Society

18th century objects discovered

The Ha Tinh provincial museum said on September 7 that it has discovered four wood blocks engraved with ancient Chinese script and a monolithic statue, which are thought to date back to the 18th century.
Travel

Quang Nam to promote culture tours

Central Quang Nam province will introduce its special culture and tourism potentials at the biggest ever Tourism Culture Week slated for the end of November in Hanoi, a provincial official said.
Culture - Sports

Vietnamese cultural days begin in South Africa

“Vietnamese Cultural Days in South Africa” began in Pretoria on August 31 to celebrate the 64 th anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day (Sept. 2) and the 16 th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries (Dec. 22).
Travel

Japanese tour operators to survey Vietnam

Representatives from 43 leading Japanese travel firms will survey the tourism opportunities in Vietnam from September 8-12, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
Politics

Looking back on Vietnam-Singapore relations

Vietnam still attracts considerable attention from Singaporean firms as an investment destination even now, during the ongoing world economic downturn, said Jimmy Chua, Singapore Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City.