Idyllic Thung Nham mangroves offer bird watching paradise
At dusk, we take a boat to the mangrove forests of Thung Nham Bird Park and wait for the flocks to return to their nests after a hard working day. Silently, we hide the boats under the trees as the noisy birds fly to their homes. Their sounds fill the mangroves.
Village preserves art of fish sauce
Making fish sauce is a way of life for residents in this village near Da Nang, but can they make the traditional product successful in modern Viet Nam or around the world? Cong Thanh reports.
Resort restaurant goes green with chayote
One chef had the unusual idea of creating a wide array of dishes from chayote, a plant popular in this highlands region. An Vu reports.
Thua Thien-Hue Province will celebrate the annual Lang Co – World Beautiful Bay Festival on April 24-25, marking the fifth year of Lang Co Bay's entry into the Club of the Most Beautiful Bays of the World (World-Bays).
The northern mountainous province of Lao Cai received 397,410 visitors, including 191,602 foreign tourists, in the first quarter, a 25 per cent jump year-on-year, according to the local Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Fruit orchards in the Mekong (Mekong) Delta are entering the harvest season and now is the ideal time to visit them.
The Da Lat Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism is drafting a plan to create a pedestrians-only street in Lam Vien Square by closing off a section of Tran Quoc Toan Street from Ho Tung Mau roundabout to Yersin Park to vehicles on Friday and Saturday nights.
Tours to seaside resort towns in the south have increased this year for the Liberation Day and Labour Day holiday period beginning at the end of the month.
Hue gala to dazzle, expand audience
The latest edition of the biennial Hue Festival, starting this weekend, seeks to offer more things to more people, but 16 years on, the landmark event faces several ‘familiar' challenges, reports Phuoc Buu.
Le Crespo at your service with pizzazz
An Italian restaurant run by a Swiss-Vietnamese woman pays close attention to detail - its decor, its food and the way it is served, and Thu Anh also enjoys gazing out of the window at a leafy street below
Traditional lotus flowers bring joy to Mekong farmers, tourists
When trying to find somewhere to go during weekends, one of my friend suggested making a trip to the Dong Thap Muoi (Plain of Reeds), 165km west from HCM City, to watch lotuses in full bloom. Curious, my friends and I later drove down to the "Land of Lotuses".
Resort restaurant goes green with chayote
Resort restaurant goes green with chayote

One chef had the unusual idea of creating a wide array of dishes from chayote, a plant popular in this highlands region. An Vu reports.

Fat-baby formula backfires
Fat-baby formula backfires

Impatient for their children to grow up or worried that they will become stunted adults, many young Vietnamese mothers take steps to "solve" the situation. A video clip posted recently on a popular website for breast-feeding mothers shocked viewers when the mother tried to force-feed her daughter milk through a large, milk-filled syringe.

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Mekong summit calls for greater riparian co-operation Mekong summit calls for greater riparian co-operation

Mekong River riparian countries have improved co-operation since the first Mekong River Commission (MRC) summit held in Thailand four years ago, a senior Vietnamese official has said.

Viet Nam attempts to hold back deadly measles strain Viet Nam attempts to hold back deadly measles strain

The head of Viet Nam's General Department of Preventive Medicine, Tran Dac Phu, announced on Tuesday that the department would work to contain the outbreak of measles over the coming months.

Da Nang plans a greener future Da Nang plans a greener future

The central city of Da Nang will have a face-lift as it becomes a green city following the Prime Minister's decision on the city's adjusted master urban plan for 2030 and 2050.

Delta households face water shortage Delta households face water shortage

More than 377,000 people in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta face a fresh water shortage because of saline water intrusion in the area, according to the National Centre for Rural Clean Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation.

Ha Noi to host National Shooting Cup 1    Ha Noi to host National Shooting Cup

The National Shooting Cup is scheduled to take place in the Ha Noi-based National Sports Training Centre from April 16 to 24.