The Vietnam Cuisine Culture Association made its official debut and held its first congress for 2017-2022 term in Ho Chi Minh City on October 11 with the mission of preserving and developing Vietnamese gastronomy and promoting it to the world.
An exhibition, featuring memories and facts collected from a journey to Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago last May, began in Hanoi on October 10.
More than 100 woodblocks and official documents under the Nguyen dynasty (1802-1945) demonstrating Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos are being exhibited in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.
Thai girl Nuttanan Naree has been named Miss Friendship of ASEAN this year.
The Organisation of Vietnam Records (VietKings) has announced dried shrimp made in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau among 10 famous Vietnamese specialities in 2017.
Don Cao Dong Trieu (Dong Trieu military post) and An Bien Temple in Dong Trieu town, the northern province of Quang Ninh were recognised as national relic sites at a ceremony held in the locality on June 4.
A certificate recognising Hai Van Quan (Hai Van Gate) as a national relic site was granted to authorities of central Thua Thien-Hue province and Da Nang city during a ceremony on May 24.
Tourist attractions in northwestern Yen Bai province.
Vietnamese film industry will officially attend for the first time major events and activities on the sidelines of the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival scheduled for May 17-22.
A southern food flea market is to be opened in Mekong Delta Can Tho city, aiming to promote the country’s Mekong Delta culinary specialities as well as to attract domestic and international visitors to the region, according to the municipal culture and tourism department.