Viet Nam News The new VinFast cars, which are on display at the 2018 Paris Motor Show, offer a top-level engine that is comfortable and safe, saving fuel while minimising pollution. Günter K. Fraidl, Senior Vice President of AVL, a leading engine and powertrain designer that has partnered with VinFast to revise the famous BMW N20 engine, speaks with local media about the advanced engines. As Senior Vice President in charge of powertrain systems for AVL, could you tell us more about the role of AVL in designing and manufacturing VinFast automobiles? The VinFast engine was developed based on technology and components licensed from BMW. Magna Steyr has been selected as VinFast’s engineering partner for the development of their new vehicles. AVL has also been selected to help develop the powertrain, in close collaboration with Magna Steyr. When did AVL start co-operating with VinFast? How do you evaluate the feasibility of the new Vietnamese brand? VinFast started … [Read more...] about VinFast uses one of the best engines in the world
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The Hanoitimes - South China Morning Post has announced its list of the best tunnel tours in the world and Cu Chi Tunnel, Vietnam is on it. South China Morning Post (SCMP), a Hong Kong-based English-language newspaper, has just named Cu Chi Tunnel in Vietnam the number one destination among the best tunnel tours in the world. Cu Chi tunnel. Photo: Alamy The tunnels of Cu Chi, 25km (16 miles) northwest of Ho Chi Minh City, were excavated in the late 1940s by the Viet Minh, during the first Indochina war, against the French. The district became a stronghold of the country's liberating forces during the Vietnam War, and the network of narrow passageways was extended and deepened to improve the chances for those inside of surviving aerial bombardment and search and destroy missions conducted by American forces. Viet Cong guerillas spent the daylight hours holed up in their carefully concealed lairs, emerging after dark to conduct military operations or scavenge for food. The … [Read more...] about Cu Chi shines in SCMP’s best tunnel tours in the world
Travel and Leisure has announced its annual 2018 list of the world’s best cities and Vietnam’s Hoi An is on it. Hoi An in Quang Nam province has been ranked eighth among the 15 most thrilling destinations in the world, released by the Travel and Leisure, a US travel magazine based in New York City. The survey is based on the responses of Travel and Leisure readers about architecture, distinctive restaurants, a rich array of cultural offerings, a intriguing shops, a teeming street life, a friendly population, etc. In 2018, Mexico reigns supreme. For the second year in a row, San Miguel de Allende, a colonial oasis in the country’s central highlands, takes the first place. Meanwhile, Oaxaca has climbed to the second place, and Mexico City is making a welcome return to the top 15. Earlier, Hoi An has been named among list top 16 of the most relaxing places in the the world. It's no surprise the UNESCO-protected ancient town of Hoi An in Vietnam's central coast is a … [Read more...] about Hoi An shines in Travel and Leisure’s 15 best cities in the world list 2018
By Ngoc Dinh  July 19, 2018 | 10:37 am GMT+7 Four Seasons The Nam Hai in Hoi An. Photo courtesy of Four Seasons The Nam Hai The Four Seasons The Nam Hai Hotel & Resort in Vietnam has been listed as one of 100 best hotels in the world. The only Vietnamese hotel in the annual list compiled by the famous Travel + Leisure magazine is a 15-minute drive Hoi An, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Thousands of readers took part in the magazine’s survey, selecting their favorite hotels based on different criteria including rooms/facilities, location, service, food and value. The Four Seasons The Nam Hai Hotel & Resort was 89th in the list of top 100 hotels. Standing near Ha My beach in the central province Quang Nam, the resort carries a combination of Asian and modern architecture in a complex of 100 villas. This year’s list is dominated by Asian hotels with 27 places, while Europe has 18. Topping the list is another hotel in Asia, the Four Seasons … [Read more...] about Vietnam resort hotel ranked among the best in the world
When it comes to a sandwich, which is best? Are you a BLT kind of guy? Or perhaps cheese and tomato is more your thing? Over in Hoi An there’s only one place to go when it comes to a tasty snack and that’s Banh Mi Phuong. Six years ago, the late chef Anthony Bourdain popped in and described his banh mi as a ‘symphony in a sandwich’ – and it seems food lovers the world over took note. His critique has done the store no harm at all and business has boomed since that day. There are now as many customers coming for selfies as they are for sandwiches. Tourist Julie Chapman from New Zealand said: “This place was recommended and a lot of people want to come here so that’s good for the family that owns the restaurant. “I think it’s the way they cook the meat and I don’t think I could recreate that at home. I would give it a crack but I’m not sure it would taste as good.” Phuong Lan, whose … [Read more...] about Is this the best sandwich in the world?