Son Doong Cave a ‘record-breaking natural wonder’

Registration for Son Doong tours, organized between June and August this year, have to be made well in advance since stringent restrictions have been placed in order to preserve the complex’s ecosystem. Around 240 slots are available for the rest of 2020, according to Oxalis, the only agency permitted to offer the tours.

Four days in the world’s largest cave

Hanoi designer Ha Duy, 33, and his friends began their 10 km journey at Hang En (Swallow Cave) in Quang Binh Province – where many swallows can be found nesting. After a day here, the group exited the cave at the back, crossed a stream and passed a segment of a dense forest – a […]

Quang Ninh enjoys potential for forestry tourism development

Quang Ninh (VNA) – The northeastern province of Quang Ninh has a lot of advantages to develop forestry tourism in addition to marine, cultural and spiritual tourism, according to experts. The locality is home to Yen Tu National Forest, Dong Son-Ky Thuong Natural Conservation Area, and Bai Tu Long National Park. All are valuable natural […]

Vietnam reports five new imported Covid-19 cases

Vietnam has recorded 1,034 Covid-19 cases so far, with 632 recoveries. All 29 of its Covid-19 deaths to date have been of patients with pre-existing conditions, renal failure the most common among them. The youngest death to date has been that of a 33 year old person and the oldest 93.

Vietnam’s GM Truong Son shines at Hunan International Chess Open

Vietnamese grandmaster Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son Despite having the disadvantage of holding the black pawn, Son, Elo rating 2636, successfully beat Zhao Chenxi, Elo rating 2400, of the host nation China after 23 moves.

Quang Tri locks down hamlet due to high risk of COVID-19 infection

Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Vo Van Hung signed a decision to temporarily lock down the hamlet as it is at high risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection. The provincial Department of Health has cooperated with the committee to carry out measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the hamlet. Local police, soldiers, medical staff […]

VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES AUGUST 23

“The advantage of trains is they can transport huge volumes safely, and transport time of 18-20 days compared to the 40-45 days by sea,” said Thanh, adding that, “We are working to replace by-transit cargo trains with trains from Thailand and Laos to China, and then from China to Cambodia and vice versa. We are also working […]

SCG – Three decades for quality of life in Vietnam

Follow its promise “Passion for Better”, SCG has always contributed to the development of community where it operates. In recent months, the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted seriously both local economy and the lives of people across the country. Therefore, SCG and its subsidiaries have taken initiatives to support various communities during the difficult time, such […]

VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES AUGUST 14

Local authorities and agencies are tasked with disseminating information and regulations under the EVFTA as well as those of EU member countries to the business community; perfecting existing institutional frameworks; building up competitiveness and training high quality human resources; speeding up the ratification of International Labor Organization Convention No.87 on Freedom of Association and Protection […]

Two more Covid-19 cases reported in Vietnam, totalling 964

Vietnam has not finalized the purchase of Covid-19 vaccine from Russia Vietnam has just registered and has not finalized the purchase of recently-approved COVID-19 vaccine named Sputnik V from Russia because there are still many different opinions about this product.