The opera house, covering around 13,000sq.m., would include an auditorium of 1,822 seats, and could also host large-scale cultural and arts events in other multi-purpose auditoriums with 1,000-2,000 seats.
They gather in a spacious room, full of light. Each holds a script, losing themselves the roles they are assigned. Sometimes they read out the dialogue straight off the script, as no one has learned it by heart yet.
Concerns over the newly-issued Vietnamese passports were the main topic during questions and answers at the 14th session of the 15th National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee, which started on Wednesday.
Strict visa policies and a shortage of human resources and infrastructure in the tourism sector have stymied recovery of the travel industry, and the target of five million international arrivals this year could be out of reach, industry players warn.
The 14th session of the 15th National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee opened on Tuesday and will last for three days, during which full-time legislators are scheduled to consider and approve two draft resolutions.