Heritage value to be preserved
16:19 | 25/11/2014 Entertainment
(VEN) - The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism decided not to sacrifice heritage value to economy and will consider the feasibility of the Son Doong Cave cable car project to be implemented at the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.
Vietnam is BMW’s significant market in ASEAN
15:12 | 17/11/2014 Entertainment
(VEN) - Vietnam is now one of the key contributing markets for BMW Group Asia, which looks after the East Asia region comprising of 14 markets: Singapore, the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, Brunei, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Mongolia, New Caledonia, Guam, Tahiti, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. In Vietnam, BMW delivered close to 1,000 units in 2013 which is a more than 20 percent improvement from the year before. This contributed to about 10 percent of the total number of BMW cars sold in 2013 in East Asia.
Chuyen My pearl inlay fascinates foreigners
10:58 | 14/11/2014 Entertainment
(VEN) - At the 2014 festival to honor Phu Xuyen's traditional craft villages, two American students, Cece Carsky Bush and Gabrielle von Bradsky, spoke enthusiastically to visitors about the fine art objects of Chuyen My craft village, which are already being exported to their home country.
Thac Ba Lake: An ideal ecological tourist place
17:00 | 13/11/2014 Entertainment
(VEN) - As being mentioned in the song “Night at Thac Ba Lake” by musician Phung Chien, anyone who visited Thac Ba lake once cannot be able to forget his good memory about it. Thac Ba Lake is located to the Northwest of Vietnam, it is considered as “Ha Long Bay on mountain”. Being one of the three biggest lakes of Vietnam, Thac Ba was made during the time that the Thac Ba hydropower station was being built from 1961-1971. Thac Ba Lake is in Yen Binh and Luc Yen districts, 13 kilometers from Yen Bai City along the road from Yen Bai to Hanoi. The lake has a length of over 89km and a width of 8-12km. Its depth is 50-60 meters. There are more than 1,300 islands scattering in an area of nearly 23,500 hectares with many beautiful caves on limestone mountains. This causes a fanciful and sparkling but friendly and charming beauty of Thac Ba.
First Thai Ethnic Cultural Festival nears
15:36 | 11/11/2014 Entertainment
(VEN) - The first Thai Ethnic Cultural Festival is scheduled to take place in mid-December in Lai Chau attracting eight provinces – Lai Chau, Dien Bien, Hoa Binh, Son La, Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Nghe An and Thanh Hoa.