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Vietnam ideal for Asia first-timers

A bowl of bun oc (snail noodle soup), a favourite Hanoi dish

Vietnam and Hong Kong are places where travellers should get their first Asia experience, Canadian travel news site Mapped said. Hong Kong offered a more modern experience while Vietnam provided a more true and authentic taste of the Asian lifestyle, it said. Food lovers should visit Hanoi’s Dong Xuan Market, …

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Immunotherapy for cancer patients piloted in Vietnam

The immunotherapy treatment for cancer, which has just won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Medicine, has been brought to Vietnam. The treatment, being piloted on several late-stage cancer cases, has proven that it can freeze cancer cells using the body’s immune system. It is considered good news for cancer patients. …

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Light motorbikes to remain dominant until 2030 and onwards

Light motorbikes and scooters will continue to be the key means of transport for Vietnamese people until 2030. Dreadful lack of management The research on the role of motorbikes in Vietnam at present and in the future conducted by Vu Anh Tuan from the Vietnamese-German Transportation Research Centre (Vietnamese-German University), …

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E-commerce looks towards sustainable development

E-commerce has rocketed in Vietnam over the past five years, with online retail sales expanding 20 percent annually, according to the Department of E-commerce and Digital Economy under the Ministry of Industry and Trade. Le Thi Ha, head of the department’s policy office, said Vietnam’s e-commerce retail sales had reached …

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Smart homes becoming more popular in Vietnam

Smarthome becomes more popular in Vietnam

As the apartment market in Vietnam is becoming saturated, real estate developers are trying to improve competitiveness of their products by integrating smarthome technology. With smart device prices on the decrease and convenience on the rise, the smarthome market is expected to develop rapidly with the growth rate of 20-30 …

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The hot market for bottled drinks

The bottled drink market is getting hotThe bottled drink market is getting hot

The domestic bottled drink market is getting ‘scorching hot’ because of the increasingly high demand for drinks that are good for health. Retailers say that food and drinks are two categories of products witnessing stable sales growth. It is estimated that bottled drink products are found in 4-5 out of …

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European Parliament holds hearing on EU-Vietnam FTA

The European Parliament (EP)’s Committee on International Trade (INTA) on October 10 held an opening hearing on the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) between Vietnam and the European Union (EU). Addressing the event, Head of the Vietnamese delegation to the hearing Deputy Minister of Industry …

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US defense chief to pay second visit to Vietnam this year

US Defense Secretary James Mattis visits a pagoda in Hanoi during his Vietnam visit in January 2018.

The visit comes as the US is pushing a new strategy to ensure a “free and open Indo-Pacific” region with partners such as India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam. US Defense Secretary James Mattis will visit Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s largest economic hub, on October 16-17, marking his second trip …

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