Binh An drum-making village Society

Binh An drum-making village

Binh An Village in Binh Lang commune, Tan Tru district, Long An province is renowned for its hundreds-of-year-old drum making craft, which is still upheld by locals.
Thailand aims to achieve 10 percent growth in tourism World

Thailand aims to achieve 10 percent growth in tourism

Thailand aims to achieve 10 percent growth in tourism revenue, or 3 trillion BHT, through tourism promotion packages to attract domestic and foreign visitors to explore new destinations with longer stays in the country.
Researcher drafts solutions to revive “xoan” singing Culture - Sports

Researcher drafts solutions to revive “xoan” singing

Cultural researcher Vu Kim Bien from northern Phu Tho province has submitted an over 80-page manuscript to local authorities featuring ancient “xoan” singing as well as solutions to revive the practice in response to its recognition as an Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding.
Experts discuss ways to revive woodblocks Society

Experts discuss ways to revive woodblocks

Intellectuals congregated at a scientific workshop held in the northern province of Bac Giang on August 16 to explore measures needed to revive and develop a collection of woodblocks at the provincial Vinh Nghiem pagoda.
Hot Air balloons take to Binh Thuan’s skies Society

Hot Air balloons take to Binh Thuan’s skies

The first ever Vietnamese International Hot Air Balloon Festival got underway in Phan Thiet City on August 31 in the central province of Binh Thuan . Numerous balloonists and pilots from 12 countries and territories are taking part.
Business

MICE tourism lacks confident approach

A lack of confidence is one of the factors preventing MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions) tourism from fully exploiting its development potential in Vietnam, foreign and local experts agree.
Society

Hanoi shops among Asia’s best

The capital city of Hanoi has been named one of the 13 best cities for shopping in Asia by Smart Travel Asia , the online travel magazine for Asia .