Trang An to be recognized as world heritage site

09:37 | 11/03/2014 Entertainment

(VEN) - Deputy Director of Ninh Binh Province’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Duong Thi Thanh said in an interview to Vietnam economic News’ Thanh Tam that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will organize a vote for Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex to become a world heritage site in June.
Hung Kings Temple Festival nears

09:59 | 10/03/2014 Entertainment

(VEN) - The Hung Kings Temple Festival 2014 will be launched from April 5-9 involving four provinces of Bac Ninh, Quang Binh, Vinh Long and Long An.
India Festival in Ho Chi Minh City

14:03 | 09/03/2014 Entertainment

(VEN) - The Embassy of India in Hanoi, the Consulate General of India in Ho Chi Minh City and the Ministry of Culture of India in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism of Vietnam, the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, the Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations and related agencies would launch an India Festival in Ho Chi Minh City from March 6-15 to promote cultural linkages between the two countries.
Hanoi conserves heritage sites

08:00 | 07/03/2014 Entertainment

(VEN) - Hanoi’s People’s Committee has recently received certificates for five national special heritage sites. At the reception ceremony Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc said, “Hanoi has committed to continue directing and better preserve and promote local relic and heritage sites.”
cherry blossoms imported from japan for hanoi festival Cherry blossoms imported from Japan for Hanoi festival

10:32 | 06/03/2014 Entertainment

Two hundred branches of Japanese cherry blossoms, or “sakura” in Japanese, have been brought over to Vietnam, and now under special care, for the Vietnam – Japan spring festival on March 8 and 9.
Cruise tourism creates large financial sources

09:09 | 06/03/2014 Entertainment

(VEN) - This year, cruise tourism season promises to contribute significantly to the fulfillment of target of welcoming eight million international tourists to Vietnam.
Vietnam to host SEA Games 31

15:30 | 04/03/2014 Entertainment

Vietnam has been selected to host SEA Games 31 in 2021, and Ho Chi Minh City is to serve as the rendezvous point for regional sports teams.
HCMC poised to hold first ‘ao dai’ honoring festival

15:04 | 04/03/2014 Entertainment

Ho Chi Minh City is set to hold a large-scale fest for the first time to honor “ao dai” (traditional Vietnamese long gown) on March 8 and 9, which aims to better promote the grace of the attire and its historical development and uses, as well as to turn it into a tourist allure.
Thua Thien-Hue moves to protect specialties

14:27 | 04/03/2014 Entertainment

The central province of Thua Thien-Hue will select 3 or 4 of its products to register collective marks under a strategy to promote local specialties during the 2014-2015 period.
Troubled Peugeot picks up Car of the Year award

11:12 | 04/03/2014 Entertainment

Peugeot's 308 picked up the Car of the Year award Monday, a boost for the troubled car company that recently had to be rescued by the French state and China's Dongfeng.
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