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Edward Teather, a senior ASEAN economist from the Union Bank of Swizerland (UBS), has hailed Vietnam as one of the “brightest” spots throughout Asia despite COVID-19 challenges, adding that the national economy now looks poised to rebound.
Millions of jobs in Asia’s vital garment industry are at risk due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Vietnam welcomed nearly 3.7 million international tourists in the first three months of 2020, down 18.1 percent from the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
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Ho Chi Minh City FC have been ranked among the best 100 teams in Asia by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).
China reports no new domestic cases for the first time, but imported cases are growing in the region.
The concept of mottainai encompasses the idea of respecting resources and not wasting them, along with an inherent recognition of their value.
Failure of oil cartel Opec and ally Russia to agree to supply cuts has seen prices crash around 30%.
Fitch Solutions predicted power consumption in Vietnam to grow by an annual average of 6.5% between 2020 and 2029, which still remains one of the fastest growth rates in Asia.
The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAV) has asked airlines to proactively adjust their flight schedules and suspended all flights from coronavirus-affected areas to Vietnam.
If the budget is key, Hanoi is a must-see in Asia offering the best value.
Vietnam greeted over 18 million international tourists in 2019, the highest level so far, according to the General Statistics Office.
The magazine described the city as a “great place to get away for a romantic trip, experience Vietnamese culture, learn about their history, and have some delicious food.”
While the recent trade tensions have merely accelerated the movement of supply chains to Vietnam, they were not the trigger.
The ancient town of Hoi An in Quang Nam has been honoured as "Asia’s Leading Cultural City Destination" at the 26th World Travel Awards for the first time.
A major search and rescue operation is underway in Japan after deadly Typhoon Hagibis brought widespread flooding and landslides, destroying buildings and leaving dozens dead.
Vietnam has been honored with four important prizes, including Asia’s Leading Destination, by the 26th World Travel Awards (WTA).