Vietnam aims to welcome 20.5 million international visitors in 2020

Vietnamese tourism sector strives to receive around 20.5 million international visitors and serve 90 domestic tourists in 2020, which is expected to earn over VND830 trillion (over US$35.8 billion). The number of foreign visitors to Vietnam is estimated at 18 million in 2019. The information was released by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism at a conference held in Hanoi on December 23 to review its operation in 2019 and devise tasks for 2020 The number of foreign arrivals to the

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Work together with tourism businesses to remove “bottlenecks”

With the attention of the entire political system,business community, investors, Phu Yen Tourism has initially made a positivechange in people’s awareness of the role and importance of tourism; Tourismdevelopment entails the development of many industries. However, there arestill “bottlenecks” that have not attracted many tourism investors tothe province. Phu Yen Newspapercorrespondent had an interview with Director of Culture, Sports and TourismDepartment Pham Van Bay on this issue. Hon Yen National Monument (An Hoa commune, Tuy An district), an attractive tourist destination *Could you tell us some outstanding activities of the province

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Examine, research “Terrestrial Da Dia Reef” to develop tourism

Phu Yen province continuously finds areas with manylayers of rock in the mountains, similar in shape to the national landscape of DaDia Reef, An Ninh Dong commune, Tuy An district (this is a coastal beautyspot). Phu Yen authorities are surveying, protecting and researching for localtourism development. During the quarying course of Phu Yen TransportConstruction Joint Stock Company (in An Phu commune, Tuy Hoa city) forconstruction, revealed shaped rocks that are no different from those in the DaDia Reef national landscape, at least 3 locations with quite large area, about1km radius.

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Brilliant colors and warm cultural identity of Cham people

On the evening of August21, at the April 1 Square (Tuy Hoa City), after 4 days, there were manyexciting activities bearing charming colors of Cham culture, the 5thFestival of Cham ethnic culture and tourism in 2019 (Festival) was closed. The leaders of Phu Yen province awarding certificates of merit to collectively contributing  to the success of the 5th Cham ethnic culture and tourism festival – 2019 in Phu Yen In the cultural space of colorful Cham culture, the5th Cham Festival of Culture, Sports and Tourism in 2019 in Phu Yen has theparticipation

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Industrial production has developed

Since the beginning ofthe year, enterprises in the province have made great efforts to stabilizeproduction, expand markets and seek new cooperation opportunities. In the lastmonths of the year, the Department of Industry and Trade will continue toaccompany and support enterprises to stabilize market and develop production. According to the Department of Industry and Trade, since thebeginning of the year, the province has focused on numerous practical andeffective solutions to call for investment and remove difficulties forenterprises. Thus, production activities have had numerous positive changes.Industrial production enterprises and facilities in the

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Vietnam respects, fully implements UNCLOS 1982

Vietnam activelyparticipated in the negotiation process and building of the 1982 United NationsConvention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and has made significant efforts inenforcing the pact. The country has a coastline of more than 3,260km andthousands of islands, including the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly)archipelagos. Aware of the importance of the sea, Vietnam has always upheldthe principles and goals of the UNCLOS while taking actions to contribute tothe implementation of the convention. Before the UNCLOS came into force, Vietnam had utilisedrelevant provisions of international law to

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The need for Phu Yen to attach the significance to business development in association with collective economy

Comrade Vuong Dinh Hue,Politburo member, Deputy Prime Minister and leaders of ministries and centralagencies had a working session meeting with leaders of Phu Yen province. In the first 6 months of 2019, despite numerous difficultiesdue to prolonged drought, epidemics on some crops and livestock continued torecur, affecting production and people’s lives in the area, but Phu Yenprovince’s socio-econo situation is basically either stable or developed. The results of the implementation of major socio-econotargets surpass 50% of the 2019 plan and increased significantly over the sameperiod, in which the growth rate

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Improving the activities of cooperatives in mountainous areas

After more than 1 year of consolidation and renovation, thecollective economy in the mountainous areas of the province achieved initialresults. Cooperatives and cooperative groups are working to meet the needs oflocal people and authorities in new rural construction, agro-forestryrestructuring … According tothe Provincial Cooperative Alliance, from 2018 up to now, 3 mountainousdistricts of Son Hoa, Song Hinh, Dong Xuan, the number of cooperativesincreased from 17 cooperatives to 24 cooperatives. In which, Son Hoa districtestablished 4 cooperatives, Song Hinh 2 cooperatives and Dong Xuan 1cooperatives. Mr. Pham DinhPhung, Vice Chairman of

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Ethnic minority people introduce Vietnam’s unique culture

Vietnam is home to 54ethnic groups, each of which has its own unique cultural identity. At theVietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, ethnic minority peoplejoin State agencies and experts in preserving and introducing theircommunities’ cultural values to visitors. The village, located in the Dong Mo tourism area in Hanoi’sSon Tay town, is described as a “common home” of the 54 ethnic groups acrossthe nation. It has a total area of 1,544ha with seven functional zones. Amongthem, the zone for ethnic minority villages is considered the heart of theculture-tourism

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Vietnam, EU sign free trade, investment protection agreements

The EU – Vietnam FreeTrade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU – Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement(EVIPA) were officially signed in Hanoi on June 30 afternoon, in the witness ofPrime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Vietnamese National Assembly and Government leaders,and leaders of the European Union (EU). The EVFTA was inked by Minister of Industry and Trade TranTuan Anh and European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom, and the EVIPA,between Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung and an EU leadingofficial. Speaking at the signing ceremony, PM Phuc said that at theG20 summit

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