Vietnamese athletes won three gold, two silver and four bronze medals at the Aerobics Suzuki World Cup, which wrapped up in Japan on April 22 after four days of competition. Nguyen Viet Anh, Vuong Hoai An, Tran Ngoc Thuy Vi, Nguyen Che Thanh and Le Hoang Phong win gold medal in Group 5, the above 18 category (Source: hanoimoi.com.vn) The gold medals went to Huynh Tien Phuoc, Nguyen Khanh Hung and Nguyen Ngoc Anh Vy (Group 3, the 15-17 age group); Nguyen Viet Anh, Vuong Hoai An and Tran Ngoc Thuy Vi (Group 3, the above 18 category); and Nguyen Viet Anh, Vuong Hoai An, Tran Ngoc Thuy Vi, Nguyen Che Thanh and Le Hoang Phong (Group 5, the above 18 category). Meanwhile, the silver medals were brought home by Phan The Gia Nam and Pham Linh Chi in the mixed duo’s12-14 yeard old event, and Hoang Gia Bao in the men’s singles of the 12-14 age group. The bronze medalists included Phan The Gia Nam, Pham Linh Chi, Nguyen Tuong Vy (Group 2, the 12-14 age group); Nguyen Khanh … [Read more...] about Vietnam wins three golds at Aerobics Suzuki World Cup
This is the annual event co-held by the Thoi Bao Kinh Te Vietnam (Vietnam Economic Times) Newspaper and the Department of Trade Promotion under the Ministry of Industry and Trade in order to honor local firms with outstanding business performance and considerable contributions to the society. At the event Particularly, the category of “Businesses with sustainable development” is selected from many perspectives, such as production and business activities, registered trademark protection, quality of services and products, business governance, human resources, full implementation of tax obligations, and application of technological solutions for environmental protection. Previously on April 9, Vietnam Airlines was recognized as one of the winners of the 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards for Airlines for Asia in 2018. The Asia list of winners this year also included other five-star airlines such as Singapore Airlines, ANA, Garuda Indonesia, and … [Read more...] about Vietnam Airlines honored with local prestigious prize
The beauty pageant, which will be the first of its kind in the Czech Republic, is organised under the sponsorship of the Overseas Vietnamese Association in Europe. It is open to contestants aged 35 and older, regardless of nationality. The contest is offered as a playground for all beauties across Europe with the aim of promoting the splendor of Vietnamese Ao Dai to international friends while encouraging younger generations of Vietnamese living abroad to become interested in the history and values of the Ao Dai costume. At a recent press conference in Prague, Mr Pham Gia Hau, President of the Vietnam Cultural and Art Association in the Czech Republic said information about the beauty pageant was posted on their website in early March 2018. The organisers said they have received interest from contestants in many European nations such as Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, France, and Netherlands. About 100 beauties will be given a place in the final round scheduled for June 15-16. … [Read more...] about Czech Republic to host Mrs Ao Dai Vietnam Europe 2018
By Vy An  April 5, 2018 | 10:27 am GMT+7 An airplane of Vietjet Air is seen before a flight at Noi Bai airport in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo by Reuters/Kham Agencies were only informed of the new prices 11 days before they took effect. The cost of traveling by air on several Vietnamese carriers rose at the start of this month, leaving tour agencies in a quandary. The cost of children's tickets on national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has gone up 20 percent, and budget operator Vietjet Air has announced it has raised fees for changing names, dates and seats on flight tickets. The changes have left tour agencies scrambling to make ends meet, considering how flight tickets account for 50 to 60 percent of tour prices. Le Cong Nang, head of communications for Vietrantour, said his firm is still trying to adjust prices after only receiving word of the new fares on March 20, just 11 days before the actual changes took effect. “For tours that were … [Read more...] about Aviation fare hikes in Vietnam leave tour agencies scrambling to adapt
Asian street food is one of my favorites. I love to wander around and eat at various small stalls and restaurants, but I’m lazy to find the best places. It’s difficult to find the best places in town and it takes up too much time to research so I always opt to book a food tour. So, I booked a Hoi An food tour for myself and the family who were travelling with me. We were on a two-week journey through Vietnam. I booked the tour with Hoi An Food Tour which is a local agency specialized in, as the name says, Hoi An food tours. The price is affordable and the service the best. Join me on a Hoi An food tour an I’m sure your mouth will water! Hoi An food tour: the first stops As I travelled with kids I arranged with Hoi An Food Tour to start at about 6 PM so that we would finish around 10 PM. In total, we would visit 9 hotspots in Hoi An for street food and taste over 12 different dishes. Soft drinks, beer and other beverages are included too. At 6 PM the guide from Hoi An … [Read more...] about VIETNAM – Eat like a local! Do a Hoi An food tour in the evening!