New York Times: The cable car is evidence of Vietnam

New York Times: The cable car is evidence of Vietnam's spectacular transformation in tourism

The New York Times of the United States was impressed by the world-record cable car routes in Phu Quoc, Sa Pa, and other destinations. According to the New York Times, this is evidence of Vietnam's spectacular transformation of its economy and tourism industry.
Bắc Giang – one of Việt Nam’s intriguing tourism destinations

Bắc Giang – one of Việt Nam’s intriguing tourism destinations

Tourists to Bắc Giang can not only explore famous historical and cultural sites, and enjoy outdoor activities in nature reserves, lakes and waterfalls, but also try delicious local specialties like Lục Ngạn lychees, Yên Thế chicken and Chũ rice noodles.
Việt Nam

Việt Nam's tourism sector earns US$23.7 billion in revenue in ten months

In November, localities across the nation have plans to organise various events and festivals to attract more tourists, including Hà Nội Tourist Gift Festival, Ninh Thuận Tourism and Culture Day in Cần Thơ City, Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Tourism Week, and Măng Đen Culture Festival in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum.
Hanoi Tourism Gift Festival 2023 to feature a variety of cultural activities

Hanoi Tourism Gift Festival 2023 to feature a variety of cultural activities

The three-day event aims to stimulate tourism demand and promote the image of the capital city as an attractive and safe tourist destination.
Mui Ne among world’s six cheapest destinations for autumn vacation

Mui Ne among world’s six cheapest destinations for autumn vacation

(VEN) - Dutch online travel agency Booking.com has lately chosen Mui Ne as one of the six cheapest destinations in the world for an autumn holiday. The selection is based on reviews of travelers booking rooms at more than 28 million accommodation establishments in 155 countries and territories on Booking.com, with criteria including hotel room, flight and transportation prices, and food.
Vietnam to likely welcome 13 million foreign visitors in 2023

Vietnam to likely welcome 13 million foreign visitors in 2023

(VEN) - In the first nine months of 2023, Vietnam attracted almost 8.9 million foreign visitors, 4.7 times that in the same period last year and 11 percent more than the 2023 target, said Deputy Head of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s Vietnam National Authority of Tourism (VNAT) Pham Van Thuy.
Phu Quoc Island in Vietnam –the Rising Star of Luxury Travel

Phu Quoc Island in Vietnam –the Rising Star of Luxury Travel

With heavenly beaches and resplendent resorts on a par with the Maldives, the island of Phu Quoc in Vietnam has fast become one of the most talked about destinations for global travelers searching for heaven on earth.
Quảng Ninh: Bình Liêu tourism week, festival promise memorable experiences

Quảng Ninh: Bình Liêu tourism week, festival promise memorable experiences

October to November is the most beautiful season in Bình Liêu, giving tourists a great chance to explore a paradise of flowering pampas grass, to trek along the “dinosaur spine” (walking along high ridge).
Temple of Literature to officially launch night tour in November

Temple of Literature to officially launch night tour in November

This unique experience programme has been completed and is in the final stages of preparation for official launch next month.
Ha Long Bay among best places to travel in 2024

Ha Long Bay among best places to travel in 2024

(VEN) - Experts from OvationNetwork (A Luxury Travel Advisor) shared with Forbes the list of 24 best destinations in the world in 2024, including Ha Long Bay of Vietnam.
Sun Group, Marriott International cooperate to manage two luxurious resorts in Phu Quoc

Sun Group, Marriott International cooperate to manage two luxurious resorts in Phu Quoc

Sun Group and Marriott International cooperate to turn Phu Quoc's Hon Thom Island into a globally recognized high-end tourist destination.
Pristine landscape at VN’s largest reservoir

Pristine landscape at VN’s largest reservoir

With its poetic, pristine landscape, along with rich culture of different ethnic groups living nearby, Hòa Bình Lake has been set by the provincial authority as a key tourism destination to develop the province’s tourism.
Mount Fansipan: The ultimate muse for photographers

Mount Fansipan: The ultimate muse for photographers

Located in the Hoang Lien Mountain Range in northwest Vietnam, word of Mount Fansipan's spectacular beauty has spread far and wide, beckoning mountain lovers and photographers to travel to the “Rooftop of Indochina”.
Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai celebrates global success with three prestigious awards

Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai celebrates global success with three prestigious awards

After receiving Five-Star rating from Forbes Travel Guide and Best Hotels in Vietnam Award from DestinAsia, 2023 continues to mark a brilliant new chapter for Four Seasons The Nam Hai, Hoi An as the resort achieves three more prestigious titles from Condé Nast Traveler, Smart Travel Asia, and SpaChina.
Lai Chau to organize cultural festival of ethnic minorities with very few people

Lai Chau to organize cultural festival of ethnic minorities with very few people

(VEN) - The Cultural Festival of ethnic groups with a population of less than 10,000 people in Lai Chau Province alongside the Provincial Tourism-Culture Week Lai Chau in 2023 will take place from November 3-5, 2023
Central city urged direct flights from Thailand, Indonesia

Central city urged direct flights from Thailand, Indonesia

Đà Nẵng, which is situated at the end of the East-West Economic Corridor linking Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Việt Nam, will be eligible for caravan and road tour links from Thailand to world heritage sites in central Việt Nam.
Parklife: Cúc Phương one of Asia

Parklife: Cúc Phương one of Asia's top national parks

Six decades since its establishment, the Cúc Phương National Park authorities have persistently upheld three central pillars: forest protection associated with biodiversity conservation, scientific research and international cooperation on conservation, and environmental education on ecotourism.
Sunset Town – the world’s best sunset spot

Sunset Town – the world’s best sunset spot

For many years, destinations such as Mallory Square (Florida, USA), Ipanema Beach (Brazil), Salar de Uyuni (Bolivia) and Santorini (Greece) have been described as the most spectacular place to watch the sun go down. But there is a new contender for the throne in Phu Quoc, Vietnam.
Ha Long Bay - Cat Ba Archipelago honoring boosts tourism growth

Ha Long Bay - Cat Ba Archipelago honoring boosts tourism growth

(VEN) - Ha Long Bay - Cat Ba Archipelago in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh and neighboring Hai Phong City has been officially recognized as a world natural heritage site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Huế eyes status as regional tourism hub

Huế eyes status as regional tourism hub

Diversifying tourism products and improving customer experiences are important measures for Thừa Thiên-Huế to attract more visitors and achieve its goal of becoming a cultural, tourism and healthcare centre in Southeast Asia by 2030.
Hokkaido Festival in Ha Long slated for November

Hokkaido Festival in Ha Long slated for November

The Hokkaido Festival will take place in Ha Long city, the northern province of Quang Ninh, from November 17 to 19 to promote cultural exchanges, economic and tourism links between Vietnam and Japan.
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Nam Dinh Province boosts IC development

Nam Dinh Province boosts IC development

(VEN) - In order to meet the needs for production sites of industrial enterprises, in 2024, the Nam Dinh Provincial Department of Industry and Trade will mobilize resources to develop infrastructure and attract investment in industrial clusters (ICs) across the province.
The craft of cooking sticky rice recognised as national heritages

The craft of cooking sticky rice recognised as national heritages

Phú Thượng, formally known as Gạ Village, is famous for its flavoursome, delicious steamed sticky rice.
Ninh Thuận approves zoning map, restricting groundwater exploitation in coastal areas

Ninh Thuận approves zoning map, restricting groundwater exploitation in coastal areas

The People’s Committee of Ninh Thuận Province has approved a list and zoning map, restricting groundwater exploitation in coastal areas, covering a total area of more than 367sq.m, with 388 restricted areas in 46 communes and wards.
HCM City affirms role as pillar of Việt Nam’s tourism industry

HCM City affirms role as pillar of Việt Nam’s tourism industry

As a hub of tourism linking with numerous provinces and cities, HCM City’s robust acceleration of tourism has positively impacted the overall development of localities in the southeastern region and beyond.
Vietnamese Government ranked 39th in AI readiness Report

Vietnamese Government ranked 39th in AI readiness Report

The Vietnamese Government ranked 39th out of 193 countries in terms of artificial intelligence (AI) readiness on a 2023 report by the UK-based Oxford Insights.
hcm city affirms role as pillar of viet nams tourism industry

HCM City affirms role as pillar of Việt Nam’s tourism industry

As a hub of tourism linking with numerous provinces and cities, HCM City’s robust acceleration of tourism has positively impacted the overall development of localities in the southeastern region and beyond.
vinh long ceramic tile industry to be enhanced

Vĩnh Long ceramic tile industry to be enhanced

The province has been widely promoting the image of ceramic tile products through a series of events: the Việt Nam Agricultural Product Festival Vĩnh Long 2023, the Vĩnh Long Tourism Festival 2023, and the Ceramic and Spring Flower Road 2024.
hcm city mekong delta welcome millions of visitors in tet

HCM City, Mekong Delta welcome millions of visitors in Tết

HCM City received 1.8 million visitors during the Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday from February 8-14, up 5.9 per cent year-on-year, according to the city Department of Tourism.
lantern festival to light up the citys district 5

Lantern festival to light up the City's District 5

The Tết Nguyên Tiêu (Lantern Festival) will be held on February 24, or the 15th day of the first month of the lunar calendar, in Chợ Lớn (Big Market) in HCM City’s District 5.
the craft of cooking sticky rice recognised as national heritages

The craft of cooking sticky rice recognised as national heritages

Phú Thượng, formally known as Gạ Village, is famous for its flavoursome, delicious steamed sticky rice.
PM requests expansion of visa exemption policy to more countries

PM requests expansion of visa exemption policy to more countries

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has requested the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) consider expanding the coverage of the visa exemption policy.
General Department of Taxation reviews draft regulations on loan interest expense cap

General Department of Taxation reviews draft regulations on loan interest expense cap

The General Department of Taxation (GDT) is seeking solutions to amend the loan interest expense cap regulation at 30 per cent to solve difficulties for businesses in the context of high interest rates in the period 2022-23.
Two newly-adopted laws announced

Two newly-adopted laws announced

The Presidential Office held a press conference on February 19 to announce the President’s order announcing two laws that were approved by the 15th National Assembly during its fifth extraordinary session, namely the Land Law (revised) and the Law on Credit Institutions (revised).
PM Chính instructs action for stock market upgrade

PM Chính instructs action for stock market upgrade

Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính has instructed the Ministry of Finance, State Bank of Vietnam and the Ministry of Planning and Investment to address obstacles in relevant sectors for upgrading the stock market from frontier to emerging status.
Nam Dinh Province boosts IC development

Nam Dinh Province boosts IC development

(VEN) - In order to meet the needs for production sites of industrial enterprises, in 2024, the Nam Dinh Provincial Department of Industry and Trade will mobilize resources to develop infrastructure and attract investment in industrial clusters (ICs) across the province.
Major solutions to improving industry promotion

Major solutions to improving industry promotion

(VEN) - Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien has given directions related to five groups of solutions and tasks to develop industry promotion activities in the near future.
MoIT implements the Hydrogen Energy Strategy

MoIT implements the Hydrogen Energy Strategy

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) held a conference to deploy Việt Nam's hydrogen energy development strategy to 2030, vision to 2050 in Hà Nội on Thursday.
Support policies needed to develop green hydrogen

Support policies needed to develop green hydrogen

The Government should implement support policies to ensure the development and competitiveness of clean hydrogen sources in the country.
Quang Ninh

Quang Ninh's FDI attraction hits 478 million USD in January

The northern province of Quang Ninh attracted eight foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with registered capital totaling 478 million USD in January.
Mekong Delta works to advance renewable energy development

Mekong Delta works to advance renewable energy development

Many localities in the Mekong Delta region are focusing on attracting investment and developing renewable energy projects, helping to solve energy security issues and driving socio-economic breakthroughs in the region.
Vietnam dangles chip incentives to draw foreign companies: Nikkei Asia

Vietnam dangles chip incentives to draw foreign companies: Nikkei Asia

Vietnam has pledged tax breaks and other perks to semiconductor companies that help to develop the sector in a Southeast Asian country, according to Japan's Nikkei Asia (asia.nikkei.com).
Northcentral region eyes breakthroughs in investment attraction in 2024

Northcentral region eyes breakthroughs in investment attraction in 2024

Localities in the northcentral region have made concerted efforts and implemented various measures to attract investment, especially foreign direct investment (FDI), contributing to socioeconomic development in 2024.
Slower credit growth makes banks set modest targets in 2024

Slower credit growth makes banks set modest targets in 2024

Slower than expected credit growth and a large number of non-performing loans have resulted in conservative growth targets among commercial banks for 2024, said industry insiders and experts.
Asia - biggest source of overseas remittances to HCM City in 2023

Asia - biggest source of overseas remittances to HCM City in 2023

Money sent from Asian countries made up 50.5% of the total overseas remittances to Ho Chi Minh City last year, Vietnam’s largest economic hub, a massive 143.8% spike year-on-year, according to the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s branch in the city.
Bad debt recovery faces many challenges in 2024

Bad debt recovery faces many challenges in 2024

The settlement of bad debts will face many difficulties this year as there are no legal regulations related to repossessing collateral assets, industry insiders said.
Record-low interest rates drive early-year credit growth

Record-low interest rates drive early-year credit growth

Since the beginning of the year, numerous banks have launched attractive credit packages with low interest rates, some even as low as 0% per year, easing the financial burden for customers seeking additional capital, particularly during the time leading up to Tet (Lunar New Year holiday).
Ninh Thuận approves zoning map, restricting groundwater exploitation in coastal areas

Ninh Thuận approves zoning map, restricting groundwater exploitation in coastal areas

The People’s Committee of Ninh Thuận Province has approved a list and zoning map, restricting groundwater exploitation in coastal areas, covering a total area of more than 367sq.m, with 388 restricted areas in 46 communes and wards.
Technology solutions key to Hà Nội

Technology solutions key to Hà Nội's wastewater issues

With limited systems for water sewerage and drainage in the capital city, many experts agree that technology solutions are vital to addressing wastewater problems.
Southern region to face longer, more intense heat wave due to El Niño

Southern region to face longer, more intense heat wave due to El Niño

The southern region, including HCM City, is expected to face a longer and more intense heat wave this year due to El Niño compared to previous years, according to weather experts.
National programme on protection and development of aquatic resources approved

National programme on protection and development of aquatic resources approved

Vietnam will investigate and evaluate biodiversity, aquatic resources, and the habitat of aquatic species in Vietnam's waters, including deep sea areas, shallow waters, and underground water areas, under the national programme on protecting and developing aquatic resources until 2030 approved recently by the Prime Minister.
Vietnamese Government ranked 39th in AI readiness Report

Vietnamese Government ranked 39th in AI readiness Report

The Vietnamese Government ranked 39th out of 193 countries in terms of artificial intelligence (AI) readiness on a 2023 report by the UK-based Oxford Insights.
National council for science, technology, innovation established

National council for science, technology, innovation established

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh recently signed a decision on the establishment of the National Council for Science, Technology and Innovation.
HCM City seeks motivation for digital economic development

HCM City seeks motivation for digital economic development

Ho Chi Minh City will implement different measures to promote the digital economy, with the goal that it will contribute 20% to the city’s gross regional domestic product (GRDP) by 2025, and 40% by 2030.
Vietnam to join global semiconductor industry

Vietnam to join global semiconductor industry

(VEN) - Vietnam’s semiconductor sector is emerging as a destination for many semiconductor manufacturers when attracting the attention and presence of the world’s leading “giants” from the US and the Republic of Korea such as Intel, Samsung... with projects ranging from hundreds of millions to billions of dollars investing in factory construction, expanding production and assembly...
Ministry proposes more conditions for setting up satellite internet in Việt Nam

Ministry proposes more conditions for setting up satellite internet in Việt Nam

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has proposed that foreign businesses which want to provide domestic satellite telecommunications services must have a gateway station located in Việt Nam.
Việt Nam leads ASEAN in sending students abroad

Việt Nam leads ASEAN in sending students abroad

Việt Nam leads the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in sending students abroad for education, followed by Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, Cambodian news site SBM News reported.
Positive changes seen in HCM City’s transport infrastructure development

Positive changes seen in HCM City’s transport infrastructure development

With great efforts of the entire political system, HCM City has seen strong changes in developing its urban transport infrastructure system.
Creative man finding new uses for Vietnamese banana trees

Creative man finding new uses for Vietnamese banana trees

Bananas are easy to grow and care for, and have good yields in Việt Nam, but while most people only think of bananas as food, one man in Hà Nội is making them into handicrafts.
Domestic airlines serve over 1.5 mln passengers during Tết

Domestic airlines serve over 1.5 mln passengers during Tết

Airlines in the country served more than 1.5 million passengers, including 748,600 international and 762,400 domestic, during the recent Lunar New Year 2024 from February 8-14.
PM calls for ‘comprehensive plan’ to revive national flag carrier

PM calls for ‘comprehensive plan’ to revive national flag carrier

Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính has urged agencies to develop a ‘comprehensive plan’ to tackle the financial challenges faced by lossmaking national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines.
VAECO - 15 years of development

VAECO - 15 years of development

(VEN) - The Vietnam Airlines Engineering Company Limited (VAECO) was established in 2008 and has undergone 15 years of development. The company has gradually grown and solidified its brand position in the regional and global civil aviation sectors.
Hoan My Medical Group wins two awards at Asian Management Excellence Awards 2024

Hoan My Medical Group wins two awards at Asian Management Excellence Awards 2024

HCMC – February 1, 2024 – Hoan My Medical Group, the leading private healthcare network in Vietnam, has been honored with two awards in the Healthcare category at the Asian Management Excellence Awards 2024, held in Bangkok, Thailand.
The craft of cooking sticky rice recognised as national heritages

The craft of cooking sticky rice recognised as national heritages

Phú Thượng, formally known as Gạ Village, is famous for its flavoursome, delicious steamed sticky rice.
The ao dai and cultural diplomacy

The ao dai and cultural diplomacy

(VEN) - Not only a traditional costume, the ao dai or the Vietnamese traditional long address is also a special image in cultural diplomacy, helping introduce part of the Vietnamese culture to friends throughout the world.
Discovering Vietnam’s heritage values

Discovering Vietnam’s heritage values

(VEN) - Vietnam’s intangible cultural heritage is rich and diverse, encompassing various traditional practices. Notable examples are hat xoan (xoan singing), drum dancing, pottery, mud ball wrestling, and kite flying, among others. These various forms of intangible cultural heritage reflect the nation’s vibrant traditions, creativity, and community spirit.
Lantern festival to light up the City

Lantern festival to light up the City's District 5

The Tết Nguyên Tiêu (Lantern Festival) will be held on February 24, or the 15th day of the first month of the lunar calendar, in Chợ Lớn (Big Market) in HCM City’s District 5.
HCM City affirms role as pillar of Việt Nam’s tourism industry

HCM City affirms role as pillar of Việt Nam’s tourism industry

As a hub of tourism linking with numerous provinces and cities, HCM City’s robust acceleration of tourism has positively impacted the overall development of localities in the southeastern region and beyond.
Vietjet welcomes 105th aircraft

Vietjet welcomes 105th aircraft

The new aircraft will be put into operation immediately on routes connecting destinations in Việt Nam and internationally to serve passengers on their spring vacation, business travel, investment, and tourism.
Vĩnh Long ceramic tile industry to be enhanced

Vĩnh Long ceramic tile industry to be enhanced

The province has been widely promoting the image of ceramic tile products through a series of events: the Việt Nam Agricultural Product Festival Vĩnh Long 2023, the Vĩnh Long Tourism Festival 2023, and the Ceramic and Spring Flower Road 2024.
HCM City, Mekong Delta welcome millions of visitors in Tết

HCM City, Mekong Delta welcome millions of visitors in Tết

HCM City received 1.8 million visitors during the Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday from February 8-14, up 5.9 per cent year-on-year, according to the city Department of Tourism.
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