Vietnam establishes nature reserve in Quang Binh

Dong Chau – Khe Nuoc Trong Biosphere Reserve is located in Quang Binh’s southwest region, sharing a boundary with Laos, with a tropical forest ecosystem at a height of 700 meters above sea level.

Vietnam’s Quang Binh to promote tourism on TripAdvisor

Matthew Zatto, destination marketing sales manager, Southeast Asia, with TripAdvisor, suggested that Quang Binh authorities should build a system of information on the current tourism services, provide tourist information on all websites, including those of local companies, about destinations and connecting tours, and choose a keyword for the local tourist industry so visitors can easily […]

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.

Quang Nam, Da Nang propose uniform medical supervision in pandemic times

Central provinces like Binh Dinh, Quang Binh, and Quang Ngai require those coming from Da Nang to undergo both 14-day centralized quarantining and testing for Covid-19, while Thua Thien-Hue Province requires visitors from Da Nang, Quang Nam and Hai Duong to furnish certificates showing they’ve tested negative for the novel coronavirus 72 hours before entry.

Industrial parks, economic zones create new growth momentum in Quang Ninh

Quang Ninh (VNA) – Investment in industrial parks (IPs) and economic zones (EZs) has become a new driver of growth in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh, with local authorities issuing various policies to attract investors. According to experts, Quang Ninh is considered a strategic investment destination in Vietnam’s northern region and an important link […]

WHO antitoxin shipment to help thinly spread Vietnam treat botulism cases

The antitoxin would be taken from a World Health Organization (WHO) drug stockpile in Switzerland and delivered to Vietnam as soon as possible, said Tran Thi Giang Huong, director of the WHO’s Division of Programs for Disease Control for the Western Pacific region.

Award-winning photos depict allure of Vietnam’s south central region and central highlands

Ly Hoang Long, president of the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists and head judge, said: “The three photos that won second prize all depict amazing moments. If Rice Civilization revealed the bustle of harvest season by flycam, Last Light of the Day exploited the beauty of coral reefs from a much lower angle – underwater, […]

Vietnam hopes to export 100,000 tonnes of rice to EU

“2.02 million tonnes of fragrant rice will be exported to the EU of which 1.01 million tonnes are Jasmine 85, ST20, RVT, VD20 and Nang Hoa 9 rice,” he said. Nguyen Quang Truong, director of Vinaseed, said, “We made preparations even when the EVFTA was still being negotiated. We have fields that meet VietGAP standards […]

Vietnam sees increasing survival rate of premature infants

“It is estimated that 47 newborns die every day in Vietnam. Most are from preventable causes. Simple interventions such as skilled birth attendance, early essential newborn care, early initiation of breastfeeding, and kangaroo-mother care for premature and low-weight babies can save lives of women and their infants,” UNICEF said.

VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 10

A report released by the MoIT shows that during the first eight months of the year, the local garment and textile industry contributed approximately US$22 billion to the country’s overall export turnover, despite recording declines of more than 11% compared to the same period last year. Indeed, resurgence of novel coronavirus outbreaks globally has also […]