Unstandardised design technologies are to blame for the frequent problems afflicting the Asia Gateway Pacific (AAG) internet cable system which connects Vung Tau to Hong Kong, according to the General Director of FPT Telecom, Nguyen Van Khoa.
Five years after the first electric cars aka golf carts were brought into Hanoi to, erm, cart tourists around the clogged up streets of the city’s Old Quarter, so in April Ho Chi Minh City is also going to get the golf cart makeover.
The New York Times recently named its top “52 Places to Go in 2015”. Headlining the list were perennial travel meccas Milan, Cuba, and Philadelphia (wait…what?), but #43 will likely inspire the most applause in Vietnam.
With sharks inconveniently biting away at the internet cables carrying connectivity to Vietnam — yes, there is evidence this may actually be true — we decided to do a little research. Where can you get good internet in Saigon?
According to local newspaper, Tuoi Tre, a group of its reporters recently joined the exploration for the first ever volcanic cave system discovered in Vietnam.
According to a report on Thanh Nien News, a sweep of the streets of Ho Chi Minh City this coming Sunday will see any homeless people or beggars found to be ‘mentally ill’ placed in Mental Health Centres.