In a recent issue Pisanu Chanvitan wrote about the Vietnamese people’s daily life and Hanoi’s old quarter and cuisine.
He said Vietnam has a long history of struggle against foreign aggressors and praised its tradition of patriotism and heroism.
Know as a former ambassador toVietnam, Pisanu is now holding the post of vice secretary at the Thai Foreign Ministry. All his writings will be published in a book to mark the 35th anniversary of Vietnam-Thailand diplomatic ties. He hoped his book would help Thai people gain a better understanding of Vietnam in the past, at present and in future.
On the occasion, the Thai Foreign Ministry will oragnise a wide range of activities, including a seminar on investment and business opportunities inVietnam, and photograph and painting exhibitions on Vietnam.
The Puchatkarn newspaper on May 2 ran an article introducing Hanoi 36 old streets and guilds and tourism sites, like the President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Ho Chi Minh Museum, Uncle Ho’s house on stilts, Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple, and the Temple of Literature.