Though the cuisine at Hoang Hoa Tham Market in Ho Chi Minh City may not be esthetically attractive, it is delicious, affordable, and a true taste of local culture. And the best part? Diners can walk away with a full meal for US$5 or less at this market. Hoang Hoa Tham Market on Hoang Hoa Tham Street, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City is packed with vendors hawking clothes, fabrics, household wares, thrifted goods, and some of the cheapest, most delicious meals in town. Sup cua (crab soup) is a popular dish in Ho Chi Minh City, particularly among white-collar employees and the elderly. Crab soup is hot, easy to eat, packed with flavor, and deliciously greasy, making it an ideal breakfast or afternoon snack. A cup of ‘sup cua’ (crab soup) from a stall at Hoang Hoa Tham Market, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Minh Duc / Tuoi Tre At a junction between the busy stalls at Hoang Hoa Tham Market sits a nameless sup cua cart with no signs, merely a … [Read more...] about What you can eat for US$5 or less at this Ho Chi Minh City market?
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Samsung Engineering and DNP Water sign the agreement. Samsung Engineering plans to actively target Viet Nam as a base for the Asian water treatment market. — Photo courtesy of the firm Samsung Engineering, one of the world’s leading engineering, procurement, construction and project management (EPC&PM) companies and Dong Nai Plastic (DNP) Water on Wednesday signed an agreement to acquire a 24 per cent stake in the Vietnamese water treatment company for about 52.7 billion KRW (US$41 million). With this acquisition, Samsung Engineering will hold 24 per cent of the stake in DNP Water, DNP Holding will hold 53 per cent, and other stakeholders 23 per cent. DNP Water is a private enterprise that focuses on local water supply businesses and is the largest private water treatment company in Viet Nam in terms of treatment capacity. It was spun off from the DNP Group, a manufacturer of plastic piping, in 2017. Since then, it has been growing in the water treatment business by … [Read more...] about Samsung Engineering acquires stake in Vietnamese DNP Water
Green agriculture is a closed production process through applying scientific and technical advances, biotechnology and physicochemical technology. Green agriculture is a sustainable direction that Hanoi has been making effort to develop, according to Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Manh Phuong. Green agriculture is an inevitable orientation of modern agriculture, Phuong said, adding that Hanoi has recently switched more than 40,227 hectares of rice land to new agricultural production models. Besides, developing green agriculture also helps to raise people's awareness on environment protection, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and pollution, the deputy director stressed. Rice cultivation by modern method brings high efficiency in Hanoi outskirt district of Ung Hoa. Photo: Ngoc Anh Head of the Ung Hoa District Economic Division Pham Van Hoach said that in nearly 20 years of implementing green … [Read more...] about Hanoi develops green agriculture
More than 100 Japanese companies in the food industry and 30 in cosmetics are looking for partners and expanding business in Vietnam. Japan Street, an online catalog site, is expected to further enhance business cooperation between Vietnamese and Japanese enterprises and further contribute to bilateral relations. Deputy Head of JETRO in Hanoi Keisuke Kobayashi at the event. Photo: Hai Yen Project Manager at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) in Hanoi Yutaka Yasunaga stressed the view during a press briefing on the platform held today [June 30]. According to Yasunaga, “Japan Street” would help connect Japanese suppliers with overseas buyers, including those from Vietnam. Yasunaga said that the Covid-19 pandemic and the restriction measures adopted by countries around the world have made it difficult to set up direct meetings between buyers and suppliers. “An online platform, therefore, is considered an effective solution to avoid disruption to … [Read more...] about “Japan Street” to bolster Vietnam-Japan business cooperation: JETRO
Paris Deputy Mayor Laurence Patrice speaks at the naming ceremony. (Photo: VNA) Do Huu Vi Square is located at the intersection between Versailles Avenue and Quai Louis-Blériot, 16th arrondissement, overlooking the Radio France headquarters and the Grenelle Bridge. Mr. Do Huu Vi (1883-1916) was a Vietnamese national, who was one of the first pilots of the French army. Although Do Huu Vi was Vietnamese, he made his career in the French air force and died in the Somme Bay during World War I. He was honored by France as one of more than 300 people of overseas origin and the only Asian-origin person to be included in the exhibition “Portraits de France” at the “Musée de l'Homme in Paris” at the beginning of the year. Source: VNA - Translated by Huyen Huong … [Read more...] about Paris’s square named after Vietnamese person
The national conference in Hanoi on June 30 (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The Politburo held a national conference in Hanoi on June 30 to review the fight against corruption and negative phenomena during 2012 - 2022 and identify orientations for the work in the time ahead. The hybrid event saw the presence of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, head of the Central Steering Committee for Corruption and Negative Phenomena Prevention and Control; President Nguyen Xuan Phuc; Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh; along with key officials of central agencies and the 63 localities. At its fifth session in May 2012, the 11th-tenure Party Central Committee decided to establish the National Steering Committee for Corruption Prevention and Control under the Politburo which is chaired by the Party General Secretary so as to ensure comprehensive leadership over the corruption combat nationwide. On September 16, 2021, the Politburo issued Regulation No. 32-QD/TW that expands the … [Read more...] about National conference reviews 10-year corruption fight