Belgian helps Co Tu weaving Society

Belgian helps Co Tu weaving

The Co Tu ethnic group, living in a remote mountainous village in the central province of Quang Nam, are familiar with Belgian designer Aldegonde van Alsenoy, nicknamed Ava.
Tourism peaks in central region Travel

Tourism peaks in central region

Localities in central Vietnam have seen an increasing number of domestic and international tourists in the past two years, particularly over national holidays, thanks to a range of promotional activities and stronger provincial tourism links.
Hoi An’s Mid-Autumn Festival attracts tourists Culture - Sports

Hoi An’s Mid-Autumn Festival attracts tourists

The World Heritage site and ancient town of Hoi An is organising numerous activities in celebration of this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival, including sport competitions and musical performances, in order to promote the heritage site’s cultural and historical value for tourists.
Storm Nari havocs central region Society

Storm Nari havocs central region

The central region was hit by another cyclonic storm only a fortnight after being devastated by Storm Wutip. Nari, the 11th storm to hit Vietnam this year, made a landfall in the region on October 15.
Society

Central region braces for tropical storm

Thousands of fishing vessels have headed for safe harbour as storms continue to lash the central provinces, damaging homes, washing away bridges, closing schools and forcing large scale relocations for several affected communities.
Culture - Sports

ASEAN, Korean arts performed at heritage festival

Original and eye-catching performances from nine art troupes hailing from eight ASEAN countries and the Republic of Korea (RoK) brought a multi-cultural atmosphere to the ancient town of Hoi An in central coastal Quang Nam province on June 23.
Society

Vietnam: A great place to live

The online magazine ‘Business Insider’ recently published an article written by leading Investment Strategist Tim Staermose, which gave the author’s impression of Vietnam after an eight day visit to the country.
Business

France helps build major waste factory

The ancient town of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam put its largest waste treatment facility into operation on July 15, in an effort to conserve the world cultural heritage site.
Travel

Travel firms offer Tet tours for tourists

As the Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival is approaching, tourist companies are eagerly preparing to launch tours to serve not only local holidaymakers but also tens of thousands of foreign visitors.