Việt Nam tightens imports of outdated machines

According to the General Department of Customs, the import of Chinese machinery and equipment grew sharply in the first 8 months of the year, reaching US$9.4 billion, as much as 27.7 per cent higher than the same period last year. It also accounted for 30 per cent of the import turnover of the country 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.

Prime Minister reveals plans to fight the deadly coronavirus

The Directive No05 requires ministries, branches and localities to strictly implement the Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese citizens, the Law on Medical Examination and Treatment, the Law on Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases, and the ban on importing wildlife into the country.

Pepper price to remain low this year

The nation also gained high growth in pepper exports to some markets including Thailand, Russia and Turkey. The exports surged by 89.4 per cent in volume and 46 per cent in value to Turkey, 40.6 per cent in volume and 10.3 per cent in value to Russia, and 34.8 per cent in volume and 0.6 […]

June’s pepper exports up 58.8 per cent

The information was released by the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Import and Export Department. It said the price of pepper in the Vietnamese market is increasing following the world price, up from 1.1 per cent to 4.5 per cent compared with that of the previous month.

Đà Lạt’s bánh căn: creamy goodness

“The dish is very simple, just rice flour mixed with egg, so in order to have a delicious dish, it’s important to put your heart into making it. The rice flour and the eggs must be clean, and you must choose the best ingredients for the dipping sauce and shumai meatballs,” Thy said as she took a short […]

WHO says still probing if Chinese virus can spread before symptoms

China’s capital on Monday recorded its first death from a deadly coronavirus as it struggles to contain a rapidly spreading disease that has sparked global alarm, with countries scrambling to evacuate their citizens from the epicentre of the epidemic.

Sahel violence having devastating impact on children: UN

The whole Sahel region has seen a “significant increase of violence against children who are caught in the cross fire,” according to the report, which added that hundreds had been maimed or forcibly separated from their families.

Tourists flock to festivals to mark the start of spring

The firecrackers are finely crafted with golden dragon and phoenix designs which are the symbols of royalty. With a length of nearly 20 feet and a weight of more than a tonne, the firecrackers need a dozen young men to carry through the festival, eagerly followed by hundreds of people.

Nadal settles Kyrgios score to keep heat on Federer record

As the tennis world mourned the death of Kobe Bryant, Kyrgios arrived at Rod Laver Arena wearing an LA Lakers shirt, and 15-year-old Coco Gauff had tributes to the basketball great scrawled on her trainers during the doubles.