However, Bae met a lot of kind and helpful locals along the way. During a trip to a beach in Vung Tau Town, 100 kilometers from the finish line in HCMC, he slipped and fell from a rock, injuring his hand. Failing to locate a taxi, a Vietnamese tourist eventually took Bae to hospital by car. … [Read more...] about South Korean student cycles across Vietnam
Frank Bochmann is seen in a photo he provided Tuoi Tre News. Saebel: Vietnam’s tourism sector has been tragically affected by the outbreak of COVID-19. Airlines, hotels, restaurants, laundry facilities, amusement parks, transport companies, tour operators, and homestay owners have all seen their business come to a standstill. The loss of revenue and livelihoods for Vietnamese employees and entrepreneurs alike in all spheres is devastating and the real effects will only be seen as savings and cash funds dry up. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?
After having enjoyed mild weather for several days, the capital city of Hanoi will see temperatures rise to 35-37 degrees Celsius as from May 30. Temperatures in several places in the capital will even hit a high of 38 degrees Celsius, while humidity is to fall to 40-45%. … [Read more...] about Another heat wave strikes VN, temperatures rise to 40 again
According to the Environment Technology Institute, an arm of the Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam discharges 120,000-150,000 household-use electrical and electronic devices, including TVs, refrigerators, washing machines and air conditioners, and 250,000-300,000 computers. There are many smartphones thrown away by users. … [Read more...] about Finding gold in computer, smartphone waste
Bien Ho Che (Tea lake), in Gia Lai province. The lake is located in Chu Pah district of Gia Lai province, roughly 13km north of the centre of Pleiku city. As the name Bien ho Che (Tea lake) implies itself, it represents the sheer vastness of the surrounding tea hill. Early in the morning when the dew still lingers on the leaves, visitors are able to enjoy the pristine beauty and vitality of the new day. Photo: Nguyen Quang Ngoc Tonkin / Shutterstock. … [Read more...] about Seven must-visit destinations of the Central Highlands region