2018 - The Year in Pictures

attractions - Vietnam: Jan. 8, 2019

The Year in Review

A look at the people, places and events that defined 2018 and what’s coming up next.

2018 - Year of the Dog

January 27: Vietnam’s under-23 youth football league makes it to the final of the continental championships in China

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March 23: State funeral of Vietnam’s Prime Minister, Phan Văn Khải

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March 23: A deadly fire in a Saigon apartment complex - Carina Plaza - kills 13 residents.

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April 4: Uber officially ceases its operations in Vietnam

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June: Ba Na Hills near Danang opens its now Instagram famous Golden Bridge

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July 22: Vietnam witnesses the longest lunar eclipse of 21st century

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July 27: Landmark 81, the tallest building in Vietnam, opens in Saigon

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September 17: Tran Tieu My from Quang Nam Province is crowned Miss Vietnam

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September 21: Vietnam’s President Trần Đại Quang passes away

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October 2: Vinfast introduces the first ever “Made in Vietnam” cars at the Paris Motor Show 2018

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October 23: Nguyen Phu Trong nominated President of Vietnam

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December 15: Vietnam crowned champions of AFF Suzuki Cup 2018

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December 11: Thai Son Nam, a futsal club in the Vietnam National futsal league, is nominated for the world’s best futsal award.

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December 17: Vietnam's representative H'Hen Niê made it to the top 5 Miss Universe

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2019 - Year of the Pig

- Vietnam will host ASEAN Tourism Cooperation in Ha Long City

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- HCMC will launch seven new waterway tour routes

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- Vietnam expects to reach a 6.6%-6.8% GDP growth in 2019

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- Phase 1 begins on Long Thanh Airport, projected to be finished by 2025.

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- One of the biggest Travel Trends in Vietnam in 2019 will be ecological tours according to a survey by trekksoft.com

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