the Saigon Tax Trade Center due to be demolished soon, hundreds of locals have signed an online petition...

Film week salutes capital's Liberation Day

23:44 09/10/2014

A number of documentaries and films about Hanoi will be screened in the capital city to mark the 60th anniversary of the capital's Liberation Day (October 10).

Czech Republic, Vietnam boost communications cooperation

23:37 09/10/2014

A Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) delegation led by Deputy Minister Truong Minh Tuan is wrapping up a four-day visit to the Czech Republic aimed at boosting cooperation in the communications sector.

Health Ministry uses standby fund for Ebola prevention

15:21 08/10/2014

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has allowed the Ministry of Health to proactively use its standby fund created for countering epidemics in 2014 for preventive measures against Ebola epidemic, which has caused over 3,400 deaths in...

Finnish diplomats suggest partial conservation of Saigon Tax Trade Center

14:47 07/10/2014

Representatives of the Finnish Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City have sent a letter to the HCMC People's Committee and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism proposing a number of measures to conserve part of the Saigon...

An Englishman keen on heritage preservation in Saigon

07:19 07/10/2014

Many Saigonese last week rushed to the Saigon Tax Trade Center in HCMC's District 1 to bid farewell to one of the city's iconic buildings with 130 years of history before it is demolished to build a skyscraper.

Swiss Fribourg choir to perform in Vietnam

23:30 01/10/2014

The Swiss Fribourg choir, will perform in Hanoi on October 8, according to the Performing Arts Centre under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Vietnam selects Asian Beach Games 2016 logo, mascot

23:30 01/10/2014

A logo created by Nguyen Phuoc Duc from Ho Chi Minh City has won a contest designing logo and mascot for the 5th Asian Beach Games that Vietnam will host in 2016.

Tourism week kicks off in Mu Cang Chai

13:29 26/09/2014

Mu Cang Chai district's Culture and Tourism Week was launched on September 25 in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai, attracting a large number of local residents and tourists.

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