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Two more documentary heritage pieces of Vietnam recognised
Two more documentary heritage pieces of Vietnam recognised

Two heritage pieces from Vietnam were recognised as part of the documentary heritage in Asia and the Pacific at the 9th general meeting of the Memory of the World Committee for Asia and the Pacific in Andong city, the Republic of Korea.

Cheo - traditional theatrical art imbued with Vietnamese cultural identity
Cheo - traditional theatrical art imbued with Vietnamese cultural identity

Cheo is a traditional theatrical art imbued with Vietnamese cultural identity. It is believed to have originated in the 10th century and has its roots in village festivals in the Red River Delta.

Xoe Thai dance - a cultural symbol of community connection
Xoe Thai dance - a cultural symbol of community connection

Xoe reflects the Thai people's perspective on the world and things, performed during Tet, festivals or important events. The communes of Muong Lo in Yen Bai, Muong So in Lai Chau, Thuan Chau in Son La, Muong Lay and Dien Bien Phu city in Dien Bien are considered “centres” of the dance.

Vietnam wins multiple awards at World Travel Awards 2022
Vietnam wins multiple awards at World Travel Awards 2022

Vietnamese airlines and destinations were named among the winners at the award ceremony of the World Travel Awards 2022 - Region: Asia & Oceania.

Hanoi among best places to go for fall: CNN
Hanoi among best places to go for fall: CNN

Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi has been listed among the 12 best places worldwide to travel in this fall by the US's CNN Travel.

Ha Long Bay ranks fifth among world's 10 most beautiful places
Ha Long Bay ranks fifth among world's 10 most beautiful places

The Travel magazine of Canada has named 10 most beautiful places of the world in 2022, with Ha Long Bay in Quang Ninh province occupying the fifth place.

Vietnam 7th best place in world for expat life
Vietnam 7th best place in world for expat life

Vietnam is the 7th best place globally for expats to live, according to a report by InterNations. The social club is a community of international expatriates working abroad with more than 4.5 million members in 420 global cities.

Hanoi among 6 top cycling destinations: Booking.com
Hanoi among 6 top cycling destinations: Booking.com

Hanoi capital city of Vietnam has been selected among six top cycling destinations by Booking.com online travel agency based on travellers’ reviews.

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.