15:34 | 18/07/2019 Sports
Reigning AFF champions Vietnam have been drawn in Group G, together with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Thailand, in the second round of the Asian qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
11:21 | 18/07/2019 Culture & Art
A ceremony was held in the capital city of Hanoi on July 13 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its recognition as ‘City for Peace’ by the UNESCO (July 16).
Vietnam mulls ways to attract more Japanese tourists
14:28 | 15/07/2019 Travel
(VEN) - Japan is a key market for Vietnam tourism, but the growth in the number of tourists is slow and the number of Japanese tourists coming back to Vietnam remains low. Therefore, Vietnam needs to improve its tourism products and services to continue exploiting this potential market.
West Lake lotus tea, a cultural feature of Hanoi
11:32 | 10/07/2019 Culture & Art
(VEN) - Tea scented with lotus blossoms from Hanoi’s West Lake is an elegant drink, reflecting the traditional tea culture of the capital’s residents. The quality of West Lake lotus tea is highly valued because it has the fresh natural flavor of lotus blossoms.
New decree cracks down on violations by travel agents
15:20 | 08/07/2019 Travel
(VEN) - Those who pester tourists or force them to buy goods will be fined anywhere from VND3 million under a new government decree designed to curb various forms of harmful behavior by Vietnamese travel agencies and tour guides.
Vietnam’s chess prodigy wins Asian junior rapid gold
15:56 | 04/07/2019 Sports
Vietnam’s chess prodigy, Nguyen Anh Khoi, continued to display brilliant form at international youth competitions, as he clinched the rapid chess gold medal with one game to spare at the ongoing Asian Junior (Open and Girls) Chess Championship 2019 in Indonesia.
Vietnamese films set new revenue records
11:20 | 03/07/2019 Film - Cinema
Total film revenues in the first half of 2019 was VND715 billion ($30.6 million), compared to VND750 billion ($32.1 million) for the whole of last year, according to CGV distribution, also the biggest cinema system in Vietnam.