— Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong thanked the government and people of Vietnam for having donated medical supplies to his country during phone talks to discuss bilateral and multilateral cooperation between the two countries amid the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Friday. … [Read more...] about Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — May 30
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In an apparent chicken and egg situation, many Vietnamese producers have reportedly postponed the premiere of their summer movies, as they do not want their pictures to hit almost-empty cinema halls only to bring in meager revenues. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese cinemas remain empty as industry awaits post-pandemic rebound
A toy spider made from recycled materials by Luu Chung Nghia is seen in this photo. Photo: Duong Lieu / Tuoi Tre “Some models only take me 15 minutes to complete but others can take up to a day or even a week to finish. The face takes up the most time to bring to life as plastic and aluminum are not easy materials to work with,” Nghia shared. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese man makes toy animals from waste
After making their order at a stall on Hai Ba Trung Street, the couple sat down on the other side of the street under the shade in front of Le Van Tam Park and waited for a waiter who carried a tray full of green papaya salad portions weaving his way through the traffic to serve the food to eaters. … [Read more...] about Pig brain in crab soup: Kiwi couple recalls ‘spectacular’ food memory in Vietnam
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?