Elephant tusks are available in many places, from souvenir shops and jewelry shops to tourist sites. But the sales there are very small compared with transactions via online markets.
MT, at No 81-83 Nguyen Van Cu street, is a well known souvenir shop in Buon Ma Thuot City. There are many stalls inside, including a jewelry and souvenir stall which display products made of elephant tusks.
N, a salesman, showed many products, from bracelets, rings, pens, combs and a section of an elephant tail with black feathers. Each feather was priced at VND100,000.
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s economic growth is projected to moderate to 6.6 per cent in 2019, driven by credit tightening, slower private consumption and weaker external demand, according to the World Bank (WB).
Under the Managing Headwinds report on East Asia and Pacific update released on Wednesday, WB said Việt Nam’s economy continues to show fundamental strength, supported by robust domestic demand and export-oriented manufacturing.
TĐH: Terry Gou, Chairman of Taiwanese firm Foxconn, with lots of investments in mainland China, has just announced his running for the presidency of Taiwan, against incumbent president Tsai Ing-wen. So now, stories about Foxconn and Tery Gou begin to take the front pages.
This story is somewhat personal to me. The little village Mount Pleasant in this story is right outside the border of City of Racine, where I worked as an accountant in Racine City Hall in my previous life before going to law school to become a lawyer. Last year, in our summer road trip to the US west coast, my wife and I stopped by Racine to take a look and took some pictures and was surprised by so much infrastructure construction going on. Now I understand the reason – the investment promise (still to be fulfilled) by Foxconn.
Valerie Bauerlein, The Wall Street Journal, Tuesday April 30, 2019
MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis.—Six miles west of Lake Michigan lies a cleared building site half again as big as Central Park, ready for Foxconn Technology Group’s $10 billion liquid-crystal-display factory.
Although I don’t listen and speak English well now,
although I have never lived abroad,
I believe I can understand the heart of Westerner
at least about 70%.
Because I know the Holy Bible, about 70%.
The Holy Bible is the heart of Westerner
as Buddhism is the heart of Easterner.
So knowing the Holy Bible is to understand the heart of Westerner.
Because I know the Holy Bible,
when I read their writings,
from musical writings to economic writings,
I can understand their feeling and thinking,
at least about 70%.
Most of our people like Buddhism.
They don’t care about the Holy Bible.
So although they’re good at English
and although they live abroad,
It would be hard for them to understand the heart of Westerner.
If we want to befriend the Westerners,
we should understand their heart and culture.
More and more international-standard resorts and hotels have arisen in Vietnam, but these facilities are not what foreign travelers want. They visit Vietnam to ‘return to nature’.
Returning to Canada after a trip to Phu Quoc Island in Vietnam in 2005, David Hutt, an Australian businessman, decided to come back to the beautiful island with his family members to enjoy the white sand and blue sea, the palm trees covering part of the beach, and red-earth trails.
Vietnam, listed among the easy-to-conquer markets for Huawei, has also become tougher amid calls for boycott of Huawei all over the world.
Huawei, the biggest telecom equipment supplier in the world, is facing a global crackdown on its telecommunications equipment because of a series of incidents recently, including the Canadian government’s arrest of its Chief Financial Officer and the US ban on Huawei and ZTE equipment.
A number of popular destinations in Vietnam have rather unique names. Despite the strangeness of some of the names, they have nonetheless attracted a large number of visitors to a stunning range of breathtaking natural scenery.
Mua cave can be found in Hoa Lu district in the northern province of Ninh Binh. It has emerged as atop destination for travelers in the northern region