Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Travel Newswire

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  1. HIV self-testing launched in VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 27 | Thanh Nein News

    US Ambassador Ted Osius and his husband Clayton Bond join Vietnamese government officials and celebrities to demonstrate how to do the HIV self-test in Ho Chi Minh City on August 26, 2016. Photo credit: Phuong Nguyen/USAID Vietnamese health officials and the US Embassy on Friday launched the HIV self-testing service, the first of its kind in Vietnam, in Ho Chi Minh City.


  2. Two men polishing shoes for a foreign tourist in HCMC. Photo: Trac RinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | Thanh Nein News

    A 15-strong gang has been scamming tourists in downtown Ho Chi Minh City by shining their shoes without being asked before demanding an extortionate amount of money, threatening those who do not pay, a Thanh Nien investigation has found. On August 11 for instance, two foreign men were sitting on a bench in September 23rd Park when two men suddenly approached them and polished their shoes without saying a word.


  3. Kiwi holidaymakers recount 'horrific' Jetstar experience on trip to VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | Stuff.co.nz

    Wellington social workers Leah Sikorski and Charlotte McCorkindale had taken advantage of a deal the airline was offering in January for return flights to Vietnam. The pair were set to depart from Auckland on the morning of July 31, and arranged to fly up the previous night and stay in a hotel.


  4. STR: Asia Pacific hotel performance for July 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | Hospitality Net

    Hotels in the Asia Pacific region recorded mostly positive results in the three key performance metrics when reported in U.S. dollar constant currency, according to July 2016 data from STR . Compared with July 2015, the Asia Pacific region reported a 2.8% increase in occupancy to 72.1%.


  5. Hanoi lets bars, restaurants stay open longer to boost tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Thanh Nein News

    Hanoi has decided to allow restaurants and bars in the downtown Hoan Kiem District to stay open through 2 a.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, easing a midnight curfew that has somewhat diminished the city's thriving nightlife. Officials said at a meeting Wednesday that the new hours will take effect from the beginning of September, and may be applied to weekdays after the trial phase.


  6. Swans clip Eagles' wings with revenge victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Pnompenh Post

    The Cambodian Eagles went down to the Vietnam Swans in an even game in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday. Photo supplied Vietnam Swans defeated the visiting Cambodian Eagles 57-48 in the second of the Cannonball Run Games and the fourth match of the season in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday.


  7. Article: How Do Vietnam's Consumers Shop Online?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | EMarketer

    Online shopping is experiencing a period of dramatic growth in Vietnam. eMarketer forecasts the country's retail ecommerce sales will grow by more than 20% per year through 2017 to reach $2.08 billion.


  8. Vietnamese man accused of attacking airport employeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Thanh Nein News

    Police in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai are investigating a man accused of attacking an airport employee after his girlfriend was not allowed to check in for a flight due to her late arrival. A police statement said Nguyen Ngoc Tu, 21, and his girlfriend arrived at Pleiku Airport on Saturday.


  9. 'I'm a people person, I don't want to work in front of computer'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Independent.ie

    Donnchadh O'Sullivan wanted to be able to tailor-make his own degree when he went to university. The level of choice offered in the four-year International Business in the University of Limerick gave him the opportunity to do just that.


  10. Singapore's Keppel Land sees China home sales rising on big-city demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Reuters

    Aug 19 Singapore's Keppel Land, the real estate arm of conglomerate Keppel Corp, sees sales of its homes in China rising this year compared to last year, its CEO said, helped by a focus on larger cities where demand has been strong. China is Keppel Land's biggest residential market and is gaining in importance to the conglomerate.


  11. US supports HIV/AIDS response in VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Thanh Nein News

    The US Agency for International Development has awarded a five-year grant to the Center for Promotion of Quality of Life in Vietnam to strengthen community-led approaches to HIV prevention, care and treatment. The USAID Enhanced Community HIV Link - Southern project, implemented in Ho Chi Minh City, aims to deliver effective HIV/AIDS services to men who have sex with men and people living with HIV, the US Embassy in Hanoi said in a statement.


  12. Vietjet set to resume flights to Siem ReapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Pnompenh Post

    A VietJet Air plane prepares to take off on Hanoi's Noi Bai International airport earlier this year. Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP Vietnamese budget airline VietJet will re-launch flights to Cambodia at the end of October following a six-month halt in the service due to unspecified market issues, an aviation official said yesterday.


  13. Sights set on VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Advocate

    Vietnam: Grade nine students Jackson Beattie and Jake Degroot will be a part of a school group heading to Vietnam. Picture: Brodie Weeding A group of Penguin students will venture into a remote Vietnamese village next month to build a house for a family in need.


  14. Hanoi allows old diggers to Long Tan for 50th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The New Zealand Herald

    Vietnamese authorities are now allowing access to the Long Tan cross for today's anniversary commemorations, but the main ceremony will not go ahead. The Australian Government said this morning Hanoi was now allowing travel to the area but under very strict conditions, including travelling in small groups staggered throughout the day and a media ban.


  15. Photo Campaign To Boost Vietnam's TourismRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Malaysian National News Agency

    A photo campaign entitled "Super Selfie" has been launched with a view of promoting Vietnam's landscapes and boosting tourism, Vietnam News Agency reports. Organised by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism and VNTRIP Company, the campaign will run until the end of this year at iconic places in localities such as West Lake in Hanoi, Nguyen Hue Street in Ho Chi Minh City and My Khe beach in Da Nang.


  16. Japan consortium to build $303-mln shopping mall under metro stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Thanh Nein News

    A graphic image of a 45,000-square-meter shopping mall under the Ben Thanh station of Ho Chi Minh City's first metro line. Photo credit: Dau Tu Ho Chi Minh City has reportedly sought the central government's permission to partner with a consortium of Japanese investors to build a shopping mall beneath a metro station at a projected cost of more than VND6.86 trillion .


  17. New book 'Cities that Think Like Planets' imagines urban regions resilient to changeRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 14 | Las Vegas Newstrip

    Marina Alberti is a professor in the Department of Urban Design and Planning, which is part of the University of Washington College of Built Environments. Alberti directs the college's Urban Ecology Research Laboratory and the Graduate School's interdisciplinary doctoral program in urban design and planning.


  18. 11 things this Scottish woman learned when she cycled through VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | Sunday Herald

    The ambitious pair planned to cycle from Ho Chi Minh City all the way to Hanoi. After a few hiccups and bike break-downs, things took a turn for the worse when Ms Hobbs contracted dengue fever, a virus transmitted by mosquitos, and was bed ridden for over a week.


  19. Chasing a movie on the mighty MekongRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | Stuff.co.nz

    The mighty big river resembled "an immense snake uncoiled, with its head in the sea, its body resting curving afar over a vast country, and its tail lost in the depths of the land". But what could scream Apocalypse Now , the Vietnam war-era cinema classic based on Conrad's novel, more than an eight-day cruise up the Mekong River? The cruise, beginning in Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon, and finishing deep in the heart of Cambodia, certainly resonates with the broad theme of the novel and the movie.


  20. Traffic congestion on the entrance of Ho Chi Minh City's Tan Son Nhat Airport. Photo: Bach DuongRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | Thanh Nein News

    Senior central officials flew in from Hanoi Thursday for a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City to discuss solutions to easing the overload on Tan Son Nhat Airport. Even before landing, many of them faced the problem they needed to urgently fix in the southern metro's airport.