Dragon in Vietnamese culture and life
A dragon is described visually with physical characteristics taken from nine different animals: the horns of a stag, the head of a camel, the eyes of a demon, the neck of a snake, the belly of a clam, the scales of a carp, the claws of an eagle, the soles of a tiger, and the ears of a cow. Although it is a mythical creature, dragons have been symbols in the life and culture of Asian people since ancient times.…
Ha  Noi Museum displays over 100 dragon-inspired artefacts
The Ha Noi Museum has opened an exhibition entitled "Telling Dragon Stories in the Year of the Dragon", featuring more than 100 documents and artifacts from its collection, as well…
Newly-released stamps celebrate World Heritage sites in Vietnam
The Ministry of Information and Communications and the Vietnam Post Corporation (Vietnam Post) on January 8 issued two sets of stamps with the theme "Lunar New Year of the Dragon"…
Van Don International Airport to be operational next March 2018
Van Don International Airport in the northern province of Quang Ninh, the first airport invested in by a private business in Viet Nam, is scheduled to be operational in late March 2018.
The 2nd family temple in Hoi An opens
(TITC) - On July 13, 2013, the Center for Culture and Sports of Hoi An City coordinated with Hoi An Center for Cultural Heritage Management and Preservation to open the tourist spot of Nguyen Tuong family temple. This is the second family temple opening to the public in Hoi An in addition to Tran family temple.