Cuba: Various activities mark Fidel’s historical visit to Vietnam World

Cuba: Various activities mark Fidel’s historical visit to Vietnam

Special friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Cuba were nudged closer to Cuban friends through a book introduction ceremony held in Havana on September 10 as part of activities to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Cuban leader Fidel Castro’s historical visit to Vietnam.
Baroque Ensemble hosts soloists Culture - Sports

Baroque Ensemble hosts soloists

A Vietnamese violinist and a French cellist from the Orchestre National de France will be guest soloists with the HCM City Ballet and Symphony Orchestra and Opera at the Ensemble Concert on Sept. 20.
HCM City hosts second int'l belly dance festival Culture - Sports

HCM City hosts second int'l belly dance festival

Professional international belly dancers Angela Kim from the Republic of Korea, Julia Torgonkar from Ukraine and Daila Klara Jansikova from the Czech Republic will take part in the second Vietnam Belly Dance Festival in HCM City from July 10 to 12.
Business

HCM City market attracts giant foreign retailers

The retail market in Ho Chi Minh City is getting set for major realignments as many of the world’s leading retailers in the food, beverage, and fashion industries formulate expansion plans to set up shop, radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) reported.
Business

Brand building strategy plays vital role in real estate business

Vietnamese developers still remain unfamiliar with that concept of a brand personality at a time that creating and strenghthening real estate and retail brands is more important than ever, the Vietnam Investment Review (VIR) quoted managing director of Red Brand Builders, Chris Elkin, as saying.
Business

Retail real estate set to prosper, says CBRE

Retail real estate has performed well both globally and regionally during 2013 and this is expected to continue in 2014. CBRE Vietnam executive director Richard Leech sees that the segment is bucking the downward trend. Report by Vietnam Investment Review.
Politics

Vietnam bids farewell to great Cuban friend

Vietnamese Ambassador to Cuba Duong Minh on November 10 paid last tribute to Raul Valdes Vivo, a former Cuban Party leader and a close friend of Vietnam, who passed away on November 9 at the age of 84.
Vietnam-Cuba Dong Hoi hospital – a symbol of brotherhood Society

Vietnam-Cuba Dong Hoi hospital – a symbol of brotherhood

The Vietnam-Cuba Hospital in Quang Binh province’s Dong Hoi city was built in 1973 following the visit of Cuba’s then-president Fidel Castro to the region. In the following years, it has become recognised as a shining monument to the sacred brotherhood and intimate friendship between Vietnam and Cuba.