Story of Vietnamese “banh mi” introduced in foreign newspaper Society

Story of Vietnamese “banh mi” introduced in foreign newspaper

“Hard to resist” is what Theign Yie Phan, a head chef of a restaurant, describes Vietnamese “banh mi” (sandwich), which opens an article entitled “Story of the banh mi: Vietnam’s super sandwich that took on the world” run in the South China Morning Post.
Ancient city seeks ways to improve tourism quality Travel

Ancient city seeks ways to improve tourism quality

The ancient city of Hoi An is being challenged by mass tourism, traffic congestion, underdeveloped waste management, vendors, street food quality and poor design and operation of homestays that have badly impacted the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site.
Hue plans to launch bike tourism service Travel

Hue plans to launch bike tourism service

Vietnam's former imperial capital of Hue plans to pilot a public bicycle service that will provide hundreds of tourists with an option to view its downtown streets.
Singapore: Unemployment rate rises in Q3 World

Singapore: Unemployment rate rises in Q3

The overall unemployment rate in Singapore rose in the third quarter of this year to the highest level since 2009, according to the Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MOM).
Blindness rate drops strongly in Vietnam Health

Blindness rate drops strongly in Vietnam

The rate of blindness among people 50 years old and older has dropped strongly in the past decade, standing at 1.3 percent in 2015 from 3.1 percent in 2008, according to the latest survey conducted in 14 cities and provinces in 2015.