• Saturday
  • August 23, 2014
  • Last updated: 12:21am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 54 for vietnam

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Vietnam is mainland's only rival for cargo

    Posted Oct 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis Vietnam poses the only serious regional competition to the mainland when it comes to changing cargo patterns through shifts in foreign direct investment, according to shipping experts. Pointing to the growing importance of Vietnam, Randy Chen, special assistant to the president of Taiwan's Wan Hai Lines, said 'cargo flows have shifted dramatically' ...

  2. Old street, new chic

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... courtyard space with communal tables at the centre and a number of different kitchens around the edges, food lovers gather to sample a one-stop selection of some of Vietnam's best-loved street ...

  3. Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with Nicholas Walton Cabin cruise From September, the luxurious new RV La Marguerite (left) will offer nine-night journeys along the Mekong River, between Siem Reap, Cambodia, and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The ship boasts just 46 cabins each measuring 226 sqft and featuring colonial decor, a double bed, a mini bar, air conditioning and a bathroom with shower. Packages include ...

  4. Hanoi coming to the fore

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peta Tomlinson On January 1, 2009, Vietnam opened the door allowing foreigners to buy condominiums for the first time, subject to certain conditions. The result was more like a floodgate effect, as cashed-up investors realised how far their money could go in a new market with low entry prices. According to the latest CBRE figures, Vietnam still has the cheapest luxury residential ...

  5. Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for comments and a stylish leather exterior, the guides are modern versions of those used by the likes of Ernest Hemingway and retail for HK$188. Recipe for success Vietnam's Victoria Phan Thiet ...

  6. Swings both ways

    Posted Mar 10th 2006, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan It's not quite a Tardis, but it will get you from one space to another in the blink of an eye. And it's rather clever. This double-sided wardrobe, found in rooms at the new, colonial-style Park Hyatt Saigon (2 Lam Son Square, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, tel: 84 8824 1234; saigon.park.hyatt.com), efficiently divides space. To the left, beside ...

  7. Vietnam moves to shore up border defences after PLA 'drill' in Guangxi

    Posted Aug 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Greg Torode Chief Asia correspondent Vietnam is moving to shore up its border defences against China amid reports this week of military exercises by the PLA in the neighbouring province ... formally protested against moves by Vietnam, and more recently the Philippines, to make oil exploration deals with foreign firms in the South China Sea. ...

  8. Flag carrier soars as Vietnam Inc comes to the fore

    Posted Nov 27th 2004, 12:00am by David Fullbrook

    ... world, here comes Vietnam Inc. For instance, many experts believe Vietnam Airlines is fast emerging as the country's first global brand. Though state-owned, it reflects the increasingly ... Kong-based airline management consultancy Indoswiss Aviation. Analysts believe Vietnam Airlines was able to pull this off by cutting costs (especially salaries), dumping inefficient Soviet airliners ...

  9. Suite dreams for drama queens

    Posted Jul 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Morgan Ommer lifestyle@scmp.com An ever-growing fleet of luxury cars, hip boutique openings and celebrity visits are rapidly transforming Vietnam into the next luxury travel destination. ... light fixtures around the rim, evokes an artiste's dressing room. Amenities by Hermes and L'Occitane add touches of luxury. Only two elements remind you that you are in Vietnam ...

  10. Vietnam visions

    Posted Apr 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Given the Vietnam Media Corporation's self-proclaimed standing as 'the exclusive distributor representing most of the biggest state-owned film studios', it's hardly a surprise that the company's latest promotional brochure boasts a bit of propaganda. There's Saigon Liberation (an epic re-enactment of North Vietnam's final victory over ...




SCMP.com Account