Government News 20/8
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No grounds for property crisis now, says HoREA
 Following worries that the property market is entering a ten-year crisis cycle, a representative of the HCMC Real Estate Association (HoREA) said there are not sufficient grounds to conclude that a property crisis will recur.


 
Vietnam Connection Music Festival brings classical masterpieces to HCMC
 As part of the Vietnam Connection Music Festival (VNCMF) 2018, Soul Live Project Complex (SLPC) in District 3 of HCMC will host two concerts namely “Jeff Bradetich & Friends” and “An Evening of Brahms, Brahms and Brahms”.


 
Homestay tourism boosts income of Tay people
 The community-based model of tourism, known as homestay tourism, is increasingly popular with visitors to Vietnam and, at the same time, helps to promote and preserve the cultures of ethnic minority groups. 

HCM City's schools face new term overcrowding
 Many public schools in HCM City and Hanoi have had to stop providing lunch and allowing pupils to sleep while doubling the number of pupils per class.


 
Scientists invent icemaker that uses sea water
Scientists at the Hi-tech Development Center, in an effort to help fishing boats reduce post-harvesting losses due to the lack of preservation equipment, have invented a machine which can make ice from sea water.


 
Tam wins Mekong Deltal cycling tour
 VietNamNet Bridge – Trinh Duc Tam won the Mekong Delta Cycling Tournament – Gao Hat Ngoc Troi An Giang Cup which concluded yesterday.


 
 
Children risk life and limb to collect bits of wood
 Heavy rain in the past weeks has resulted in a high level of water and strong currents in streams and rivers in Dien Bien. Despite the danger, local children have taken risks to gather floating wood in fierce currents. 

Ancient pottery village discovery in Phan Rang
 Visitors to Phan Rang-Thap Cham in the south central province of Ninh Thuan can’t help enjoying beautiful landscapes and exploring the most interesting things at traditional craft villages.


 
 
Vietnam Connection Music Festival brings classical masterpieces to HCMC
 As part of the Vietnam Connection Music Festival (VNCMF) 2018, Soul Live Project Complex (SLPC) in District 3 of HCMC will host two concerts namely “Jeff Bradetich & Friends” and “An Evening of Brahms, Brahms and Brahms”.

Vegetarian cuisine week underway in HCM City
 A vegetarian cuisine week is taking place from August 19 to 26 at Dam Sen Cultural Park in Ho Chi Minh City.