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Vietnam launches tourism promotion campaign on Facebook

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has just launched a #VietnamNOW photo contest on its Facebook page at @vietnamtourismboard, aiming at widely introducing as well as advertising Vietnamese tourism products to the world.

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Agency leader prompts dyke reinforcement to cope with erratic natural disasters

In an interview with Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper, Mr. Vu Xuan Thanh, deputy chief of the General Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, emphasized the need of fortifying the dyke system to cope with natural disasters, which have been erratic and not followed laws of nature.


First-ever underground market in Ho Chi Minh City, Sense Market, before it was closed in April. The market is re-opened under a new name "Central Market" on September 21. (Photo: sggp)

HCMC’s first-ever underground market reopens

The only underground market in Ho Chi Minh City has been re-opened beneath September 23 Park in District 1, downtown the city, under a new name “Central Market” after it was shut down five months ago.
Opening ceremony of the tourism information portal and travel smart application on mobile devices

Can Tho launches tourism information portal, travel smart app

The Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) in collaboration with the People's Committee of Can Tho city yesterday held an opening ceremony of the tourism information portal and travel smart application on mobile devices.