Vietnam News for December 2011

  • Direct flights route Can Tho and Taiwan launched for Tet Holiday 2012
    Information from Vietnam Airlines in Can Tho has revealed that in the occasion of Tet Holiday 2012, Vietnam Airline branch in Can Tho is temporarily opening direct routes from Can Tho to Taiwan and vice versa.
  • Lacquer exhibition “Harvest” in Ho Chi Minh City
    Tourists interested in Vietnamese fine arts, at the same time willing to know about the life in Vietnam’s countryside, should visit the lacquer painting exhibition titled “Harvest” in Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts (97A Pho DucChinh Street, District 1), from now on till January 1st, 2012.
  • Tet Flower Festival in HCMC expected to be massive
    Firstly organized in 2004, the New Year Flower Festival has been a highly expected annual event and indispensable activity to celebrate Tet holiday in Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Direct flights from Seoul to Danang now on with Asiana Airlines
    Asiana Airlines has recently opened a new direct route from Seoul to Danang city since mid-December 2011. This increases the number of flights connecting South Korea and Vietnam by Asiana Airlines to 37 flights per week.
  • Hanoi, Saigon among 49 most costly places for expats in Asia
    According to the result from a new survey conducted by the prestigious consulting firm ECA International, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City have been ranked 41st and 43rd in the list of the 49 most expensive cities for expatriates in Asia.
    It is already the middle of December, with cold dry weather experienced in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City while warm and damp in the central region. Get latest news with Vietnam Online this week.
  • Tet holiday tour exclusively for foreigners in Mekong Delta
    You are staying in Ho Chi Minh City or planning to visit the city next month but having no idea where to go and what to do? Join “Tây ănTết ta 2012” (Foreigners enjoy Tet holiday 2012), a tour provided by Saigontourist to comprehend how Vietnam really is.
  • Famed Latin musicians performing in Hanoi
    Two Latin musicians, Maurice Reyna and Yoko Yoshizawa, are performing in a small concert in Hanoi from the 12th to 19th December.
  • 29 fireworks to brighten Hanoi sky at Tet Eve night
    In the occasion of this Tet Holiday, Hanoi is carrying out 29 fireworks points with duration of 15 minutes from 12.00pm to 12.15pm at the Eve night, 23 January 2012.
  • Half a USD to fly Hanoi – HCM route with VietJet Air
    After the first promotion in the occasion of debut with VND100,000 for Hanoi-HCM route, the brand new budget carrier Vietjetair continues to launch a shocking campaign, in which VND10,000 price (less than half a USD) for the same route is offered.
  • Celebrate Christmas 2011 in Ho Chi Minh City
    What to do in Ho Chi Minh for Christmas? Though it is still over a week until Christmas, visitors to Ho Chi Minh City can already feel the Christmas atmosphere which have spread and covered almost every corner. Below is what you can do to celebrate Christmas in Ho Chi Minh City for the year 2011.
  • Massive airport plans in Vietnam
    In order to guarantee that domestic aviation infrastructure is able to meet the increasing demand of both foreign and Vietnamese passengers, many new projects upgrading and constructing airports are proposed and implemented along Vietnam from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Hanoi Opera House feature Korean opera
    A grand music show featuring opera and classical music performed by leading artists from Korea is taking place at Hanoi Opera House on Sunday, December 17th, 2011.
  • Sapa commences new effort to enhance tourism environment
    In an effort to boost the image of Sapa tourism, the governing officials have recently implemented a new campaign to improve the destination’s tourism and commercial activities.
  • A guide to Christmas in Hanoi 2011
    Christmas is coming to town in Hanoi, along with truly freezing weather Hanoians are expecting for their winter season.
  • Ninh Thuan to build $10M theater for Miss Earth 2012
    Groundbreaking ceremony of the great San Ho (Coral) Theater, which costs no less than US$10 million, recently took place on December 10th, 2011 in the coastal city of Phan Rang – Thap Cham.
  • Conference about “Dong Dao” to hold at L’Espace Hanoi
    conference on Vietnamese traditional singing style of Children (otherwise known as “Dong Dao”) is taking place at L’Espace Hanoi (24 TrangTien Street), on Saturday, December 20th 2011.
    Hanoi is going through the very first cold days of the winter with temperature ranging from 9 to 18 degree Celsius. High humidity of 68% makes the temperature seemingly colder than it actually is. Read more about weather news and events previews on Vietnam Online this week.
  • Jetstar introduces huge domestic promotions
    Jetstar Pacific has just launched new promotion campaign for domestic flights on the route between Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Haiphong and Vinh City.
  • Symphony concert at Ho Chi Minh City Opera House 12/9
    Music lovers in the Southern metropolis are happily living in the days of rhythms with a number of grandiose performance, gala and concert.

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