Hue offers discounts to heritage sites in September
Visitors to Hue get chance to enjoy a month of promotion on occasion of the National Day, September 2.
Tay Ho eatery serves up Polish with flair
One of the newest additions to trendy Tay Ho District, Pyza upgrades Poland's traditional meat-and-potatoes fare. Elisabeth Rosen reports.
Northern province adds three ‘standard' tourist beaches
Three more beaches in the northern province of Quang Ninh have been officially named as standard tourism beaches, according to new decisions released by the provincial People's Committee.
The Sai Gon Railway Passenger Transport Company said it would put more trains into operation between HCM City and Nha Trang, Quy Nhon or Phan Thiet during the Independence Day holiday on September 2.
The entry fee to the famous Con Son – Kiep Bac Historical Area will be reduced by 10 per cent and the accommodation prices by five to 30 per cent, according to the area's management board.
Visitors to the northern province of Lao Cai increased by 25 per cent year-on-year in the first seven months of this year, according to the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Ninh Thuan vineyard offers rustic summertime escape for travellers
It felt like the burning sun in the central province of Ninh Thuan had been turned off as I walked under the green leaves in Nguyen Van Moi's vineyard in Ninh Phuoc District, 7km from Phan Rang City.
Salt n' Lime adds zest to Ha Noi dining
Anew Mexican eatery inTay Ho serves up tacos and burritos that showcase fresh local ingredients. Elisabeth Rosen reports.
Ceramics museum offers trip through local pottery history
An old-style tile-roofed house appeared in the middle of a large open public ground next to the headquarters of Kim Lan Commune People's Committee. Hesitation stopped me for a while before I entered the first community museum in Viet Nam.
The annual flood season has begun in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta and upstream provinces like Dong Thap and An Giang are waiting for tourists to explore the beauty of the flooded landscape.
The Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) province of Dak Nong has discovered a cave system in the Serepok River basin in Krong No District that appears suitable for developing tourism.
Tay Ho eatery serves up Polish with flair
Tay Ho eatery serves up Polish with flair

One of the newest additions to trendy Tay Ho District, Pyza upgrades Poland's traditional meat-and-potatoes fare. Elisabeth Rosen reports.

Get set for beer-free bars
Get set for beer-free bars

University professor Dinh Van Thuan dreams of producing an alcohol-free beer, the first of its kind in Viet Nam. According to Thuan, the investment is bound to pay off, especially as authorities have tightened controls on drunk driving and the Ministry of Health is drafting a ban on liquor sales after 10pm to curb alcohol abuse.

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Viet Nam issues directive to prevent Ebola outbreak 1    Viet Nam issues directive to prevent Ebola outbreak

People from countries affected by the Ebola outbreak in the last 21 days, will have to sign a medical declaration before entering Viet Nam from August 15.

Overseas PhDs fail to guarantee jobs 2    Overseas PhDs fail to guarantee jobs

People who earn their PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) abroad on State budget money, often return home to find their employment chances are relatively dim.

Elephants at risk in Dak Lak 1    Elephants at risk in Dak Lak

Elephant numbers are falling rapidly in Dak Lak Province and local authorities are struggling to protect the giant animals from the threat of extinction.

Mui Ne rated 2nd most beautiful beach in Southeast Asia 2    Mui Ne rated 2nd most beautiful beach in Southeast Asia

Mui Ne beach in the central province of Binh Thuan has been rated by travel guide Canadian Travellers as one of the 11 most beautiful beaches in Southeast Asia.

New fleet of tuna vessels to set sail in September New fleet of tuna vessels to set sail in September

The Ship Institute at the University of Nha Trang and the Yanmar Company of Japan last Saturday launched a composite-hulled tuna fishing ship in Nha Trang City.