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Dong Khanh Hotel puts on promotions
Friday,  Jul 21,2017,16:33 (GMT+7)
Dong Khanh Saigon Hotel, a unit of Saigontourist Holding Company, is launching many promotions for guests as part of its Saigontourist – Savor Vietnam program on the occasion of the company's 42nd anniversary (August 1, 1975-2017).
Hoi An ranks 7th among world’s 15 best cities
Thursday,  Jul 20,2017,23:39 (GMT+7)
Endowed with stunning landscapes, ancient architectural works and rich historical values, the World Heritage site of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam has recently been ranked seventh among the world’s 15 best cities voted by readers of the U.S. travel site www.travelandleisure.com.
Foreign publisher HarperCollins exhibits books in town
Thursday,  Jul 20,2017,23:38 (GMT+7)
HarperCollins, one of the world’s largest publishing houses based in the U.S., in collaboration with HCMC-based book distributor Fahasa, is organizing a book exhibition at Nguyen Hue Fahasa Bookstore on Nguyen Hue Boulevard in HCMC’s District 1 on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the U.S. publisher.
Discovering market for street vendors in Saigon
Thursday,  Jul 20,2017,02:37 (GMT+7)
To explore night life in HCMC, apart from various entertainment and relaxation venues, tourists are also advised to drop at a convergence point for street vendors at Pham Van Hai Market in HCMC’s Tan Binh District.
Vietnam to open breeding center to save saola
Wednesday,  Jul 19,2017,20:59 (GMT+7)
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has given nod to a plan to open a breeding center for Saola, one of the world’s most precious and rarest animals with scientific name Pseudoryx nghetinhensis, in an effort to support conservation of the endangered species that is on the brink of extinction. 
Over 60,000 join green summer campaign
Wednesday,  Jul 19,2017,20:57 (GMT+7)
More than 60,000 young volunteers from universities and colleges in HCMC on Sunday enthusiastically attended the departure ceremony for the 24th Green Summer Volunteer Campaign 2017 which took place at Khanh Hoi Park in HCMC’s District 4 with an aim to promote the voluntary spirit among students and young people in the city.
Vietnam students advance to int’l trade challenge
Tuesday,  Jul 18,2017,23:26 (GMT+7)
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation, and Junior Achievement last week announced the winners of the FedEx Express/Junior Achievement International Trade Challenge in Vietnam.
Colorful and distinctive pagodas in town
Tuesday,  Jul 18,2017,23:11 (GMT+7)
HCMC, with its history of more than 300 years where many residents from different locations around the globe gather to earn a living, boasts a rich diversity of cultures, religions, customs, and culinary arts. Therefore, when taking a pilgrimage tour to sacred destinations in the city, foreign tourists should not miss a chance to explore the hidden charms of renowned pagodas where worshippers can learn more about colorful religious beliefs as well as stories attached to the spiritual life of locals. Thien Hau Pagoda, Jade Emperor Pagoda and Mariamman Temple are three outstanding venues worthwhile for a visit.
Website launched to raise funds for charity
Tuesday,  Jul 18,2017,20:35 (GMT+7)
A fundraising website at www.picture4charity.com was launched last week by travel blogger Dinh Hang, the young author of the famous autobiography titled “Too young to die – A journey to America” in collaboration with a group of local photographers.
Two more book streets to open in HCMC by year-end
Monday,  Jul 17,2017,19:45 (GMT+7)
Apart from the current book street on Nguyen Van Binh road next to the Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral, HCMC is expected to open two more book streets by the end of this year to meet high demand of readers.
Lang Co – an ideal hideaway for beach enthusiasts
Monday,  Jul 17,2017,19:43 (GMT+7)
Once taking a sightseeing tour to the central cities of Hue and Danang, beach lovers should not miss a chance to drop by Lang Co Beach, an attractive tourist destination renowned for wonderful landscapes, long white-sand dunes and blue seawater.
Vietnamese students triumph at int’l chemistry Olympiad
Monday,  Jul 17,2017,17:40 (GMT+7)
The Ministry of Education and Training last Friday announced that all four members of the Vietnamese team attending the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) held in Thailand from July 6 to 15 had won medals, with three gold and one silver, the highest-ever achievement.
Saigon – Phu Quoc Resort & Spa offers promotions
Friday,  Jul 14,2017,14:27 (GMT+7)
The four-star Saigon-Phu Quoc Resort & Spa managed by Saigontourist is running many promotions for guests as part of its Saigontourist – Savor Vietnam program on the occasion of the company's 42nd anniversary (August 1, 1975-2017).
Buffalo fighting festival may lose national heritage recognition
Friday,  Jul 14,2017,14:26 (GMT+7)
The traditional Do Son buffalo fighting festival in the northern city of Haiphong could be taken out of the list of national intangible cultural heritages, says a Vietnam News Agency report.
What to do at weekend
Thursday,  Jul 13,2017,21:04 (GMT+7)
Those bored with hanging out with friends at traditional coffee shops and restaurants at weekend should check out the following destinations for shopping, entertainment and relaxation.
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