Ho Chi Minh City's Can Gio attractive to tourists (Photo: vntrip.vn) HCM City (VNA) - Ho Chi Minh City’s tourism sector has actively brought its indigenous culture into urban tourism , considering this as one of the strategies to promote the strengths of the city’s destination network. Many districts have continuously launched new tourism products to stimulate the tourism market. The moves have initially impressed local people and helped attract more tourists to the city. Recently, the People's Committee of district 5 launched a programme named "Visiting Cho Lon to Watch the Lion Dance". This programme is implemented on Saturday and Sunday of the 2nd week of each month at The Garden Mall on Hong Bang street. Within the framework of the event, there are also many mobile booths serving food, and introducing local specialties and souvenirs. Similarly, tourism product "Tan Phu - Going is remembering" implemented by the People's Committee of Tan Phu district is attracting … [Read more...] about HCM City highlights local cultures to ignite urban tourism
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Vietnam said all development decisions must be nature-based and centered around people to ensure sustainable development in which no one would be left behind. Vietnam, a developing country, has stressed the importance of an all-people approach in coping with a global issue – climate change – and its roadmap to achieve a net-zero target by 2050 it has declared. Overview of the workshop in Hanoi on Dec 7 chaired by Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha. Photo: Huong Giang/ UNDP The idea has been included in Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s speech at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) held in Glasgow, the UK, in early November, as part of efforts to promote the engagement of all people in Vietnam in realizing its commitment at the global event, according to Pham Van Tan, Deputy Head of Vietnam’s Climate Negotiation Delegation. It’s interesting that Vietnam has stipulated the role of its people in the common drive, … [Read more...] about [Net-zero strategy] People-centered approach: Vietnam’s weapon to realize COP26 commitment
Vietjet aircraft (Photo courtesy of Vietjet) HCM City (VNA) - Beginning the exciting autumn season in August, Vietjet offers an attractive promotion programme "Double day, great sale, comfortable flight" not to be missed. From 0:00 on August 8 , 2022 to 24:00 on August 10, 2022, Vietjet opens sales 888,888 promotional tickets with a discount up to 88% on all domestic and international routes. Accordingly, customers when booking Eco tickets at website www.vietjetair.com, Vietjet Air mobile app, Facebook at www.facebook.com/vietjetvietnam (the "Booking" section) can immediately use the promotion code VIETJET88 to receive up to 88% discount on fares, excluding taxes and fees. Promotional tickets are applied to all domestic routes across Vietnam and international destinations imbued with cultural identity, paradises of relaxation and shopping, as well as having exciting experiences in India, South Korea, Japan, Indonesia (Bali), Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia... with … [Read more...] about Vietjet offers 888,888 tickets with discount up to 88%
Hu tieu (rice noodles) have long been a must-try dish on any visit to Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, but the five-colored hu tieu in Can Tho City offers visitors a fun twist on the long-standing local specialty. The Cai Rang floating market is one of Can Tho’s most popular tourist attractions, and those who choose to take a boat ride through Cai Rang rarely pass up the opportunity to try the hu tieu sold by Huynh Huu Hoai (Sau Hoai) and his family on the banks of the Rau Ram Canal in the city’s An Binh Ward. What makes Sau Hoai’s hu tieu so popular is his family's unique takes on the dish -- a pizza-inspired version and naturally-dyed one featuring five vibrant colors. Sau Hoai leads three generations of family members each day as they produce hu tieu for hungry tourists and locals alike. Each and every noodle thread produced by Sau Hoai and his family is handmade and sun-dried until their texture reaches the perfect balance of soft and chewy. To ensure that his noodles … [Read more...] about Five-color ‘hu tieu’: New twist on traditional noodle in southern Vietnam
At a meeting with the leader of the southern province of Binh Duong last week, chairman of Sharp Corporation Yoshihiro Hashimoto revealed an expansion plan in the locality. Investors already with factories in the country are demonstrating that they trust the business climate here, Photo: Le Toan Sharp Group is exploring opportunities in the southern provinces of Vietnam, including Binh Duong, to move the supply chain away from the Chinese market, promoting market diversification and distribution, according to Hashimoto. “In the coming time, Sharp will continue to expand and build one more large-scale factory, oriented to develop high-tech and advanced products,” he said. Binh Duong is assessed as a locality with an attractive investment environment, in line with Sharp’s criteria. The group has two production factories located in Vietnam, at Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP) I and an extended VSIP II. Sharp hopes to be supported in construction land, labour, and … [Read more...] about New foreign capital stutters despite overall deal boost
Seizing the opportunity laid out by its clean energy resources and phasing out coal could be key for Vietnam’s green growth path. Vietnam’s Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has set a deadline for sectors to build plans for their sustainable development within the first quarter (Q1) of this year as part of efforts to materialize the country’s sustainable development. Vietnam’s Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh speaks at COP26 in Glasgow, the UK in November 2021. Photo: VNA The PM demanded in Q2 a comprehensive program to implement Vietnam’s net-zero target that he pledged at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow (COP26) in November 2021. Accordingly, authorized agencies are tasked with eight issues, namely energy transition, reducing greenhouse gas emissions; lowering methane emissions; developing electric cars; planting forests to absorb carbon dioxide; building construction materials and urban development suitable for green and sustainable … [Read more...] about [Net-zero strategy] Which way is possible for Vietnam’s net zero journey?