Meanwhile, for stronger export performance contributing to sustainable economic and social development, Truong Hai Auto Corporation (THACO) general director Pham Van Tai said at the MoIT’s year-end review that the government should prioritise the development of the supporting industries and issue appropriate incentives. THACO has set up a post-2018 strategy to join the global value chain with the creation of international automobile brands manufactured in Vietnam and exported to Southeast Asia. … [Read more...] about 2020 targets roused by robust exports
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To help travellers experience the most authentic life and rustic beauty of the Mekong Delta, the host also offers boat-rowing tours on the most beautiful and pristine routes in Tan Phong commune. At the end of a day full of activities, visitors can enjoy folk song performances - one of the intangible cultural heritage as recognised by UNESCO – and listen to stories shared by local people. … [Read more...] about Uncover the charms of Mekong Rustic
“When Challenge Việt Nam race debuted in 2016, it was awarded the best Inaugural Race, and it was unfortunate that the race was discontinued for two years. When it came back in 2019, not only it has doubled its participants, it has validated its previous award and for putting up a race that features a fantastic course – swim course in one of the best and longest beach coastline in Việt Nam, well-paved road and scenic coastal view for the bike course that has a mix of everything–short hills, false flats–pure flat sections, and an out and back run course that hugs the city’s coastline,” AsiaTRI wrote. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese triathlons win awards
The week following the Kitchen Gods ceremony is the busiest week of the year as people tidy and clean up the houses in the belief that this will sweep away any bad luck from the old year. With the utmost care and devotion to the ancestors, my mother was always the one responsible for cleaning the altar, to ensure that none of the objects broke and the incense bowl did not move, even if it were only 0.001 millimeter. (According to Vietnamese belief, moving incense bowl is blasphemous act to ancestors and bad luck might come to the family in the coming year). Meanwhile, cleaning the living room and kitchen will be done by my father and three sisters of us. … [Read more...] about Tet in a Hanoi family: Out with the old, in with the new
According to the traditional customs, Vietnamese usually prepare traditional food like spring rolls, banh chung/banh tet, (a pie made from glutinous rice, mung bean and pork), xoi (sticky rice) and or gio cha (Vietnamese sausages), boiled chicken, as well as several other delicious holiday meals. … [Read more...] about What to know about Tet holiday in Vietnam?