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2019-nCoV impacts on economies of Vietnam and China

The service sectors of China as well as of Vietnam—including transport, accommodation, tourism, retail, hospitality and entertainment—will be hardest hit by the 2019-nCoV outbreak.

Singapore reports six more nCoV infection cases

Singapore has recorded six more cases of infection with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), including the first four cases of human-to-human transmission.

nCoV-triggered school closures a headache for VN parents

An abrupt decision to close all schools in more than two dozen localities to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus has caught parents off guard, forcing many to desperately seek for an alternative to their children’s daycare.

Quang Ninh blocks entry of Chinese tourists over nCoV spread threat

The northern province of Quang Ninh suspended entry of all Chinese tourists and self-drive tours from China from January 30 amid the widening threat from a new strain of coronavirus called nCoV.

Chinese tourists discharged from hospital in Nha Trang after food poisoning incident

Thirty-four of 37 Chinese tourists suffering from food poisoning in Khanh Hoa Province have been discharged from hospital in stable condition, said Le Tan Phung, deputy director of the Khanh Hoa Department of Health on Wednesday.

North Korea bus crash kills 32 Chinese tourists

 A tour bus has crashed in North Korea, killing 36 people including 32 Chinese nationals, Chinese officials say.

Chinese tourists flock to Ha Long

VietNamNet Bridge – Tens of thousands of Chinese visitors flocked to Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province in March.

Khanh Hoa tourism worries about heavy reliance on Chinese market

Chinese tourists have made up half of international arrivals to Nha Trang City in the central province of Khanh Hoa this year, forcing the local government to find ways to diversify its source markets, instead of heavily depending on China.

Chinese arrivals up 57.7% in Jan-Sep

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than 1.98 million Chinese tourists have visited Vietnam this year, up a staggering 57.7% against the same period a year earlier,

Da Nang shops won’t accept Chinese yuan

VietNamNet Bridge – Many restaurants and shops in Da Nang are hanging the sign “Don’t accept RMB as payment” as many Chinese tourists did not use VND but only the Chinese yuan.

Chinese tourist surge strains VN’s tourism services

 VietNamNet Bridge – The rocketing number of Chinese tourists coming to Viet Nam in the first half of the year was putting pressure on the tourism industry, 

Da Nang imposes administrative fine on six Chinese

 VietNamNet Bridge – On July 6 the Chairman of Da Nang City signed a decision to fine six Chinese for violating Vietnam’s immigration regulations or working without permission from the Vietnam authorities.

Chinese visit Nha Trang in droves

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many hotels of three- to five-star standards in the south-central beach city of Nha Trang are fully booked even though the tourism season has yet to enter its peak as large numbers of Chinese tourists are flocking to the city.

Luxury hotel boom looms in Khanh Hoa

 VietNamNet Bridge – A high-class hotel room boom is looming large in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa, which is known for its beautiful beach city of Nha Trang,

Quang Ninh to pilot self-drive tours to bordering Chinese city

 The northern province of Quang Ninh will begin trans-border self-drive tours between its city of Mong Cai and bordering Dongxing city in China within one year.

Chinese tourists flock to Nha Trang

VietNamNet Bridge - The number of Chinese tourists to the coastal city of Nha Trang in 2015 reached 180,000, an increase of 5.4 times compared to 2014 (33,000 people), reported the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Many foreigners fined for illegal entrance into Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – The police of Quang Ninh Province have imposed administrative fines totaling VND20 million ($1,000) on five Chinese and one Korean for unauthorized entry into Vietnam.

Chinese arrivals in central region improve

The number of Chinese visitors to central Vietnam has rebounded after sharp drops that followed tensions in the East Sea triggered by China’s illegal deployment of a giant oil rig in Vietnam’s waters last month.

Chartered flights to bring 1,000 Chinese tourists to Nha Trang

 Saigontourist Travel Service Company has clinched a deal with a Chinese firm to serve around 1,000 Chinese tourists on chartered flights to Nha Trang City.

Tourism sector urged to further tap into Asian markets

 VietNamNet Bridge – Industry insiders have called for the local tourism sector to focus more on Asian markets given a rise in regional visitor arrivals in the past year.