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Heli-tourism service to take off soon

In Uncategorized on December 24, 2010 at 4:34 am

Tourism by helicopter will be launched in the central city of Da Nang in the next few days, according to the Da Nang People’s Committee.

               My Khe beach in Da Nang City (Photo: KK)

The new service will offer visitors breathtaking panoramic views of famous tourist areas including, Ngu Hanh Son Mountain, My Khe beach, the wild forest on Son Tra island and Ba Na hill.

Vietnam Tourism Joint Stock Company – Vitours will operate the tours using the 24-seater MI 17 and MI 172 helicopters and the 12-seater EC 155 B1 helicopter. The Northern Aviation Service Company provides these helicopters.

The first helicopter flight carrying 20 passengers will depart from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang at the end of December.

The addition of a helicopter service is expected to boost tourism in the central region.

Source: SGGP

New version of Doraemon comic series coming soon

In Uncategorized on May 19, 2010 at 5:07 pm

The Doraemon will release the latest version of its comic series on May 29, announced the Kim Dong Publishing House, in Hanoi on May 18.

New version of Doraemon comic series will be released at the end of May.

Doraemon, was the first Japanese manga to be introduced in Vietnam 20 years ago and became one of the best selling series in the Vietnamese manga market with millions of copies sold.

In this edition, names of characters in the comic will be kept following the Japanese original, not be transcribed into Vietnamese like old versions such as Doraemon, Nobita, Gian, Suneo, Shizuka instead of Đôrêmon, Nôbita, Chaien, Xêkô and Xuka.

New version will still read from the right to left like the original.

On the debut of the comic book, Kim Dong Publishing House will organize the “Entertaining with Doreamon” festival in Hanoi on May 22 and Ho Chi Minh City Children’s House on 29.


Source: SGGP

2010 poultry vaccination plan to launch soon

In Vietnam Health on January 11, 2010 at 5:55 am

Poultry nationwide will be vaccinated to prevent against bird flu

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development January 9 announced a vaccination plan for poultry across the country.

Under the plan, all provinces nationwide must strictly abide by vaccine regulations to prevent disease like bird flu from spreading.

Local governments will carry out two rounds of vaccinations; the first in April and May; and the second in October and November.

Thirty-two provinces including 13 northern provinces, five provinces in the southeast southern region, and 13 Mekong delta provinces will vaccinate birds.

Other provinces are not required to hold mass vaccinations except in high-risk areas.

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