The Ba Na Mountain Resort in the central coastal city of Da Nang on July 11 officially opened a wax museum – the first of its kind in Vietnam.
On display are 25 models of famous people including Lionel Messi, David Beckham, Michael Jordan, Elton John and Michael Jackson.
Sculptors at the museum will make models to order for visitors.
The museum is able to host at least 1,000 tourists at once.
- Vietnam's leaders pay tribute to heroes, martyrs
Top Vietnamese leaders laid wreaths and offered incense at the Monument to War Heroes and Martyrs in Hanoi on Friday on the 67th anniversary of Vietnam's War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27). >> Vietnam should build memorial for martyrs of 1979 border war with China: minister >> Vietnam to... [Read more]
- City plans Japanese encephalitis vaccinations
HCM City plans to vaccinate children aged one to five against Japanese encephalitis between August and December following an increase in the prevalence of the disease. The disease, which is caused by a flavivirus that affects the membranes around the brain and can cause lasting damage to the central nervous system... [Read more]
- PM Dung pledges support for firms from Kanagawa
HA NOI (VNS) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung promised all possible support for co-operation between Vietnamese and Japanese enterprises, especially those from Kanagawa prefecture, at a reception for the prefecture's Governor Yuji Kuroiwa in Ha Noi yesterday. The PM vowed that incentives would be created for the prefecture's proposed industrial... [Read more]
- Medicine cabinets presented to fishermen
PANO - A delegation of the Health Ministry, led by its Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien, visited and gave over 250 medicine cabinets to offshore fishing ships in Da Nang city on July 24th. Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien (second from the left) presents medicine cabinets to fishermen. The presents, worth... [Read more]
- Vietnam, Kanagawa prefecture extend economic ties
Governor of the Japanese prefecture of Kanagawa Yuji Kuroiwa has expressed hope for closer cooperation with Vietnam, especially in economics. As the second largest prefecture in Japan, Kanagawa is designated as a national special zone with many small and medium-sized firms keen to invest in Vietnam, Kuroiwa told head of... [Read more]
- Offshore fishing vessels gifted medical supplies
On July 24th, Health Minister, Nguyen Thi Kim Tien, presented 253 packages of medical supplies worth over VND500 million, to offshore fishermen from the Da Nang city fisheries society. Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien presents medicine to fishermen. (Photo: PANO) The supplies include tools used in first-aid and a diverse range... [Read more]
- Photo exhibition "Emotion on Hoang Sa" opens
(Cinet)- Nearly 30 photo on the hotspots in Hoang Sa archipelago by Japanese journalist Murayami Yasufui are on display at a photo exhibition which opened at Radio and Television Broadcasting College II (75 Tran Nhan Tong street ward 9, district 5, Ho Chi Minh city), on July 24. This is the... [Read more]
- 153 athletes joined the 2014 national volleyball tournament for the Youth and Teenagers.
From 20 to 27 July, 2014 the tournament will take place at Thua Thien Hue province House of Culture and Labour. There are 153 male and female athletes coming from 13 provinces and cities including An Giang, Bac Giang, Bac Ninh, Da Nang, Dong Thap, Ha Noi, Ha Nam,... [Read more]
- Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee receives and works with Executive Chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings (Singapore)
On July 22, Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Thien, member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council, Head of Thua Thien Hue Province National Assembly Delegates hosted a reception for Mr. Ho Kwon Ping, Executive... [Read more]
- VN looks to restructure transport sector by 2020
VGP - Viet Nam will strive to build 2,000km of its highways by 2020 unde a project to restructure transport sector approved by PM Nguyen Tan Dung on July 22. The transport of goods and passengers on road will hold a respective market share of 54.4% and 93.22%. National Highway... [Read more]