Hang Buom Cuisine Street inaugurated in the Old Quarter

The 300m long Hang Buom Street in Hanoi’s Old Quarter has been made a cuisine street, serving Hanoi traditional confectionery and beverages and some European and Asian dishes to night market visitors along the Hang Dao-Dong Xuan route.

The inauguration of the Hang Buom Food Street on September 19, 2014 aimed to introduce the cultural space of the Old Quarter to visitors and add to the services at the site, one of the popular tourist attractions in Hanoi.

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="600" class=" "] During weekend nights, the Hang Buom walking street with 40 food stalls is opened for pedestrians

Vietnam launches hotline to handle questions, complaints from tourists

Tourists who are lost in Vietnam or frustrated with a poor service can now call a new travel hotline operated by state-owned telecom giant VNPT.
The service, at (08) 1087, was launched on Wednesday, according to a post on the government website.
Tourists calling to the number will receive information of popular destinations, traditions and ongoing events across the country. They will also be connected to travel agents if they want to book tickets for a tour or program.

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.

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.

2016 Lunar New Year to last for 9 days

The Government has justed agreed with the proposal suggested by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs that will grant state employees nine days off for 2016 Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.

Accordingly, the official 2015 Tet holiday will begin on February 6 and end on February 14.

Vietnam likely to waive visas for UK, France, Australia and more

The Vietnamese government has green-lighted several proposals, including waiving visas for more nations, to revive the country’s troubled tourist industry. The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism...

Secret war bunker in Thang Long Citadel

The underground bunker is located west of the Department of Operations, the General Staff of the Vietnam’s People Army in the imperial citadel of Thang Long in downtown Hanoi.
It played an important role in the American war, especially during the 12 days and nights of the Hanoi-Dien Bien Phu air battle 40 years ago.

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