20 Mar '11, 8am

Japan tsunami to hit Vietnam tourism - AsiaOne: AsiaOneJapan tsunami to hit Vietnam tourismAsiaOneHO CHI MINH CI...

Japan tsunami to hit Vietnam tourism - AsiaOne: AsiaOneJapan tsunami to hit Vietnam tourismAsiaOneHO CHI MINH CI...

HO CHI MINH CITY - The widespread devastation caused by the largest ever earthquake to hit Japan will have strong adverse impacts on Viet Nam's tourism sector, the Thoi bao kinh te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economics Times) reports. It cites statistics from the Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) that ranks Japan third among the top 10 countries after mainland China and South Korea in terms of tourist arrivals. More than 400,000 Japanese tourists visited Viet Nam last year, and this was expected to rise to 500,000 this year. Change of plans However, the tsunami that hit Japan on March 11, obliterating whole towns and villages in its path, will impact Viet Nam's plans to attract 5.5 million international visitors from four key markets: China, Northeast Asia (Japan and South Korea), Western Europe and ASEAN. It would also affect tourism revenues this year and travel a...

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Man rescued from the rubble of a destroyed building in Japan, 8 days after the massive earthquake and tsunami

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straitstimes.com 22 Mar '11, 9am

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Vietnam detains American pro-democracy activist...

straitstimes.com 22 Mar '11, 10am

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channelnewsasia.com 21 Mar '11, 3am

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channelnewsasia.com 22 Mar '11, 11am

OSAKA - A series of strong earthquakes rattled northeast Japan on Tuesday, keeping residents on edge more than a week afte...

Japan tsunami was at least 23 metres high: report

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channelnewsasia.com 18 Mar '11, 3pm

OSAKA, Japan - The tsunami that devastated northeastern Japan in the March 11 earthquake was at least 23 metres (76 feet) ...

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sg.news.yahoo.com 14 Mar '11, 9am

Bangkok (The Nation-Thailand/ANN) - The travel business in Thailand is likely to suffer a negative impact over the next th...

Warmer weather relieves misery of Japan tsunami...

straitstimes.com 19 Mar '11, 9am

SENDAI - A WARM front in north-east Japan has brought some respite to hundreds of thousands of homeless tsunami victims af...

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straitstimes.com 20 Mar '11, 6am

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straitstimes.com 20 Mar '11, 9am

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Japan earthquake and tsunami: How to help

asiaone.com 13 Mar '11, 9am

Below are organizations that are working on relief and recovery in Japan. AMERICAN RED CROSS : Emergency Operation Centers...