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New caves found in Phong Nha-Ke Bang Park

The British Cave Research Association led by Dr. Howard Limbert has found seven new caves in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in the central province of Quang Binh .
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Vietnam tourism promoted in Malaysia

A workshop themed “Vietnam- Timeless Charm” was held on Mar. 17 in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia , to present Vietnam ’s tourism potential as well as promote its attractive destinations.
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Tram Gian pagoda offers peace, collection of cherished treasures

The Tram Gian (hundred compartment) Pagoda nestles in the shade of centuries old pine trees in Tien Lu Village, only 20km southwest from central Hanoi . The pagoda, founded in 1185 during the reign of King Ly Cao Tong, is also known as Quang Nghiem, Tien Lu or Nui and has undergone various forms of reconstruction and restoration over time.
Travel firm continues to support Japan quake victims Travel

Travel firm continues to support Japan quake victims

The Saigon Travel Service Company (Saigontourist) has launched a campaign to support Japanese disaster victims to mark the first anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that swept across the country.
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VN goods to be displayed in Phnom Penh

A trade, services and tourism expo promoting the theme "Vietnamese Products-More Choices-Much Trusted" will be held from March 28 to April 1 at the Mondial Centre in Phnom Penh.
Vietnam tourism gets 12 million EUR boost Travel

Vietnam tourism gets 12 million EUR boost

The European Union will provide 11 million EUR for a 12 million EUR project that helps develop environmentally and socially responsible tourism (ESRT project) in Vietnam, with the balance of funds to come from the Vietnamese Government.
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February sees increase in overseas visitors

Vietnam was the destination for 681,000 overseas tourists in February, up 8.2 percent from the previous month and a year-on-year increase of 29.4 percent, reported the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) on Feb. 27.
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Tourist team cross VN by jeep

A squad of 36 tourists from the US and Australia will join a Trans-Vietnam adventure by way of 13 vintage jeeps from April 24 to May 3.
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March is best time to discover joys of Nam Du Archipelago

The common local saying "on the waves of March, old women go out to sea", means the sea is often calm in March, making it perfect to venture out to fish, or simply for pleasure. Now, as March swiftly approaches, the waters of the Nam Du Archipelago, 52 nautical miles off the coast of Rach Gia, the capital of the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang , you'll find the natural surrounds very inviting.