New 3D virtual space promotes Vietnamese betel nut culture

New 3D virtual space promotes Vietnamese betel nut culture

The practice of chewing betel has deep cultural roots in Vietnamese traditions and is a customary element in engagement and wedding ceremonies, as well as during conversations.

Late Nguyễn Huy Thiệp's stories published in South Korea

03/30/2023 15:06

The collection comprises 15 short stories translated into Korean by Kim Joo-young with financial support from Dae San Culture Fund. Literature and Knowledge Publishing House published the 462-page collection.

New stamp set promotes Vietnamese biodiversity

03/30/2023 06:37

A new stamp collection depicting the blooming flowers from fern trees (Jacaranda mimosifolia) that grow abundantly in Đà Lạt City in the central province of Lâm Đồng will be issued by Vietnam Post Corporation under the Ministry of Information and Communications on March 30.

National carrier resumes Narita-Đà Nẵng air route

03/28/2023 15:59

On March 26, Vietnam Airlines (VNA) resumed its direct flight service between Đà Nẵng and Tokyo's Narita Airport, with a flight carrying 180 tourists from Japan to the central city.

Struggling hoteliers seek Government support to revive from COVID-19 crisis

03/27/2023 09:15

Small- and medium-sized hotels in HCM City are struggling with low occupancy rates and labour shortages, and are in need of support to recover from a COVID-19-induced slump, according to the municipal Department of Tourism.

National Tourism Year 2023 kicks off in Bình Thuận

03/26/2023 11:19

The 'Bình Thuận-Green Convergence' themed programme seeks to drive green growth and promote tourism development through collaboration with other economic sectors for sustainable progress.

Proposal would allow businesses to operate on West Lake

03/24/2023 12:53

Hà Nội People's Committee's proposal for the management of the West Lake, made public on Wednesday, mentions 12 types of activities, including the transportation of passengers by international and domestic travel agencies, kayaking, traditional boat rowing, and windsurfing.

Famed Swiss scientist's workplace included in the National Historic Site

03/23/2023 08:14

The Ministry of Culture, Information, Sports and Tourism (now known as the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism) classified the historic site commemorating the Swiss scientist in Khánh Hòa as a national relic on September 28, 1990.

HBSO hosts concert to mark Rachmaninov’s birthday

03/22/2023 07:09

The HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will host a concert celebrating the 150th birthday of Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninov (April 1) at the city's Opera House on March 26.

Wartime German photographer wants to record change in Việt Nam

03/21/2023 17:37

An exhibition at Deutsches Haus in HCM City is a retrospective of Thomas Billhardt's work in Việt Nam from 1962-1999, including photos from the south of Việt Nam that have never been shown in Việt Nam before.After an exhibition titled Hà Nội 1967-1975 took place at the Goethe Institute in Hà Nội in 2020, and a book of the same name was released, Billhardt was honoured with the Bùii Xuân Phái – For Love of Hà Nội award.Vietnam News Agency's Thể Thao Văn Hóa (Culture & Sports) reporter Lam Anh speaks with Billhardt during a visit to Việt Nam.