Vietnam zeroes in on hunger elimination, RoK film festival held in Quang Nam, Bus stations announce Tet holiday ticket plans, Photo exhibition features sea, islands in Hanoi, Can Tho greets 7.5 million tourist arrivals in 2017

HCM City launches digital traffic app
1/23/2017 2:52:28 PM (GMT+7)
Commuters can now plan their routes to avoid getting stuck in HCM City’s congestion hotspots as the city’s Transport Department has announced the launch of a digital traffic app aimed at informing commuters of traffic congestion.

HCMC Chairman deregulates ban on Jeans, T-shirt amongst civil servants
12/15/2017 4:26:41 PM (GMT+7)
 Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee office sent a document of Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong’s decision to deregulate the ban on wearing Jean, T-shirtat public offices.

Phu Quoc urges careful consideration over land purchases
12/15/2017 4:14:49 PM (GMT+7)
 Authorities in the southern province of Kien Giang’s Phu Quoc District urged careful consideration to be given to decisions regarding land purchases.

More Vietnamese travel to Japan
12/15/2017 4:00:14 PM (GMT+7)
 The number of Vietnamese travelers to Japan has soared strongly, with an estimated 300,000 arrivals in all of 2017, up a staggering 30% year-on-year, the Japanese consul general in HCMC said yesterday.

Thai Beverage yet to decide on Sabeco stake bid
12/15/2017 3:56:31 PM (GMT+7)
Vietnam Beverage Co Ltd, a local unit of Thai Beverage Public Co Ltd, has yet to place a deposit in order to bid for a stake of over 25% in Sabeco. This is contrary to what the Ministry of Industry and Trade said in an earlier press release.

Weekend places of interest in HCMC
12/15/2017 3:51:52 PM (GMT+7)
 Following are a couple of weekend destinations which might be of your interest. 

Now is best time to visit Tra Su Cajuput Forest
12/15/2017 3:49:58 PM (GMT+7)
 Many domestic and foreign tourists have traveled to Tra Su Cajuput Forest in An Giang Province to enjoy beautiful landscapes and serenity of the must-see destination in the Mekong Delta.

Vietnam boosts tourism in Indian market
12/15/2017 3:45:50 PM (GMT+7)
 The Vietnamese tourism sector has identified India as a priority market, with a range of activities being deployed to exploit the South Asian market.

ThaiBev set to buy 51 percent of Sabeco through Vietnamese unit
12/13/2017 3:09:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Thai Beverage will bid as a domestic investor in the Sabeco stake sale as it aims to dodge the foreign ownership limit in Vietnam's leading brewery.

Traditional taxi brands take on Uber and Grab in airport travel
12/15/2017 3:06:10 PM (GMT+7)
Under the strict competition posed by Uber and Grab, traditional taxi companies continuously issue strategies to entice customers, including cheap fare packages and “bombarding” customers with private messages.

Hoi An ancient town welcomes the New Year
12/15/2017 3:02:56 PM (GMT+7)
 Special programs will be held in the ancient town of Hoi An to welcome the New Year, said the Centre for Culture and Sports of Hoi An City on December 14.

Storm Damrey leaves 123 dead and missing
12/15/2017 2:57:36 PM (GMT+7)
 The toll of Storm Damrey stood at 123 dead and missing, with an additional 324 people injured and seriously affected in central provinces, especially south-central provinces.