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Celebrations of Reunification Day and May Day

Celebrations of Reunification Day and May Day

4/30/2017 - 16:17

(VOVworld) – Celebrations are underway throughout Vietnam to mark the Reunifcation Day on April 30 and May Day. The Sa Pa summer tourism festival until June 30 features a cloud festival, the Cat Cat hamlet festival of the Mong ethnic group, a program of experiencing farm work in Ta Phin commune, and other cultural and sports activities.

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Beach tourism season kicks off

Beach tourism season kicks off

4/29/2017 - 16:24

(VOVworld) – The beach tourism season opened at the Bien Dong Park in Da Nang city on Friday, featuring a kayak race, flashmob dance, beach games competitions, and an exhibition of local tours among a myriad of activities.

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Travel during 2017 Reunification Day

Travel during 2017 Reunification Day

4/22/2017 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – This year Reunification Day (April 30) and International Labor Day (May 1) fall on a weekend. The domestic tourism market is expected to be busier than ever.

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Vietnam cares for people with disabilities

Vietnam cares for people with disabilities

4/19/2017 - 16:41

(VOVworld) – Quang Ninh province has raised 110,000 USD through a program called “Philanthropic circle” to support disabled people on the occasion of Vietnam's Day for People with Disability, April 18.

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“Glowing Ha Long” to replace Quang Ninh’s annual Carnival

“Glowing Ha Long” to replace Quang Ninh’s annual Carnival

4/17/2017 - 19:42

(VOVworld)-A music festival called “Glowing Ha Long 2017” will replace Quang Ninh province’s signature annual Carnival.

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Jellyfish exploitation in Co To Island

Jellyfish exploitation in Co To Island

4/3/2017 - 15:00

(VOVworld) – These days, Co To Island in Quang Ninh province is in the middle of jellyfish season. Some people call jellyfish “white gold” because it is a major source of income for thousands of fishermen and people who work in seafood processing plants.

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Vietnam welcomes 3.2 million foreign tourists in first quarter of 2017

Vietnam welcomes 3.2 million foreign tourists in first quarter of 2017

3/28/2017 - 18:15

(VOVworld) – More than 3.2 million foreign tourists came to Vietnam in the first quarter of this year, up 29% against the same period last year, announced the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism on Tuesday.

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Quang Nam province to boost development with human and natural driving forces

Quang Nam province to boost development with human and natural driving forces

3/25/2017 - 16:52

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged Quang Nam province to promote local connectivity for better growth. Speaking in a meeting on Friday to mark the 20th anniversary of its re-formation and 42nd anniversary of the provincial liberation, the Prime Minister praised the province’s 2 world heritage sites of Hoi An and My Son as well as diverse

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Israeli President visits Ha Long Bay

Israeli President visits Ha Long Bay

3/22/2017 - 18:24

(VOVworld) - Israeli President Reuven Ruvi Rivlin and his spouse today/ Wednesday visited the northern province of Quang Ninh and the UNESCO-recognised world natural heritage of Ha Long Bay.

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Vietnam, US enhance IT cooperation

Vietnam, US enhance IT cooperation

3/22/2017 - 16:27

(VOVworld) - Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan has called for US businesses’ engagement in IT cooperation with Vietnam.

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Quang Ninh seeks to promote tourism through “Kong: Skull island”

Quang Ninh seeks to promote tourism through “Kong: Skull island”

3/20/2017 - 19:23

(VOVworld) – The Quang Ninh Provincial People’s Committee has suggested the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism survey the feasibility of promoting tourism in places that were shot in the Hollywood blockbuster “Kong: Skull island”.

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Cherry blossom festival boosts Vietnam-Japan cultural exchange

Cherry blossom festival boosts Vietnam-Japan cultural exchange

3/15/2017 - 17:42

(VOVworld)-Japanese cherry blossoms have been displayed in many localities across Vietnam as part of efforts to increase mutual understanding and deepen the strategic partnership between Vietnam and Japan.

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Da Nang tops Provincial Competitive Index 2016

Da Nang tops Provincial Competitive Index 2016

3/14/2017 - 17:58

(VOVworld) - Da Nang topped Vietnam’s Provincial Competitive Index (PCI) for the fourth consecutive year in 2016, beating 58 provinces and 4 other cities nationwide.

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Kong: Skull Island smashes Vietnam’s box office of all time

Kong: Skull Island smashes Vietnam’s box office of all time

3/12/2017 - 17:00

(VOVworld) - American blockbuster “Kong: Skull Island” has set a new record in box office revenues in Vietnam after snagging 18.2 billion VND (798,200 USD) from the opening day on March 10 and early screenings on March 9 night.

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Japanese cherry blossom, Yen Tu yellow apricot blossom showcased in Ha Long

Japanese cherry blossom, Yen Tu yellow apricot blossom showcased in Ha Long

3/12/2017 - 16:01

(VOVworld) – A festival of Japanese cherry blossoms and Yen Tu yellow apricot blossoms opened on Saturday in Quang Ninh province, featuring a range of cultural activities. T

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Yen Tu Mountain, a sacred and peaceful Buddhist sanctuary

Yen Tu Mountain, a sacred and peaceful Buddhist sanctuary

2/25/2017 - 23:56

(VOVworld) - An early spring pilgrimage to the Buddhist sanctuary on Yen Tu Mountain in Quang Ninh province is popular with both Buddhists and tourists. Many like to climb to Dong (Bronze) Pagoda at the peak of Yen Tu Mountain, about 1,068 meters above sea level, to greet the sunrise of a new day.

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Culture and tourism development in Vietnam

Culture and tourism development in Vietnam

2/23/2017 - 16:59

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has seven world cultural heritages recognized by UNESCO, 44,000 scenic spots and historical sites, and 8,000 festivals. In recent years Vietnam have concentrated on promoting these advantages for tourism development.

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Technology transfer helps improve Quang Ninh’s medical service

Technology transfer helps improve Quang Ninh’s medical service

2/20/2017 - 14:58

(VOVworld)-Vietnam’s medical sector has recently increased the transfer of technology and professional qualification amongst doctors from central-level public hospitals to lower-level hospitals, helping to improve the quality of health check-ups and treatment in medical facilities in Quang Ninh province.

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Tree planting festival 2017

Tree planting festival 2017

2/6/2017 - 20:00

(VOVworld)- The tree planting festival is very popular in northern Vietnam when spring comes. This year, the festival was launched with a call to protect and ensure sustainable forest growth.

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Spring festivals embrace Vietnamese national identity

Spring festivals embrace Vietnamese national identity

2/6/2017 - 18:19

(VOVworld)- The Yen Tu Spring festival opened on Monday in Quang Ninh province. The festival features ritual ceremonies, local ethnic groups’ cuisine. With a complex of pagodas, temples and towers, Yen Tu is considered the cradle of Vietnamese Buddhism.

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Wednesday April 26, 2017

Wednesday April 26, 2017

(VOVworld) - Summer is coming around and it’s getting hotter in the northern part of Vietnam. The average temperature now ranges from 25 to 30DC. I enjoy this pleasant weather.

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...