The Hanoitimes - Featuring the untouched white sand of Bai Khem beach, idyllic sunsets, breathtaking scenery and favorable weather year-round, Phu Quoc is the emerging star of Vietnam’s tourism scene. Hanoi and Phu Quoc among the best destinations in Vietnam for western tourists Phu Quoc among world’s most popular places to visit in 2019 Pacific World names Phu Quoc among best destinations to look out for Travel Daily Media, a fast-growing online community dedicated to informing, connecting, and developing the world’s travel industry professionals, has listed five reasons why Phu Quoc will be the next big meetings, incentives, conferencing, exhibitions (MICE) destination. Phu Quoc island, Kien Giang province, Vietnam. A balance between the established and the secluded, the area is a national park, the hotel itself is a destination are a few of the reasons the article gives Phu Quoc visitors to take an adventure trip. The writer suggested Phu Quoc … [Read more...] about Why Phu Quoc will be the next big MICE destination?
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VietNamNet Bridge - The owners of Shopee, Lazada and Tiki, the best known e-commerce websites in Vietnam, all are foreigners. Jack Ma, president of Chinese Alibaba Group, once compared Vietnam’s e-commerce to a gold mine. The billionaire has become one of the first ‘miners’. Shopee is another e-commerce firm, with a part of its capital from China. Shopee is a subsidiary of SEA, headquartered in Singapore, the first technology firm in Southeast Asia that had an IPO on NYSE, raising $884 million worth of funds. RELATED NEWSVietnam’s e-commerce market sees many new arrivalsFreight forwarding companies see opportunities in e-commerceTrong Dat … [Read more...] about The foreign ‘big guys’ behind Vietnam’s online markets
Focusing on a highly intelligent but socially-awkward professor and his group of scientist friends, "Big Bang" was the biggest comedy ratings draw on broadcast television for years, winning 10 Emmys. — AFP PhotoViet Nam News LOS ANGELES — Award-winning ratings smash The Big Bang Theory will end with the finale of its 12th season in May next year, CBS said yesterday, lavishing praise on the long-running comedy. Focusing on a highly intelligent but socially-awkward professor and his group of scientist friends, Big Bang was the biggest comedy ratings draw on broadcast television for years, winning 10 Emmys. "We are forever grateful to our fans for their support of The Big Bang Theory during the past 12 seasons," CBS said in a statement released jointly with producers Warner Bros. Television and Chuck Lorre Productions. "We, along with the cast, writers and crew, are extremely appreciative of the show’s success and aim to deliver a final season, and series finale, … [Read more...] about Next season of ”Big Bang Theory” to be its last
And if you don’t, you soon will, joining millions around the globe who have watched videos of a man losing his sense of taste, met the voice-over actor of Mario, Nintendo’s most beloved video game character, and the Mysterious Homes of Firefly Forest. With between 11 million and 17 million views each, these are some of the most watched videos among thousands published on YouTube by the global media company specializing in telling cinematic stories. GBS (Great Big Story) also publishes on Facebook, Vimeo, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Prime Video and has mobile apps for iOS and Android. But there is a great big story about Great Big Story that has not been told yet; about a woman, the daughter of a Vietnamese refugee family, who is now the New York-based general manager of the company. This is Uyen Tieu’s story. Uyen Tieu, General Manager of Great Big Story. Photo acquired by VnExpress Finding a refuge Uyen’s father was a South Vietnamese soldier and her mother owned … [Read more...] about The Great Big Story about a Vietnamese-American woman
Almost unnoticed, ASEAN is emerging as big market with big potential for Vietnamese seafood, industry insiders say. Vietnam exported $612 million worth of seafood last year to ASEAN countries, 9.2 times the $66 million in 1998, two decades ago. Local media reports have cited the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) as saying that last year, Vietnam exported seafood to all nine countries in the regional bloc. Of these, Thailand, the Philippines and Singapore were the largest importers. Thailand bought $248 million worth of seafood from Vietnam last year, accounting for 40 percent of total export value to ASEAN countries. Seafood export to Thailand reflected the regional intake, multiplying nine times in the last 20 years. Philippines, in the second place, imported seafood worth $132 million, a 2,000-fold increase over the paltry $63,000 in 1999. Export of sea fish to ASEAN countries reached $289 million last year, making it Vietnam’s main seafood export … [Read more...] about ASEAN the next big fish for Vietnam’s seafood industry