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Jetstar Pacific offers more cheap tickets

In Uncategorized on January 8, 2011 at 4:15 am




Jetstar Pacific offers more cheap tickets


QĐND – Friday, January 07, 2011, 21:31 (GMT+7)

The budget carrier Jetstar Pacific is selling cheap tickets for some domestic routes on Lunar New Year holidays from January 7th to 9th.


Meanwhile cheap tickets, for flights from April 5th to 25th and from May 5th to 15th, are available on the air carrier’s website www.jetstar.com.


The Hanoi – Danang or Ho Chi Minh City – Danang/Hue flights cost from VND 300,000 and flights between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City cost from VND 600,000.


For online service, passengers need to use credit cards, such as Visa, Master Card, Amex, and JCB, and domestic debit cards, such as Connect 24 (Vietcombank), E- Partner (Vietinbank), and VIB.


Source: HNM


Translated by Duy Minh


Source: QDND

Vietnam hosts the Youth League Asia Pacific Baseball Tournament 2011

In Uncategorized on January 8, 2011 at 4:14 am




Vietnam hosts the Youth League Asia Pacific Baseball Tournament 2011


QĐND – Saturday, January 01, 2011, 21:7 (GMT+7)

The Youth League Asia-Pacific Baseball Tournament 2011 will take place for the first time in Vietnam from January 13th to 16th to select the best teams from the Asian Pacific who will compete in the World Cup Baseball 2011 in Texas, US in August 2011.


The U10 and U12 teams of the Hanoi Baseball Club will join the tournament.


The event is organized by the General Department of Sports and Physical Training; the Vinh Phuc People’s Committee; the Vinh Phuc Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism; and the Hanoi Baseball Club.


Source: VH


Translated by Van Hieu


Source: QDND

Obama makes free trade push at Pacific Rim summit

In Uncategorized on November 13, 2010 at 8:54 am

Fire leaves 4,500 stranded on cruise ship in Pacific

In Uncategorized on November 10, 2010 at 4:51 am

APEC meetings open with talk of Pacific Rim FTA

In Uncategorized on November 7, 2010 at 9:20 am

Japan to join Pacific free-trade talks: reports

In Uncategorized on November 6, 2010 at 7:20 am

Low pressure areas formed off the Pacific Coast

In Uncategorized on October 22, 2010 at 11:54 am

Two low pressure areas have been formed off the Pacific Coast in October 21, said the National Hydrometeorological Forecast Center.

The first low pressure area was located at 17.10 degrees north latitude and 142.25 degrees east longitude, and moved to the West-northwest in the evening.

The second low pressure area was found at 19.9 degrees north latitude and 158.8 degrees east longitude and moved to the Northwest.

Their wind speed was about 20-30 kph. They can develop into a typhoon and will hit the Philippines in next few days.

The super typhoon Megi is around 670km to the Northeast of Vietnam’s Hoang Sa Archipelago (Paracel Islands) with gusts over 220 kph.

It will go deep into the mainland of Guangdong Province in China on October 22.

The country presently sees a dry weather in three regions.


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Source: SGGP

Jetstar Pacific receives new Airbus A320

In Uncategorized on October 20, 2010 at 12:06 am




Jetstar Pacific receives new Airbus A320


QĐND – Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 22:15 (GMT+7)

The low-cost carrier, Jetstar Pacific, received an additional Airbus A320 at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport on October 17th.


It is the latest aircraft in Vietnam registered with the flight nationality of VNA198 and will be put into operation as from today, October 20th.


Jetstar Pacific currently has five Boeing 737-400 and two Airbus A320 aircrafts with over 40 flights per day between six big cities in Vietnam, including Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Da Nang, Hue, Vinh and Hai Phong.


According to Jetstar Pacific’s General Director, Le Song Lai, the event marked the start of the carrier’s plan to replace its existing combination of Boeing-Airbus aircrafts with a fleet of overall new Airbus A320.


As planned, Jetstar Pacific will develop its fleet to 15 Airbus A320 aircraft by 2014.


Source: HNM


Translated by Vu Hung


Source: QDND

Jetstar Pacific offers gifts to children

In Uncategorized on June 3, 2010 at 2:06 am




Jetstar Pacific offers gifts to children


QĐND – Wednesday, June 02, 2010, 21:31 (GMT+7)

PANO – To mark Children’s International Day on June 1st, Jetstar Pacific Airlines offered gifts to passengers who are children, aged 12 and below, on every flight for the day.


That day, Jetstar Pacific ran 40 flights on domestic routes, including two resumed flights between Hanoi and Nha Trang. The airline also announced that there are two, instead of one, flights between Hanoi and Da Nang each day.


Translated by Hoang Anh


Source: QDND

7.2 quake hits South Pacific nation of Vanuatu

In Uncategorized on May 28, 2010 at 5:10 am

 Residents of a northern town in the South Pacific nation of Vanuatu ran into the streets Friday as a powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake shook the area, police said.


The magnitude 7.2 quake rattled the island country, briefly triggering a tsunami watch for the region, officials said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.


The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck at 4.14 a.m. local time and was centered 300 miles (485 kilometers) northwest of the capital, Port Vila, at a depth of 22 miles (36 kilometers). Three more sharp quakes followed in the same area, including a magnitude 6.4 more than three hours later.


“Some people left their houses in the town — they ran out the doors,” police spokesman James Tari said from Luganville, the main settlement on Espirito Santo, the main island closest to the quakes.


The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii issued a tsunami warning for Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and New Caledonia, but canceled the alert about an hour later.


The center’s duty geophysicist Barry Hershorn said they had confirmed there was no tsunami from ocean buoys and from coastal sea level gauges in Vanuatu.


The quake was “a little bigger than usual — for me the shake was a really big one,” he said. “At the moment there are no reports of injury or damage.”


Authorities in Vanuatu said they were checking for information on the quake and were pleased the tsunami alert had been canceled.


“The very close proximity (of the quake epicenter) to Espirito Santo meant there was nothing much we could do” to alert residents to any danger, said Meteorological Office acting director Salesa Kaniaha.


Vanuatu — a chain of 83 islands — lies just over 1,400 miles (2,200 kilometers) northeast of Sydney.


Vanuatu is part of the Pacific “ring of fire” — an arc of earthquake and volcanic zones stretching from Chile in South America through Alaska and down through Vanuatu to Tonga in the South Pacific.

Source: SGGP

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