News

Why Đông Tảo chickens are so expensive

Dong Tao chicken, often known as dragon chickens, can sell for over $US2,000. Each one can take years of raising and special care, and the best are even entered into beauty competitions across Vietnam. The birds can weigh as much as 5kg and are traditionally given as gifts at Tết, […]
Why Đông Tảo chickens are so expensive
News

Trump’s national security advisor and his entourage were said to be treated as ‘human petri dishes’ in Vietnam, as the US COVID-19 outbreak worsens every day

A US delegation led by the national security advisor, Robert O’Brien, was treated like “human petri dishes” in Vietnam,Bloomberg reported. O’Brien landed in Hanoi on November 20 ahead of talks with a series of officials before leaving for the Philippines on November 21. Vietnam has been a coronavirus success story, […]
Trump’s national security advisor and his entourage were said to be treated as ‘human petri dishes’ in Vietnam, as the US COVID-19 outbreak worsens every day
Markets

There’s growing evidence that economies which fought coronavirus aggressively at the start of the pandemic are bouncing back faster than those slow to act. Just look at Germany and Vietnam.

A growing body of evidence in the form of economic indicators suggests that the countries that locked down the fastest and in the most aggressive fashion at the start of the coronavirus pandemic are seeing the quickest economic recoveries. Germany and Vietnam are two economies that locked down rapidly early […]
There’s growing evidence that economies which fought coronavirus aggressively at the start of the pandemic are bouncing back faster than those slow to act. Just look at Germany and Vietnam.
Lifestyle

32 destinations that are reopening to American tourists

Countries are slowly reopening to international visitors. Each country’s reopening plan varies, and some destinations have limited where visitors can travel from. With the US’ high coronavirus numbers, many countries have continued to restrict American travellers. However, other countries have announced that US citizens are welcome to visit and vacation. […]
32 destinations that are reopening to American tourists
Strategy

I’m a digital nomad who was travelling the world when the coronavirus pandemic began. Here’s why I chose to quarantine in Vietnam instead of the US — and why I’m glad I did.

Tasha Prados is an entrepreneur, digital nomad, and founder of a marketing consulting practice. In February 2020, Prados travelled to Vietnam with plans to stay in the city of Hội An for one month – but as the COVID-19 pandemic spread, she quickly made the decision to quarantine in place. […]
I’m a digital nomad who was travelling the world when the coronavirus pandemic began. Here’s why I chose to quarantine in Vietnam instead of the US — and why I’m glad I did.
Lifestyle

Plastic partitions, temperature checks, and socially distanced classrooms: How countries are reopening schools following coronavirus closures

Coronavirus lockdown measures have partially or fully closed schools for over 60% of the world’s student population across 186 countries and territories, according to UNESCO. After closing schools to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, a handful of countries like Denmark and Japan have started reopening them. Reopening strategies range […]
Plastic partitions, temperature checks, and socially distanced classrooms: How countries are reopening schools following coronavirus closures