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Happy Shop offers opportunities to women with disabilities

Over the past two years, thanks to the skilled hands of women with disabilities at Happy Shop, tons of garment waste in Hoi An have been used to make handicraft products.

First low-carbon tourism certificate granted in Hoi An

The Field Restaurant situated in the ancient city of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam has been awarded the Gold Platinum Low-Carbon Tourism Standard certification.

Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer takes holiday in Hoi An

Famous Swiss tennis player Roger Federer and his family are currently on a long holiday in Hoi An City of central Quang Nam province.

Bamboo craftsmen bend with market to survive

Local artisans are working to develop ecotourism and sustainable crafts in Hội An Ancient Town.

Hoi An Memories 2024 returns with numerous colourful street events

An array of parades and cultural shows are expected to take place from March 16 to 18 in Hoi An Ancient Town, central Vietnam, as part of Hoi An Memories, a show that introduces Vietnamese culture to the world.

American billionaire Bill Gates visits Da Nang and Hoi An

American billionaire Bill Gates and his partner Paula Hurd are visiting the central city of Da Nang and Hoi An Ancient Town on holiday after attending a pre-wedding party of Asia's richest billionaire Mukesh Ambani's son in India.

Restoration plan proposed for Hoi An ancient town

Quang Nam province has proposed an overall restoration plan for Hoi An ancient town and relics requiring an estimate fund of VNĐ1.67 trillion (US$66.8 million) in 2030-35 to continue the preservation of the world heritage site.

Two more crafts recognised as national intangible heritage

The honor helps promote the community-based tourism and crafts in communes of Tan Hiep in Cham Islands, off the coast of Hoi An, and Cam Thanh in the suburban area.

Hotel owners in Hoi An sell hotels to pay debts

The owner of a well-known hotel chain in the ancient town of Hoi An has decided to sell four out of seven hotels to pay debts. Other hoteliers say they have sold hotels at a loss of up to 40 percent.

Many hotels in Hoi An offered for sale

Lots of hotels in the central province of Quang Nam’s Hoi An City have been offered for sale amid on-going business difficulties.

Hoi An orders collection of shipwreck’s carbon isotope samples

The collection of carbon isotope samples has been ordered to determine the age of a sunken wooden ship recently discovered near the coast of Cam An ward in the central province of Quang Nam’s Hoi An city.

Year-end cultural programmes to be staged in Da Nang, Hoi An

A series of art shows and cultural programmes will be organised in the central city of Đà Nẵng and Hội An ancient town as celebrations of Christmas Day and New Year among local residents, expats and visitors.

Hoi An to light up for New Year celebrations

Hoi An Ancient City, a World Heritage site in central Vietnam, is scheduled to host an array of activities from December 30 to January 1, including artistic performances and a countdown party, in order to ring in the New Year 2024.

Hoi An takes steps to end dog meat trade

Authorities in the central city of Hoi An have co-operated with the animal welfare organisation Four Paws to close one of the city’s last remaining dog meat restaurants on Tuesday.

Hoi An set to host Korean cultural day 2023

A mixture of lantern displays, traditional music performances, songs, and dances put on by Vietnamese and Korean artists will serve to light up the Korean cultural day held on December 9 in the ancient city of Hoi An.

Hoi An Memories Land wins World Travel Awards

The Hoi An Memories Land has been named the World's Leading Cultural Tourism & Entertainment Complex 2023 at the World Travel Awards ceremony held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, on December 1.

Heavy downpour turns UNESCO-recognised Hoi An streets into rivers

A prolonged spell of heavy rain over the past two days have flooded streets in Hoi An Ancient City, a World Heritage Site in central Vietnam, making them impassable.

Hoi An sandwich shop faces suspension after food poisoning incident

A temporary closure of 3-5 months has been proposed for a famous banh mi sandwich shop in Hoi An City after its products poisoned hundreds of customers.

Owner of famous sandwich shop in Hoi An apologies to customers

The owner of Banh Mi Phuong in Hoi An of Quang Nam Province has sent a heartfelt letter to clients who suffered from food poisoning after eating her sandwiches.

Most hospitalised cases after eating banh mi in Hoi An have stabilized

Mai Van Muoi, director of the provincial Department of Health, said the total number of people hospitalized was 91 cases, including 34 foreign tourists.