Northern, central Vietnam melt and wilt in extreme heat

Northern Vietnam is going through the hottest summer since 2009 while the central region is drying up in the worst heat ever, according to experts who blame the scorcher on El Nino and climate change.
The temperature hit 41.5 degrees Celsius, or 106.7 degrees Fahrenheit, in some central provinces, local media reported. The heat in Ha Tinh Province even melted a newly fixed road. Some travelers had their tires and shoes caught in the sticky asphalt Friday afternoon. The temperature in Hanoi surged to 40 degrees during the day.

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Fireworks displays planned for Lunar New Year

The capital city of Hanoi's People's Committee has decided to stage five high-range fireworks displays, alongside 25 smaller ones, across the city on the Lunar New Year's Eve.

[caption id="attachment_4609" align="aligncenter" width="1980"] High range firework shows will be starting from 9pm, 10 October at Returned Sword Lake (Hoan Kiem Lake)[/caption]

Major areas earmarked for festivities include Hoan Kiem (Sword) Lake, Thong Nhat Park in Hai Ba Trung District, Lac Long Quan Garden in Tay Ho District, Van Quan Lake in Ha Dong District and My Dinh National Stadium in Nam Tu Lien District.

The committee also approved a proposal

Photo exhibition depicts Hanoi’s French resistance war

A photograph exhibition featuring Hanoi’s relic sites during the resistance war against French colonists during 1946-1954 was recently opened at House 48 in Hang Ngang Street, Hanoi. 

The event is part of activities to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Liberation Day of Hanoi (October 10). 


It honors Hanoians’ undaunted will and courage in the nine-year-long resistance war against the French colonists, said Truong Minh Tien, Vice Director of Hanoi’s Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism. 


Sixty significant historical revolutionary sites in Hanoi were in the spotlight, including vestiges of the French colonists’ crimes, revolutionary bases and relic sites witnessing

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to open from December 5

According to the management board of Ho Chi Minh Complex, the daily tribute ceremony to President Ho Chi Minh, which allows visitors to enter the mausoleum, will be held again from December 5.



The official announcement was sent to agencies, organizations, people, overseas Vietnamese and foreigners after the temporary closure for periodic maintenance and renovation in 2014. Accordingly, the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi will be temporarily closed for maintenance from September 5 to December 5.

During this time visitors will only be able to view the mausoleum from the outside.

Celebrating the 60th anniversary of Hanoi’s Liberation Day

A ceremony is scheduled to be held at the Friendship Cultural Palace in Hanoi on the morning of October 10.

A wide range of activities will be held to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the capital’s Liberation Day (October 10, 1954 – 2014), according to an announcement made by Hanoi municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

The event will honour outstanding organisations and individuals in realising the patriotic emulation movement and the ‘Good People and Good Deeds’ movement, as well as Hanoi’s outstanding citizens of 2014.

The highlight of this year’s activities is a fifteen-minute firework shows at 30

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