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After VietNamNet published the story about dogmeat, we have received a lot of opinions from readers, part of whom objected to the French visitor while the rest didn’t. Below are the opinions of the latter group.

Vietnam’s tourism does not depend on dog meat

After VietNamNet published the story about dog meat, we have received a lot of opinions from readers. Part of them disagreed with the French visitor and part of them agreed with him. Below are the opinions of the first group.

Foreign tourists go to Vietnam to… eat, why not?

Vietnamese food, which is considered one of the healthiest cuisines worldwide, would be developed to attract more tourists to Vietnam.

Getting a handle on festival season

Ministry for Culture, Sports and Tourism deputy chief inspector Pham Xuan Phuc spoke with the newspaper Nguoi Lao Dong (Labourer) about the chaos experienced during major spring festivals.

Central Highlands: Grave statues need protection

VietnamNet Bridge – Charnel house statues – part of the unique cultural identity of the Central Highlands ethnic groups, are likely to disappear because of theft. 

The culture of betel and areca

In the spiritual life of the Vietnamese people, chewing betel is not only a habit and a custom but also an element of the traditional cultural values.

Events salute Italian friendship

A series of events will be held during 2013 as part of the Italy – Viet Nam Programme, to celebrate 40 years of friendship and co-operation between the two countries.

Top 2012 events in culture, sports and tourism

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announces the outstanding events in culture, sport and tourism in the past year, as chosen by journalists and officials.

Kpop 'intrudes' Vietnam’sculture in 2012

VietNamNet Bridge - In recent years, Korean music has made a stable foothold in Vietnam and created both positive and negative consequences.

Ethnic groups lose cultural identities

 VietNamNet Bridge – The first time Ma A Pho, a Mong resident of Lao Cai Province's Sa Pa Township travelled to Ha Noi in 2005, he left feeling ashamed and upset due to the barrage of "curious looks" he received.