Hong Kong, Singapore announce plan for 'travel bubble' World

Hong Kong, Singapore announce plan for 'travel bubble'

Hong Kong (China) and Singapore on October 15 said they had agreed "in principle" to set up a bubble allowing residents to travel freely between the two financial hubs as long as they test negative for the coronavirus.
Vietnam wary of housing bubble Business

Vietnam wary of housing bubble

Relevant ministries, sectors and localities should focus demand-supply forecast, and be cautious of the property market developments to prevent a housing bubble this year, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung said at a recent meeting.
GMS countries seek to revive tourism World

GMS countries seek to revive tourism

Countries from the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) convened the first Destination Mekong Summit via video conference on August 26 to discuss ways to revive tourism during and after the COVID-19 crisis, according to the Cambodian Ministry of Tourism.
Vietnam gears up to resume int’l flights Business

Vietnam gears up to resume int’l flights

Vietnamese authorities are working to resume international flights in an attempt to help the aviation industry get a good recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, which has clobbered the sector from the outset of the year.
Reopening of int’l flights considered Business

Reopening of int’l flights considered

The Ministry of Transport will consider the reopening of international flight routes to countries and territories which have no new cases of COVID-19 in the community for 30 consecutive days, according to a ministry official.
Thailand: EEC to propose business bubble travel scheme World

Thailand: EEC to propose business bubble travel scheme

The Eastern Economic Corridor Policy Committee will be proposing to the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration this week a scheme to allow international travel by businesspersons from selected countries, in order to continue investment activities in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) which is important in driving the country’s economy.
Bun ngan - Favorite dish all year round Society

Bun ngan - Favorite dish all year round

In Hanoi, Bun ngan (Noodles soup with mule duck) is a favorite dish all year round. The dish is very simple, just put on top of noodles soup a few pieces of mule duck, stir-fried fresh bamboo shoots, sprinkle a little chopped scallions and cilantro then pour in the hot stock and a bowl of bun ngan is ready to serve.
Locals join hands to plant mangrove forests Videos

Locals join hands to plant mangrove forests

The coastal commune of Tam Hai in Nui Thanh district, Quang Nam province is vulnerable to high tides and erosion due to climate change. In order to adapt to the situation, locals have planted mangroves.