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At 96.2m Citizens, Vietnam Is the World's 15th-Most Populated Country

Over the last decade, Vietnam witnessed its population grow by 10.4 million.

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New Proposal Wants to Reduce Speed of High-Speed Train to Save $33bn

As a new proposal suggests, by switching the route and reducing speed by 150km/h, the high-speed railway connecting Hanoi and Saigon is estimated to cost just US$26 billion, instead of the initial US$...

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Vietnam Among Top 10 Best Countries for Expats: HSBC Report

Switzerland, Singapore and Canada took the top spots in HSBC's Expat 2019 Global Report, which was released last Thursday.

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Da Nang Is the Most Popular Destination for Vietnamese Tourists This Summer

Agoda, a popular online traveling booking platform, recently published their statistics for the top 10 destinations for Vietnamese tourists in summer 2019.

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US Imposes Heavy Tariffs on Steel From Vietnam of South Korea, Taiwan Origins

The main targets of the United States' newest tariffs are corrosion-resistant steel products and cold-rolled steel.

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Yok Don National Park Welcomes 2 Elephants Freed From Tourist Rides

Good news for Vietnam’s animal lovers!

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Vietnam, EU Ink Historic Trade Deal That Reduces 99% of Bilateral Tariffs

The deal, which slashes 99% of tariffs between the two sides, represents the first such agreement between the European Union (EU) and a developing nation in Southeast Asia.

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Pork Shortage Caused by African Swine Fever Might Last Until 2020

As of June 28, African swine fever had spread to 60 provinces and cities and resulted in the culling of three million pigs, or 10% of the total number of pigs in Vietnam.

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As Hot Weather Grills Central Vietnam, Multiple Wildfires Ravage Ha Tinh

After three days of constant fire-fighting efforts by local law enforcement and military personnel, the forest fires in Ha Tinh Province were finally subdued.

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Vietnamese Passport Strength Improves Slightly to 73rd of 94

Overtaking Algeria and Haiti, Vietnam moved up to 73rd out of 94 spots.

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5 Men Jailed for Killing Endangered Primates in Nghe An National Park

Sentences were given to five men in Nghe An Province for poaching a pair of langurs in Pu Mat National Park.

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New Data Shows Fansipan Is 4.3m Higher Than Previously Recorded

After a recent round of measurements, experts believe that the peak of Mount Fansipan is higher than previously recorded.

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Da Nang Will Pilot a Public Bicycle-Sharing Program to Reduce Traffic

To combat increasing traffic and pollution concerns, the city will trial a high-tech bicycle-sharing program.

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How a Vietnamese Fishing Boat Saved 22 Filipino Victims From a Shipwreck

The group of Vietnamese fishermen includes ten people working on a fishing boat belonging to Tien Giang resident Ngo Van Theng.

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246 Illegal Vietnamese Workers Arrested in Taiwan

Taiwan continues its crackdown against illegal workers in the country that began in January.

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Experts Warn Against Building Hydropower Plants On Red River

Lao Cai Province authorities have proposed building two hydropower plants on the Red River.

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With Vietnam's Thriving Air Travel Comes Severe Pilot Shortage

The country will need 2,680 pilots for commercial flights by 2020, nearly twice as many as it currently has.

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Vietnam Passes Stricter Regulations of Alcohol Ads, Blanket Ban on Drunk Driving

According to the current law, drivers are not allowed to drive with a blood alcohol concentration higher than 50mg/dl.

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Vietnam National Team Players Become Ambassadors for Campaign Against Plastic Waste

Vietnam’s recently launched nationwide anti-plastic campaign just got a heavyweight celebrity endorsement.

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Vietnam's PM Endorses National Campaign to Eliminate Single-Use Plastics

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc announced the ambitious aim at the first national anti-plastic parade organized by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Hanoi administration l...