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Vietnam nominated in 10 categories at World Travel Awards 2022
Vietnam nominated in 10 categories at World Travel Awards 2022

Vietnam has made an impressive comeback with ten nominated categories at the World Travel Awards 2022, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

Hanoi, Hoi An travel experiences among Asia's 25 best in 2022
Hanoi, Hoi An travel experiences among Asia's 25 best in 2022

Hanoi motorbike tour and Hoi An cooking class have been selected by readers of US travel site Tripadvisor as two of the 25 best travel experiences in Asia.

Foreign arrivals to Vietnam surge in 5 months of 2022
Foreign arrivals to Vietnam surge in 5 months of 2022

Foreign arrivals to Vietnam surged in the first five months of this year.

Ordinary passports issued online from June 1
Ordinary passports issued online from June 1

The Ministry of Public Security officially issued ordinary passports without electronic chips online for Vietnamese citizens from June 1, 2022.

Ministry of Justice tops Public Administration Reform Index
Ministry of Justice tops Public Administration Reform Index

Ministry of Justice topped the Public Administration Reform Index (PAR Index) of 2021, based on feedback collected from more than 79,000 people about administration reforms in 63 localities and 17 ministries in Vietnam.

President Ho Chi Minh: Whole life dedicated to nation and people
President Ho Chi Minh: Whole life dedicated to nation and people

President Ho Chi Minh was an exemplary of a great communist living a benevolent life, an extraordinary hero of the nation who dedicated his whole life to fighting for the sake of the Vietnamese nation and people.

Vietnam’s active role and contributions to the United Nations
Vietnam’s active role and contributions to the United Nations

Vietnam has worked together with the United Nations over the past 45 years to post many achievements and left many positive impacts, meeting its own requirements and interests and contributing to strengthening its role within the United Nations.

Vietnam placed 56th in Chandler Good Government Index 2022
Vietnam placed 56th in Chandler Good Government Index 2022

Vietnam has been placed third among low-middle-income nations and 56th globally out of 104 ranked countries in the Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI) 2022 freshly released by the Singaporean-based Chandler Institute of Governance.

Ha Long Bay: A world wonder with global value
Ha Long Bay: A world wonder with global value

Ha Long Bay, in the Gulf of Tonkin, includes some 1,600 islands and islets, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars. The site's outstanding scenic beauty is complemented by its great biological interest.

Ho Chi Minh Campaign: A shining landmark in the nation’s history
Ho Chi Minh Campaign: A shining landmark in the nation’s history

The general offensive in the spring of 1975, with the historic Ho Chi Minh Campaign as its pinnacle, ended successfully, leading to the ultimate victory of the resistance war against the US aggressors and the country's reunification.

Top 10 hospitable tourist destinations in Vietnam in 2022
Top 10 hospitable tourist destinations in Vietnam in 2022

Vietnam's tourism sector officially entered the recovery stage after a long hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Acknowledging an increase in demand of search for destinations, US-based online booking travel agency Booking.com announced top 10 most hospitable tourist destinations in Vietnam in 2022.

Da Lat among world's top destinations for flowers
Da Lat among world's top destinations for flowers

Da Lat enters world’s 3 most beautiful flower viewing spots, according to a survey of Booking.com.

Hung Kings commemoration day
Hung Kings commemoration day

Vietnamese people pay tribute to the Hung Kings - the mythical founders of Vietnam - on the death anniversary (10th day of the third lunar month).

Majestic beauty of sacred Yen Tu mountain
Majestic beauty of sacred Yen Tu mountain

The beauty of Yen Tu is the grandeur and tranquility of the mountains and forests mingled with the serenity and ancientness of the system of pagodas, towers and Zen realms.

Foreign arrivals to Vietnam surge in Q1
Foreign arrivals to Vietnam surge in Q1

The number of foreign arrivals to Vietnam in the first quarter of this year jumped 89.1 percent year-on-year to 91,000 as the country has fully reopened and many international flights have been restored, according to General Statistics Office (GSO).

Pedestrian spaces in Hanoi
Pedestrian spaces in Hanoi

For many years, pedestrian streets have been considered a unique tourism product of the capital city.