Vietnam maintain lead in U15 competition

  • Art troupes ask City to increase theatre funding

State-owned and private art troupes in HCM City are asking the city government to invest in construction and renovation of theatres to meet market demand. Nguyễn Hoàng, deputy director of the HCM City Hát Bội (classical drama) Theatre, said: “Traditional art troupes face difficulties and they have to stage plays in old theatres with poor facilities. More funds should be devoted to upgrade and build theatres.”Last year, Hoàng’s troupe moved from the Long Phụng Theatre, a small building with 150 seats in District 1, to Thủ Đô Theatre in District 5.“After spending money on relocation, we must improve management to…... [read more]

  • Farm tours in Da Lat attract tourists

VietNamNet Bridge – Tours of hydroponic vegetable and fruit farms have become increasingly popular in Lam Dong Province’s Da Lat City. High-tech farming: Harvesting hydroponic vegetables. Due to demand for safe vegetable sources, farmers in Da Lat in recent years have turned to organic farming and hydroponics, a method of growing plants in nutrient liquid without soil. Plant seeds are placed in a mixture of coconut fiber and rice husks, and since they provide no nutritional value, they allow the plants to absorb only nutrients filtered from liquid pipes. Compared to traditional cultivation, hydroponic plants do not require weeding or…... [read more]

  • 14th NA’s third meeting wraps up Q&A sessions

The sessions focused on public concern, including agricultural restructuring, management of cultural and tourism activities and maintenance of social ethics, health check-ups, medicine prices and grassroots healthcare and use of resources for development.  Commenting on the event, NA Secretary General Nguyen Hanh Phuc said the topics of discussion were practical and reflected the concerns of the public.  Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung received 19 questions, the most of any official, which touched upon slow disbursement, sporadic investment and shortcomings in the enforcement of the Law on Public Investment.  Deputy Prime Minister…... [read more]

  • 14th NA’s third meeting wraps up Q&A sessions

The 14th National Assembly wrapped up its second Q&A session of this tenure after three working days in Hanoi on June 15.  The sessions focused on public concern, including agricultural restructuring, management of cultural and tourism activities and and maintenance of social ethics, health check-ups, medicine prices and grassroots healthcare and use of resources for development.  Commenting on the event, NA Secretary General Nguyen Hanh Phuc said the topics of discussion were practical and reflected the concerns of the public.  Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung received 19 questions, the most of any official, which touched upon slow…... [read more]

  • Farm tours in Da Lat attract tourists

Tours of hydroponic vegetable and fruit farms have become increasingly popular in Lam Dong Province’s Da Lat City. Green culture: Hydroponic vegetable and fruit farm tours are popular among local and foreign travellers visiting Lam Dong Province’s Da Lat City. Due to demand for safe vegetable sources, farmers in Da Lat in recent years have turned to organic farming and hydroponics, a method of growing plants in nutrient liquid without soil. Plant seeds are placed in a mixture of coconut fiber and rice husks, and since…... [read more]

  • National Assembly leader calls for breakthrough solutions to existing problems

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has underscored the need for high resolve and breakthrough solutions to problems mentioned at questions and answer (Q&A) sessions over the last few days. National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan In a speech to conclude the Q&A sessions on June 15, she said the ministers of agriculture and rural development; culture, sports and tourism; health; and planning and investment fielded questions raised by NA deputies.  Deputy Prime Ministers Trinh Dinh Dung, Vu Duc Dam and Vuong Dinh Hue, along with the Minister of Industry and Trade, the Transport Minister, the Chairman…... [read more]

  • Quang Nam Heritage Festival 2017 wraps up in Hoi An

The sixth Quang Nam Heritage Festival 2017 officially wrapped up at a ceremony held in the ancient city of Hoi An, in the central province of Quang Nam on June 14, with Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh in attendance . Themed 'Quang Nam, Heritage Connection Journey', the festival brought together more than 2,000 artists, actors, actresses, athletes, scientists and entrepreneurs from 35 provinces and cities around the country, as well as 33 countries, territories and international organisations from around the world. The festival featured 22 cultural, artistic, sporting and tourism activities, leaving a…... [read more]

  • Artists, writers urged to promote culture, people development

Hanoi (VNA) – President Tran Dai Quang has asked artists and writers to show stronger performance in implementing the Party and State’s orientations in building literature and art in the new period as well as developing the culture and people of Vietnam to suit the requirements of the country’s sustainable development. The President made the request while addressing a ceremony in Hanoi on May 20 to honour 18 authors winning the 2017 Ho Chi Minh Award and 95 others with the State Award on literature and arts, the two noble awards for outstanding authors. The State leader noted that the…... [read more]

  • Great potential for adventure travel untapped

VietNamNet Bridge - Adventure travel accounts for example only 10 percent of all types of tourism in Vietnam. Of many different types of tourism, adventure travel is now witnessing the highest growth rate. Meanwhile, Vietnam has great potential to satisfy travelers' demand for exploring unusual, exotic, remote and wilderness destinations. Three quarters of Vietnam territory is made up of mountainous and hilly regions. Vietnam has limestone mountains, karst areas, beautiful caves, tropical primary forests, nature reserves, large national parks and over 3,000 km of coastline. Many areas in Vietnam have favorable conditions for jogging, mountain climbing, car racing, sea diving,…... [read more]

  • Tokyo's Vietnam Festival 2017 to be held in June

The organizing board of the Vietnam Festival 2017 announced that the festival would be held on June 10th - 11th in Yoyogi Park in Tokyo, Japan. At the press conference, Deputy Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Nguyen Truong Son highlighted the significance of the festival, emphasizing that it is not only an important channel to help people of the two countries to increase mutual understanding, but also a bridge to connect overseas Vietnamese people to unite and love each other. He stressed that Vietnam - Japan ties are developing well in the spirit of deep, trusting and mutual understanding strategic partners.…... [read more]




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