Ms. Hue (pink blouse) has run a kiosk at Hang Da market for more than 30 years and has never seen such a deserted scene like this.
Hanoi’s two famous markets are quiet, with slow sales
The two most famous shopping areas of the capital city, Hom and Hang Da markets, are no longer bustling with visitors as in previous years. Some booths have seen sales fall up to 70%.
Vietnam NASA Space Week takes shape on the horizon
The first-ever Vietnam NASA Space Week will be held in Ho Chi Minh City and Hau Giang and Binh Dinh provinces in the South from June 5-9, heard a press conference on May 29.
CAAV proposes 2-month pilot of eID accounts for air passengers
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) will pilot the use of level 2 electronic identification (eID) authentication for air passengers at airports nationwide from June 1 to August 1.
Soldiers and sailors ready for any medical emergency at sea
In the Truong Sa islands, where there is a turbulent sea, the medical team has been a reliable support for the local fishermen, officials, and soldiers on the islands for many years.
Over 77,000 computers in Vietnam suffer data encryption in 7 months: Bkav
More than 77,000 computers in Vietnam have suffered data encryption since December 2022, according to Bkav – a leading Vietnamese technology corporation that specialises in cyber security and software.
Vietnamese airlines to launch more international air routes
Vietnamese airlines have announced plans to open more international air routes this summer.
Bringing back international travelers
Vietnam needs an effective short-term marketing campaign to attract international tourists from key source markets, especially those with untapped potential.
Agro-forestry-aquatic product exports drop 11% in five months
Agro-forestry-aquatic product exports were estimated at 20.26 billion USD in the first five months of 2023, down 11.1% year on year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Biting the bullet
Flagging demand has compelled manufacturers to reduce their production and workforce.
Colorful paper masks in Hoi An
In the central city of Hoi An is a house on Bach Dang Street that is home to hundreds of colorful paper masks made by artist Bui Quy Phong, who has devoted his whole life to these masks.
Pu Luong – A hidden gem of northwest region
Nestled in the middle of mountains, Pu Luong Valley attracts tourists with its cool mountainous atmosphere, peaceful scenery and magnificent terraced fields.
Vietnamese students win prize at Huawei ICT Competition 2022-2023
A team of Vietnamese students won the third prize in the Cloud Track category of the Huawei ICT Competition 2022-2023 Global Final held in China’s Shenzhen city, the Ministry of Information and Communications announced on May 29.
VND230 trillion mobilized for Covid-19 combat in 2020-2022
More than VND230 trillion, or roughly US$10 billion, was mobilized to directly serve the Covid-19 prevention and control effort between 2020 and 2022, according to a report by a National Assembly (NA) supervisory delegation.
Achilles heel in tourism
Vietnam’s tourism industry has made only meager strides in diversifying its products despite years of growth.
The most addictive dish on Ha Giang plateau
Ha Giang attracts tourists not only for its majestic natural landscape and honest ethnic people but also for its bold, regional specialties that cannot be found anywhere else.
Liquidity needs to be ensured: Central bank
The Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) sent important messages about monetary policies at a meeting with businesses held by SBV and HCM City People’s Committee late last week.