The other two qualifiers are in archery. At the Olympic qualifying event in Thailand last year, Nguyen Hoang Phi Vu won the men's individual category while Do Thi Anh Nguyet finished in the top three of the women’s individual category. They are the first Vietnamese archers ever to qualify. … [Read more...] about Which Vietnamese athletes have qualified for 2020 Olympics?
Despite its improved standing and attractiveness, Vietnam’s tourism sector has been warned of challenges ahead. Speaking in December at the Vietnam Travel and Tourism Summit in Hanoi, Kenneth Atkinson, Vice President of the Vietnam Tourism Advisory Board (TAB) said, despite the leading position of Vietnam’s tourism in Southeast Asia, the return rate of foreign visitors to the country remains low, including that of high spending tourists. Particularly, the impressive growth of domestic tourism has brought challenges and pressure on the government, ministries and sectors for sustainable and efficient development. … [Read more...] about #VietnamNow: Country launches worldwide tourism campaign
In 2016, the Vietnam Business Forum published the Made in Vietnam Energy Plan (MVEP). The plan recognised high levels of private sector interest in renewable energy and a far lower interest in coal-fired thermal power than the PDP7 anticipated. Since the publication of the MVEP, we have seen most of our expectations met. Over the past year, 7,000MW of solar utility energy has been installed, of which roughly 4,500MW has already been connected to the grid. … [Read more...] about Sustainable energy security magnetising private funds