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Da Nang coast toasts first hot air balloon show

Huge balloons of various shapes give Da Nang coastal park a dramatic, colorful skyline in central Vietnam.

Hanoi a huge holiday draw for Vietnamese tourists

Scorching temperatures have not deterred hundreds of thousands of visitors from flocking to Hanoi for Reunification Day holiday.

Saigon to ban vehicles on certain streets during long holiday weekend

To celebrate Reunification Day on April 30 and Labor Day on May 1, vehicles will be banned on certain streets in Saigon, authorities said.
April 25, 2019 | 05:54 pm GMT+7

Sa Pa hotels hit by severe water shortage

Hospitality businesses in the drought-hit mountain resort town of Sa Pa are struggling to find enough water.
April 24, 2019 | 09:03 pm GMT+7

Flights get expensive in national holiday travel rush

Many flights and train tickets to tourist destinations have either been fully booked, and prices for remaining seats have risen.
April 19, 2019 | 04:55 pm GMT+7

Airlines close to selling out Reunification, Labor Day flights

Airlines have reported a 10-15 percent increase in demand for tickets during the long holiday at the end of this month.
April 04, 2019 | 05:29 pm GMT+7

Extra abdication holidays pose dilemma for hardworking Japanese

Many Japanese do not know what to do during the unprecedented 10-day holiday for the Emperor's abdication starting April 30.
April 04, 2019 | 09:45 am GMT+7

Hundreds of deaths, injuries as traffic accidents spike during Tet

There have been 248 traffic accidents and 383 casualties during Tet, the Lunar New Year holiday, according to National Traffic Safety Committee.
February 10, 2019 | 01:24 pm GMT+7

Hanoi presents great opportunities for an unforgettable Tet

Both residents and visitors in Hanoi have chances aplenty to make this Lunar New Year one to remember.
February 04, 2019 | 08:52 pm GMT+7

A Tet primer: How Vietnamese celebrate their most important festival

A brief look at the main activities that the Vietnamese engage in as they celebrate the Lunar New Year.
February 02, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Bank services falter, overwhelmed by Tet demand

Many bank services including online transactions and ATM withdrawals are failing, unable to cope with high Tet related demand.
February 02, 2019 | 02:05 pm GMT+7

30 places where Hanoi will set off Tet fireworks

Hanoi will set off firecrackers at 30 venues this year to welcome Tet, the Year of the Pig.
February 02, 2019 | 11:09 am GMT+7

An early 20th century Tet celebration in black and white

One hundred years ago, Tet evoked the same excitement and expectations it does today; except, things were very different.
February 02, 2019 | 07:45 am GMT+7

Asia Coffee: Vietnam shipments seen halted on holiday; Indonesia trade quiet

Coffee shipments from Vietnam are expected to fall sharply next week on the Lunar New Year holiday.
February 01, 2019 | 09:53 am GMT+7

Pet Tet: Brisk Lunar New Year business for pet services

Amidst the Tet bustle nationwide, pets are being prepared to be at their best for Lunar New Year festivities.
January 30, 2019 | 10:26 am GMT+7
 
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