The Hanoitimes - The Better India has announced its list of the top countries that just one Rupee will be enough to buy you a full meal. The Better India, India’s largest media platform for social impact, has just named Vietnam the number one country that offer memorable travel experiences for the adventure, without draining your bank account dry. Vietnam among eight countries where rupee’s exchange rates will make you smile. Vietnam is rich in history and culture, and is also a foodie’s paradise, according to The Better India. “This country is an unusual potpourri of hill-tribe villages and sprawling cities. There are some amazing sights to be witnessed, like the sea of limestone islands from a traditional junk’s deck in Ha Long Bay or the world’s most intricate cave systems in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park,” The Better India wrote. Vietnam is a comprehensive history lesson, and for the culture enthusiast, loaded with … [Read more...] about Vietnam among eight countries where rupee’s exchange rates will make you smile
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Two men have been credited with cultivating cherry-like apricot and cherry blossoms typical of northern Vietnam in Da Lat City. >> Untold stories of Da Lat – P5: Billeting army officers’ wives >> Untold stories of Da Lat – P4: The Haunted House on Prenn Pass >> Untold stories of Da Lat – P3: Royal partition >> Untold stories of Da Lat – P2: Stone villa of Nguyen King’s concubine >> Untold stories of Da Lat – P1: Nguyen Dynasty’s trusted retainer Muoi Loi hoa dao (Cherry Blossom) Valley, tucked away at the end of a small alley on Le Hong Phong Street, is a household name among residents and tourists. The arboretum is known for a variety of cherry blossom breeds that are normally found at the famous Nhat Tan Village in Tay Ho District, Hanoi. Nhat Tan Village provides gorgeous sights and yields the flowers for decorative purposes around Tet (Lunar New Year) every year. Da Lat, a charming resort … [Read more...] about Untold stories of Da Lat – P6: Cherry blossom valley
An Gia Investment and Japan’s Creed Group Investment Fund completed the acquisition of seven blocks of the Lacasa project in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 7 from the Van Phat Hung Group (VPH) on March 12. In March 2015, An Gia bought two blocks of the Lacasa project to develop its Angia Riverside and Angia Skyline projects and then bought the remaining five blocks. This is the sixth merger and acquisition (M&A) deal An Gia has concluded in recent years. Vietnam’s real estate market has witnessed a flood of capable developers intensifying their M&A activities in order to secure projects with favorable locations. According to some experts, many property enterprises lack sales experience and have been unable to continue projects because they aimed at the wrong segment. Vietnam’s real estate market, as a result, has seen a host of M&As through cooperation between many investors, with numerous successful transactions conducted. Favored approach … [Read more...] about M&A deals – primary method of investors entering VN estate market.
Over 1,400 meters above sea level in the northernmost region of Vietnam lies a UNESCO-recognized geopark home to one of the world’s most unique rock formations – Dong Van Karst Plateau. Over 1,400 meters above sea level in the northernmost region of Vietnam lies a UNESCO-recognized geopark home to one of the world’s most unique rock formations – Dong Van Karst Plateau. Dong Van has been acknowledged as an official member of the Global Geoparks Network (GGN), managed by the UNESCO’s Ecological and Earth Sciences Division, since 2010 thanks to its contribution to conserving the planet’s geological heritage and its support for sustainable research and development. Eighty percent of the 2,346-square-kilometer geopark is limestone, the fossils of ancient inhabitants of Earth from 400-600 million years ago. The geopark has an average elevation of between 1,400 and 1,600 meters above sea level, according to the park’s GGN profile. According to Dr. … [Read more...] about Exploring world of wonders in Vietnam’s Dong Van Karst Plateau
In a remote coffee-growing village in Vietnam’s Central Highlands, an unmarried man has been raising 71 orphaned children out of love and compassion for nearly a decade, despite his own financial hardship and illness. For the past nine years, 56-year-old Dinh Minh Nhat, a resident of Ia H’Lop Commune in Chu Se District, Gia Lai Province, has been taking in orphaned or abandoned children and raising them as his own. The first child Sitting on the porch of his small house in Ia H’Lop amidst shrieks of laughter coming from his playful ‘children’ in the front yard, Nhat said he is often asked how he could have managed to provide for 71 children while having no stable job on his part. “To be frank, I really don’t know how to respond to such questions,” Nhat admitted. “I believe that to offer these poor children a chance at living when their lives were on the line is a miracle in itself. “Abandoned children possess exceptional … [Read more...] about Ill man ‘fathers’ 71 children in Vietnam’s Central Highlands