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What's the best thing about Saigon?
January 2, 2017 | 06:50 pm GMT+7
Tourists talk about what made them fall in love with Ho Chi Minh City, and what they will miss when they leave.
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California governor looks abroad for climate changes allies
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Looking for allies in the fight against climate change, California Gov. Jerry Brown heads to China this week in a push to build foreign support for carbon-cutting efforts that have found resistance in Washington.California will work with governments around the world to combat climate change even if President Donald Trump rolls back environmental regulations, Brown said in an interview with The Associated Press."It's important for the world to know that America is not… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
80 percent of Vietnam's small businesses ‘invisible’ on the internet: report
Laborers work at TAL Apparel Vietnam Garments factory in Vinh Phuc province, north of Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo by Reuters/Kham. A wave of digital technology has swept across Vietnam in recent years, but many Vietnamese companies have refused to sign up for the revolution. Tammy Phan, strategic partnership manager at Google, said that Vietnam currently has about 44-45 million internet users, and that figure is forecast to reach 82 million in 2020. These are good conditions for enterprises to apply… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
BUSINESS IN BRIEF 13/4
Outstanding farm produce at HCM City fairOutstanding farmers in HCM City and many other provinces are showcasing their products at a fair that opened at Lê Văn Tám Park in the city’s District 1 on Monday.The “Achievements of excellent farmers in the integration time - Urban agriculture and business matching in the south-eastern region 2017” fair features 300 booths, half of them set up by the farmers, provincial farmers associations and traditional craft villages.All outstanding farmers… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Deputy PM Dung inspects Tan Son Nhat airport overload
The deputy PM made the remark on August 11 as he visited Ho Chi Minh City’s airport to learn about its overload. According to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAA), passenger throughput at Tan Son Nhat Airport in the first half of 2016 reached 16 million, up 31% from the previous year, and could hit 31 million by the end of the year. The CAA predicts that the number of passengers will reach between 50 and 65 million in 2025. Tan Son Nhat Airport is designed to have a maximum annual… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Premier League: Pellegrini - Leicester just a flash in the pan
A title challenge from Leicester City is just a flash in the pan, says Manuel Pellegrini, but he feels La Liga can learn from England. . View photo A title challenge from Leicester City is just a flash in the pan, says Manuel Pellegrini, but he feels La Liga can learn from England. Leicester City will not be able to maintain their place at the top of the Premier League long term because they do not have enough money, says Manuel Pellegrini.Having narrowly escaped relegation last season, a… chat_bubble_outline Read More...