Phu Quy islands offer tranquil getaway off the tourist track
Located 103km from Phan Thiet City in the central province of Binh Thuan, the Phu Quy island district has become a destination for visitors who love exploring the wild.
Cham minority villages woo tourists
His village and mosque are making a name as tourist hubs with more and more foreign tourists coming to his village, and to study Cham culture.
Discover the rustic charm of Thien Cam
The mountains and the small En island, far from the shore, ensure that visitors do not feel overwhelmed by the vastness of the sea that often causes humans to feel alone and insecure.
Vietnamese restaurant gives a taste of home in Paris
At the Opera Metro station in the heart of Paris, we spotted a white chalkboard advertising a Vietnamese restaurant. It was a strange location, as most Vietnamese dining places are located in the 13th arrondisement.
The Dam Sen Water Park in HCM City has been nominated as one of the 10 best water parks in Asia by tourism site www.tripadvisor.com.
The number of people enjoying night tours in Ha Long Bay has increased thanks to publicity campaigns.
The People's Committee of Con Dao Island District in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau announced that everyone in its tourism sector has specialised training.
Every day more than 1,000 tourists visit the Dong Loc T-Junction Historical Area in the central province of Ha Tinh as it prepares to mark the 67th anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs Day on Sunday.
Vietnamese Vespa lovers hit European roads
Members of the Ha Noi Vespa Club set a record by becoming the first aficionados of the iconic Italian scooter from Southeast Asia to attend a four-day global meet in Italy. Lan Dung reports on their experience
A veritable feast from the southeast
Beef is the standout specialty of the Sau Sanh Restaurant: barbequed ribs, hotspots and grilled dishes that attract diners from near and far. My Duyen samples the fare with relish.
Diverse themes mark coffee shop culture
With a blend of tradition and modernity, Sai Gon, officially known as Ho Chi Minh City, has recently offered a wide range of coffee shops for trendy Asian youth.
Vietnamese restaurant gives a taste of home in Paris
Vietnamese restaurant gives a taste of home in Paris

At the Opera Metro station in the heart of Paris, we spotted a white chalkboard advertising a Vietnamese restaurant. It was a strange location, as most Vietnamese dining places are located in the 13th arrondisement.

A redefinition of waste
A redefinition of waste

One student has learned the meaning of being environmentally-friendly. Nguyen Bao Thy (not her real name) was walking her dog near Anh Sao Bridge in the city when it decided to relieve itself. Thy cleaned up the mess with napkins and put it in a nearby waste-bin.

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PM meets acclaimed local mathematician PM meets acclaimed local mathematician

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday met Professor Ngo Bao Chau, the first Vietnamese to win the Fields Medal, the highest professional honour a mathematician can attain, and the Education Dialogue Group.

Scholars discuss East Sea dispute at int'l conference Scholars discuss East Sea dispute at int'l conference

The East Sea dispute will continue in the near future and urgent solutions should be found to manage the conflict and resolve it without force or the threat to use force and protect the rights of fishermen in traditional fishing grounds, an international conference that opened in HCM City yesterday agreed.

Police look into scam claims at pagoda Police look into scam claims at pagoda

Police are investigating rumors that a pagoda in Long Bien District is selling children for adoption.

A Vietnamese and a Chinese arrested for ivory smuggling A Vietnamese and a Chinese arrested for ivory smuggling

Customs officials have arrested a Chinese woman and a Vietnamese man at Suvarnabhumi Airport after they allegedly tried to smuggle out elephant tusks and ivory products worth about BAT9 million.

Places for a vacation: Son Doong Cave Places for a vacation: Son Doong Cave

Son Doong Cave in Viet Nam's Quang Binh Province has been suggested by the American news website huffingtonpost.com as one of the places to visit in 20 years.