– Vietnam’s countryside has got a facelift after the decade-long implementation of the new-style rural area building programme. But the next phase will face more difficulties as communes yet to earn the status need exclusive support policies to fulfill the new-style rural goals.countryside has seen considerable socio-economic progress with improved production organisation and living standard of the locals. With more transparent investment mechanisms, resources for new-style rural building have been mobilised and used efficiently. … [Read more...] about Special policies vital for remote communes in new-style rural building
Under the program, more than 5,170 communes, or 58.2 percent of total communes in the country, have met standards for new-style rural areas. Over 2,110 trillion VND (90.44 billion USD at current exchange rate) have been mobilized from all sources to implement the program. … [Read more...] about New-style rural area building program fulfills set targets
Quang Tri (VNA) – The national target programme on building new-style rural areas in 2016-2020 has completed its set targets, it was said at a conference of the programme’s coordinating offices at all levels nationwide held in the central province of Quang Tri on May 29.new-style rural areas by 2025, and all the remaining communes should achieve at least 15 criteria.supplements and orientations for the programme in the 2021-2025 period. … [Read more...] about New-style rural area building programme fulfills set targets
Erected in a small alley in Hang Be street near the Hoan Kiem Lake, the 800-square-meter mansion, owned by Truong Thi Mo, 95 years old, is one of the few Vietnamese buildings combining the ancient French colonial style with Vietnamese traditional architecture which remains almost intact until now. … [Read more...] about Exploring ancient mansion of unique architecture in Hanoi
Bochmann: COVID-19 has completely halted tourism activities, not only in Vietnam but pretty much the whole world. I don’t think that people outside the tourism industry completely understand how big the disruption is and how many people this affects. It’s not just hospitality workers in hotels and travel/tour operators (which number in the thousands), but also the families that rely on them to fill their rice bowls at home. For every hotel worker, travel/tour operator, there are also about four merchants, suppliers, farmers, shop owners, and drivers that rely on tourists to come to Vietnam and holiday or conduct business meetings, conferences, and exhibitions. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?