Workshop seeks ways to conserve Ha Long Bay

At the workshop. Photo: Vietnam+

A workshop was held in the northern province of Quang Ninh on November 1 to seek ways to sustainably conserve and promote the value of Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO-recognised World Heritage site Speaking at the event, Vice Chairwoman of the provincial People's Committee Vu Thi Thu Thuy said strategies and projects on the conservation have been carried out actively over 20 years since the bay gained the recognition in 1994. They have well preserved the bay's special and unique values while making full … [Read more...]

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Exhibition highlights world heritages in Vietnam

Delegates cut the ribbon to open the exhibition. Photo:

PANO - A photo and souvenir exhibition opened at the Quang Ninh Museum in Ha Long City on October 31st as part of activities to celebrate 20 years of Ha Long Bay being recognised as the world natural heritage by UNESCO (December 17, 1994). The exibition displayed a photo collection on eight Vietnam's world heritage sites, 90 best photos selected from a fine art photo contest and eight best souvenirs chosen from a souvenir production contest on Ha Long Bay. … [Read more...]

Moscow-Cam Ranh direct flight launches


(VOV) - The inaugural flight of the newly established direct air route between Moscow and Nha Trang landed at Cam Ranh International Airport on November 1 with 220 passengers on board. Le Van Nghia, a representative of Transaero Airlines in Vietnam, said the airline will conduct direct flights between Moscow Domodedovo and Nha Trang Cam Ranh airports every ten days using Boeing 767 aircraft. The increased flights aim to meet the increasing demand of Russian tourists to holiday in NhaTrang, … [Read more...]

Vingroup opens high-end resort complex in Phu Quoc island


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Moscow – Cam Ranh direct air route launched to serve Russian visitors


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Workshop on promoting Ha Long Bay’s values held

Ha Long bay (Photo: VNA)

(VOVworld) - A workshop on promoting Ha Long bay's natural heritage values was held on Saturday in Ha Long city. It was part of activities to celebrate 20 years of Ha Long Bay being recognized as a world natural heritage by UNESCO (December 17, 1994-2014). The participants exchanged experiences and measures to improve the preservation and sustainable promotion of values of world natural heritages in Vietnam including Ha Long bay. Vice Chairwoman of Quang Ninh provincial People's Committee Vu … [Read more...]

Photographs and keepsakes of World Heritage sites on display


The Hanoitimes - On October 31, an exhibition on Ha Long Bay and other World Cultural Heritage sites in Vietnam were introduced to the public at Quang Ninh museum, Ha Long city. The exhibits include the 90 best photos of Ha Long Bay and 8 prize-winning souvenir designs featuring the gorgeous beauty of the bay. … [Read more...]

Hand embroidered pictures introduced

The event created a specific cultural space to glorify traditional embroidery art in the province as well as bring the beauty of the world natural heritage site to both local people and travellers.  Hanoitimes

The Hanoitimes - On the occassion of 20 years of Ha Long Bay listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO, a showroom of traditional Vietnamese hand embroidered pictures took place in Ha Long city on October 29. After the opening ceremony, the show will be available from 8 am to 8 pm every day. … [Read more...]

Thailand welcomes tourists from VN

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) established its representative office in HCM City in October 2007, as Viet Nam is one of the major generating markets for Thailand tourism. Since then, the office has been an active channel promoting Thailand widely to Vietnamese tourists, and has been supporting local tour agencies in developing various Thailand tourism packages. Director of the TAT at the HCM City Office, Chutathip Chareonlarp talks about the role of the Vietnamese market in Thailand … [Read more...]

Quang Ninh receives farming assistance

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will provide 50 tonnes of chlorine to help the northern province of Quang Ninh fight disease outbreaks among shrimp. According to the provincial animal health office, diseases last month destroyed more than 26 hectares of white-legged shrimp farmed in Tien Yen, Uong Bi and Quang Yen districts. THE SAIGON TIMES DAILY Dong Nai attracts $1.2b worth of FDI The southern province of Dong Nai this year has attracted US$1.27 billion worth of foreign … [Read more...]