Each day at 7 pm a folk song class begins on the sidewalk next to Sa Huynh Culture Museum. Seated on two sedge mats, children practice traditional folk melodies, "hat boi" (classical opera), and love duets of the Quang region, which stretches from Quang Nam to Quang Ngai provinces in central Vietnam. … [Read more...] about Quang region’s folk singing preserved in Hoi An
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The construction of the Seashell 5 Hotel was started in January 2016 when its building permit already expired. Only in January 2018 was the violation detected by the inspectorate of the Ministry of Construction. The hotel investor was reported and fined. After the investor was fined, on February 8, 2018, the management board of Phu Quoc Economic Zone issued a building permit for the construction. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES MAY 25
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HCM City (VNS/VNA) - Vietnamese firms need to diversify their overseas markets and improve their strengths to capitalise on opportunities after the COVID-19 pandemic ends, a recent online seminar heard in Ho Chi Minh City. Pham Chi Lan, an economist who was an advisor to the Government in the past, said firms would need to join hands with industry business groups to study new market trend and changes in consumer habits after the pandemic to identify large and niche markets and reshape their business strategies. “The market will never return to the old normal that existed before the pandemic but to a new normal. New normal will have new abnormalities. Therefore, research should be conducted. “Businesses that are in associations should sit together to discuss what they can do and should not wait for the Government. Based on their requirements, they can propose policies.” Nguyen Thi Thu Trang, Director of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s WTO and … [Read more...] about Local firms urged to diversify markets, understand post-pandemic trends