Hanoi (VNA) - The Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) will host a walking tour to discover the Ba Dinh area and the ‘French Colonial Quarter’ on April 20. This English-speaking walking tour gives an overview of the changes to Hanoi that started in the French period (1869-1954). The tour will touch on the development of the education system, town planning and architecture and other aspects of past and present Hanoi. Starting at Chu Van An School (established by the French and now one of the oldest high schools in Indochina), tourists will make their way to Hanoi’s iconic Ba Dinh Square and focus on a few of the Government buildings in the area, including the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam – formerly the Lycee Albert Sarrault High School, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Then along Chua Mot Cot street and strolling the surrounding avenues passing former villas now home to embassies, the walk will take tourists to Dien Bien Phu street and … [Read more...] about Walking tour helps visitors discover Hanoi
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The ferry service had originally been scheduled for launch in April. It was then rescheduled to debut on September 2 to meet growing travel demand during the National Day holiday but continued to be delayed until October due to the country's second coronavirus outbreak. … [Read more...] about New HCMC-Vung Tau ferry service to be launched next month
Quang Nam (VNA) – The National Conference on Tourism 2020 themed "Linking, Action and Development" took place in the central province of Quang Nam on November 28, focusing on solutions to recover the tourism industry amid difficulties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. During the conference, representatives of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) gave forecasts on new trends in tourism demand in the region and the adaptability of the Vietnamese tourism sector. Meanwhile, representatives from travel firms proposed strategic measures to raise competitiveness of the tourism industry during and after the pandemic, as well as policies to accelerate restructuring of the sector post-COVID-19 pandemic. They discussed how to speed up digital transformation in tourism development as well as proposed cooperation models among investors to further enhance tourism promotion in the coming time. Addressing the event, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam asked for doubling efforts to … [Read more...] about Measures sought to revive tourism sector amid COVID-19
With the largest population in the country, the city is the nation’s economic locomotive but is facing many challenges, including pollution. About 1,300 factories in 18 industrial parks and 3,000 small- and large-scale production establishments outside industrial parks operate in the city. … [Read more...] about City reaches 12 of 18 pollution-reduction goals
The working group will also work on policies to give incentives to enterprises which make investment in manufacturing car parts. There will also be preferential credit packages for automobile supporting industries (car part manufacturing) and for buyers of domestically-made cars. … [Read more...] about When will taxes be lowered to reduce automobile prices?