Hue city to install free wifi
The Hue city People’s Committee has agreed to provide the former imperial city with free wireless internet (wifi) signals to help complete the municipal infrastructure and attract more tourists.
First Nha Trang Cup sailing race closes
The first Evason Ana Mandara-Nha Trang Sailing Cup ended in Khanh Hoa City on June 16, awarding the best players in the amateur, open and professional categories.
Seminar on preserving cultural heritages
The role museums play in protecting cultural heritages in the Mekong and Ganga River valleys and the impacts of climate change were debated at an international science seminar in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on June 11-12.
Famous Ca Tru singer to treat Hanoi audience
Pho Thi Kim Duc, famous for singing “Ca tru” (ceremonial songs) and the only remaining “Ca tru” singer from the well-known Kham Thien Ca tru group in the past, will perform at the French Cultural Centre on June 13 in Hanoi.
Da Nang to host Miss Vietnam final
The country’s most glamorous women will parade their beauty and talents during the final round of the 2012 Miss Vietnam pageant which takes place in the central city of Da Nang between August 12 and 25.
New island, sea records get nod
Ha Long Bay in Quang Ninh Province has been recognised as setting a national record for the bay with highest number of islets.
10 Vietnam records now recognized in Asia
Ten of Vietnam’s records have been recognized as Asian ones, announced the General Director of Vietnam Guinness Book Centre (Vietbooks) Le Tran Truong An on May 21.