Vietnam to receive 7.4 million foreign visitors by the year’s end

08:17 | 16/12/2013 Entertainment

(VEN) - The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism said at the 2013 Tourist Business Conference in Hanoi that Vietnam would welcome 7.4 million foreign visitors by the end of this year, plus 35 million domestic tourists, which would together generate VND195 trillion in revenue compared with 6.8 million foreign visitors, 32.5 million domestic tourists and VND160 trillion in 2012.
Mexican newspaper hails Ha Long Bay’s beauty

11:17 | 13/12/2013 Entertainment

Mexican daily El Financiero recently ran an article describing Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay, as an ideal destination for visitors to enjoy peaceful sailing and admire beautiful karst scenery and emerald waters.
France-Vietnam cuisine festival to take place in HCM City

11:01 | 13/12/2013 Entertainment

A France-Vietnam cuisine festival will be held at September 23 Park in Ho Chi Minh City on December 14-15 as the biggest street event of its kind to mark the 40th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries.
SEA Games 2013: First shooting gold for Vietnam

10:55 | 12/12/2013 Entertainment

Beyond experts’ expectations, marksman Thanh Dat was awarded a gold medal in the men’s 50m Rifle Prone in Myanmar on December 11.
Nation honors King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong

14:39 | 10/12/2013 Entertainment

(VEN) - A ceremony to commemorate the 705th anniversary of the attainment of Nirvana of King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong, the founder of Vietnam Zen Buddhism, was held at Yen Tu Mountain in northeastern Quang Ninh on December 3. On this occasion, a bronze statue of the King-Monk was placed on Yen Tu Mountain where his passage to Nirvana took place.
Wrestlers win first two golds at SEA Games

14:32 | 10/12/2013 Entertainment

Two out of three Vietnamese wrestlers brought home two gold medals in Myanmar on December 9, following their Wushu artists’ impressive performance.
Boosting Vietnam-Greece tourism cooperation

09:02 | 09/12/2013 Entertainment

(VEN) - Vietnamese Ambassador to Greece Vu Binh recently met Greek Minister of Tourism Olga Kefaloyanny in the Greek capital of Athens to promote Vietnamese tourism among travel companies from Corfu Island and Manessis, a major Greek tourist company from Athens. As a result of the meeting, Manessis scheduled to launch tours to Vietnam next year.
Regional cultural characteristics hailed

09:54 | 06/12/2013 Entertainment

(VEN) - The National Great Solidarity - Vietnamese Cultural Heritage Week took place at the Vietnamese Ethnic Culture-Tourism Village in Dong Mo Commune, Son Tay Town, Hanoi, featuring many unique cultural activities imbued with the breath of specific regions of ethnic minorities.
US chef to host ‘Taste of Vietnam'

10:55 | 05/12/2013 Entertainment

Well-known American chef Robert Danhi will be the new host for the second season of the television show Kham Pha Vietnam (Taste of Vietnam), the producers told the inaugural ceremony of Robert Danhi – Taste of Vietnam.
Haiphong young football star commits suicide

15:59 | 04/12/2013 Entertainment

Nguyen Van Dong, a prospective football talent of Haiphong city, committed suicide in his home on December 3 due to alleged love affairs problems.
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