Around two weeks before the celebration, streets in big cities such as Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City or Danang become a hustle and bustle of colorful activities. Every one is busy doing something relating to Tet. Some rush to complete their work before the year-end deadlines, others hurry to wrap things up before coming back to their home towns. … [Read more...] about What to know about Tet holiday in Vietnam?
Over past years, Vietnam’s tourism has grown miraculously both in quantity and quality. The 18 million international visitors to Vietnam in 2019 prove the success of the country’s efforts, including the bloom of high-class international travellers to the country. There is a large number of new 5- and 6-star hotels and resorts opening along the country. Vietnam has hosted various international conferences and is the perfect choice for wealthy people in the world to celebrate their dream weddings, book cave discoveries or cycling tours. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s upscale tourism on the rise
Vietnam’s GDP grew by 7.02 percent in 2019. This was the second consecutive time since 2011 Vietnam had a GDP growth rate higher than 7 percent. According to Nguyen Bich Lam, TFP (total factor productivity) contributed 46.11 percent to GDP in 2019, higher than the 44.46 percent in 2016-2019 and 33.58 percent in 2011-2015. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s 7.02% GDP growth rate: joys and worries
The two countries considered that the traditional New Year holiday is an important event of each country as well as core values of families and cultural root. At the joyful atmosphere of the upcoming Tet holiday, the consuls general do not forget to talk about the two-sided relationships. US Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Marie Damour stressed that the Lunar New Year 2020 will take place during the time of celebrating the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between two countries. The celebration will be marked with some important events during 2020. With the conception of New Year with new successes, she believed that the relationship between Vietnam and the US would continue to grow, especially in the fields of investment and trade, education, public health, energy and defense. Ms. Indira Lopez Arguelles, Consul General of Cuba to Ho Chi Minh said that a lot of investment opportunities between two countries had been defined for 2020. She affirmed to send doctors, sport … [Read more...] about Tet holiday- Wonderful time for experiencing Vietnam’s culture
Vietnam’s first lung transplant patient discharged from hospital Vietnam’s first lung transplant patient has recovered and was discharged from the Viet Duc Hospital in Hanoi on October 4, after 1.5 months since undergoing the first lung transplant in Vietnam donated from a brain-dead donor. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s health sector in 2019: achievements and drawbacks