Tourists should not miss the chance to swim in a rock pool in Bai Nho, also known as Small Beach, Ganh Hang on Phu Quy island in the south central province of Binh Thuan. It serves as an ideal destination for summer vacations where tourists can enjoy fresh air amid a peaceful atmosphere. (Photo: sakura_mint18) … [Read more...] about A close look at the stunning natural rock pools of Vietnam
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Hanoi (VNA) - Bloomberg newspaper said on June 29 that Vietnam’s economy unexpectedly grew in the second quarter despite the impact of COVID-19. It cited data from the General Statistics Office (GSO) as saying that GDP rose 0.36 percent year-on-year compared to a revised 3.68 percent in the first quarter. The median estimate in a Bloomberg survey of economists was for GDP to shrink 0.9 percent. On a six-month calculation, GDP grew 1.81 percent, making Vietnam one of the best performers in Southeast Asia. Exports fell 2 percent in June compared to a year earlier, while imports climbed 5.3 percent. The CPI rose 3.17 percent year-on-year in June and 2.4 percent month-on-month. The government aims to cap average inflation at 4 percent this year. The article said Vietnam’s export-reliant economy is taking a knock as the virus disrupts global supply chains and dampens demand, and added that Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had forecast in May that the economy could post … [Read more...] about Bloomberg: Vietnam’s economy grows unexpectedly in Q2
Exploring Ba Be Lake at the Ba Be National Park in Ba Be District, Bac Kan Province by kayak will allow visitors to get up close to different species of wildlife, pass through lush forests, skirt karst mountains and slip inside small caves, all in an eco-friendly manner. VNS … [Read more...] about Explore Vietnam’s beautiful sites by kayak
In the economic outlook for the second quarter entitled “Darkest before the dawn”, the bank said the manufacturing sector, which accounts for one-third of the country’s GDP, is expected to grow only 3 percent this year compared to 11 percent in 2019. … [Read more...] about Standard Chartered Bank: Vietnam’s 2020 economic growth to fall to 3.3 pct.
Tra Vinh (VNA) - The Tra Vinh Province People’s Committee has approved the construction of a sea embankment project worth 46 billion VND (nearly 2 million USD) to prevent coastal erosion along the Con Nhan beach. A 780m sea embankment will be built along coastal areas in Con Nhan hamlet in Duyen Hai district’s Dong Hai commune. The project is expected to prevent coastal landslides, and protect protective forests, fields, sea dykes as well as the safety and property of locals when it is completed next year. The province’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development will be the investor. Pham Minh Truyen, Director of the department, said the Mekong Delta province has a coastline of more than 65km. Many sea dykes have eroded in recent years due to the impact of climate change, particularly storms during the rainy season. In 2016, the province began a five-year project to upgrade the sea dyke system at a total cost of 350 billion VND (15 million USD) to prevent … [Read more...] about Tra Vinh builds embankment to prevent coastal erosion