Category: Vietnam Tourism News

Vietnam’s Ho Coc honored as cheap paradise on earth

Thrillist website has listed Ho Coc Beach in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province, southern Vietnam, among the top 12 most unbelievably cheap paradises on earth. Ho Coc, Vung Tau Ranked in 8th place, the area is a very small beach community with tight-knit locals. “You could guide tours through its 11,000-hectare tropical forest or […]

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Hai Au Aviation offers promotional fares

The Hai Au Aviation Joint Stock Company (JSC) has launched a special promotion offering ‘zero fare’ airfares, as part of activities to welcome the Lunar New Year and on the occasion of the Ho Chi Minh City – Phan Thiet route is being opened.  The special promotion is offering passengers, who book return tickets on […]

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Resurgence in Dong Ho folk painting

Dong Ho folk painting artisans in the Song Ho village of Thuan Thanh district, the northern province of Bac Ninh are increasingly busy during the days immediately preceding the Lunar New Year (Tet), as more and more people have become fascinated by this centuries-old art form. Dong Ho folk painting uses woodcut prints depicting the […]

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Viet Nam's first luxury train launched

Viet Nam Railways has launched the first five-star express train after upgrading its service and the skills of the staff to meet the growing numbers of domestic and international passengers. The railway organisation operates the north-south railway system. During the four-month-long upgradation process, the luxurious train was equipped with the modern facilities, including clean and […]

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48 of the world's most striking World Heritage sites

THE RIDEAU CANAL, CANADA Over 124 miles in length, this waterway joins the Canadian cities of Ottawa, on the Ottawa River, and Kingston, on Lake Ontario. Operated by Parks Canada, the canal encompasses sections of the Rideau and Cataraqui rivers, along with a few lakes. Originally built with military purposes in mind, today it is […]

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Earth Hour drive launched in Hanoi

The 2015 Earth Hour response programme, which calls upon people to save energy to cope with climate change, was launched in Hanoi on February 7. A switch-off ceremony will be televised live from August Square between 8:30pm and 9:30pm on March 28.Meanwhile, a number of margin activities such as photo exhibitions on climate change and […]

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Da Nang destined for 7th int’l fireworks competition

The 7th Da Nang International Fireworks Competition (DIFC 2015) will take place on April 28-29 in the central coastal city of Da Nang. Five  guest teams from the US, South Africa, Australia, Poland, and the host team of Da Nang will join this year’s event themed “Da Nang – A symphony of Colours.” Other activities […]

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Stamp collection featuring Vietnam’s symbolic architectural heritage launched in France

In the framework of cooperation between France’s national postal service La Poste, the Vietnam Post Corporation and the Vietnamese Embassy. On February 5, in Paris, France, a set of stamps featuring Vietnam’s symbolic architectural heritage and landscapes was launched. The stamps highlight Hanoi’s Opera House, the Truong Tien Bridge spanning the Huong River in the […]

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Authors join cultural immersion programme in VN

Singaporean writer Suchen Christine Lim said she’s curious about Vietnamese literature and wants to exchange more with Vietnamese writers. Lim spoke at a seminar held yesterday at which distinguished writers from Viet Nam, Australia and Singapore discussed the vitality of contemporary writing around the world. She loves Viet Nam – the country, the people and […]

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Ha Noi to host international puppetry festival 2015

Puppeteers from 27 countries will participate in the fourth international puppetry festival to be held in Ha Noi from October 10 to 16, said the culture ministry’s performing arts department. Puppeteers from across the country will showcase various types of puppetry practised in Viet Nam, and exchange experiences with foreign counterparts at the festival. The […]

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