Vietnamese Goods Hanoi Fair 2017 kicks off

Vietnamese Goods Hanoi Fair 2017 kicks off

NDO – The Vietnamese Goods - Hanoi Fair 2017, organised by the Hanoi Department of Industry and Trade, will open on the evening of September 21 at the Agriculture Trade Promotion Centre, No.489 Hoang Quang Viet Street, Cau Giay district, Hanoi. (10 hours ago)

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