Tours fully booked for holiday

Tours fully booked for holiday

People in the capital have made preparations for the upcoming four-day (from April 28 - May 1) holiday celebrating the Reunification Day (April 30) and Labour Day (May 1), and many of them will be traveling. Many tourism companies are reporting a 20 per cent increase in bookings as compared to non-holiday days.

More mobile libraries for remote areas

04/19/2018 11:28

People in remote areas will benefit from better access to English and Vietnamese books and online and multimedia facilities, as the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism granted mobile libraries to eight provinces on April 18.

Crossing borders project looks for Asian artists

04/17/2018 09:30

Artists from Asian countries will have a chance to get to know more about the German culture through the Crossing Borders programme, the Goethe Institute Vietnam has announced.

New research room for VN music

04/17/2018 09:26

The HCM City General Sciences Library will open a new research room for traditional Vietnamese music as part of its activities to celebrate 40 years of working under its current name.  

The Tailor wins Best Feature Film

04/16/2018 09:47

Co Ba Sai Gon (The Tailor) won the Best Feature Film at the Golden Kite Awards in Ha Noi yesterday.

The ancient Hiến Town is alive with history

04/15/2018 09:00

We visited historical relics in a special complex bearing remarks of the once famous area, Pho Hien, on the right bank of the Hong (Red) River.  

Non Nước Cao Bằng named second global geopark in Việt Nam

04/14/2018 10:35

Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark in the northern border province of Cao Bang was recognised as a global geopark by the UNESCO Global Geoparks Council in Paris yesterday.

Ministry halts construction at ancient relic site

04/14/2018 10:27

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has just sent an official letter to the local authorities of Bac Giang Province, asking them to halt the ongoing construction of a new gatehouse at a local pagoda, due its being a National Special Relic Site.

MoH discusses law to tackle alcohol harm

04/14/2018 10:25

Regulations on the sale of alcohol and home-made liquor management have received substantial attention during discussions of the draft law on alcohol harm prevention, officials said.

Tourism firms should exploit social media: experts

04/14/2018 10:20

Social platforms are effective channels where online tourism firms interact with potential customers, and the travel industry must transform to keep pace with technological changes, experts have said.