Government listens to partners, investors

Government listens to partners, investors

(VEN) - At the recent Prime Minister’s meeting with FDI enterprises and Annual Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) held on March 19, 2024, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh committed to creating favorable conditions for domestic and foreign investors with the spirit of “harmonious interests, shared risks.”
Vietnam termed a bright spot in R&D field: RoK newspaper

Vietnam termed a bright spot in R&D field: RoK newspaper

Vietnam is seen a next generation workshop and a growing market to become an advanced research and development (R&D) centre, said an article published by Dong-a Ilbo newspaper of the Republic of Korea (RoK).
Experts work to have Con Moong Cave recognised by UNESCO

Experts work to have Con Moong Cave recognised by UNESCO

The cave has been excavated many times and determined to be the oldest site in the country containing traces of ancient humans from the Paleolithic to the Neolithic period, from about 60,000 years to 7,000 BC.
Government listens to partners, investors

Government listens to partners, investors

(VEN) - At the recent Prime Minister’s meeting with FDI enterprises and Annual Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) held on March 19, 2024, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh committed to creating favorable conditions for domestic and foreign investors with the spirit of “harmonious interests, shared risks.”
Vietnam termed a bright spot in R&D field: RoK newspaper

Vietnam termed a bright spot in R&D field: RoK newspaper

Vietnam is seen a next generation workshop and a growing market to become an advanced research and development (R&D) centre, said an article published by Dong-a Ilbo newspaper of the Republic of Korea (RoK).
PM demands strengthened gold market management

PM demands strengthened gold market management

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has asked the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) to keep a close watch on international and domestic gold prices, and put in place measures and tools in a timely and effective way to regulate the gold market in line with regulations.
Experts work to have Con Moong Cave recognised by UNESCO

Experts work to have Con Moong Cave recognised by UNESCO

The cave has been excavated many times and determined to be the oldest site in the country containing traces of ancient humans from the Paleolithic to the Neolithic period, from about 60,000 years to 7,000 BC.
Military Insurance targets top four spot in non-life insurance market for 2024

Military Insurance targets top four spot in non-life insurance market for 2024

Military Insurance Corporation (MIC) targets to secure a position among the top four non-life insurance markets in 2024, achieving a 33 per cent growth in insurance revenue, a 25 per cent growth in profit compared to 2023, and maintaining a minimum dividend ratio of 10 per cent.
ADB maintains growth projection for VN at 6 percent in 2024 on sizeable public investment

ADB maintains growth projection for VN at 6 percent in 2024 on sizeable public investment

Positive inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) and remittances, a sustained trade surplus, recoveries in domestic consumption, and continued fiscal stimulus characterised by substantial public investment are seen as key to boosting growth in 2024.
Tax sector

Tax sector's budget revenue increases by nearly 11% in first quarter

The tax sector’s total state budget revenue in the first quarter of 2024 was estimated at 490.2 trillion VND (19.64 billion USD), equal to 33% of the estimate for the year, and 10.9% higher than the figure of the same period last year, the General Department of Taxation announced on April 9.
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Government listens to partners, investors

Government listens to partners, investors

(VEN) - At the recent Prime Minister’s meeting with FDI enterprises and Annual Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) held on March 19, 2024, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh committed to creating favorable conditions for domestic and foreign investors with the spirit of “harmonious interests, shared risks.”
Vietnam termed a bright spot in R&D field: RoK newspaper

Vietnam termed a bright spot in R&D field: RoK newspaper

Vietnam is seen a next generation workshop and a growing market to become an advanced research and development (R&D) centre, said an article published by Dong-a Ilbo newspaper of the Republic of Korea (RoK).
PM demands strengthened gold market management

PM demands strengthened gold market management

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has asked the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) to keep a close watch on international and domestic gold prices, and put in place measures and tools in a timely and effective way to regulate the gold market in line with regulations.
Experts work to have Con Moong Cave recognised by UNESCO

Experts work to have Con Moong Cave recognised by UNESCO

The cave has been excavated many times and determined to be the oldest site in the country containing traces of ancient humans from the Paleolithic to the Neolithic period, from about 60,000 years to 7,000 BC.
Military Insurance targets top four spot in non-life insurance market for 2024

Military Insurance targets top four spot in non-life insurance market for 2024

Military Insurance Corporation (MIC) targets to secure a position among the top four non-life insurance markets in 2024, achieving a 33 per cent growth in insurance revenue, a 25 per cent growth in profit compared to 2023, and maintaining a minimum dividend ratio of 10 per cent.
ADB maintains growth projection for VN at 6 percent in 2024 on sizeable public investment

ADB maintains growth projection for VN at 6 percent in 2024 on sizeable public investment

Positive inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) and remittances, a sustained trade surplus, recoveries in domestic consumption, and continued fiscal stimulus characterised by substantial public investment are seen as key to boosting growth in 2024.
Tax sector

Tax sector's budget revenue increases by nearly 11% in first quarter

The tax sector’s total state budget revenue in the first quarter of 2024 was estimated at 490.2 trillion VND (19.64 billion USD), equal to 33% of the estimate for the year, and 10.9% higher than the figure of the same period last year, the General Department of Taxation announced on April 9.
NA Chairman visits China

NA Chairman visits China's Shanghai Free Trade Zone

National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue on April 11 visited China’s Shanghai Free-Trade Zone (SHFTZ) and met with leaders of the municipal People’s Congress and administration of Shanghai as well as the zone.
Vietnam a shining example in national brand development

Vietnam a shining example in national brand development

(VEN) - Vietnam has been recognized as a shining example in national brand development, achieving a rapid growth rate in its brand value.
UNEP helps monitor plastic pollution in Vietnam

UNEP helps monitor plastic pollution in Vietnam

The Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (ISPONRE) under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) are building steps to implement a project on enhancing the capacity of plastic pollution management in Vietnam.
Vietnam sends over 35,900 workers abroad in Q1

Vietnam sends over 35,900 workers abroad in Q1

Vietnam sent more than 35,900 labourers to work abroad under contracts in the first quarter of 2024, according to the Department of Overseas Labour under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
Over 20 million cyberattack warnings detected in Q1

Over 20 million cyberattack warnings detected in Q1

More than 20 million cyberattack alerts were uncovered in the first quarter of 2024, up 33% year-on-year, Spokesman of the Ministry of Public Security Lieutenant General To An Xo said at the Government’s regular press conference on April 3.
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NA Chairman visits China

NA Chairman visits China's Shanghai Free Trade Zone

National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue on April 11 visited China’s Shanghai Free-Trade Zone (SHFTZ) and met with leaders of the municipal People’s Congress and administration of Shanghai as well as the zone.
NA Chairman attends policy, law forum in Shanghai

NA Chairman attends policy, law forum in Shanghai

National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue on April 10 attended a policy and law forum in Shanghai, which was set to promote investment and trade ties between Vietnam and China, as part of his official visit to the neighbouring country.
Prime Minister hosts Vatican foreign minister

Prime Minister hosts Vatican foreign minister

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh hosted a reception for visiting Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, the Vatican's Secretary for Relations with States and International Organisations, in Hanoi on April 10.
Economic committees of Vietnamese, Chinese legislatures exchange information, experience

Economic committees of Vietnamese, Chinese legislatures exchange information, experience

Chairman of the National Assembly (NA)'s Economic Committee Vu Hong Thanh on April 9 met with Chairman of the Financial and Economic Affairs Committee of the National People’s Congress of China (NPC) Zhong Shan in Beijing within the framework of the official visit to China by NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue.
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ADB maintains growth projection for VN at 6 percent in 2024 on sizeable public investment

ADB maintains growth projection for VN at 6 percent in 2024 on sizeable public investment

Positive inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) and remittances, a sustained trade surplus, recoveries in domestic consumption, and continued fiscal stimulus characterised by substantial public investment are seen as key to boosting growth in 2024.
MPI proposes policies on developing IPs and EZs

MPI proposes policies on developing IPs and EZs

The MPI is in the process of completing the law draft, including the six policy groups, to create conditions for building large IPs, meeting the requirements of supply chain development and green and digital economic development as current directions.
Hà Nội sees improved performance in hospitality market

Hà Nội sees improved performance in hospitality market

The average room rate increased by 2 per cent quarter on quarter and 11 per cent year on year. Movenpick Hà Nội (four-star) recently resumed its operation after renovation, which supported this increase.
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Việt Nam's economic rise fuels European optimism

European businesses signal a strong likelihood of recommending Việt Nam as a top investment destination.
HCM City strengthens cooperation with German firms

HCM City strengthens cooperation with German firms

Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City Vo Van Hoan on April 10 received former Vice-Chancellor, former Minister of Health and Minister of Economics and Technology of Germany Philipp Rösler who is joining a delegation of German firms to visit the city.
Breakthrough in Vietnam-Canada trade, investment cooperation

Breakthrough in Vietnam-Canada trade, investment cooperation

(VEN) - At the Second Meeting of the Vietnam-Canada Joint Economic Committee, Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien said that given the complementarity of the two economies and existing cooperation mechanisms, the potential for bilateral relationship development remains great.
Economic, trade & investment ties key to Vietnam-US cooperation

Economic, trade & investment ties key to Vietnam-US cooperation

(VEN) - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh hosted a reception on March 21 in Hanoi for a high-level delegation of the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC) led by Ted Osius, President and CEO of USABC and former US Ambassador to Vietnam. The meeting was also attended by Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien, leaders of relevant ministries and agencies, US Ambassador to Vietnam Marc Evans Knapper, and representatives of more than 60 leading US investment funds and companies.
NA Chairman arrives in Beijing for official visit

NA Chairman arrives in Beijing for official visit

Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Vuong Dinh Hue and a high-ranking delegation of Vietnam arrived in Beijing on April 7 afternoon, beginning a six-day official visit to China.
experts work to have con moong cave recognised by unesco

Experts work to have Con Moong Cave recognised by UNESCO

The cave has been excavated many times and determined to be the oldest site in the country containing traces of ancient humans from the Paleolithic to the Neolithic period, from about 60,000 years to 7,000 BC.
ha noi sees improved performance in hospitality market

Hà Nội sees improved performance in hospitality market

The average room rate increased by 2 per cent quarter on quarter and 11 per cent year on year. Movenpick Hà Nội (four-star) recently resumed its operation after renovation, which supported this increase.
photo exhibition features vietnamese revolutionary cinema

Photo exhibition features Vietnamese revolutionary cinema

More than 100 photos featuring Vietnamese revolutionary cinema are on displayed on Nguyễn Huệ Pedestrian Street as part of the first Hồ Chí Minh City International Film Festival 2024 from April 6-13.
vietnamese bread tops tasteatlas worlds 100 tastiest sandwiches rankings

Vietnamese bread tops TasteAtlas world's 100 tastiest sandwiches rankings

Bread was first made popular in Việt Nam by the French since 1859, but a source from the HCM City’s Tourism Department said it could have been present in the country earlier than that, through trade and commerce with Europeans.
geoparks network symposium expected to promote cao bangs tourism

Geoparks network symposium expected to promote Cao Bằng's tourism

Located in the north of Việt Nam, 300km from Hà Nội, Non Nước Cao Bằng was recognised as a UNESCO global geopark in 2018. It covers 3,000sq.km and is home to nine ethnic groups, including Tày, Nùng, Mông, Dao, and Sán Chay.
Revised land law shows fair policy towards OVs: Ambassador

Revised land law shows fair policy towards OVs: Ambassador

Overseas Vietnamese (OV) are thrilled to hear about new provisions in the Land Law (revised) passed recently by the National Assembly (NA), which demonstrates the attention of the Party, the State, the Government, and the NA in ensuring equal rights between OVs and Vietnamese citizens residing inside the country to purchase and own land use right and houses in their homeland, said Vietnamese Ambassador in Hungary Nguyễn Thị Bích Thảo.
New legal documents in second half of March 2024

New legal documents in second half of March 2024

VEN lists the latest legal documents issued by the Vietnamese Government, ministries and state agencies.
Prime Minister issues directive to enhance cybersecurity

Prime Minister issues directive to enhance cybersecurity

Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính has recently issued a significant directive aimed at bolstering cybersecurity measures. This directive serves to reinforce prior initiatives undertaken by the Prime Minister to fortify cybersecurity across various sectors and regions.
Revised Land Law expected to drive remittances to real estate market: Experts

Revised Land Law expected to drive remittances to real estate market: Experts

The Land Law (revised), which expands land use rights for overseas Vietnamese (OV) and Vietnamese citizens residing abroad, meets the aspirations of OVs and contributes to mobilising investment resources to Vietnam at the same time, said Nguyen Duc Hieu, standing member of the National Assembly (NA) Economic Committee.
Dong Nai expands role of industry promotion collaborators

Dong Nai expands role of industry promotion collaborators

(VEN) - With their efficient performance, industry promotion collaborators in the southeastern province of Dong Nai have helped improve industry promotion activities in the region qualitatively and quantitatively.
Leather & footwear industry to increase local content

Leather & footwear industry to increase local content

(VEN) - The leather and footwear industry, a leading exporter of Vietnam, has reached an average export growth of more than 10 percent per year. The sector set a target of increasing its local content rate to 75-80 percent in 2025.
Gia Lai calls for  private investment in IC infrastructure

Gia Lai calls for private investment in IC infrastructure

(VEN) - Thanks to good support policies, industrial clusters (IC) in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai are attracting many businesses from the private sector in accordance with the set target of the province.
Support centers  give new impetus to industrial development

Support centers give new impetus to industrial development

(VEN) - Building industrial development support centers is a major goal pursued by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT), local authorities, and businesses.
Government listens to partners, investors

Government listens to partners, investors

(VEN) - At the recent Prime Minister’s meeting with FDI enterprises and Annual Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) held on March 19, 2024, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh committed to creating favorable conditions for domestic and foreign investors with the spirit of “harmonious interests, shared risks.”
Vietnam, Latvia enjoy enormous potential for stronger trade, investment links: Ambassador

Vietnam, Latvia enjoy enormous potential for stronger trade, investment links: Ambassador

With good friendship and mutual trust, Vietnam and Latvia hold enormous potential and room for promoting bilateral trade and investment, particularly in such spheres as information technology, agro-forestry-fisheries, pharmaceutical, wood processing, and labour, a diplomat has said.
French businesses interested in Vietnamese market

French businesses interested in Vietnamese market

French enterprises gathered at a recent talk held by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) of Nièvre province and the administration of Nevers city to seek investment opportunities and promote economic and trade cooperation with Vietnam.
German businesses to expand presence in Vietnam

German businesses to expand presence in Vietnam

The German Business Association (GBA) announced its 2024 action plan with enthusiasm and groundbreaking commitments. Under the leadership of the newly elected Board of Directors and Chairman, GBA is focusing on enhancing interaction with its members, expanding its presence in the northern region, and driving strategic development initiatives to strengthen the bilateral economic relations between Vietnam and Germany.
Tax sector

Tax sector's budget revenue increases by nearly 11% in first quarter

The tax sector’s total state budget revenue in the first quarter of 2024 was estimated at 490.2 trillion VND (19.64 billion USD), equal to 33% of the estimate for the year, and 10.9% higher than the figure of the same period last year, the General Department of Taxation announced on April 9.
Over 163,000 new stock trader accounts created during March

Over 163,000 new stock trader accounts created during March

More than 163,000 new stock trader accounts were created during March this year, an increase of over 50,000 accounts compared to January, marking March the month with the most accounts created in the last six months, according to the Vietnam Securities Depository and Clearing Corporation (VSDC).
Vietnam attends ASEAN’s policy dialogue on finance, banking

Vietnam attends ASEAN’s policy dialogue on finance, banking

A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Pham Quang Dung attended a policy dialogue between central bank governors of ASEAN countries and financial institutions' Chief Executive Officers on April 4 in Luang Prabang, Laos.
15 Vietnam banks listed in Brand Finance Banking 500 2024 ranking

15 Vietnam banks listed in Brand Finance Banking 500 2024 ranking

Fifteen Vietnamese banks are named among the world’s top 500 most valuable banking brands this year according to the Brand Finance Banking 500 2024 ranking. In the recently released ranking, Vietcombank is the Vietnamese bank with the highest brand value in 2024. Globally, Vietcombank ranks 133rd, up 4 positions compared to 2023.
UNEP helps monitor plastic pollution in Vietnam

UNEP helps monitor plastic pollution in Vietnam

The Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (ISPONRE) under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) are building steps to implement a project on enhancing the capacity of plastic pollution management in Vietnam.
Mekong Delta provinces brace for forest fire threats

Mekong Delta provinces brace for forest fire threats

Many localities in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta have raised forest fire warnings because of prolonged dry and hot weather.
Preserving forests is everyone

Preserving forests is everyone's business in Tuyên Quang

Tuyên Quang province has implemented robust mechanisms and policies to effectively harness the potential of its forests. These initiatives have garnered strong support from the local community, leading to improved forest management, protection and development.
Measures should be introduced to balance water supply and energy security: experts

Measures should be introduced to balance water supply and energy security: experts

While the national water supply is sufficient, experts believe that new measures should be put forward to optimise operations at hydropower plants and regulate flows for daily necessities and energy security, especially amid climate change impacts.
Vietnam termed a bright spot in R&D field: RoK newspaper

Vietnam termed a bright spot in R&D field: RoK newspaper

Vietnam is seen a next generation workshop and a growing market to become an advanced research and development (R&D) centre, said an article published by Dong-a Ilbo newspaper of the Republic of Korea (RoK).
Over 20 million cyberattack warnings detected in Q1

Over 20 million cyberattack warnings detected in Q1

More than 20 million cyberattack alerts were uncovered in the first quarter of 2024, up 33% year-on-year, Spokesman of the Ministry of Public Security Lieutenant General To An Xo said at the Government’s regular press conference on April 3.
PM orders more efforts to ensure information security

PM orders more efforts to ensure information security

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has signed to issue an official dispatch requesting ministries, sectors and localities to exert efforts to ensure information security, given recent increases in cyberattacks, especially the presence of ransomware.
Vietnam targets top 8 globally for IPv6 usage in 2024

Vietnam targets top 8 globally for IPv6 usage in 2024

The Ministry of Information and Communications has set a target of increasing the usage of Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) to 65-80% by the end of this year, bringing Vietnam into the top 8 for IPv6 usage in the world.
Vietnam sends over 35,900 workers abroad in Q1

Vietnam sends over 35,900 workers abroad in Q1

Vietnam sent more than 35,900 labourers to work abroad under contracts in the first quarter of 2024, according to the Department of Overseas Labour under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
Bến Tre to develop concentrated farming areas, improve produce quality

Bến Tre to develop concentrated farming areas, improve produce quality

Bến Tre Province is restructuring agriculture towards establishing concentrated farming areas to produce high-quality products and improve farmers’ incomes.
PM orders sufficient water for residents during saline intrusion

PM orders sufficient water for residents during saline intrusion

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on April 8 signed an official dispatch asking competent officials to take proactive response to ensuring sufficient fresh water supply for local residents in the Mekong Delta region which has been hard hit by prolonged heat waves and saline intrusion.
Vietnamese business offers health services to disadvantaged people in Cambodia

Vietnamese business offers health services to disadvantaged people in Cambodia

The Vietnam-Cambodia Business Association (VCBA), Metfone under military-run telecom group Viettel and other units on April 7 offered medical check-ups, medicines and gifts to 600 Cambodians and those of Vietnamese origin in the neighbouring country’s Kampong Chhnang province.
Military Insurance targets top four spot in non-life insurance market for 2024

Military Insurance targets top four spot in non-life insurance market for 2024

Military Insurance Corporation (MIC) targets to secure a position among the top four non-life insurance markets in 2024, achieving a 33 per cent growth in insurance revenue, a 25 per cent growth in profit compared to 2023, and maintaining a minimum dividend ratio of 10 per cent.
Vietnam a shining example in national brand development

Vietnam a shining example in national brand development

(VEN) - Vietnam has been recognized as a shining example in national brand development, achieving a rapid growth rate in its brand value.
Viettel, VNPT win Vietnam

Viettel, VNPT win Vietnam's first 5G spectrum auctions

The military-run telecom service provider Viettel and the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) have recently won Vietnam's first successful auctions for 5G spectrum licenses, Director General of the Authority of Radio Frequency Management Le Van Tuan told a monthly press conference on April 8.
Vinamilk sets new record revenue this year

Vinamilk sets new record revenue this year

The largest dairy company in Việt Nam targets a revenue of more than VNĐ63.16 trillion (US$2.5 billion) this year.
Vietnamese bread tops TasteAtlas world

Vietnamese bread tops TasteAtlas world's 100 tastiest sandwiches rankings

Bread was first made popular in Việt Nam by the French since 1859, but a source from the HCM City’s Tourism Department said it could have been present in the country earlier than that, through trade and commerce with Europeans.
Phu Tho launches “Returning to the UNESCO Heritage Site” tour

Phu Tho launches “Returning to the UNESCO Heritage Site” tour

(VEN) - On the occasion of the Hung King’s Death Anniversary and the Hung Temple Festival 2024, Phu Tho Province launched the tour “Returning to the UNESCO Heritage Site.”
Programmes and policies improve Khmer people’s livelihood

Programmes and policies improve Khmer people’s livelihood

The southern province of Sóc Trăng has the highest concentration of Khmer people in Việt Nam, accounting for 30 per cent of their total population. The implementation of the socialisation policy for housing in the locality has achieved positive results, addressing the issue of housing for impoverished Khmer households, while solving social welfare problems and reducing poverty.
Photo exhibition features Vietnamese revolutionary cinema

Photo exhibition features Vietnamese revolutionary cinema

More than 100 photos featuring Vietnamese revolutionary cinema are on displayed on Nguyễn Huệ Pedestrian Street as part of the first Hồ Chí Minh City International Film Festival 2024 from April 6-13.
Experts work to have Con Moong Cave recognised by UNESCO

Experts work to have Con Moong Cave recognised by UNESCO

The cave has been excavated many times and determined to be the oldest site in the country containing traces of ancient humans from the Paleolithic to the Neolithic period, from about 60,000 years to 7,000 BC.
Quang Ngai Tourism Week 2024 to take place from April 22 to May 5

Quang Ngai Tourism Week 2024 to take place from April 22 to May 5

The Quang Ngai Tourism Week 2024 will take place from April 22 to May 5.
Hà Nội sees improved performance in hospitality market

Hà Nội sees improved performance in hospitality market

The average room rate increased by 2 per cent quarter on quarter and 11 per cent year on year. Movenpick Hà Nội (four-star) recently resumed its operation after renovation, which supported this increase.
Phu Quoc among top 10 tourist islands in Asia

Phu Quoc among top 10 tourist islands in Asia

(VEN) - Recently, Phu Quoc island of southern Kien Giang Province was recently honoured among the top 10 islands in Asia-Pacific 2024 in the annual Reader Choice Awards of travel magazine DestinAsia.
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