Tăng Chí Thượng, deputy director of the city’s Department of Health, said that the number of foreign tourists and expatriates in the city had steadily increased, resulting in high demand for emergency and health services. … [Read more...] about HCM City emerges as medical tourism destination
Modi upcoming foreign visits
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnamese Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen Nguyen Chi Vinh hosted a reception in Hanoi on January 20 for Russian Ambassador to Vietnam Konstatin Vnukov. Lauding new steps of development in the Vietnam – Russia defence ties over the past years, Vinh expressed his belief that the upcoming Russia visit by Defence Minister Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich will contribute to upgrading bilateral defence relations. On the occasion, he suggested the Russian Defence Ministry actively join activities during Vietnam ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020. Vnukov, for his part, spoke highly of military and military technical cooperation between the two nations with substantive outcomes, especially in tropical durability, navy and personnel training. The guest hoped that following the visit by Gen. Lich, Russia – Vietnam defence ties would be further deepened and effective./. … [Read more...] about Deputy Defence Minister hosts Russian Ambassador
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - The domestic hotel industry will face many challenges during development, especially in the application of technology, according to an expert from Savills Vietnam – a foreign property service provider in Vietnam. In most countries, three- and four-star hotels are usually popular with domestic tourists, and Vietnam is the same, said Troy Griffiths, Deputy Managing Director of Savills Vietnam. “In this golden age of domestic tourism for Vietnam, we can see that these are generally performing well,” he said in a statement. Infrastructure in Vietnam is developing at a rapid pace with a multitude of second-tier cities now touting international capacity. This, in turn, pulls forward competitiveness and capacity, so for the short to medium term, Savills Vietnam believes hospitality and particularly the low mid star level is well-positioned to take advantage of the boom in tourism. Local budget level is exposed the greatest to competition as capital … [Read more...] about Local hotel industry faces challenge in technology
Meanwhile, foreign investors spent $15.5 billion in 2019 to buy into Vietnamese enterprises. The total foreign indirect investment (FII) in the first 11 months of the year was $11.2 billion only, and the remaining $4.3 billion was spent within one month alone. … [Read more...] about What’s behind the $7.1 billion worth of capital flowing into Vietnam?
For his part, Ambassador Konstantin Vnukov expressed delight at the fruitful outcomes of Russia-Vietnam defense cooperation in 2019, especially in delegation exchanges, training, and visits of naval ships. The Russian diplomat believed that the bilateral defense cooperation will further develop in the coming time. … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Russia reap big fruits in bilateral defense cooperation