• World Heritage title eyed for Yen Tu Buddhist relic

    World Heritage title eyed for Yen Tu Buddhist relic

    19/03/2013 03:17

    The Prime Minister has before approved a plan to make Yen Tu in the northern province of Quang Ninh a national centre of culture, history and tourism. The Buddhism complex on the 1,068m Yen Tu Mountain is considered the capital of Vietnamese Buddhism, where in the 13 th century...

  • Magnificent Happiness Road in Upland Geopark

    Magnificent Happiness Road in Upland Geopark

    19/03/2013 02:51

    Rocks are as rough as quills, as pointed and sharp as thorns, and as balanced as pyramid. The variety of stone shapes creates the appealing diversity of this plateau. It remains unknown when man sets foot to live in this land full of adversity where rock is excessive and soil is scarce. The...

  • April festival to honour Hoang Sa Flotilla

    April festival to honour Hoang Sa Flotilla

    18/03/2013 04:54

    The 2013 Quang Ngai Sea and Island Cultural Week will also be launched on this occasion. This will be the first time Quang Ngai organises at provincial level the Hoang Sa Soldier Feast and Commemoration Festival. This is a unique rite observed by the locals on Ly Son Island in either the...

  • Crimes in Vietnam War showcased

    Crimes in Vietnam War showcased

    18/03/2013 04:52

    The exhibition showcased more than 200 images, documents and displays about the crimes of US imperialists while invading Vietnam in the 1955-75 period, and images of renovating Quang Ngai and its people. Moreover, photos of development and protection of national sovereignty over its seas...

  • Festival for heroic Trung sisters opens

    Festival for heroic Trung sisters opens

    18/03/2013 04:49

    The Dong Nhan village festival is annually held to commemorate the great contributions of these two heroines to the country. In addition to the traditional rites, such as water-picking, statue-bathing and incense offering, there are special activities in this year’s festival,...

  • Central Highlands dance in pictures

    Central Highlands dance in pictures

    17/03/2013 12:56

    The event attracted the participation of 15 gong troupes from villages, ethnic boarding schools that came to introduce the gong culture of Ba Na and Jrai ethnic minorities. There were also colorful festivities such as the Celebration of New Paddy of Jrai ethnic people and the Celebration of...

  • Ly Nha Ky quits race to be next tourism ambassador

    Ly Nha Ky quits race to be next tourism ambassador

    15/03/2013 03:03

    In a heartfelt letter to the media, Ky said that her health was not too good and that during her term she suffered numerous slanderous remarks against her, her family and relatives. Mixed public opinion regarding her position really upset Ky’s mother and hurt her other family...

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