Tourism boosted in January
10:11 | 27/02/2014 Entertainment
(VEN) - Vietnam’s tourism industry welcomed 776,000 foreign visitors in January, up 7.45 percent compared with December 2013 and 20.79 percent compared to the same period last year; and 3.1 million domestic tourists, an increase of 6.45 percent compared with the same period last year. Total tourist revenue reached VND20.2 trillion.
Duong Lam old buildings receive UNESCO awards
08:10 | 27/02/2014 Entertainment
(VEN) - The project on restoring five traditional old houses in Duong Lam ancient village Son Tay Town, Hanoi was recognized by the 2013 United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation at a ceremony held in Hanoi on February 18.
Room to Read at hotel Equatorial
15:52 | 26/02/2014 Entertainment
(VEN) - From February 25-27, the Room to Read (RtR) project’s materials was displayed at “Sharing is Caring Corner” in the hotel Equatorial HCMC lobby along with books which have been collected from across Asia.
Auto market gears up
11:15 | 25/02/2014 Entertainment
(VEN) - The purchasing power in the domestic auto market continues to increase. In January 2014, over 11,000 autos were sold, a rise of 23 percent compared with January 2013. January 2014 was the 10th consecutive year to see an increase in the sales volume of autos.