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A love of beer in Vietnam

Vietnamese enjoy beer at a party.Vietnamese enjoy beer at a party.

Finally….. A topic worthy of prolonged philosophical discussion and deep reflection…. Beer! Vietnam jumped into the top 50 beer guzzling countries in the world last year, knocking back over four billion liters, with nearly half of all adults sucking on the suds at one point or another. Regionally, Vietnamese are …

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Vietnam in the eyes of nomadic couple

The for91days.com’s founders are seen in a photo taken in Vietnam

A nomadic couple who has traversed the world and spent an exact 91 days in each of their destinations had to break their rule when they reached Vietnam late last year. “We miss Vietnam!!!”, American national Michael Powell and his German partner Jürgen Horn expressed in an email, a few …

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Hanoi to conduct 2019 census

Residents live in narrow houses in Hanoi’s old quarter.Residents live in narrow houses in Hanoi’s old quarter.

The Ha Noi People’s Committee will conduct the 2019 cencus of all Vietnamese living in the capital city starting on the morning of April 1 next year. The census aims to analyse and forecast population and housing development in the city and supply data for the national census. The census …

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Thousands of dilapidated classrooms in need of repair

Vietnam still needs to rebuild over 150,000 substandard classrooms

Vietnam still needs to rebuild over 150,000 substandard classrooms according to a survey from the Ministry of Education and Training. Most of the classrooms are in the northern mountainous areas and Central Highlands. Many are made from bamboo and a large number of dilapidated rooms cannot shield children from wind …

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Belgium to help Vietnam develop clean agriculture

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (L) shakes hands with Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel in Brussels on October 16, 2018.

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Belgian counterpart Charles Michel have consented to strengthen the two countries’ ties, especially in clean agriculture. The two heads of government joined talks in Brussels on Tuesday within the framework of PM Phuc’s official visit to Belgium from October 16 to 19, …

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HCMC upscale apartment sales much higher than Hanoi

Apartment buildings seen from below in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Premium and luxury apartments in HCMC are seeing high absorption rates while those in Hanoi get few takers. Realtor Vietnam, an association of Vietnamese real estate developers, said in a newly-released report that the absorption rate of premium apartments in Hanoi was 13 percent in the third quarter, while it …

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Taking a tour around Vietnam to discover true beach paradises

Given its 3,000-km coastline, the country is the ultimate place to relax on beautiful beaches with smooth sands and turquoise waters. Despite the recent tourism boom that has turned its popular tourist destinations somewhat boisterous, there is no denying that Vietnam has many glamorous beach paradises spanning from the southern …

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