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Flu virus fears hammer tourism industry

August 4, 2009
Flu virus fears hammer tourism industry

In the past week, business at Vietnamese travel firms has suffered as news spreads that the H1N1 is becoming epidemic in Vietnam.  Flu and economic recession have driven down international tourist arrivals dramatically. The Ministry of Health and the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism have not issued any advisory guidance on flu-related travel limitationThis year [...]

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US, Vietnamese AO dialogue group convenes

June 4, 2009
US, Vietnamese AO dialogue group convenes

LookAtVietnam – The US-Vietnam Dialogue Group on Agent Orange/Dioxin achieved “very good” results at its fourth meeting in Washington on June 2, said a senior Vietnamese official. Photo: VNAAmbassador Ngo Quang Xuan, Vice Chair of the National Assembly’s External Affairs Committee, stated this after their talks had closed, evaluating that the meeting was extremely significant [...]

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US, Vietnamese AO dialogue group convenes

June 4, 2009
US, Vietnamese AO dialogue group convenes

LookAtVietnam – The US-Vietnam Dialogue Group on Agent Orange/Dioxin achieved “very good” results at its fourth meeting in Washington on June 2, said a senior Vietnamese official. Photo: VNAAmbassador Ngo Quang Xuan, Vice Chair of the National Assembly’s External Affairs Committee, stated this after their talks had closed, evaluating that the meeting was extremely significant [...]

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State-owned clinics lack funds for waste treatment  projects

March 11, 2009
State-owned clinics lack funds for waste treatment  projects

LookAtVietnam – A total 18 waste treatment projects at State-owned hospital in HCMC cannot be executed to schedule due to a severe shortage of investment capital, said the HCMC Department of Health. The city give priority to medical wastewater treatment projects because such projects would help protect local residents’ health and the environment.The department says [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...