Hoi An-based French photographer Réhahn has just unveiled the culmination of five years’ work that has seen him meet and document the lives of 45 of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups.
With licenses awarded on a temporary basis until the various companies operating the route between Ho Chi Minh City and Vung Tau could prove the safety of their boats, one company effectively went out of business on Dec. 31, 2016 with the sailing of their last hydrofoil from Vung Tau to Ho Chi Minh City.
The Targeted Innovation Challenge (TIC) Challenge Day, held in early December in Danang, was a roaring success. After a course of eight weeks, innovator teams submitted their final work product aimed at solving issues with handline tuna fishing in the East Sea. The challenge was featured in the November issue of Word.
Leading Spanish hotels and resorts operator, Meliá Hotels International, has launched its first Sol resort in Vietnam. Located on Truong Beach on Phu Quoc Island, Sol Beach House Phu Quoc is an ideal destination for laid-back couples, single travellers, families, groups of friends and young-at-heart seniors looking to enjoy fresh experiences.
Local hydrofoil operator, Greenlines, has upgraded its service to Vung Tau courtesy of new boats with comfortable seating that depart from the District 4 dock close to downtown Saigon, before finishing up by the cable car port in Front Beach, in downtown Vung Tau.