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Central Coast’s Khanh Hoa seeks to lure global travel community

 VietNamNet Bridge – Its beaches, luxury resorts and golf courses is helping the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa attract an increasing number of foreign tourists.

Country should have policies to attract Vietnamese students home

VietNamNet Bridge – Statistics conducted by the Department of Oversea Training under the Ministry of Education and Training, the number of Vietnamese students going abroad for studying was 120,000 in 2015,

Tipsarevic withdraws from Vietnam Open

VietNamNet Bridge – Former world No 8 Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic has announced his withdrawal from the Viet Nam Open which is scheduled for October 13-18 in HCM City, according to the organisers.

Army retiring age set to rise

 VietNamNet Bridge – The working age cap for Vietnamese soldiers is expected to be raised by a maximum of six years, according to the draft Law on Professional Soldiers and Military Personnel.

Emmy Awards attracts smallest-ever TV audience

 Sunday night's Emmy Awards ceremony was watched by a record low of 11.9 million viewers on US television, down nearly 4 million compared to last year.

Tourism stimulus programme looks to attract more European tourists

 VietNamNet Bridge – A tourism stimulus programme was announced at a conference in Hanoi on July 8 in a move to attract more tourists from five Western Europe countries and Belarus to Vietnam, and promote the efficiency

Why Vietnam struggles to attract tourists

VietNamNet Bridge – As countries in the ASEAN region step up efforts to attract inbound tourists, Vietnam is also trying to woo travellers – albeit unsuccessfully.

Feed-in tariff shortfall puts EU investment off

 VietNamNet Bridge – Low feed-in tariffs will continue hampering Vietnam’s ability to attract private power investors.

Emperor's chickens attract foreign interest

 VietNamNet Bridge – Asiaplus Tours, an in-bound tour operator in Pham Ngu Lao Street, Ha Noi, is designing a tour to enable visitors to taste Dong Tao chicken, which is well-known for its weird look and delicious meat.

Saigon Tango Festival attracts foreign masters and DJs

 VietNamNet Bridge – Saigon Tango Festival 2014 featuring five Argentinean tango masters and five local and international DJs will take place on December 4-7 at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in HCMC’s District 3,

Film festival attracts long queues

VietNamNet Bridge – Starting at 9am yesterday, Nov 25, hundreds of people queued up at the National Cinema Centre to get free tickets to the third Hanoi International Film Festival.

Northern mountainous regions attract amateur photographers

 VietNamNet Bridge – As autumn arrives, adventurous amateur photographers are packing up their cameras and heading to the picturesque northern mountainous regions of Viet Nam to capture the beauty of the season.

Local firms can spend more on ads

 VietNamNet Bridge – The removal of the cap on the tax deductibility of advertising will help Vietnamese businesses integrate into the world economy, attract foreign investment and effectively compete in other markets.

Vietnam attracts $11.18b in FDI

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam attracted US$11.18 billion in foreign direct investments (FDI) in the first nine months of this year, or 74.5 per cent of FDI in the same period last year.

VN eyes investment fund development

 VietNamNet Bridge – The rising wave of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Viet Nam is a good opportunity to promote the development of investment funds such as private equity and venture capital.

Viet Nam Open to attract int'l athletes

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Yonex Sunrise Viet Nam Open badminton tournament will be organised from September 1 to 9 in HCM City.

Viet Nam strives to attract sound FDI

 VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy Director of the Foreign Investment Agency under the Planning and Investment Ministry Dang Xuan Quang speaks to Tin Tuc (News) newspaper about Viet Nam's struggle to attract foreign direct investment.

Tours of villages attract foreign tourists

 VietNamNet Bridge – An increasing number of foreign tourists are enjoying the hospitality and traditional Vietnamese culture in Yen Duc commune, Dong Trieu district, Quang Ninh province.

HCM City alters hiring of public officials

 VietNamNet Bridge – The HCM City People's Committee recently approved a plan to reform the mechanism for recruiting departmental leaders and holders of positions of the same levels in public organisations and agencies.