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Thien Mu pagoda, one of the oldest, holiest sites in Hue

08/11/2019 17:18

VTV.vn - Thien Mu pagoda, which is also known as Linh Mu, lies on a hill overlooking the picturesque Huong (Perfume) river in Hue city in central Vietnam.

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Markets forecast to remain positive

02/25/2019 07:59

The market is expected to remains positive trend in the short-term, with the VN-Index keeping moving towards the 990-1,000 point range next week.

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Hau Giang to face salinity

02/19/2019 15:34

VTV.vn - After the Lunar New Year, localities in the Mekong Delta face the risk of drought and salinity. In Hau Giang province, although salinity levels on the river branches are still low, the risk is still very high.

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VN stocks retreat from four-day rally

02/16/2019 06:59

Vietnamese shares corrected from a four-day rally on strong selling pressure as investors attempted to cash out from the surging markets.

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Banks hold auctions to cut bad debts

02/15/2019 04:59

Some banks are putting assets secured with non-performing loans worth hundreds of billions of Vietnamese đồngnbsp;up for auctionnbsp;in the first days of the Lunar New Year to speed up the resolution of bad debts.

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DRVN to start examining toll collection

02/14/2019 08:59

The Directorate for Roads of Việt Nam (DRVN) is planning an investigation into toll collection activities of the State-run Việt Nam Expressway Corporation (VEC) on all highways over concerns of a lack of transparency.

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State leaders extended new year greetings to corporations

02/12/2019 06:59

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân and other leaders visited and extended Tết (Lunar New Year) greetings to the Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Việt Nam (Vietcombank – VCB) and Việt Nam Customs on the first working day of the Year of the Pig yesterday.nbsp;

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VN Index surges after Tết

02/12/2019 06:59

Vietnamese shares soared in the first trading session after returning from the one-week Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday, driven by positive investor sentiment.

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VN Index returns from Tết, aims at 990 points

02/11/2019 08:59

Returning from the one-weeknbsp;Tếtnbsp;(Lunar New Year) holiday, Việt Nam’s benchmark VN Index is forecast to grow strongly with banks leading the market upturn.

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Criminal investigation started against toll station robbers

02/10/2019 18:59

Police in the southern province of Đồng Nai on Sunday started a criminal investigation against two men allegedly involved in the theft of VNĐ2.2 billion (US$100,000) from a toll station on the HCM City-Long Thành-Dầu Giây Expressway on the third day of the Lunar New Year.

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Bạc Liêu bus operators double fares as people return to work after Tết

02/10/2019 16:59

Since Friday some bus companies in the Mekong Delta Province of Bạc Liêu have doubled fares despite local authorities’ instructions not to hike them by more than 40 per cent.

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Food prices edge up after Tet due to low supply

02/08/2019 14:00

VTV.vn - On Thursday, the 3rd day of the Lunar New Year holiday, many traditional markets have reopen. Food stalls open mostly in the morning.

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Over 30,000 visitors offer incense to commemorate Hung Kings during Tet

02/08/2019 08:32

VTV.vn -Over 30,000 visitors have flocked to Hung Kings Temple in Phu Tho province during the first few days of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival to offer incense to the nation’s founders who ruled Vietnam over 4,000 years ago.

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Zodiac animal paintings decorated for Tet holidays

02/08/2019 08:30

VTV.vn - It is customary for Vietnamese people to decorate their houses with paintings during the Lunar New Year festival (Tet). Tet pictures often depict the 12 zodiac animals or a happy, peaceful, affluent family life their owners wish for.

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Hanoians flock the streets to enjoy vibrant Tet atmosphere

02/08/2019 08:25

VTV.vn - The favourable weather in the early days of the Lunar New Year (Tet) 2019, the Year of the Pig, encourages a lot of Hanoians and tourists to flock to the streets to enjoy the festive atmosphere in a new spring.

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Visiting pagodas during Tết

02/06/2019 18:59

Traditionally, during the first three days of the Lunar New Year, Vietnamese families go to pagodas and temples to pray for health, happiness and good fortune in the year ahead. Offerings, including flowers, incense and fruit, are given to wish for a successful year for friends and relatives.

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Spring in Pinh Village

02/06/2019 15:00

VTV.vn - Peach blossoms and apricot flowers are blooming on the mountain side of Ban Pinh village, Trung Minh commune, Yen Son district, Tuyen Quang province, signaling the coming of spring in the remote villages. In the villages, all of the people are Dao Tien ethnic people. They have many unique customs, including customs to welcome the New Year.

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Traffic accidents kill 15 on first day of Tết

02/06/2019 14:59

According to the Traffic Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security, 21 traffic accidents occurred nationwide, causing 15 deaths and 13 injuries, on Tuesday, the first day of the Lunar New Year.

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Tourism market in full swing on Lunar New Year holiday

02/05/2019 14:00

VTV.vn - Tourists from across the country as well as foreign visitors are flocking to popular attractions in HCMC, Binh Thuan, Khanh Hoa, Phu Quoc, Ba Ria-Vung Tau and other localities to celebrate the Lunar New Year holiday (Tet), the longest holiday of the year.

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Life moves at slower pace in Hà Nội on the first morning of the new year

02/05/2019 10:59

After a few busy days shopping and preparations in the run-up tonbsp;Tết, the first day of the lunar new year is usually one of the rarenbsp;occasions whennbsp;the hubbub of a fast-changing Hà Nội winds down as a significant portion of the population return to their hometown for the long holiday. Traditionally, most people stay in with their families after a late and festive night ringing in the n

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