A Vietnam Week is taking place in Vladivostok city, Russia, from November 18-25 as part of activities to mark the 40th establishment of the Primorie chapter of the Russia-Vietnam Friendship Association (1971-2011).
The result of a poll to determine the New 7 Wonders of Nature is announced. The provisional New7Wonders of Nature are, in alphabetical order: Amazon (South America), Ha Long Bay (Viet Nam), Iguazu Falls (Brazil/Argentina), Jeju Island (South Korea), Komodo National Park (Indonesia), Puerto Princesa Underground River (Philippines), Table Mountain (South Africa).
Twenty contracts worth nearly US$200 million will be signed between Vietnamese and Chinese businesses at a seminar on trade exchange and investment promotion in the northern province of Lao Cai on November 12.
The Cambodia Culture Week 2011 will be held in the southern region from Nov. 16-23. The Arts Performance Organising Centre of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said that during the week, a 35-member ensemble from Cambodia will give four performances during the week.