Mao Dien Temple of Literature and Xua Temple – Giam Pagoda – Bia Temple complex in the northern province of Hai Duong were recognised as special national relic sites in a ceremony held in Cam Giang district on December 16.
As per the People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City’s document issued on September 1st, officials and public servants are not allowed to play Pokemon Go during working hours.
UNDP will continue its support to Vietnam’s development priorities and create new values as suppliers and donors of capital as well as a partner to create added values locally.
A Tet Doc Lap or Independent Holliday celebration will be held from September 1st – 30th at the Culture and Tourism Village of Vietnamese ethnic groups in Hanoi to mark the 71th anniversary of National Day (September 2nd), according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
On August 26th, the Hanoi-based Ho Chi Minh Museum has held a ceremony to receive 1,153 historical objects and documents relating to President Ho Chi Minh collected from September 2015 to September 2016.
Da Nang’s authorities have chosen red-shanked douc langurs as the city’s symbol in the run-up to hosting the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in 2017.
The Government’s Committee for Religious Affairs hosted a reception in Hanoi on August 19th for Muslim dignitaries from Ho Chi Minh City and the southern provinces of Tay Ninh and Ninh Thuan.
Over 50,000 local and overseas parishioners have flocked to the opening of 2016 La Vang Pilgrimage Festival which is underway at La Vang Church, Hai Lang district, central Quang Tri province on August 14th.
Vietnamese cultural television channel NetViet – VTC10 has officially launched terrestrial digital broadcast in the US state of California, since August 1st under the system of the television station Kaza TV – one of ten units with a maximum coverage of over six million subscribers.
The central city has launched a contest on planning and architecture design of the Han River banks with an aim of creating landscape and beautiful scenery for local people and tourists.
The cultural exchange events took place at Ho Chi Minh City Youth Culture House on August 14th to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Vietnam – Thailand diplomatic relations (August 6th, 1976-2016).
Boredpanda – a leading art, design and photography community website in Europe- has released a photo collection of natural landscapes and people in Vietnam taken by Turkish professional photographers in the SSS club during their 16-day trip to the Southeast Asian nation.
The statue of Jade Buddha for Universal Peace will be on display at Phu Lien Pagoda in northern Thai Nguyen Province this month, on the celebration of the Buddist Vu Lan festival.
Tam Thanh village has become a new tourist attraction in Quang Nam Province with bright and colorful giant mutual paintings.
An exhibition on the pain of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin in Vietnam and efforts to overcome its consequences was opened in Hanoi on August 3rd.
The three-day Vietnam Fisheries International Exhibition (Vietfish), a trade shows for seafood suppliers and buyers around the world, opened yesterday (August 3rd) at HCM City's Sai Gon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC).
The sixth international festival of Vietnamese traditional martial arts kicked off in Quy Nhon city, the central province of Binh Dinh, on August 2nd.