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Hon Kho – wonderful peaceful island getaway spot
Hon Kho is one of the Cham Islands, a cluster of islets located near the city of Hoi An in Quang Nam Province.
The Cham Islands are recognised as a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.
The Cham Islands collectively are comprised of eight separate islets that have a combined population of 3,000.
The island of Hon Kho is an historical and cultural relic treasure chest.
Architecture structures of the Viet and Cham peoples here date back hundreds of years.
The island is attractive to visitors thanks to year-round cool weather and its diverse flora and fauna.
The coral reefs in the marine area of the island have received world acclaim and are listed in the World Red Book of Endangered Species.
Many visitors come here to relax, go snorkelling, discover the life of local people and enjoy the unspoilt beauty of the island.
To keep the environment green and clean, the local inhabitants of Hon Kho have gotten together to protect the island.
They know that if they don’t protect the island it will ruin not only the coral reefs but their livelihoods.
Therefore, leaders of the island of Hon Khosay they are determined to protect the environment.
Gov’t OKs three special economic zones
The Government has approved a plan to build three special economic zones (SEZs) to spearhead the country’s growth and exploit local advantages to impel growth there. The SEZs, to be built in the coastal districts of Van Don (in the northern province of Quang Ninh), Van Phong (in the central province of Khanh Hoa) and Phu Quoc Island (in the southern province of Kien Giang), will pilot key new economic and administrative policies before they are applied nation-wide to develop the maritime… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
London duo look to compound Manchester City's Premier League pain
London (AFP) - North London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur will both have the chance to pile the pressure on Pep Guardiola by leapfrogging his Manchester City side at the top of the Premier League table on Saturday.The Gunners, level on points with City, are at home to struggling Middlesbrough while Spurs, a point behind, travel to Bournemouth.City, still smarting from Wednesday's 4-0 Champions League loss away to manager Guardiola's former club Barcelona, are not in action again until… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Vietnam needs safe herbal products
Workers inspect herbs at a pharmaceutical centre in the central Phu Yen province. (Photo HEVELTAS Vietnam) Hanoi (VNA) - A campaign was launched in Hanoi on October 28 aiming to raise the awareness of the importance of safe herbal products. The pharmaceutical sector in Vietnam is in dire straits as 80 percent of herbal medicines consumed in the country each year are imported, most of them illegally, said Truong Quoc Cuong, head of the Drug Administration of Vietnam at a conference on drug… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
The seven-layer Ta Ngao Waterfall
To reach this glorious location you have to travel about 20 kilometers from the center of Bao Loc City, make a right to Dai Binh T Junction and go straight to Ta Ngao Commune, Loc Thanh District.The first thing you notice is the pristine beauty of the waterfall. It is almost untouched as it is not a popular site, so the area still retains its primitive charm and gives travelers a feeling that they are pioneers discovering a lost city.After passing through the pine forest, tourists will face a… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Hanoi’s cuisine to boost tourism
VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Noi has long been well known for its simple but subtle cuisine. The city’s Tourism Authority is tapping into its profound culinary traditions to promote tourism. Do Dinh Hong, the Director of Ha Noi Tourism Department, speaks to Kinh te & Do Thi newspaper (Economic and Urban Affairs) about this issue. Do Dinh Hong, the Director of Ha Noi Tourism Department. — Photo hanoimoi.com.vn What do you think about the potential of making use of Ha Noi’s cuisine to promote the… chat_bubble_outline Read More...