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Hai Au Aviation launches seaplane

Hai Au Aviation, the first private airline company to offer seaplane service for tourism in Viet Nam, is providing a new luxury tourism package that features Ha Long Bay.

The package, offered in collaboration with Paradise Cruises, features seaplane and sightseeing aboard luxury cruises and is expected to bring a unique experience to domestic and international tourists who wish to discover one of Viet Nam’s natural world heritage sites in a different way. After 30 minutes of flying by …

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2 Cambodians die in boat collision in Vietnam’s waters

The bodies of two Cambodian fisherwomen who fell into the sea when their lightless junk collided with a Vietnamese fishing boat on Thursday have been recovered in Vietnam’s waters.

The bodies of two Cambodian fisherwomen who fell into the sea when their lightless junk collided with a Vietnamese fishing boat on Thursday have been recovered in Vietnam’s waters. The two bodies were found off Ha Tien Town in the southern province of Kien Giang on Friday, the Vietnam Maritime …

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New rules govern discarded products

Discarded phones and tablets are among waste products that will be retrieved and processed from January 1, 2015.

HA NOI — Discarded phones and tablets are among waste products that will be retrieved and processed from January 1, 2015, under a decision taken by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung. Designed to improve environment protection efforts in the country, the decision divides waste products into six groups: batteries and …

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An Lang unveils righteous legacy

Royals at rest: Concrete buildings entomb three kings in An Lang (Mausoleum).

Of all the feudal monuments and sites that visitors to Hue get to enjoy, the most prominent and familiar ones are those that reflect the glory of the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945). However, those who want to know something about the dark side of royal life, as well as patriotism among …

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No time to lose for climate change action

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, Philippines President Benigno Aquino III and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim have released a joint Op-Ed on the need for the world leaders to take action on climate change

Across East Asia, we have been witnessing deadly flooding and winds unleashed by another super typhoon. Local governments, people and communities are working to rebuild their shattered homes and livelihoods. The scenes of destruction in the Philippines, Viet Nam and China are a reminder of why we, and leaders everywhere, …

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An Lang unveils righteous legacy

Royals at rest: Concrete buildings entomb three kings in An Lang (Mausoleum)

Of all the feudal monuments and sites that visitors to Hue get to enjoy, the most prominent and familiar ones are those that reflect the glory of the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945). However, those who want to know something about the dark side of royal life, as well as patriotism among …

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