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Oriental medicine tours a hit in HCM City
Hundreds of Oriental medicine stores on the streets of Luong Nhu Học, Trieu Quang Phuc and Hai Thuong Lan Ong in Cho Lon (Chinatown) in HCM City’s District 5 provide Oriental medicine and herbal materials to traditional medicine clinics and consumers in the southern region.
Traditional medicine physician Nguyen Thi Le takes the pulse of a German tourist at Thien Phuc Duong Traditional Medicine Clinic on Trieu Quang Phuc Street.
Most domestic Oriental medicine and herbals are easily found at this Oriental medicine retail market. Many rare medicines and herbals are imported from China, Laos, Cambodia and South Korea.
As part of the city’s efforts to diversify tourism products, tours to these streets with more than 120 businesses and manufacturers of Oriental medicine as well as traditional medicine clinics will be launched this year.
The tours include renowned tourist attractions in Cho Lon such as Thien Hau Temple, Binh Tay Market and houses built in the early 19th century.
E-commerce is the future, and retailers of all sizes are joining in
Foreign retailers are geared toward Vietnam’s e-commerce to take the lead in the market. Japanese retail giant Aeon has officially joined the e-commerce bandwagon in Vietnam through its website on January 1.The new website, AeonEshop.com, is designed as a business to consumer (B2C) platform, with the majority of products imported from Japan.AeonEshop plans to start operation in Ho Chi Minh City and later expand its delivery reach throughout Vietnam in the future. The site is expected to… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Saigontourist presents Tet tour programs
VietNamNet Bridge – Countryside markets, flower villages and fruit farms are among the bustling places in the upcoming Tet holiday (Lunar New Year). Saigontourist Travel Service Co. is offering tours called “Traveling before Tet, bringing spring to home.” A view of Sa Dec flower village The tours especially target overseas Vietnamese who want to recall their memories of the countryside. Those short tours costing from only VND679,000 are ideal choices for those who want to travel to the… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Amazing places for wedding photos in northern Vietnam
If you’re dedicated to wedding photography in the northern mountain provinces of Vietnam, these flattering places below will never disappoint you. Mu Cang Chai in Yen Bai Province With its spectacular natural scenery, Mu Cang Chai has become a romantic location for wedding photos Hang Dong commune is a rooftop of Son La province with an altitude of over 2,000 m The best time to go to Hang Dong is from November to the end of March, when the cold air and humidity are at their peak. Sapa… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Con Dao in the past and present
These pictures about the past and present Con Dao will give readers an authentic look as well as the history of the famous island in Ba Ria - Vung Tau province. A corner of 914 Pier, which was built in 1873 by prisoners. 914 is the number of prisoners who died during the construction process. Through hundreds of yearsmany places in Con Dao have not changed a lot. ... On the way to Ben Dam. Many old buildings are preserved but they are now used for other purposes. For example, the… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Real Madrid aiming to add Club World Cup title to honors
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Real Madrid will be seeking to keep alive its chances of a unique quadruple title haul when it travels to Japan for the Club World Cup from Dec. 8-18.Madrid is trying to become the first team to win the Champions League, Spanish league, Spain's Copa del Rey and the Club World Cup in the same season. It leads the Spanish league, is through to the knockout stage of the Champions League and is alive in the Copa del Rey.The tournament kicks off on Thursday in Yokohama with… chat_bubble_outline Read More...