Foreigners entering Vietnam through border gates will be subject to body temperature screening and mandatory health declaration forms. The border guard, security and customs officers are equipped with facial masks. Wildlife animals are strictly prohibited to be transported into Vietnam. … [Read more...] about Da Nang cathedral and hotel turn tourists away amid coronavirus fears
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Legend says that an old fisherman, who lived on the Danang coast, suddenly saw a dragon emerging from the water to lay an egg. After the dragon had disappeared back into the water, a golden turtle, who claimed to be a god named Kim Quy, came and dug a hole in which to bury the egg. … [Read more...] about Marble Mountains – icon of Da Nang tourism
The famous Da Nang Cathedral on Tran Phu Street, which draws thousands of foreign tourists (mostly Chinese and Korean) every day, has been closed to tourists because of the "outbreak of the coronavirus," according to its website. A spokesperson said it would reopen when the health department sounds an all-clear. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese tourism hubs wary of Chinese tourists
APEC carried a lot of weight this year for Vietnam and Da Nang. Vietnam’s wish to wrap up the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal although Canada at some point wanted to back out for reasons unknown was the big item. The idea was the deal would act as a ‘counterweight’ to the immense power of Chinese economic influence. With the country hoping to expand export markets further, it would have been an unexpected blow had Canada really left the negotiation table. … [Read more...] about APEC and Damrey in Vietnam: Whew! It’s over!
Knowing that their Lao children were disappointed when they could not have enough time to prepare adequate ingredients for traditional Lao dishes for the Vietnam-Laos cuisine exchange hosted by Thanh Khe district, the Vietnamese parents and other youths in Da Nang city encouraged them and volunteered to go shopping. With the helping hands of the Vietnamese parents and friends, after school, the Lao students cooked Lao dishes to serve the exchange’s participants. The exchange left a deep impression on both the Vietnamese and Lao people. They laughed a lot, sung together and joined the Lao traditional dance. … [Read more...] about Lao children in Vietnamese families