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What’s in The Saigon Times Weekly this week?

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Focus: Our Goal Is To Help One Billion People Live Better, Healthier Lives: Since its inception in 1934, Amway’s brand of supplements, called Nutrilite, has changed the way hundreds of millions of people think about health and wellbeing. Over the past 90 years, Nutrilite has combined the best of nature with the best of science to fill nutrition gaps within society and has grown into the world’s #1 selling vitamin and dietary supplement brand.

Inside Vietnam

Challenges For Merchandise Trade: In 2023, Vietnam’s merchandise exports and imports dropped by 6.6% year-on-year to an estimated US$683 billion. Export revenue fell by 4.4% to US$355.5 billion while imports edged down by 8.9% to US$327.5 billion, resulting in a record trade surplus of US$28 billion. What challenges might Vietnam’s merchandise trade face in 2024?

The Logistics Sector Lags Behind: Rivals from China are slashing delivery time and fees for international orders, placing huge pressure on domestic retailers and logistics firms.

Positive Market Prospects: Vietnam’s real estate sector has seen some signs of recovery since the National Assembly passed the revised Land Law on January 18, 2024. As legal ambiguities are resolved, confidence in the market would come back.

Business

Making The Most Of Remittances: “The issue is not just about how to efficiently tap that source of foreign currency, but what we need to do to facilitate more remittances to Vietnam,” said Dr. Nguyen Tri Hieu, an economic and financial expert, in an exchange with the Saigon Times.

A Financial Windfall For Bank Shareholders: With impressive financial performances in the fourth quarter and throughout 2023, several banks are considering distributing cash dividends to their shareholders.

Living

Transforming From Silver Screen To Literary Realm: Dominique Forma, once a prominent Hollywood screenwriter, has embarked on a transformative journey into the world of literature. He delves into the challenges and solitude that writing entails, a path filled with obstacles that demand resilience and determination. While this odyssey may seem daunting, those who persevere discover profound rewards in their creative work.

Trekking Through Upland Meadows In Lang Son: The northern border province of Lang Son boasts a wealth of stunning landscapes, including the historic Chi Lang Pass, the enigmatic Devil’s Eye Arch, and captivating mountain ranges. A visit to Co Huong, Tham Na, and Suoi Ma villages in Chi Lang District, situated at 1,200 to 1,400 meters above sea level, allows tourists to immerse themselves in the vast native upland meadows.

Travel

Discovering Pang Tieng Waterfall: Pang Tieng Waterfall in Pang Tieng Village, Lat Commune, Lac Duong District, Lam Dong Province, stands as a hidden gem for nature enthusiasts eager to explore the untouched wilderness.

Savoring O Thum Burnt Chicken In An Giang: O Thum Lake in An Giang Province is not just a picturesque natural attraction; it is also home to the renowned O Thum burned chicken, a dish that has captured the hearts of many visitors with its unique process and distinctive flavor exclusive to the region.

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