Business

Tourists numbers jump during holiday

The number of visitors attracted to popular and well known Vietnamese tourist spots rose sharply during the Liberation Day holiday period, from April 30 to May 3.
Forum talks new opportunity for prosperity Business

Forum talks new opportunity for prosperity

More than 250 scientists, researchers, scholars and business people gathered at a forum in the central city of Quang Ngai on March 20 to discuss new opportunity for prosperity of the central key economic region.
Society

Giong festival passes UNESCO’s first verification round

Dossier of the Vietnamese Giong festival which was sent to UNESCO for recognition as intangible cultural heritage has been said to have enough technical factors to submit to the UNSECO’s Intergovernmental Committee for further appraisal.
Culture - Sports

1.7 mln USD earmarked to expand culture database

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has decided to invest 31 billion VND (around 1.73 million USD) in eight new satellite database centres that preserve information on intangible cultural heritages of ethnic groups in the country.
Central Highlands endeavours to call on investment Business

Central Highlands endeavours to call on investment

A forum to promote investment in the Central Highlands wrapped up in Buon Ma Thuot city on September 5 with more than 120 projects in various industries in the region sealed.

Almost 60 projects were inked in farm-forestry processing, 24 in tourism, 20 in industry, eight in urban development and 10 in health care, education and transport at the Forum on Investment Promotion for the Central Highlands, initiated by the Central Highlands Steering Committee, the Ministry of Planning and Investment and Central Highlands provinces.
Society

Int’l volunteer campaign targets Ha Long heritage

An international volunteer campaign will be held in Ha Long City, north-eastern Quang Ninh province from August 15-28 as part of a series of programmes on preserving world heritage initiated by UNESCO and the COordianting Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS).