Foreign stars count down to New Year
A large number of Vietnamese and foreign artists will gather at Heineken Countdown Parties in Ho Chi Minh City and Nha Trang City on December 31 to welcome the New Year 2012.
Foreign travelers flock to Quang Nam
In the first half of this year, the central province of Quang Nam has received nearly 1.4 million tourists, presenting a year-on-year increase of over 30 percent and fulfilling more than 50 percent of its yearly target.
Free wi-fi launched in Ha Long city
The Quang Ninh People’s Committee and the Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Corporation (VNPT) yesterday launched free wireless internet (wi-fi) services in Ha Long city.
French painter with passion for Vietnam
The feel of the Vietnamese countryside, as described by poet Tran Dang Khoa, is vividly brought to life in 37 paintings by French artist Dominique De Miscault, currently on display at an exhibition in the Parisian suburb of Choisy-le-Roi.
Fully restored pagoda opens
Thousands of pilgrims from Mekong Delta provinces, mostly ethnic Khmer, flocked to the Chua Doi (Bat Pagoda) in Soc Trang City to celebrate the restoration of the famous monument.
Gastronomic week “A taste of Mexico” in Hanoi
There is no more colorful gastronomic recipe book in the world than the Mexican one, with ingredients as varied as purple onion, the fresh green of the avocado, red chilies, yellow peppers and the pink of the pine nuts.