Every day from 4 to 6pm, an elderly foreign man and his Vietnamese wife can be seen sticking reflective tape onto the bicycles of any passersby for free in Da Nang City. American vet finds peaceful home in Da Nang US army veteran returns to Vietnam to heal scars of war David Clark is seen sticking reflective tapes onto the bicycles of a passer-by in Da Nang City. — Photo cadn.com.vn His name is David Clark, an American war veteran who previously served his country in Da Nang. Now the city is his second home and a place where he helps heal the scars of war with modest but meaningful acts. By sticking reflective tape on the bicycles, the 70-year-old man expects to help bikers avoid traffic accidents at night. The tape is purchased and shipped to Vietnam from the US and each red strip costs about US$400, while silver piece costs $250, all paid for from Clark's savings and his friends’ support. The idea of providing free reflective tape to bikers occurred to Clark … [Read more...] about American veteran finds peace in his new life in Vietnam
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Quy Nhon City in Binh Dinh Province region, along with Da Nang and Nha Trang, is one of the three tourism hubs in Vietnam's south-central coastal region. Top destinations for a relaxing break in Quy Nhon Binh Dinh awakens to tourist potential Quy Nhon City in Binh Dinh Province is one of the three main tourism hubs in the south central coastal region, along with Da Nang and Nha Trang. — Photo dulich24.com.vn The city is blessed with a 42km long coastline, abundance seafood and diverse topography comprising mountains, forests, salt marshes, plains, lagoons, lakes, rivers, peninsulas and islands. Eo Gio is situated between two tall rocky cliffs that drop straight into the clear waters of the sea below, giving it a beautiful crescent shape. Ky Co Beach located on Nhon Ly Island, 25 km away and a 20-minute boat ride from Quy Nhon, is fondly known as the "Maldives of Viet Nam." Ky Co is surrounded by magnificent rocky mountains and the turquoise sea. The best time to visit … [Read more...] about Quy Nhon: the “Maldives of Viet Nam”
Economists and businesses all believe that developing the night-time economy will bring new opportunities to Vietnam. PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently asked relevant ministries and localities to study China's night economy policy. Nguyen Quoc Ky, chair of Vietravel Economists and businesses all believe that developing the night-time economy will bring new opportunities to Vietnam. I think Vietnam will not be able to retain foreign travelers, help locals earn more money and develop local economies if it doesn’t offer night tourism products. Phan Dinh Hue, director of Vong Tron Viet Travel Pham Trung Luong, deputy chair of the Vietnam Tourism Training Association Nguyen Cong Hoan, CEO of Hanoi Red Tours Dang Dong Ha, deputy director of Quang Binh Tourism Department Mai Lan Hue and Da Nang see drop in South Korean travelers There are signs showing a decline in number of travelers from South Korea, the biggest market for Thua Thien-Hue and Da Nang, the two … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam develop its night-time economy?
At the appeal trial (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Two former officers of the public security sector involved in the case of acquiring public properties and land in Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City had their jail sentences reduced at an appeal trial in Hanoi on June 13. The capital-based High-Level People’s Court reduced sentences for Phan Huu Tuan, former Deputy General Director at the Ministry of Public Security, from five years to four years; and Nguyen Huu Bach, former Deputy Director at the Ministry of Public Security, from five years to three years and six months after considering their role in the case. However, the court denied the appeal of Phan Van Anh Vu, also known as Vu “nhom”, and upheld his 15-year sentence for “abusing position and power while performing duties.” Vu is the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bac Nam 79 Construction Company, former Chairman of the Nova Bac Nam 79 Company and former Senior Lieutenant Colonel in … [Read more...] about Two former public security officers have jail sentences reduced
Phan Van Anh Vu (second row, centre), Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bac Nam 79 Construction JSC, at the trial on November 27 (Photo: VNA) HCM City (VNA) – Twenty-six defendants were brought to trial in Ho Chi Minh City on November 27 for their accused involvement in the loss of over 3.6 trillion VND (153.47 million USD) at the DongA Joint Stock Commercial Bank (DAB). Both Tran Phuong Binh (born in 1959, former General Director, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Chairman of the credit council of the DAB) and Tran Kim Xuyen (born in 1958, former General Director of the DAB) were prosecuted for “abusing position and power to appropriate assets” and “deliberately violating the State’s regulations on economic management, causing serious consequences”. Phan Van Anh Vu (also known as Vu “nhom”, born in 1975, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bac Nam 79 Construction JSC) and Pham Van Phuoc (born in 1962, former … [Read more...] about 26 stand trial for multi-trillion-VND loss at DongA Bank