(VOV) - The Old Quarter is such a hub for visitors to Hanoi that other districts of the city seem to get left behind in tourist literature that is available internationally.
Vietnam will take part in Karaoke World Championships 2012 for the first time, which is scheduled for December in Finland.
A romantic landscape of verdant, terraced rice fields stretches into the distance, but there’s nothing romantic for someone working knee-deep in mud, sweat running down their bodies and bent over so they see nothing but the soil in front of them.
Located in the central province of Nghe An about 18km from Vinh city, Cua Lo beach is one of the most popular destinations for both local and foreign tourists, especially during the summer.
From art to food, history and spas, Australian traveller Lance Richardson points out many reasons to visit Hanoi.
I’ve been blessed (or cursed) with a face that is home in any Asian country. On a recent trip to Thailand, the taxi driver asked me out of the blue, “Flying back to Singapore?” In Japan, I get taken for Japanese. In Hong Kong, people automatically start speaking to me in Chinese. In Cambodia, I’ve even scored tickets at the...
Ten Vietnamese records in the intellectual property were announced at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on April 24.
A photographic exhibition entitled “Nha Mat Pho” (Street-front Houses) is being held at the Goethe Institute in Hanoi from March 8-28.
To fight successfully against drugs requires efforts from everyone in the society.
Many western families have chosen Vietnam to celebrate a memorable Christmas.
Although Hanoi is one of the nation’s biggest commercial centres and a distribution centre for many products, it is not a leader in the campaign “Vietnamese using Vietnamese products”.
Vietnamese folk singing or “Quan Ho Bac Ninh” has been included in the list of “Best in Asia 2010” published by the US magazine Time.
Langbian Mountain has become an attractive destination for tourists thanks to its biodiversity and attractions such as mountain climbing, camping and the traditional cultures of its ethnic minority groups.
The Vietnam Music Copyright Protection Centre collected VND23.3 billion in royalties last year for the composers and songwriters who have registered with it, up from VND15 billion in 2008.
Many laws and legal regulations came into effect on the first day of the New Year.