Con Co Island looks to reap tourism gains from pristine looks, heroic past
At night, it looks like a floating city on a sea filled with light.
BOOCiti launches forward-thinking cafe
Boo Cafe, the next frontier of the Boo brand, brings a community-oriented perspective to Ha Noi's see-and-be-scene. Lucy Sexton reports.
Uong Bi City, home to Yen Tu, seeks spiritual visitors
Uong Bi City in the northern province of Quang Ninh will develop spiritual and ecological tourism as part of its road map for the sector through 2020.
The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta city of Can Tho will begin direct air services to Lam Dong and Khanh Hoa provinces next year to promote tourism, according to its Investment, Trade and Tourism Promotion Centre.
The first Vietnamese tourism booking site has been set up at www.gotadi.com.
Sample Vietnamese variety on one plate
When it comes to street food, can modern Hoang Yen Buffet compare with local eateries all over Viet Nam? Thu Anh reports.
With its vast cajeput forests and beautiful scenery, the Gao Giong Eco-Tourism Area in the Mekong Delta is an attractive destination, especially in the flood season.
The northern province of Phu Tho last week launched its tourism website at http://dulich.phutho.gov.vn and decided to establish a tourism information and promotion centre.
Located around 35km from HCM City, the 84ha Buu Long Tourist Park in Dong Nai Province's Bien Hoa city is an ideal tourism destination with its mountains, forest, ancient pagodas, and Long An Lake, which is dubbed a "miniature Ha Long Bay".
To promote its tourism potential, Tay Ninh Province in northwest of HCM City will invest in major tourism areas like Ba Den Mountain to develop entertainment facilities, an eco-park, and festival and spiritual tourism.
The annual Bay Nui ox race in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang begins next Monday.
BOOCiti launches forward-thinking cafe
BOOCiti launches forward-thinking cafe

Boo Cafe, the next frontier of the Boo brand, brings a community-oriented perspective to Ha Noi's see-and-be-scene. Lucy Sexton reports.

Viet Nam earns a dubious honour
Viet Nam earns a dubious honour

According to Euromonitor International, a London-based market research company, Viet Nam now ranks among the top Southeast Asian beer-drinking nations.

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Authorities step in to save old trees 1    Authorities step in to save old trees

The Ha Noi People's Committee has asked Ha Noi Urban Railway Management Unit to try to avoid chopping down many old trees to make way for a future metro line.

Young travellers rescue bus accident victims Young travellers rescue bus accident victims

A group of 16 young Vietnamese motorbikers were first on the scene at last Monday's tragic bus accident on its way from the resort town of Sa Pa, which killed 13 of the 50 passengers on a sleeper bus.

Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water

People living in apartment buildings of the capital's new urban areas are expressing concern over poor-quality tap water.

Minister acts on highway peril Minister acts on highway peril

The Ministry of Transport has urged Lao Cai People's Committee to co-ordinate the completion of the highway linking Noi Bai airport with Lao Cai and the resort town of Sa Pa.

VN film triumphs at Venice festival 2    VN film triumphs at Venice festival

A film by Vietnamese female director Nguyen Hoang Diep beat seven other foreign debut features to win the Best Film prize at the 2014 Venice International Film Festival's International Critics' Week.