‘Slow loris' village provides a vacation from fast-paced life
The picturesque sight of houses amidst a valley of flowers sent me into an ecstasy of delight when I visited Cu Lan Village.
VN hotels among best in region
Four Vietnamese hotels have been named among the best hotels in the Asian region by US magazine Travel + Leisure.
Mekong a best-value destination
Viet Nam ‘s Mekong Delta has been chosen among the 10 best-value destinations for 2015 by Rough Guides, a British publisher of travel and reference guides.
VN ranks in emerging hotspot list
Viet Nam is one of the world's 25 best countries to visit next year, according to US travel site Fodor.
Da Nang reveals tourism plan
The Da Nang Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has unveiled an action plan for the city to become an outstanding tourist destination next year after it was listed among Top Traveler's Choice Destination on the Rise for 2015 by US tourism website TripAdvisor.
Will the real Sai Gon dish stand up?
HCMCity, known as the nation's commercial hub, is also a melting pot for cuisines from around the world. Hoang Ha does the rounds.
Approximately 60,000 holidaymakers from South Korea visited the central province of Khanh Hoa's Nha Trang city so far this year, double the 2013 number, the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism reported.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the trial circulation of caravans of more than nine seats brought into Viet Nam by German tourists.
The fourth Coconut Festival will take place in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre from April 7-13, the event's organising board reported.
The central province of Quang Nam has recognised three villages as examples of traditional craft villages: Thanh Ha pottery village, Cua Khe fish sauce village and Porning brocade weaving village.
Industrial-style pub produces gourmet fare
Vintage trucks meet Italian classics at Luna Pub, a trendy, casual restaurant in downtown Da Nang. Hoai Nam reports.
Will the real Sai Gon dish stand up?
Will the real Sai Gon dish stand up?

HCMCity, known as the nation's commercial hub, is also a melting pot for cuisines from around the world. Hoang Ha does the rounds.

Weak taser shocks ‘daring' thief
Weak taser shocks ‘daring' thief

As dares go, it was somewhat strange, and would take unusual daring to carry it out.When Pham Quang Vinh of Nha Trang City posted an online advertisement selling his 600cc motorbike, a hitherto unidentified friend of Nguyen Tan Hieu, a 26-year-old big bike enthusiast in HCM City, dared him to steal it.

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Russia economic gloom hurts tourism Russia economic gloom hurts tourism

The number of Russian tourists arriving in Viet Nam is expected to decline at the beginning of 2015, due to the devaluation of the ruble in Russia.

PM calls for police to remain vigilant 1    PM calls for police to remain vigilant

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday urged police nationwide to step up vigilance next year against the nefarious designs of hostile and criminal forces.

New detox policy sees theft decline 1    New detox policy sees theft decline

HCM City has seen a slight decrease in the number of thefts, robberies and drug sales two weeks after deciding to send drug addicts without a stable residence to two local centres, according to local police.

New sitcom draws teen viewers New sitcom draws teen viewers

5S Online, a popular new sitcom aimed at teenagers, demonstrates that the sitcom genre is catching on in Viet Nam.

Viet Nam faces forestry restructuring hurdles Viet Nam faces forestry restructuring hurdles

Viet Nam needs to tackle several major challenges in order to restructure its forestry sector, said Nguyen Xuan Quat, a professor at the Research Institute for Sustainable Forest Management and Forest Certification.