In (relatively) quiet and peaceful Hoi An, the streets have been hosed down, the mud jammed into the drainage system, along with this week’s consignment of cooking oil, fat and plastic and all’s right with the world. So long as my local coffee shop is brewing that wonderful aroma of coffee beans and hot milk, I’m as happy as a pig in mud. Squeal! Onk! Squeal! … [Read more...] about APEC and Damrey in Vietnam: Whew! It’s over!
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After the flight to Shanghai, P.T.H.T. returned to Ho Chi Minh City before traveling to her grandparents’ hometown in Nui Thanh District, Quang Nam Province for the Tet, or Lunar New Year, holiday. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese woman, suffering fever, isolated in central province for new coronavirus observation
The report shows a fall of 8.6% in the number of accidents but a rise of 13.3% in the number of deaths. On January 27 which was the third day of the Tet hospital, there were 33 accidents, killing 19 people and injuring 43 others. These numbers showed an increase of 3.1%, 18.7%, and 7.5%, respectively compared to last year's number. No traffic congestion was reported in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on January 27. During the day, traffic police dealt with 2,243 violations, seizing 19 cars, 315 motorbikes and revoking 319 driving licenses. … [Read more...] about 102 killed in traffic accidents in first five days of Tet Holiday
Vietnam’s efforts and achievements last year are remarkable and proud. They are an important premise for Vietnam to carry on with the last year of the 5-year Socio-economic Development Plan from 2016 to 2021 and the 10-year Socio-economic Development Strategy from 2011 to 2021. … [Read more...] about Welcoming a new spring with confidence
A local airport’s notice board requests passengers to stop for body temperature checks. Most tour firms in Khanh Hoa Province have temporarily stopped receiving Chinese tourists amid mounting concern over the coronavirus spread – PHOTO: VOV HCMC – Most travel firms specializing in serving Chinese tourists in Khanh Hoa Province have stopped receiving such visitors from today, January 28, the fourth day of the Lunar New Year, amid concern over China’s coronavirus spread. … [Read more...] about Khanh Hoa’s tour firms stop receiving Chinese tourists