Ben En, home to many rare species
We arrived at Ben En National Park, one of the most relaxing parks in north Viet Nam, early this month to join a reforestation programme with people in Thanh Hoa's Nhu Thanh District.
A festival to display over 100 traditional cakes made in the south and 50 other Vietnamese and foreign dishes will be celebrated from April 27 to May 1 in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta city of Can Tho.
The Hai Van Pass has just named as one of the top 10 "great scenic drives around the world… that you've probably never heard of" by British newspaper .
Some 250 craftspeople from 38 traditional handicraft villages will take part in the 2015 Traditional Handicraft Festival Hue to take place from April 29 to May 3.
The Nha Trang Institute of Oceanography in the south central province of Khanh Hoa has announced free entry from July 11 to 14 so that visitors can visit the ocean festival.
Basking in celestial splendour
A marshy village in Thua Thien – Hue Province has become a new tourist attraction with admirers saying its scenic beauty and cuisine offer something different from the usual. Phuoc Buu pays a visit, and is enthralled as well.
Ba Danh Pagoda still exudes peace, tranquility after years of solitude
A cock crows from the garden in the remote Ba Danh pagoda near Ha Nam City, breaking the silence beside the romantic Day River. The breeze blows from nearby Ngoc Mountain, driving away the heat of early summer.
Tourists, and locals, now have helicopters as a means of transport from Da Nang to world heritage sites in the central region via Viet Nam TravelMart Agency's chartered tours, though the trip isn't cheap.
Royal Caribbean International's Voyager of the Seas cruise ship docked at Tan Cang-Cai Mep international port in southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province on April 13, bringing more than 3,500 foreign passengers and crew members.
The French embassy has signed a partnership agreement with six of Viet Nam's travel companies to help them expedite the granting of visas for their clients.
The 2015 Carnaval Ha Long is set to open on May 8 in downtown Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province. The Quang Ninh provincial People's Committee said Carnaval Ha Long was considered the highlight of tourism activities in 2015 in Quang Ninh. The annual event offers an opportunity to promote the native culture to visitors.
Serving steaks you can't beef about
Serving steaks you can't beef about

An importer of foodstuff from Korea, Australia and the US is following up on his desire to serve quality food in a warm atmosphere at reasonable prices. Bui Hoai Nam reports from Da Nang City.

Music for pregnant pigs
Music for pregnant pigs

Farmer Nguyen Vu Phuong, 49, from Ward 8, Vinh Long City, in the southern province of Vinh Long, has a unique trick when raising pigs: letting them listen to the music of famous Vietnamese singers.

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Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

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The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.