Monthly Archives: March 2012

Om Po Reng (Sung Tre) – A Straight Food In Hue

Pa Co people of A Luoi mountainous district (Thua Thien Hue) often receive guests with this specialty named Om Po Reng (Sung Tre). As people’s experience, the bamboo forests along the streamline A No are the “sanctuary” of Sung Tre. … Continue reading

Hoi An Becomes The First City In Asia Free WiFi Internet

In the morning of March 28, the Vietnam Data-communication Company (VDC) and Hoi An People’s Committee (Quang Nam) inaugurated and put into free use the system of wireless internet service (WiFi) in Hoi An ancient city. Hoi An is the … Continue reading

Emirates Airlines Launches A Direct Air Route From Dubai To Ho Chi Minh City

Emirates Airlines has announced that it will open a direct air route from Dubai to Ho Chi Minh City on June 4. As of September 12, a connection will be available from Dubai to Washington Dulles International Airport, for one-stop … Continue reading

Vietnam Gives Culture Awards 2011 To Two Foreign Researchers

Alain Ruscio and Pavel Vladimirovich Pozner are two foreign researchers who received the Phan Chau Trinh Culture Awards 2011 in Hanoi on March 24. Learning about Vietnam for 40 years The Phan Chau Trinh Culture Foundation presented the Vietnamese studies … Continue reading

Tourism Week 2012 In Halong

From April 22 to 30, 2012, the Halong Tourism Week will take place in Bai Chay tourism area, Tuan Chau tourism area and central Ha Long city with the attention of cities like: Ha Noi, Ho Chi Minh city, Hai … Continue reading

The Legend Of The Whale In Quang Nam Province

Vietnamese fishermen, especially those of southern Central Vietnam, respect and are grateful to the whale, which they call ‘Ông’, ‘Mr’. They say the whale is a transformation of the frock of an Avalokitesvara bodhisattva, which was thrown into the sea … Continue reading

Restored Long An Palace In The Imperial City Of Hue Opens For Public

A project to restore Long An Palace, one of the most beautiful structures in the world heritage site – the imperial city of Hue, was inaugurated on March 25 after three years of restoration. Following the inauguration ceremony, Long An … Continue reading

Vietnam Is One Of The 18 Best Places To Retire Oversea In The World

In one article with the title: “18 Best Places to Retire Oversea” published in the U.S. News & World Report, a famous American magazine, the journalist Kathleen Peddicord assessed Vietnam is one of the more and more favorite destinations for … Continue reading

Spending Weekend At Suoi Tien Theme Park

My schoolfriends and I were excited when our teacher told us we were going to visit Khu Du Lich Suoi Tien (Suoi Tien theme park) in District 9. So we packed our bags and got up at 5 a.m. and … Continue reading

UNWTO Organizes The Conference On Green Tourism

The World Tourism Organization is organising the UNWTO High-level Regional Conference on Green Tourism in conjunction with the 24th Joint Commission Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for South Asia and the UNWTO Commission for East Asia and the Pacific, in … Continue reading