Quang Ninh studies building underground tunnel Society

Quang Ninh studies building underground tunnel

Authorities in the northern province of Quang Ninh are working to complete a project building an underwater tunnel in the gateway of Ha Long bay, which will be submitted to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc for approval.
Tour guides in a class of their own Travel

Tour guides in a class of their own

One of the reasons tourists return to Cu Lao Cham (Cham Islands), a group of eight small islands off Hoi An city of the central province of Quang Nam, is its tour guides.
Experts: Eco-tourism should not destroy biodiversity Environment

Experts: Eco-tourism should not destroy biodiversity

Instead of being wary about investors, tourism management authorities should collaborate with them in preserving the natural environment, says Dr Nguyen Hoang Tri, Secretary of the National Committee for UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) in Vietnam.
No more self-printed invoices Business

No more self-printed invoices

The General Department of Taxation has ruled that from 2018, firms will have to obtain their invoices from the department instead of printing their own.
PM approves national health target programme Society

PM approves national health target programme

Vietnam aims to curb the annual ratio of infections and fatalities due to dengue below 0.09 percent by 2020 and early detect oral, breast, cervical and colorectal cancer in nearly 20 percent of people.
Banks cut short-term deposit interest rates Business

Banks cut short-term deposit interest rates

After two weeks of lowering lending interest rates for short-term VND loans following the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s cue, several commercial banks have reduced their deposit interest rates.