French gastronomy festival to take place in Ha Noi

The first Balade en France in Ha Noi is set to take place at the city’s Ly Thai To Statue Square from December 14-16, said French Ambassador to Viet Nam Bertrand Lortholary in a media briefing on December 11 in Ha Noi. It is a review event of the series of activities organised as part of the celebration of the 45th...


HCM City welcomes its 7 millionth foreign tourist

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism held a ceremony to welcome their 7 millionth foreign visitor of the year, a French citizen, to the city on December 10. The lucky visitor was Tissot Jeanclaure from France. Tissot Jeanclaure, along with two other visitorswho had arrived directly before and...


Cuisine festival helps introduce Viet Nam’s images to int’l friends

An international cuisine festival, the sixth of its kind was held by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Service Department for Diplomatic Corps at the Van Phuc Diplomatic Compound in Ha Noi on December 9. Opening the annual event, Ambassador Nguyen Nguyet Nga, who is spouse of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham...


Forum discusses solutions for sustainable tourism development

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam chaired a tourism forum in Ha Noi on December 6 to discuss major measures to develop high-quality and sustainable tourism in Viet Nam by 2030. As part of the Vietnam Economic Forum, the first-ever event was jointly organised by the Private Economic Development Research Board (Board IV); the...