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APEC 2017: Indonesian paper hails Vietnam’s new position

Politics

APEC 2017: Indonesian paper hails Vietnam’s new position

Indonesia’s Antara News has recently published an article saying the support and active participation of APEC member economies as well as regional and international organisations in the freshly-concluded APEC Economic Leaders’ Week will be a lever for Vietnam to promote its “soft power.”

Hotel occupancy rises in HCM City

Travel

Hotel occupancy rises in HCM City

Four- and five-star hotels in Ho Chi Minh City have seen a slight decline in room rates although the rising number of tourists has resulted in an increase in occupancy rates at high-end hotels.

HCM City lacks elderly care facilities

Society

HCM City lacks elderly care facilities

An ageing population is posing mounting challenges to providing care for elderly people in Vietnam. However, in a country where most families look after old parents in their own homes, the idea of a ‘nursing home’ or geriatric centre remains an alien concept.