The Ministry of Transport has announced a plan to strengthen inspection and crack down on taxi drivers' illegal practices, such as enticing passengers, overcharging or refusing to take passengers at HCM City's Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport.
According to Phan Oun, the Director General of the General Department of Consumer Protection, Competition and Anti-Fraud (KPR), if these types of noodles were detected in the Cambodian market, the KPR would take action to collect them.
A survey of 30 inpatient COVID-19 patients and patients who came for testing at the HCM City Hospital for Tropical Diseases showed that up to 24 patients were infected with sub-variant BA.5, followed by four patients with sub-variant BA.2 and one patient each with variant BA.1 and BA.4.
While the number of tourists I’ve seen since the reopening of the border to international tourists in March has allayed any fears I had about the tourism ‘bubble’ being burst in Việt Nam, one thing is still missing, something that a few years ago went hand-in-hand with backpackers and tourists.
Strict visa policies and a shortage of human resources and infrastructure in the tourism sector have stymied recovery of the travel industry, and the target of five million international arrivals this year could be out of reach, industry players warn.