Da Nang, Vietnam Newswire

Da Nang, Vietnam Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Da Nang, Vietnam.

Results 1 - 20 of 234 in Da Nang, Vietnam

  1. Vietnam 33 mins ago 3:56 p.m.Return to Vietnam Dispatch 8 and 9: Ho Chi Minh runs on 2 wheelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Feb. 1, 2017: WBIR 10News anchor John Becker gives us a first-hand look at how most people in ho chi minh city get around on a daily basis. Up early for a heavy travel day, our journey takes us further east but few will forget moments shared here in Da Nang.

    Comment?

  2. APEC Members Support APEC Year 2017's PrioritiesRead the original story

    Wednesday | Malaysian National News Agency

    Representatives from 21 member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum have shown their support for priorities proposed by Vietnam for APEC Year 2017 at a meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, on Tuesday, Vietnam News Agency reported. During the meeting, which was hosted by Vietnam's Permanent Delegation to the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation and other international organisations in Geneva, the delegates also discussed the agenda of APEC Year 2017 in Vietnam and Geneva.

    Comment?

  3. Legacy Salmon Creek official recounts harrowing journey to U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Columbian

    Hoa Ly's interest in medicine began as a 15-year-old diagnosed with dengue fever for the second time - a diagnosis that's fatal for about 30 percent of people. Hoa was taken to an overcrowded children's hospital in Vietnam.

    Comment?

  4. Book Review Gunmetal GrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Blackfive

    The following review is a special for BlackFive readers provided by Elise Cooper. You can read all of our book reviews and author interviews by clicking on the Books category link in the right side bar.

    Comment?

  5. Son Tra Mountain named VN national tourism siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Nation

    SON TRA Mountain in Vietnam will become a national tourism site that will host a luxury eco-tour resort complex by 2030, it was announced at a press conference on Wednesday. Ha Van Sieu, deputy head of the Vietnam National Tourism Administration, said the mountain, 600 metres above sea level and 10 kilometres from downtown Da Nang, would become a key destination along with World Heritage sites in Hoi An Town and the provinces of Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Binh, Binh Dinh and Phu Yen.

    Comment?

  6. First Breast Milk Bank Opens In VietnamRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Malaysian National News Agency

    The first-ever breast milk bank of Vietnam officially opened Friday at Maternity-Pediatrics Hospital in the country's central Da Nang city, reports China's Xinhua news agency, citing Vietnam News Agency . The bank will provide breast milk to support care and treatment for some 3,000-4,000 kids each year, reported Vietnam's state-run VNA.

    Comment?

  7. With Vietjet on deck, airline stocks could soar this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Nation

    AIRLINE stocks may ride a rising wave this year with the debut of budget airline Vietjet on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange later this month, in a scenario similar to the impact of Sabeco's 2016 listing on of beer stocks in general. Vietjet will put its entire 300 million shares on the HCM City bourse on February 28 at the starting price of VND91 per share in the first, most expected initial public offering in 2017, which values the low-cost carrier at US$1.2 billion .

    Comment?

  8. Joint venture to offer double-decker bus, airport transport services in VietnamRead the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | Xinhuanet

    A joint venture in Vietnam has been allowed to offer double-decker buses and airport transport services in seven cities and provinces whose tourism sectors are thriving. The Transport Ministry has agreed in principle to allow Hai Van, a transport joint venture between a Vietnamese firm and a Singaporean company, to offer the services on a trial basis in five years in Hanoi, Quang Nam, Da Nang, Thua Thien Hue, Lam Dong, Kien Giang and Ho Chi Minh City, daily newspaper Tien Phong reported on Tuesday.

    Comment?

  9. Vietnam launches logistics preparations for APEC 2017Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Xinhuanet

    Vietnam's Ministry of Public Security's General Department of Logistics-Engineering held here Friday a ceremony to launch preparations for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Year 2017. Speaking at the ceremony, Le Van Minh, department director, underscored the importance of logistics and technical capability to ensure the safety of the APEC meeting, reported the state-run news agency VNA.

    Comment?

  10. Vietnam 43 mins ago 12:14 a.m.Facing Ghosts: Finding clarity in Da NangRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    After finding clarity on a mountaintop in Vietnam, just up from China Beach, one veteran also found a group of children at an orphanage he is planning to help. "It was more than I could have hoped for," said Vollmer on a return visit to Da Nang for the first time since the war ended.

    Comment?

  11. Vietnam 32 mins ago 9:45 p.m.Facing Ghosts: Return to baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A hard charging Marine veteran of Vietnam returned to that country for the first time since the war and couldn't find any remnants of his old base north of Da Nang. "It's really frustrating.

    Comment?

  12. In 1992, Fandriches bring piano company to Port of GHRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Daily World

    A "city" of clay, toothpicks, sponges and paint depicts the bustling mill town of Aberdeen as it looked in 1887 in a model constructed by two junior high girls, Beverley Keegan and Loreen Sanders. For blueprints, the two girls studied history of Grays Harbor and consulted with J.H. Fuller, city treasurer, pioneer resident of the city.

    Comment?

  13. Vietnam to play friendly game with Chinese Taipei to prepare for Asian CupRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | Xinhuanet

    Vietnam's national football team will play a friendly match with Chinese Taipei on March 24, the Vietnam Football Federation said on Tuesday. The match, to be played either in the central city of Da Nang or the capital city of Hanoi, will act as a warm-up for the Vietnamese squad to realize its target of passing the third qualifying round of the 2019 Asian Cup.

    Comment?

  14. Vietnam 2 hour ago 6:05 p.m.Return to Vietnam Dispatch 6: Cu Chi TunnelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    John Becker goes inside the Cu Chi tunnels where many Vietnam veterans spent a lot of time during the war. In for heavy travel day up to Da Nang, but first the Veterans visited the underground network of tunnels and booby traps in the area of Cu Chi.

    Comment?

  15. Remembering the Battle of HueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | KERN-AM Bakersfield

    Fred Drew had been in Vietnam for seven months as a military advisor, spending much of his time in the historic city of Hue, when the North Vietnamese Army, along with collaborators in the south, launched Tet Offensive in 1968. Drew, who was a 21-year-old Army first lieutenant, recalled the anniversary of the 26-day battle, the longest of the Vietnam War, during an interview with Richard Beene on NEWSTALK 1180 KERN on Monday afternoon.

    Comment?

  16. Vietnam 1 hour ago 6:36 p.m.Return to Vietnam Dispatch 7: Da NangRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Jan. 30, 2017: A group of East Tennessee Vietnam veterans visiting Vietnam for the first time in nearly 50 years make a visit to the Marble Mountains in Da Nang. After a short hour flight to Da Nang, the group heads to Marble Mountain and the hidden secrets in the caves.

    Comment?

  17. What goes on aboard a Contiki tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | The New Zealand Herald

    In Vietnam, Eli Orzessek finds valuable booty, friends to help him navigate the bustling cities, crazy nights out and confronting relics of war. If I've learned one thing through group travel it's that as long as we're not playing sport - or talking about it - Kiwis and Aussies get along like a house on fire.

    Comment?

  18. LBJ's Personal BlowtorchRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | HistoryNet

    In the wake of the Communist Tet Offensive, LBJ's point man on pacification policy, Robert Komer, saw the opportunity to rebuild the programa if Washington and Saigon acted quickly. President Lyndon B. Johnson made Robert Komer his special assistant for Vietnam pacification policy in March 1966.

    Comment?

  19. Last Letter Home: The Story of Michael Momcilovich Jr.Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | HistoryNet

    A young pilot's letter to a newspaper columnist started a story that ended 45 years after he was killed. In May 1968, when Nancy's Vietnam Mailbag first ran in the Wilmington, Delaware, Journal, I received a letter from a Captain News Michael Momcilovich Jr. in Vietnam.

    Comment?

  20. 'Big Ears Three' and the Battle of Bien HoaRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 1 | HistoryNet

    A 19-year-old sentry assigned to a listening post at a U.S. air base gets caught in the crossfire during a Viet Cong attack. On January 29, 1968, the night sky above the sprawling Bien Hoa Air Base, where I was on sentry patrol, appeared to be on fire.

    Comment?