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?
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In the list of 154 models subject to registration fee adjustment under Decision No.452/QD-BTC effective from April 3 on adjusting registration fees for automobiles and motorbikes, registration fees for passenger cars or cars with less than nine seats were 12 per cent in eight provinces and cities (Hanoi, Quang Ninh, Haiphong, Lao Cai, Cao Bang, Lang Son, Son La, and Can Tho), while it is 11 per cent in Ha Tinh and 10 per cent in Ho Chi Minh City, Danang, and other cities. The charge is now 7.2 per cent for a pickup truck in the first group of cities/provinces, 6.6 per cent in Ha Tinh, and 6 per cent in other cities. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES MAY 30
Stressing that participating in U.N. peacekeeping operations is in line with Vietnam’s policy of not getting engaged in disputes, military combat, and management over people, but maintaining peace, General Vinh said that the sending of Vietnamese peacekeepers to U.N. peacekeeping missions demonstrates the country’s responsibility towards the international community. It also aims to protect the Fatherland in peacetime to ensure the national interests, avoid conflicts and prevent wars. “Partaking in such operations, we can ask for our interests,” said General Vinh. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese peacekeepers contribute to peace in the world to defend the country
Nguyễn Thu Huệ graduated from the Việt Nam Dance Academy and signed for the Việt Nam National Opera and Ballet Theatre (VNOB) in 2012. She won first prize at the competition for “talented students from the cultural and arts schools nationwide”. She has performed solo in Chopiana, Giselle and Nutcracker. Huệ marked a milestone in her career with the roles of the white and black swans in the famous Swan Lake, which was reproduced by the VNOB after being absent from the Vietnamese stage for 35 years. Recently she was ranked in the “Top 30 Under 30” list in 2020 by Forbes Vietnam magazine for her significant contributions to the arts. Huệ shares with Hạnh Nguyễn and Quỳnh Hoa her love for dancing. … [Read more...] about Determination pays off for village girl
Furthermore, the risk from sour loans are substantial. Although lenders are much stronger now since they have built up capital under acute regulatory scrutiny such as Basel II, many are still wondering if the buffers will be big enough. Specifically, some lenders, such as Agribank, Kien Long Bank, and Viet Capital Bank, are still nowhere to be found in the Basel II race. … [Read more...] about Consumers risk higher defaults amid lending sector fluctuation