Italian paper highlights Vietnam’s landscape Travel

Italian paper highlights Vietnam’s landscape

The Italian daily newspaper La Repubblica has unstintingly praised the beauty of Vietnam’s northern region and suggested attractive destinations for foreign tourists, including Hanoi, Ha Long Bay and those in northern mountainous provinces.
Hanoi busy with 2014 Earth Hour campaign Society

Hanoi busy with 2014 Earth Hour campaign

Hanoi is orchestrating a range of activities to respond to the 2014 Earth Hour campaign, with the key event to be televised live from August Square in front of the Hanoi Opera House at 8pm on March 29.
Business

Hanoi welcomes over 2 mln visitors during Tet

The capital city of Hanoi has received 2.08 million tourists, including 60,000 foreigners, during the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, an increase of 11 percent from the same period last year.
Culture - Sports

Festival honours Kitchen God

As part of the ongoing flower festival at the Vietnam Centre for Art and Cultural Exhibitions at 2 Hoa Lu Street, the first ever festival honouring Ong Cong (the Land Genie) and Ong Tao (the Kitchen God) will be held on February 3.
Society

Hanoi to switch off during Earth Hour

The capital city of Hanoi will switch off its lighting system in a number of public areas and streets from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm on March 31 to support this year’s Earth Hour.