A visit to the rustic, peaceful Cham Island

The local fishing market is an interesting venue where tourists can explore the atmosphere of a fishing market hard to find in other locations. Much to my surprise, it took the dealer a short while to make a bargain, often less than a few minutes each. That was why a market day lasts only for […]

Barty avenges Kvitova defeat to reach semi-finals

Australia’s Ashleigh Barty celebrates winning her match against Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova at Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia January 28, 2020 – PHOTO: REUTERS MELBOURNE (REUTERS) – Ash Barty stormed into her maiden Australian Open semi-final on Tuesday with an emphatic 7-6(6) 6-2 win over Petra Kvitova that avenged her defeat to the hard-hitting Czech in […]

Khanh Hoa’s tour firms stop receiving Chinese tourists

Most of the international tourists to Khanh Hoa come from China. The provincial tourism authority had yet to release any statement related to impacts of the new coronavirus strain as well as of the Chinese travel ban on the local tourism industry, but forecast the volume of tourists to the coastal province to sharply decline.

More traffic cops mobilized to patrol roads as fatalities surge

More than 20 people were injured when a passenger bus overturned in the south-central coastal province of Phu Yen late Saturday. The bus was carrying 46 passengers from HCMC to the central province of Quang Ngai on National Highway 1 when it plunged into a roadside rice field.