World’s largest rubber duck to entertain Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City will become the 16th destination on the world tour of a 26-meter high rubber duck which is the world’s largest of its kind, online newspaper VnExpress reported.
Con Dao recognized as Vietnam’s 6th Ramsar site
The Ramsar Convention Secretariat has recognized Con Dao National Park in southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau as an international wetland area and Vietnam’s first sea Ramsar site.
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Businesses suffer as Vietnam central hub cancels int’l event: report
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Helicopter tour of national park to take off in Vietnam
A helicopter tour around the world-famous Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park in the north-central province of Quang Binh will begin operating at the end of this month.

Vietnam mulls upgrade of ports to attract cruise ships
The Ministry of Transport wants to have eight ports by 2030 that can handle giant international cruise vessels.
Vietnam’s Po Nagar festival attracts ten thousands of visitors
The Po Nagar Festival opened on April 20 in the beach city of Nha Trang, attracting tens of thousands of visitors and followers from nearby provinces.
Vietnam first funicular opens on tourist mountain
Vietnam's first inclined tramway has opened on Ba Na Mountain, some 46 kilometers southwest of the central city of Da Nang.

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