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VietJet Will Fly to Phnom Penh From Saigon Starting This November

It seems that VietJet is ramping up its regional services as the company has been announcing new flight routes every month.

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[Photos] Saigon’s Glass Paper Lantern Makers Are Back in Business

In an age where more than a few traditional Vietnamese handicrafts face extinction, a slew of orders have revived District 11’s Phu Binh lantern-making community ahead of this year’s Tet Trung Thu.

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Vietnam Is Asia's Fastest-Growing Travel Destination in 2017 So Far: UN Report

A recent study by the United Nations shows that during the first four months of 2017, Vietnam was the fast growing travel destination in Asia.

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With Cambodian Release, ‘First They Killed My Father’ Could Be Eligible for Oscar Submission

As buzz grows around Angelina Jolie’s most recent directorial effort, First They Killed My Father, the film could become this year’s Oscar submission from Cambodia.

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The Gradual Decline of Mekong Delta's Floating Markets

The traditional floating markets of the Mekong Delta are being threatened by the rapid rise of the region’s economy and infrastructure.

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Award-Winning Vietnamese Graphic Novel ‘Long Than Tuong’ Released as English E-Book

The first volume of Vietnam’s award-winning graphic novelLong Than Tuong is now available as an English-language e-book.

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Vietnamese Artisans, US Designer Collaborate for New York Fashion Week

Last weekend, as fashion-forward Saigoneers were lining up around the block to catch a glimpse of Vietnam’s first-ever H&M, one of the country’s own fashion businesses was making waves at New York Fashion Week (NYFW) with a vibrant display of local craftsmanship.

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Thich Nhat Hanh Documentary 'Walk With Me' Out This Month in Global Theaters

Walk With Me is a new documentary centered on Vietnamese Buddhist Master Thich Nhat Hanh. The feature, spanning one hour and twenty-eight minutes, focuses on Hanh's three years of monastic life between rural France and a speaking tour in the US.

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Saigon Needs Proper Ports to Attract More Cruise Ships: Tour Agencies

Tour agencies in Saigon are calling for the municipal administration to construct more ports in the city to accommodate large cruise ships.

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CGV Opens 50th Cineplex, Plans $200m Expansion in Vietnam by 2020

CJ CGV, the South Korean cinema chain that dominates Vietnam's theater market, plans to invest US$200 million in more outlets by 2020.

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The Curious Recent Cases of Plagiarism in Vietnamese Art

Plagiarism not only runs rampant in Vietnam’s online creative industry, but also in more traditional art forms such as oil paintings and lacquer.

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