Daily Archives: January 4, 2020

Cherry blossoms warm up Da Lat’s winter

Da Lat resort city in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong is now decorated with the soft pink colour of cherry blossoms.The mai anh dao (Prunus Cesacoides) cherry blossoms are in full bloom along streets across the city.The wild

Ethnic groups celebrate New Year with various activities

Numerous cultural and arts activities are taking place at the Vietnam National Villages For Ethnic Culture And Tourism in Hanoi from January 1-31, helping visitors more understand traditional cultural features and celebrations of the new year of ethnic...

Ho Chi Minh City holds first-ever Tet festival

The atmosphere of a traditional Tet (Lunar New Year) has been nudged closer to both Vietnamese and foreigners at the Tet Festival, which opened in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday.The festival, the first of its kind in the city

Tet Festival 2020 underway in HCM City

The Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival 2020 kicked off in Le Van Tam park, Ho Chi Minh City on January 3 as part of activities to honour Vietnam's cultural and culinary values.The Vietnam Culinary Culture Association (VCCA) and the municipal

Display of Saigon – from feudal urban areas to western city

A photo exhibition on Saigon � from feudal urban area to western city opened in Ho Chi Minh City on January 3, on the occasion of the 74th anniversary of Vietnam Archives Day.On display are nearly 200 photos and documents

Thousands of people join Red Sunday blood donation campaign

More than 1,000 people donated blood at the Red Sunday campaign in Lang Son city on Saturday. The Red Sunday campaign, organized by Lang Son province's Youth Union, Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper, the National Steering Committee on Traffic Safety, and...

World reacts to killing of Iran’s Qassem Soleimani

After a US drone strike killed the head of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) General Soleimani at Baghdad's airport on Friday, reactions have been pouring in from around the world.US politicians were divided across party lines with some R...

US, Iraq agree on need to lower tensions over air strike in Baghdad

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke on phone with Iraq's Speaker of Parliament Mohammed al-Halbousi on Friday and they agreed on the need to lower tensions in Iraq and the region in the wake of a US air strike

Australian bushfires: New Zealand sends reinforcements

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Friday that New Zealand will send another team of 22 firefighters and logistical support to join the rotation of more than 150 kiwis that they have had working alongside Australian counterparts since

Vietnamese, Hungarian parties foster bilateral cooperation

Politburo member and Permanent Member of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee's Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong received a delegation of Hungary's ruling party, Fidesz � Hungarian Civic Alliance, led by its Vice President Katalin Novak i...