Viet Nam should develop a gambling industry to boost tourism

Viet Nam should develop a gambling industry to boost tourism

If Viet Nam legalises sports betting, billions of dollars could be recouped for the country and help boost tourism post-COVID-19.

Singapore eases quarantine regulations for travellers from Viet Nam

Singapore eases quarantine regulations for travellers from Viet Nam

Singapore has announced that all incoming travellers entering Singapore from 23:59 on June 17 will not have to serve 14-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN) at dedicated facilities if they had remained in Viet Nam in the last 14 consecutive days prior to their entry.

Nature-based development is a sustainable pathway for Viet Nam

Nature-based development is a sustainable pathway for Viet Nam

Caitlin Wiesen* UNDP Resident Representative As we celebrate World Environment Day, this year’s theme: “Time for Nature,” could not be more vital. It is a reminder for all of us that nature is the essential foundation for life on earth.

How to revive Viet Nam’s tourism industry?

How to revive Viet Nam’s tourism industry?

“Safe haven tourism” is one way for Viet Nam to maximise tourism revenues while minimising risks posed by COVID-19 pandemic, according to investment fund VinaCapital.

Vietnamese encouraged to travel within Viet Nam

Vietnamese encouraged to travel within Viet Nam

A programme calling on Vietnamese citizens to travel to domestic tourism attractions has been launched by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as part of efforts to stimulate domestic tourism as social distancing measures are eased.

Rare primate returned to nature in Tuyen Quang

Rare primate returned to nature in Tuyen Quang

A rare primate was released in Phieng Bung Natural Reserve in Nang Kha Commune, Na Hang District of the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang today.

Viet Nam plastic waste problem goes from bad to worse

Viet Nam plastic waste problem goes from bad to worse

Vietnamese per capita plastic waste is the third highest in Southeast Asia after increasing more than 10-fold in the last three decades.

Workshop discusses climate change in Viet Nam, Taiwan

Workshop discusses climate change in Viet Nam, Taiwan

An international workshop, titled ‘Climate Change and Agriculture: Status, Impact, Adaptation, Insurance in Vietnam and Taiwan’ has been held in Hanoi.

Viet Nam’s tallest Buddha statue a top travel photo

Viet Nam’s tallest Buddha statue a top travel photo

A Guanyin statue in the central city of Da Nang is among the best travel photos of the year in a CNN listing.

Essence lists must-try things to explore Viet Nam

Essence lists must-try things to explore Viet Nam

Everyone knows that Southeast Asia is a traveler’s dream. Not only does the region boast amazing sites and adventures, but it is also affordable.