Although this can be a time for reflection, a pause for thought or a shock to realize that life isn’t always going to be predictable, I do believe that it is useful to do so, even if this is supposed to be an uplifting article about Reunification Day. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese resilience and Reunification Day
Bochmann: COVID-19 has completely halted tourism activities, not only in Vietnam but pretty much the whole world. I don’t think that people outside the tourism industry completely understand how big the disruption is and how many people this affects. It’s not just hospitality workers in hotels and travel/tour operators (which number in the thousands), but also the families that rely on them to fill their rice bowls at home. For every hotel worker, travel/tour operator, there are also about four merchants, suppliers, farmers, shop owners, and drivers that rely on tourists to come to Vietnam and holiday or conduct business meetings, conferences, and exhibitions. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?
The couple did not only review foods that have already made a name for themselves such as pho bo, banh mi (Vietnamese sandwich), ca phe sua da (Vietnamese iced coffee with condensed milk) but also tried out dishes which may be new to tourists like bot chien (pan fried rice flour cake), bo la lot (grilled beef wrapped in wild betel leaf), bun rieu (crab noodle soup), che chuoi (banana sweet soup), banh trang cham bo (rice paper dipped in butter sauce), and more. … [Read more...] about Pig brain in crab soup: Kiwi couple recalls ‘spectacular’ food memory in Vietnam
French artist Llouquet brings her collection of charcoal on canvas paintings and ceramic paint on ceramic tiles to the exhibition. Her works such as Still Life and The Song of the Aged Mother build an array of realms inhabited by magical, often esoteric, creatures. … [Read more...] about Contemporary art exhibition features VN, foreign artists
"What we [tried to do] was provide additional information to enable authorities to check, supervise and clarify evaluation and approval procedures to determine the environmental impacts of projects in forest and sea areas that need to be preserved for future generations," the newspaper wrote. … [Read more...] about HCMC newspaper pays steep price for criticizing property developer