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Ambassador hails volunteerism in friendship between VN, Thailand

  Royal Thai Embassy in Hà Nội and Thai private sector in Việt Nam organised a blood donation on July 24. — Photo courtesy of the embassy On the occasion of the birthday of King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua (July 28), Ambassador Tanee Sangrat writes to Việt Nam News readers about the relations between two countries and the aspiration of volunteerism ... Read More »

Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto dead at 76

  File photo taken in November 1982 shows Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto (rights) and model Sayoko Yamaguchi in Tokyo. Yamamoto died on July 21, 2020, at the age of 76, after being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia earlier in the year. — KYODO/VNA Photo TOKYO — Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto, considered a pioneer of the country’s industry and known for ... Read More »

Hard days ahead for Đà Nẵng tourism

  Đà Nẵng has been packed with local tourists returning to its beaches. — VNA/VNS Photo Trần Lê Lâm HÀ NỘI — Many tours to Đà Nẵng in July and August have been cancelled as the coastal city starts social distancing measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Đà Nẵng has been packed with local tourists returning to its beaches, tourist sites ... Read More »

Tourist spots packed with summer holidaymakers

  Beach goers in Nha Trang City. VNA/VNS Photo Nguyễn Dũng HCM CITY — The summer rush has caused many popular tourist sites across the country to be overrun by holidaymakers and tourism services and traffic infrastructure are struggling to cope. The beach city of Vũng Tàu, situated 120km from HCM City, has seen a sharp rise in the number of visitors ... Read More »

Quảng Trị ancient citadel – a historical relic site

Quảng Trị Ancient Citadel is situated in the heart of Quảng Trị Town, which was once a military defence system and hosted the administration office of the Nguyễn Dynasty (1802-1945). The site was also used as the administration office of the French regime and the American-backed southern regime at one time.    An aerial view of the ancient citadel site ... Read More »

Hà Giang organises sporting, cultural activities to stimulate tourism

  Hoàng Su Phì in Hà Giang Province, known for its beautiful rice terraces. VNA/VNS Photo HCM CITY — The northern mountain province of Hà Giang plans to organise a number of sporting, cultural and tourism activities throughout this year to promote its stunning landscapes, rich ethnic culture and tourism. A tennis tournament for clubs from Hà Giang and Hà Tĩnh provinces, ... Read More »

Photos of Viet Nam on display in Moscow

  A photo featuring a woman in áo dài.  HÀ NỘI — A Vietnamese photo exhibition opened in Moscow featuring the beauty of the country and people, as well as highlighting culture and daily life on the islands and seas of Việt Nam.  The exhibition displays 21 photos by Russian photographer Vera Mazhirina which she took during nearly a year of working ... Read More »

Long An launches tourism portal and app

The app “Long An Tourism” runs on both iOS and Android devices. It provides information about tourism services and destinations in Long An Province. — Photo from the app LONG AN — The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Long An has launched a virtual portal and a mobile application to provide information about local tourism services and destinations. The portal and app called “Long An Tourism” run on both iOS and ... Read More »

Discovering local myths atop Ba Thê Mountain

  The path leading to the peak of Ba Thê Mountain is shaded by rows of trees. — VNS Photo Phương Lan Phương Lan If you want to conquer a mountain and explore local myths and exciting culture along the way, then Ba Thê Mountain in Thoại Sơn District in the southern province of An Giang is the place for you. Located 40km from the ... Read More »

'Go ahead, make my day,' Clint Eastwood tells CBD retailers in lawsuits

  Director and actor Clint Eastwood (pictured November 2019) said in one of the lawsuits that three CBD companies used fake news articles featuring photos of Eastwood and attributing quotes to him to promote and sell cannabidiol (CBD) products. — AFP/VNA Photo LOS ANGELES — Movie legend Clint Eastwood filed two lawsuits on Wednesday seeking millions of dollars in damages from ... Read More »