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Tuan wins title at tournament for top players

Pham Minh Tuan won at the National Top Tennis Players Tournament.

Pham Minh Tuan triumphed at the National Top Tennis Players Tournament in HCM City yesterday. The Da Nang representative defeated Ha Noi’s Trinh Linh Giang 6-4, 5-7, 6-0 in the men’s singles final at the Phu Tho Tennis Club. It was his second win over Giang, the first came in …

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Jetstar Pacific adds flights for holiday season

Passengers arrive in Tuy Hoa on a Jetstar Pacific flight from Hanoi.

Low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacific has announced more flights to serve an increasing travel demand during the coming Tet Lunar New Year festival. The airline will receive three more Airbus 320 aircraft and schedule additional domestic flights from January 22 to March 8. Two additional flights every day will be added …

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National player Phuong loaned out to Japanese club

Nguyen Cong Phuong will play for Mito HollyHock Club in Japan's J2 League next year on loan.

Talented young midfielder Nguyen Cong Phuong will play for Mito HollyHock Club in Japan’s J2 League next year on loan. The deal was signed between his V-League team Hoang Anh Gia Lai and the Japanese club in HCM City yesterday, but the price and salary were not divulged. Phuong, 20, …

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Na Hang protects biodiversity

Forest rangers patrol in Na Hang special-use forest, Na Hang District,

Covering an area of more than 21,000 ha, facing the Gam river, Na Hang special-use forest, located in the uppermost Na Hang District of north-eastern Tuyen Quang Province, is ranked the 223rd most diverse eco-system in the world , according to the district’s Forest Ranger Department. The forest is home …

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HCM City revels in Christmas spirit

‘Tis the season: Vietnamese crowds gather on the plaza outside HCM City's tallest building, the Bitexco Tower, to snap photos in front of Christmas decorations.

Christmas doesn’t come with snow or sleigh bells in Viet Nam, but twinkling lights, inviting aromas and good cheer are in abundant supply. Bo Xuan Hiep reports. It was only two weeks before Christmas and Nguyen Thi Yen Nga had little standing room to snap photos in front of a …

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Binh Duong to start at home

Defending champs: Becamex Binh Duong will take on Can Tho in a first round match of the V.League 1 2016

Becamex Binh Duong will start their V.League 1 title defending journey with a clash against ambitious Can Tho in the national premier league 2016 opener on February 20. According to a draw organised on Saturday in Ha Noi, the champions will enjoy their home soil advantage where their rivals will …

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Customs officials seize 2.2 tonnes of elephant tusks

Hai Phong customs officials found more than 2.2 tonnes of elephant tusks being smuggled into Viet Nam from Mozambique yesterday.

Hai Phong customs officials found and seized more than 2.2 tonnes of elephant tusks smuggled into Viet Nam from Mozambique yesterday. The tusks arrived at Tan Vu Port in the northern coastal Hai Phong City on November 29. They were sent by an enterprise in Mozambique to Ha Linh Import-Export …

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Golfers compete to support poor

FLC Golf Links will host a tournamnent to support poor people in Thanh Hoa Province.

The AMD Golf Challenges 2015 – Swing for the Poor will be organised at the FLC Samson Golf Links in Thanh Hoa Province on December 26-27. More than 300 golfers, both semi-professionals and amateurs, have registered to compete for total prize money of nearly VND20 billion (US$889,000). Apart from the …

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Viet Nam welcomes COP21’s climate deal

Viet Nam has welcomed the Paris Agreement, which attempts to limit the rise in global temperature to less than 2oC, saying that it will open a new chapter in coping with climate change.

Viet Nam has welcomed the Paris Agreement, which attempts to limit the rise in global temperature to less than 2oC, saying that it will open a new chapter in coping with climate change. In a statement yesterday, Vietnamese Foreign Minister Spokesman Le Hai Binh said that the ratification of the …

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