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Special food programs for Death Anniversary of Hung Kings in Saigon

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A couple of restaurants and tourist sites under Saigontourist Holding Company will run their special food programs on the occasion of the Death Anniversary of the Hung Kings.

Special food programs for Death Anniversary of Hung Kings in Saigon

Binh Quoi Tourist Area: 1147 Binh Quoi Street, Binh Thanh District, HCMC

The tourist area will hold Khan hoang Nam Bo buffet from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. from April 6 to 9 featuring southern delicacies. Guests can enjoy buffet lunch on April 9. 

Among the unique dishes of the southern region are Cu Chi-style veal porridge and Bac Lieu-style crab salad. 

Diners can take part in folk games and watch southern opera performances and circus shows at 7 p.m. Tickets cost VND250,000 per adult and VND150,000 per child.

Binh Quoi 2 Tourist Area: Binh Quoi Street, Binh Thanh District, HCM City

Over 60 delicious seafood dishes will be served at buffet dinner from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. from April 6 to 9. Buffet lunch will be available only on April 9.

Adults and children will be charged VND290,000 and VND150,000 each respectively.

Tan Cang Tourist Area: A100 Ung Van Khiem Street, Binh Thanh District

There will be more than over 80 grilled dishes, sweet soups and cakes at BBQ & Hotpot buffet from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on April 6. 

Guests can enjoy a peaceful moment at a riverside restaurant with guitar and violin performances. Tickets are VND290,000 per adult and VND160,000 per child.

Van Thanh Tourist Area: 48/10 Dien Bien Phu Street, Binh Thanh District

Van Thanh will serve specialties of the three regions of Vietnam from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on April 6. 

Guests will be able to see the art of making to he (a traditional toy made from glutinous rice powder in the form of edible figurines) and learn how to decorate handbags and bracelets, and browse for brocade products of Vietnam. 

Especially, there will a folk music show from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Respective tickets for adults and children are VND290,000 and VND170,000.

Saigon Ship Restaurant: 5 Nguyen Tat Thanh Street, District 4, HCM City

There will be a program for guests to enjoy Vietnamese, Western and Chinese food, and live music. The hour-long boat trip will begin at 6 p.m. Guests can also come at 7:30 p.m. for another boat trip lasting from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Can Gio Tourist Area: 30/4, Thanh Thoi Street, Long Hoa Commune, Can Gio District, HCM City

The site will put on a special buffet with BBQ dishes and seafood from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 6. Guests can buy vouchers at VND5,000, VND10,000 and VND20,000 to enjoy their favorite food.


Australian shotgun row threatens to ignite political turbulence

By Colin PackhamSYDNEY (Reuters) - A debate over Australia's notoriously tight gun laws has opened up a dangerous rift in the ruling Liberal Party, pitting Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull against the man he overthrew ahead of a key party gathering this weekend.Allegations of back-room dealing and broken promises to lift a ban on the importation of a lever-action shotgun have raised concerns that Australia's leadership revolving door - the country has seen four prime ministers in the past six… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Kashmir teenager's death sparks fresh anti-India protests

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — At least 30 people were injured in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday after government forces fired shotgun pellets and tear gas as a funeral procession for a teenager turned into a protest against Indian rule.Police and paramilitary soldiers intercepted the mourners carrying the body of the teenage boy who his family alleges died of police torture in Srinagar, the main city of the disputed region.Witnesses said hundreds of young men participating in the funeral hurled… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Viglacera lists 65 million shares on Hanoi stock exchange

Construction material manufacturer Viglacera Corporation on December 22 listed more than 65 million shares worth over 650 billion VND (28.2 million USD) on the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX), under the code VGC.  The reference price of each share was 15,600 VND.  Chairman of Viglacera’s board of directors Luyen Cong Minh said after making the initial public offering (IPO) more than one year ago, Viglacera listed shares on the Unlisted Public Company Market (UPCoM).  On December 13, VGC shares… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Third arrest made in murder of North Korean leader's half-brother, while debate over motive continues

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Son Doong: the world's largest cave has photographer in awe

Every 'Alice' who has a chance to behold this wonderland and capture a moment to take home agrees on its splendour. Swiss photographer Urs Zihlmann is no exception. The photographer took a five-day trip to Vietnam's Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park. Son Doong Cave is in Quang Binh Province, the largest natural cave in the world, is part of a national park complex. Ho Khanh, a Vietnamese geologist, discovered the cave in 1990. Nearly two decades later, he returned with English cave… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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