June 28th, 2010

 

Besides water puppetry, tourists to Hanoi can enjoy traditional cheo (traditional operetta) extracts, quan ho (love duets) and chau van.

To attract tourists, the Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has designed a special traditional art program at Hanoi Cheo Theatre.

 

June 26th, 2010

 

The pilot project to operate tramcars around the Hoan Kiem Lake and Hanoi’s Old Quarter for tourists will be kicked off in July 2010.

 

June 25th, 2010

 

According to public statistics of Hue Festival 2010, this year event successfully attracts a record number of tourists. During the period from June 5 to 13, the biennial cultural festival recorded 120,359 visitors, an increase of 30% in compare with the previous event in 2008,...

 

June 24th, 2010

 

Over the past week, the heat spell that swept across northern and central Vietnam have disrupted normal life, caused health problems and even resulted for several businesses in the region to suffer significant losses. On June 15, the soaring temperature blanketing the regions...

 

June 22nd, 2010

 

Key export-earning sectors in Vietnam are now facing renewed challenges that would impact their profits significantly owing to the adverse effects of the Euro’s recent fragile state. The Greek debt crisis caused Europe’s single currency to fall to a four-year low of $1.2142,...

 

June 18th, 2010

 

Beyond the interesting mix of Vietnam’s bustling streets, busy fastfoods, serene lakes, historical museums and centuries-old pagodas tourists come to the country to see, there is a different form of experience that await tourists with more adventurous spirits.

 

June 12th, 2010

 

The divers’ different way of looking into the underwater world is what makes them remain enthusiastic about waters and all the wonders it hold, and no matter how vast and deep the water they have explored, they will never cease to look forward to more discoveries and newer...

 

June 9th, 2010

 

A new draft issued by Vietnam’s Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) on May 13 stated that online gamers will not be allowed to play internet games beyond 10p.m. In the same manner, online game companies are prohibited to run their games starting from the restriction...

 

June 5th, 2010

 

Something that began as a display of Vietnam’s royal heritage along with the interesting local culture of Thua-Thien-Hue province, the Hue Festival had turned into one of the biggest attractions marked in the country’s cultural calendar and a much looked-forward to event not just...

 

June 4th, 2010

 

As urban residents are more looking into a change of atmosphere, away from the fast pace of city life, heading to beaches and islands for holidays are becoming a popular trend.