Aspiring mountaineers choose scenic route up Ta Cu Mountain
A lot of people may find the Ta Cu Mountain a strange place to be on, but in reality it makes for an attractive climb.
Hue renews efforts to boost tourism
While Hue is offering discount tour packages in an attempt to lure visitors during the low season, more should be invested in the programme to ensure its success, Phuoc Buu reports.
Xa Dan dessert shop hits the sweet spot
Vietnamese che usually comes in flavours like black bean and lotus seed, but this shop offers more modern styles. Hoang Ha reports.
Undeveloped Binh Ba Island boasts tourism potential
With its clean beaches and charming scenery, Binh Ba Island in Cam Ranh City's Cam Binh Commune is an attractive destination in the central province of Khanh Hoa.
The northern province of Lao Cai, which is home to Sa Pa, a world-famous tourism site, looks forward to welcoming 100,000 tourists during the National Day holiday on September 2, according to the provincial Culture, Sports and Tourism Department
The Nghinh Ong (Whale Worship) festival in HCM City's coastal district of Can Gio will take place from September 5-10.
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.
Xa Dan dessert shop hits the sweet spot
Xa Dan dessert shop hits the sweet spot

Vietnamese che usually comes in flavours like black bean and lotus seed, but this shop offers more modern styles. Hoang Ha 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.