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Vietnam's Internet Much Cheaper but Slower Than Asian Peers', Report Shows

A new report from Broadbandchoices, a UK-based service provider for broadband, television, and mobile companies ranked internet accessibility for 169 countries, with Vietnam ranked 56th. One of the fa...

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Vietnam Jumps 4 Places to 79th in UN World Happiness Ranking

Even with the catastrophes caused by COVID-19 last year, Vietnam’s overall happiness improved, albeit not by much.

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Da Lat Is Getting First-Ever Traffic Lights to Help With Congestion

Wild times in Da Lat.

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Hanoi Identifies Teens Suspected of Harassing Women in Tay Ho

This follows a string of assault and harassment allegations focused around West Lake.

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Covid-19 Worsens Gender Inequalities in Vietnam's Labor Market, Research Shows

The pandemic has touched every corner of the world, but it has impacted female workers more than men.

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Vietnam Introduces Korean, German as Foreign Language Options of Public Syllabus

Students at public schools across Vietnam now have two more choices in the pool of foreign languages for their formal education.

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Provinces Announce Post-Tet Covid-19 Regulations

With Tet ending, health officials are taking steps to ensure that COVID-19 doesn't spread beyond the current hotspots in Vietnam.

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Tourism Ministry to Pursue World Heritage Status for Cat Ba

It would be Vietnam's ninth UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Shift to Cargo Shipping Helped VietJet Turn a Profit in 2020

With a profit of VND70 billion (US$3 million), it is one of the only airlines in the world to not reduce its workforce and remain profitable last year. 

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Lowy Institute Ranks Vietnam's Pandemic Response Second-Best Globally

As Vietnam confronts a fresh COVID-19 outbreak, it has scored exceptionally well in a new global analysis of pandemic responses.

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What We Know So Far About Vietnam's New 84-Case Covid-19 Wave

Health authorities are moving fast to contain Vietnam’s latest COVID-19 outbreaks — which so far include a total of 84 new cases — in northern provinces.

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Online Ranking Places Hanoi, Saigon Among Cities With Lowest Quality of Life

Do you agree?

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Standard Chartered Predicts 7.8% GDP Growth for Vietnam in 2021

It's going to be a good year, according to a recent report.

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Ahead of Tết, Vietnam Cuts Repatriation Flights, Requires Full 14-Day Quarantine

Ahead of the Tết holiday next month, Vietnam has decided to tighten regulations regarding foreign arrivals and their quarantine period.

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Vietravel Airlines, Vietnam's 6th Carrier, Officially Starts Flying This Month

The nation's sixth air carrier, Vietravel Airlines, is officially taking off.

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Phu Tho Theme Park Suspended After Roller Coaster Accident Kills 1, Injures 2

One student died and two others were hospitalized after a roller coaster accident at an amusement park.

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Southern Vietnam Records One of Coldest Temperatures in 4 Decades

"Ok campers, rise and shine, and don't forget your booties 'cause it's cold out there."

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Vietnam's Communications Ministry Opens Anti-Fake News Center

Will the organization become the Vietnamese Snopes?

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Vietnam's Textile Industry Exported 1.37bn Face Masks in 2020

During a year when Vietnam’s textile industry was hurt by plummeting demand, local producers found a silver lining in face masks.

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Socialite Sibling of Vietnam's Case 17 Launches Luxury Hand Sanitizer Brand

Nga Nguyen, a 27-year-old London-based socialite who gained fame when she and her sister were at the epicenter of a COVID-19 outbreak in Vietnam last February, has launched a line of self-care it...