Mekong Delta's largest lagoon lives up to name ‘sea on plains'
As the biggest natural lake in the Mekong Delta, Thi Tuong Lagoon in the southern province of Ca Mau has earned a reputation as "a sea on plains".
Lang Biang reserve a hot spot for biodiversity
The Lang Biang Biosphere Reserve is home to an array of species, making it ideal for research and eco-tourism. Bach Lien & Phuoc Buu report.
Chef goes to great lengths for authentic taste
Culinary expert Nguyen Phuong Hai of the Quan An Ngon chain discusses the quest for authentic shrimp paste, rare leaves and more.
Ngon Pho dives headfirst into diverse dishes
The Ha Noi restaurant, which is divided into five sections, reimagines street food and serves up Vietnamese dishes from all three regions.
Nui Cam to attract Tet visitors
Nui Cam (Forbidden Mountain) in An Giang Province, the highest point in the Mekong Delta, is an interesting destination for visitors during the Lunar New Year.
Mekong flower streets in bloom
Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Dong Thap and Can Tho City have all created flower streets and organised spring flower festivals to celebrate Tet (the Lunar New Year), which falls on February 7 this year.
Cities to set off fireworks for Tet
Many cities and provinces around the country will set off fireworks on the eve of Tet (Lunar New Year).
Hoi An starts tourism programme
UNESCO heritage site Hoi An has launched a tourism stimulus programme with the participation of travel and services companies to attract tourists.
Hotel Nikko Saigon wins award
Hotel Nikko Saigon has won the 2016 Travellers' Choice award in the Luxury Hotels category from TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site.
Tour enables visitors to explore Vietnamese life through a lens
A trip can definitely be much less fulfilling if one cannot keep photographs of places visited, beautiful scenery, happy locals or even just miscellaneous things that catch one's eye.
HCM City plans 2nd largest flower fest
A flower festival will be organised in the first week of February to welcome Lunar New Year in Phu My Hung City Centre in District 7 of HCM City with many entertainment events.
Ngon Pho dives headfirst into diverse dishes
Ngon Pho dives headfirst into diverse dishes

The Ha Noi restaurant, which is divided into five sections, reimagines street food and serves up Vietnamese dishes from all three regions.

Kitchen Gods ride motorboat to Heaven
Kitchen Gods ride motorboat to Heaven

For most Vietnamese, Tet (Lunar New Year festival) has actually begun with the Ong Cong - Ong Tao (Land Genie and Kitchen Gods) ceremony on the 23rd of the last month of the lunar year, which falls on February 1 this year.On this day, every family is busy staging a farewell ceremony for the Land Genie and the Kitchen Gods on their yearly visit of Heaven.

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Teacher's long fight for justice pays off Teacher's long fight for justice pays off

Nguyen Than spent years trying to prove the innocence of his former student, wrongfully convicted on a murder charge 18 years ago.

Passion motivates circus artists to take risks Passion motivates circus artists to take risks

The circus has always been about performers attempting precarious and daring acts in exchange for the intangible reward of the roar of the crowd.

New flowers grown for Tet New flowers grown for Tet

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta will offer new varieties of flowers for the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, which falls on February 8 this year.

VN strives to reform customs ahead of FTAs VN strives to reform customs ahead of FTAs

The World Trade Organisation's Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) would boost customs reforms to facilitate trade across borders in line with international standards, an official has said.