La Maison 1888 restaurant, which opened in 2012 by the legendary three-star chef Michel Roux was recognised as one of the 101 best restaurants in Asia by the Daily Meal, a US food website, and one of the world’s top 10 most beautiful restaurants by Architectural Digest in 2014. … [Read more...] about Legendary chef Pierre Gagnaire to cook at Da Nang resort
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About 15 Nguyen Kim stores in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City have started selling everyday essentials like rice, sugar, instant noodles, and canned food. Moreover, the electronics retailer have also cleared out a few shelves for the most sought-after products during the epidemic like hand sanitiser and toilet paper. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 drags Central Group down?
Da Nang (VNA) – The fight against COVID-19 is gaining more strength as more support from the public was contributed to the efforts in the central city of Da Nang and Hanoi capital on April 6. On March 6, the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Committee of Da Nang received more than 1 billion VND (over 42,600 USD) donated by the FPT Joint Stock Company, the municipal People’s Procuracy and the A Viet Inspection JSC. Appreciating the assistance, President of the committee Dang Thi Kim Lien said the money will be swiftly delivered to the frontline units of the COVID-19 combat. She noted in response to the VFF Central Committee’s appeal to all Vietnamese people to support the disease prevention and control, many agencies, organisations, businesses and individuals have joined hands with the city’s authorities in the work. So far, more than 4.6 billion VND, 1,000 antibacterial face masks, 10 tonnes of rice and 100 bottles of hand sanitiser, among others, have been … [Read more...] about Public support gives more strength to COVID-19 fight
Da Nang (VNS/VNA) - Forest rangers have been attempting to drive troupes of monkeys (stump-tailed macaques) back to Son Tra Nature Reserve in the central city of Da Nang. Vice Director of the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Viet Phuong said a group of 30 monkeys that used to gather by Linh Ung Pagoda seeking food from visitors have been on the move since social distancing orders were implemented from April 1. Phuong said no tourists meant no food for the monkeys, so they would be forced to return to their natural habitat to forage for themselves. Recent research on the possibility of SARS-CoV-2 passing from humans to monkeys found there was a chance if the two were in close contact. Tran Huu Vy, a biodiversity conservationist, said in order to stop the monkeys gathering at tourism sites, it was necessary to stop feeding them. Last year, the city warned tourists not to feed animals at the Linh Ung Pagoda, Son Tra … [Read more...] about Rangers drive monkeys back into forest on COVID-19 alert
In order to reach the Ban Co Peak, visitors have to go through a challenging winding road. It is called Ban Co Peak because according to legend, in the old times, two fairies chose this area to stop for resting and playing chest. That is why Son Tra Mountain is also called Tien Sa (fairies come down). … [Read more...] about Son Tra Peninsula: A world biosphere reserve site in the future