Authorities have been increasing pork imports to lower domestic prices. Vietnam so far this year has imported 67,000 tonnes of pork at an average prices of VND60,000 ($2.6) per kilogram, half the domestic figure. … [Read more...] about Vietnam greenlights live pig imports
Vietnam cost of living for expats
The wild discounting of accommodations is a trend we’re seeing particularly with Hoi An homestays and budget accommodations. This is helping local businesses bring in basic income. When it comes to 4- and 5-star resorts and hotels, the trend of discounting is also a good way to attract domestic travelers, though this could lead to a reduction in service quality as businesses work to keep costs under control. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?
The Southeast Asian country has already increased imports of breeding sows and frozen pork by 300 percent year-on-year in the first four months, Tien said in a report at the beginning of this month, in a bid to cool prices of the staple food for its population of more than 96 million. … [Read more...] about Vietnam allows import of live pigs for slaughter for first time
With a population of over 97 million, Vietnam has experience in responding to outbreaks of other infectious diseases including SARS, MERS, measles and dengue. In the case of the novel coronavirus, Vietnam relied on four relatively cost-effective solutions to combat the virus, Gavi reported. … [Read more...] about Four key measures help Vietnam control coronavirus
Bae’s favorite dish on the journey was broken rice with grilled pork, famous in southern Vietnam, and popular among many South Koreans visiting the country. He liked the highland town of Da Lat the most because of its cool, T-shirt weather climate. … [Read more...] about South Korean student cycles across Vietnam