Historic victory for Vietnam at Davis Cup

Historic victory for Vietnam at Davis Cup Vietnam beat Hong Kong at the Davis Cup's BNP Paribas Asia/Oceania Zone Group III on September 15, qualifying for Group II of next year's event. In the men's singles, Hoang Thien lost to Ognian Kolev 1-2. The Vietnamese player was defeated 3-6 in the first set, but fought back to win the second set 6-3. However, Kolev, with strong international experience, made an easy win in the third set, securing a total victory. Thien's loss shouldered the burden … [Read more...]

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MOST Inspectorate asks IP right holders, lawyers, IPR representatives to provide information for their portal (http://iprenforcement.most.gov.vn/)

On 16th Sept 2010, MOST Inspectorate sent the official letter Ref. 221/TTra to IP right holders, lawyers, IPR representatives to provide information for their portal On 18th and 26th August 2010, MOST Inspectorate and USAID Star project organized the launching ceremony of the portal in Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh city. The events were attended by key personels from line ministries, right holders, lawyers, IPR representatives, mass media at both central and province level, whose valuable comments … [Read more...]

Vietnam Airlines offers 2nd “Golden moments” program

(CPV) - From September 18-28, the Vietnam national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines offers the 2nd "Golden moments" program on some domestic routes.

Passengers have the chance to purchase one way tickets on the Ho Chi Minh city - Nha Trang/Phu Quoc route for VND555,000, from Ho Chi Minh city - Quy Nhon for VND 666,000; and Hanoi - Buon Ma Thuot for VND888,000. These prices are applied for departures from September 30 to November 30, 2013, not including taxes, surcharges and some certain items. Detailed information can be found at the website www.vietnamairlines.com, at Vietnam Airlines booking offices throughout the nation, or by calling … [Read more...]

The International Famtrip delegation surveying Phu Yen tourism products

Members of the International Famtrip delegation visiting and surveying at the National scenic of Da Dia reef

After attending the International Tourism Expo - 2013 in Ho Chi Minh city, the Delegation including journalists from South East Asian countries, Russia and a number of Chinese tour operators paid a visit to Phu Yen province to survey tourism products and services. The Famtrip delegation visited major tourism destinations in the province, namely National-Scenic Monument of Da Dia reef, O Loan lagoon, Mang Lang church, An Hai cuisine area, Mon beach-Dien cape, Da Bia mountain, the historic … [Read more...]

Strengthening Pharmaceutical Cooperation between Vietnam and Pakistan

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"Vietnam has high demand for pharmaceutical raw materials and pharmaceutical products. This is an opportunity for Vietnamese and Pakistan companies to cooperate, benefiting the two countries," said Mr Nguyen The Hung, Deputy Director of the Ho Chi Minh city Branch of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI-HCM) at the Vietnam-Pakistan B2B meeting on pharmaceutical industry. The event was held by VCCI-HCM and the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP). Vietnam and Pakistan … [Read more...]

Beach volleyball, aerobics national tournaments draw to close

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Nhan Dan Online - The 2013 National Beach Volleyball Championships and the 2013 National Aerobic Championship drew to a close on September 15 in the northern coastal province of Hai Phong. In the women's team event at the four-day National Beach Volleyball Championships, Phan Thi Cam Hong and Mai Thi Hoa from Ho Chi Minh City won gold, while Tuyet Ngan and Tran Thi Nhung took second and Thanh Loan and Tran Thi Trong were came in third. In the men's competition, Khanh Hoa's Trong Quoc and … [Read more...]

Building an effective mangrove management mechanism in response to climate change

Vietnamhas a long coastline of over 3260km, therefore, coastal areas where concentrate more economic activities with high population density are extremely vulnerable areas before climate Change. Resilience and recovery of coastal areas depend on the capacity of communities and the health of marine and coastal ecosystems, of which mangrove forests plays a very important role. Recently, in Hanoi, the Centre for Marinelife Conservation and Community Development recently held a workshop named … [Read more...]

Can Tho Urbanisation to Reach 70-75 Pct by 2020

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According to the Can Tho City adjusted Master Plan to 2030, with a vision to 2050, recently approved by the Prime Minister, by 2020, the population of Can Tho City will reach 1.5 - 1.6 million, of which urban population will account for some 1.2 million, and the urbanisation rate will reach 70 - 75 percent. By 2030, the population is expected to climb to 2 million, including 1.5 - 1.6 million urban citizens, and the urbanisation rate will be 75 - 80 percent. The city will be divided into four … [Read more...]

Upgrade of Ho Chi Minh route in Central Highlands begins

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Nhan Dan Online - Improvements to a section of the Ho Chi Minh route through the Central Highlands provinces began on September 15. The total investment in the project is expected to be roughly VND4 trillion (US$188 million) and it is scheduled to be completed within 24 months. The upgraded route runs through Dak Lak and Dak Nong provinces with a total length of over 120 km that is divided into two sections. The first section connecting Pleiku city with Dak Lak is 70 km long and the second … [Read more...]

South Korea promotes MICE tourism in HCM City

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(Cinet)- On September 12, the General Department of Korean Tourism held a roadshow introducing South Korea's MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) tourism in Ho Chi Minh city. The exhibition focused on travel and tourism conducted in combination with business meetings and conferences. MICE Director Min Min Hong said the RoK is an internationally renowned destination for this type of tourism. With its 5,000-year history and 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the country's rich … [Read more...]