Mountainous embrace imparts secluded beauty to Eo Gio
After we arrived at Nhon Ly Village in Quy Nhon City for a three-day working trip last month, we were invited to visit Eo Gio beach, ensconced in a beautiful embrace by the mountains.
The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Dong Thap will organise a tourism festival at the Tram Chim National Park in Tam Nong District on September 25.
Besides day tours, the Hoi An City People's Committee has opened all-day tours on Cu Lao Cham Island every Saturday, attracting many tourists.
The Quang Binh Province People's Committee has recognised Nhat Le, Quang Phu and Bao Ninh beaches in Dong Hoi City as the province's top tourism destinations.
Fruit orchards in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, the country's largest fruit cultivation area, are now in the harvest season.
Listening to old music with young ears
Aficionados of ca Hue, a musical art form that has both royal and common roots, are expecting UNESCO to recognise it as a world heritage, but an equally important recognition is happening in the hearts of young listeners.
Con Dao Island in the central province of Vung Tau aims to become an international-standard spiritual and eco-tourism centre by 2030, according to a newly approved plan to develop the island.
The management board of the Cam Luong Holy Fish Cave in the north-central province of Thanh Hoa targets more than 250,000 visitors this year.
Readers of an online website, www.cntraveler.com, have selected Sao Beach on Phu Quoc Island of the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang as one of the top 10 island beaches to unplug and unwind.
Northwest river captivates intrepid explorers
It was the beginning of winter in the northern province of Ha Giang. Tran Anh Tu, 30, said he still remembered the fog covering the endless mountain ranges on two sides of the Gam River. They took off on a journey straight out of a fantasy, gliding along in a high-speed boat down the river.
Duong River maintains its poetic beauty
The poetic verses by poet Hoang Cam, which I learned in high school literature classes, recently took me to the Duong River bank to admire its beauty.
Carving a niche in sweet tooth cravings
Carving a niche in sweet tooth cravings

Tapping into a Vietnamese penchant for all things Korean, POW POW Snow serves desserts that have high school and college students knocking on its doors even before they open. Annalise Frank reports.

The tooth fairy misses out

Forty-nine-year-old Do Ha Bac of central Binh Dinh Province has had most of his teeth out. Whenever he feels a stab of pain, he's off to the dentist.

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Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water

By the time Nguyen Thi Thung, grey-haired and sporting traditional ba ba brown clothes, stops her motorbike near the gates of Ha Noi Cancer Hospital, patients, relatives and street vendors holding empty bottles are already queued up.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security 2    CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security

The Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) has issued a plan for better management and prevention of theft of passengers' baggage and cargo, and to ensure aviation security.

Son makes Dad prize wheelchair 1    Son makes Dad prize wheelchair

Le Van Hoa works through his lunchtime at a workshop at the Hue College of Industry every day, despite the extreme heat. He is finalising an electric wheelchair designed for his father who was paralysed in a motorbike accident 12 years ago.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.