Illustrative image (Photo: VNA) – Exports of aquatic products in the second quarter could increase by 8 percent at the highest, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP). The association said the increase could be achieved if shipments of seafood such as sea fish, tuna and octopus post strong growth and those of Tra fish are kept stable. Aquatic product exports in the first quarter of this year showed a slowdown with an increase of only 1 percent to 1.8 billion USD, due to the downward trend in shrimp export that has persisted since last year. Shrimp shipments in the January-March period dropped by 17 percent amidst falling prices, high stockpiles in overseas markets and fierce competition in the world market. Tra fish exports also posted a lower growth in the first quarter this year, at 8 percent, compared to 37 percent in the previous quarter. However, exports of several kinds of seafood rose strongly, such as tuna (19 percent), … [Read more...] about Export of aquatic products forecast to grow 8 percent in Q2
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The Hanoitimes - Ho Chi Minh City, better known as Saigon, is home to 13 million people and about 8 million motorbikes. HCM City among must-see destinations on a world cruise HCM City among world’s most exotic destinations to kick-off 2019 travels 10 reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City Christine Sarkis, a senior editor from Smarter Travel and participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, has written the story and taught holidaymakers how to cross the street in Ho Chi Minh City traffic. Foreigner teaches how to cross the street in Ho Chi Minh City traffic. The writer advises travelers that to be a pedestrian in Ho Chi Minh City is to discover both the strength and weakness of this city. Sights in the downtown: the beautiful Central Post Office, the lively Saigon Opera House, and the bustling Ben Thanh Market among them are within easy walking distance of each other. But to walk from one to another, you’re going to have to cross some daunting … [Read more...] about Foreigner instructs how to cross the street in Ho Chi Minh City traffic
Midfielder Nguyễn Huy Hùng scored in the first leg of the AFF Suzuki Cup final. — Photo bongdaplus.vnViet Nam News In the first leg of the final on Tuesday, midfielders Hùng and Huy scored one goal each to help Việt Nam tie 2-2 with Malaysia. Myanmar and the Philippines are the runners-up, with six players scoring for each team. Myanmar had goals from Sithu Aung, Than Htet Aung, Hlaing Bo Bo (two goals), Aung Thu, Htet Phyoe Wai and Maung Maung Lwin. While the Philippines had Patrick Reichelt (two goals), Phil Younghusband, Steuble, De Murga, Bedic and James Younghusband. Việt Nam still has a chance to overtake the Thailand team that was eliminated in the semi-finals as the team with the most goals in the event. Việt Nam has scored 14 goals, while Thailand has 16 goals. But Việt Nam will have another chance to score in the second leg of the final against Malaysia at Mỹ Đình National Stadium in Hà Nội on … [Read more...] about Viet Nam has most players to score goals in AFF Cup
The Hanoitimes - Autumn in Hanoi with light breeze and fairy cold favors egg coffee`s lover Hanoi’s egg coffee has received numerous compliment for international media. Per a recent piece in The Guardian about the coffee, “It doesn’t taste of egg – more like vanilla – and while I can taste the coffee at the bottom of the cup, the egg part is surprisingly light-tasting and not at all sickly, though certainly sweet. The cold option, laden with ice, is more of a dessert and tastes like coffee ice-cream”. While CNN describe about the cuisine: “Everyone at Hanoi's humble Cafe Giang however, is after something more than just a caffeine fix. They've come for "cà phê trúng," or egg coffee, a Hanoi specialty in which a creamy soft, meringue-like egg white foam is perched on dense Vietnamese coffee.” The hot version of egg coffee comes resting in a small dish of hot water to maintain its temperature. The strong coffee taste at the … [Read more...] about How to make Hanoi’s egg coffee?
The queue to catch Robert Downey Jr and Benedict Cumberbatch in person begins Apr 16, 7am at Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Hall B. (Photo: Marvel Studios) You’ve read the big Avengers news. Here's how to score a spot on the Red Carpet Fan Event of Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War to meet Robert Downey Jr, Benedict Cumberbatch, Karen Gillan and director Joe Russo. This free event will be held on Apr 16, 7.30pm at Marina Bay Sands’ Event Plaza, located at the outdoor promenade overlooking Marina Bay. The queuing, however, begins at 7am that morning at Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Hall B. You will need to provide a photo ID, full name and contact number in person during registration for a non-transferable wristband and a paper slip detailing your admission time and entry points to the Event Plaza. Those below the age of 13 have to be accompanied by a parent or guardian, and all parties have to be registered. While waiting, fans can head to Sands … [Read more...] about How to score a spot at the Avengers: Infinity War Red Carpet Event