Daily Archives: June 9, 2018

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation Wins Best Feature in an Online Publication at 2018 Caribbean Tourism Industry Awards

Annual awards in New York distinguish excellence in social media and journalism among Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) members

Plantation, FL, June 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (BMOTA) was recognized by The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) in the Virutal Visitor Award category for “Best Feature in an Online Publicaion” at the annual Caribbean Tourism Industry Awards on the evening of June 7 at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel.


Jibrilu became the first Bahamian member of the Caribbean Tourism Organization to receive the Allied Award for sustainable development at Caribbean Week New York

Plantation, FL, June 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Last night during the Caribbean Tourism Industry Awards Dinner and Fashion Show, part of the annual Caribbean Week New York events, Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation Director General Joy Jibrilu received the distinguished Allied Award for her exceptional work towards the sustainable development of Caribbean tourism.

Vietnam’s economy to grow 6.7% in 2018: Fitch

The Vietnamese economy is enjoying stronger growth compared to 2017 with increasing foreign reserves and tight control of foreign debt, said Fitch experts at the Fitch on Vietnam forum in Hanoi on Friday.…

Suspect in fatal stabbing of Vietnamese nationals in Las Vegas arrested

A suspect in the killings of two Vietnamese at the Circus Circus Casino hotel and casino in Las Vegas, the US, has been detained, according to the FBI.

Julius Trotter was located in a home in California and was arrested after a car chase.…

Vietnam expects new wave of investment from Canada

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc introduced to Canadian businesses the dynamic Vietnamese economy with improved investment and business environment and abundant opportunities for foreign investors while addressing the Vietnam-Canada business forum in Quebec Friday.…

Quang Tri province approves more wind, solar power projects

The central province of Quang Tri has approved two wind and solar power projects with total investment of over 120 million USD.

With 12 turbines, the Huong Hiep 1 wind power project has a total capacity of 30MW.…

Iran rules out talks as US continues threats

There is no prospect for dialogue between Iran and the United States in any area before Washington uses the language of dignity instead of threats and sanctions, said Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi at a press briefing in Tehran on Friday.…