Daily Archives: July 7, 2020

HCM City launches seven agro-ecotourism programmes

  The HCM City Department of Tourism, together with five suburban districts, has launched seven agro-ecotourism programmes.   The authority is stepping up the development of those tourism products to capitalise on the city’s diverse natural landscapes in outlying districts, said Deputy Director of the municipal Tourism Department Nguyen ThiAnhHoa.   The programmes include trips

Parking lots still a pressing problem for Hanoi

It’s only the beginning of the morning but the parking lots on Phuong Mai street in Hanoi are full.   Big hospitals are located on this street like the Hanoi French Hospital, Bach Mai Hospital, the National Geriatric Hospital and the National Hospital of Dermatology and Venereology, and huge numbers of people visit these hospitals

Dien Bien aims to welcome 5.4 million visitors in 2021-2025

The northwestern province of Dien Bien is striving to greet 5.4 million tourists in 2021-2025.   The tourism industry aims to gross over 8 trillion VND (345.2 million USD) in revenues in the period.   To realise this target, the provincial People’s Committee has issued a plan to restructure tourism and develop it into a

Over 240 Vietnamese citizens arrive home from Taiwan (China)

Domestic agencies, the Vietnam Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei and budget carrier Vietjet Air worked with authorities in Taiwan (China) to bring more than 240 Vietnamese citizens home on July 7.   The passengers included those under 18 years old, elderly and sick people, workers with expired visas and labour contracts, stranded tourists and

Foreign NGOs join hands to help QuangBinh clear UXO

Three foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are carrying out projects in QuangBinh to help the central province, which is heavily polluted with unexploded ordnance (UXO), detect and clear cluster munitions and other explosives from now to 2022.   The projects were introduced at a workshop held in QuangBinh on July 7.   Under cooperation deals with

Vietnam network sharing deal a positive for future telco collaborations

  Experts forecast despite being relatively new in Vietnam, network sharing efforts would accelerate as the Government seeks to streamline network deployments and slash capital spending.   Vietnam’s four State-owned mobile operators – Viettel, Vinaphone, GMobile and MobiFone – this month agreed to share about 1,200 base transceiver stations (BTS). This follows a deal struck

Vietnam joins UNSC’s discussion on Central Asia’s centre for preventive diplomacy

Vietnamese Ambassador Dang DinhQuy on July 6 expressed his expectation that the UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) will further assist the regional states in responding to the COVID-19 and combating terrorism.   Quy, head of Vietnam’s Mission to the UN, made the statement during a video conference held by the