Ha Noi, Sai Gon among Southeast Asia’s cheapest cities

Ha Noi, Sai Gon among Southeast Asia’s cheapest cities

The cost of living in Viet Nam’s commercial center Ho Chi Minh City is a bit more expensive than in the capital city of Ha Noi.
Quang Ninh to host 100 events during National Tourism Year

Quang Ninh to host 100 events during National Tourism Year

Up to 100 events will be held throughout 2018 in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh as part of the National Tourism Year.
Viet Nam’s xoan singing recognised as intangible cultural heritage of humanity

Viet Nam’s xoan singing recognised as intangible cultural heritage of humanity

Xoan singing, a community performance art from northern Viet Nam, which faced the risk of extinction several years ago, has been added by UNESCO to its representative list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
Quy Nhon named among Top destinations for winter 2018

Quy Nhon named among Top destinations for winter 2018

The coastal city of Quy Nhon in the central province of Binh Dinh has been listed among the Top 10 winter sun destinations for 2018 by the famous British newspaper the Guardian.
Vietnamese folk singing genres seek UNESCO recognition

Vietnamese folk singing genres seek UNESCO recognition

Xoan singing and Bai choi singing, two forms of Vietnamese folk music, are among 35 cultural heritages applying to be added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.  
Additional six countries added to Viet Nam’s pilot e-visa programme

Additional six countries added to Viet Nam’s pilot e-visa programme

Citizens from an additional six countries, alongside the 40 countries that are already permitted, are applicable for e-visas when entering Viet Nam, according to a recently-issued document signed by the Prime Minister.