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Hcm city wants to see its tourism revenue reach VND46 trillion (US$2.78 billion) by 2010, double the figure of last year. It hopes to do this by pursuing its tourism development scheme approved by the city’s People’s Committee.
If you are visiting Saigon there are three daylong tours that you just should not miss -- city tour, a trip to the Cuchi tunnels, and the Mekong Delta trip. Since the itineraries for the three are fairly standard at all travel agents’, here are some tips to get the best out of them.
A collection of 18 precious Buddhist statues dating back to the 17th and the 19th centuries are on display at the Ho chi minh city History Museum.
When describing the region of Doc River in the southern province of Ca Mau, one may conjure up a busy seaside town with a lot of ships traveling to and fro every day and traditional craft villages.
Vietnam’s water puppetry theatres are in urgent need of a new generation of artists.
The upcoming biannual Hue festival in central Thua Thien-Hue province will offer new and exciting performances of high professional and artistic quality, in an effort to live up to title of being Vietnam’s ‘Festival City’.
Overseas Vietnamese Buddhists participating in the UN Day of Vesak 2008 have commended Vietnam ’s hosting of the celebration as a vivid exhibition of the country’s respect for freedom of belief and religion.
The Thua Thien-Hue Buddhist Sangha’s Executive Board on May 14 inaugurated the Lieu Quan Buddhist Cultural Centre in the former imperial city of Hue
Viet nam has especially published an English language version of the best selling book “Buddhist Temples” to welcome the UN Day of Vesak, which is slated to begin in Ha noi on May 14.
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