Spiritual sites to visit in spring around Hanoi Culture - Sports

Spiritual sites to visit in spring around Hanoi

Travelling to the temple at the start of the year is an essential activity for the Vietnamese people that has become a cultural beauty to this day. This is the time when people from all over the country go to the sanctuaries to visit, sightsee, and pray for the best luck of the year. ​
Reference exchange rate up 3 VND Business

Reference exchange rate up 3 VND

The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,608 VND/USD on January 27, the first working day after the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, up 3 VND from the last working day before Tet (January 19).
Paris Agreement: Lessons on independence, self-reliance, int'l solidarity Politics

Paris Agreement: Lessons on independence, self-reliance, int'l solidarity

The signing of the Paris Agreement on ending the war and restoring peace in Vietnam on January 27, 1973, was a resounding victory of Vietnam's revolutionary diplomacy in the Ho Chi Minh era, making important contributions to the common victory of the whole nation and, at the same time, leaving invaluable diplomatic lessons.
Retail market predicted to bustle in 2023 Business

Retail market predicted to bustle in 2023

Although 2023 is forecast to see many difficulties, experts expect this is a recovery year of the retail sector after COVID-19 pandemic as there are many signs showing the return of investors and higher demands.
Mural village woos more visitors to Quang Binh Travel

Mural village woos more visitors to Quang Binh

The coastal village of Canh Duong in Quang Trach district, central Quang Binh province, is known for its breathtaking natural scenery. But now, the 400-year-old village attracts visitors with its beautiful and unique murals.
Neu pole sends off evil spirits, welcomes blessings Culture - Sports

Neu pole sends off evil spirits, welcomes blessings

Vietnamese people in the old days put up tall bamboo poles with red garment strips hanging from them during Tet, believing that poles prevented ghosts and monsters from entering the community during the holiday. The tradition of raising the Neu (or Tet) pole remains alive today in many villages and homes around the country. ​