Hung Kings' Festival or Hung Kings death anniversary is a Vietnamese festival held annually from the 8th to the 11th of the third lunar month, in which the 10th day is the main festival day.
Together with Pho and spring
roll, Vietnamese sandwich has become so famous and popular in many countries
that it is included as a new word in the American dictionary.
Being a distinctive Vietnamese dish, especially to those who live in the North, Pho is available everywhere, from villages to urban cities, to be sold by street vendors or served at luxurious restaurants.
"Balance" may be
the single word that is commonly used to describe Viet Nam's gastronomy. In
essence, Vietnamese cuisines usually reach the balance of ingredients and
recipe: neither putting too much salt and fat, nor using fattening cooking
methods such as frying that may lead to diseases.
The Mekong Delta is the
southernmost region of Viet Nam, comprising one city and 12 provinces. The
Delta is formed by a huge amount of silt and has been extended together with
the sea level rise over the years.
Situated in Kien Giang
province, Phu Quoc is the largest island among the 22 islands located in the
Gulf of Thailand, and also the largest island of Viet Nam.
Mui Ne is located in the east
coast of Phan Thiet city, Binh Thuan province and about 250 km north of Ho Chi
Minh City. The place is famous for shady roads under coconut trees, wonderful
beaches, cliffs and sand dunes glowing in the sunlight.
Located in Nha Trang city,
Khanh Hoa province, Nha Trang Bay is known as the most famous beach destination
in Viet Nam.
More than 40 km south of Tuy
Hoa city, Phu Yen province, the Cliff of Stone Plates looks, from a far
distance, like a huge beehive which is about 50 meters in width, 200 meters in
Located in Da Nang city in
the central region of Viet Nam, Son Tra is referred to as a precious natural
pearl. This peninsula has a moderate climate all the year round. It is
particularly charming with vast forests, sheltering a large number of rare
animals, beautiful coral reefs and alluring beaches such as Bai Bac, Bai Nam
and Bai But.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National
Park is situated in Quang Binh province. The Park can be compared to a huge and
valuable geological museum of the world thanks to its complicated geological
structure with different categories of stone including sandstone, quartz,
schist, siliceous limestone.
About 100 km to the south of
Ha Noi and 7 km away from Ninh Binh city, Trang An Landscape Complex covers an
area of more than 2,000 hectares, mostly comprising karst hills, mysterious and
majestic grottos, paddy fields and dozens of historical and cultural relics
such as pagodas and temples.
Recognized by UNESCO as a
world heritage site for its values of landscape, geology and geomorphology in
1994 and 2000, Ha Long Bay, located in Quang Ninh province, is a wonderful and
skillful masterpiece of nature.
Ambassador Nguyen Hoang Long stressed that Vietnam is
committed to implementing the “Joint Declaration on UK-Vietnam Strategic
Partnership: Forging ahead for Another 10 Years,” in order to beef up
the bilateral cooperation in all areas in a more practical and effective
manner, and to promote the implementation of the UK-Vietnam Free Trade
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will finalise and issue a
number of legal documents needed for the implementation of the UK-Vietnam Free
Trade Agreement (UKVFTA) in 2021.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son on May 19
held phone talks with British Secretary of State for Foreign,
Commonwealth and Development Affairs Dominic Raab, during which he
suggested that the UK consider the transfer of COVID-19 vaccine
production technology to Vietnam.
The UVFTA will not create direct benefits in the short-
and mid-term, but will create positive effects in attracting investment
in the long term. Together with Vietnam’s continued reform of policies,
the UVFTA will encourage foreign investors in Vietnam to expand
production and business. Some owners of UK businesses in China and
Myanmar may also relocate their production establishments to Vietnam.
Vietnam and the UK issued a “Joint Declaration on the Vietnam - UK Strategic Partnership: Forging Ahead for Another 10 Years” after the talks in Hanoi on September 30 between Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and UK First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Dominic Rabb.
Deputy Minister of National Defense Sen. Lt. Gen. Hoang Xuan Chien, co-chaired the third Vietnam-UK defense policy dialogue via video conference with UK Minister of State for Defense Baroness Goldie DL on November 26.
General Secretary of the Central Committee of the
Communist Party of Viet Nam and President of the Socialist Republic of
Viet Nam Nguyen Phu Trong, who is also the Chairman of the Subcommittee
on Party documents of the 13th National Party Congress, wrote an
important article on thorough preparations for the congresses of Party
committees under the Central Committee towards the 13th National Party
As many as 50 UK businesses joined an online meeting to
get updates on socio-economic situation in Vietnam as well as
developments in the Vietnam-UK relations, and seek opportunities to
cooperate with Vietnamese partners in the future.
Vice Minister To Anh Dung held online talks with Nigel
Adams, Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the
Department for International Development of the UK, on July 16