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Thursday Sep 11 | Thanh Nein News

Eight men were detained at a local police station for harassing a French tourist.

Quang Binh police disciplined eight local men for taking liberties with a French woman who was traveling the Phong Nha Ke Bang heritage site alone by motorbike on September 7. The incident occurred at around 11pm when 29-year-old was Emily Marie driving a motorbike on the Ho Chi Minh Road through Phong Nha Ke Bang - a popular tourist destination in north-central Vietnam recognized as world heritage by UNESCO - and was stopped by eight men on three motorbikes. Marie reported the incident to the police soon afterward, prompting an investigation by Bo Trach District police who considered it a serious case that could affect local tourism.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Trekking through Tu Lan: the cave less traveled by

Lesser known and far wilder than the well-lit caves frequented by busloads of tourists, the Tu Lan system sits inside the limestone mountain range that surrounds the Tan Hoa valley commune in Minh Hoa District.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Visitors camp inside Son Doong Cave overnight. Photo credit: Oxalis Company

Adventure tours to Vietnam's Son Doong Cave -- the largest cave in the world -- has been suspended starting September 1. Authorities in the north-central province of Quang Binh made their announcement following the the conclusion of a one-year pilot tourism program involving a single vendor.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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Phu Bia Mining Appoints Linfox

Linfox Chairman, Peter Fox said the work with Phu Bia Mining, the Lao-registered subsidiary of Australian copper and gold producer PanAust Ltd, represented a significant expansion of Linfox's scale in the region.

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