July 31st, 2010

 

The World Food Festival 2010 – “Taste the World” was officially opened in the evening of July 21 at Thuy Van street, Vung Tau City, Ba Ria- Vung Tau province. Thousands of local people and tourists were gathered at 3km long of Thuy Van street to taste hundred dishes of 31...

 

July 30th, 2010

 

Two musical concerts evoking the history of Hanoi will make its appearance on stage one hundred days before the city’s millennial anniversary in October. The first of the two, named the “Day song Hong – song Cai”, centers its story on the Red River, of which, is written for...

 

July 28th, 2010

 

As the city makes it way to further developments, the many historic neighborhoods around Ho Chi Minh vanishes one after the other. A 300-year old urban area situated in the intersection of Hai Thuong Lan Ong and Trieu Quang Phuc streets in District 5 remains to be the only...

 

July 28th, 2010

 

Located about 90 km of Vietnam’s capital, Ninh Binh is a humble province if to be compared with the grandness of Hanoi. But why many tourists come all the way to this part of the country tells a different tale.

 

July 26th, 2010

 

Vietnam’s “secret weapon”, Le Quang Liem, took the entire world chess community by surprise after defeating Ukraine’s pride, Ruslan Ponomariov, at the Sparkassen Chess Meeting annual tournament in Dortmund, Germany last week.

 

July 25th, 2010

 

In recent months, the hot dispute on both domestic newspapers and foreign news is the severe power shortage in Vietnam. The frequent and widespread cutting-off power over the past several months have adversely affected to daily activities of community and create many difficulties...

 

July 23rd, 2010

 

With a favorable location, an interlacing river system, a variety of delicious fruits and rich indigenous culture, the Mekong Delta has many advantages to develop orchard tours. But, orchard tour development is still unproportional with the potential due to a number of planning...

 

July 22nd, 2010

 

As Typhoon Conson touched Vietnam on Saturday, its strong winds swept away three cargo vessels, causing them to swerve and collide into Hai Phong's Binh Bridge. Parts of the bridge were damaged as the cranes from Vinashin Orient and Shinsung Accord smashed against the structure,...

 

July 21st, 2010

 

Nestled about 80 kilometers off Rach Gia Town of Kien Giang Province is a charming island known as Hon Trem (Trem Island). Small the island may be, but definitely a proud one, as the island cradles among the country’s most attractive beach, the Bai Hon Trem. Known for its golden...

 

July 20th, 2010

 

After leaving 39 people dead in the Philippines and 2 in China, while displacing tens of thousands others from their homes, typhoon Conson continued to head for Vietnam on Saturday. Learning of the damage caused to its neighboring countries, Vietnam braced for Conson’s arrival.