Vietnam to be one of fastest-growing economies in 2021: Moody’s Analytics


Vietnam to be one of fastest-growing economies in 2021: Moody’s Analytics

Moody’s Analytics, a unit of Moody’s Corporation, has forecast Vietnam, together with China and Hong Kong (China), would see the fastest growth in 2021, thus making the Asia-Pacific region lead the global recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. “The Asia Pacific economy has done the best job of containing COVID-19 and it is rebounding with the…

Ho Chi Minh City named among top ten cheapest places for American expats


Ho Chi Minh City named among top ten cheapest places for American expats

Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City heads the list of the ten cheapest places for American expats to live abroad, according to the Business Insider’s an article published on November 5. Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur and Thailand’s Bangkok ranked second and third on the list, repectively. According to the article, about 77% of foreigners surveyed living in…

A Guide to Hai Phong’s Local Eats


A Guide to Hai Phong’s Local Eats

Whether you have plans to invest in Hai Phong’s property market or tour the city, you must try cuisine typical to this northern coastal city. Here’s a short guide to Hai Phong’s most famous street foods. Vietnamese Yogurt @ Sua Chua Luong Khanh Thien Clammy yogurt is a popular snack for both children and adults…

Haiphong boosts tourism to become one of strategic pillars


Haiphong boosts tourism to become one of strategic pillars

Tourism is oriented as one of 3 strategic economic pillars of Haiphong city. In coming years, Haiphong will continue to exploit all potentials and advantages, attract all sources to develop tourism and commerce to become the city’s key economies and strive for building Haiphong to become an international tourism center. In order to complete these…

JERA and ExxonMobil team up on LNG power project in Hai Phong


JERA and ExxonMobil team up on LNG power project in Hai Phong

Japanese power generation company JERA, ExxonMobil Hai Phong Energy and Hai Phong People’s Committee have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work together on a potential integrated LNG power project in northeastern Vietnam’s port city of Hai Phong. The three have agreed to study natural gas market development opportunities, including LNG import terminals and…

Vietnam’s Rising Power | Hai Phong “The Shenzhen of Vietnam”


Vietnam’s Rising Power | Hai Phong “The Shenzhen of Vietnam”

Established as China’s first special economic zone, the rise of Shenzhen in the past two decades is one of the most remarkable success stories in world economic history. Given close proximity to the Chinese border, Hai Phong is set to become a major trades gateway in Northern Vietnam. Supported by an infrastructure boom, incentives to…

Vietnam moves up in Asia Power Index


Vietnam moves up in Asia Power Index

Vietnam moved up one spot to rank 12th out of 26 countries and territories in the 2020 Asia Power Index conducted by the Lowy Institute, an independent think-tank in Australia. Vietnam’s rank improved thanks to gains in diplomatic influence, in which it was placed 9th, up three places against last year. The institute noted that…

AEON to open mall in Hai Phong in December


AEON to open mall in Hai Phong in December

AEON Vietnam announced the AEON – Hai Phong Le Chan General Merchandise Store and Supermarket will officially open its doors for customers of Hai Phong city on December 14. The Hai Phong Le Chan General Merchandise Store and Supermarket will be the company’s first AEON Mall department store and supermarket in Hai Phong city, bringing…

A Living, Breathing Howl’s Moving Castle, The Crazy House in Đà Lạt, Vietnam


A Living, Breathing Howl’s Moving Castle, The Crazy House in Đà Lạt, Vietnam

From its outward appearance, you likely wouldn’t give this peculiar building on a nondescript road in Đà Lạt, Vietnam a second glance. Okay, maybe a third glance since its odd facade, sticks out like a sore thumb against the city’s majority French colonial-influenced villas, catches your eyes. Welcome to Hằng Nga Guesthouse, AKA the Crazy…