Foreigners visiting Linh Ung pagoda in Son Tra peninsula. (Photo: info.net) Of this, tourist arrivals by air are over 1 million, a year-on-year rise of 40%. Foreign tourists mainly come from the Republic of Korea, China and Japan, via direct flights. Mr. Nguyen Xuan Binh, Deputy Director of the Department of Tourism, said the large number of tourists visiting the coastal city during the period is thanks to the city hosting the international fireworks festival with an array of auxiliary programs such as photography contest, street festival, and international dance festival. Thanks to the launch of additional international flights, during April 30th and May 1st holidays, number of tourists to the city by air reached 27,450, up 77% over a year earlier./. BTA … [Read more...] about Number of tourists to Da Nang by air rises sharply
Local people prsented national flags and Uncle Ho's photos (Photo: mongcai.gov.vn) The activity aimed to raise the patriotic spirit, revolutionary sentiment and deep gratitude of people for the Party and beloved Uncle Ho; and show the gratitude of the Quang Ninh border guards for ethnic minority groups in the border area. This was one of the practical activities of studying and following President Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morality and style among officials and soldiers of Bac Son border post. It also encouraged people, officials and soldiers in the unit to effectively carry out Directive 05 by the Politburo and Directive 87 by Central Military Commission on “strengthening studying and following President Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morality and style” in association with campaign “Uphold traditions, devote talents, deserve to be Uncle Ho's soldiers”. Bac Son border post has been assigned to managed over 26km of border line in seven communes and wards of … [Read more...] about Bac Son border post presents national flags and Uncle Ho’s photos to…
Collapse after the earthquake in Japan (Photo: tokyo/VNA) Right after the earthquake, the Consulate General of Vietnam connected with Japan’s authorities to learn about the information. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs directed the Consul General of Vietnam in Osaka to continue to follow the situation and ready to carry out citizen protection measures in necessary cases. Vietnamese citizen can contact with the Consulate General of Vietnam in Osaka at hotlines: 0081-80-4638-6139 or 00-81-90-2709-2009 or email: [email protected] The earthquake killed three people and injured 300 other people. The disaster also disrupted operation of many plants, caused fires, widespread power outages and traffic disruptions at rush hour in the morning of June 18th in affected areas./. BTA … [Read more...] about Hotlines to support Vietnamese citizens in Japan
Speaking at the event, Ms. Anjuska Weil, Head of the association, reviewed the activities of the association over the past time, especially the establishment of Binh Minh school, the first school teaching Vietnamese language in Switzerland for Vietnamese origin students living in Zurich city. After more than a year of operation, Binh Minh school has achieved initial positive results. She hoped that 30 students at the school will contribute to preserving Vietnamese language and culture among Vietnamese-origin people in Switzerland. In addition, the association has also actively organized and carried out exchange and charitable programs towards Vietnamese people, especially the visit to Vietnam by eight members in October 2017.On this occasion, members of the association transferred USD3,000 as part of the association’s small credit program to help elderly people facing difficulty in Vietnam’s Hue city. Moreover, on “Solidarity Day” in November 2017, a … [Read more...] about Vietnamese language and culture preserved by Switzerland
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese livestock companies believe that foreign-invested enterprises are involved in the current pork price escalation, and that “the livestock industry may fall into foreigners’ hands just in one or two years”. The pork price has been escalating Tran Van Chien, director of Co Dong Livestock Cooperative in Hanoi, said there are ‘abnormal’ signs in the current price escalation which began one month ago. Vietnamese livestock companies believe that foreign-invested enterprises are involved in the current pork price escalation, and that “the livestock industry may fall into foreigners’ hands just in one or two years”. Chien warned at a conference one year ago that the pig price would plunge and bounce back again, but the profit would go to FIEs’ pockets, while Vietnamese farmers would be at a disadvantage. RELATED NEWS VN livestock industry in danger as imports are too cheap High feed prices cut … [Read more...] about Are FIEs the cause behind the increase in rising pork prices in VN?