PM Dung welcomes UNESCO chief Politics

PM Dung welcomes UNESCO chief

PM Nguyen Tan Dung held a reception of UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova in Hanoi on October 1, thanking her agency for recognising Thang Long Royal Citadel as a World Cultural Heritage site.

Thousands join walk for prosperous ASEAN

A walk for “A peaceful and prosperous ASEAN community” took place around the Hoan Kiem lake in the heart of Hanoi on August 8, drawing 11,000 people, including foreign diplomatic corps.

Buddhist week celebrations wind up

A week of Buddhist celebrations to acknowledge the capital city’s 1000th anniversary closed on August 2 at the Thang Long Citadel, recognised as a world cultural heritage site
Vietnam looks to boost ties with Japan Politics

Vietnam looks to boost ties with Japan

Vietnam attaches importance to its cooperation with Japan and as ASEAN Chair, Vietnam wants to boost cooperation between ASEAN and Japan, affirmed Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan.

Int’l cruiser berths in Ha Long Bay

A total of 1,500 foreign tourists on board the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Legend of the Sea arrived in Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO-recognised world cultural heritage site, in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh, on Feb. 9

Quang Nam province calls for investment

A leading official from the central province of Quang Nam on November 25 called for assistance and aid from foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) for its localities.