In his remarks, Ngo Sy Anh, General Manager of Vietnam Airlines branch in Japan, affirmed the importance of the Japanese market to the company. Before the pandemic, the airline ran 68 flights every week to connect four major cities of Japan to Vietnam’s Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Da Nang. In 2019, it carried 1.6 million passengers on these routes. With the Vietnamese Government deciding to resume regular international flights from January 1 last year, Vietnam Airlines is now operating 42 flights linking the countries. At the event, participating Vietnamese travel, accommodation companies and carriers introduced Vietnam’s potential and attractive sites to their Japanese peers. The sides exchanged views on cooperation orientations to capitalize on opportunities stemming from the nations’ post-pandemic recovery. In an interview on the sidelines of the event to the Vietnam News Agency, Sayuri Hiroi, Business Development Manager at the TMG, said Vietnam is a safe nation of charming … [Read more...] about Vietnam tourism promoted in Japan
United airline book a flight
British explorers discover 5 new caves in central Vietnam
All of them are wet caves, although some have dry branches. Hung Tru 1 cave is 1,919 meters long, Hung Tru 2 cave is 502 meters long, Hung Tru 3 cave is 153 meters long, Hung Ka Vong 1 cave is 238 meters long, and Hung Ka Vong 2 cave is 537 meters long. Experts also discovered a cave with a long underground stream, but they were unable to study it entirely due to a lack of facilities. Boats, rescue vehicles, and dive tanks will be prepared for further inspection by the crew. One of five new caves discovered in Quang Binh Province in March 2023. Photo courtesy of the British Royal Cave Association Nguyen Hoai Nam, secretary of Tuyen Hoa District Party Committee, said that the area may still have many unexplored caves. "Some caves have large spaces, stunning stalactites, and good tourism potential," said Nam. "The district intends to make these locations safe tourism destinations once more precise information is provided." With more than 500 caves discovered, Quang … [Read more...] about British explorers discover 5 new caves in central Vietnam
Hanoi seeks support from World Heritage Centre in restoration of Kinh Thien Palace
Secretary of the Hanoi Party’s Committee Dinh Tien Dung on March 24 asked for continued support from the UNESCO World Heritage Centre (WHC) for a project to restore Kinh Thien Palace in the Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi, which was recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010. Kinh Thien Palace is the most important building of the Thang Long Imperial Citadel (Photo: VNA) He made the suggestion at a reception for the WHC’s director, Lazzarre Eloundou, who is on a visit to Vietnam to attend a conference entitled “Promoting the role of world cultural and natural heritage in sustainable development in Vietnam.” Dung said as a "Heritage City" with an extremely rich and diverse cultural heritage fund, Hanoi has received great attention and help from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in cultural conservation and development . He affirmed that the cooperation between Hanoi and UNESCO has contributed to … [Read more...] about Hanoi seeks support from World Heritage Centre in restoration of Kinh Thien Palace
Young peacekeepers in Abyei conduct social activities
According to Lieutenant Colonel Nguyen Quang Tuyen, Political Officer of the first Engineering Company, the unit has completed the construction of a house to present to an immigrant family in Abyei as a gift. The nine-member family has immigrated to Abyei and lived in a 5-6sq.m tattered tent around 300m from the company’s barracks. The Standing Committee of the Youth Union Chapter has mobilized all members to build the house from used materials to help the family soon stabilize their lives. With high determination and efforts, youths of Engineering Company Rotation 1 completed the 40sq.m house after two weeks and handed over to the family. The deed of the young Vietnamese peacekeepers has attracted the attention of local people. This is the first time that they have witnessed a unit of the U.N. building house for the poor. Earlier, within the framework of the Youth Month, the Youth Union Chapter worked with youths of a local high school to concrete two classrooms with a total … [Read more...] about Young peacekeepers in Abyei conduct social activities
Deputy spokeswoman: Vietnam ready to cooperate with U.S.
Commenting on Vietnam - U.S. ties at the ministry’s regular press conference in Hanoi on March 23, Hang said since its establishment a decade ago, the Vietnam - U.S. comprehensive partnership has developed extensively, effectively and substantially in bilateral, regional and international aspects. The two countries have maintained contacts, dialogues and exchange of delegations at all levels, especially high-level visits. In joint statements and meetings between the two countries’ leaders, Vietnam and the U.S. consistently affirmed their commitment to respecting the United Nations Charter, international law, as well as independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity and political regime of each other. The U.S. repeatedly expressed its support for a strong, independent and prosperous Vietnam. Economic, trade, and investment cooperation has been a notable bright spot, with two-way trade reaching 123 billion USD in 2022, four times higher than that in 2013. The U.S. has become … [Read more...] about Deputy spokeswoman: Vietnam ready to cooperate with U.S.