On Saturday the four-star Riverside hotel on Tran Hung Dao Street along the Han River posted a notice saying it would not take in guests from China at the moment because China is where the coronavirus disease is spreading. The hotel added that it will make an announcement when it is ready to serve Chinese tourists. … [Read more...] about Da Nang cathedral and hotel turn tourists away amid coronavirus fears
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Nguyen Van Hien, chief manager of the Marble Mountains, said, “Our upgrades, promotions, and fruitful cooperation with travel agents have lured more tourists to the Marble Mountains and, for sure, even more will come to this site following its recognition of a special national relic.” … [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
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!
Chinese officials said on Tuesday the acute pneumonia has claimed 106 lives and infected more than 4,500. The majority of patients are in Hubei Province, where the outbreak originated last December. Nearly 7,000 people suspected of contracting the virus are waiting for the test results. … [Read more...] about Vietnam health ministry calls for tighter virus control in 11 localities