Ho Chi Minh City, a modern metropolis Society

Ho Chi Minh City, a modern metropolis

Forty-five years after the country’s reunification, Ho Chi Minh City has transformed from a war-damaged city into a major economic hub in the country and Southeast Asia. With a population of around 13 million, the city aims to become a smart and modern urban area.
Wellness tourism starts to develop in Vietnam Travel

Wellness tourism starts to develop in Vietnam

Wellness tourism has great potential but this new kind of tourism has not been effectively exploited in Vietnam, despite the number of potential wellness destinations and landscapes, experts said at a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on April 25.
Retail sales up 9.5 percent in January Business

Retail sales up 9.5 percent in January

Total revenue from retail trade and services reached 361 trillion VND (15.84 billion USD) in January, surging 3 percent over December and 9.5 percent over the same month last year.
Can Tho works to develop Cai Rang floating market Travel

Can Tho works to develop Cai Rang floating market

The People Committee of Can Tho city has approved a project to preserve and develop the Cai Rang floating market with the aim of making it a favourite destination for international and domestic tourists in the Mekong Delta region, a local official has said.
US chef Robert Danhi to host "Taste of Vietnam" Travel

US chef Robert Danhi to host "Taste of Vietnam"

Well-known American chef Robert Danhi will be the new host for the second season of the television show "Kham Pha Viet Nam" (Taste of Vietnam), the producers told the inaugural ceremony of Robert Danhi – Taste of Vietnam.
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Shop discounts aim to lure tourist dollars

A campaign to reduce prices during the low season to attract international and domestic tourists, has received the support of supermarkets, shops, hotels, restaurants and transportation firms in Hanoi, HCM City and Da Nang, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism said.