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Ha Noi welcomes 20m visitors in 2015

Update: January, 23/2016 - 10:39

The Ha Noi Department of Tourism welcomed nearly 20 million visitors in 2015.

Of this figure, 3.3 million were international visitors, a rise of 8 per cent, and more than 16.4 million were domestic visitors, an increase of 6 per cent over 2014.

The city's tourism revenue reached more than VND50 trillion (US$2.23 billion), a rise of 10 per cent compared to 2014, according to the department.


Power projects in remote areas researched

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has approved a plan to research the feasibility of 22 projects to supply electricity to 262,500 households in rural areas and islands across the country until 2020, according to Electricity of Viet Nam (EVN).

The scheme aims to ensure that most households in rural and remote areas will have access to power by 2020.

In the 2016-20 period, EVN will continue to invest VND632 trillion ($28.21 billion) for electricity infrastructure. EVN has invested VND491 trillion ($21.96 billion) in power projects.


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