The steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control in the southern metropolis confirmed on Tuesday evening that patient No. 151, a 45-year-old Brazilian woman living in District 2, had suffered a relapse after a recovery from COVID-19 on April 18. … [Read more...] about Brazilian woman becomes Vietnam’s 9th COVID-19 relapse case
The Southeast Asian country has already increased imports of breeding sows and frozen pork by 300 percent year-on-year in the first four months, Tien said in a report at the beginning of this month, in a bid to cool prices of the staple food for its population of more than 96 million. … [Read more...] about Vietnam allows import of live pigs for slaughter for first time
However, according to the agency, there are some remaining gaps to address to further align national laws with the Convention on the Rights of the Child and Optional Protocol on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography, both of which Vietnam has ratified. … [Read more...] about Over 8,700 kids in Vietnam abused in 4.5 years: NA report
The wild discounting of accommodations is a trend we’re seeing particularly with Hoi An homestays and budget accommodations. This is helping local businesses bring in basic income. When it comes to 4- and 5-star resorts and hotels, the trend of discounting is also a good way to attract domestic travelers, though this could lead to a reduction in service quality as businesses work to keep costs under control. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?
The couple did not only review foods that have already made a name for themselves such as pho bo, banh mi (Vietnamese sandwich), ca phe sua da (Vietnamese iced coffee with condensed milk) but also tried out dishes which may be new to tourists like bot chien (pan fried rice flour cake), bo la lot (grilled beef wrapped in wild betel leaf), bun rieu (crab noodle soup), che chuoi (banana sweet soup), banh trang cham bo (rice paper dipped in butter sauce), and more. … [Read more...] about Pig brain in crab soup: Kiwi couple recalls ‘spectacular’ food memory in Vietnam