Hoi An City exempts entrance fee The authorities of the ancient city of Hoi An announced the exemption of entrance fee to the city for Vietnamese Heroic Mothers, war invalids, handicapped people, journalists, children and students of less than 16.
Vietnam to attend World Youth Festival A 135-member delegation from Vietnam will attend the World Festival of Youth and Students in South Africa from December 12-21. They will join about 12,000 other delegates from 110 countries and territories.
Many airlines increase frequencies, open new routes Many foreign and domestic airlines are managing to cash in on the strong recovery of Vietnam’s aviation market after the 2008-2009 global financial crisis by increasing their frequencies and opening air routes to the country.
German contemporary arts introduced to Vietnam Workshops, film screenings, contemporary art performances and concerts in Hanoi, Hue and Ho Chi Minh City from November 8-December 10 will make Open Academy 2010 different from other German art exchange programmes in Vietnam.
Photos highlight Russia's beauty Audiences can take a photographic trip to Russia at the Glimpse on Russia exhibition on show at 45 Trang Tien Street in Ha Noi. The exhibition features about 100 photographs highlighting the beauty of the Russian landscape, architecture and the people.
Vietnam joins ranks of Asia’s finest hotels and resorts Vietnamese resorts that made the top 20 list for best resorts in Asia included, Life Heritage Resort-Hoi An, The Nam Hai, and Evason Ana Mandara & Six Senses Spa. The Sofitel Legend Metropole-Hanoi and the Park Hyatt-Saigon, each won top spots in the survey of the 100 top hotels in Asia.
First time exhibitor displays new watercolor style A watercolor and ink exhibition featuring 55 paintings by artist Tran Van Hai is now on at the City Exhibition House in HCMC’s District 1. The paintings in the artist’s first ever exhibition were inspired during trips to the coastal regions, the Highlands and the Mekong Delta from 2006 to 2010.