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$30 million sought to protect Vietnam’s Cua Dai beach from erosion

Quang Nam Province in central Vietnam has proposed a $30.2 million project to safeguard Cua Dai from coastal erosion.

Popularity is its own enemy: Hoi An overrun by tourist buses

Visitor numbers tripled last year and authorities admit they have been unable to cope.

Vietnam’s Hoi An goes easy on British wallets

British tourists have to pay less for staple items in Hoi An, compared to other Southeast Asian cities.
January 14, 2019 | 08:36 pm GMT+7

‘Stamps in Time’ displays woodblock prints in Hoi An

‘All you need is a piece of wood, ink, paper and a knife’ to create art, says British expat Jack Clayton.
January 11, 2019 | 03:15 pm GMT+7

Hoi An on list of heritage sites at climate change risk

The ancient town of Hoi An is on the list of UNESCO-recognized heritage sites at risk from climate change.
January 09, 2019 | 01:47 pm GMT+7

Go to Hoi An for holidays in 2019, says French magazine

The ancient town of central Vietnam has been chosen in Elle’s list of best holiday destinations of 2019.
December 29, 2018 | 11:41 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s Hoi An emerges as hot travel destination, again

U.S. travel magazine Travel+Leisure lists the ancient town of Hoi An among the 50 best places to touch down next year.
December 17, 2018 | 11:12 am GMT+7

Hoi An offers a twirling experience like no other

A dance in a bamboo coracle is the wildest thing in the ancient central Vietnam town of Hoi An.
November 30, 2018 | 04:35 pm GMT+7

Foreign funding sought for Da Nang-Hoi An metro line in central Vietnam

Da Nang City is seeking foreign investment for a metro line from the Da Nang International Airport to ancient Hoi An Town.
November 23, 2018 | 06:14 pm GMT+7

Hoi An’s yellow walls suffer graffiti damage, foreigners blamed

Foreign tourists are vandalizing the iconic yellow walls of Hoi An with graffiti, local authorities say.
October 24, 2018 | 01:41 pm GMT+7

Bad to worse: Hoi An’s iconic 400-year-old bridge stinks

Hoi An’s most famous landmark spans a canal that has become a stinking sewer.
October 23, 2018 | 10:26 am GMT+7
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