VietNamNet Bridge - About 350-500 businesses are set to join Ha Noi's second sales promotion month, organised by the city's Department of Industry and Trade in November, the department announced yesterday, Oct 27. Retail sales up 28 percent year-over-year International fashion brands mark Vietnam Customers shop at the Big C Thang Long Supermarket in Ha Noi. Ha Noi's retail sector will join in a second round of sales next month to try to counteract rising inflation. (Photo: VNS) … [Read more...] about Ha Noi set for November sales
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BTO - The street festival took place in the night of October 7th with more than 1,000 participants. It has been the most attractive cultural highlight of Phan Thiet city on the occasion of the successful provincial Party Congress and the great festival of the 1000 anniversary of Thang Long - Ha Noi. The night street festival paraded the main streets of tourist city such as Tran Hung Dao, Nguyen Tat Thanh, Nguyen Du… It full converged traditional cultural colours of the coastal region through specific festivities such as Mid-Autumn festival, Cau Ngu festival, Nghinh Ong festival and traditional boat race. … [Read more...] about Resplendent street festival in Phan Thiet city in celebration of the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long -Ha Noi
In the evening of 21 November 2011, in Vietnam Culture and Art Exhibition Centre (2 Hoa Lu, Ha Noi), Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism held the opening ceremony of the Culture and Tourism week of North Central Coast Region in Ha Noi in 2011 with the attendance of 6 provinces: Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien Hue. The Culture and Tourism week of North Central Coast Region in Ha Noi in 2011- the anniversary of Vietnam Culture Heritage Day (23/11) with main activities took place from 21 to 23 November 2011. This can be seen as a proper activity towards the event of National Tourism Year of North Central Region- Hue 2012. It also begins the work of promulgation of activities regularly held during 2012 at the North Central Coast Region so that people in the country and international friends can have more knowledge of North Central Region Culture Heritage and so as to attract international tourists and boost up domestic tourism. In the scope of … [Read more...] about Hue Culture Impression in the Culture and Tourism week of North Central Coast Region in Ha Noi in 2011.
More than half a century has elapsed, and under the guidance of the Ha Noi Party Committee, the people of our city have worked really hard to overcome paramount difficulties and challenges, said Ha Noi Party Committee Secretary Pham Quang Nghi. " Ha Noi has made long, vigorous strides to become the fortress of socialism and the heart of the country ," said Nghi while talking to Vietnam New Agency reporter on the occasion of the 52nd anniversary of Ha Noi's Liberation Day (Oct. 10). " Especially during the 20 years of renewal, the capital has accomplished paramount achievements to improve the quality of life." According to Nghi, the city is currently focused on synchronised implementation of the approved projects and programs; most importantly, on speeding up the administration reform, strengthening leadership skills, fast-tracking urban planning and construction management and actively pulling together social resources to usher in fundamental changes in the city's development … [Read more...] about Ha Noi celebrates its liberty, achievements
The country has about 3,500 children on average die of drowning every year, with the latest 3 cases happening yesterday in Dak Nong and Phu Yen Provinces, the Department for Children Care and Protection has warned. Nguyen Trong An, deputy head of the Department, under the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, said more than 200 children have drowned nationwide since the beginning of this year. In 2010, the number of drowned children was about 2,800, but last year the figure increased to nearly 3,500, the department said. When asked why the department has yet to launch a campaign to teach children to swim , An said most of the drowned children were under 6 years old and at the age children are hard to be taught to swim. According to the ministry’s statistics, Ha Noi, Nghe An and Thanh Hoa are leading the country in the number of drowned children, with 132-180 deaths every year in each of the localities. In the Central Highlands, the northern part of central … [Read more...] about Vietnam has 3,500 children drown every year