• Promoting Dong Ho folk painting

    Promoting Dong Ho folk painting

    25/03/2013 05:23

    The villageof Dong Ho, locatedon the banks ofthe Duong River, in Song Ho Commune, Thuan ThanhDistrict, Bac Ninh Province, is famous for its folk woodcuts, and manually produced prints that usenatural materialssuch as bamboo and indigo leaves. Dong Hopaintingsdescribe everyday life,...

  • Jade statue of King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong displayed in Hue

    Jade statue of King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong displayed in Hue

    25/03/2013 05:20

    A solemn ceremony to commemorate the King-Monk and welcome his statue was held at the pagoda on March 24. According totheExecutive Boardof the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha – Thua Thien- Hue city chapter, thejade statue, which is 3.25 metres high and weighs 7 tonnes, was on loan from...

  • Con Dao prison honored as special national relic

    Con Dao prison honored as special national relic

    25/03/2013 03:55

    Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan presented the special national relic certificate to officials of the People's Committee of Ba Ria - Vung Tau. On March 23, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan awarded a Special National Relic certificate to the Con Dao Prison of the...

  • Farmers in My Son holy land study English for tourism services

    Farmers in My Son holy land study English for tourism services

    23/03/2013 12:46

    English class for learners of various ages Not easy Each class has 30 members of various ages who share same tables in the meeting hall of Duy Phu Commune in Duy Xuyen District. “I can do manual work like carrying rice and farming easily. However, I find it really difficult...

  • Central coast told to enhance tourism

    Central coast told to enhance tourism

    23/03/2013 12:43

    The rubber latex manufacturing line in the Cam Lo Rubber Latex Processing Factory in the central province of Quang Tri. The central region will strive to attract investment to develop socio-economy. Thanh told a two-day conference on investment in the central coastal region...

  • Ignoring cheap domestic tours, Vietnamese prefer outbound tours

    Ignoring cheap domestic tours, Vietnamese prefer outbound tours

    23/03/2013 06:03

    Despite a lot ofsales promotioncampaigns, the number of foreign tourists to Vietnam remains modest. Meanwhile, Vietnamese prefer traveling abroad than domestically. Joining hands or dying Travel firms and air carriers have had a lot of meetings to discuss the airfare reductions, a part of...

  • Hue: Noon Gate conservation starts

    Hue: Noon Gate conservation starts

    22/03/2013 08:51

    The first phase of the project- conducted by Vietnam’s Central Sub-Institute for Building Science and Technology at an estimated cost of US$2.1 million is scheduled for completion in December, 2015. Visitors will still be able to explore Dai Noi (imperial citadel) via Noon...

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