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Roof of Indochina, Mt Fansipan, is taller than previously thought

Fansipan, the highest peak in Indochina, is 4.3 meters taller than previously believed, Vietnamese scientists say.

Snippets from a daunting Fansipan mount challenge

A group of Vietnamese travelers in April experienced the joy of discovering the rugged, raw beauty of Fansipan, 'the roof of Indochina', in northern Vietnam.

Conquering a wild mountain peak in northern Vietnam

Standing at 3,049 m, Putaleng is Vietnam's second highest peak after Fansipan.
May 31, 2019 | 08:32 pm GMT+7

Mountainous province puts safety, environment ahead of tourist dollar

Authorities in Lai Chau Province are cracking down on unregulated mountain tourism citing safety and environmental concerns.
May 22, 2019 | 06:12 pm GMT+7

How strategic investors transforming Vietnam’s tourism landscape

A number of outstanding new tourism products have been helping draw international visitors to Vietnam and boosting tourism in recent years.
May 09, 2019 | 10:30 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s tallest mountain acquires a spiritual dimension

The age-old notion of gleaning wisdom from a learned one atop a mountain finds expression in Fansipan’s magnificent pagoda complex.
February 19, 2019 | 08:17 pm GMT+7

Hoang Lien Son mountain range, spectacle on the roof of Vietnam

Vietnam’s mountain range Hoang Lien Son is an irresistible charm with its breathtaking natural scenery.
December 22, 2018 | 10:34 am GMT+7

NatGeo lists Vietnam mountain range among world’s best destinations

U.S-based National Geographic’s listing of best travel spots for 2019 includes Vietnam’s Hoang Lien Son mountain range.
November 28, 2018 | 08:38 pm GMT+7

A Vietnamese man on crutches scales peak after peak

A man who cannot walk goes jogging, does yoga and climbs mountains, literally and metaphorically.
September 20, 2018 | 10:37 am GMT+7

Have a merry white Christmas on the roof of Vietnam

An icy grip took hold of Fansipan, the highest mountain in Indochina, on Monday night.
December 19, 2017 | 11:14 am GMT+7

Icy grip takes hold of Vietnam's highest mountain

Temperatures dropped to zero on the country’s highest peak Fansipan on Tuesday morning.
October 31, 2017 | 01:48 pm GMT+7

Family of British climber Aiden Webb reveals cause of his death

Aiden Webb, who died climbing Vietnam's highest mountain, plunged to his death after slipping down a steep waterfall, BBC on June 27 quoted his family as saying.
June 28, 2016 | 09:13 pm GMT+7

Body of British climber to be handed over to family in Sapa

Police officers have reached the body of British backpacker Aiden Webb on Mount Fansipan, a day after he was found dead by rangers.
June 10, 2016 | 12:30 pm GMT+7

Search for Aiden Webb on Fansipan as it happened

Aiden Webb, 22, a British backpacker, was found dead on Fansipan, Vietnam's tallest mountain, nearly a week after he was reported missing. The search team consisted of about 200 people, including rangers, policemen and locals.
June 10, 2016 | 10:10 am GMT+7

Body of missing Brit Aiden Webb found on Mount Fansipan

Search and rescue teams have found the body of missing British climber Aiden Webb on Mount Fansipan, according to Nguyen Quang Vinh, director of the Hoang Lien National Park.
June 09, 2016 | 02:48 pm GMT+7
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