‘Slow loris' village provides a vacation from fast-paced life
The picturesque sight of houses amidst a valley of flowers sent me into an ecstasy of delight when I visited Cu Lan Village.
Will the real Sai Gon dish stand up?
HCMCity, known as the nation's commercial hub, is also a melting pot for cuisines from around the world. Hoang Ha does the rounds.
Approximately 60,000 holidaymakers from South Korea visited the central province of Khanh Hoa's Nha Trang city so far this year, double the 2013 number, the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism reported.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the trial circulation of caravans of more than nine seats brought into Viet Nam by German tourists.
The fourth Coconut Festival will take place in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre from April 7-13, the event's organising board reported.
The central province of Quang Nam has recognised three villages as examples of traditional craft villages: Thanh Ha pottery village, Cua Khe fish sauce village and Porning brocade weaving village.
Industrial-style pub produces gourmet fare
Vintage trucks meet Italian classics at Luna Pub, a trendy, casual restaurant in downtown Da Nang. Hoai Nam reports.
The Da Nang People's Committee has approved the setting up of a night market on the eastern bank of the Han River by the Dragon Mekong Trade and Service Company at a cost of VND12.7 billion.
Ha Long Bay and the Son Doong cave have been named among the top 10 "most breathtakingly beautiful places to visit on the planet" by travel website GlobalGrasshopper.
The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has set a target of five million visitors in 2015, a 4.2 per cent rise from this year.
The 30 millionth visitor to the Hue Relic Site, a UNESCO world cultural heritage, will be welcomed and feted at the end of this month.
Will the real Sai Gon dish stand up?
Will the real Sai Gon dish stand up?

HCMCity, known as the nation's commercial hub, is also a melting pot for cuisines from around the world. Hoang Ha does the rounds.

Looking too young to retire
Looking too young to retire

Dr. Dang Be Nam looks really good for her age. In fact, she looks so good that on December 4, six months before she was set to retire (June 2015) as director of the obstetrics and pediatrics ward at a major hospital in Ca Mau City, she was reappointed to her post for another 3.5 years.

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HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce 1    HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce

High demand for farm produce and the sheer variety of ways in which it is brought into HCM City from other localities makes quality control a very difficult task, officials say.

Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous

Top craftsmen and women from seven silk villages in Viet Nam will participate in the Viet Nam Silk Culture Day at Hoi An city's Silk Village centre on December 28.

Local art smashes auction record Local art smashes auction record

Days after noted Vietnamese artist Le Pho's View from the Hilltop set a new auction record, art collector Nguyen Minh still has a lingering feeling of regret.

Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners 3    Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners

Architecture and cultural managers discussed Long Bien Bridge's future at a seminar held on Wednesday in Ha Noi.

Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis

Viet Nam suffered a nightmare yesterday at My Dinh Stadium in Ha Noi as they were knocked out of the ASEAN Football Federation-Suzuki Cup.