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Vietnam praised for stunning caves, street food

A tunnel inside a cave at Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park in central Vietnam.

Lifestyle website Thrillist has compiled a list of the best things to do in Southeast Asia, urging visitors to Vietnam to explore the country’s caves and check out its street food scene. The site said the cave system of the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in the central region is the …

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Ben Tre cycling tournament to cover 11 localities

Twelve teams will compete in the 18th National Men's Cycling Tournament-Ben Tre Television Cup on January 11

The 18th National Men’s Cycling Tournament-Ben Tre Television Cup is scheduled to begin in the southern Ben Tre Province on January 11. The event will attract cyclists from 12 teams across the country, who will compete in seven stages over 840km through 11 Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta localities such as …

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Company could face fine for environmental damage

Construction site of the Nha Trang Sao projec in Khanh Hoa Province. The province's authorities have proposed that province authorities impose a VND225 million (US$10,010) fine on the Nha Trang Sao project investor for damaging the environment, encroaching and filling up Nha Trang Bay.

Agencies in Khanh Hoa Province have proposed that province authorities impose a VND225 million (US$10,010) fine on the Nha Trang Sao project investor for damaging the environment, encroaching and filling up Nha Trang Bay. The proposal was released at a meeting held on Friday to review inspections on the Nha …

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Hau Giang plans clean water funds

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The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Hau Giang plans to allocate more than VND35 billion (US$1.56 million) to bring clean water to local rural residents in 2016. Under the plan, over 4,000 additional rural households will have access to clean water, raising the rate of rural households supplied with …

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Vietnamese boy wins kids golf championship

Andy Dang Quang Anh wins the 2015 Kids Golf World Championship's Boys 10 Category in Malaysia.

Andy Dang Quang Anh has become the new champion in the Boys 10 category at the 2015 Kids Golf World Championship Malaysia in Johor. He got +10 with a total of 226 strokes, after scoring of 64, 76 and 76 in three rounds. Malaysia’s Rizq Adam Rohizam finished second with …

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Tu, Trang claim tournament titles

Nguyen Anh Tu won the men's singles title at the National Top Table Tennis Players Tournament.

Nguyen Anh Tu of Ha Noi T&T won the men’s singles title at the National Top Table Tennis Players Tournament, which ended on December 28 in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province. Tú won all 11 matches at the three-day tournament, defeating favourites Tran Tuan Quynh, Dinh Quang Linh and Le Tien …

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Viet Nam to develop national greenhouse gas inventory system

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the building of a national greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory system with the aim of creating a legal foundation for GHG inventory accounting in the country.

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the building of a national greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory system with the aim of creating a legal foundation for GHG inventory accounting in the country, a Government report said. The system, which is expected to be put into operation next year, also aims …

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Kites to fill skies above Grand Ho Tram Strip on New Year’s Day

The Grand Ho Tram Strip will host the first Ho Tram Kite Festival above its spectacular coastline from 10am to 5pm on January 1 and 2.

The Grand Ho Tram Strip will host the first Ho Tram Kite Festival above its spectacular coastline from 10am to 5pm on January 1 and 2. The event, held in partnership with the Ba Ria-Vung Tau Culture and Tourism Department, will also other interesting activities. Ten groups of professional Vietnamese …

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Mekong to battle climate change

A corner of Ninh Kieu ward of Can Tho City in the Mekong Delta. Experts say that the infrastructure needs of the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta to battle the impact of climate change will be a key factor before setting up six agro-ecological zones in the region.

The infrastructure needs of the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta to battle the impact of climate change will be a key factor before setting up six agro-ecological zones in the region, Deputy Minister of Construction Phan Thi My Linh said on Monday in Ha Noi. An adjustment to the region’s long-term …

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