Living proof for the Paracel

08:45 | 16/01/2014 Entertainment

(VEN) - There was an old saying “Paracel Islands is located in the vast sea; the Hoang Sa flotilla went without return and these soldiers are honored every February.” For over four centuries, the old saying has been known by heart for generations of people living on Ly Son Island in Quang Ngai Province, reminding them of a harrowing epic historical period when the sons of the island passed a thousand miles to the Paracel Islands to fish and mark the demarcation of sovereignty to protect the national waters. Today, evidence of that great historical stage is still seen in the wind tombs, Am Linh Pagoda, the Hoang Sa flotilla souvenir house, and especially the Hoang Sa flotilla Festival held as monsoon winds signal the start of sailing season.
Spring Festival to open in Hanoi

15:00 | 15/01/2014 Entertainment

A Spring Festival will be held at Quan Ngua Stadium in the capital city from January 21-26, according to the Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Vietnam’s folk paintings on show

09:23 | 15/01/2014 Entertainment

A Vietnamese folk painting seminar was held in Hanoi on January 13 in an effort to preserve this special genre of art.
Huynh Thuy Le’s ancient house - a must-see destination

16:10 | 14/01/2014 Entertainment

The home of the main character in French writer Marguerite Duras’s novel “The Lover” in Sa Dec town, Dong Thap province has been listed as one of Vietnam’s most impressive destinations by the Vietnam Federation of UNESCO Associations.
Quang Nam develops travel links

15:40 | 14/01/2014 Entertainment

(VEN) - 2014 will be a promising year for Quang Nam Tourism as unique art and cultural activities are to be held in Hoi An and its vicinity to celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of Hoi An and My Son Temples recognition as UNESCO world cultural heritage sites.
Promoting the law on bear protection in Ha Long

10:26 | 14/01/2014 Entertainment

(VEN) - Animals Asia together with the Quang Ninh Province Sub-department of Forest Protection launched a law education campaign from January 6-11 in the city of Ha Long in Quang Ninh Province, which intends to protect bears.
Athletics prepare for Asian Games 2014

16:21 | 13/01/2014 Entertainment

Vietnam’s athletics which have brought home trophy from Southeast Asian Games are receiving intensive investment to pursue their quest for Asian or Olympic gold medals.
2nd Scooter-Motorbike Festival kicks off in town

10:34 | 13/01/2014 Entertainment

Scooter and Motorbike Festival 2014 at Kumho Link, the second of its kind held at Kumho Asiana Plaza in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1, has brought many new motorbikes, especially high-end ones, to HCMC audience.
Year of Horse gallops into view with festival

09:54 | 13/01/2014 Entertainment

A spring festival celebrating the upcoming Year of the Horse will take place in Hanoi from January 16-23 with an exciting and varied programme.
Ngo Thanh Van among top most beautiful women

09:47 | 13/01/2014 Entertainment

Vietnamese model, actress and singer Ngo Thanh Van has been selected as one of the top most beautiful women in the world by website World Actuality.
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