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Chinese visitor numbers see slight H1 fall

The number of tourists from Vietnam's top feeder market witnessed a slight decrease in H1 of 2019, while other Asian nations registered strong growth.

Nha Trang among top regional beach spots for Chinese tourists

The coastal resort town Nha Trang ranked third among top five Southeast Asian beach destinations favored by Chinese tourists in 2018.

Chinese tourists ripped off? Nha Trang restaurant fined $33 for not listing prices

Authorities in the central beach town of Nha Trang Monday fined a local restaurant VND750,000 ($33) for failing to fully list prices.
February 12, 2019 | 12:46 pm GMT+7

Cost-conscious Chinese tourists staying closer to home for Lunar New Year

Trade tensions with the U.S. and a slowing economy are keeping Chinese tourists to budget-friendly destinations closer to home for the Lunar New Year holiday.
January 31, 2019 | 03:01 pm GMT+7

Chinese tour guide jailed for stealing cosmetics from Da Nang airport

A Da Nang court Friday sentenced a Chinese man to nine-months’ imprisonment for stealing high-end cosmetic products.
December 01, 2018 | 07:47 pm GMT+7

Vietnam shuts stores for selling smuggled goods to 'zero dollar' Chinese tourists

Two shops in the border town of Mong Cai that catered to "Chinese customers only" have been busted for selling smuggled goods.
October 25, 2018 | 11:08 am GMT+7

Vietnam cashes in on spending boom by Chinese tourists

Chinese visitors splurged $130 a day on average in Vietnam last year, up from $119 in 2014.
October 18, 2018 | 09:38 am GMT+7

Chinese youth ventures too far, drowns in Da Nang beach

A Chinese tourist drowned Sunday after venturing too far into My Khe Beach in the central city of Da Nang.
October 01, 2018 | 08:05 pm GMT+7

Deputy PM calls for crackdown on Chinese digital wallet payments

The Vietnamese government wants to stop tourists from using Chinese electronic wallets, saying it results in tax evasion.
September 05, 2018 | 03:35 pm GMT+7

Chinese digital wallets pick Vietnamese tax pockets

Vietnamese tax and provincial authorities are concerned that Chinese digital wallet services are bypassing them, easily and illegally.
August 26, 2018 | 11:39 am GMT+7

Vietnam tourism’s overwhelming reliance on Chinese, S Koreans worrying: experts

Vietnam is in the process of making tourism an economy spearhead, and its dependence on two Asian markets is worrying experts.
July 24, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam travel agency suspended for bringing Chinese in infamous nine-dash line shirts

The company has paid its fines and plans to shut down because of the long suspension period of nine months.
July 07, 2018 | 12:25 pm GMT+7

21 dead, many more bodies seen inside sunken Thai tourist boat

The boat was carrying 105 passengers, mostly Chinese tourists, when it sank.
July 06, 2018 | 02:50 pm GMT+7

Vietnam looking into motive of Chinese group behind controversial nine-dash line shirts

It's illegal for anyone to demonstrate the line in Vietnam but the country does not have a specific rule on the matter.
May 16, 2018 | 04:24 pm GMT+7

Chinese tourists enter Vietnam in controversial nine-dash line T-shirts

They were asked to take them off and give them to local police.
May 15, 2018 | 03:53 pm GMT+7
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