World

Malaysia eyes Vietnam tours

Representatives of Malaysian travel agencies are taking familiarisation tours in some central localities of Vietnam on August 30 to link tourist destinations there to Malaysia.
Society

Son Tra Peninsula design wins American architecture prize

Son Tra Peninsula Strategic Vision Plan, which was designed by the US's Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), has been awarded the excellence prize from the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the city's construction department announced on July 4.
Society

Bridge lighting wins international award

The lighting design on the Rong (Dragon) Bridge over Han River, in central Da Nang city, received the ‘Best Citation' Award from the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD).
Travel

New opportunities for central city

Over the past decade, the tourism sector in the central city of Da Nang has been developing sea tourism brand of its own, the Vietnam Economic News reported on May 14.
Business

New impetus for central city's rapid development

Authorities in Da Nang have asked the G overnment to issue more preferential policies for the central city with the aim of creating a new impetus for its rapid development , according to a local newspaper.
Business

Central city develops souvenir business

Souvenir business in the central city of Da Nang has strongly developed in recent years. The business has created jobs for local people and helped lure more tourists to the city, Da Nang Today reported.
Business

Real estate market rebounds in central city: paper

The real estate market in the central city of Da Nang is showing positive signs with an increasing number of seaside tourism projects and sales programmes of local residential land lots, a local newspaper reported.
Traditional coracles make waves overseas Society

Traditional coracles make waves overseas

Traditional coracles made by an old fisherman in the central city of Da Nang are not only famous among locals, but have also made inroads into some foreign markets, such as Australia, Japan and the Philippines.
Business

Da Nang port sees upbeat signs early this year

Da Nang port in the central city of the same name has handled container ships of 500 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) since early this year, an upbeat sign that it is on its way to becoming the largest and most modern container port in the area.
Business

Da Nang, Guangdong forge tourism cooperation

The central city of Da Nang and China’s Guangdong province have agreed to enhance their tourism cooperation under a memorandum of understanding (MoU) inked in Da Nang on December 11.
Travel

Sailing along Vietnam's central coast

Vietnam's central coast is emerging as a major tourism hotspot with many untouched areas waiting to be explored, writes Vietnam Investment Review’s Timeout.
Da Nang - a progressive city Society

Da Nang - a progressive city

The central city of Da Nang is making every effort to fulfil its target of becoming a harmonious, friendly and peaceful metropolis by 2020.
Business

Lang Co Bay proves must-see destination

Lang Co Bay in Thua Thien-Hue province has emerged as a popular destination in the central region for both foreign and local tourists, especially after it was recognised in 2009 as one of the 30 most beautiful bays in the world. 
Business

Popular brands created by design

"Vietnamese businesses do not pay enough attention to promoting their brands or spend only limited amounts on design development," Da Nang Architecture College interior design lecturer Nguyen Thi Hong Tuoi told the Innovation by Design conference held in Da Nang on July 20.