Off the beaten tourist track, Quy Nhon is ready to be discovered
Are you looking for a peaceful, non-touristy beach free of pesky vendors, and a decent, affordable hotel near the sea?
Hong Kong BBQ carves out niche in capital
The barbecue joint offers authentic roast meat dishes without the typical hefty price tag. Elisabeth Rosen reports.
Tan Trao historical site marks 400,000th visitor
The Tan Trao historical site, a Special National Relic in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang, has received 400,000 visitors so far this year.
Northern Bac Giang Province will host its sixth festival of culture, sports and tourism for ethnic minorities in October, according to the provincial People's Committee.
Huffington Post, an American online news aggregator and blog, has named Viet Nam as one of the countries that can be visited for less than US$50 a day.
Visitors to Hue will be able to enjoy a month of promotions to mark National Day on September 2.
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.
Hong Kong BBQ carves out niche in capital
Hong Kong BBQ carves out niche in capital 1   

The barbecue joint offers authentic roast meat dishes without the typical hefty price tag. Elisabeth Rosen reports.

Minister fails to take up Ice Bucket Challenge
Minister fails to take up Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge is sweeping across Viet Nam, which is apparent to the tens of thousands of users of social media networks. Celebrities and teenagers in particular are mad about the craze, but politicians are a little more wary.

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President leads tribute to war hero who stood up to colonialism 1    President leads tribute to war hero who stood up to colonialism

President Truong Tan Sang yesterday attended a ceremony marking the 150th anniversary of the death of Truong Dinh, a national hero in the war against the French, in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang.

Viet Nam topple Japan in int'l Robocon finals Viet Nam topple Japan in int'l Robocon finals

The Lac Hong University Robocon team yesterday triumphed over their Japanese rival to take out this year's International Robocon contest in Pune, India.

How to eat to beat the heat: lessons from Asian tradition 2    How to eat to beat the heat: lessons from Asian tradition

At a recent English conversation get-together, I chose the topic - How to beat the heat? I also chose a second topic - Ways to calm down when one gets hot-headed.

Government refuses to give preferential policies to Vinalines in debt restructuring Government refuses to give preferential policies to Vinalines in debt restructuring

The Vietnamese Government will not make any preferential policies to support the Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) during its restructuring plan.

Vietnamese lions to roar again Vietnamese lions to roar again

In the near future, foreign-style stone lions with fierce looks, large paws and sharp teeth are expected to be removed from relics, pagodas and temples throughout the country.