Phở is one among many traditional Vietnamese dishes that foreign reporters fell in love with while they were in Hà Nội to cover the DPRK-USA Hanoi Summit, which drew more than 2,600 journalists from 40 countries and territories.
International journalists coming to Hà Nội to cover the DPRK – US Summit share with Việt Nam News their impression of the host country.
As the world’s lens turns on Việt Nam, the country has had a rare chance to put on a show and demonstrate its status as one of Southeast Asia’s brightest stars and worthy of a place in the international political arena.
Journalists from around the world covering the second summit between the US and DPRK at the media centre in the Việt Xô Friendship Culture Palace on Trần Hưng Đạo Street are being served free meals of Vietnamese specialties right at the site.
Egg coffee, a signature beverage of Hà Nội, is among the food and drink items being served to at least 3,500 local and international journalists covering the second Trump-Kim summit this week.
Preparations for the DPRK-USA Hanoi Summit were basically complete despite the limited time, said Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Lê Hoài Trung while co-chairing an international press conference in Hà Nội yesterday.
My first foray into the world of egg coffee was my ‘eureka moment’. A wake up. Before I ventured into Café Đinh on Hòan Kiếm Lake I had never drunk coffee in my life. It was always tea for me.
A group of 11 international bloggers from England, Germany, France and Italy, as well as Japan, Singapore, Indonesia and Taiwan has arrived in Việt Nam to promote the country’s tourism.