An Bang beach is a famous destination in Hoi An. (Photo: vntrip) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam’s renowned destinations, excellent tourism products and policies will be nudged closer to European friends under a programme held by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism in collaboration with relevant parties from June 18-29. The programme serves as a catalyst to lure more European tourists while creating venue for tourism enterprises to bolster cooperation. It is scheduled in Zurich (Switzerland), Munich (Germany), Vienna (Austria), Budapest (Hungary) and Prague (the Czech Republic). Recently, Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure airline, announced that it will open a direct air route connecting Zurich and Ho Chi Minh City. This is the first direct flight between the two countries, aiming to reduce travel times and create impetus for bilateral tourism and trade development. Vietnam’s renowned tourism hotspots have become increasingly alluring for Swiss … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s tourism promoted in European countries
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Three local winners of Taiwan Excellence Cares contest Kieu Giang By Kieu Giang in HCMC Taiwan Excellence’s ambassador/supermodel Thanh Hang (3rd, L) and Tseng Hsien Chao (1st, L), director of the Commercial Division of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Offi ce in HCMC and Timothy W.D. Tso (R), director of TAITRA Vietnam with the three winners of the charity campaign - Photo: Kieu Giang Nguyen Thi Xuan, Pham Thanh Hieu and Nguyen Thi Xuan Na were named winners of the charity campaign Taiwan Excellence Cares conducted by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA). The award ceremony was held on Wednesday in District 1 where local media listened to the winners’ presentations on projects to use Taiwanese products to help HIV-infected and disadvantaged children and orphans to improve their lives and knowledge. Each winner will receive US$10,000 in products to carry out their ideas and US$2,000 in cash and a round trip ticket from HCMC to Taiwan to … [Read more...] about Three local winners of Taiwan Excellence Cares contest
VietNamNet Bridge - While Vietnam has successfully handled with the shrimp EMS (early mortality syndrome), the epidemic has been spread out in many countries, including Thailand. This could be the golden opportunity for Vietnam to become the biggest shrimp exporter. The EMS began having big influences to the shrimp hatchery industry of the country in 2012, with the syndrome infected by both black tiger and white leg shrimps. The Wall Street Journal reported that the sharp decline in Thai shrimp exports has made the frozen shrimp prices in the US and Europe surge by 20 percent in recent months and double over the last two years. The price in Japan has also increased by $5.5 per kilo. Tran Huu Loc, who found the causes of EMS, said the epidemic has reached out to Mexico, and if it is spread out in South America, the shrimp prices would be increasing even more sharply. Meanwhile, in Vietnam, the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) have affirmed that the … [Read more...] about Excellent openings for Vietnam to boost shrimp exports have come
Terms of Reference for the final evaluation of project “Non-state Actors Promoting Budget Transparency” December 2017 Terms of reference Programme title Non-state Actors Promoting Budget Transparency (BTAP project) Partner organisation/s Multiple Geographical coverage Vietnam (national level): Hoa Binh and Quang Tri provinces Program/project lifespan March 2015 – March 2018 Program/project budget €800,000 Evaluation budget €6,000 – €7,000 Evaluation commissioning manager Nguyễn Thu Hương (Oxfam) Evaluation manager Trần Thị Thanh Thủy (Oxfam) and Nguyễn Thùy Linh (CECEM) Background, rationale and purpose of the evaluation BTAP is a three-year project funded by the European Committee that runs from March 2015 to March … [Read more...] about Terms of Reference for the final evaluation of Oxfam’s project “Non-state Actors Promoting Budget Transparency”
(Cinet)- Summary ceremony and award ceremony of composing propaganda posters and statue pictures of countryside sea and island are organized on December 31, 2010 in Hanoi by The Vietnam Fine Arts Association (VFAA). In summary ceremony, VFAA gave 21 awards that are the most excellent works in campaign of composing propaganda posters and statue pictures. It consits of 01 - first prize with statue picture of topic “Country”, 01- first prize with propaganda poster of topic “Protection of sovereignty of Vietnam island”. Besides, there will be still 03-second prizes, 04 - third prizes and 12 consolation prizes.Next times, VFAA will publish a book of Fine Arts about countryside sea and island as gifts sending to provinces, army sectors, especially sectors in sea and insland. It is an essential activity to promote arts coming nearer to people. … [Read more...] about Award for campaign of composing propaganda posters and statue pictures on countryside sea and island.