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Vietnam Aims to Double Power Generation by 2030 to Fuel Fast-Growing Economy

A fast-growing economy and rising income levels have strained the country's power grid.

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As Workers Remain Without Pay, Vietnam Might Face Railway Shutdown

Bad news for anyone considering a train trip.

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Da Nang Monitors South Korean Visitors' Health Status; Vietnam–Daegu Flights Suspended

South Korea is in the midst of a rapid surge of Covid-19 cases, and now has the most confirmed infections outside of China: 763 cases and seven deaths at the time of writing.

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Vietnam Opens First Overseas Tourism Promotion Office in London

The unimaginatively named "The Visit Vietnam" office launched in London on February 18.

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The Moments of Goodwill and Whimsy in Vietnam's Fight Against Coronavirus

In the 2011 medical thriller Contagion, directed by Steven Soderbergh, after an unknown disease strikes the US and then most of the planet, viewers witness a rapidly unraveling world where social deca...

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Vietnam Sees Sharp Drop in Traffic Accidents in January Compared to 2019

During the four weeks leading up to Tet, the number of traffic accidents plummeted across Vietnam, a positive sign considering those also made up the country’s busiest period.

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Spotify, Netflix Halt Free Trials in Vietnam. Are Black Market Accounts to Blame?

No more Netflix and chill for free.

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Vietnam Will Have Harsher Dry Season, Fewer Typhoons in 2020, Experts Say

The harsh dry season is predicted to impact all three regions of the country.

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Vietnam Takes Dramatic Measures to Halt Coronavirus Spread

As the novel coronavirus outbreak continues to rage in China, Vietnam has taken extensive steps in recent days to stem its spread here.

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Amid Coronavirus Epidemic, Vietnam Warns Provinces Against Avian Flu Outbreaks

As the Wuhan coronavirus continues to wreck Asian economies, Vietnam also has to watch out for a resurgence of avian flu.

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Vietnam's Beer Sales Down 25% Since Strict Drunk Driving Laws Come Into Force

Are you drinking less?

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Northern Vietnam Just Had the Hottest Start to a Year in 5 Decades

Is it just us, or is it a little hot in here?

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Viettel to Launch Commercial 5G Service in June

The nation's largest telecommunications company will unveil its 5G network for commercial use beginning in June 2020.

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Vingroup Opens University in Hanoi

It is VinGroup's first private non-profit university. 

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Da Lat Officials Stop Construction of Illegal Glass Bridge in Valley of Love

Somehow work on the bridge had progressed significantly before anyone noticed.

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Vietnam Still Has 800,000 Tons of Unexploded Ordnance, Labor Ministry Says

Explosive remnants from the Second Indochina War continue to haunt livelihoods.

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Vietnam Prepares to Evacuate Workers From the Middle East in Case of US-Iran Conflict

Tensions in the Middle East have been extremely high since the United States killed Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani in a drone strike on January 3. 

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Parents Can Be Fined up to VND1m for Taking Children's Lucky Money

Recent information regarding the legality of parents taking their children’s lucky money has received attention in local media.

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Nhậu Places Respond to Drunk Driving Law With Their Own Transport Services

In response to a decline in customers following stricter laws regarding driving after drinking, bars and restaurants across the country are offering transportation services for patrons. 

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Vietnam Should Aim to Become High-Income Nation by 2045, PM Says

After Vietnam finished 2019 with impressive growth rates, leaders are optimistic that the country is on a stable trajectory to join the ranks of upper-middle-income or even high-income nations within ...