The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has proposed to the National Assembly (NA) to allow Vietnamese people aged 18 to use casinos. HCMC proposes to allow 18-year-olds to play in casinos At a Tuesday meeting, the committee proposed to the NA deputies and the government to consider policies to promote the city’s nightlife for economic development. "We can pilot the organisation of casino games at 5-star hotels, major tourist attractions, and at the same time allow Vietnamese who are 18 years or older with full civil and financial capacity to participate," the committee said. The committee also wanted the government to consider expanding visa-exemption policies to more countries, implementing e-visa procedures, and extending the temporary stay period for international visitors to Vietnam from 15 days to 30 days from the date of entry. The city also proposed that karaoke bars, bars and dance clubs at hotels and resorts of 4 stars or higher can operate … [Read more...] about HCMC proposes to allow 18-year-olds to play in casinos
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Shannon Leahy, trade commissioner for Austrade, and general director of BRG Retail Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy. Photo: Austrade Australia is one of Vietnam’s major suppliers of beef ad lamb products. Local consumers can enjoy a growing range of Australian products from fresh fruits, dairy, seafood, and beverages including a diverse range of sparkling, red, and white wines. Cherries, citrus, table grapes, milk, yoghurt, cheese, cereals, juices, rock lobsters, and abalone are just some of the beloved Australian products that have made it into Vietnamese stores, restaurants, and homes. General director of BRG Retail Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy said, “Vietnamese consumers increasingly demand clean, fresh, and delicious products with premium quality and transparent origins regardless of if they are eating out or at home. Australian suppliers can offer exactly what they want, including high-quality sustainable meat, delicious fruits, the finest dairy and cereals, and premium seafood … [Read more...] about Vietnamese consumers’ growing interest in Australian F&B products
Famous tourist attractions in Hanoi and tours between the capital city and neighboring provinces will help turn the visits on the occasion of the 31st SEA Games into memorable experiences. The Southeast Asian Games is not only a sporting event held in a couple of weeks but also an opportunity for the host country to promote its cultural and historical appeals, scenic spots as well as people. The Huc Bridge - a small bridge over Hoan Kiem Lake to enter the Ngoc Son Temple in Hanoi. Photo: Vinh Pham The 31st SEA Games is taking place in Hanoi and 11 nearby provinces and cities from May 12 to 23. So, what appealing destinations should tourists visit when coming to this big event? Departing from Hanoi... The capital city is a destination that tourists can’t miss when attending this SEA Games, especially those staying in Vietnam for only a few days. Hanoi is renowned for countless ancient buildings, special scenic spots, and relics such as the … [Read more...] about Where to go and what to do in Hanoi for locals and tourists?