My love for music and being creative has never stopped. It’s just been channelled into a different scenario, and this is where one of my passions is to redefine what it means to be creative. When I sit with parents and share more about creativity, many say to me that they are not creative. Many take the definition that one needs to ‘draw’ or be able to ‘play music’ or be ‘artistic’ to be creative. I believe there is a big difference between being ‘creative’ and ‘artistic’, as I believe that creativity happens in all walks of life and in all sectors. But it will take time for a new mindset in this area. … [Read more...] about Singer, educator calls creative arts ‘the new currency of tomorrow’s world’
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Ninh Binh (VNA) - Cave tourism, especially in the Trang An site in the world heritage complex, is one of the focuses of tourism in Ninh Binh province in the time to come. Not only an ecological tourism destination, in the near future, Ninh Binh will focus on the utilisation and development of the cave tourism on the basis of its 230 cave. This was confirmed by Hoang Thanh Phong, Deputy Director of the Tourism Department of the province. Small in the natural area of only 1,400 square km, yet Ninh Binh boasts huge potential and advantages in the field of tourism, both natural and man-made. Prominent tourism products of Ninh Binh now are ecological and spiritual, including those in Trang An, Tam Coc-Bich Dong, Van Long, Cuc Phuong, ancient capital Hoa Lu, Bai Dinh and Phat Diem rock church. Provincial authorities are now focusing on a new product: cave tourism in the Trang An complex and other destinations, especially the bird sanctuary in Thung Nham, according to Phong. The official … [Read more...] about It’s time for cave tourism in Ninh Binh
As for the VNAT, it has recently launched a new communications campaign called #VietnamNOW to promote tourism to the world in 2020, with an updated perspective of Vietnam for foreign visitors. Director General of VNAT’s Tourism Marketing Department Dinh Ngoc Duc said the campaign spotlights exciting experiences and world-class products that Vietnam offers visitors, alongside its renowned natural beauty and rich historical and cultural attractions. “Vietnam holds countless possibilities for travelers to enjoy and explore. We want to celebrate the best of travel in Vietnam today through the #VietnamNOW message,” Duc said. … [Read more...] about #VietnamNow: Country launches worldwide tourism campaign
Another name that will soon join the list is badminton ace Nguyen Tien Minh. While the badminton Olympic qualification list will not be announced until April 30, Minh more or less has an Olympic ticket in his grasp since he is currently ranked 24th and the top 50 players will play in the event. … [Read more...] about Which Vietnamese athletes have qualified for 2020 Olympics?
Expanding renewable energy sources is financially feasible and in the public interest. We applaud the government’s effort to mobilise 4,500MW in solar power and 400MW in wind power in less than two years. This is a phenomenal achievement that has not only contributed to offsetting power but has also garnered internal recognition for Vietnam’s capacity to mobilise the private sector to meet sustainable energy goals. … [Read more...] about Sustainable energy security magnetising private funds