Though the cuisine at Hoang Hoa Tham Market in Ho Chi Minh City may not be esthetically attractive, it is delicious, affordable, and a true taste of local culture. And the best part? Diners can walk away with a full meal for US$5 or less at this market. Hoang Hoa Tham Market on Hoang Hoa Tham Street, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City is packed with vendors hawking clothes, fabrics, household wares, thrifted goods, and some of the cheapest, most delicious meals in town. Sup cua (crab soup) is a popular dish in Ho Chi Minh City, particularly among white-collar employees and the elderly. Crab soup is hot, easy to eat, packed with flavor, and deliciously greasy, making it an ideal breakfast or afternoon snack. A cup of ‘sup cua’ (crab soup) from a stall at Hoang Hoa Tham Market, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Minh Duc / Tuoi Tre At a junction between the busy stalls at Hoang Hoa Tham Market sits a nameless sup cua cart with no signs, merely a … [Read more...] about What you can eat for US$5 or less at this Ho Chi Minh City market?
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Real estate prices in Ho Chi Minh City skyrocketed during the second quarter of this year to hit record highs, with some villas in the city currently on sale for VND700 billion (US$30 million), according to statements given at a conference on Tuesday. At the 'Money Flow and Real Estate Trends in Late 2022' conference hosted by Cafeland , a real estate website, Vo Huynh Tuan Kiet, director of housing project marketing at CBRE Vietnam, shared that houses and villas in urban areas in the east of the city are currently on the market for prices ranging from VND200 million ($8,580) to $400 million ($17,200) per square meter. Regarding housing supply, Kiet said that the number of available apartments in Ho Chi Minh City soared to 12,000, up from about 1,000 in the first quarter of this year. The supply in the second quarter is nearly equal to that in the third quarter of 2019, a sign that the market is making a serious comeback. These apartments, however, are primarily high-end and … [Read more...] about Housing prices in Ho Chi Minh City hit record highs
A scene in the documentary (Photo: hochiminh.vn) Algiers (VNA) – A French-language documentary titled “Ho Chi Minh: Sketching the Portrait of a Politician” was screened in June 29 by the Vietnamese Embassy in Algeria. The 58-minute documentary was produced in 1973 by French director Gérard Guillaume. It was copyrighted and stored by Ciné-Archives of the French Communist Party. The Vietnamese Embassy in Algeria purchased the copyright to use the copy for screening. It reflects the revolutionary career of President Ho Chi Minh since his participation in the Tours Congress in 1920 and his journey to fight for the national independence. The documentary presents archives and interviews with historical figures. Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Thanh Vinh emphasised the role of the late President in the struggle for national independence, affirming that Vietnam's resistance war is a great source of encouragement for oppressed peoples around the world, including Algeria. The … [Read more...] about Documentary on President Ho Chi Minh screened in Algeria
Vietnam expects to create the utmost favorable environment for foreign companies to be successful in the country. Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue on June 29 held several meetings with executives of UK multinationals, including Prudential, Standard Chartered, Pacific Land, Pearson, and Enterprize Energy. All executives have expressed their good impression and pledged to commit long-term presence in Vietnam. NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and President of Prudential Shriti Vadera. Source: VNA President of Prudential Shriti Vadera said the company's business performance was positive during the Covid-19 pandemic, expressing her delight to be part of Vietnam’s development. Vadera suggested Prudential could further contribute to the country’s economic growth by taking part in the long bond issuance. Chairman Hue welcomed Prudential’s successes in Vietnam, saying insurance corporations remain key partners of the State in Government bond issuance. … [Read more...] about UK multinationals pledge long-term presence in Vietnam
The ASEAN Para Games 2022 is a qualifier for athletes to win tickets to Paralympic Paris 2024. Some 155 Vietnamese athletes with disabilities will attend the 11th Southeast Asian Para Games (ASEAN Para Games 2022) in Indonesia next month, according to the General Department of Sports and Physical Training under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The Vietnamese delegation will include one guiding athlete, 18 coaches, two doctors, and 13 support personnel. The rest are Vietnamese parasports athletes who will compete in eight events: track and field, swimming, weightlifting, badminton, table tennis, chess, judo, and archery. On July 23, a departure ceremony will be held to see off the Vietnamese delegation at the National Sports Training Center in Ho Chi Minh City. It is expected that on July 26 or 27, the Vietnamese delegation will join the Games. Weightlifter Le Van Cong is the golden hope of Vietnam's disabled team at the ASEAN Para Games 2022 in … [Read more...] about Some 155 Vietnamese athletes to partake in ASEAN Para Games 2022
UK trade minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan said the country wants to be a part of Vietnam’s development story in the 21st century, and fostering bilateral trade relations is among its priorities. Vietnam and the UK should set a trade turnover target of over US$10 billion by 2023, which would be a meaningful step to mark the 50 th anniversary of Vietnam-UK diplomatic relations next year. Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue (mid) at the forum. Source: VNA Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh gave the remarks at the Vietnam-UK High-level Forum on Economy and Trade held on June 29. The event is one of the highlights of a visit to the UK by the high-ranking delegation from the National Assembly of Vietnam led by Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue from June 28-30. According to Thanh, the Vietnam-UK strategic partnership has progressed strongly over the years and contributed to socio-economic development in each country. Thanh expected the partnership would … [Read more...] about Vietnam-UK target US$10-billion trade turnover by 2023