January 29th, 2012

 

Thanh Toan Tile Roofed Bridge Village wasn’t always named as such. Used to be called Thuy Thanh Commune situated in Huong Thuy District in the central province of Thua Thine-Hue, the residents are so proud of its tile-roofed bridge that it later earned the name for its place. In...

 

January 22nd, 2012

 

January 16, 2012 marks a special day for Vietnam. This is the gala farewell party for the Kitchen Gods, a very important tradition for the Vietnamese people.

Kitchen Gods are believed to be the guardian spirits of the kitchen. Vietnamese believe that they bless the family...

 

January 22nd, 2012

 

For VND 599,000 (US$29) a person and VND 399,000 ($19) for children between 4 to 12 years old, you can enjoy a sumptuous dinner at the sky deck of Ho Chi Minh City's new icon, the Bitexco Financial Tower on the eve of January 22. At 262.5 meters (861 ft) and 68 floors, it is...

 

January 21st, 2012

 

Hanoi will expand its walking streets to promote its specialty and traditional cuisine. This statement is according to the project’s investor itself, Dong Xuan Joint Stock Company.

 

 

January 21st, 2012

 

Despite the increase of purchasing power among consumers during the holidays, prices have remained surprisingly stable, an apparently good sign for the coming of the Lunar New Year, also called Tet.

 

January 21st, 2012

 

What better time could there be to visit Vietnam than during its most important holiday, the Lunar New Year. In the country, it’s popularly called Tet Nguyen Dan or Tet. With the festivities going on during the season, tourists will not only experience an extraordinary kind of...

 

January 20th, 2012

 

As a highly indispensable annual activity every Lunar New Year, the Flower Festival this year hopes to bring a richer assortment of blossoms to attract more locals and tourists during Tet season. Coming to Vietnam during Tet engulf visitors in an ocean of colorful flowers...

 

January 18th, 2012

 

Despite recording increasing numbers of visitors over the years, Vietnam has a long way to develop quality tourism services, visitors and experts say.

 

January 15th, 2012

 

In Ho Chi Minh City several big tourism projects are under way, totaling to about $1.65 billion. For this, Saigontourist Holding Co., the company slated for the following projects, are seeking out investors to help fund the major constructions needed for the city.

 

January 13th, 2012

 

An income growth of 55.7% in Vietnam increased the Human Development Index (HDI) to 11.8% between 1999 and 2008. This is according to the Social Services for Human Development Report by the UNDP released on November 9 of this year.