The Hanoitimes - A 60-minute flight whisks weekenders away to a city that is still demonstrably Asian rather than a cookie-cutter metropolis with top quality cuisine, artisanal crafts and many a photo opportunity ensure wanderlust is sated. Hanoi welcomes over 7.4 million visitors in Q1 Hanoi among most affordable destinations for your 2019 world adventures Writer Ed Peters from South China Morning Post — Hong Kong's English-language paper has recommended travelers what and how to explore Hanoi during 48 hours of weekend. South China Morning Post lists must-do things in Hanoi. There’s the usual lucky dip of low-cost carriers and rather pricier ones touching down at Noi Bai International Airport 60 minutes after taking off from Chek Lap Kok (and vice versa) flying at a theoretical 873km/h between Hong Kong and Hanoi. Jetstar’s US$150 return seems very reasonable, though a 7kg baggage allowance doesn’t leave much room for souvenir shopping. … [Read more...] about Which are must-do things in Hanoi in 48 hours?
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HSG exports steel sheets to US Steel producer Hoa Sen Group reported that it shipped 17,000 tonnes of steel sheets to the US worth US$14 million on Thursday. The company has been exporting to the US since 2014 and shipments have been increasing recently. A company spokesperson said the shipment proves the company’s capacity and global competitiveness since exports to the US and EU have been hit by the trade barriers they have imposed. Hoa Sen has exported to over 75 nations and territories. In 2017-18, it produced nearly 1.9 million tonnes of steel worth over VND34.4 trillion ($1.5 billion), up 13 per cent in volume and 32 per cent in value over the previous year. Revenues from domestic sales were worth over VND22 trillion ($964 million), up 34 per cent, and exports fetched $538 million, up 27 per cent. Its profit after tax was VND410 billion ($18 million). It uses advanced technologies to meet the standards expected in international markets like the US, the … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 14/1
Viet Nam News by Hồng Vân Gabor Vargyas was the first foreign anthropologist to study the Bru Vân Kiều people in the central region of Việt Nam in depth. The Hungarian spent a total of 18 months from 1985 to 1989 observing and partipating in their culture, which meant, working, eating and living with them. In October, he returned Việt Nam to introduce first book in Vietnamese Bất Chấp Định Mệnh: Văn Hóa và Phong Tục Tập Quán Người Bru Vân Kiều (Culture and Customs of the Bru Vân Kiều) and opened his exhibition ‘Divinities, Ancestors and Shamans: The Bru - Vân Kiều in The Trường Sơn Range’ at the Museum of Ethnology. The Bru Vân Kiều group is one of Viet Nam’s 54 ethnic minorities and has a population of around 80,000 people. They live along the border with Laos in the central provinces of … [Read more...] about Obscure minority brought to light
Back to English Comments News - October 8, 2018 | 09:20 am GMT+7 National Geographic photojournalist Catherine Karnow’s unique works are well known, but not many know why she’s drawn so much to Vietnam. American Catherine Karnow has been a household name in Vietnam for sometime now, but what kept her returning to the country for almost three decades has not drawn much attention. “It was literally because of General Giap that I came to Vietnam for the first time. I think it was ‘duyen’,” Catherine told VnExpress International, using the Vietnamese word for fate.She was already a professional photographer working on assignments and editorial and corporate projects when she first came to Vietnam in 1990, but it was not until she began photographing General Vo Nguyen Giap that she rose to stardom in Vietnamese eyes. She had the privilege of getting close to Giap thanks to her father, Stanley Karnow, a journalist and a … [Read more...] about It was destiny: How Catherine Karnow became a household name in Vietnam – VnExpress International
New container port helps shorten way to Europe, Americas PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Sunday attended the grand opening of Hai Phong International Container Terminal, which allows direct shipments to Europe and the Americas. Present at the ceremony included Japanese Ambassador to Viet Nam Umeda Kunio and representatives of the city local authorities. The Terminal means exports from North Viet Nam will not have to be transited through other ports before reaching the above markets, thus helping reduce business costs and increase competitiveness of Vietnamese exports. The Terminal is jointly invested by Sai Gon Newport Corporation (Viet Nam), MITSUI O.S.K Lines and Itochu (Japan) and Wan Hai Lines (Chinese Taipei), in which the Vietnamese corporation holds 51% stake. Located in Cat Hai district, it is the first deep-water seaport in the Northern region, capable of receiving vessels up to 160,000 DWT. Construction of the terminal began on May 12, 2016. Vietjet Air to open Hai Phong-Busan … [Read more...] about BUSINESS IN BRIEF 15/5