Vietnam attends South Asia’s Leading Travel Show in India Visitors at Vietnamese booths Five Vietnamese travel companies are currently participating in the 26th edition of SATTE, South Asia’s leading travel show, in India’s Uttar Pradesh state from January 16-18. They include Victoria Tour, Indochina Charm Tour, Go Indochina Tours, Hello Vietnam, and Asiana Travel. The fair has the participation of over 1,000 enterprises from 50 countries and territories. First launched in 2014, SATTE is one of the largest tourism and travel fairs in South Asia, run annually by India’s leading exhibition organiser UBM, the Ministry of Culture, and travel associations. The event provides a platform for countries to promote their lands, people, and traditional cultures, as well as attract foreign investment in tourism. It is also an occasion for policymakers and managers in tourism, along with experts and businesses, to share experience in the field and seek business … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 18/1
Top Vietnamese tennis players Lý Hoàng Nam, Trịnh Linh Giang and Lê Quốc Khánh have been awarded wildcard entries to compete in the Việt Nam Tennis Open Đà Nẵng City 2019 in the central city on January 6-12. Top Vietnamese player Lý Hoàng Nam gets a wildcard for the men’s singles and double event at ATP Challenger Tour, Vietnam Tennis Open Đà Nẵng City 2019. — Photo courtesy Việt Nam Tennis Federation Sports news, football, Vietnam sports, vietnamnet bridge, english news, Vietnam news, news Vietnam, vietnamnet news, Vietnam net news, Vietnam latest news, vn news, Vietnam breaking news It’s the first time the central city has hosted a professional tennis tournament with 48 players in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)’s top ranking taking part. Vice Chairman and General Secretary of the Việt Nam Tennis Federation Nguyễn Quốc Kỳ … [Read more...] about Da Nang to host ATP Challenger Tour
Friday's Tale Wasteful or not? Phuong Thao Friday, Dec 23, 2016,20:28 (GMT+7) Wasteful or not?Phuong Thao As the central city of Danang is famous for its beautiful landscapes, clean environment and peaceful life, any infrastructure development projects should be taken into careful consideration so that merits of the city are not spoiled, and such projects should deserve the funds spent. For mammoth projects with strong impact on local residents like the controversial tunnel beneath the Han River, caution once again must be the first rule, as any decisions made in haste will lead to a huge waste and bad impact on society. The plan to build a tunnel under the iconic river was first unveiled in late 2015. Since then, the municipal administration has been making steps to realize the ambitious project. However, conflicting claims to the necessity of a tunnel have surfaced these days as the project nears the stage of investment. Le … [Read more...] about Wasteful or not?
Waste solutions unenforceableBy Son Nguyen The topic of handling waste disposal is being unearthed again at the ongoing meeting of the HCMC People’s Council, as the environment is still worsening despite numerous solutions have been adopted. Discussions at the meeting this Wednesday have made big headlines in local media, not only because of the severity of the problem, but also owing to the solutions being revisited time and again without the desired enforceability. To sum up the problem, the director of the city’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment, Nguyen Toan Thang, told the meeting that out of 8,700 tons of garbage discharged daily in the city, some 2,300 tons is littered in public places. “If this amount of trash is not properly collected and treated, it will pose serious problems of pollution and flooding,” he is quoted as saying by news website Vnexpress. The reality, as pinpointed in detail by Council members at the meeting, is much more … [Read more...] about Waste solutions unenforceable
VietNamNet Bridge - The appearance of foreign fast-fashion brands in Vietnam has dealt a strong blow to Vietnamese brands. Youth are willing to spend more money on foreign made products Seeing a dress at Zara, Ngan, a bank officer, promptly decided to buy it for her daughter’s birthday, though the product was priced at VND800,000. There are three groups in the world market, including powerful economies like the US, cultural center with deep value like Italy and France, and markets with specific character like Japan and South Korea. Ngan’s choice shows a growing tendency in Vietnam: youth are willing to spend big money to buy foreign-made products instead of Vietnamese. RELATED NEWS How are Vietnamese fashion brands faring? Domestic fashion brands seek foothold in $3.5 billion market Mai Nam … [Read more...] about Vietnamese fashion brands wither away as designs remain stagnant