The one who revives Mid-Autumn lanterns
Traditional lanterns which were thought to be extinct are now revived in an extremely impressive way. They help the public partly figure out how exciting and unique the Mid-Autumn Festival was in the past. Apart from that, they are part of the Vietnamese identity and values.
Exhibition marks 60th anniversary of Ho Chi Minh Trail at Sea
An exhibition on seas, island and naval officers is being held in the northern city of Hai Phong from October 13-19, as part of activities marking the 60th anniversary of…
Automatic stay extension for FOREIGNERS stranded due to COVID-19
The Department of Immigration has issued a notice on automatic extension of stay extension for foreigners stranded due to COVID-19.
Hanoi to restore cultural values of lake in Temple of Literature complex
The management centre of the Temple of Literature in Hanoi has announced plans to restore the cultural values of a lake known as Literature Lake as part of this special national site.  
Photo exhibition celebrates 1,010 years of Thang Long-Hanoi
A photo exhibition got underway on October 8 at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi to mark the 1,010th founding anniversary of Thang Long, now Hanoi, and the 66th liberation day of the capital city.
Da Nang offers virtual tour of Champa sculptures through 3D scanning
The central city of Da Nang has introduced a new virtual reality app that allows visitors to see objects on display at the Museum of Champa Sculpture through three-dimensional scanning.
Thai Vietjet offers promotional tickets for flights after pandemic
Thai Vietjet, a joint venture of Vietnamese budget airline Vietjet Air in Thailand, on April 27 offers more than a million promotional tickets priced from only 9 THB (around 28 US cents) for all Thailand’s flights after the pandemic with travel period from August 1 to December 31.  
Sampling delicacies at Hoi An market
In reply to my friends’ question on which is the first place to go to and the first dish to taste after the social distancing period when I limit going outdoors, I admit that I will immediately run to Hoi An market to order a big bowl of ‘mi Quang’ noodles with lots of vegetables at Aunt Gai’s stall, and then stop by Aunt Hai’s…
Viral food: Hanoi restaurant serves coronavirus-shaped burgers
A takeaway eatery in downtown Hanoi has created burgers that mimic the microscopic images of the novel coronavirus.  
Ho Chi Minh city seeks to better preserve historical relics
Ho Chi Minh city has an incredibly diverse urban cultural heritage, accumulated over more than 300 years of development. These heritages have the potential to become main tourism products, playing an important role in the preservation and development of the city’s unique values and culture.
A Joint Statement on Tourism and COVID-19 - UNWTO and WHO Call for Responsibility and Coordination
As the current outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) continues to develop, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) are committed to working together in guiding the travel and tourism sectors’ response to COVID-19.
Vietnam Art Photography Contest 2020 launched
The 2020 Vietnam Art Photography Contest and Exhibition was officially launched by the Department of Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in Hanoi on February 25.
Time for Tet means it is time for a bite of banh chung
Tet (Lunar New Year) is fast approaching, and people in Bo Dau village in the northern province of Thai Nguyen’s Co Lung commune are busy preparing banh chung (square glutinous rice cakes).
Legendary golfer appointed ambassador for Vietnamese tourism
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has selected Australian professional golfer Greg Norman as the next ambassador for Vietnamese tourism for the 2018-2021 tenure.