Many international hotel brand names have made their presence in Vietnam in the wake of the robust development of the country’s tourism sector and infrastructure.

 
 
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.

Tua Chua: Dien Bien’s unpolished natural gem
7/22/2018 3:40:00 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – It seems that nowhere else in the northern province of Dien Bien is quite like Tua Chua District. Most of the district, located 1,400m above sea level, is covered with rugged rocky mountains. 


 
Vietnam named among world’s beautiful biking destinations
7/22/2018 11:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Self, a US magazine for women, has announced its annual list of top 12 beautiful biking destinations in the world, which you’ll want to add to your bucket list.

Maison Chance opens centre for quadriplegic people in Dak Nong
7/22/2018 10:38:00 AM (GMT+7)
Maison Chance is a non-governmental organisation that provides housing, healthcare and vocational training for orphans, street children, and the disadvantaged and physically handicapped in Vietnam. 


 
Snail noodle soup: A dish brings the breath of Hanoi
7/22/2018 9:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Like the French, the Vietnamese eat snails too, but not the same kind of snails. They eat oc (Vietnamese freshwater snails), which are smaller and chewier than their land-based cousins.

BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 22/7
7/22/2018 8:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
Military Bank’s six-month profit exceeds 2017 annual result, Domestic steel production growth to reach 20 per cent this year, Delayed Da Nang projects lose licences, Taisho offers to purchase DHG shares


 
Foreign investors keep flocking to Vietnam's real estate market
7/22/2018 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
The growth in Vietnam`s capital markets to US$200 billion in value from some US$35 billion five years ago, was a big draw for global investors, Jeffrey Perlman, Southeast Asia chief of Warburg Pincus told Reuters.

Tattoo: From taboo to popular art form
7/22/2018 12:51:43 AM (GMT+7)
 When Truong Thanh Dinh came home with a tattoo on his chest, his mother yelled at him, saying that only gangsters get tattoos on their body.


 
Free English classes offered at pagoda: Hanoi
7/22/2018 12:49:08 AM (GMT+7)
 Dozens of local children and adolescents were eagerly learning and practicing English activities with their foreign and Vietnamese teachers in an English class on Sunday morning in Phap Van pagoda in Hanoi.

Businesses willing to pay more for mobile ads
7/22/2018 12:35:30 AM (GMT+7)
 Although the mobile advertisement market in Vietnam is still modest as compared to regional countries, businesses are said to splash out 200 million USD on advertisement on mobile platform in 2020.


 
Colourful night show dazzles visitors to Hoi An
7/22/2018 12:26:18 AM (GMT+7)
 An outdoor spectacle that re-enacts different historical periods of the ancient town of Hoi An has left strong impressions on visitors to the locality.

Plants recovered in Tram Chim National Park
7/22/2018 12:20:59 AM (GMT+7)
 Tram Chim National Park in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, a Ramsar site in Vietnam, has seen 192 hectares of its plants recovered thanks to p reservation efforts.


 

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