Update news vendors

When Hanoi is in the most beautiful season of the year, it’s time for street vendors to park their flower bicycles on the roadside of Phan Dinh Phung, Thuy Khue and Yen Phu streets.

Daisies brighten up Hanoi’s streets

Tiny daisies stacked on flower vendors’ bicycles and bikes have added charm to Hanoi’s ambiance during the transition between autumn and winter.

White lilies greet April in Hanoi

Easter lilies can be seen in every street corner in Hanoi during the transitional season between spring and summer. On these beautiful days of April, the elegant white flowers win the appreciation of many people.

Street food vendors seek ways to survive amid pandemic

Street food is an indispensable part of Saigon culture and life, a highlight that leaves a deep impression on visitors to the city, now named after Vietnam’s beloved President Ho Chi Minh. 

Hoi An ancient town seek ways to improve tourism quality

Hoi An is being challenged by mass tourism, traffic congestion, underdeveloped waste management, vendors, street food quality and poor design and operation of homestays that have badly impacted the site.


Exhibition tells about street vendors in Hanoi

An exhibition about the life of street vendors and their street cries will be organized at the French cultural center L’Espace in Hanoi from September 13 to October 31.


Joining global supply chains – where to start?

Vietnam has been excluded from multinational groups’ global production chains because of its weak supporting industries.

Hanoi’s flourishing street market economy

Modern markets were built in Ha Noi to make shopping more hygenic, pleasurable and convenient, putting many traders and merchants in a large, well-lit, air-conditioned space under one roof.

Reclaiming pavements and regaining civic sense

 VietNamNet Bridge – The anomaly is obvious as soon as you arrive in any major city in Viet Nam: pavements are not primarily used by pedestrians.

The charm of Sapa

VietNamNet Bridge – Many local and foreign tourists often pick Sapa as part of their journeys to the northwest of Vietnam to not only enjoy the cool climate and scenes but also explore the diverse cultures of ethnic minority groups

Rice wrapper rolls with egg in Ha Giang

 VietNamNet Bridge – Banh cuon (stuffed steamed rice wrapper roll) originates in the north. Over time, it has become a popular dish nationwide.

Market in the torchlight

VietNamNet Bridge – Day in, day out, a section of Quang Trung Street that leads to the bank of the Thach Han River in Quang Tri Town in the central province of the same name turns bustling in the early hours of every morning with many vendors

“Com nam” with roasted sesame – A delicious rustic gift

“Com nam” (a Vietnamese rice dish pressed into cylinder or sphere shape) is sold in small alleys in Hanoi by vendors. This dish is very familiar with Vietnamese people.

Old Quarter to get new food street

 VietNamNet Bridge – A plan is being studied to establish a one-stop food street for vendors in the Old Quarter area of Ha Noi.

First motorbike swap meet to open in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Motorcycle enthusiasts will have the chance to touch, see and feel the merchandise, or just chat with experienced motorcyclists about the hobby when a bike swap meet is due to open in HCM City later this month.

Hanoi health inspectors target vendors, canteens

 VietNamNet Bridge – Street vendors near schools and school canteens will see more food safety and hygiene inspections following an order by the Ha Noi Health Department.

Bun ken Phu Quoc’s special flavor

 VietNamNet Bridge – Phu Quoc Island off Kien Giang Province is known for its fresh seafood, sim fruit wine and pepper. However, tourists in the area should check out bun ken a delicous noodle soup.

Modern rural market facilities prove expensive for vendors

VietNamNet Bridge – Despite tens of billions of dong having been spent to build new markets to replace old or temporary structures in rural areas, several markets have been abandoned for years.

Vendors fined for SIM blunders

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Inspectorate of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) discovered mistakes in billing customers for prepaid SIMcards, fining selling locations nearly VND2 billion in 2013.

HCM City shines with Christmas glitter

 VietNamNet Bridge – Christmas season has hit HCM City streets in typical glittering fashion this year.