Kayaking tours make a splash in Da Nang with sea adventurers
On the coast of Da Nang's Son Tra Peninsula, Nguyen Kim Thu, 32, and a 20-member yoga team like to explore the sea on kayak, an increasingly popular tourist activity.
Tunnel preserves memories of wartime
Ky Anh tunnel, which played a vital role in the American war, is being restored as a tourist destination. Cong Thanh reports.
‘Flower' restaurant serves substantial fare
This casual neighbourhood eatery offers affordable Japanese dishes made with Vietnamese ingredients. Duhwee Pham reports.
National park launches zipline
Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park in central Quang Binh Province has just launched a zipline.
A culture and tourism week in Mu Cang Chai District in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai from September 25 to 30 will highlight the beauty of the region's spectacular terraced rice fields and H'mong culture.
Environmental and social responsibility website Mother Nature Network has announced a list of the 30 most beautiful places in the world including the rice terraces of northern Viet Nam.
Thanh Hoa Province will celebrate the 2015 National Tourism Year, titled "Connecting World Heritages in Viet Nam".
Village relaunches ancient kite festival
Suspended for decades, DaiHoang Village's historic kite festival is once again a major event. Bui Hoang and Trung Hieu report.
VN eatery serves up style with substance
Perched above Hoan Kiem Lake, Cau Go boasts sweeping views of the city's bustling streets and a serene dining experience to escape the chaos ensuing six stories below. David Mann reports.
Dien Khanh ancient citadel to become pedestrian-only area
The People's Committee of the central province of Khanh Hoa has decided to move all administrative offices, army units and schools out of Dien Khanh ancient citadel, transforming this area into a walking area in order to attract more visitors.
A festival showcasing traditional costumes and presenting traditional cultural features will be organised in Da Lat City from October 31 to November 2.
‘Flower' restaurant serves substantial fare
‘Flower' restaurant serves substantial fare

This casual neighbourhood eatery offers affordable Japanese dishes made with Vietnamese ingredients. Duhwee Pham reports.

Everyone is a potential fool
Everyone is a potential fool

There's an old Vietnamese saying that all people are potential fools. One midnight recently, Ho Quang Muoi, 32, casually walked into a Public Security Ministry jail in central Nghe An Province's Tan Ky District - with his eyes wide open.

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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 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.