Architect uses nature to nurture village
Erosion pushed hundreds of villagers away from their home six years ago, but since then French-Vietnamese architect Bui Kien Quoc has stopped the river's encroachment and turned the area into an eco-tourism destination. Cong Thanh reports.
The Mekong Delta received 7.3 million visitors in the first quarter of this year, an increase of 20.9 per cent compared with the same period last year.
Travel firms are vying with one another to offer attractive summer tour packages amid increasing demand for travel.
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has revealed plans to promote Viet Nam's attractions in India, which is a booming market.
The northern province of Lang Son will hold the Mau Son Summer Tourism Festival at the eponymous tourism site in Cao Loc and Loc Binh districts on Sunday.
HCM City will launch its first electric bus service going through downtown tourist destinations like Ben Thanh Market, the War Remnants Museum and the Nguyen Hue walking street early next month.
Cho Lach District, which has the largest fruit cultivation area in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Ben Tre, will hold the annual fruit festival at its Culture and Sport Centre from June 15 to 21.
The Nha Trang Snake Show with a lot of thrilling reptilian performances has opened in the country's famous beach city.
Kon Ka Kinh National Park in the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) province of Gia Lai is an ideal destination for tourists with its beautiful forests, picturesque streams and waterfalls, and diverse range of flora and fauna.
Visit Ha Long Bay of the hills
With its gigantic landscape and precious natural resources, Na Hang Eco-Tourism Zone in the highland district of the northern province of Tuyen Quang has become a popular tourism destination.
A veritable feast from the rural south
Fish and pork dishes flavoured with peperomia, rice-paddy herb and galangal are just a few of the traditional southern specialities that Chef Lam Phuong Vu has reinterpreted at his new restaurant in HCM City. My Duyen reports.
Sushi for seafood lovers worth the price tag
Sushi for seafood lovers worth the price tag

Sometimes your son's sudden cravings can lead you to a tasty discovery. Thanh Ha recounts her colourful, fish-filled meals at Sushi Kei, a new restaurant in Vincom Centre.

Ladder houses return to Ha Noi
Ladder houses return to Ha Noi

A 565-metre extension to Nguyen Van Huyen Street in Cau Giay has led to the street being called the most expensive in Ha Noi. The section, connecting Nguyen Khanh Toan and Cau Giay streets, cost nearly VND1 trillion (US$46.2 million) including VND680 billion ($31.4 million) for site clearance compensation.

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Commando recalls sinking of US aircraft carrier Commando recalls sinking of US aircraft carrier

Seventy-nine-year-old former Vietnamese commando Lam Son Nao still feels uncomfortable whenever he thinks about the moment he tried to recover 84 kilos of explosives that had been left near the USNS Core aircraft carrier.

When festivals lose sight of the people 1    When festivals lose sight of the people

Last year I visited George Town in Penang, Malaysia. I was excited to find a lot of similarities between it and my hometown, Hue.

Cultural events lead to fireworks competition 1    Cultural events lead to fireworks competition

An International cuisine event will be held in the central city as a lead up to this weekend's scheduled seventh Da Nang International Fireworks Competition, a contest between teams representing five countries.

Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS 1    Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS

Da Nang plans to use the geographic information system (GIS) in the city's public tree management work, the municipal People's Committee spokesman Vo Van Thuong said.

Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys

The Nghe An Province's environmental crimes division said this morning that it has detained a man for allegedly trafficking monkeys following a tip-off.