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Flower power pulls crowds

Thousands of Hanoians and foreign tourists flocked to Hoan Kiem Lake to contemplate the hundreds of thousands of flowers displayed at the capital’s second flower festival, which kicked off on Dec. 30.

Dutch give 22,000 tulips to Hanoi for anniversary

To join in the celebration of Hanoi ’s 1,000 th anniversary, the Netherlands will present more than 22,000 tulips as a gift to the capital city during the Hanoi Flower Festival from December 30, 2009 to January 3, 2010.

Vietnam, Netherlands boost agricultural cooperation

Vietnam and the Netherlands have agreed to boost cooperation on water for food and ecosystems by setting up a joint project on building measures to reduce the Mekong Delta’s vulnerability to climate change.