Mural paintings on lotus ponds debut at Noi Bai International Airport

Two large mural paintings, featuring lotus flower ponds, were inaugurated at Terminal 2 at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on January 3. The paintings, covering a wall with a total area of 360 square metres, were created by painter Nguyen Thu Thuy and nine others from Tan Hanoi Art Company. The paintings feature lotus...


PM approves development plan for Thac Ba Lake tourist site

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a master plan on the development of Thac Ba Lake national tourism site in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai until 2025. The site, located in Yen Binh District and Thac Ba Town, will cover a total area of around 28,800 hectares. About 1,200ha (excluding the area of the...


Eleven more national special relic sites named

Eleven places of huge cultural and historical value have been recognised as national special relic sites under Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s Decision 1820/QD-TTg. This is the ninth batch of national special relic sites that gained recognition this year. The newly recognised sites include Nhan (Swallow) tower- a...


Photo contest spotlights Viet Nam’s beauty

An award ceremony was held in Ha Noi on December 20 to honour the winners of a photo contest introducing Viet Nam’s charm, which was launched by Nhan Dan (The People) newspaper’s television channel. Dat Vo (Land of Martial Arts) by Hoang Bich Nhung wins the photo contest's first prize (Photo:...