Vietnam, Australia elevate ties to strategic partnership

Vietnam, Australia elevate ties to strategic partnership

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull signed a joint statement on the establishment of the Vietnam-Australia Strategic Partnership following their talks in Canberra, Australia on March 15 as part of the Vietnamese PM’s official visit.

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Hanoi & the world

16/03/2018 17:19

Ireland to assist Hanoi to develop hi-tech agriculture

Ireland will increase supporting Hanoi to develop hi-tech agriculture, Irish Minister of State for Food, Forestry and Horticulture Andrew Doyle told Chairman of the Hanoi municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung.

About Hanoi

The Thang Long Royal Citadel has been recognised as a world cultural heritage for its long-lasting cultural history, the continuity of the citadel as a power centre and the variety of relics it contains.

01/03/2018 16:27

When it gets cold in Hanoi, banh gio cravings arise

Among the myriad Vietnamese dishes made with rice, be it main courses, side-dishes or snacks that are meals in themselves, the softest gluey texture belongs to the banh gio (rice dough dumpling with minced pork and wood ear mushrooms inside).

22/02/2018 11:17

‘Thac lac’ fish, a specialty and pride of Hau Giang

Nature has particularly bounteous in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang, providing water loaded with minerals that is home to the most delicious thac lac fish (clown knife fish) compared with other regions in the country. The flesh is fragrant, firm and crisp-skinned.

22/02/2018 11:12

More than a bowl of noodles, “pho” is history

There are many theories regarding its origin. Some say it started as a variation on pot-au-feu, a French beef stew dish. Others believe it’s the heir to a Chinese beef noodle soup or to a traditional Vietnamese dish of noodles with buffalo meat. What is certain is that “pho”, a simple yet deceptively complex dish of noodles served with beef or chicken in a hot bowl of broth, has become Vietnam’s pride on the world map of cuisine.