Mussels with rice/noodles This specialty can be found across the spectrum of restaurants Hue has to offer. A bowl of mussels with rice (you can also choose vermicelli or noodles as an alternative) includes raw vegetables and stir-fried mussels, topped with roasted peanuts and deep-fried pork skin. It is served with either fish sauce or shrimp paste. Suggested addresses: The food area at the foot of Trang Tien Bridge, Ba Hoa Restaurant at 11A Truong Dinh Street, a nameless restaurant on Tran Phu Street, or on Hen (mussel) Islet in Vi Da Ward. Hue beef noodles If you are not a fan of spicy food, be prepared before tasting bun bo Hue (Hue beef noodles). Unlike bun bo Hue served in Saigon and Hanoi, the original version in Hue packs a punch. Suggested addresses: O Kim Chu Diep Restaurant at 6 Tran Thuc Nhan Street, Cam Restaurant at 38 Tran Cao Van Street, Ong Vong Restaurant at 5 Nguyen Du Street, Ba Tuyet Restaurant at 47 Nguyen Cong Tru Street. Nam Pho crab noodles Banh canh … [Read more...] about 8 must-try dishes to give you a true taste of Hue
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Colonel Vo Van Thanh, Vietnamese Defence Attaché in the UK, speaks at the event. (Photo: VNA) London (VNA) – The Vietnamese Embassy in the UK held a ceremony to mark the 75th founding anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) on December 9 and the 30th All-People’s Defence Festival (December 22). Prominent among the guests at the event was Mark Field, former Member of Parliament and former Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the UK, and representatives of foreign embassies and defence attaché offices. Colonel Vo Van Thanh, Vietnamese Defence Attaché in the UK, briefed the participants of the VPA’s development over the past 75 years and the birth of the All-People’s Defence Festival. Vietnam has maintained defence ties with more than 80 countries worldwide, he said, adding that the country has played an active role in regional and international cooperative activities in this sphere, … [Read more...] about Founding anniversary of Vietnam People’s Army held in UK
Three young Vietnamese women were lauded for their effort by former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama when they met in the southern province of Long An on Monday. The meeting at Can Giuoc High School in Long An was part of Obama’s trip to Vietnam with American actress Julia Roberts to spotlight girls’ education on behalf of the Obama Foundation’s Girls Opportunity Alliance. They were joined by Vietnamese-American actress Lana Condor, Vietnamese actress Ngo Thanh Van, American news personality Jenna Hager, and American actress Liza Koshy. A video published on Michelle Obama's verified Facebook account on December 9, 2019 about her trip to Long An, Vietnam the same day. At the event, Obama and Roberts listened to the life stories of the Vietnamese women who were the scholarship winners of Room to Read, a program that works to help female students pursue education. The former first lady praised the young women for their effort in overcoming hardship in life to gain … [Read more...] about Who are the women Michelle Obama praised in Vietnam?
A scorching summer day in Hoai Nhon District, Binh Dinh Province could not stop farmer Tran An Diem from working hard to dig a well in search of a precious source of water. Vietnam's central region faces serious drought Heat wave hits three regions with temperature over 40C A rice paddy in Thua Thien-Hue Province dried out and cracked by the prolonged heat wave. The local Nhan An Dong paddy field is drying up due to the prolonged heat wave. Pointing out into his field, Diem said half of it was already destroyed by the extreme heat. Bemoaning the loss of their crops, four local families pooled VND6 million (US$258) to dig a well with the hope of saving their dying fields. “Many areas are parched… We must pay money to break the drought. Otherwise, the whole field will be burnt up,” he told Nông Thôn Ngày Nay (Countryside Today) newspaper. Central provinces are experiencing unprecedented weather. Extreme, prolonged heat has pushed the … [Read more...] about Central Vietnam grapples with extreme heat, drought
At the ceremony, Vice Director of the Municipal Culture and Information Department Vo Trong Nam said that commendation forms with many notable orders, medals, certificates of merit by the State, Government, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the HCMC People’s Committee as well as trust of agencies, museums and relic sites throughout the country have been recognition for Ho Chi Minh City Museum- City Branch during the past 40 years. On the occasion, the Ho Chi Minh City Museum Branch in collaboration with Ho Chi Minh City University of Fine Arts kicked off a picture exhibition to propagandize 50 years of implementing the testament of President Ho Chi Minh (1969- 2019). Representatives of Ho Chi Minh Museum’s city branch receive a certificate of merit from the Prime Minister. On June 5, 1911, young patriot Nguyen Tat Thanh boarded the ship Amiral Latouche Tréville to Europe to find a way to save the nation, bring liberation and independence for … [Read more...] about Ho Chi Minh Museum’s city branch marks 40th anniversary of establishment