Monday, 04 March 2013 10:52

Danish Royalty in Vietnam

Danish Royality in Vietnam

In a year where many nations are celebrating their 40th years of diplomatic relations, Denmark — whose 1971 diplomatic beginnings started the rush — is again on the vanguard, with Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark having paid a private visit to Vietnam from Jan. 30 to Feb. 5.

Monday, 04 March 2013 10:49

InterCon Awards

InterCon Awards

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts rocked the recent World Travel Awards in New Delhi, India, winning World’s Leading Hotel Brand for the fourth year running and World’s Leading Business Hotel for the second straight.

Monday, 04 March 2013 10:45

Vietnamese Consumer Outlook Improving

Vietnamese Consumer Outlook Improving

Consumer confidence in Vietnam rose one point to a grade of 88 in the fourth quarter of 2012, as measured by Nielsen, a leading global provider of consumer information.

Monday, 31 December 2012 11:56

WAR Goes Wild

WAR goes wild

As part of their project to replenish the fish stocks of the country's waterways, Wildlife at Risk (WAR) has released more than 150 individuals of native fish into the Nhieu Loc Canal in Binh Thanh.

Monday, 31 December 2012 11:51

Lucie Brochard

Lucie Brochard

Lucie Brochard’s new line of comfortable yet classy wardrobe items was materialised in the space between Ho Chi Minh City and Paris, where she identified a need for travel clothes to be both snug and stylish. The line emphasises a feminine silhouette, while incorporating tricks from men's tailoring at the same time.

Monday, 31 December 2012 11:34

Tubeless Tyre Repairs

Tubeless Tyre Repairs

Following on from Pat Joynt’s recent article in Word about tubeless tyre repairs, he has been inundated with requests to stock the repair kits.

Monday, 31 December 2012 11:01

Eco-Tourism Comes to Saigon

eco-tourism comes to saigon

Caravelle continues its efforts to stay ahead of the curve on conscientiousness, racking up Green Lotus status from Vietnam’s eco-tourism benchmarking body — the highest level of eco-friendliness there is.

Monday, 31 December 2012 10:49

Hoa Sen Short Story Competition

1 Percent Inspiration

Thomas Edison wasn’t the most recent person to recognise the hard work that needs to accompany inspiration, but hopefully his words will still have an effect on the 7 to 18-year-olds participating in the 5th annual Hoa Sen Short Story Writing Competition put on by the Australian International School.

Wednesday, 05 December 2012 06:37

Happy Campers

Happy Campers

A new educational holiday camp is being run for the first time by The Kindermusik Early Childhood Education Center for children from three-and-a-half years old to six-and-a-half years old.

Wednesday, 05 December 2012 06:31

The Healer

The Healer

A new orthopaedic manual therapist Gregory Beale LMT, NASM-CPT has recently arrived in Vietnam from the US.

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