The nCoV virus has spread from mainland China to Thailand, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Macau, Hong Kong, the U.S., Singapore, Malaysia, France, Canada and Vietnam. Chinese authorities said as of Tuesday morning, January 28, 106 people had died of the disease. The number of confirmed cases of individuals infected with the virus reached over 4,500. … [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
Tran Thi Nguyen, a citizen in Lien Chien district and a Vietnamese mother of Lao children said that after the program, though Lao children returned their dormitories they still received care and love from Vietnamese families during their university-time. “Remember that when you are in trouble, sick, happy or sad, we, Vietnamese parents, brothers and sisters are always by your side. You are members of the family. Welcome all of you,” Nguyen said. … [Read more...] about Lao children in Vietnamese families
Yet the fact that communities were cut off due to roads swept away by days of rain and there are few alternative routes available shows how much still needs to be done to connect the country. Vietnam’s ‘el cheapo’ road production is costing the nation dearly. Let’s hope next year’s highway construction work will address this and reduce the road death toll too. … [Read more...] about APEC and Damrey in Vietnam: Whew! It’s over!