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Vietjet to offer 5,000 promotional tickets from USD0 on Ho Chi Minh City-Hongkong route

Vietjet to offer 5,000 promotional tickets from USD0 on Ho Chi Minh City-Hongkong route

Viet Nam’s budget airline carrier Vietjet Air launchs a promotion programme from June 15 to 18, offering passengers 5,000 promotional tickets priced from just US$ 0 on Ho Chi Minh City - Hong Kong (China) route.

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HCM City to open Bui Vien pedestrian street

HCM City to open Bui Vien pedestrian street

Ho Chi Minh City is one of the most popular destinations in Vietnam. It received 2.43 million foreign arrivals in the first half of 2017, a 12 percent increase from the same period last year, official data shows.

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Bai Tu Long National Park recognised as ASEAN Heritage Park

Bai Tu Long National Park recognised as ASEAN Heritage Park

The Quang Ninh provincial People’s Committee, in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), held a ceremony in Ha Long city on May 19 to receive a certificate recognising Bai Tu Long National Park as the 38th Heritage Park of ASEAN.

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Da Nang ready for first international fireworks festival

Da Nang ready for first international fireworks festival

The annual international fireworks competition in the central city of Da Nang will become a two-month festival, the first of its kind in Viet Nam. The event will be the biggest fireworks festival in Southeast Asia. 

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Viet Nam’s first sand statue park attracts visitors

Viet Nam’s first sand statue park attracts visitors

A park with sand statues named “Forgotten Land” in the south central province of Binh Thuan opened for visitors in January 2017. 

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Hoi An prepares for int’l silk and brocade festival

Hoi An prepares for int’l silk and brocade festival

The central town of Hoi An is preparing for the 2017 International Silk - Brocade Festival at Silk Village from June 11 to 13 to honour artisans, traditional craft villages and famous silk and brocade making sites at home and abroad.

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HCM City launches weekend street art show

HCM City launches weekend street art show

Ho Chi Minh City has launched a weekly Street Show programme in Nguyen Hue walking street every Saturday and Sunday. The shows are being held under the theme “Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City”, starting from May 13th.

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Saigontourist signed a cooperation agreement with Korea’s Hanatour

Saigontourist signed a cooperation agreement with Korea’s Hanatour

On May 18th Saigontourist Holding Company, signed a memorandum of understanding on tourism development cooperation with Hanatour, South Korea’s leading travel agency.

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UNESCO-recognized heritage to feature at Hue Festival 2018

UNESCO-recognized heritage to feature at Hue Festival 2018

Heritage items recognized by UNESCO will be highlighted at the biennial Hue Festival of which the next edition is set to take place from April 24th to May 2nd, 2018.

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Hanoi Opera House opens for tourists

Hanoi Opera House opens for tourists

In June the Hanoi Opera House will begin welcoming tourists to enjoy performances and learn about the building’s history and architecture. The 2,600sq.m theatre was designed by two French architects and constructed from 1901 to 1911.

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