Windy Days youth trips explore traditional Vietnamese culture
It's a cool autumn morning when senior student Pham Thi Thanh Huyen takes a bus trip with her friends for a one-day tour of the outskirts of Ha Noi.
Ha Noi, Da Nang rank eighth among top tourist attractions
A leading online tourism magazine, Smart Travel Asia, has named Da Nang and Ha Noi among the Top 10 attractive destinations in the region this year.
The annual Flower and Book Street Festival 2015 will open in HCM City from February 16 to 22 along Ham Nghi Street instead of Nguyen Hue Street due to construction of the Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line No 1 and Nguyen Hue walking street.
Da Nang's Son Tra Peninsula and Beaches Managing Board will build a tourist reception centre in March at the second Regional Maritime Search and Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Son Tra District.
Ha Long Bay's beauty seen through the lens
Designated as a UNESCO world heritage site 20 years ago, Ha Long Bay is one of Viet Nam's most popular tourist attractions.
Busking enlivens Ha Noi's old quarter
Authorities in the capital city seem to have hit on a win-win plan to promote the nation's folk traditions - encouraging artists to perform at street corners. Hong Thuy speaks to both performers and bystanders.
Son My Sanctuary provides stark reminder of My Lai's tragic history
Situated 13km northeast of Quang Ngai City and in the centre of Tinh Khe commune, the Son My Sanctuary revisits the tragic My Lai massacre, memorialising wounds still raw after four decades.
The Khmer Culture Museum in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Tra Vinh has welcomed more than 10,000 visitors after resuming operation a month ago. The museum suspended services for two years for a restoration.
Bac Son Valley in the northern province of Lang Son is entering its peak rice harvest season.
The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Dong Thap today will open a festival to celebrate Xeo Quyt's 20 years as a nationally recognised cultural and historic site.
Royal Caribbean Cruise's luxury cruise ship Celebrity Millennium docked at Hon Gai Port in Ha Long with nearly 2,200 visitors from the US, Canada, the UK, and Australia on Wednesday.
New Tadioto menu recalls old memories
New Tadioto menu recalls old memories

A dream turning true for a journalist turned hedonist chef, the Tadioto Bar offers culinary creations that deftly traverses different continents. Lucy Sexton is both satiated and transported to nostalgic cravings.

Cat-fight stops plane
Cat-fight stops plane

More than 200 passengers sitting tight on a plane bound for Ha Noi turned their eyes from the safety instructions to watch a cat-fight between a married woman and her husband's ex-girlfriend - while the husband sat between them.


Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist

The assistance that Singaporeans gave a Vietnamese tourist who was scammed when he bought an iPhone 6 in Singapore has earned much attention and applause from Vietnamese newspapers and netizens.

Old apartments remain in state of disrepair Old apartments remain in state of disrepair

There are more than 1,500 old apartment buildings at risk of collapse across Viet Nam, but in the last decade, only five per cent were rebuilt.

Province backs cable car to cave 2    Province backs cable car to cave

Authorities in central Quang Binh Province have given the go ahead for a highly controversial cable car system connecting various sites in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to the world's biggest cave, Son Doong.

Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films

Saigon Outcast will hold two free Thursday outdoor film screenings this month.

Tax not the solution to online gaming issue 1    Tax not the solution to online gaming issue

A 10 per cent tax on the online gaming industry recently proposed by the Ministry of Finance aims to address the connection between the increase in gaming addiction and game-related crimes among youngsters by charging them more to fuel their addiction.