(VOV) - Vietnam has overtaken Thailand in travel agency Hayes & Jarvis’ rankings of the ten most popular destinations for UK tourists.
(VOV) - Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, State President Truong Tan Sang and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on October 29 sent messages of sympathy to First Secretary of the Cuba Communist Party and President of the Councils of State and Ministers Raul Castro over the great losses in human and property caused by hurricane Sandy.
Shrimp fishermen in Louisiana State in the US, including many overseas Vietnamese, have been seriously affected by the oil spill from a BP offshore drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico, which exploded two months ago.
Looking from all sides of the sea, Vietnam’s national gold-starred red flag flutters as a symbol of assurance in the sky.
A delegation from the Vietnam Writers Association led by its chairman, poet Huu Thinh, attended the third Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam Writers Conference in Vientiane on March 24.
Many local inhabitants could not return home because roads have been blocked off by flooding.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society on Dec. 9 received more than VND1 billion from the trade unions of the construction industry and the National Institute for Administration in Hanoi in support of Cuban victims of recent hurricanes Gustav and Ike.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has decided to grant an additional VND180 billion plus 200 tonnes of rice in relief aid to flood-hit provinces in the northern mountainous region.
Vietnam will provide US$200,000 worth of rice in aid for Cuba to help it overcome the aftermath of hurricanes Gustav and Ike, said Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh at a meeting with the Cuban ambassador in Hanoi on September 12.
There is a good chance of more hurricanes than average in the East Sea this year, said Tran The Kiem, Vice Head of the short-term meteorological forecasting section under the National Centre for Hydrometeorological Forecasting.
Top Vietnamese artists will take center stage in Denmark’s capital city on Monday night at an open air cultural show, due to start on Nytory Square in the centre of Copenhagen.
Good Neighbours, a charity organization in the Republic of Korea, has provided Vietnamese victims of Typhoon Durian with emergency aid worth US$200,000, including 147 parcels of clothes and 162 parcels of shoes and sandals.
A search and rescue delegation from Vietnam has concluded its month-long visit to the US with a view to sharing experiences in both pre- and post- natural calamities missions.
Thua Thien-Hue province should focus on cleaning up the environment, preventing disease and resuming production and business operations to stabilise local people’s lives.
Located 130 kilometres from Hanoi in Duy Nhat commune in Vu Thu district, Keo Pagoda was built in the early days of the 17th century under the direction of Buddhist monk and renowned physician Duong Khong Lo.