Many tourists and tour agencies are complaining about the regulations that ban tourists from bathing at small beaches in Ha Long Bay. Swimming is banned on many small beaches in Ha Long Bay When going on a three-day and four-night tour in Ha Long Bay, tourists come across various beaches that are suitable for small groups. However, all requests to get down to the beaches were denied since those beaches haven't met the requirements and not recognised by the Quang Ninh Province authorities. "Why won't the Quang Ninh authorities try a long tour and go to a beach to see what they think of the experience?" said Nguyen Dinh Quan from Hanoi. Pham Dinh Huynh, deputy head of Ha Long Bay Management Board said only visitors can only bathe at Soi Sim and Ti Top beaches. Despite having many international visitors, the beaches on the other tour routes are not allowed to receive anyone. The beaches must meet several requirements in order to open to tourists such as having at least two … [Read more...] about Ha Long tour agencies search for solutions to open small beaches
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The Hanoitimes - The center’s experts said that as May is still the transition period, there is a dispute between hot and cold waves, so extreme weather may occur such as tornadoes, hail and strong wind in the thunderstorm. Scorching heat to attack Hanoi tomorrow The blazing hot temperatures in Hanoi city, as well as Vietnam’s northwest and central region may last until May 20, according to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF). The current heat wave scorches Hanoi since early morning, with the highest temperature of 35-37 degrees Celsius, it even is expected to surge to 39 degrees Celsius tomorrow. Hot weather will continue to take place in Hanoi in May. Photo: Cong Hung The NCHMF said that Foehn wind, caused by impact of the southeastern edge of the western hot low-pressure area, is developing and causing hot weather across the northern region, with temperatures ranging from 36 to 39 degrees Celsius, and even 40 in some … [Read more...] about How long is scorching heat in Hanoi lasting?
The Hanoitimes - Vietnam is well on the way to become Asia’s next tiger with strong economic growth, a rapidly growing middle class and relatively affordable pricing. Vietnam’s prime segment to see strong demand in 2019 as more foreign investors come Is it time to invest in Vietnam’s prime homes? A latest Savills research showed that Vietnam’s prime residential segment is of great attention in comparison with regional markets like Tokyo, Singapore, Taipei, and Bangkok. Illustrative photo Apartment prices in HCM City and Hanoi are generally still lower than regional peers such as Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok, making Vietnam relatively attractive to international investors, according to Savills Vietnam. “New home prices in Ho Chi Minh City’s CBD now average around US$5,500-US$ 6,500/sq.m, a fraction of the eye watering levels seen in Hong Kong where prices are at all-time highs,” said Neil Macgregor, managing … [Read more...] about How attractive is Vietnam’s luxury residential segment amid global slowing trend?
Back to English Comments News - September 4, 2018 | 07:40 am GMT+7 Poverty is forcing kids in a northern highlands commune to quit school and get married or work in China. “If my father does not let me go to school, I’m going to kill myself,” Nga, in eighth grade now, is serious, her mouth pressed into a hard line. She wants to become a doctor so that she can save people’s lives “just like Dr. Sam.” Sam is a physician in her village who uses herbs collected from the forest to treat various illnesses. Nga does not have a thumb. She lost it when she and her brother were cutting grass for her family’s buffaloes. The clump of elephant grass was twice her height, and as she was holding it for her brother to cut, the accident happened. Since that day, she does not talk much. Since that day, her desire to become a “Dr. Sam” has intensified. Ha Giang, among the most beautiful places in the country, lies 240 … [Read more...] about In Vietnam, kids shackled by isolation, poverty dare to dream – VnExpress International
Vietnam will meet South Korea, the home country of its head coach, in the semifinals of the Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia this Wednesday, and both the players and coach are determined to fight for a ticket into the final. “I love my fatherland and I always want the best for South Korea. But now, as head coach of the Vietnamese team, I have a responsibility to do my best to help Vietnam battle into the final round,” Park Hang-seo told the press on Monday night after the victory over Syria. Headcoach of Vietnamese men's football team Park Hang-seo hi-fives Nguyen Van Toan, who scored the goal goal that brought Vietnam into semifinal of the Asian Games 2018 on Monday night. “We’re already in the semifinal now, which means we are one of the strongest teams in Asia, so there’s nothing to fear,” said Nguyen Van Toan, who scored the only goal that took Vietnam into semifinal. “Also, with these players, Vietnam had made it to the final of U23 … [Read more...] about Vietnam dares to dream of Asiad final