Vietnam launches tourism flights with Bell 505 Jet Ranger X

Vietnam launches tourism flights with Bell 505 Jet Ranger X
VIETNAM

Bell, a Textron Inc. company, announced May 13 that Northern Vietnam Helicopter Company (VNH North), a subsidiary of state-owned helicopter operator Vietnam Helicopter Corporation, has launched the first ever helicopter tourism flights with the Bell 505 in Vietnam’s iconic Ha Long Bay.

Viettel, Ericsson make first 5G call in Vietnam

Viettel, Ericsson make first 5G call in Vietnam
VIETNAM

Telecom giant Viettel and Sweden’s Ericsson Group on Friday successfully conducted the first call using fifth generation (5G) technology in Vietnam.

17 reasons to visit Vietnam, one of the last communist countries on the planet

17 reasons to visit Vietnam, one of the last communist countries on the planet
VIETNAM

Vietnam has extended its visa-waiver scheme for another three years, making it easier for travellers from the UK - as well as France, Germany, Spain and Italy - to visit the Southeast Asian nation.

Who was eliminated on The Amazing Race last night? Season 31 cast travels to Vietnam

Who was eliminated on The Amazing Race last night? Season 31 cast travels to Vietnam
VIETNAM

Last night, The Amazing Race cast spent a lot of time on a leg in Vietnam. It was an exciting episode with a lot of drama surrounding getting cabs after each stop.

Blackstone to acquire Vietnamese nickel project

Blackstone to acquire Vietnamese nickel project
VIETNAM

After a period of relative quiescence, ASX listed and battery metal focussed small cap explorer Blackstone Minerals has burst back into life securing an option to acquire 90% of the prospective Ta Khoa nickel project in Vietnam, including the mothballed Ban Phuc underground nickel mine.

US$12 back-alley pho that’s big enough for two at Saigon Pho in North Point, Hong Kong

US$12 back-alley pho that’s big enough for two at Saigon Pho in North Point, Hong Kong
VIETNAM

The generous serving of speciality pho at Saigon Pho comes with six kinds of beef toppings. The cooked beef brisket was tender, and the broth light A banh mi sandwich was substantial enough to make a summer meal on its own

Vietnam becomes an accelerator for startups

Vietnam becomes an accelerator for startups
VIETNAM

TRUONG Trong Toai, a graduate of the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, started Robot3T at the end of 2014 to turn the dream of a “Made in Vietnam robot” into reality.

Vietnam Economy Stable So Far this Year

Vietnam Economy Stable So Far this Year
VIETNAM

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc reported here that the main indicators of the national macroeconomy performed well in the first four months of 2109.

Buffett-owned footwear maker moves output from China to Vietnam

Buffett-owned footwear maker moves output from China to Vietnam
VIETNAM

Brooks Running fears US tariffs on shoes will surge to 45% as trade talks grind on

Vietnam Airlines to float on Ho Chi Minh stock exchange

Vietnam Airlines to float on Ho Chi Minh stock exchange
VIETNAM

Vietnam Airlines will float shares on the Ho Chi Minh stock exchange for the first time on May 7th.

Garuda Indonesia named world's most punctual airline

Garuda Indonesia named world's most punctual airline
Asia

UK-based air travel intelligence company OAG named Garuda Indonesia the most punctual airline.

China's ancient city that's luring expats

China's ancient city that's luring expats
Asia

Nanjing offers a different pace than bustling Beijing or futuristic Shanghai, but one that newcomers are happy to embrace for the peaceful trade-offs.

Pilot in Myanmar lands plane without front wheels

Pilot in Myanmar lands plane without front wheels
Asia

A Myanmar pilot safely landed a jet without front wheels after the landing gear failed to deploy.

Being shy is not necessarily a bad thing for cats

Being shy is not necessarily a bad thing for cats
Animals

Two weeks ago, I stepped out of the house to talk to Swooner and Charlie, only to discover two men in a van sent by the local council trying to take our pet cats. It caused an uproar in our community, and sparked ongoing discussions with various parties.

Bear Gifts Deer Bones To Guard Dog In Exchange Of Being Allowed Access To This Man’s Trash

Bear Gifts Deer Bones To Guard Dog In Exchange Of Being Allowed Access To This Man’s Trash
Animals

Famous kingpin Pablo Escobar said, “Everyone has a price, the important thing is to find out what it is,” and apparently for one man’s guard dog his price was some deer bones. In a tweet that has since gone viral @JesseNeon shared with the internet that, the animal that is supposed to be mans’ best friend, was in fact not as loyal as he thought.

Kitten Destroys Owner’s Earphones, Returns With Snake As Replacement

Kitten Destroys Owner’s Earphones, Returns With Snake As Replacement
Animals

Look, let’s face it: animals are cute, especially when they’re babies. Kittens, puppies, rabbits, chicks – you name it, they’re cute.

From the Alps to Vietnam, Forbes Travel Guide's New Five-Star Hotels

From the Alps to Vietnam, Forbes Travel Guide's New Five-Star Hotels
VIETNAM

The galaxy of five-star hospitality added several new constellations this year as Forbes Travel Guide announced its 2019 Star Award winners—the 61st annual list of the world’s finest hotels, restaurants and spas.

Vinci and Acciona win Vietnam wastewater plant

Vinci and Acciona win Vietnam wastewater plant
VIETNAM

A consortium of Vinci and Acciona has won a €200m (£172m) contract for a wastewater treatment plant in Vietnam.

Samsung donates thermal imaging cameras to firefighters in Vietnam

Samsung donates thermal imaging cameras to firefighters in Vietnam
VIETNAM

Samsung Electronics has donated 300 IGNIS thermal imaging cameras to firefighters in Vietnam in a bid to help improve efficiency and safety in fire prevention and rescue activities there.

Flying high: Vietnam hot-air balloon fest woos enthusiasts

Flying high: Vietnam hot-air balloon fest woos enthusiasts
VIETNAM

Rainbow-colored hot air balloons ferried giddy visitors over Vietnam's ancient city of Hue on Sunday for a festival organizers hope will kickstart a passion for flying in the tourist hotspot.

Vietnam To Host Vesak, an International Tribute to Buddha

Vietnam To Host Vesak, an International Tribute to Buddha
VIETNAM

Some 20,000 national and foreign delegates, including several Heads of State, will participate in the festivities on Vesak, a day of tribute to Buddha whose celebration the United Nations entrusted Vietnam this year.

The Sun (City) Rises In Vietnam

The Sun (City) Rises In Vietnam
VIETNAM

Hot on the heels of becoming the majority shareholder in Russian Integrated Resort operator Summit Ascent Holdings, Suncity Group revealed their plans for Vietnam.

LG shifts smartphone production from South Korea to Vietnam

LG shifts smartphone production from South Korea to Vietnam
VIETNAM

Company tries to stem 4 years of red ink by moving production to low-wage country

This Is What the 2020 Vietnam Grand Prix Could Look Like

This Is What the 2020 Vietnam Grand Prix Could Look Like
VIETNAM

n 2020, which is somehow next year instead of the date typed on a screen in an apocalyptic movie, Formula One plans to have a new street race in Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi—if those plans don’t wither away, as they’re known to do in F1. Either way, F1 is already simulating what the circuit could look like.

The feature-packed Galaxy A70 goes on sale in Vietnam

The feature-packed Galaxy A70 goes on sale in Vietnam
VIETNAM

Samsung launched the Galaxy A70, an upper-mid-range smartphone, on March 26. The device boasts a number of premium features, such as 25 watt super fast charging, 32MP rear and front cameras, and an in-display fingerprint sensor. Having made its way through India, China, and a few other markets, this feature-packed smartphone has now been launched in Vietnam.

Vietjet Celebrates Inaugural Flights Between Phu Quoc and Hong Kong

Vietjet Celebrates Inaugural Flights Between Phu Quoc and Hong Kong
VIETNAM

Vietjet has officially launched its new service between Phu Quoc and Hong Kong, making it the first airline to operate the direct services between the two destinations, contributing positively to the promotion of air travel and trade between Vietnam and Hong Kong as well as across the region.