Returning to Tet, many Vietnamese lost their nationality

A series of DHS, Vietnamese families lost their US citizenship after returning home for Tet since January 1, 2020. In the past week, we found out that the US law has received a number of phone calls from siblings who are currently residing in the United States (10-year green card) about their cancellation by US […]

Time to get prepared for extreme weather this winter

Western Washington could endure some extreme weather this winter, which could potentially include more lowland snow. Now is the time to prepare for a season of strong storms. This year, we’re not expecting an El Niño or La Niña pattern. Instead, we’re in what’s called a “neutral phase.” There isn’t a solid, well-established relationship between […]

Nghe An opens night market to boost tourism

A daily night market has opened in Vinh Town, the capital of central Nghe An Province, in a bid to attract more tourists. The 200-meter-long market on Cao Thang Street at the main gate of Vinh Market will serve tourists from 6:30 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. The night market, which made its debut last Wednesday, […]

Da Nang plans to spend $86 mln on becoming smart city

Vietnam’s central city says it will spend VND2 trillion ($86 million) on becoming a smart city by 2030. At a conference organized by the municipal administration to announce the plan, the city’s leaders said they wants to make Da Nang smart in six major areas: administration, economics, traffic, environment, life-quality and citizens. The city will […]

Record February snow hammers Seattle, and more is coming

Back-to-back waves of snow dumped over 11 inches of snow on Seattle this weekend, breaking the city’s February snowfall record. The city is bracing for two more snow events, the first arriving Monday. The weekend snow blitz resulted in hundreds of closed schools and businesses Monday, including the Seattle Public School District. Travel was also […]

Da Nang sets up night streets for tourism

The Da Nang People`s Committee has recently approved the project of An Thuong Tourist Zone located on the coast of My An Ward, turning it into a 24/7 service point for tourists. This was proposed by Nguyen Thi Anh Thi, Chairman of the Ngu Hanh Son District People’s Committee in the morning of February 1, […]

Da Lat unveils new rules

Lam Dong Province, home to the resort city of Da Lat, has issued a list of rules for tourists that includes a dress code and shopping guidelines. The code of etiquette, drawn up by the tourism department, exhorts visitors to be “civilised, decent and responsible.” They should wear suitable clothing, respect cultural differences, avoid littering […]