Tuesday, 26 May 2015
Visa exemptions to help regain tourism
The Hanoitimes - Exempting visa for citizens from key tourist markets would help boost tourism amidst a recent fall in the number of international visitors, experts said.
Group discussions focus on socio-economic development, State budgets
The Hanoitimes - Lawmakers discussed in groups the progress of socio-economic development of 2014 and the first few months of 2015 at the ongoing ninth session of the 13th National Assembly in Hanoi on May 25.
Party official hails Buddhist Sangha of Vietnam’s national efforts
The Hanoitimes - Ha Thi Khiet, Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation, has praised the Buddhist Sangha of Vietnam (BSV) for its contributions to national development.
Samsung begins construction of production complex in HCM City
The Hanoitimes - Samsung Electronics from the Republic of Korea officially started construction on a production complex at a hi-tech zone in HCM City on May 19.
Japanese investment in Vietnam tops 37.5 billion USD
The Hanoitimes - Japanese investors have injected 37.5 billion USD into 2,619 valid projects in Vietnam as of the end of April.
Foreign investors eye Vietnamese beverage market
The Hanoitimes - An increasing number of foreign giants are eying the beverage market in Vietnam due to the country’s young population boom and high demand for fizzy drinks.
Architectural traces unearthed near Ho dynasty citadel
The Hanoitimes - The Centre for Ho Dynasty Citadel Heritage Conservation has announced that it recently uncovered several architectural artefacts dating back to the 14th -17th centuries, around the buffer zone of the world cultural heritage site.
Nha Rong wharf - Ho Chi Minh Museum
The Hanoitimes - Nha Rong wharf is a popular tourist destination in Ho Chi Minh City. This was the place where President Ho Chi Minh embarked in 1911 to seek a path to national salvation.
Son Doong Cave tops world’s incredible beauties
The Hanoitimes - Son Doong Cave in Vietnam’s central Quang Binh ranked first in the list of the top 10 incredible beauties hidden in caves selected by a US travel advisory website.
Hanoi, HCM among top 5 cities for a low budget vacation
The Hanoitimes - Dr Prem, a renowned travel and tourism guide website, has named Vietnam’s capital of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City among top 5 cities for a low budget vacation in 2015.
Old French-style villas in Hanoi’s suburb
The Hanoitimes - Cuu village in Van Tu commune, in Hanoi’s outlying district of Phu Xuyen boasts of many old French-style villas which were built between 1920-1945. House owners were villagers who worked as tailors for French residents in that period. Let’s take a tour around the village:
Hanoi preserves Confucian relic sites
The Hanoitimes - Confucian relic sites are an indispensable component of Hanoi’s cultural heritage system, illustrating the traditional fondness for learning in the capital city.
CPI in May increases 0.16% due to the hike in petrol and electricity price
The Hanoitimes - The consumer price index (CPI) in May increased by 0.16% compared to last month. According to Do Bich Ngoc, Deputy Director of Pricing Statistics Department, under the General Statistics Offices, the rise is mainly due to the hike in petrol price on May 5 and in electricity price on March 16.
Russia ratifies EAEU-Vietnam draft free trade zone deal
The Hanoitimes - The Russian Government announced its approval of a draft agreement on the establishment of a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Vietnam, according to the Russian news agency TASS on May 25.
MHB officially handovers its system and merged with BIDV
The Hanoitimes - The Bank for Investment and Development Vietnam (BIDV) and the Mekong Housing Bank (MHB) signed the official merger agreement on May 25 in HCM Ctiy.
Buddhist exhibition opens in HCM City pagoda
The Hanoitimes - Nearly 400 objects and pictures from important Buddhist events held over the past 50 years are being showcased at the Vietnam Quoc Tu Pagoda to welcome Buddha’s 2,559th Birthday.
A national exhibition on children’s paintings to open in Hanoi
The Hanoitimes - On the occasion of the International Children’s Day (June 1), a national exhibition on children’s paintings will be organised in Hanoi on May 27.
Exploring foreign countries’ folk games in Hanoi
The Hanoitimes - A folk game festival is planned to get underway at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi from May 30-31.
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