Da Nang posts traffic offenders’ license plates on official Facebook page International

Police are looking to name and shame people online because it’s taking too long to issue tickets. Da Nang’s Police Department announced on Thursday that it will start posting the license plates of vehicles caught on camera violating traffic regulations on its official Facebook page, an additional reminder to offenders besides issuing tickets. […]

Companies that hire unlicensed tour guides should face heavy fines: minister International

By VnExpress  &nbspJune 14, 2017 | 04:00 pm GMT+7 Unregistered guides have been accused of taking advantage of Vietnam’s recent tourism boom. Unlicensed tour guides are continuing to operate in some of Vietnam’s most popular tourist destinations such as Khanh Hoa, Da Nang and Quang Ninh, Vietnamese Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism […]

New Chinese cruise liner to sail to top Vietnam destinations this summer International

A new luxury cruise ship will start bringing tourists from the southern Chinese region of Guangxi to resort towns in central Vietnam in late August. The 24,500-ton ship can carry 960 passengers, Xinhua reported. Destinations include Da Nang and Nha Trang, two of the most famous beach towns in central Vietnam. The new service will […]

Da Nang tops administrative reform index for 5th year International

Hanoi jumps to the top three while Ho Chi Minh City takes a big slide down the ranking. Da Nang, the poster city of central Vietnam, has once again topped the Public Administration Reform Index, a national ranking that monitors the performance of ministries and provincial governments. The index, released by the Ministry of Home […]

Australian warship to pay five-day visit to central Vietnam International

The HMAS Ballarat of the Royal Australian Navy will be visiting Vietnam this weekend. The port call is expected to bolster military ties and cooperative relations. An Australian warship will be making a five-day visit to the central city of Da Nang in a bid to strengthen ties between Vietnam and Australia, according to an […]

Fireworks fest continues in central Vietnam with mesmerizing shows International

The Orchestra: Presented by Banh Mi Productions Hanoi Rock City, 27/52 To Ngoc Van Str., Tay Ho District, Hanoi 07:30 pm, Thu 18 May 2017 Art exhibition: ‘A Present Retrospective’ Work Room Four, 24th floor, Packexim Building, lane 15, An Duong Vuong St, Tay Ho District, Hanoi 06:30 pm, Fri 19 May 2017 DJ Hardwell […]

Endangered langurs safe for now after resort project put on hold in central Vietnam International

Authorities in Vietnam’s central city of Da Nang are reviewing the plan for a controversial construction project on a peninsula to the north of the city that is home to a large population of endangered langurs. The project had received government approval but has drawn strong public opposition. Mayor Huynh Duc Tho has ordered the […]

Endangered langurs are safe for now after resort project put on hold in central Vietnam International

Authorities in Vietnam’s central city of Da Nang are reviewing the plan for a controversial construction project on a peninsula to the north of the city that is home to a large population of endangered langurs. The project had received government approval but has drawn strong public opposition. Mayor Huynh Duc Tho has ordered the […]

Nature gets steamrollered by Vietnam’s endless pursuit of tourist money International

The otherwise placid, impoverished Phu Yen was catapulted into becoming the country’s tourism hotspot last year after being featured in one of the biggest Vietnamese films of all time. Just recently, the coastal central province has grabbed headlines again. In what appears to be a helter-skelter rush to boost tourism, Phu Yen authorities have given […]