NDO – The 14th National Assembly passed the 2017 Law on Tourism (amended) at its third meeting on June 19, creating a clear legal corridor, driving force and favourable conditions for tourism development.
(Jul 23, 2017)
NDO - A workshop on promoting tourism to Kanagawa prefecture in Japan was held in Hanoi on July 13 by the Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO) in coordination with the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.
NDO/VNA - National carrier Vietnam Airlines has asked all its passengers to proceed to check-in two hours before the departure time of their domestic flights at the Hanoi-based Noi Bai International Airport.
NDO – The virtual tour of Hanoi Opera House, under the digitalisation project of cultural heritages implemented by the Institute Francophone International, was officially launched at a ceremony in Hanoi, on July 12.
NDO – The Nang Hai festival, in worship of the moon, which is observed annually by the Tay ethnic groups in Tien Thanh commune, Phuc Hoa district, Cao Bang province, has been listed as a national intangible cultural heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
NDO – The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology (VME) has recently been bestowed with the “Vietnam’s leading tourist attraction 2017” award for the third consecutive year, by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
'Van Am' (five colored meat balls) is a nice offering by Hanoians to their ancestors on the occasion of Tet (lunar New Year) festival. The dish is a version of the familiar Jelly pork in which pork paste is mixed with different colors to create multi-colored meat balls floating beautifully in a bowl.