sports and tourism
HCM City agrees to set up tourism department

19:18 10/10/2014

HCM City agrees to set up tourism department The HCM City administration has approved a decision to set up a Tourism Department effective October 16.

Visa rules to be loosened to boost tourism competitiveness

13:26 10/10/2014

More relaxed visa policies are an important factor for the tourism industry to boost competitiveness in the region and beyond.

Thousands sign petition on Tax Plaza preservation

09:54 10/10/2014

Hours after a representative of the Honorary Consul General of Finland in HCMC proposed local authorities preserve parts of the Saigon Tax Trade Center due to be demolished soon, hundreds of locals have signed an online petition...

Sports News 9/10

23:38 09/10/2014

Vietnam sends athletes to compete at Asian Para Games IIA delegation of 45 athletes with physical disabilities was sent off to the 2014 Asian Para Games (Asian Para Games II) with a formal ceremony held at the National Sports...

Int'l experts compare notes on music composers' training

21:19 08/10/2014

Music experts from Vietnam, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Norway, Laos and Russia are comparing notes in music composers' training at a seminar in Hanoi on October 8-9.

Craft village tourism festival marks Hanoi Liberation Day

20:04 08/10/2014

The annual Hanoi Traditional Craft Village Tourism Festival will be held at Quan Ngua Sports Palace from October 9 to 12, in celebration of the 60th anniversary of Hanoi's Liberation Day.

Health Ministry uses standby fund for Ebola prevention

15:21 08/10/2014

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has allowed the Ministry of Health to proactively use its standby fund created for countering epidemics in 2014 for preventive measures against Ebola epidemic, which has caused over 3,400 deaths in...

Finnish diplomats suggest partial conservation of Saigon Tax Trade Center

14:47 07/10/2014

Representatives of the Finnish Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City have sent a letter to the HCMC People's Committee and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism proposing a number of measures to conserve part of the Saigon...

Hanoi welcomes over 2 million international visitors

18:15 06/10/2014

More than 2 million foreign tourists have flocked to Hanoi since the beginning of this year, up 15% against the same period last year, the Hanoi municipal Department for Culture, Sports and Tourism reported on Oct.

Truong Ba Temple Festival in Quang Ngai

07:28 05/10/2014

The annual Truong Ba Temple festival held on April 15–17 (lunar calendar) in Tra Bong District, the central province of Quang Ngai, attracts thousands of visitors each year.


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