For this reason, and also because of the increase in prices, traveling inside Vietnam during Tet is not something I plan to do. I am often much happier appreciating the quieter roads and lack of construction noise in Ho Chi Minh City. I will also plan to take some short trips to places like Vung Tau and Cu Chi but will use my own transport and return the same day. … [Read more...] about Traveling during Tet not a good idea: expats
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The music video Hay Trao Cho Anh, featuring rapper Snoop Dogg and starring American singer Madison Beer, reached one million views within just eight minutes and two million in 14 minutes, becoming the fastest Vietnamese music video to reach these thresholds. It was also the fastest Vietnamese music video in history to hit one million likes (in two hours and 49 minutes). … [Read more...] about Five most popular music videos of Vietnamese pop prince on YouTube
Woman 800m freestyle swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien also has a big chance of qualifying. Though she only won a silver medal at last year’s SEA Games, her time of eight minutes 48.65 seconds was within the "B" Time or Olympic Selection Time. If no Vietnamese female swimmer can achieve the "A" Time for automatic qualification by June, Vien will represent Vietnam at the Olympics. … [Read more...] about Which Vietnamese athletes have qualified for 2020 Olympics?
Prof. Judith Ladinsky On July 22, 2013, under the approval of the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, the Ministry of Science and Technology hosted an official ceremony to receive Prof. Judith Ladinsky's ashes, which was directly transported from Wisconsin by her daughter Morrisa Ladinsky and son-in-law Mitchell Cohen. Her ashes were later being buried at the Vinh Hang Cemetery in Hanoi. In recognition of contributions of the US humanitarian and health science professor to Vietnam, the Vietnamese Governement honored her with the Friendship Order and numerous prestigious awards. … [Read more...] about Americans with special love for Vietnam as their own motherland
Nearly 100 cultural, art, tourism, and sports events were held in Khanh Hoa, the host province, nationwide during the 2019 National Tourism Year. Highlight of the 60 events held in Khanh Hoa province was the 2019 Nha Trang Sea Festival Week featuring various tourist activities, cultural and art performances, and sports competitions. All the activities embraced the traditional and contemporary cultural values of Khanh Hoa. Throughout the year, local businesses introduced a series of new products and services characterized by the sea and islands. Nguyen Huy Han, Director of the Viet Asian Company in Nha Trang, said it has added 2 sea-walking routes that welcomed more than 600,000 visitors and made a record growth of 30%. “While launching the two new places for sea-walking, we have restored the marine ecosystem to conserve the environment and create a special product for visitors to Nha Trang. The product has great potential in the future. It will become a key product in … [Read more...] about National tourism year significant to Vietnam’s tourism