Troi Oi March 2020

The Country in Numbers 2G service to be terminated by 2022. Vietnam will shut down all 2G services from January 1, 2022 under a roadmap planned out by the Ministry of Information and Communications. 2G, short for second-generation cellular networks, allows services such as phone calls, text messages, picture messages and multimedia messages. However, the … Read more

Troi Oi August 2019

The Country in Numbers 863 were booked for driving and riding under the influence of alcohol during the first three days of a month-long crackdown on traffic violations carried out by Vietnamese police throughout the country. Traffic police officers inspected more than 61,000 vehicles nationwide, including approximately 17,300 motorcycles, 2,600 passenger buses, and 2,100 trailer … Read more

Jungle To Jar

You’ve probably seen their signature pink jungle to jars popping up lately in stores around Saigon. The brand’s sleek, minimal packaging and catchy name has gotten on our radar as a seriously good-looking coconut oil. Maggie Shen, an Australian-Chinese model, designer and entrepreneur, founded Coconut Religion in 2018. She came from an international career in … Read more

Troi Oi! December

The country in numbers 24.325 Vietnamese students are in the US, according to the US Embassy. The Institute of International Education’s (IIE) annual “Open Doors” Report for the 2017-2018 academic year shows that Vietnam remains the sixth leading country of origin for all international students in the US with 24,325 students, up 1,887 students from … Read more

Troi Oi September ’18

174 aircrafts registered to Vietnam as of the end of July 2018, up 14 compared with the figure of the same period last year, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV). The largest fleet belongs to Vietnam Airlines with 91 planes, including 11 Boeing 787-9; 12 Airbus A350; five A330 and 57 A321 … Read more

Troi Oi! May 2018

The Country in Numbers 1.8 million ethnic minority members in Vietnam have risen from poverty over the past six years, between 2010 and 2016, according to an official report from the World Bank. The report, however, underlined that this success is only a small step in a much larger process. The announcement was issued at the dissemination workshop for … Read more

Troi Oi April 2018

VND 20,000-VND 40,000 per hour increase of parking fees for cars on some sidewalks and roadsides in the city centre starting June 1. The hike aims to reduce the number of cars parked on pavements and roads. Automobiles will be categorized into two groups and charged accordingly. The fee for vehicles that have less than … Read more