June PMI surpassed 50 points

June PMI regained growth momentum, reaching 51.1 points, up 8.4 points from the previous month. For the first time, the number of new orders increased this year. Production of raw materials, inventories and employment still recorded negative growth. Purchasing managers believe that production will be restored next year. IHS Markit...

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Great experiences in wildlife park on Phu Quoc Island

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Ha Giang launches various programmes to stimulate tourism

Ca Mau to launch its first sea route on July 7

Ethnology museum offers attractive products for tourists

Vietnam serves 8,800 international tourist arrivals in June 2020

Quang Ninh received a cloth production project of over USD 200 million

Night at Hoa Lo Prison to offer unique experience

Hoa Lo Prison at night NDO – Visiting to Hoa Lo Prison in central Hanoi can be an experience like no other as the historic site is set to open at night starting from July 24, as part of the capital city’s tourism promotion programme. The initiative aims to arouse all the senses and emotions […] Read more »

Vietnam Airlines to open five new domestic routes

NDO – National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) announced on June 23 that it will introduce five new domestic routes connecting famous tourist cities in the country in July, including Da Nang – Phu Quoc / Thanh Hoa, Da Lat – Hue / Thanh Hoa, and Can Tho – Da Lat. >>> Vietnam Airlines launch […] Read more »

Flights between Japan and Vietnam to partially resume this week: Japanese FM

A flight operated by Vietnam Airlines departing from Japan lands at Van Don Airport in Quang Ninh Province on May 9, 2020, bringing 64 Japanese experts to Vietnam and repatriating 27 Vietnam passengers. (Photo: NDO/Quang Tho) NDO – Travel between Japan and Vietnam will partially resume this week, Japan’s Kyodo News quoted Japanese Foreign Minister […] Read more »

Sunlit valleys in Bac Ha town

In the locality, mountains and valleys are interwoven together, creating a vast space. NDO – Bac Ha town in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai is famous for its wonderful scenes where visitors can capture beautiful images in all corners. Bac Ha town is no stranger to visitors. The gardens of plum flowers and […] Read more »

Double-decker tour buses piloted in two more localities

An open-top double-decker bus passes the Vietnam Military History Museum in Hanoi. (Photo: NDO/Duy Linh) NDO – The Prime Minister has approved the piloting of open-top double-decker tour bus services in the two provinces of Binh Thuan and Ba Ria-Vung Tau. >>> Hanoi officially launches double-decker city tour service >>> Open double-decker bus debuts in […] Read more »

The unique “egg beach” in Vietnam

PANO - There is a beach that is famous for countless round stones like giant birds’ eggs. These stone eggs of either round or oval shapes are laid on each other. This is why the beach is called Da Trung (stone egg) Beach. Read more »

Vietnam Airlines launch new domestic air routes

Passengers on the flight from Hai Phong to Can Tho on the morning of June 22. (Photo: plo.vn) NDO – The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on June 22 officially launched three new routes connecting Can Tho with Buon Ma Thuot city (Dak Lak province), Vinh (Nghe An province) and Hai Phong city. The airline […] Read more »

Vibrant atmosphere returns to Hoi An’s Old Quarter following re-opening

Plenty of tourists have begun to visit the UNESCO-recognised ancient city of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam with the area reopening after suspending all activities for over two months as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic. Read more »

A spot of Cambodia in central Saigon

Existing for half a century, the traditional Cambodian market in Ho Chi Minh City has long attracted visitors with its authentic fare. Read more »

Launching the database system of supporting industries, processing and manufacturing

On June 19, the Ministry of Industry and Trade collaborated with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group, with funding from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and the Federal Bureau of Economic Affairs. Switzerland (SECO) organized “The opening ceremony of the database system of Vietnam’s processing, manufacturing and […] Read more »

Mang Thit – Kingdom of bricks and ceramics

PANO – Nestled on the banks of the poetic Co Chien River, the 100-year old brick and ceramic village of Mang Thit in the southern province of Vinh Long is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the province. Read more »

Measures to develop community-based tourism in Hanoi

Visitors learning the production of traditional silk in Van Phuc Silk Village (Photo: Dang Anh) NDO – With the support of the tourism sector and local authorities, many famous community-based tourism sties have been established, such as Duong Lam Ancient Village, Bat Trang Pottery Village and Dao Thuc Water Puppetry Village. Accordingly, the values of […] Read more »