Student exhibition brings new energy to city life The Saigon Times Part of the Saigon: Interplay exhibition, “Monsters of Saigon” by RMIT student Bui Cam Vy showcases exhibits “to he” figurines made by children, with the purpose of acknowledging and sharing feelings about traumas – PHOTOS: COURTESY OF ORGANIZER HCMC – Design students from RMIT University are showcasing their fresh takes on urban transformation and human connections at the Saigon: Interplay exhibition in HCMC, the result of a three-month project between the Museum of HCMC and RMIT, focusing on the transformation of Vietnam’s biggest metropolis. The exhibition features over 20 works by final-year students from RMIT University’s Bachelor of Design Studies program. “AĂ ” by Truong Thanh An, Kee Zi Sing and Tran Bich Tuyet Nhi aims to help people recognize the hidden identity of Saigon through an interactive public event With the mutual aim of connecting the city and its people, the ideas … [Read more...] about Student exhibition brings new energy to city life
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Trek to the top of Ma Thien Lanh mountain for a panoramic view of Hon Son Island . Hanoi (VNA) – Hon Son island, located between Hon Tre island and Nam Du archipelago, offshore the southern province of Kien Giang is a new destination for a summer retreat, with beautiful white sandy beaches and imposing mountains. Considered one of the most beautiful islands in Kien Giang, Hon Son is a new hidden gem for nature-loving tourists. With its pristine beauty, graceful beaches reflecting the vast ocean, Hon Son appears as a sparkling jewel surrounded by coconut groves, with a wild look. With limited infrastructure, islanders are highly sensitive to the environment, and use eco-friendly paper straws at coffee houses. The best time to visit Hon Son island is from May to December when weather conditions allow for calm seas and fresh, cheap seafood. To reach the island, visitors can fly to Rach Gia Airport from Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City, and then catch an … [Read more...] about Kien Giang: Hon Son – untouched island
Djưng with a herd of deer in Kon Ka Kinh National Park, Gia Lai Province. — Photo tienphong.vn GIA LAI — Looking at the herd of deer being protected in Kon Ka Kinh National Park, Gia Lai Province, Djưng feels very happy. Djưng from the Ba Na ethnic group in Đê Kjiêng Village, Ayun Commune, Mang Yang District, is now a ranger in the forest that he used to hunt in for a living for many years. He was one of the best hunters in the village, which is located nearly 100km from Pleiku City. Djưng said, in the past, it was not easy to travel from the village to the centre of the district, so local kids like him only went to the forest to catch birds and pick mushrooms. As a kid who grew up hunting, he hunted with his brothers and uncles to catch gaurs, deer and wild boars. That is why he knows every stream and every corner of the forest. “I know the animal's behaviour. I know when they go to stream to drink water, go for food and where they like to … [Read more...] about Former hunters use their skills to protect the forest
The most common way for international tourists to get to Vietnam is by plane. The country currently has 22 conveniently-located airports, 11 of which offer international services. The three main gateways are Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, and Da Nang International Airport in Da Nang — located in northern, southern, and central Vietnam, respectively. The other eight international airports include Van Don in Quang Ninh Province, Cat Bi in Hai Phong City, Vinh in Nghe An Province, Phu Bai in Thua Thien-Hue Province, Cam Ranh in Khanh Hoa Province, Phu Quoc on Phu Quoc Island off Kien Giang Province, Lien Khuong in Lam Dong Province, and Can Tho in Can Tho City. Most Asian countries have direct flights to and from Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi. Travelers can also fly directly into Da Nang from destinations around the region, according to the VNAT. Travelers from neighboring countries, including China, Laos, and … [Read more...] about How to get to Vietnam?
The Hanoitimes - The city has decided to extend the school breaks till the end of the month. Hanoi will close bars, karaoke lounges and historical relics from now to the end of March after the city found the sixth case positive with the new coronavirus. Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung of the Hanoi People’s Committee. Photo: Laodongthudo Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung of the municipal People’s Committee made the request at a meeting on Friday morning, saying that the move is aimed to minimize infection risk and prevent the city from being an epidemic zone. Meanwhile, all hotels and lodging facilities are asked to check visitors from epidemic-hit areas and report to the authorities information of visitors, especially those from the UK and Italy who have stayed there from March 3. All Vietnamese citizens coming from the Europe should take care of themselves and restrain from contact with their family members. For localities under high risk of virus transmission like … [Read more...] about Covid-19: Hanoi closes bars, karaoke lounges, historical relics