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The Binh Phuoc provincial People’s Committee on February 8 granted an investment license to the Binh Phuoc Entertainment Company Limited to build an international standard racetrack.
A plan for a grand ceremony on the 1, 000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi that has been submitted to the Government for approval will be one of the most glorious cultural and historical programmes in Vietnam’s history.
Thousands of HCMC residents and visitors flocked to Tet festivities on Nguyen Hue Flower Street which opened February 11. The theme this year is Xuan binh minh (Dawn of Spring). The Peoples Committee of HCMC said this years theme reflects the countrys yearning to recover from the global economic slowdown and conveys the hope for an improved situation.
Viet Nam-based air carriers operating domestic and international flights are expected to encounter tougher competition when the new budget airline Vietjet-AirAsia becomes operational in May this year.
Local airlines and trains operators say it’s hard for passengers to buy tickets now as travel demand surges at the end of the Tet festival.
Ha Long Bay and Cuu Long river, a tributary of the Mekong River, have been selected among the world’s 100 destinations for couples by the France L’internaute online magazine. The selection is based on three criteria, the romance, literary characteristics and the differences.
Nguyen Thi Doan from the northern province of Phu Tho is every day wrapped up in weaving bamboo shades at Mot Thoang Vietnam, or A Glimpse of Vietnam, in HCMC’s Cu Chi District, and sitting nearby is her uncle Nguyen Xuan Hai, who makes rattan screens.
Hoan Kiem Lake, which is the heart and soul of Hanoi, means "Lake of the Returned Sword", in reference to the legend surrounding fifteenth century Vietnamese hero General Le Loi Hanoi’s 20 lakes are renowned for bringing the city a sense of beauty and an old-world atmosphere.
Foreign and domestic developers are rushing to build new tourism resorts in the Central Highland province of Lam Dong, especially in Da Lat City, after realising the huge potential of its tourism real-estate sector.
Chit Chat at the Café and Orientica Restaurant & Bar are offering special menus on February 14 from 6: 30 p.m. including fresh seafood, sparkling wine, red roses, music, decorations and candle light.
The number of foreign tourists passing through the Noi Bai International Airport increased over the first three days of the Year of the Tiger, said the Border Customs Department of the airport.
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and tourism entrepreneurs on February 28 will start promotion programs in three ASEAN countries -- Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia, an official said.
Viet Nam expects to attract visitors worldwide, partly because of its traditional and countryside dishes.

A festival to worship the ancestor of Thanh Ha Pottery Village in Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province was held at Nam Dieu Temple in Thanh Ha Ward Wednesday morning on the tenth day of the lunar calendar.
Instead of slashing tour prices like last year, the tourism industry hopes to attract foreign tourists with discount campaigns in big cities and advertising the warm smiles of Vietnamese people.