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New decree removes barriers for rice exporters

Business

New decree removes barriers for rice exporters

According to a new governmental decree, rice-exporting businesses will no longer be required to own rice storage, paddy milling and grinding facilities with processing capacities of 5,000 tonnes of rice and 10 tonnes of paddy per hour, respectively.

Quang Ninh tourism sector welcomes 10 million visitors

Travel

Quang Ninh tourism sector welcomes 10 million visitors

The number of tourists visiting the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh in the first nine months of this year is estimated to top 10 million, an increase of 25 percent over the same period last year, according to the local Department of Tourism.

Hai Phong hosts Dutch Days event

Culture - Sports

Hai Phong hosts Dutch Days event

The northern port city of Hai Phong was the centre of the Dutch Days event on September 21-22 with a wide range of cultural activities held by the city’s People’s Committee and the Dutch Embassy to Vietnam to mark 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations (April 9, 1973).

Hue’s five iconic garden houses get facelift

Society

Hue’s five iconic garden houses get facelift

More than 3.6 billion VND (nearly 155,180 USD) has been spent to restore five “nha ruong” (old garden houses built with wooden beams and pillars) in Phuoc Tich ancient village, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.

Vietnam promotes tourism in US

Travel

Vietnam promotes tourism in US

September 21 (VNA) – “A soulful Vietnam” – a Vietnamese tourism promotion event - was held in Washington D.C., the US, the Southeast Asian country’s fifth largest tourism market, on September 19.