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Hanoi among nominees for leading city destination award

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has for the first time nominated Hanoi alongside 17 other big cities around the world. The other cities are: Auckland (New Zealand), Cape Town and Durban (South Africa), Dubai, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Las Vegas and New York (the U.S.), Lisbon (Portugal), London (the …

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Tail Hair Jewelry Is a New Trend That’s Hurting Vietnam’s Elephants

Details Published on Sunday, 30 September 2018 08:00 Written by Saigoneer. Add demand for elephant tail hair jewelry, beside habitat loss and ivory poaching, to the list of what will likely lead to the extinction of this incredible creature.  In Dak Lak, the mountainous highland province where Vietnam’s remaining wild …

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Vietnamese businessman turns ambulance driver for the poor

For months now, people in Soc Trang City of the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang have been singing praises of Nguyen Thanh Hoa, 42, who has spent tens of thousands of US dollars on launching a free ambulance service for people in difficult circumstances. Hoa said that more than …

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