Feud drives tourists from Japan, Hong Kong to Southeast Asia Travel

Feud drives tourists from Japan, Hong Kong to Southeast Asia

Growing trade feud between Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) is redrawing the map of Asian tourism, with the RoK and Chinese travelers avoiding previously popular destinations like Japan and Hong Kong for Southeast Asia, according to the Japan’s Nikkei Asia Review. ​
US legislative assistants visit Vinh Long province Politics

US legislative assistants visit Vinh Long province

A delegation of US legislative assistants led by Terra Lynn Sabag, Deputy Chief of Staff for Congressman Rick Larsen, visited the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long on April 19 as part of their on-going working trip to Vietnam.
Weather forecasting capacity needs to be improved further Society

Weather forecasting capacity needs to be improved further

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong asked the General Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control to continue improving its forecast and coordination capacity to minimize damage caused by natural disasters in 2019.
Conference talks e-commerce management Business

Conference talks e-commerce management

E-commerce is growing rapidly and thus posing challenges to State management agencies, as heard at a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on September 14 reviewing the five-year implementation of the government’s Decree No.52/2013/ND-CP on e-commerce.
Adaptation measures needed to sustainably develop aquaculture Business

Adaptation measures needed to sustainably develop aquaculture

Effective adaptation measures are important to sustainably developing aquaculture sector in the context of climate change, heard a conference held by the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) in collaboration with the Nha Trang University and the University of Tromso (Norway) on August 23.
Indonesia quake: 7,000 foreign tourists evacuated World

Indonesia quake: 7,000 foreign tourists evacuated

Around 7,000 foreign tourists had been evacuated from Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Gili Meno islands in Indonesia as of August 7, after a recent 7-magnitude earthquake struck the nearby tourist island of Lombok with the death toll climbing to 105.
Trial held for former Dai Tin Bank leaders Society

Trial held for former Dai Tin Bank leaders

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court on May 2 opened the first trial for Hoang Van Toan, former chairman of the board of directors of Dai Tin (Trust) Bank – predecessor of the Vietnam Construction Bank (VNCB), Tran Son Nam, former general director of the bank and their accomplices.
Phan Van Anh Vu prosecuted for economic loss in Dong A Bank Society

Phan Van Anh Vu prosecuted for economic loss in Dong A Bank

The Investigation Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security on April 18 issued a decision to prosecute Phan Van Anh Vu, former chairman of the board of Bac Nam 79 Construction Joint Stock Company, for abusing position and power to misappropriate 200 billion VND (8.7 million USD) from the Dong A Bank (DAB).