Ben Tre’s people commemorate Cuban leader Fidel Castro Society

Ben Tre’s people commemorate Cuban leader Fidel Castro

A commemoration was held on December 4 by authorities and people in Moncada Village - Luong Hoa commune, Giong Trom district, the southern province of Ben Tre to pay tribute to Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro Ruz, who passed away on November 25.
Typhoon Koppu causes heavy loss in Philippines World

Typhoon Koppu causes heavy loss in Philippines

Typhoon Koppu made landfall in the northeastern Philippines on October 18 with very strong winds, leaving two dead and four injured while forcing 16,000 people to evacuate from their homes.
China cancels deal to buy 1.2 mln tonnes of Thai rice World

China cancels deal to buy 1.2 mln tonnes of Thai rice

China has canceled a deal to buy 1.2 million tonnes of rice from Thailand after this country’s anti-corruption agency launched investigations into a government rice-buying scheme, the Thai commerce minister said on February 4.
US President cancels Southeast Asian tour World

US President cancels Southeast Asian tour

President Barack Obama canceled his plan to visit Southeast Asia and attend a summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Indonesia and ASEAN meetings in Brunei.
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Riverway tourism - Ho Chi Minh City’s new resources

Two months after the Ho Chi Minh City authorities announced the riverway tourism development strategy with six routes from Bach Dang Wharf to Binh Dong, Cu Chi, Can Gio, Long An, Binh Quoi and Phu My Hung, assigned to Saigontourist, Sai Gon Tiep Thi newspaper conducted a survey in late August to outline the panorama of riverway tourism in the city.