Sustainable homestay tourism taking shape

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(VOV) - The escalating number of international tourists visiting Vietnam over recent years has motivated almost every ethnic group to set up their own homestay and this type of tourism is rapidly gaining in popularity. … [Read more...]

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Social News 22/11

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Experts: VN should not limit motorbikes … [Read more...]

The project of general rural development in central provinces: Continue to invest in the second phase in 6 provinces

Conference delegates having a realistic inspection at the traffic work of Chi Thanh-An Linh (Tuy An district), belonging the project of general rural development in central provinces.

On November 22nd, in Tuy Hoa city, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development coordinated with Phu Yen PPC to organize the conference on summing up the project of general rural development in central provinces, making loans from Asian Development Bank (ADB) and France Development Agency (AFD). The above-mentioned project was signed the treaty of loan making between Vietnam government and ADB, credit compromise and supporting compromise between Vietnam Government and AFD. The project … [Read more...]

EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER 20-30 (daily updated)

Piano - Tuồng "Fire" by Pho An My and Dang Tue Nguyen Sat 29 Nov 2014, 8 pm Hanoi Opera House 1 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội "Fire" is a project conceived 8 years ago by two artists Pho An My and Dang Tue Nguyen. Sharing the desire of creating a new theatre language as combination between piano and Tuồng, My and musician Dang Tue Nguyen has collaborated to generate "Fire" based on Tuồng script by poet Luong Tu Duc. The beauty and philosophical depth of Tuồng (traditional opera) has once again given … [Read more...]

Top 10 spiritual tourist attractions in Vietnam

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(VOV) -The Vietnam Book of Records (Vietkings) has announced the top 10 spiritual destinations that attract a large number of domestic and foreign tourists. 1. The Mot Cot Pagoda The Mot Cot Pagoda (one pillar pagoda), which was built on a 4m high pillar with a diameter of 1.2m in Hanoi in 1049, is recognised as the most architecturally unique. The temple was built by Emperor Ly Thai Tong, who ruled from 1028 to 1054. According to the court records, Ly Thai Tong was childless and dreamt … [Read more...]

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – November 21

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Enjoy your breakfast while reading these brief news items on Tuoi Tre News today, November 21. … [Read more...]

Art & Entertainment News 20/11

HCM City bustling with year-end fashion shows Nguyen Cong Tri - one of 100 well-known contemporary designers will open the Vietnam International Fashion Week 2014 with a performance featuring his latest designs on December 1. The 6-day fashion week will present to fashionista 17 performances of global fashion brands, including Antonio Grimaldi of Italia; On Aura Tout Vu, Defined Moment, andAtelier Chardon Savard of France; ISSUE of Thailand; Frederick Lee from Singapore; Tsolo Munkh from … [Read more...]

20th founding anniversary of Son Tay district’s department of Education and Training

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​ Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Le Quang Thich on November 12 attended the ceremony marking the 20th founding anniversaries of Department of Education and Training of Son Tay district (1994-2014). … [Read more...]

15 young intellectuals selected to work in rural areas

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​ Chairman of the provincial People's Committee has just approved the list of young intellectuals that were selected to attend to the rural-mountainous development in Quang Ngai province in the period 2013-2020. … [Read more...]

Delegation of PRPP Project visits Quang Ngai province

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​ In the afternoon of November 10, Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Le Quang Thich received delegation of PRPP Project visiting Quang Ngai province. … [Read more...]

Social News 10/11

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Indonesian cargo ship catches fire at Haiphong port … [Read more...]

Travel Highlights 7/11

Hau Giang to revive famous market Nga Bay floating market, one of most famous floating markets in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, is an attractive destination in Hau Giang Province. At the market, hundreds of boats hang samples of their products, mostly agricultural produce, on bamboo poles. Sales begin early in the morning and end by noon. When the floating market was established in 1915, it was located at the meeting point of seven canals and rivers in Nga Bay town. It became one of the … [Read more...]

Social News 4/11

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Vietnam plans World Day of Road Traffic Victims Vietnam is planning a series of events to mark World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (November 16), the third of its kind to be held in Vietnam. From November 3-8, the National Committee for Traffic Safety will set up five working groups which will visit the families of road traffic victims in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, the northern provinces of Lao Cai and Yen Bai, the central provinces of Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue, and Can Tho city … [Read more...]

Social News 3/11

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Annual run raises funds for kids with cancer, heart disease Thousands of Hanoians are expected to participate in a run that will raise funds for underprivileged children with cancer and heart diseases. The annual Ha Noi Run for Children (HRC) on November 9 will begin at the main gate of the Thong Nhat (Reunification) Park on Tran Nhan Tong Street, and go around Thien Quang Lake. Launched by the Embassy of Canada and other agencies, the HRC fundraising event is now considered a fall tradition … [Read more...]

Social News 31/10

Ventilator donated to City hospital The New Zealand-based Julie Ferne Memorial Trust donated a Newport e360 ventilator to the Children Hospital 2 in HCM City yesterday, making it the first medical equipment donation made by the Trust to the hospital. The Preston family partnered with VinaCapital Foundation (VCF) to procure the ventilator and to ensure that the equipment will be used and maintained properly. Since 2012, the Julie Ferne Memorial Trust has raised funds from around the world to … [Read more...]

Army units present houses to policy beneficiaries

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PANO - The People's Army Newspaper (PAN) in collaboration with the Ha Nam provincial Military Command, local party committees and authorities on October 29th handed over a house to the family of Ung Thi Tien, the widow of Ngo Van Bang, an Agent Orange (AO) victim, in Luong Xa hamlet, Yen Bac commune, Duy Tien district. The VND 100 million-construction cost of the 50sq.m house was contributed by the PAN, the Military Hospital 354's Deputy Director, Senior Colonel Nguyen Tien Dung, the … [Read more...]

Celebrity to host concert in memory of composer father

Composed: From right, diva Thanh Lam, her mother Thanh Huong, her daughter Thien Thanh, and her brother - electro music composer Tri Minh, will present in the music show Ban Tinh Ca Cha Viet on November 8. - VNS Photo Giang Huy

HA NOI (VNS) - Diva Thanh Lam and her younger brother, electronic musician Tri Minh, will jointly stage a music show in memory of their beloved father, composer Thuan Yen. … [Read more...]

800 life-jackets for students in Nghia Hanh district

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​ In the morning of 25th October, the provincial Youth Union in collaboration with the Binh Son Refinery awarded 800 life jackets to students in Nghia Hanh district. … [Read more...]

Social News 28/10

President Obama thanks Vietnamese American nurse Nurse Nina Pham - the first person to catch Ebola on US soil has been declared free of the deadly disease 13 days after testing positive, clearing the way for President Obama to give her a big hug in the oval office. "I feel fortunate and blessed to be standing here today. Throughout this ordeal, I have put my faith in God and my medical team." Pham said on October 24 at a press conference. "The Ebola experience was a very stressful and … [Read more...]

Social News 22/10

Free health checks offered in Kien Giang Over 500 disadvantaged people in the Cuu Long (Mekong Delta) province of Kien Giang received free health screening on Sunday. At the programme, organised in An Minh Bac Commune in U Minh Thuong District by local authorities, the Thien Tam Charity Foundation belonging to the Tan Binh District Red Cross, and Bayer Viet Nam, medicines and supplies like instant noodles and cooking oil were also donated to the beneficiaries. They were taught how to grow … [Read more...]