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.
Spain face Ukraine and Slovakia in Euro 2016 qualifying

15:52 | 26/02/2014 Entertainment

NICE, France – Spain will start their campaign for a third successive European Championship in qualifying Group C along with Ukraine, Slovakia, Belarus, Macedonia and Luxembourg following the draw on Sunday.
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.
Iranian films to be screened in Hanoi next month

15:35 | 26/02/2014 Entertainment

Movie lovers will have an opportunity to enjoy entertaining film screenings followed by engaging discussions during the Iranian Film Week in the capital city from March 3-7.
Iconic northern theater plays to the South

15:28 | 26/02/2014 Entertainment

The Hanoi-based Tuoi Tre Theatre has decided to send several of their best artists to produce plays in HCM City in hopes of attracting a bigger audience there.
Opportunity for Vietnam-Italy fashion cooperation

11:11 | 26/02/2014 Entertainment

Renowned Vietnamese designer Minh Hanh met with representatives from the Italian-based Gattinoni fashion company in Rome on February 24, discussing the possibility of cooperation between the two countries.
Hue artist crafts new bamboo paper

14:34 | 25/02/2014 Entertainment

Phan Hai Bang, an art lecturer at Hue University of Art, has created a special type of bamboo paper that he hopes can boost the image of local crafts.
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.
Young Vietnamese talent honoured in France

11:06 | 25/02/2014 Entertainment

The final round of a music competition for Vietnamese students in France was held at Reuilly Theatre, Paris, on February 22, leaving a lasting impression on the international audience.
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