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Worship during Lunar New Year Festival
Worship during Lunar New Year Festival

Ancestor worship during Lunar New Year festival.

Railway, aviation to increase capacity to serve Tet
Railway, aviation to increase capacity to serve Tet

Railway, aviation to increase capacity to serve travel demand during Tet holiday

Three police officers killed in Hanoi’s suburban disturbance
Three police officers killed in Hanoi’s suburban disturbance

A disturbance erupted in the morning of January 9 in Dong Tam commune, Hanoi’s suburban district of My Duc, where some defence units are building protective walls around the Mieu Mon airport.

Hanoi named cheapest city for backpacking escape in Asia
Hanoi named cheapest city for backpacking escape in Asia

Hanoi is named as the cheapest city in Asia for backpacking in a list of the UK-based Alpha Travel Insurance.

Why Mu Cang Chai should top your 2020 travel list
Why Mu Cang Chai should top your 2020 travel list

Mu Cang Chai, a remote district which is home to breathtaking terraced rice fields in Vietnam’s northern province of Yen Bai, should top the travel list, according to US-based media site CNBC.

Vietnam extends visa exemption to eight countries till 2022
Vietnam extends visa exemption to eight countries till 2022

To afford the tourism industry growth impetus, the government has agreed on visa waivers for citizens of Russia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Belarus until December 2022.

Population and Housing Censuses in Vietnam
Population and Housing Censuses in Vietnam

Following the first population and housing census in 1979, Vietnam carried out four more censuses in 1989, 1999, 2009 and 2019.

10 ASEAN heritage parks of Vietnam
10 ASEAN heritage parks of Vietnam

With 10 ASEAN heritage parks, Vietnam is home to the highest number of such parks in the region.

Ho Chi Minh City to mull over four development programmes
Ho Chi Minh City to mull over four development programmes

In 2020, Ho Chi Minh City will consider building four development programmes.

Retirement age to rise as from 2021
Retirement age to rise as from 2021

The retirement age for male and female workers will increase from 60 and 55 at present to 62 and 60 respectively in 2035 under the revised Labour Code that has been passed by the National Assembly.

Vietnam enhances exercise of children’s rights
Vietnam enhances exercise of children’s rights

Vietnam was the first country in Asia and the second in the world to ratify United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1990.

Victims in Essex lorry incident thought to be Vietnamese: UK police
Victims in Essex lorry incident thought to be Vietnamese: UK police

Victims in Essex lorry incident thought to be Vietnamese: UK police

15 million foreign tourists visits Vietnam during 10 months of 2019
15 million foreign tourists visits Vietnam during 10 months of 2019

There are roughly 15 million foreign tourists travel to Vietnam, up 13% compared to the same period in 2018. Other than Australian tourists, holidaymakers from other continents see increases.

More trains to serve passengers during 2020 lunar new year holiday
More trains to serve passengers during 2020 lunar new year holiday

For 2020 lunar new year holiday, 22 local and North-South returned trains with some 287,000 tickets are planned to operate to fulfill passengers’ increasing demand.

Tourism sector evolves given the fourth industrial revolution
Tourism sector evolves given the fourth industrial revolution

Virtual Reality Tourism with 3D and 4D experiences is considered an effective marketing method for tourist destinations.

Vietnam among top five in the world for street food
Vietnam among top five in the world for street food

Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam ranks fourth among 50 best cities for street food, according to a new survey by US business magazine CEOWorld.