Shrimp Pomelo Salad

  • Sun Group selling villas, apartments in Phu Quoc

Sun Realty Company will seek buyers for apartments at Condotel Premier Residences Phu Quoc Emerald Bay and 20 ocean villas on Diamond Hillside Villa at Premier Village Phu Quoc Resort. Furthermore, Sun Group will collaborate with Techcombank to provide financing for up to 70 per cent of the selling price at zero per cent interest, and provide additional assistance to customers purchasing apartments at Premier Residences Phu Quoc Emerald Bay, as well as villas at Premier Village Phu Quoc Resort. Buyers who pre-book properties on November 26 received an incentive of VND200 million (US$8,900) per villa and VND 50 million…... [read more]

  • Shumai

Viet Nam News with deputy chef Nguyễn Chí Chung from Hanoi Daewoo Hotel As year's end is approaching, indulge yourself in a new dish with deputy chef Nguyễn Chí Chung of Silk Road Restaurant. Stay warm this weekend! Ingredients: serves 1 - 200g shrimp - 200g pork meat - 100g pig's nape fat - 1g thin-top mushroom - A dough (circle shape, 5cm diameter) - ½ tps sugar - Pepper to taste - 1g flour Method: - Smash the shrimp, let not too crushed. - Smash pork meat, grind evenly. - Soak mushroom into hot water, mince into small pieces.…... [read more]

  • Renaissance Riverside has new GM

Renaissance Riverside has new GM By Thuy Nguyen in HCMC Mark Van Der Vielen The Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon has announced Mark Van Der Wielen as its new general manager. Wielen has 18 years experience in the hotel industry. He succeeds Albert Kaindlbauer, who was promoted to be General Manager of JW Marriott Surabaya in Indonesia. Wielen graduated from the Hogere Hotel School Maastricht in the Netherlands with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He began his management career in June 1995 with Shanghai Hilton Hotel in China. From there he moved to the Hanoi Daewoo Hotel, Vietnam from 1996…... [read more]

  • Work resumes on stalled skyscraper project in Hanoi

Work resumes on stalled skyscraper project in Hanoi HCMC - Coralis Vietnam on Thursday restarted work on the 65-story Hanoi City Complex which, the Vietnam News Agency reports, had been put on hold since June this year due to financial constraints. The US$400-million skyscraper at Lieu Giai-Dao Tan Intersection adjacent to the five-star Hanoi Daewoo Hotel, one of the best sites in the center of Hanoi, got off the ground in 2007, according to the news agency. This location formerly belonged to a project of South Korea’s Daewoo to develop hotel, commercial and office buildings. The project has a total…... [read more]

  • Mixed-use Lotte Center opens

Mixed-use Lotte Center opens Van Ly By Van Ly - The Saigon Times Daily HANOI – Lotte Center Hanoi, which comprises a five-star hotel, a department store, grade-A offices for lease and serviced apartments, is slated to be opened on Tuesday in Hanoi after five years of construction, South Korea’s Lotte Group told a press briefing last week. Located on Lieu Giai Street in Ba Dinh District and near Hanoi Daewoo Hotel, Lotte Center Hanoi has five basements and 65 floors with total floor space of 253,000 square meters. This is the second highest building in Hanoi after Keangnam Landmark…... [read more]

  • South Africa celebrates Heritage day with Wine Tasting event

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI - South Africa celebrated its Heritage day in Hà Nội on September 24 by hosting the city's first official South African Wine Tasting, an event promoting the nation's culture through wines and music. South African Ambassador Ruth Kgomotso Magau said at the event that South Africans celebrate Heritage Day by remembering the heritage of the many cultures that make up the country's diverse population. On this day, all South Africans are encouraged to celebrate their traditions in the wider context of a great fabric of cultures, beliefs and traditions. "Through our wines, we are celebrating…... [read more]

  • Social News 20/9

Nghe An farmers worried about fish deaths Fish deaths have been taking place since Saturday morning. Farmers in Nghệ An Province’s Diễn Châu District are deeply concerned about the extraordinary number of fish that have been dying since Saturday. The deaths are taking place in farming cages in the Bùng River, passing through the communes of Diễn Hạnh, Diễn Nguyên, Diễn Quảng and Diễn Kỷ. “At about 10am on Saturday, fish in my family’s three farming cages, in which 1.5 tonnes of fish are being raised, started to die en mass,” 63-year-old Chu Văn Thanh, a resident of Diễn Hạnh…... [read more]

  • Australia’s Global Ambassador for Women and Girls to visit Vietnam

(CPV) - Australia’s Global Ambassador for Women and Girls, Ms Natasha Stott Despoja, will visit Vietnam from August 11th to 13th, 2016. Ms Stott Despoja (Photo: www.smh.com.au)Ms Stott Despoja’s role is to represent and disseminate Australia’s strong message of commitment to gender equality and women’s empowerment. Her goal is to create a world where women can participate equally in political leadership, businesses and the workplace; where women and girls have the access they need to education and health care; and they are free from violence both at home and in the community. According to a press release issued by the…... [read more]

  • BUSINESS IN BRIEF 30/6

Refinery expansion set to clear land hurdlesThe project on expanding Vietnam’s first oil refinery, Dung Quat, is fine-tuning its progress targets and is in the final stages of its land acquisition work. Dung Quat refinery’s expansion is progressing smoothly, but is still far from completion According to Nguyen Van Hoi, deputy general director of Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical Company (BSR) which operates and manages the central province of Quang Ngai-based Dung Quat refinery, to date 94 per cent of compensation work has been completed, with 1,533 out of 1,632 compensation claimants receiving payment. In a recent working session with…... [read more]

  • Italian furniture exhibition to open soon

Illustrative photo (Photo: tienphong.vn) Hanoi (VNA) - Famous Italian furniture brands will present around 200 of their products at the Italian Legacy exhibition, organised at Daewoo Hotel in Hanoi in mid-June. The 10-day exhibition, beginning on June 16, is the first of its kind organised in Vietnam. Through the event, visitors can understand more about the Italian furniture industry and view products from famous designers, including Colombostile, Medea, Carpanelli, Rozzoni, Luigi and Minotti. At the event, products showcased will include Colombostile's Kalamos sofas, Swarovski designs by Silvio De Ponte and Pietro Geata, and Medea by Pinuccia Provasi. The organiser of…... [read more]