VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 12

In response to the appeal of the Party General Secretary and President, Directives of the Politburo, the Party Central Committee’ Secretariat, the Prime Minister, and decrees of the Government on carrying out the dual tasks of fighting COVID-19 pandemic and boosting socio-economic development, Hanoi has put the outbreak under control, supported business and investment activities, […]

Six vloggers explore Vietnam for YouTube travel series

The program, Google Adventure Vietnam, was launched in cooperation with Google to expose Vietnam’s tourism potential to the world via YouTube videos of the six content creators, who all have multimillion-subscriber channels on the world’s largest video-sharing platform.

Chef hits back at customer who said his restaurant was ‘a total rip-off’ and urged diners to avoid it ‘like the plague’ on TripAdvisor – saying they should have stuck to the set menu instead of paying extra for sirloin steak

One user @OldHallPubAlty wrote: ‘People just don’t realise how difficult it is trading at the moment. Maybe they’ll like it better when we are all closed down again and they can go back to JustEat.’ 

Da Nang allows restaurants, cafes to reopen

Passenger flights resumed in Da Nang as virus outbreaks under control The central city of Danang has fully resumed all passenger transport services including domestic passenger flights since the morning of September 7 as the Covid-19 outbreaks have been basically contained.  

Hoi An and Phu Yen reopens for visitors

Phu Yen People’s Committee announced on September 7 that all tourist sites in Phu Yen District would be reopened from September 8. The committee asked management boards of the sites to strictly follow preventive measures of the Ministry of Health such as preparing hand sanitiser for visitors. Pham Van Bay, director of Phu Yen Department […]

ASEAN 2020: Vietnam lauded for leading ASEAN Community through challenges

Participants heard a report of the ASEAN Coordinating Council Working Group on Public Health Emergencies (ACCWG-PHE) on ASEAN response to the COVID-19 outbreak, which was delivered by Nguyen Quoc Dung, Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, ASEAN SOM head, and Secretary General of the National ASEAN 2020 Committee.

Covid-19 horror show continues for Vietnam cinemas

Industry insiders believe however that the love for movies has not gone away. Director Charlie Nguyen, whose movie is slated for a December release, explained: “To get more moviegoers like we used to have, the only option is to have a good movie, whether foreign or Vietnamese.”

Three Covid-19 recoveries confirmed in central Vietnam

In Vietnam’s second Covid-19 outbreak that kicked off July 25 after 99 days without community transmissions, Quang Nam has recorded 97 infections in total, becoming the second biggest hotspot after Da Nang. Of the 97, three have died, 84 discharged and 10 others are under treatment.

Đà Nãng allows restaurants, cafes to reopen

Thừa Thiên-Huế, Bình Định and HCM City still require 14 days of isolation for all people travelling from Đà Nẵng, Quảng Nam and Hải Dương – three hotspots for COVID-19 in recent weeks. VNS

Rare turtle returned to sea after escaping dining table in Vietnam

Fishermen rescue rare turtle in central Vietnam 200 rare turtles die on smugglers’ boat heading from Malaysia to Vietnam A critically endangered sea turtle almost ended up on a drinking table in central Vietnam had it not been for a vigilant restaurant owner who noticed that it looked rare and informed authorities.